Breads/Muffins/Cakes

Carrot Cake Donuts with Cream Cheese Icing

Baked carrot cake donuts. Shredded carrots, crushed walnuts and raisins. These textures work SO well together. The raisins give a subtle sweetness and chewy texture, the walnuts give a hit of crunch in every bite and carrots.. well, beta carotene! Nothing like getting some some veggies while eating donuts right? 😉 If you were to… Continue reading Carrot Cake Donuts with Cream Cheese Icing

Breakfast Foods · Dessert

Simple Chocolate Crepes

These chocolate crepes are perfect for a breakfast or dessert. Stuffed with yogurt, fresh berries and topped with melted chocolate and powdered sugar. They’re simple and will be a family favorite in no-time! I’ve made regular crepes and matcha crepes before. I’ve never made chocolate crepes so you bet I had to make it happen.… Continue reading Simple Chocolate Crepes

Breads/Muffins/Cakes · Snacks

Whole-Wheat Berry Chocolate Chip Muffins

Blueberries, raspberries, chocolate chips! I like the flavor combo here – the berries mixed in with some chocolate chips was tart yet sweet. I love chocolate so the addition of chocolate chips was necessary! I personally like using fresh berries rather than frozen. With frozen berries, baking time might need to be extended or extra… Continue reading Whole-Wheat Berry Chocolate Chip Muffins

Life

Finally Accepted Into A Dietetic Internship: 5 Things I’ve Learned During This Process

These past several months has been a CRAZY roller coaster ride. I don’t mean Disneyland California Screamin’, even though I felt like screaming many times. I mean like Six Flags Tatsu or X2. No lie. Oh yeah, sorry if you didn’t get that comparison. Basically, it felt like a roller coaster with it’s drastic drops,… Continue reading Finally Accepted Into A Dietetic Internship: 5 Things I’ve Learned During This Process

cookies

Soft Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies are soft, have the perfect amount of crunch from pecans & will satisfy any sweet tooth! I always love contrasting textures in my cookies. Walnuts + chocolate. Pecans + chocolate. I made them using all-purpose flour, cane sugar, brown sugar and butter. Those are the basics of baking. It’s real food. It gives… Continue reading Soft Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Main Entrees

Shredded BBQ Chicken + Guacamole Burger

Time has seriously flown by. Just like that, March is almost over! Isn’t that crazy?! Some days, I forget that it’s 2018… The spring season reminds me of bright-colored foods, green salads and barbecue flavors. Growing up, having barbecues in the spring was a thing at my house! The cool outdoor breeze, warm weather and… Continue reading Shredded BBQ Chicken + Guacamole Burger

Week/Day Recaps

Weekend Recap 1: Allowing Spontaneous Food Choices

During the weekdays, I prepare foods ahead of time because of work. I don’t have much time to cook when I’m hungry. These meals are more structured because I’m busy and on-the-go. However, my weekends are filled with spontaneous food choices. I may make plans to grab brunch with a friend, but the rest is up in… Continue reading Weekend Recap 1: Allowing Spontaneous Food Choices