recipes

How to Make a Classic Negroni

Negronis are a great at-home cocktail! They require just three ingredients, are easy to make and can be slowly sipped and enjoyed at your leisure. The first time I ordered a Negroni, it was at an Italian restaurant here in Austin with friends. (Shout out to Il Brutto!) We happened to be dining during Negroni week so we had many variations on the classic Negroni from which to choose. There was the white Negroni, the mezcal Negroni and so many more. By the end of the night, I was sold on this cocktail. Negronis are simple to make at home, but …

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Whiskey Sour Cocktail Recipe

There’s a common misconception that beautiful, delicious cocktails must be time consuming and take a seasoned bartender to procure. Not so! I love the Whiskey Sour because of it’s simplicity and also because of it’s balance. It’s not too sweet, tart or strong. It really is the perfect summertime cocktail recipe if you’re looking to try something new or just learning how to make your favorite cocktail at home for the first time.  Homemade Whiskey Sour Recipe A Whiskey Sour cocktail consists of citrus, sugar, …

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Easy Chicken Chili Recipe with Roasted Corn

This easy chicken chili recipe is packed with healthy and nutritious ingredients. Made without tomatoes, this dish is full of Mexican flavors. Perfect for a weeknight meal and it can be made ahead of time. (Editor’s Note: In case you missed it, head back to the previous post to read up on two-for-one recipes. This is the second installment for how to take one main ingredient and turn it into two meals with Lauren Daniel) I have been going back and forth on whether to call this a soup or a chili. I honestly think it’s a chili but feel …

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Satisfying Shrimp Cakes Recipe with Pineapple Guacamole

Three shrimp cakes served on a wooden board These shrimp cakes are served with a delicious pineapple guacamole for a tasty appetizer, or they can be served as part of a larger meal. As well as being delicious, they are whole30, gluten free and paleo. Remember that time we did Whole30 for 5 days?  It’s but a distant memory, yet we keep coming back to some of the recipes that we tried and loved that week.  (To be fair, I had already meal prepped most of the following week, so we were pretty compliant for closer to ten days!)  This shrimp cake recipe is one of …

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