FOOD + DRINK

HEALTHY MINT CHIP SMOOTHIE

I love adding smoothie to my diet, especially when the weather warms up. However, I don’t always want a fruit smoothie. Sometimes I want a smoothie that will curb my craving for a sugary snack while still providing nutrients. I recently got the idea to re-create smoothies from popular brands and put my own twist […]

9 THINGS IN MY TRADER JOES CART | WINTER EDITION

I love when Trader Joe’s brings out all the holiday items. There is nothing more fun than exploring the isles and finding some holiday favorites to add to my cart. I wanted to share with you which items I pick up every year around the holidays. HOT CHOCOLATE STICKS These are my favorite hot chocolate […]

VALENTINE’S DAY CHARCUTERIE BOARD

I can’t believe Valentines day is already here. It is one of my favorite holidays because who doesn’t love to celebrate love? Obviously things are very different this year, but I also think it’s a great opportunity to take a step back, and celebrate the way you want to without too much pressure. My boyfriend […]

PUMPKIN RISOTTO

When Fall rolls around I love to switch up my dishes in the kitchen. I like to add pumpkin, squash, and more hearty meals to my weekly line-up. One of my all time favorites is this pumpkin risotto. I love making risotto all year long, but there is something so cozy about this Fall version. […]

A “HEALTHIER” PINA COLADA

I have always been a huge fan of Pina coladas. Even as a child, I would always order virgin Pina Coladas every chance I got. Nothing says summer more to me that a great blended Pina Colada in a fancy glass. Now here’s the problem: they are super unhealthy AND there are a lot of […]

WHAT I BUY AT TRADER JOE’S

I love Trader Joe’s and do 90% of my grocery shopping there. I am always interested in what people buy and love seeing grocery hauls. I feel more inspired to cook after and I find it fascinating! So I thought it would be fun to share with you what I get on my trips to […]

EASY SHREDDED CHICKEN TACOS

I have been on a big Mexican food kick lately and these are my go-to chicken tacos. Not only are they delicious (and a little spicy) but they are super easy to make! INGREDIENTS: one jar of chipotle roasted peppers 2 large or 3 medium sized chicken breasts either 1/2 can of diced tomatoes OR […]

MY GO-TO GREEN SMOOTHIE

It took me a good long time before I jumped on the green smoothie bandwagon. I honestly am not a fan of spinach and the thought of drinking raw spinach use to gross me out UNTIL I discovered a smoothie that I honestly can not get sick of! If you are a fan of Pina […]

QUARANTINE COFFEE & TEA RECIPES

One of the hardest parts of being stuck at home for me has been not being able to go to a coffee shop regularly. I do make quite a bit of coffee drinks at home but there are certain ones that just can’t be made at home. I have spent the past few weeks creating […]

EASY VEGGIE TACOS

I love Love LOVE Mexican food! I also love a good healthy Mexican option that I won’t feel guilty binge eating. I found a recipe years ago for veggie tacos that I have made my own. Every time I make these my entire (picky) family loves them and never leave any leftovers. INGREDIENTS: 1 can […]