Monthly Archives: October 2015

Pink Starburst Martini

The Pink Starburst Strawberry Martini is a delicious blend of strawberries, vanilla and citrus that will remind you of your favorite chewy candy!

Starburst Strawberry Martini Recipe

Haven’t you always thought it would be fun to turn your 5 favorite candies into boozy martinis? Well that’s exactly what I’m doing today!

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Pop Rocks Watermelon Martini

This watermelon martini recipe is given a fun twist with the addition of a Watermelon Pop Rocks rim, perfect for Halloween parties!

Pop Rocks Watermelon Martini Recipe

Hello Pop Rocks! The candy that’s not only delicious, but also fun to eat!

Now take that fun and delicious candy, and turn it into a martini, and we have some serious fun on our hands!

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Martini

This creamy chocolate peanut butter cup martini, made with an easy homemade peanut butter cup vodka, will remind you of the delicious Reese’s candy we all know and love!

Reese's Martini in martini glass with skewer of mini reese's peanut butter cups and orange bag of reese's peanut butter cups

My favorite candy ever, the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, turned into a martini! Life doesn’t get much better!

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Snickers Martini

The Snickers Martini is rimmed with crushed peanuts & filled with a chocolate caramel martini that tastes just like a boozy version of the popular candy!

Snickers Martini Recipe

If you missed the first post today on M&M Martini’s, then allow me to welcome you to candy martini day on, where I’m turning all of the most popular Halloween candies into martinis!

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M&M Martini

The M&M Chocolate Martini is rimmed with crushed M&M’s & filled with a chocolate martini that tastes just like a boozy version of the popular candy!

M&M Chocolate Martini Recipe

Halloween is only two days away and I couldn’t be more excited to get the party started with 5 recipes that turn your favorite Halloween candies into martinis!

Because who says that kids get to have all of the fun on Halloween?! We’ll just call this “adult trick or treating”! 😉

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Sriracha Honey Pulled Pork Tacos

Pork tenderloin is slow cooked in a crockpot with sriracha, honey and spices to create these easy & scrumptious pulled pork tacos!

Slow Cooker Sriracha Honey Pulled Pork Tacos Recipe

On a scale of 1-10, how much do I love tacos? I’d have to save that I’m at about a 12!

When I was 18 years old, I moved to Southern California from Oklahoma. I quickly realized that Mexican food in Oklahoma was very different than Mexican food in California!

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Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Danish

This easy danish recipe is made with crescent rolls and a cinnamon apple cream cheese filling for a delicious and simple breakfast treat!

Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Pastries

With fall in the air and football on the TV, nothing makes a Sunday morning better than the smell of cinnamon and apples baking in the oven!

Inspired by these Blueberry Pastry Delights, I whipped up a batch of these Apple Cinnamon danishes to create that delicious fall smell!

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Butternut Squash Apple Bruschetta

Butternut squash & apples are roasted in fall spices for a delicious twist on bruschetta, making this vegetarian recipe the perfect appetizer for fall!

Butternut Squash Apple Bruschetta Recipe

Today is the day that one of my favorite appetizers, meets some of my favorite fall flavors, and makes one of the most delicious dishes ever!

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Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup

This slow cooker chicken tortilla soup recipe is given a smokey, spicy kick with the addition of chipotle peppers, it’s simple, healthy & gluten free!


Now that I’m back in school in the evenings, I’ve been trying to come up with recipes that I can easily take and microwave in our sweet little break room for dinner.

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Pumpkin Brookies

Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are baked into pumpkin brownies in this delicious dessert recipe for pumpkin brookies, great for fall parties and Halloween!

Pumpkin Brookies Recipe

It’s the final day of Pumpkin Week here on!

This week I’ve already shared recipes for Pumpkin Chili Sliders and Cranberry Pumpkin Bread. Now I’m finishing off the week with a super delicious dessert!

If you’re not familiar with brookies, allow me to introduce you to this super amazing dessert that combines cookies and brownies into one scrumptious treat!

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Pumpkin Chili Sliders

Small pumpkin spiced burger patties are topped with pumpkin chili and served on Hawaiian rolls in this delicious fall recipe twist on chili sliders!

Pumpkin Chili Sliders

Welcome to day two of Pumpkin Week on the blog! Today I created a new recipe from one of my favorite existing recipes, Pumpkin Chili!

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Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

Cranberries add a delicious twist to this traditional pumpkin bread recipe, perfect for breakfast in the fall and winter months!

Cranberry Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Well hello there! Welcome to Pumpkin Week on!

That’s right, I made up my own week to celebrate the almighty orange squash that we’ve all come to know and love as the official flavor of fall.

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Caramel Apple Bread Pudding

This fall inspired Caramel Apple Bread Pudding recipe, prepared with Hawaiian rolls & caramel sauce, is easy to make & delicious for breakfast or dessert!

Caramel Apple Bread Pudding Recipe

As a food blogger, my favorite times of the year are the first few weeks of a new season.

For me, a new season means new produce to work with, new flavor profiles to incorporate into recipes and most importantly, new season-themed food photography props to play with! 😉

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Buffalo Crock Pot Mac And Cheese

Buffalo sauce, spicy cheddar cheese, tomatoes & green chilies add a kick of spice & flavor to this super easy vegetarian Crock Pot Mac and Cheese recipe!

Buffalo Crock Pot Mac and Cheese Recipe

Now that football season is in full swing, I’m all about the “game day grub”!

When it comes to my favorite recipes to make while watching football, I’m a big fan of anything you can put in the crock pot. I’m also a big fan of anything you can add buffalo sauce to!

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Breakfast Sweet Potatoes

This sweet potatoes recipe is perfect for fall breakfast, it combines roasted sweet potatoes filled with fall spices, vanilla yogurt & pumpkin flax granola!

Pumpkin Granola Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

It’s the first week of October, temperatures are finally starting to cool down in San Diego and my entire diet for the last week has basically consisted of sweet potatoes, butternut squash and pumpkin!

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Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

Homemade butternut squash pasta sauce is easy to make, vegan & gluten free. Serve it with pasta, spaghetti squash or zucchini noodles!

Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce Recipe

Two weeks ago today I was on a flight back from my first trip to Seattle where I was visiting one of my best friends Ashley!

There was football watching, beer tastings, rainbows, rope swings, Oktoberfest, Pike Place Market, and of course, lots and lots of delicious food!

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