Sweet Potato Hummus with Sriracha

Sweet Potato Hummus with Srircha

An oh so sweet version of hummus – made with sweet potato and spicy sriracha sauce. It’s ultra creamy and still has all that traditional hummus flavor from the tahini, garlic and lemon. Perfect for Fall and a MUST for hummus lovers!! This past weekend one of my dearest roommates from college, Jess – got married!!!… 

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Salted Caramel Sauce

Salted Caramel Sauce

THE best homemade salted caramel sauce you’ll ever have. Incredibly creamy, rich, perfectly salted AND not to mention made with only 4 ingredients!! Pour over apples, drizzle on top of a pie, dump over ice cream or eat off the spoon. No matter how you eat this salted caramel sauce you’ll be addicted!!  I have a baby brother!!!!!… 

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Pumpkin & Spice Granola

Pumpkin & Spice Granola

Crunchy seasonal granola mixed with pumpkin seeds, pecans, pumpkin pie spice and of course – pumpkin puree!! It will have you dreaming of crisp fall weather, bright orange and yellow leaves and all the wonderful things that come along with Autumn! It’s SEPTEMBER!!!!!! And I have a few random bits of life to share before giving… 

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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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