Mini Dutch Babies

These light and fluffy mini dutch babies are like the perfect combo of a pancake, crepe and popover, then topped with fruit and powdered sugar, making the perfectly delicious, healthy and beautiful breakfast! If you’ve never had or heard of a dutch baby, think crepe meets popover meets pancake. It’s light & fluffy with aRead more

Pineapple Grapefruit Smoothie Bowl

A refreshing blend of frozen pineapples and grapefruit juice topped with an assortment of fruits, nuts and seeds. I absolutely love everything that Thanksgiving brings- eating a true abundance of great food, spending time with people you love, and taking time to realize (and verbalize) how much we have to be grateful for (something we allRead more

Ginger Pear Crisp w/ Maple Mascarpone Cream

This crips is absolute perfection: warm pears scented with fresh ginger and nutmeg, topped with the perfect pecan crumble, and finished with a maple mascarpone cream (and served with vanilla ice cream!!) With thanksgiving coming around the corner, I’m getting my belly nice and stretched out and ready to be in a 2 week longRead more

Grapefruit Poppy Seed Shortbread Cookies

These light and buttery shortbread cookies are perfumed with grapefruit zest, speckled with poppy seeds, and finished off with the perfectly sweet and citrusy grapefruit icing. I often find myself spending spare time browsing the aisles of Target. It’s a magical place that never bores me no matter how many times I go, and seemsRead more

Kiwi & Berry Quinoa Parfait

Lightly sweetened quinoa layered between a perfectly tart kiwi smoothie and a refreshingly sweet berry smoothie.  The inspiration of this dish came from buying a Costco box of golden kiwis on a whim. They were on sale – what was I supposed to do, just walk passed them? Kiwis are great for so many reasons,Read more

A perfect biscuit topped with fig jam, mascarpone whipped cream, and fresh figs.

Figgy Shortcake

This figgy shortcake is a fun little spin off the classic strawberry shortcake. With it being fig season and all, there are figs all over the grocery store. I can never resist, and usually end up buying a big box of figs just for the heck of it – I have issues, I know…to beRead more

All the flavors and textures of traditional mango sticky rice rolled up into an adorably cute ball, served with an assortment of fruit!

Thai sticky rice balls w/ assorted fruit

Mango sticky rice is a Thai dessert that’s traditionally served as a scoop of sweetened coconut rice with sliced mango and coconut sauce over the top. It’s kind of like the tiramisu of an Italian restaurant- you’ll usually find mango sticky rice as the dessert option at a Thai restaurant. If you haven’t tried it, you’re kindRead more

A simple yet extraordinarily refreshing drink made with watermelon, lime, and mint

Watermelon Mint Lime Refresher

If you think watermelon is the perfect refreshing treat on a hot summer day, wait til you try this watermelon mint lime refresher! I absolutely love watermelon. I’ll sit down and eat about half a watermelon in one sitting (it’s just water, so there are no calories, right?!). The only reason I don’t recommend doingRead more

Nectarine & Strawberry Salad w/ Ginger Lime Dressing

  I frequent Costco often – WAY too often to feed one body. I buy lots of food in bulk, and proceed to consume all of it by myself (no shame)! I usually buy enough fruit to feed a large family of 8 that hasn’t eaten for a few days. My last trip there grantedRead more