Monthly Archive

May 2015

Friday Favorites

What a week! I am so ready for a glass of wine and the unreal brownies below. On our agenda this weekend: date night at a new restaurant, drinks with friends, biking, farmers market, and just enjoying the warm weather (finally!). What are you loving this Friday? Favorite sweet treat:…

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Broccoli Mashed Potatoes

Most of the time, simple is best. Especially when it comes to food. I’ve never been one of those people who sees a crazy complicated recipe as an exciting challenge. I like to cook and bake for fun, and while I do love experimenting with new recipes and techniques, I usually…

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Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! I’m so ready for this long holiday weekend, but wish it was going to be warmer here. I mean come on Colorado!? Anyway, below are some of my favorites from the week. Feel free to share yours in the comments below! Favorite breakfast: I can’t stop making this…

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Flourless Double Peanut Butter Cookies

Welcome to my peanut butter heaven. Seriously, is this real life? How is it possible that these cookies can be so delicious with so few ingredients? I’ve seen many variations of flourless cookies floating around online, but always hesitated because I assumed they’d turn out to be a weird texture/consistency. But, I’ve…

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Five Friday Favorites

Let’s kick off Friday Favorites with my favorite event: My brother graduated from college! I spent last weekend in Arizona celebrating with our family… in a hail storm. And I can’t leave out the amazing Sprinkles celebration cupcakes! Favorite dinner idea: I made these Asian Chicken Burgers the other day and now…

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Classic Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sometimes what you’re looking for is right in front of you the whole time. Like this recipe. Yep, that cliche quote popped into my mind as soon as I tried these perfect oatmeal cookies! These are Ryan’s favorite cookies, so I’ve tried a lot of different oatmeal cookie recipes over the past…

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Whole30 Wrap-up Thoughts

Throughout the month of April, I compiled a mental list of foods I couldn’t wait to eat. It included: overnight oats avocado toast hot dogs these muffins pizza frozen yogurt + sprinkles + chocolate chips and all the peanut butter (!!!) Does that make me a bad Whole30 participant? Probably! But here’s the thing: I…

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Thai Chicken Soup

Ina Garten is my Beyonce. She can do no wrong. Every recipe I’ve made of hers is perfection. Like this (ignore the pictures, it’s that good!). Plus, there’s this Buzzfeed article. “Store bought is fine.” Who’s your favorite Food Network chef? When I started craving Thai chicken soup, I knew this recipe…

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May Day Friday Favorites

Happy May Day to you! And, happy end of Whole30 to me 😉 I’ll be posting my thoughts on the program sometime next week, but let’s just say this weekend will definitely include some frozen yogurt and wine. And speaking of May Day, does anyone still do May Day Baskets? I used…

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