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Smoked Dark Chocolate Brownies

Smoked Dark Chocolate Brownies

I have been loving my Traeger lately as the temperatures heat up, it allows me to still bake but keep the house cool! These smoked dark chocolate brownies might be the catalyst to have you baking in your Traeger too! The smokiness paired with the rich dark chocolate...

Kohlrabi Beet Salad

Kohlrabi Beet Salad

If you can't beet'em, eat em! I know not everyone is a beet lover but I have to admit this Kohlrabi Beet Salad might make you one! The flavors that come together in this salad are so fresh and such a great crunch with each bite. This salad brings together so much...

Cannellini Kale Crostini

Cannellini Kale Crostini

I have to admit this cannellini kale crostini was a staple during my years living in Florence, Italy. It was such a simple way to throw some ingredients together for an appetizer or even a casual meal paired with a nice glass of wine. I also learned in Italy that...

Loaded Smoked Potatoes

Loaded Smoked Potatoes

Being from Idaho I feel the need to represent with an incredible Loaded Smoked Potato recipe! These potatoes were smoked in my Traeger creating a smoky crisp skin with a perfectly cooked inside. This recipe takes me back to my childhood when my dad would make the best...

6 Steps to Radiant Skin

6 Steps to Radiant Skin

primally pure: nontoxic skincare, switch over today using code SPROUTINGVITALITYPHOTO CREDIT: BrookeBakken Photography As we have been spending more time at home, I have been finding the things that really nourish my mind, body and soul. Settling fully into the slow...

Eating Seasonally & Supporting Local

Eating Seasonally & Supporting Local

Wanting to save for another day? Pin to your pinterest board by clicking the top left corner! As we are navigating Covid-19 and trying to stay healthy, our farms and small businesses are trying to stay afloat. They are desperately needing our support, our business a...

Creating Magical Mornings

Creating Magical Mornings

With our world being turned upside down in the last couple weeks, you might be thinking to yourself that creating magical mornings isn't at the top of your priority list right now. No matter who you are or where you are in this world, we have all been affected by this...

Smoky Sweet Potato Nachos

Smoky Sweet Potato Nachos

I have a sweet spot for stacked high, full of flavor nachos, and that is why I created these Smoky Sweet Potato Nachos. There is something so delicious and wonderful about crispy chips, fresh salsa, sour cream, guacamole, cheese & don't forget the jalapenos. These...

Coffee Shops in Idaho

Coffee Shops in Idaho

I have received so many inquiries about where the best coffee beans can be found during this time. With no longer being able to go enjoy the lovely decor & people inside these coffee shops in Idaho, we CAN fortunately still support them. We can support them by...

Chunky Monkey Muffin Tops

Chunky Monkey Muffin Tops

I don't know about you but I am always forgetting about bananas sitting on my counter until they are about ready to be tossed. These Chunky Monkey Muffin Tops are the perfect way to use up those ripe bananas and enjoy them instead of toss them. Chunky Monkey Muffin...

Favorite Dinner Restaurants in Boise

Favorite Dinner Restaurants in Boise

I have been living in Boise, ID for years now, so I thought it was time to write about my favorite restaurants in Boise. I'm going to start with a dinner post since thats the meal we dine out the most! I tend to like to get dressed up and go out on the town so these...

Best Tacos in Idaho

Best Tacos in Idaho

Best Tacos in Idaho! Is there anything better than good tacos? Are you a soft taco or crunchy taco fan? I tend to be both, I am more concerned with the goodness in each bite than the texture of the tortilla! In this post I have compiled my favorite taco places and...

Smoked Strawberry Rhubarb Donuts

Smoked Strawberry Rhubarb Donuts

I have to admit I am not a huge donut fan. I tend to be a bit picky on what its made of, toppings and if I am going to indulge on one it better be damn good! This.... This Smoked Strawberry Rhubarb Donut is damn good if I can say so myself. I'm lucky enough to have a...

Smoked Kabocha Herb Mash

Smoked Kabocha Herb Mash

I am a newbie to Kabocha squash, but that being said, I might be its biggest fan. I don't know how I have been missing out on this delicious squash! And, if I had to guess I would say once you try this Smoked Kabocha Herb Mash, you too will be a big fan. Kabocha...

Ground Cherry Coffee Cake

Ground Cherry Coffee Cake

I was recently introduced to ground cherries, and at first glance, I wasn't sure what to expect. Ground cherries resemble a tomatillo but a mini version yet the sweetness and flavor share no resemblance. This Ground Cherry Coffee Cake brings together the sweet flavor...

Smoked Pot Roast

Smoked Pot Roast

I don't know about you, but I tend to start craving heartier meals and comfort foods as the temperatures dip down. This Smoked Pot Roast is pretty easy to prepare and depending on the size of your family, will last you a couple meals. I swear its even better as...

Smoked Tomato Curry Soup

Smoked Tomato Curry Soup

I have a handful of favorite foods and tomato, coconut, and curry are for sure a couple on the list. This Smoked Tomato Coconut Curry Soup is so simple yet it will knock your socks off! Simple ingredients coming together to make a rich soup bursting with flavor and...

Honey Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Honey Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

I have to admit something! There was a time in my life when I hated Brussels Sprouts, like would gag when I tried to eat them. Well, those days are gone and I believe this Honey Balsamic Smoked Brussels Sprouts recipe would change any brussels hater into a lover. The...

Smoked Prosciutto Peaches

Smoked Prosciutto Peaches

There is something so good about pairing juicy fruit with salty meats. I feel like the two bring out the best in each other with every bite. I was gifted some white peaches and as soon as I saw them I knew I wanted to make some Smoked Prosciutto Peaches. This recipe...

Skincare & Self-Care in Idaho

Skincare & Self-Care in Idaho

Skincare & Self-care really became part of my routine when I got engaged a couple years ago. I had always taken care of my skin and myself but the thought of a wedding and life long photos really put these two on the forefront. I was brand new to Idaho and needed...

Rustic Italian Plum Cake

Rustic Italian Plum Cake

As the weather has gotten cooler I have been enjoying some of the late season fruits. I was gifted a box of Italian prune Plums from a local orchard Symms Fruits. The plums were perfectly ripe and ready to be made into this Rustic Italian Plum Cake. The moist cake,...

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