No Bake Vanilla Raspberry Cheesecake Recipe


Valentine’s Day is Sunday. That snuck up on us, didn’t it? Today I have a super simple 7 ingredient, 5 minute recipe for a No Bake Vanilla Raspberry Cheesecake with an Oreo crust. You can opt to make two individual cheesecakes, or one larger cheesecake, and you can really put any fruit you want on […]

Brunch at Cindy’s Rooftop


Cindy’s Rooftop is a light filled restaurant on the rooftop of the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, and they are filling a big whole in the Chicago brunch scene by offering family style brunch. It’s brilliant. I can never decide if I want a sweet or savory brunch. I tend to go with savory since a […]

Braciole – The Perfect Valentine’s Day Dinner


This scalable recipe requires very little active preparation time, and is a perfect dinner to serve on Valentine’s Day. Braciole is an Italian meat dish that consists of thin flank steak rolled up with cheese, herbs, and breadcrumbs. The meat is quickly browned before being cooked low and slow in a pool of tomato sauce. […]

Roasted Red Pepper and Caramelized Onion Ranch Dip with Chobani Greek Yogurt

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Get ready for an addictively delicious and healthy game day appetizer! This Roasted Red Pepper and Caramelized Onion Ranch Dip is made with Chobani Yogurt, a fat free alternative to using the mayonnaise and sour cream that is usually in ranch dips. The sweetness of the caramelized onions balances out the tartness of the Greek […]

The Best Thrifting and Toast in Salt Lake City

Maple Toast at Publik Coffee Roasters

Salt Lake City is a bustling little city surrounded by mountains with lots to explore. Most of my time in Salt Lake City was spent at Alt Summit where my brain was filled with information and inspiration. Today I am going to tell you about the best little coffee shop, a vintage shopping tour, and […]

Berry Stuffed French Toast

Stuffed French Toast

This Berry Stuffed French Toast takes just minutes to assemble, it feeds a crowd, and is a perfect brunch to serve on Valentine’s Day (it’s on a Sunday this year). Thick slices of bread are filled with mixed berry jam and whipped cream cheese, drowned in egg batter, baked, and topped with fresh berries and maple […]

The Rundown v. 27


I have been laying low and hitting the gym and attempting to eat healthy. Things were going well until I went to Salt Lake City last week… but I am back on track now. I told you about Salt Lake City earlier this week, so now let me tell you about the things I have […]

Wintertime Date Ideas for Chicagoans

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Dating in Chicago in the winter can require a little creativity. I have a handful of wintertime date ideas for Chicagoans that will make sure your weekends are filled with fun (and food). I created seven different date ideas that pair an activity with my favorite thing – food. I tried to pick accommodate a […]

Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Breadsticks


This quick and easy appetizer is the perfect way to feed your friends on game day. The best part is that these Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Breadsticks can be made in under 30 minutes by using La Terra Fina Spinach, Artichoke, and Parmesan Dip, along with store-bought pizza dough and marinara sauce. These shortcuts save time without sacrificing any […]

Exploring Salt Lake City


My latest adventure was a three-night trip to Salt Lake City. It’s not the type of place I ordinarily visit since I can’t ski, I am not very outdoorsy- but I loved it! Alt Summit, a conference for bloggers and creatives, brought me to Salt Lake and before my plane even landed I was blown […]

15 Super Bowl Recipes

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Just when you think that your New Years diet is going well… the Super Bowl comes long. It’s day that celebrates not only football, but calorie laden meaty, cheesy foods. But, everyone gets a cheat day, so save it for February 7th and make one of these Super Bowl Recipes. I chose recipes that are […]

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