Recipe for Low-Calorie Carrot Cake Muffins

Carbs are my weakness, especially if they’re sweet (I’m looking at you, cookies and muffins). But I’m trying really hard to lose some weight, so 600-calorie muffins don’t quite fit into my day. Thankfully, I stumbled across a recipe on Reddit for Jumbo Banana Carrot Muffins that are only about 160 calories each! (The originalContinue reading “Recipe for Low-Calorie Carrot Cake Muffins”

California Adventures

I love California. I can say it definitively now although I always had a hunch I would enjoy it and I’ve technically only seen a small part of it. But still. I was lucky enough to travel to Bakersfield with my grandma to visit my parents. It’s the first time I’ve seen them both sinceContinue reading “California Adventures”

Perfect Fall Treat: Sauteed Spiced Apples

Ready for fall? I am. And I’m all about fall-related treats to go with my favorite season, especially if it’s apple- or pumpkin-flavored. If you’re anything like me, you’ll love these spiced apple slices, which are delicious and take all of 20 minutes to make. This recipe has been adapted from a recipe in Savory magazine. Continue reading “Perfect Fall Treat: Sauteed Spiced Apples”

Chocolate Chip M&M Cookie Bars Recipe

For the last few holidays, I was contributing a dessert you may know as “slutty brownies.” They’re amazing, but very rich. And, I’m more of a chocolate chip cookie girl, so I wanted to bake something chocolate chip cookie-ish for Easter. Hence, these bars. I’ve had them pinned forever and never got around to making them,Continue reading “Chocolate Chip M&M Cookie Bars Recipe”

Garlic Parmesan Chicken Drumsticks Recipe

I’m trying to get better about meal prep for the week. Honestly, my husband and I have kind of been killin’ it. Last week, we made some amazing garlic parm chicken drumsticks to have during the week for dinner and we loved it. It felt just as decadent as eating out, only not quite asContinue reading “Garlic Parmesan Chicken Drumsticks Recipe”

Friday Favorites #12

In blogs I’ve already written about Cupcake’s Clothes, but I love this blog. Georgina mostly posts fashion, but she also offers a few lifestyle posts, too. It’s got the perfect aesthetic and I’m totally jealous. In music How amazing is Rihanna’s latest album?! I can’t stop listening to it. If you haven’t yet, check it out on Spotify! In foodContinue reading “Friday Favorites #12”

No-Noodle Lasagna Recipe

No-noodle lasagna sounds completely pointless. Why would you bother cooking lasagna at all if there aren’t any noodles involved? Well, because I’ve been craving lasagna and I’m on a low-carb/high-protein diet, that’s why. In my quest to search for recipes that comply with that, I found this. It’s also been referred to as a “ricottaContinue reading “No-Noodle Lasagna Recipe”