Everything Erica Turns 1!

Happy 1st Birthday

One year ago today, I was laying in bed trying to figure out how to start a food blog. I knew I had a lot to share, but couldn't tell you the first thing about how to write on a website (let alone build one). I headed over to wordpress.com, signed up for a free, basic blog and just started writing. It was no frills, but for whatever reason, you followed and supported me. Now, I sit here, a full year later and so much has changed with Everything Erica. My once plain white blog with pink polka ... [ Read More ]

Guilt Free Peanut Butter & Chocolate Balls (No Bake)

no bake energy balls

Lately, my sweet tooth has gotten out of control. With my wedding on the horizon, I simply can not succumb to my usual scoop of ice cream or fresh baked cookie after dinner. Honestly, the thought of cutting out sweets gives me a major panic attack. That's why I called up my gorgeous friend Tiffany. This chic has a huge sweet tooth, but somehow manages to look like a sports illustrated super model (if you think I'm kidding, check her out). I asked her how she stays so fit while still ... [ Read More ]

Crispy Brussels Sprouts w/ Sweet Chili Dressing

Crispy Brussels sprouts

Nothing tastes better than crispy brussels sprouts! When done properly, this vegetable takes on a yummy and nutty flavor that is totally crave-able.  On top of their delicious taste, brussels sprouts are packed with vitamin C and can even help lower your cholesterol. Lately, I've been seeing a lot of crispy brussels sprout salads on menu's across the country. The sad part, most of them are fried, which essentially strips away any of those nutritional benefits I just mentioned. That's why ... [ Read More ]

A Fun Way to “Break the News” (Unique Save the Dates)

Unique Save the Dates

When the wedding planning begun, I felt like I had a lot to live up to. In my eyes, I had one of the coolest proposals of all time (my fiancé put a ring inside of an egg and I cracked it while I as cooking). It was literally perfect for me! I knew I wanted to continue that momentum and do something so incredibly cool for all aspects of my weddings. That had to start with the first element of any wedding, the Save the Dates. When I started the wedding planning, I was told that Save the ... [ Read More ]

5 Unique Uses for Pumpkin This Fall

Pumpkins

Every fall, we see the grocery store shelves fill up with loads of pumpkin purée so that everyone can make a pumpkin pie. Well, I'm here to tell you that their are many more innovative uses for pumpkin than just pie. In my opinion, pumpkin literally makes everything more delicious and festive. In addition to it's taste and versatility, it's really healthy too! That can of puree you see at the store has vitamins A, C, K, and fiber. To make it easy, I'm going to use 5 already existing ... [ Read More ]