GINGERBREAD OATMEAL SMOOTHIE

Any smoothie that’s basically described as a cookie gets my vote. This gingerbread oatmeal smoothie definitely applies. it’s packed with hidden vegetables, healthy fats and plant based protein while still tasting like a cookie. What could be better? This is a go-to for winter time when I’m loving everything pumpkin, peppermint and gingerbread. It’s an […]

Read More

CARMEL & MONTEREY CITY GUIDE

In October, Justin and I head out to California for a long weekend to celebrate our second anniversary. We flew into San Jose, rented a convertible and drove down Highway 1 to Big Sur. I want to preface this city guide with the fact that our trip was completely unplanned upon arrival. We booked our […]

Read More

STRAWBERRY DATE TAHINI COOKIES

There’s something about my baking recipes you might notice… they’re typically not super sweet. I’m not much of a sweet gal! That’s why I love tahini. It gives my baked goods a creamy, nutty taste without too much sweetness. This recipe was inspired by my friend KaleJunkie and her LIFE CHANGING CHOCOLATE CHIP TAHINI COOKIES. […]

Read More

2019 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

The holiday season is here! I’m gearing up for all the holiday cheer and quite the gift giving season by rounding up my favorite wishlist items to share with you. Here are some of my favorite picks from my wish list this year! Perfect to gift to loved ones or to gift yourself (which I […]

Read More

CHOCOLATE CHIP SWEET POTATO BREAD

Last weekend babe and I had a bake off. I wanted to bake chocolate chip sweet potato bread and he wanted to bake pumpkin bread. I’ll start by telling you that I was initially very opposed to this- I don’t have enough self control to have two loaves of sweet bread in the house at […]

Read More

CHUNKY MONKEY COOKIES

Okay, okay, it’s the recipe we’ve all been waiting for… I’ve been testing these chunky monkey cookies for weeks and I’ve finally perfected it. The thing is, they’re really brown butter chunky monkey cookies, but that name is just too long.Browned salted butter, unsweetened shredded coconut flakes, walnuts, chocolate chunks and bananas bring these chunky […]

Read More