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 ]

Power Breakfast: Avocado Toast with Chia Seeds

Avocado Toast with Chia Seeds

As you already know, it's important to start off everyday with a balanced and filling breakfast. I have to be honest, I'm not a huge egg fan, so I am always looking to try out alternative breakfast recipes that provide me with lots of protein and energy for my day. A few weeks ago I was starving for breakfast and I saw one of my Facebook friends posted about their avocado toast. I thought that sounded good. I happened to have some avocado and Seeduction bread from Whole Foods so I thought I ... [ Read More ]

Less than $20: A Holiday Dinner for 2 People

A Holiday Dinner for 2 People

Creating a holiday dinner for 2 people (with all the fixings) is not as hard as you might think! Whether you live a long way from family and can't make it home for a holiday or you just don't have a large group to cook for, you should never shy away from creating a hearty meal to celebrate. This year, I couldn't make it home for Rosh Hashanah and I was totally bummed! It is in a tradition in my family to always have a delicious festive meal with chicken, green bean casserole, mashed ... [ Read More ]