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Iced Pumpkin Loaf with Cinnamon Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

It is officially time to start using pumpkin. I try not to over do pumpkin treats during fall so they hold their magical goodness.  You really can't over do something you love or it will become a top 40 song that you can't bear to listen…
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Skinny Strawberry Mint Mojito

I know its only Wednesday... but you look like you could use a cocktail.  This weather is throwing me for a loop.  This weekend I felt like I lived in an oven... and now i'm wearing a sweatshirt.  What is going on!  Hence…
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Mango Pineapple Smoothie (Dairy Free!)

Summer is slowly slipping away, but the heat seems to just finally be hitting so-cal.  Smoothies are the best way to have some delicious fruit and cool you down as well.  I love creamy smoothies but I try to stay away from dairy.…
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DIY: Reupholstered Dining Chairs

Hello my DIY friends!  Being a homeowner is just lovely.  So many DIY possibilities... it's overwhelming.  Right when our offer was accepted on our condo, Matt and I were on the lookout for dining furniture.  One day we went on a walk…
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Chocolate Chip & Caramel Bit Cookies

Moving is tough. We moved into our condo 2 weeks ago, but the trips from the car up to the 3rd floor seem to never end.  This weekend we just picked up a bed for our spare room.  A queen size box spring is very difficult to get through…
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Pretzel Rolls

 How great are carbs? I am I right?  Pretzels are my go-to carb.  I have convinced myself they are way healthier than normal bread.  I am aware this is untrue but I will believe what I want!  Anywho... these pretzel…
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Crispy Salted Kale Chips

I know what you are thinking... Kale? Really Kelsey?  Yes really guys.  These kale chips are so shockingly delicious.  Simple, crispy and salty.  That is all you can really ask for in a snack right?  And they are extemely…
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Triple Chip Pretzel Fudge

 Sometimes you just want fudge.  Sometimes you are eating pretzels and think, I wish I could throw these on top of some fudge.  No?  Is that just me?  Well that happened this weekend.  Then I realized I didn't…
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Cilantro Lime Dressing

Hello friends! Wow it has been too long since I have posted.  The last few weeks having been hectic and exciting but I am depriving you of delicious eats and I apologize!  This salad dressing is wonderful.  Some day soon I will…
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Strawberry & Grapefruit Parfait

Sometimes great ideas hit you like a ton of bricks.  This last weekend I was at the farmers market thinking of what to make.  I knew I had a bunch of ripe strawberries at home so I wanted to pair them with another fruit to showcase…
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Lemonade Chex

Happy 2nd of July!!  Only roughly 1 1/2 more days until one of the best days of the year.  BBQ's and Budweiser make the USA the best place ever.  Any excuse to get together with friends and family and just enjoy the sun and some…
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Blueberry Bran Muffins

 Some of the most wonderful things in the world start with the letter B.  You have the Beach.  Beer.  Blueberries. Bran!  Although I'm sure beer muffins would have been amazing,  I thought blueberry and bran were…