Food Experiences

Portugal Part 1 – Lisbon & Sintra

Hello from Portugal! I am currently sitting in my hotel in a small town called Obidos. I just got in from Lisbon after having the most amazing adventure there. Lisbon is one of those cities I can totally see myself going back to. It has everything from amazing food, gorgeous little districts, and the nicest people I have ever met. I flew in Thursday morning and instantly had my first…

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Entrees/ Soup & Stew Recipes

Herbal Chicken Soup

Chinese Soup

The past week has been pretty bizarre. Between the cold “summer” weather and my cold earlier in the week, I am about ready for a vacay. Luckily, I will be jetsetting off to Portugal for my first solo adventure this Wednesday! I am excited and a little nervous. It’s my first solo trip, and a part of me is afraid I can’t spend almost 2 week all by my lonesome.…

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Appetizers/ Vegetarian

Strawberry Summer

Basic and simple was my mantra this week. I had a blast in San Diego over Memorial Day weekend which also means I ate a ton of crap. I believe I had something like 3 burritos in 2 days lol. After all that, I knew I needed something healthy to get me back on track. Salad is a dish I associate with summer. They are fresh and simple to make,…

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Weeknight Simple

Paprika Chicken with Tomatoes & Rice


A short but sweet post this week. I am off on a San Diego adventure for Memorial Day weekend, and I’m so stoked! I am in some serious need of r&r. Last week, I got a few questions about one of my weeknight meals I posted on Instagram, so I wanted to post the recipe for you guys. This chicken dish is a very quick, easy, and healthy dish that…

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The Oreo Cookie


The oreo cookie. It’s one of the most popular cookies in the world. I have so many great memories with oreos – coming home from school when I was younger and dipping that crisp cookie into a glass of milk. When I learned to bake, I discovered that there were so many ways to use it in desserts. The first thing I learned to make were these oreo truffles. I…

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