Instagram Inspired

There is no escaping what is happening and the mixed emotions our country is facing these past few days. I myself have been feeling low too, but mostly at all the negativity. This blog of mine has been an outlet for inspiration and all things pretty and delicious, for not only you, my readers, but myself … More Instagram Inspired

3 Perfect Popcorn & Wine Pairings for a TV Night In

Our favorite fall TV shows are slowly starting again, are you television obsessed yet? When it comes to watching your weekly favorite shows or binging Netflix, you can’t do it without snacks. Have you heard of the wine and popcorn craze. Yes, it’s a thing, and it’s the most delicious way to enjoy your favorite shows. I hear it was … More 3 Perfect Popcorn & Wine Pairings for a TV Night In

Sweet Potato + Mushroom Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

When it comes to feeling the warmth and comfort around the Thanksgiving table, nothing beats a hearty casserole. With so many delicious fall produce, it’s hard not to create a vegetable side dish that pleases the entire family. With sweet potatoes, mushrooms, beets, kale, and sage, the ingredients and flavors in this vegetarian take on … More Sweet Potato + Mushroom Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Bourbon Ice Cream w. Maple Roasted Apples

Every Fall I make a signature seasonal ice cream flavor. Last year it involved Caramel Apples and Cheesecake, and the year before that, Chocolate Pumpkin Chai. The weather was just perfect here in New Jersey last week, perfect for apple picking! And it’s exactly what J and I did Saturday afternoon, so of course apples were again the inspiration … More Bourbon Ice Cream w. Maple Roasted Apples

Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato + Carrot Fall Soup {Sopa da Avo}

The first time I made this soup a few weeks ago, I instantly tasted her. I know weird, but I was reminded of my grandmother, her cooking, and my love for her. Growing up, whenever I was in Portugal there wasn’t a day that our house didn’t have soup. If there wasn’t, either we had been … More Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato + Carrot Fall Soup {Sopa da Avo}