Cooking, Baking & Cocktail Shaking

Chorizo Taco Soup {with the works!}

Chorizo Taco Soup

This Chorizo Taco Soup is a cross between a soup and a chili. It’s extremely hearty, loaded with spicy chorizo sausage and tender beef, and topped with all the taco fixings. Super Bowl is right around the corner (next week!), so this week is all about football food. Monday I posted Cheddar Bacon Ranch...

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad: This veggie-loaded pasta salad gets drenched with Greek yogurt ranch dressing and loaded with shredded cheddar cheese and crispy bacon crumbles.

My ranch obsession continues with this Cheddar Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad. This veggie-loaded pasta salad gets drenched with ranch dressing and loaded with shredded cheddar cheese and crispy bacon crumbles.

The Tiny Dancer

The Tiny Dancer Cocktail: This fierce but delicate cocktail combines bourbon, Campari, and blood orange juice.

I named this cocktail The Tiny Dancer because it’s both fierce and delicate, strong but refined. The combination of bourbon, Campari, and blood orange juice is definitely a winning trio of flavors. As I sit here and write this post, the beginning traces of Snowmaggedon has made itself comfy in Baltimore. The sky is...

Almond Joy Energy Balls {Gluten-Free & Vegan}

Almond Joy Energy Balls {Gluten-Free & Vegan}: These pop-able snacks are healthy, all-naturally sweetened, and made with healthy and wholesome ingredients.

These Almond Joy Energy Balls should really be changed to Almond Joy Snack Balls, because they’re great for popping when you have a fierce craving for chocolate but want to maintain a wholesome diet.

Spicy Chorizo Meatballs with Chipotle Barbecue Glaze

Spicy Chorizo Meatballs with Chipotle Barbecue Glaze

These Spicy Chorizo Meatballs with Chipotle Barbecue Glaze are perfect for Super Bowl snacking. They’re spicy, tender, and glistening with saucy goodness.

Thirsty Thursday: Rosemary Citrus Moscow Mule

Rosemary Citrus Moscow Mule

This Rosemary Citrus Moscow Mule is easy sipping. It’s a combination of sweet, woody rosemary simple syrup, crisp vodka, and a mixture of fresh-squeezed orange, lemon, and lime juices. Like I said, easy sipping.

Dreamsicle Smoothie

Dreamsicle Smoothie | This orange and vanilla-infused smoothie is ultra thick, rich in protein, and super healthy.

This Dreamsicle Smoothie is infused with fresh oranges and creamy vanilla. It’s packed with protein, fresh fruit, and naturally sweetened.

Greek Quinoa Salad {Gluten-Free + Vegetarian}

Greek Quinoa Salad - Naturally Gluten-Free and Vegetarian

This Greek Quinoa Salad is naturally gluten-free, vegetarian, and all kinds of healthy. It’s loaded to the brim with fresh veggies, salty kalamata olives, spicy peppers and crumbly feta cheese. It’s no surprise to my friends and family that I’m not very organized. If you follow me on SnapChat, then you’ve seen the state...

The Mid-Winter Mule

The Mid-Winter Mule: This bourbon-infused cocktail combines fruity Pimm's No.1, ginger beer, and homemade cinnamon simple syrup.

The Mid-Winter Mule is strong. It loves having a good time with good people, and it hates when the night comes to an end. The frosty copper mug is its best friend. Bourbon, Pimm’s No.1, ginger beer, and a delightfully warm cinnamon simple syrup get shaken to create one heck of a tasty cocktail....