Category EAT

The Hot Brie Melt Sandwich

Happy National Grilled Cheese Day everyone! I will never fully understand how all of these random holidays came to be. However, anything that celebrates melted cheese + carbs is completely fine with me, and absolutely worth celebrating! We are coming at you with a fun grilled cheese sandwich oozing with deliciously melted brie, vine ripe tomatoes, applewood smoked ham, and fresh basil. To bring some sweet heat, we’ve also added

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Pork Belly & Mushrooms

Anyone else love brussel sprouts as much as I do? They get such a bad rap, but I find them to be incredible, super healthy, and ultra delicious when roasted to a caramelized crispness. Despite their health benefits, I couldn’t resist tossing that option out the door and adding in some yummy chunks of pork belly to take this easy-to-make, “one pan” side dish up about ten notches and my cholesterol up

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Stuffed Bourbon Mustard Pork Belly with Tangy Pears

If you’ve never had pork belly before and you’re a serious fan of bacon, then you will instantly fall in love with this tender and extremely flavorful cut of meat! Pork belly is so rich, and let’s be honest, it’s basically uncut bacon anyway so a small slice per person is all you need, which means you’ve got a decadent meal to feed a large crowd. This is indulgence in

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Mango Thyme Mimosas

It is officially spring! I thought this day would never come… and can I be honest with you? I wasn’t quite sure if I was going to make it through this winter without losing my mind, and eating all of the chocolate in my house! Chocolate + red wine = happiness and I’m not ashamed to say that, haha! You know what also equals happiness? The brilliant sunshine-yellow of these

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Salted Nutella Nutter Butter Cookies

I’m excited to share this Salted Nutella Nutter Butte cookie recipe with you today as it’s one I’ve been making for a seriously long time! Well, a rendition of these cookies to be exact, but I’m loving the addition of Nutella and fleur de sel so much better that I regret not doing it way back when! All this reminiscent talk requires a small story to explain a little bit about these

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Spicy Grapefruit Margarita

“Life should not only be lived, it should be celebrated.” – Osho. Happy National Margarita Day!!!! Talk about the perfect time of year to celebrate this holiday. Winter feels like it’s been dragging on for the longest time, so mixing up this Spicy Grapefruit Margarita is an excellent way to pretend you’re relaxing on a beach somewhere in a much warmer climate. I know those of us in these colder

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Blackberry Rosé Tequila Fizz

“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn. Call me sappy, but I really do love Valentine’s Day. I’m a sucker for a good holiday and even more so a sucker for any good reason to celebrate! I find life is too valuable and short not to find some excuse to pop some bubbly and toast to anything good going on. Even if Valentine’s

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Avocado + Jalapeno Bruschetta

Happy Wednesday, ya’ll! I’m so excited to share this easy-to-make Avocado + Jalapeno Bruschetta with you! This recipe carries a lot of great memories and delicious dinner parties along with it and thanks to my super talented friend, Chelsye, this appetizer never missed a single one of our get-togethers back in our Charleston days. It’s incredibly good and I have a feeling it will quickly become a must-have recipe for you, as well.  It’s

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Honey Harvest Granola

As I’m clumsily wandering through the first month of the new year and my first month as a healthier new me, finding healthy recipes that actually taste good are of top priority! This new conquest has me returning to some old recipes I consistently cooked with when I worked at Red Mountain Spa in St. George, UT. Those were the days and I miss them from time to time. It

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A New Year, A Healthier New Me

2018 has arrived and with it a fresh slate; the perfect chance to do things a bit different. It feels rather cliche to declare that these are my New Year’s resolutions. Let’s be perfectly honest, I am not great about keeping specific, goal-driven, rigid resolutions. For me, resolutions are the impossible bar I set for myself, which I most often fail to meet, ultimately leaving me with feelings of defeat,

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