Rosemary Peach Pop Tarts

Poptarts were always a favorite of mine growing up.  They were the perfect breakfast / sweet treat, and I loved that I could take them anywhere.  I never realized how easy it was to make them yourself until recently, and oh my gosh I just want to make so many, with a million flavor combinations. [...]

Winter Harvest Pasta

So a few weeks ago, I went to the farmers market in hopes of getting some produce to make dinner... but didn't have any kind of game plan in mind.  I just knew I wanted to get whatever looked good at the moment and make something with that.  When I got there, they had the [...]

White Chocolate Pistachio Granola Bars

So I'm going to be honest with you guys...  I've never made granola bars before.  Ever.  It seems like something that people make all the time, but I don't eat them very often so never thought about making my own.  My boyfriend on the other hand... he eats them on a daily basis.  I was [...]

Garbage Plate

Right out of high school, I lived in Rochester, New York for about 2 years.  If any of you are from Upstate New York, you've probably heard of the infamous Garbage Plate.  The perfect late night drunk / early morning hungover meal consisting of macaroni salad, home fries, chili meat sauce, either 2 cheeseburger patties, [...]

Vegan Cheese Board

With Super Bowl Sunday approaching, I wanted to create a recipe for you guys that's something you can easily serve to a party full of guests, but still is fancy and decadent at the same time.  I know at Super Bowl parties you usually find things like dips, sliders, and finger foods... but how awesome [...]

Crispy Tofu Tacos with Cilantro Avocado Pesto & Chipotle Mango Salsa

Now that it's the new year, I know a bunch of you are looking for super healthy recipes that pack a big punch of flavor.  Tacos are a go to for me, because you can make them healthy very easily, and you can put just about anything you have lying around in them.  I wanted [...]

French Onion Burger

Have you ever had a craving for French onion soup & a burger at the same time?  I have, and well, that's how this recipe came about.  I've always loved French onion soup, I mean, who doesn't, but I never have found it to be filling enough for a whole meal.  Combining these flavors into [...]

Honey Mustard Pretzel Turkey Burger

Growing up, one of my favorite snack combinations was pretzel sticks dipped in honey mustard.  They just make the most perfect pairing, and I could literally eat them all day.  I already created a recipe using The Abbot's Butcher's Turkey Burgers on here, and I wanted to create another one to show how versatile they [...]

Chorizo Mac & Cheese

Queso with Chorizo has always been one of my favorite Mexican appetizers at any restaurant.  I remember going to a local place growing up and getting so excited to order a big crock full of queso blanco with spicy chorizo to dip crispy homemade chips in.  I have wanted to make a recipe for that [...]

Spiced Apple Cider Sangria

Every Holiday party needs some kind of alcoholic beverage... right?  Even if you don't drink alcohol personally, you know that someone at your party does & this sangria is a showstopper with any crowd.  With warming cinnamon & spiced rum, slightly spicy ginger ale, crisp apple cider, and sweet brown sugar, this sangria is the [...]