15 Healthy & Delicious 4th of July Appetizers

Summer snuck up on me this year! I kept thinking it was getting hot earlier than usual but somehow didn’t connect the dots that it’s almost July! This is always a special reflective time of year for me. My dad passed away on Independence Day in 2010 so I celebrate July 4th for multiple reasons. I’m excited to share with y’all 15 amazingly delicious and nutritious appetizer recipes that will be perfect for your Independence Day party!

Spicy Pecan Butter Chicken Wings

I’m excited to partner with Georgia Grinders, my favorite nut butter company that sources the highest quality, natural and non-GMO ingredients for their Whole30 approved nut butters! As always, all opinions are my own, and I only partner with brands and products I genuinely love using in my own kitchen. I feel like it’s only appropriate […]

Buffalo Hummus and Chicken Nachos


    I’m excited to partner with Lantana Foods for this post. As always, all opinions are my own, and I only partner with brands and products I genuinely love using in my own kitchen.     Making classic Dad food “healthy” is one of those things I’ve always struggled with. Do we go all out […]

The 10 Best Thanksgiving Recipes


I can’t believe Thanksgiving is next week. I also can’t believe that fall and winter arrived hand in hand, but at least the sweltering heat is behind us (although since I’m in Texas, that heat may make a surprise appearance in December). With less than a week before Thanksgiving, many of us are still putting […]

How To Build a Charcuterie Board

I’m excited to partner with Simply 7 Snacks, a Texas based company that makes sure every ingredient in their snacks is simple AND delicious.. As always, all opinions are my own. Charcuterie boards have become super popular in the past couple years. Some of my favorite local restaurants have the best boards and it’s so […]

Stuffed Mushroom Cheeseburger Bites

I’m excited to partner with Monterey Mushrooms, the largest fresh mushroom grower in North America, for this post. As always, all opinions are my own, and I only partner with brands and products I genuinely love using in my own kitchen. You know what I love about football season? It means that cooler weather is right […]

Giving Tuesday and Creative Ways to Use Cashews


Sunshine Nut Co. is a brand I love, but this is not a sponsored post. They sent me some of their cashews and I’m excited to share their story for Giving Tuesday! Happy Giving Tuesday, y’all! I absolutely love this time of year and wish we lived the rest of the year a little more […]

Two Ingredient Holiday Party Appetizers


Thanksgiving is next week. Mic drop. I’m honestly stunned that it’s already the holidays, but also excited and ready to embrace them for what they are- time with family, counting blessings, chaos and a to-do list that doesn’t ever fully get checked off. In the next 6 weeks, Mr. KISS in the Kitchen and I […]

Crunchy Ranch Chickpeas and Fertility Foods Cookbook Review


November is one of my favorite months. It’s the month I start listening to Christmas music, the month it actually starts to cool down here in San Antonio and it also happens to be the month that I received this brand spankin’ new book, Fertility Foods Cookbook, 100+ Recipes to Nourish Your Body! Elizabeth Shaw, […]

Last Minute Healthier Halloween Ideas

As much as I’d love to say I’m not a procrastinator, that’s terribly far from the truth. I can be about as last-minute as they come, but the good news is- some of my best work comes in those last minute crunch times. And I’m super excited to share some healthier and fun Halloween ideas […]