Chicken Avocado Pesto Ravioli

My parents are finally back in town, and that means I get a break from cooking every meal! BUT I do have a creamy savory sauce I’d like to share with you all, and that is my take on a pesto sauce. There are no nuts in this, so if you have any nut allergies,

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Grilled Ribeye & Veggie Skewers

Happy Memorial Day everyone! With the weather so nice out, why not start up your grill for a good ol’ BBQ??? I really enjoy simple recipes for the grill so that I can taste the sweetness of the food and the charred flavor that comes from the fire. I put together a super tasty and

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Baked Salmon

How gross is prepping fish?! Is anyone on the same page as me??? This was my first time making a dish that required me to clean and touch a fish, and let me tell you, it’s a feeling I’m not going to forget! I’ve only ever touched my little pet goldfish from when I was

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Red Velvety Cupcakes

What a week for me! I attempted fondant for the second time ever and made these adorable cupcake toppers for a friend’s graduation. Since I’ve only made classic fondant once and didn’t do too good of a job (the fondant started to sweat), I decided to try out the marshmallow fondant this time around. I

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Chewy Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies

Seeing as it was National Chocolate Chip Day yesterday, I HAD to whip up these babies right here! This is my go to recipe when I’m craving some homemade cookies. It’s pretty fool proof and they are super duper easy to make, so don’t be afraid to try it out if you’re a beginner. I

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Bacon Jalapeño Scalloped Potatoes

How did you all spend your Mother’s Day this year? I spent the day with my mom and taught her how to make this delicious dish for a family gathering at my aunt’s place. This recipe is definitely time consuming, but I felt like it was a good one to make so I could spend

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A Bitter Place Turned Better

Palms sweating, heart racing, gasping for air as I clutched onto my seat, my mind raced, hoping that life wouldn’t leave my body right that moment. For the first time, for there were many more times to come, I looked into his eyes and said “I’m not feeling good”. How do I explain this, how

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The Flower Fields, Carlsbad

Spring has sprung! You definitely feel the weight of it as you step into the flower fields at Carlsbad Ranch. As I overlook the vastness of the Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers, joy and serenity washes over me. It is such a beauty and definitely a sight to see as flowers roll across acres and acres of

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Easy Peasy Carrot Cake

  With mother’s day coming up, why not whip up this easy carrot cake! What I love about this recipe is that most of the ingredients are found right in your pantry. I’ve made this carrot cake quite a few times before and everyone always devours it. It is flavorful and moist, with not too

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