Chai Smoothie

When my sister lived in Boulder, CO, one of my favorite places to eat when visiting her was Rush Bowl. Located in a tiny storefront on the Hill and always teeming with college students, this place blended up the most delicious smoothie bowls topped with buttery, crunchy granola. It was so fun to get a bowl … Continue reading Chai Smoothie

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Espresso Blondies with Browned Butter and Chocolate Chunks

In high school and college, I ate a peanut butter sandwich almost every single day. It was the perfect lunch or snack prior to track practice. After eight years of daily peanut butter intake, I developed an intolerance and have been unable to eat the stuff ever since. Luckily, almond butter doesn’t induce the same … Continue reading Espresso Blondies with Browned Butter and Chocolate Chunks

Barbecue Pulled Chicken with Spiralized Slaw

Tangy, messy barbecue is something I crave every so often. I especially love the contrast of the tender meat with a fresh and crunchy slaw. Winter demands comfort food, and although this fits the bill, there are plenty of fresh vegetables to round it out. First, the barbecue pulled chicken: I made a homemade BBQ … Continue reading Barbecue Pulled Chicken with Spiralized Slaw

S’mores Tart with Whiskey Chocolate Ganache

My mom loves all things s’mores. I happen to agree that they are quite delicious, so when coming up with a dessert for her birthday, I knew that I wanted to create something that was a riff on the classic campfire treat. This was the end result: a classic graham cracker crust, whiskey chocolate ganache … Continue reading S’mores Tart with Whiskey Chocolate Ganache