BBQ season is finally upon us! What's your favorite backyard barbecue side dish? I love tater tots with my burgers but sometimes the regular tots are just... boring. So I decided to make these sweet potato tots for a more interesting, flavorful (and healthier) side dish. Veggie tots are a great substitution for regular tater … Continue reading Sweet Potato Tater Tots
Excited to announce I'm going on a road trip across the country with my best friend, Carson, this week! Road trips typically consist of drive thrus and rest stops with some pretty unhealthy snack options so my goal before we left was to whip up some healthier energy bites to keep us fueled during some … Continue reading Peanut Butter and Maple Energy Balls
No holiday meal is complete without brie! In my house, we always have brie out as an appetizer during the holidays and I decided to kick it up a notch this year at Thanksgiving by making these brie and cranberry bites from Delish (original recipe and video here) These bites are simple and easy to make … Continue reading Brie and Cranberry Bites
Nothing says summer like grilling, and nothing makes us happy like grilled cheese! Next time you fire up the grill for a backyard BBQ, throw a wheel of cheese on there and I guarantee it'll be a hit. This grilled brie is inspired by a recipe from Delish, found here. I made this on a summer … Continue reading Grilled Brie with Strawberries and Balsamic
Without a doubt, my dad makes the best homemade guacamole on the planet. You can try to tell me otherwise but once you try this guac I guarantee you will never go back to store bought or Chipotle's (sorry Chipotle, I love you!) recipe again. Okay, so I've grown up with this guacamole recipe my … Continue reading Holy Guacamole!
There's no better time to try a new dish than on a Monday! A new week means new opportunities and adventures- even in the kitchen! I know, for most people, brussels sprouts are the last thing they would think about eating. I didn't even try them until a few months ago, but to my surprise, I really … Continue reading Honey Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Eat it for breakfast or dessert! Either way, it's sweet enough to satisfy your sweet tooth and healthy enough to eliminate any regrets afterwards! This recipe is so simple and I love making these because they look so elegant when they are done. You can make many different variations of this recipe. Try adding different kinds of … Continue reading Vanilla Greek Yogurt Granola Cups