Brown Butter Toffee Cookies

This week I had the amazing opportunity to work with a company local to Kern County. My Husbands Nuts has had a special place in my heart for a long time now. Working with other women entrepreneurs, that also happen to be foodies with delicious products, is so fulfilling and exciting. If you’re looking for a Thanksgiving dessert that’s a little different than the typical pumpkin pie, or if you’re getting a head start on Santa’s cookies, I can assure you My Husbands Nuts‘ Butt

Spicy Chicken Tikka Wraps

These chicken Tikka wraps are so deliciously easy, you’ll want to make them every week! Shan makes this experience authentic and effortless. Truly one of my new favorite weeknight dinners. All I have to do is marinate, cook and serve!! Ingredients 1 bottle Shan Spicy Tikka BBQ marinade. ( 1 small 8oz container unsweetened Greek yogurt. 1 pound chicken breast cubed. 1 Tbs minced garlic 2 Tbs minced onion salt and pepper to taste 6 sweet bell peppers 4 Large

Creamy Cauliflower Mash

Low carb can be hard during the winter. You’re craving filling comfort foods and cozy filling meals are mainly filled with unnecessary carbs. not to mention that decent low carb options are hard to find. As a certified chef that loves everything creamy and dreamy, I’ve had a hard time with different “Keto” or “low carb” replacement items I see in grocery stores. I’ve been disappoint and just unsatisfied but the options. I decided to take matters into my own hands and create t

Rosemary Beer bread

Ingredients 3 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons dried rosemary 12 ounces beer 3 tablespoons butter melted Directions Add all your dry ingredients to a bowl. slowly pour your beer in and fold mixture until it forms a dough. I recommend doing the by hand. grease a bread pan. pre heat oven to 350 degrees. melt butter and pour it over the top of the bread. You can add extra rosemary or extra sea salt for decoration after th

Paleo Birthday Cake Blondies

You know those box brownie mixes that are so easy and so good? Well I have a healthy blondie recipe that is just as easy and better for you! These blondies are Gluten free, paleo, and refined sugar free, besides sprinkles if you add those. Although, I buy organic sprinkles at sprouts. I will warn you though that the sprinkles do bleed a little in the mix because the coloring is organically sourced. These are perfect for children because they look fun, taste delicious but they

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Avocado Truffles

Okay everyone. The recipe that so many people have been asking for!! Avocado Truffles. These Truffles can easily be made Keto, Whole 30, Paleo etc. I am basically going to lay out how I make my truffles. Once you start to make these truffles you will see that it is so easy to make adaptations and versions of this recipe. I will be honest I almost didn't share this recipe with hopes to package and sell them someday. But honestly they freeze horribly and we all know how avocado

3 Cheese Spicy Queso

I don't trust a person that doesn't like Queso. After a long hard day there is nothing better than a nice cool margarita and some melty bubbly queso. And it just so happens that I make the perfect margarita and some BOMB Queso!!! I mean come on!!!! look how freaking beautiful that queso is!! ^^^ This recipe is a crowd pleaser for sure! Everybody and I mean EVERYBODY loves this queso!! Ingredients: - 8 ounces of cream cheese - 8 ounces of pepper jack cheese - 8 ounces of sharp

PALEO BANANA BREAD with Cinnamon Crumble topping.

Okay so this bread is amazing. I literally cant get enough right now. It holds well and goes perfect with coffee in the morning. I will say that I like it almost as much as my paleo banana muffins. And yes I do make them totally different. Mainly because Paleo baking is so hard. Getting the constancy right is nearly impossible when forming a new recipe. And lets be honest I do not want to bring you guys anything that isn't perfect. So when baking paleo goods in different shap

Braised Short Ribs and Polenta

This recipe is one that slow cooks, falls off the bone, and impresses even the pickiest eaters. The first time I ever made this recipe for my boyfriend he took one bite, shot his head around to look at me and said "WOW... I knew that you could cook.. but I didn't know that you could cook like this." This recipe is one of my all time favs for that very reason. I created this recipe through a combination of other short rib recipes that I had seen in cook books and on the intern

Garlic Quinoa and Veggies

I love this recipe because it literally takes under 30 minutes to make. It’s extremely cheap and it can be made with almost any left over veggies that you have laying around the house. Oh did I mention it’s healthy and completely vegan as well?! I add toasted pine nuts to this recipe because it gives this nutty aroma that truly transforms the entire dish. Remember that a large portion of how we taste things is largely due to the smells that we take in along the way. This mean

Healthy Gluten Free Chocolate Chip scones

Ingredients: 2 and 3/4ths cups of almond flour. 2 Tbs and 1 tsp cold unsalted butter 1/4th teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2 large eggs and 1 egg white 2 Tbs and 1 tsp coconut milk (or any thick replacement milk. If using a thin replacement milk then do 3 Tbs) 1 tsp orange zest is optional but I like to add it. It mixes well with the dark chocolate. 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 Tbs and 1 tsp local honey - helps with allergies 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips or cacao chi

Traditional French Beef Bourguignon

Ingredients: 1 Tbs olive oil 8 ounces bacon diced up 2 and 1/2 pounds chuck beef cut into one inch cubes Kosher Salt to taste Freshly ground Black pepper to taste 1 pound carrots, sliced diagonally into one inch chunks 2 yellow onions diced 2 teaspoons ( I use very hefty teaspoons) chopped garlic 1 bottle dry red wine (yes the whole bottle) 2 cups beef broth 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 4 tablespoons unsalted butter at ro

Halloween Board

Throwing a halloween party this year? Want to be extra festive? Please your adult guests or children guests? Boy oh Boy do I have a treat for you!! I am going to lay out exactly everything that I put in this super fun Halloween board! Here are the 10 steps for the perfect halloween board! 1. First thing is first. PUMPKIN: You have to have pumpkins! I got mine at Albertsons for around 1 dollar per pumpkin. That is a pretty good deal if you ask me. Plus when I was finished with


If you have been following my Instagram page, you know that this is a segment that I am extremely excited about because I love soup more than just about anything on the planet! Below I have listed my first three recipes for Souptember! I will continuously be posting more through out next week so keep an eye on this page! I will refrain from blabbing any more about how much I love soup and I will just get to the recipes now! because I know that is what we all really want here!


Allow me to introduce you to....THE BEST RAMEN OF YOUR LIFE!! Okay guys.... We have all been extremely poor at one point in our lives. I can remember being crazy poor in college googling " Kylie Jenner's ramen recipe" just attempting to spice up my life ya know???? ( PS yall are liars if you say you have never googles Kylie Jenner's ramen...) Well what If I told you that I had solved all of your poor person ramen trouble! Thats right I have created the BEST, CHEAP, LAZY GIRL

Clear Your Acne In One Month On a Budget!

Alright let’s talk about.....ACNE! Truthfully I never suffered much from acne as a child or teen! My Acne was pretty much all adult onset acne. My whole childhood I suffered from terrible psoriasis. That being said my skin is extremely sensitive. Anything with harsh chemicals will dry me out and cause a full blown psoriasis rash! Because I need more natural products I was going to Lush stores as often as possible. I absolutely love lush and I have written a whole article some

Rules to follow for the perfect Charcuterie Board

Charcuterie boards are all the rage right now. There are tons of pictures of boards all over the internet that look beautiful. But figuring out which cheese are actually on the board can be tricky. I love a good board more than anyone, I grew up with a mother that was awesome at picking yummy cheeses. But I had no idea that there were specific industry tricks to not only make your board look beautiful, but there are also tricks to make it easier for your guests to munch on. N

South West Stuffed Purple Sweet Potato

Y'all. Lets talk about purple sweet potatoes for a minute. They are freaking beautiful. No shame in saying that this recipe can 10000% be made with regular potatoes. But I like pretty things. And I honestly believe that when food is colorful and beautiful it legit tricks your brain into wanting to eat it more. I mean if you think about all of the people in this world that have made livings off of being food stylist. Huge corporations are paying people literally hundreds of th