Lemon Chia Seed Mini Muffins

This story starts out on a rainy Sunday morning, curled up in bed dying for a basket of lemon poppy seed muffins. The subtle hint of lemon flavor in a buttery crumb, sprinkled with crunchy seeds and topped with a sweet lemon glaze. I ran out to the store, bundled in a hat and boots, and went in search of poppy seeds and lemons. Continue reading “Lemon Chia Seed Mini Muffins”


(Almost) Dairy Free, Dark Chocolate Whiskey Truffles


If you know Kyle (my boyfriend), you know he loves whiskey. Every time we stop into the liquor store to simply pick up a bottle of wine for dinner or a six pack for a party, he side-shuffles me into the whiskey aisle and spends a good 15 minutes perusing the shelves. He loves it, so I don’t bother to be bothered.

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Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting


Do y’all have the problem of buying bananas and then seeing most of them go immediately to a non-edible shade of brown? Every week I seem to have at least three overripe bananas sitting on my counter, and I’ve gotten sick of the same old recipes. Freeze them for smoothie bowls and nice cream? Sure, but I’ve got a stock of five in there already! Banana bread? Meh, kind of over it at the moment. What’s a girl to do?

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Houston Foodie Guide for Superbowl LI


As you may or may not know (I most definitely know, because it’s all everyone here in Houston is talking about), the Superbowl is coming up on February 5th! You may also have forgotten that I am a member of the Houston Food Blogger Collective. The crew took it on as their civic duty to make a list of amazing restaurants to try out in Houston during the big game weekend, plus a list of tantalizing recipes to serve at your watch parties. The huge foodie blog post is here – make sure you check it out!

Whether you’re making the trek to Houston for the game or just staying home and watching the commercials with mounds of delicious snack food – this post has something for everyone! Take a look! I entered my recipe for avocado fries with chipotle mayo… *salivating commences*…

What are some of your fave Houston spots to eat? Do y’all have any to-die-for Superbowl finger foods? I still don’t know what I’m going to do for the big game, but I know it will involve food!