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Homemade Pesto

Homemade Pesto

I’m a big fan of “make your own ___________.” I love getting to experiment and learn what goes in different dishes, sauces, condiments, etc. When you make your own, you know exactly what ingredients are going in, which gives you control over the quality and […]

Your Guide to the Road to Hana

Your Guide to the Road to Hana

The Road to Hana is Maui’s famous road trip along the eastern coast of the island. It features countless waterfalls, gorgeous vistas, beaches of all colors, bamboo forests and even banana bread! There is so much to see and explore that you’re going to need […]

Chicken Shawarma Salad with Tahini Dressing

Chicken Shawarma Salad with Tahini Dressing

Steve and I are thinking about going on a European cruise this year, and of course, as usual, it got me super excited. There are so many different places that we want to travel since we’ve barely traveled internationally. I went to Spain and Italy […]

Maui, Hawaii

Maui, Hawaii

Moana, make way, make way! My husband and I watched Moana while we packed for Hawaii and listened to the soundtrack the whole time we were there, haha! Not going to lie, we were slightly obsessed. We chose to go to Hawaii for our belated […]

Asian Peanut Noodles with Chicken

Asian Peanut Noodles with Chicken

I got the Skinnytaste Cookbook as a gift a few years ago, and I have really loved it! It’s focus, unsurprisingly, is around creating lighter, healthier versions of flavorful, hearty dishes. I love this concept, and I try to find ways to do this in […]

Steak & Sweet Potato Bowls with Avocado-Cilantro Drizzle

Steak & Sweet Potato Bowls with Avocado-Cilantro Drizzle

I try not to eat red meat very often, but Steve is still very much a fan, so I like to occasionally throw it on the weekly menu. Roasted sweet potato and fresh avocado was a combination that I hadn’t had before, and I definitely […]

Homemade Pizza Success (& Failure)

Homemade Pizza Success (& Failure)

Not going to lie, I was pretty nervous to try making homemade pizza dough for the first time. I mean yeast is alive..how creepy is that? But I decided to be brave and tackle my first homemade pizza. Everything was mostly successful, but there were […]

Valentine’s Rice Krispies

Valentine’s Rice Krispies

How cute are these? Seriously. I absolutely love Rice Krispie treats. Let me clarify–homemade Rice Krispie treats. I started making them with my sister when I was in high school, and ever since, I’ve never been able to eat a store bought one. They’re simply […]

El Dorado Maroma, Mexico

El Dorado Maroma, Mexico

I always get an itch to know where and when our next trip will be as I approach each of my travels.  Steve and I thought it would be fun to go to an all inclusive resort in Mexico for my birthday weekend to get […]

Fish Taco Bowls

Fish Taco Bowls

Steve and I leave for Mexico in a week, and I have the Caribbean on my mind! This recipe is similar to the Mango Chicken over Cauliflower Rice recipe that I shared last week, but with even MORE elements. Despite the huge list of ingredients, […]


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