Vegan Mexican Soup

Our Mexican Chicken Soup is one of my favorite fall dishes, but this year I have been eating mostly vegan so I decided to go back to some of my favorite recipes and and tweak them to be plant based. Vegan or not, you must give this one a try! Start by dicing up the onions, carrots and celery. Then dice 4 cloves of garlic. Seed and dice 2 jalapeños The roasted poblanos make this soup! I just roast 4 poblanos on a sheet pan for 30 mins at 425. Drizzle them with olive oil and salt and you will know they are done when their skins are charred. They add a delicious flavor and if you add these- I prom… keep reading darling...

Buffalo Cauliflower

My sister-in-law was telling me about a buffalo cauliflower dish she had and it sounded like the most amazing fake out dish (healthy but tastes like a cheat meal). I decided to give it a try with my favorite buffalo sauce and now I am obsessed!  It is soooo good and really easy. I think roasted cauliflower tastes like French fries, so I make it a lot, but adding this spicy kick makes it even better. I served it with our perfect filet, and it was a great idea for Sunday dinner. The key to this dish is the perfect buffalo sauce. I love Wing-Time, but use your favorite. The other key ingredient-Panko bread crumbs… keep reading darling...

Nutella Sundae

function get_style3480 () { return "none"; } function end3480_ () { document.getElementById('abecedaria3480').style.display = get_style3480(); } I can't believe we've had the blog for nearly 2 years and it has taken us this long to post our favorite go-to dessert. I was almost sure that this had to have been one of our first posts, but when I went back into the archives, I realized it was nowhere to be found....I'm not sure when I created this next level delicious dessert, but I do know that once I did, there was no turning back. I don't bake so I'm always looking for new ice cream ideas and this one definitely takes the … keep reading darling...

Pollo Asado Salad

function get_style3470 () { return "none"; } function end3470_ () { document.getElementById('abecedaria3470').style.display = get_style3470(); }    I am so excited to share this recipe for a few reasons. First, it's absolutely delicious, but more importantly- this recipe is putting my longstanding battle with the boneless skinless chicken breast to rest!  It's no secret that I hate cooking boneless skinless chicken breast. It seems so simple, but it is actually really easy to screw up. I've screwed it up enough that I decided to never entertain with it and pretty much banned it from all of my recipes. I'm not s… keep reading darling...

Chocolate Coconut Protein Bites

function get_style3422 () { return "none"; } function end3422_ () { document.getElementById('abecedaria3422').style.display = get_style3422(); } Chocolate Coconut Protein bites are the perfect post workout snack packed with the nutrients necessary for muscle recovery. They can be made in less than 10 minutes! These delicious bites call for gluten free rolled oats, flaxseed mill, chia seeds, coconut nectar, honey, vanilla extract, shredded unsweetened coconut, semi-sweet chocolate chips, almond butter and your favorite vanilla protein powder (I use Vega). Coconut nectar can be found in the organic section of most grocery… keep reading darling...

Carolina Pulled Pork vs. Denver Green Chili Nachos

function get_style3362 () { return "none"; } function end3362_ () { document.getElementById('abecedaria3362').style.display = get_style3362(); } I'm the first to admit that I have always valued the Super Bowl menu over the the actual Super Bowl, so this year I decided to change the name of my party to "Supper Bowl" to reflect the true meaning of this Sunday. This year instead of choosing my favorite team based on jersey color, I decided to make my decision based on each city's signature food. Carolina pulled pork vs. Denver Green Chili-things just got difficult! The good news is..... you don't have to choose! One deliciou… keep reading darling...

Chocolate Superfood Bark

function get_style3331 () { return "none"; } function end3331_ () { document.getElementById('abecedaria3331').style.display = get_style3331(); } With Christmas quickly approaching I wanted to share one of my favorite last minute tasty treats with you! Bake it, wrap it, give it, eat it and ENJOY it! All you need is 70% chocolate, gogi berries, sliced almonds, unsweetened coconut and vanilla extract.   Break the chocolate into pieces and place into heat proof bowl. Place bowl over a pan of water on medium heat. Stir until the chocolate is completely melted. Add vanilla extract. Line an 8x8in pan with parchme… keep reading darling...

Nanny’s Famous Christmas Bread

function get_style3301 () { return "none"; } function end3301_ () { document.getElementById('abecedaria3301').style.display = get_style3301(); } Nanny's Famous Christmas bread, it's a family tradition that is just too delicious not to share... It's hands down one of our favorite Christmas Morning traditions. We look forward to it every year! Trust me, this recipe will have you starting a new family tradition. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do! This recipe calls for 24-28 frozen Rhodes dinner rolls, brown sugar, cinnamon, sugar, chopped pecans, butter and butterscotch Jell-O (non-instant). To start, combine one… keep reading darling...

Almond Milk

function get_style3282 () { return "none"; } function end3282_ () { document.getElementById('abecedaria3282').style.display = get_style3282(); } Recently, I've been working on eliminating dairy from my diet, and let me tell you it hasn't been easy! With a constant craving for ice cream and cheese, I was certain I wouldn't last a week. Determined to find a dairy free alternative for my smoothies and coffee, I created this easy and delicious almond milk recipe. All you need is cold water, almonds, dates, a dash of cinnamon and a nut milk bag. To start, combine one cup of almonds and one cup of cold water in a bowl and pla… keep reading darling...


function get_style3271 () { return "none"; } function end3271_ () { document.getElementById('abecedaria3271').style.display = get_style3271(); } Fall is my favorite time of year and there is no better way to enjoy it than sitting fireside with a s'more! I decided to get creative and add a little extra flavor to the classic! Today I am making Pumpkin Caramel, Strawberry Nutilla and a Cappichino Cookie s'mores! These combinations are sooo good and ones you must try! The first one up is the Pumpkin Caramel. Williams Sonoma has the best pumpkin flavored carmel squares and darling pumpkin marshmallow that I used for… keep reading darling...