Monday, August 31, 2015

chao cheese pineapple chorizo queso


Let's end August with a spicy bang, this dip is the perfect way to end the Summer and begin the fall - totally Labor day party worthy and perfect with a Corona or two!

Justin and I are hoping to fit in some R + R this weekend with Friends and Family, our Summer completely blew by but we are excited for the Fall and nearing the end of our home reno (definitely by Christmas!). This dip is definitely on the menu for me this weekend with a round of tacos for good measure, I mean who doesn't love Tacos + Cheesy Dip?
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Thursday, July 2, 2015

chao cheeseburger // spicy slaw + bacon

Chao Cheeseburger // Bacon + Slaw
Burgers! Need I say more?
For us, burgers are a must during the summer months - the first BBQ of the season, 4th of July and of course it is always one of our main courses at least one night while camping in the great outdoors.

I had never had a field roast burger until recently - they are quick, easy and delish!
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

greens + quinoa salad // chao cheese crisps

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Oh my, it seems like forever since I last posted. Life has become so busy I can barely keep up, let alone keep track of myself. 
Have you ever bought + sold a house at the same time? Let me tell you, it is not fun - we are in the midst of doing just that and my stress level has never been higher. If you know me, I like to be in control and this process has proven to be one of unknowns and working on other peoples timelines - all of which is out of my direct control. Going through this process has also made me realize I am not a person cut out to move - seriously I hope I never have to do this again.
However, in the end it will be all worth the stress, worry and hopefully soon excitement.
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Sunday, May 17, 2015

book review: Happy Healthy Vegan Kitchen // recipe + giveaway

Almond Butter Thumbprint Cookies
I remember the very first time I came across Kathy's amazing blog, I was researching Macro Bowls and her gorgeous vegan macro bowl was among the search. I clearly remember how gorgeous the photos were and it was the first time that tempeh ever looked tempting.

Kathy has this warmth that just exudes from every post she writes, this warmth and happy living is also super evident in her latest vegan cook book - Healthy Happy Vegan Kitchen. This cookbook is for everyone, however she has an amazing section in the book that focuses on Kitchen Tools + a Vegan Pantry, along with some pretty awesome wellness tips. When I first started in the Kitchen I always found these sections to be incredibly useful.
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