My journey through culinary school - week 1

A New Adventure In A Big City- Culinary School Update

Numerous friends and family encouraged me downright pressured me to journal and blog about my experience in culinary school, but as I sat here staring at a blindingly white page and a blinking cursor, I couldn’t think of one thing to say. Except maybe…it’s crazy. It’s somehow different and exactly as I imagined it: A… 

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These Parmesan Garlic Knots are an easy, addicting appetizer! Soft homemade pizza dough is brushed with butter and sprinkled with garlic and Parmesan cheese! A perfect recipe for Game Day or any party!

Parmesan Garlic Knots {Guest Post}

These Parmesan Garlic Knots are an easy, addicting appetizer for game day or any party! Soft homemade pizza dough knots topped with garlic, butter and Parmesan cheese! I know I’ll be reaching for another!  I am super excited to introduce you to one of my blogging Besties (Can you say that outside of High School?… 

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These are really The BEST Death by Chocolate Cupcakes! Double chocolate cake filled with German's chocolate ganache all topped with a silky dark chocolate buttercream!

The Best Death by Chocolate Cupcakes

The Best Death by Chocolate Cupcakes are double chocolate cake, filled with a German’s chocolate ganache and topped with a decadent chocolate butter cream. They certainly bring big BOLD chocolate flavors! Chocolate craving crushed! People who have spent 20 minutes with me know that I am a chocoholic. I carry chocolate in my purse. I… 

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These healthy Chipotle Chorizo Chicken Tacos are packed with flavor and healthy ingredients! And they come together in under 20 minutes!

Healthy Chipotle Chorizo Chicken Tacos

These flavorful, healthy Chipotle Chicken Chorizo tacos have three different types of chili, chorizo and garlic to maximize flavor not calories! They are piled high with fresh avocado, black beans, cilantro and Greek yogurt! Did I mention they are ready in under 20 minutes? “You’re gunna photograph these right?” It was 8 pm and the… 

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Roasted Chickpea Quinoa Greek Salad with Tzatziki Dressing | An easy, flavorful with lots of fresh vegetables and crunchy roasted chickpeas!

Roasted Chickpea Quinoa Greek Salad {Tzatziki Salad Dressing} – Guest Post!

This Roasted Chickpea Quinoa Greek Salad is a vegetarian delight! Crunchy fresh vegetables, filling quinoa and crunchy roasted chickpeas all drizzled with a homemade tzatziki dressing!  A quick update on moi: So I whipped my new apartment into shape only to get food poisoning. I missed orientation yesterday, but I am hoping that if I baby myself… 

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An easy Double Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe that is ready in 20 minutes!!!

Gooey Double Chocolate Chip Cookies {Guest Post}

An easy Gooey Double Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe that makes soft, chewy, chocolaty cookies in less than 20 minutes! Things have accelerated on the crazy scale these past fews days! I’ve packed up everything that could fit in two checked bags, flown to New York City, and, with the help of my mom, I’ve set… 

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Dinner on the table in less than 20 minutes with this easy Thai Peanut Chicken Noodle Stir Fry!! | Mixed vegetables and chicken are tossed with whole wheat udon noodles and a spicy sweet Thai peanut sauce!

Easy Thai Peanut Chicken Noodle Stir Fry

In this easy Thai Peanut Chicken Noodle Stir Fry mixed vegetables and chicken are tossed with whole wheat udon noodles and a spicy sweet Thai peanut sauce! And it comes together in under 20 minutes! Dinner is served! I love peanut sauce. I will eat it on anything. At a restaurant, I will soak up… 

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Baba Ganoush is a silky, smoky eggplant dip! This easy recipe hits all the right notes for a dip: creamy, tangy, and addicting!

Baba Ganoush {And a Giveaway!}

Baba Ganoush is a silky, smoky eggplant dip that has a little tang from the tahini and lemon juice. It really hits all the right notes for a dip: creamy, tangy, and addicting! My husband and I have been on a Mediterranean food bender. For the past, oh, 3 months we have tried the better… 

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These Maple Steel Cut Oats Granola Pumpkin Yogurt Parfaits are an easy, delicious breakfast! Protein and fiber packed to keep you full!

Maple Steel Cut Oats Granola Pumpkin Yogurt Parfaits

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker. All opinions are mine. #MyOatsCreation #CollectiveBias These Maple Steel Cut Oats Granola Pumpkin Yogurt Parfaits make a filling and flavorful breakfast or afternoon snack! A delicious fiber-packed combination of traditional rolled oats, steel cut oats and 2% Greek yogurt makes these parfaits extra filling… 

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A recipe for a classic French Vanilla Ice Cream that is bursting with vanilla flavor!

French Vanilla Ice Cream {And some exciting news!}

My French Vanilla Ice Cream is smooth and impossibly creamy! It is bursting with warm vanilla flavor and it is perfect by itself or as a compliment any dessert! (Yes, any) Plain vanilla. Who started the horrible rumor that vanilla ice cream is plain? Probably Hershey’s. However, there is nothing plain about this rich, creamy… 

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This Healthy Beef Stroganoff has all of the familiar flavor with none of the guilt!

Healthy Beef Stroganoff : A familiar favorite, lightened up!

Healthy Beef Stroganoff: All of the familiar flavor with none of the guilt! Beef and mushrooms come together in a creamy wine sauce that tastes 100% decadent! Come warmer months all I want to eat is warm comforting dishes like creamy baked pork chops, chicken paprika and chili, but these dishes are often packed with fat…. 

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