My favorite pie– bourbon, chocolate, & pecans, oh my!

Do you love pie? Yes? Of course you do– everyone loves pie! From savory chicken pot pie to the sweet American classic– apple pie, there’s a pie for each and every one of you. If you like bourbon, chocolate, and pecans, THIS is your pie! It certainly is mine! It has a creamy, custardy texture chock-full…

Cake Batter Chocolate Chip Cookies– You’re welcome

Have you ever had the Gooey Cake dessert at The Hamilton in downtown DC? If you have, you’re as excited as I am right now. If you haven’t, I recommend trying it PRONTO!! It’s basically a bowl of warm, gooey cake-batter-like cake swimming in a chocolate sauce pool, topped with cookie crumbs and ice cream….

Your trip to Charleston should include biscuits, beer, &…sushi

What if you could go somewhere with warm weather, fantastic food, on the water, with a bustling downtown, charming architecture and houses, history, and 15+ breweries. You can– it’s Charleston! I visited Charleston for the first time last month and fell in love with the area. You know what I learned while planning the trip?…

The Best Green Smoothie Recipe! Cheers to #health

Happy New Year, folks! It’s 2017. January. You’ve set your New Year’s resolutions and if you’re like 99% of the rest of the American population, you’ve vowed to eat healthier, save money, and workout more. #amiright?! Green smoothies are a tasty, easy way to add more nutrients into your diet. Your lifestyle. Green smoothies, when…

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…