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Mixed Berry Smoothie Bowls

So remember when we talked about my acai bowl obsession? It’s grown! Smoothie bowls are all over my life and I cannot be stopped! The base of this one is my current smoothie obsession – a combo of almond milk, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and bananas. It’s basically a whole slew of super foods blended until …

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Vanilla Bean French Toast

What could be better than Vanilla Bean French Toast to kick off your weekend? If you’re a professional bruncher like myself, you know French Toast is an integral part of the event. It’s that perfect mix between sweet and salty and depending on your toppings you can make it even more decadent! Bacon – heck yes!! …

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Chocolate Chip Almond Waffles

Can you believe I’ve never posted a recipe for waffles on my site!? What is the world coming to! Clearly that’s changing today with these Chocolate Chip Almond Waffles!  Easter is quickly approaching and it’s my all time favorite day to brunch!! Which means waffles are 100% mandatory. I’m also kicking off my new partnership …

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Meyer Lemon Blueberry Scones

Easter is right around the corner and you know what that means… BRUNCH! Give me any excuse to throw a fun + boozy brunch and I’m there. This Easter I’m hosting and it’s going to be glorious. Inspired by my blueberry trip to Napa last week with the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council, I’m kicking it …

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Ham and Cheese Crepes

I’m having a moment with crepes. Ham and Cheese Crepes specifically because they can be eaten at any time of the day and they are just straight up delicious. I don’t know about you guys, but we don’t do a whole lot for Valentine’s Day. As in, I refuse to go out to dinner that …

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Coconut Acai Bowl

Between this Coconut Acai Bowls and this newfound energy I have post vacation, I feel like a whole new person this week! Does that ever happen to you? I’ve found that sometimes you just need a minute (or a week) to really reset. For me, the past week or so has been all about that. After …

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Breakfast Potatoes

Is there really anything better than waking up to a giant tray of breakfast potatoes? Specifically breakfast potatoes that are doused with some herbs, dipped in ketchup, and served alongside a soft scrambled egg or two? Perfecting the art of the breakfast potato is serious work. The Andaz on 5th Ave in NYC does it …

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Chocolate Cinnamon Sugar Pull Apart Brea...

Remember when Mondays use to be healthy? And we’d kick off the week with a salad or something savory that worked for lunch or dinner? Well, clearly that’s not happening today because this Chocolate Cinnamon Sugar Pull Apart Bread got in the way Here’s the thing. I make dough kinda infrequently. Pizza dough – 100%. …

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Breakfast Burritos

Breakfast Burritos are a very important part of life. And seeing as how I grew up in Tucson, and made it a point of trying every breakfast burrito I could get my hands on, I feel like it’s my duty to pass along this information to you! While I might not be a parent yet, …

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Grilled Asparagus Salad with Fried Eggs

The other day I asked on Facebook if people preferred sweet or savory breakfast items… and savory was hands down the winner! So to piggyback on that, I’m breaking out this Grilled Asparagus Salad with Fried Eggs on top! It works for pretty much any meal of the day and I’m thinking breakfast salads need …

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Avocado Mushroom Toast

Avocado Mushroom Toast

People always ask me if I want to open a restaurant and I never really know how to answer them. Some days I’m not interested at all. Other times I think having a cute little breakfast/lunch café would be the sweetest thing on the planet. And I would only serve grilled cheese, various kinds of …

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Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros

Schools out for the summer and that means Huevos Rancheros. Don’t ask me where I come up with my logic, but it makes sense. Huevos Rancheros are a great way to enjoy a leisurely morning with friends and family. Plus this recipe is perfection! If you’ve got 30 minutes, then Huevos Rancheros might just be …

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Almond Butter Spinach Smoothie

Almond Butter Spinach Smoothie

You guys!! I’m so excited to be kicking off my partnership with the Almond Board of California today. I’ve been working with them for the past few months and I’m beyond excited to share the recipes I’ve created using all forms of almonds. In honor of summer being right around the corner, we’re kicking it …

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Lemon Blueberry Scones

2014 Mother’s Day Brunch Menu

Hanging with my parents is quite possibly my favorite thing to do on earth. I love them to the moon and back and nothing makes me happier than being at home with them. Especially because my mom still makes me breakfast and my morning tea. And really, what’s better than that? I totally lucked out …

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Last Minute Easter Brunch Menu

Easter is 2 days away and I’m ready to brunch. I’d like to make “brunching” my official job one day. It’s kinda my favorite thing to do. But until that becomes an acceptable form of work, I’m just going to round up some of the most epic Easter Brunch ideas the web has to offer …

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Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars

I’m a bit of a granola snob. Mostly because I eat it on a daily basis in any form possible, be it Homemade Granola Bars or loose granola. It’s just the way of the world. Lately I’ve been making Homemade Granola Bars with Chocolate Chips, dried fruit and chia seeds. (I’ve been on a bit …

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Mini Herb Frittatas

Let’s make Mini Herb Frittatas!!! They are cute, simple, easy to jazz up with other herbs and totally delish! Thomas and I have very different work schedules. It’s just the nature of our jobs. He goes into an office daily and I split my time between being in my kitchen, office, satellite office, meetings, other cities/states/countries …

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Avocado Toast – 5 Ways!

My love for Avocado Toast runs deep. Really deep. So deep that I rounded up my favorite 5 versions of it for you today! Besides the traditional avo toast (not pictured above) here’s what we’ve got going on: Avocado Toast with Tomatoes and Pesto Vinaigrette Avocado Toast with Smoked Salmon and Red Onions Avocado Toast …

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Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Puffs)

Our culinary tour of Brazil is going strong! Last week we indulged in a few caipirinhas, yesterday was some Pesto Broccoli inspired by one of my fav restaurants in Rio and this week we’re loading up with Pão de Queijo! Just you wait to see what I have in store for next week Pão de Queijo, …

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Banana, Chia and Spinach Smoothie

Sticking to my new years resolutions with this Banana, Chia and Spinach Smoothie! More times than not I just have a little greek yogurt in the morning for breakfast and then I’m starved by 10:30am. I decided that that has got to change in 2014. While I’m not really one for resolutions, mostly because I …

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Scrambled Eggs with Pan Roasted Mushroom...

Scrambled Eggs with Pan Roasted Mushrooms are the perfect way to start any day! Pan Roasted Mushrooms are my jam. I feel the same way about them as some people feel about candy. I can pop those suckers into my mouth, chow down and never get bored. I think it must be because I went 24 …

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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread – my favorite way to start the day!   I’m a HUGE banana bread fan. Chocolate Chip Banana Bread in particular. Like I could easily put down an entire loaf of this without any questions. I’m that big of a fan. I’m fairly certain that this Chocolate Chip Banana Bread was the first …

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Coconut Almond Granola

Almond Coconut Granola

This Almond Coconut Granola is crazy delicious! I promise it’s going to become a staple in your house!  Today is a big day. A super huge big day. I can’t even wait until tonight. But first – Breaking Bad last night. OMG. I can’t even deal with it. The fact that the entire season wraps next …

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Cheddar Chive Popovers

I’ve been on the road too much. What? Did I really just say that? I never expected to hear those words come out of my mouth. But they did. And that’s just how I currently feel. I’ve been on and off the road for the last 2 months and I’m wiped out. Flying here and …

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