Recipes

Ricotta Toast

EVERYONE KNOWS ricotta toast is trending right now. 🍞 I have seen all sorts of combinations, but none quite like this. I found this combo while browsing The Crooked Carrot’s website and have not turned back! 🥕 TRUST ME…this is a must try


Ingredients:

1 slice whole grain toast
1 schmear ricotta cheese
Lemon zest
Shredded basil
Red pepper flakes
Drizzle of honey

Chicken and Veggie Meal Prep

THIS MEAL PREP (yes pls) 😋


Ingredients:

Air fried chicken tenders with umami seasoning from Trader Joe’s
Cauliflower mashed potato’s with green onion
Sautéed zucchini and squash w/ garlic powder

Kramer’s Brunch

This was, hands down, the most beautiful breakfast I have ever eaten and I have Kramer’s to thank! 🍓

When my boyfriend and I were living in DC, we stopped by Kramer’s Bookstore for brunch and we were pleasantly surprised ❤️ This French toast w/ fresh berries and bacon will FOREVER be one of my favorite meals. 👏🏼

Meal Prep Breakfast Egg Cups

It’s that time of the week to #MEALPREP 🥚 These egg cups freeze well and are the perfect on the go breakfast and are PERFECTION ♥️


Ingredients:

1 package biscuits
5 eggs
3/4 cup chopped arugula
1/4 cup diced yellow onion
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 tsp garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe:

1. Preheat oven to 350 F
2. Grease cupcake tin
3. Halve biscuits. Take each halved biscuit and place in bottom of cupcake tin
4. In a large bowl, mix eggs and desired filling. (I added onion, arugula, and cheese)
5. Pour egg mixture over the biscuits and fill to top
6. Bake for 15 (ish) minutes. Until eggs are fully cooked – or to your liking.
7. Let cool and enjoy, OR freeze and enjoy reheated for up to 2 weeks

Taco Bowl Dinner


This is the ultimate Instagram vs. reality…except I can’t tell which one looks better 🌮


Ingredients:

Shredded arugula
Ground Turkey (w/ taco seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder, & chili powder)
Spanish rice
Corn
Black beans
Diced tomatoes
Diced red onion
(Not pictured: cilantro, diced avocado)

Sausage and Veggie Dinner

My first dinner home! 🏡 My boyfriend and I spent the past few weeks living in an apartment in Washington DC and it was SO MUCH FUN! ♥️ I do have to admit, it feels amazing to be back home, in my kitchen, with all of my spices/seasonings, pots, pans, etc.


My first dinner back is a one pan meal with sweet Italian sausage, red pepper, yellow onion, zucchini, green onion and arugula! 😋

Sausage, Peppers & Onion Bowl

POST VACATION FUEL. I had so much fun visiting my dad in South Carolina this weekend. We explored Savannah, GA, drank wine, golfed, and relaxed by the pool 🍹 Here is my first meal back..so delish


Ingredients:

Sliced chicken apple sausage
Diced yellow onion
Diced orange bell pepper
Rough chopped spinach
Base: brown rice

Strawberry Vanilla Parfait

THE BEST summer time snack ☀️ I am a lover of all things to do with Nilla Wafers and I recently rediscovered them!! 👏🏼 I decided to add it to this perfect parfait to create the perfect, light, summer snack 🌸


Ingredients:

Crushed Nilla Wafers
Diced strawberries
1 Chobani vanilla Greek yogurt

Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

VEGAN CINNAMON ROLLS (thank you Choosing Balance for the recipe) 🥰 I was expecting these to be good, but I wasn’t expecting these to be AMAZING. 😂 I am trying to resist eating this entire batch..right now 🔥


Ingredients (dough):

1 1/4 cup Bake Good Food almond flour
1 cup Chobani vanilla Greek yogurt (use Siggis or another vegan brand to keep these vegan)
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp apple cider vinegar

Ingredients (filling):

1/4 cup coconut sugar
1 tbsp cinnamon

Recipe:

1. In a large bowl, mix almond flour, yogurt, maple syrup, baking powder and apple cider vinegar
2. Place dough in fridge to cool (20-30 minutes)
3. Knead dough and roll out into rectangle
4. In a small bowl, mix coconut sugar and cinnamon together
5. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar mixture all over the rectangle of dough
6. Roll dough into a log like shape
7. Slice into 6-7 cinnamon rolls
8. Place on greased baking dish
9. Bake at 350 F for 20 minutes
10. Let cool. Optional: add cream cheese frosting and ENJOY!

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

ANOTHER batch of banana chocolate chip cookies (this might be a cry for help at this point) 😅 I have made these 10x this past year and these…by far.. turned out the fluffiest 🍪


Ingredients:

1 mashed banana
1/2 cup vegetable oil (or melted coconut oil, I ran out)
2/3 cup coconut sugar
1 egg yolk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/3 cup wheat flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
2/3 cup Enjoy Life Foods mini chocolate chips

Recipe:

1. In a large bowl, mash the banana
2. Stir in vegetable/coconut oil, coconut sugar, vanilla extract, and egg yolk. Combine well.
3. Mix in flour and baking soda
4. Fold in chocolate chips
5. Scoop into balls on greased baking sheet. Leave about 1 inch around each cookie. They will expand!
6. Bake at 350 F for 10 minutes
7. Let cool and enjoy..these are really the bomb 💣

Naan Pizza

Naan pizza is seriously THE BEST dinner! 🍕 I got these garlic naan breads from Amazon Fresh today and WOW! And pineapple belongs on pizza…I will not accept any other opinions 😂


Ingredients:

1 piece garlic naan bread
Mozzarella cheese
Homemade tomato sauce (recipe 2 posts back)
Italian seasoning
Garlic powder
Sliced ham
Sliced pineapple
Diced cherry tomatoes
Spinach