Chocolate M&M Oaties

Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are a classic. They’re the chocoholic’s spin off from the traditional oatmeal raisin cookie that Grandma used to make. So I was thinking, how about make a chocolate oatmeal cookie, increasing the amount of chocolaty-goodness in each bite?? Well, here it is! These have the texture and flavor you know and…

Peanut Butter Oreo Brownies!

Chocolate and peanut butter is a classic, timeless, winning combination. If you know me, you know it’s my favorite combo. Remember the movie Parent Trap (the Lindsay Lohan version) when they (the two Lindsays) bond over sharing Oreos and peanut butter at camp?? I’m not sure if the peanut butter Oreo thing was big before that,…

Pumpkin Bourbon Cupcakes with Bourbon Cream Cheese Frosting!

Fall is here, hooray! This cupcake turns the season of Fall into an edible treat– with its luscious pumpkin, cozy bourbon, warm spices, and sugared-and-spices pecans. MmMmM Taste of DC took place this past weekend, and I wanted to come up with a unique, seasonal treat to bring. This cupcake hit and exceed the mark….

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Acai Bowl!

Ok, I’m officially obsessed. Acai bowls are SO GOOD!! They’re smooth, creamy, so satisfying, and HEALTHY! It’s changing my life. Big statement? Absolutely. I’m so excited to make all sorts of acai bowls. This one here tastes like CHOCOLATE! Which, as you probably know, is my favorite food. Not only that, but one bowl has…

Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake PB Cup Brownies

Fall is here! The season of outdoor activities, colorful leaves, apple picking, scarves, leggings, and, of course, pumpkin!! The pumpkin craze is real. Just the other day, Trader Joe’s hosted their annual pumpkin palooza– two hours where you can sample ANY and ALL pumpkin items in the store. The cashier told me there are over…

Acai what?! Make your own acai bowl!

Acai bowls are one of the latest health trends Smooth, creamy, satisfying, and healthy! Acai is a fruit that comes from palm trees found in South America. Here in America, acai comes frozen, in packets. I’ve heard Trader Joe’s sells them (so great)!! The most economical way to buy it, though, is in bulk online….

Fresh Peach & Blueberry Crisp

I love a dessert that is served warm, a la mode. The warm dessert with the cold ice cream is a combination that’s hard to beat. Enter: this sweet, succulent peach blueberry crisp. I was driving on my way back to DC from Delaware, and there were countless farm stands along the side of the…

Chocolate Avocado Cookies!!

GUYS! Stop what you’re doing. This is not a drill. These cookies don’t contain ANY butter or hydrogenated oil. The secret ingredient?? Well, you’ve probably already guessed it– avocado! And these are not some ok-tasting-but-definitely-diet-cookies– these are DELICIOUS, silky smooth, super-chocolaty, more that satisfying cookies. If I didn’t tell you they had avocado, you would have…

THE BEST CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE!!

It’s a common question– how do you make the perfect chocolate chip cookie? Butter or shortening? How much brown sugar vs. granulated sugar? Do I use more than one type of flour? There are so many factors! Well,  consider your questions answered! If you want a soft cookie with the perfect crispy edges; a subtle…

Melt-in-your-mouth Cream Cheese Sandwich Cookies

Looking for a great dessert to bring to an upcoming cookout? Or potluck? Or…to your cookie jar? Enter: THESE Take velvety, smooth cream cheese frosting and sandwich a generous dollop between two super-soft oatmeal cookies bursting with toffee, coconut, peanut butter chips, and (of course) chocolate, and you’ll get these delectable, addicting cookie sammies. But…

Yona’s Jonah Cochon555 DC Prince of Porc!

Jonah Kim of Yona wins the Prince of Porc at the 2016 Cochon 555 in Washington, DC! Cochon 555 is one of my favorite events, period. “The 2016 tour continues to further the conversation of heritage pigs on dinner tables across the nation.” It takes the idea of farm-to-table to a whole new level. The…

Homemade French Bread + Avocado Goat Cheese Appetizer

What’s better than fresh-baked bread? The smell instantly makes your stomach growl. The taste is so fresh. Texture is light and soft. mmmm First, we’re going to make this herbed French bread ^^ Then, I’ll walk you through turning it into the perfect at-home happy hour appetizer with goat cheese, avocado, and pistachios: The bread!…