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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 laughs…
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Greek Lettuce Wrapped Turkey Sliders

Summer is in serious full effect. Like we should probably stop eating carbs... at least for today?  Laguna Beach has opened the flood gates of tourists and summer break children and it is getting cray.  Restaurants are packed and expensive…
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Maple Pepper Bacon

 BACON!  Who doesn't love bacon? Beside vegetarians and people who "prefer sausage".  Those people tend to freak me out.  I do love sausage but when the option is there, bacon will always win.  The salt, the crisp, the FLAVOR!  I could…
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Everything Crackers

Let's talk about bagels.  I have never made them before but I think about it a lot.  It's just a bit intimidating.  And going to your local bagel shop is so much easier.  I don't know about you but I have 2 favorite bagel combos.  Everything…
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Goat Cheese,Caramelized Onion and Fig Jam Grilled Cheese

HOLY GRILLED CHEESE! Let's have some serious real talk right now.  I am officially addicted to Diners, Drive ins and Dives.  I watch it on the reg and always get SO inspired!  Banana bread french toast with bananas foster and ice cream?…
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Roasted Corn and Cheese Dip

Chips and dip.  You know what I'm talking about. Tortilla chips and queso. Ruffles and french onion dip. Pretzels and ranch. Pita chips and hummus?! You catch my drift.  Chips and dip just make the world go round.  When a…
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Olive Oil Tortillas

So I finally did it.  Tortillas are one of those things that taste so much better when they are fresh.  I know I love when restaurants make them fresh but it was always one of those things I thought was best to leave to the experts.  Traditional…
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Cinnamon-Sugar Croutons

I failed making granola this weekend.  I burnt it and I burnt it bad.  I was going to make granola and tell you how much I love it on greek yogurt.  But alas that blog post is now burnt along with those helpless oats.  But everything happens…
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Hummus Avocado Tartine

Why are the best things in life so simple?  A sunny day, a good convo, or laugh attack can make you the happiest person in the world.  When you stop thinking about the stressful things like work, bills and your furture, everthing just seems…
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Buffalo Chicken Dip

The Super Bowl is coming up! And although I am not a football fanatic, I do enjoy the whole sit around the TV, drink beer and eat delicious appetizers thing.  I tested out a few recipes this weekend and I must say this dip was KILLER.  It…
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French Onion Soup Braid

A wonderful thing happened the other day.  As I do most days, I was dreaming about a future where my blog becomes uber famous and I can do it for a living.  Have a cookbook and just be plain awesome.  But for now all I can do is come up…
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Black Pepper & Blue Cheese Gougeres

Hello friends!  I am still lost in my Smitten Kitchen cookbook.  I want to make EVERYTHING.  Deb (the author) likes to make things with interesting names.  Things that I have never heard of before.  These Gougeres (which I still cannot…