Fresh Blackberry Mint Lemonade // Pretty EATS on MadeByGirl

Summer is here and fresh, sparkly drinks are calling my name! Head on over to Made By Girl to see my latest refreshment creation, Fresh Blackberry Mint Lemonade. Cheers to blue skies, balmy afternoons, and cold drinks! Ps: Don’t miss the adorable mint ice cubes while you’re there!

No-Churn Ice Cream! // Pretty EATS on Made By Girl

Hey friends, I’m back on Made By Girl with a recipe to beckon in an early summer:  No-Churn Ice Cream! This is such a decadent treat, that is so easy to make – you just need a whisk! Can you imagine what flavors you’d come up with? Jump on over to Made By Girl and[…]

Roasted Chili Lime Chickpeas //
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Better than chips (okay most of the time)! Toss chickpeas in olive oil, salt, pepper, chili powder, lime zest, and a squeeze of lime juice. Roast at 400f for 15-20 minutes until nice and golden. Top with a sprinkle of salt, extra zest, and another squeeze of lime!

Favorite Margaritas!  //  Celebration Inspiration

Mix up your Cinco de Mayo celebration with some gorgeous margarita inspiration! There’s something so fun and festive about a pretty cocktail (even if it’s just virgin cocktails for me right now!) Sources: Cranberry Raspberry Margarita / Toasted Coconut Margarita / Grapefruit Margarita / Spicy Rose Water Margarita 

Double Chocolate Pancakes // Pretty Eats on MadeByGirl!

Hey there! I’ve got an incredibly decadent breakfast treat up on MadeByGirl today! Double Chocolate Pancakes, you don’t want to miss this very special recipe! // see recipe and more photos here on MadeByGirl!  

Salted Peanut Butter Cups // Pretty Eats on Made By Girl
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Best snack sized dessert right here! Hi everyone, I’m really excited to share an easier-than-it-looks recipe for Salted Peanut Butter Cups! A few simple ingredients is all it takes to blow the store-bought version out of the water. See my full recipe over on Made By Girl today!

Veggie Sliders w Tahini Mayo // Pretty Eats on Made By Girl

Hi there, today I’m bringing you one of my favorite recipes, Veggie Sliders with Tahini Mayo! These snack-sized burgers are great for lunch or dinner, and make adults and kids alike super happy. Head on over to Made By Girl to see my full recipe!

Ember Restaurant // Edible SLO Magazine

I had the pleasure of photographing Ember restaurant for the current issue of Edible San Luis Obispo Magazine, and just had to share some favorites from the shoot. Chef Brian Collins, his wife Harmony, and the entire team welcomed me with open arms and made me feel at home while I ducked around the restaurant[…]

Almond Milk Oats with Blackberries & Chia // Pretty Eats on MadeByGirl

Whipping up a delicious breakfast that is almost “dessert status” in my book, Almond Milk Oats with Blackberries & Chia. With mornings being so busy, I’ve turned into a coffee-for-breakfast type of person, something I’m trying to change. Here’s a yummy effort to eat breakfast more often, today on Made By Girl!  http://madebygirl.blogspot.com/2015/02/food-almond-milk-oatmeal-with-chia.html

Salted Caramel Pavlovas // Pretty EATS on Made By Girl

Oh I’ve got the beauty queen of desserts for you on Made By Girl today, Salted Caramel Pavlovas. I’ve taken my family’s favorite meringue recipe and dressed it up a bit. This version is truly a decadent indulgence! Have a taste over here!