Recipes

Shrimp Bisque

WELCOME to my FAVORITE SOUP of all time. (With the runner-ups being broccoli cheddar and lobster bisque). Learn it, live it, love it. Ingredients: 3 Tbsp olive oil 1.5 pounds medium-sized shrimp, shelled and deveined 4 tablespoons butter (1/2 stick) 1 large onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 2.5 cups water 1… Continue reading Shrimp Bisque

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Cool Venues: The Moringa tree

"What's a moringa?" -- my boyfriend asks once we sit inside. "Um, I'm guessing it's a TREE" -- What I wish I had the common sense to say before we both googled it. Yeah, it's a tree. That makes sense. Hence the name of the store. Anyways, super cute place! All organic health food! Not… Continue reading Cool Venues: The Moringa tree

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Monte’s (Nestle’s) Cookies

Alright so this is not a personal recipe, it's just the one on the back of the Nestle chocolate chips bags. HOWEVER, it's personal to me because I think I prepare it better than anyone else ever. Watch and learn: Ingredients: 2 + 1/4 cups flour tsp Salt tsp baking soda 3/4 cup sugar 3/4… Continue reading Monte’s (Nestle’s) Cookies

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Avocado Toast and Mimosa Brunch

This is one of my favorite meals for brunch. I've never been a big breakfast person--I don't love cereal, I only go for omelets if they have goat cheese, and I'm a disgrace to our family because I don't like our traditional egg casserole; HOWEVER! Avocado toast will always hit the spot for me. (Yeah,… Continue reading Avocado Toast and Mimosa Brunch

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Cooking (THE BEST) Lasagna Recipe with my Boyfriend

SPRING BREAK is upon us. My boyfriend and I wanted to celebrate our 7 month-anniversary by making some homemade lasagna. We found this recipe Online and absolutely killed it. We deserve our own cooking show for this. Watch and learn. We went on a shopping trip and picked out some ingredients and an onion that looks like… Continue reading Cooking (THE BEST) Lasagna Recipe with my Boyfriend

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Avocado-Lime Quinoa ~ Healthy Lunch

I have been loving quinoa lately. It has an awesome texture and can be paired with anything. My goal is to try to cook with more natural ingredients whenever possible. I'm trying to pack as many vegetables as I can into my meals. This lunch is delicious, light, refreshing, crunchy, creamy, and packed with flavor.… Continue reading Avocado-Lime Quinoa ~ Healthy Lunch

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DIY No-Bake Cake Pops

Cake pops entered my life about a year ago. I can't believe I went 20 years without them. I couldn’t imagine that these could be replicated in my own home–they looked too complicated! But I was wrong, they were incredibly easy to make! Check it out! Ingredients: (makes 20) Inner Cake Part 1/2 cup unsalted… Continue reading DIY No-Bake Cake Pops

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Healthy Banana Oat Pancakes

This delicious breakfast can be dressed up or dressed down to make it healthier or less healthy, depending on what you’re looking for, so I have shown bonus ingredients that I sometimes add when I want to cheat a little 😉 Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 1 egg 1 cup oats 1 tsp Vanilla Extract Bonus: Chocolate… Continue reading Healthy Banana Oat Pancakes