Spicy Chicken Sausage, Sweet Potato & Kale Skillet

Spicy Chicken Sausage, Sweet Potato & Kale Skillet

A healthy meal made in a breeze AND with a short ingredient list – my kinda meal! Spicy chicken sausage goes perfectly with crispy sweet potato and loads of fresh kale. Seasoned with onion, garlic and red pepper flakes! BAM! BAM! Sounds like i’m channeling my inner Emeril Lagasse!! But that’s just how i’m feeling about… 

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Road to Culinary School

Road to Culinary School - LEFT SIDE OF THE TABLE

7 WEEKS Why is it FRIDAY already?? I’m happy it’s the weekend, sure…but my god, this week went fast. I feel like I barely did any prep for moving or school. OOPS! A couple highlights of the week – I went to a Minnesota Twins Baseball game! I’m not a huge baseball fan i’ll admit, but… 

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Individual Blueberry Cobbler

Individual Blueberry Cobbler

A classic dessert, done perfectly! SUPER simple - Individual Blueberry Cobbler – cooked and served in cute little ramekins. Don’t forget to add a big ole’ dollop of homemade whipped cream to finish!  I was SO SO tempted to make a blueberry pie it’s not even funny. But I just posted my Rustic Raspberry Pie recipe… I just… 

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Road to Culinary School

Road to Culinary School

8 WEEKS Hollaaaa 8 WEEKS!! Here’s what’s happened this week… I decided not too long ago, especially since i’m beginning Culinary School VERY VERY soon, I need to experiment more with new recipes!! Not just MY recipes, but ANY recipes. Being a food blogger, I feel pressure to post all original content on my blog. When… 

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Grilled Bruschetta with Pesto

Grilled Bruschetta with Pesto

Crispy pieces of sliced baguette with extra virgin olive oil, chunks of tomatoes and finished with a dollop of homemade pesto. SO unbelievably fresh, and flavorful it’s ridiculous! Perfect seasonal appetizer, snack or to accompany any meal!  So guys…this one time in Italy… My friends and I were on an AMAZING all day hiking adventure in Cinque Terre along the… 

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Road to Culinary School

Road to Culinary School

9 WEEKS  I really tried to stray away from talking about dates in my posts, or the weather… but COME ON….how the heck is it August 8th?? I’m actually writing this and it’s only August 7th…exactly 2 months from now on October 7th I have orientation!! EEEKKK! I started my Road to Culinary School series… 

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Rustic Raspberry Pie

Rustic Raspberry Pie

Flaky and scrumptious homemade pie crust,  filled with sweet and tart fresh Summer raspberries. No whip cream on this little pie – just Creme Fraiche! Perfection to say the least! When August comes – so does fruit pie. Not just any fruit pie, raspberry pie! Rustic Raspberry Pie! Had to mix Rustic in the title… 

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Road to Culinary School

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10 WEEKS In 2 very short months, i’ll be in this gorgeous city to begin a new chapter of my life. BIG breath. I’m excited, nervous and terrified all at the same time (mostly excited!) WOOHOO! My life is about to completely change. In a VERY good way! If you missed my announcement post back in… 

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Blueberry Peach Scones

Blueberry Peach Scones

Buttery, moist scones with delightful chunks of blueberry and peaches in every bite. Oh baby, these are too good to pass up this Summer – especially when they’re right out of your oven! I’m not a muffin person… I’m a SCONE person. Muffins are great and all, but I get bored after I eat the… 

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Grilled Sweet Corn Arugula Salad

Grilled Sweet Corn Arugula Salad

|| Grilled sweet corn right off the cob, mixed with bright flavors of arugula, lime juice, olive oil, cilantro and feta! A crisp, light and refreshing Summer salad that’s a breeze to make! || I started a little bit of a challenge last week. I mentioned it to my instagram followers…. I decided it was a GRAND… 

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