I have always enjoyed chicken salad in the summertime, but hated the guilt that came along with eating it. The amount of mayo in most chicken salads takes the healthiness away from the dish. Subbing greek yogurt for mayo takes away the guilt, while adding some extra protein. I tried this first with plain greek… Continue reading Healthy Chicken Salad
This past weekend I went to Charleston, S.C. with my parents for Easter. It is one of my favorite cities in the world. The southern charm, beautiful homes and exceptional restaurants are just a few of my favorite things about the city. I flew into Greenville, S.C. and spent Thursday night at my parent’s house. I… Continue reading My weekend in Charleston, S.C.
This recipe reminds me of home. It’s from my elementary school‘s cookbook back in the 90’s! Apple Cheddar Bake is one of my favorite breakfast casseroles! Best part is, it is so easy to make. All you really do is pour ingredients on top of each other. Perfect for any cook, regardless of your experience. Apple Cheddar… Continue reading Apple Cheddar Bake
I was inspired by the cinnamon sugar donut I ate on Saturday to make my own cinnamon sugar muffins! This recipe is an adaptation of King Arthur Flour’s Doughnut Muffin recipe. I used egg whites instead of eggs, and soy milk instead of regular milk. I also doubled the amount of eggs, to make the liquid… Continue reading Healthy(er) Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Muffins
Yesterday, my friend Jenny and I decided to spend the morning south of Nashville in Franklin. It just won Garden and Gun’s Greatest Southern Town contest! Yay Franklin! We started off the unseasonably chilly morning by heading to the Franklin Farmer’s Market. I am a sucker for farmers markets. I aim to buy all my produce… Continue reading Garden and Gun’s Greatest Southern Town
Fridays and pizza were made for each other. Having one without the other just doesn’t seem right. So, on Friday, my coworker/friends Jenny, Richel and I tried out Five Points Pizza after hearing much buzz that it’s the “best pizza in Nashville” by our colleagues. Five Points Pizza was named Nashville Scene‘s Best Pizza in 2013, and… Continue reading Five Points Pizza
I have wanted to try food truck fare for quite some time, as they are now said to be some of the best places to eat. Today, Bacon Nation presented its first “Spring into Street Food” event this year. It featured 20 Nashville food trucks! I was excited to try it because I had never had food from… Continue reading “Spring into Street Food” Event