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

Breakfast Foods · Oatmeal

Easy Overnight Strawberry Kefir Chia Oatmeal

Overnight oatmeal and toast are two of my favorite quick breakfast options! I decided to upgrade my oatmeal this week and soak it with strawberry kefir instead of my usual almond milk. It was so creamy and filling! What is kefir?  Kefir is a cultured, fermented beverage very similar to a yogurt smoothie. It is… Continue reading Easy Overnight Strawberry Kefir Chia Oatmeal