My Perfect Mimosa Morning Brunch

The Perfect Morning Brunch



With summer rapidly approaching and the heat coming even quicker than that, all I seem to want is refreshing drinks! I’m currently in a season of life that is crazzzzzy chaotic. With my photography business kicking off, I am bouncing from shoot to shoot and wedding to wedding and am constantly daydreaming of lazy days that I can spend with a drink in hand! I’m not one for soda or energy drinks, so I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect refreshing summer drink. I’m looking for something with a bit of fizz that makes my tastebuds happy and I’ve found just what I was looking for just in time for National Bubbly Day! Segura Viudas Cava has partnered with me to celebrate the first-ever National Bubbly Day (best holiday EVER!) by letting me try out their bubbly champagne. Let me tell you- it is a winner!

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Crispy Homemade Chicken Tenders- perfectly crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside!

Crispy Homemade Chicken Tenders

 Sometimes you’ve just gotta go back to the basics — those good old-fashioned, tried and true recipes that even little kids will eat. Lately I’ve been having the biggest craving for chicken tenders. So I decided to make a more adult version of one of my favorite childhood treats! And you guys, these chicken tenders are…

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Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mousse- beyond easy to make and so delicious! Perfect for when you have a sweet tooth, but want to keep things on the healthier side.

Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mousse

Hello hello! You know those days when you’re craving something sweet but you still wanna try and keep it relatively on the healthy side? Well this peanut butter chocolate chip mousse is the answer! I found this recipe online and wanted to give it a try since I had all the ingredients on hand. It’s super…

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Lemon Asparagus Risotto

Lemon Asparagus Risotto

Anyone else ever feel confused about “spring” foods? I feel like other seasons have a much more defined food structure, while spring leaves me wrinkling my forehead.  Fall calls for #pumpkineverything and gently leads into winter recipes, which are synonymous with anything cozy, comforting, and hearty. Summer screams for anything fruity and refreshing, with BBQ…

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Garlic Butter Skillet Fries- the easiest, most delicious homemade fries! Crispy on the outside and buttery on the inside.

Garlic Butter Skillet Fries

Potatoes in garlic butter sauce. I mean, C’MON, man!? How could you go wrong? Trick question. YOU CAN’T. This recipe is the definition of comfort food. My dad grew up on a potato farm in rural Norway, so potatoes basically are in my blood. I also have fond memories of my obachan (Japanese grandma) frying…

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Easy Weekday Raspberry Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

Can I get an amen for all of this fresh spring/summer produce that’s back in our lives? I’m finding myself throwing alllll the fruit into my shopping cart lately since I just can’t get enough of it! There’s something about the warm weather that sets me in the mood to eat light and healthy meals…

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Perfect High Protein Post-Workout Ice Cream

Hi friends! Today’s I’m popping in to share a super delicious, super easy, and super protein-packed smoothie recipe that is a perfect for these approaching warm summer days! I’ve taken up running again and, after finishing a sweaty workout, there’s nothing I’m craving more than something cold and sweet! I recently discovered ProYo High Protein Low…

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Thinking Out Loud #8

Hi everyone! How’s your week been going? I’ve been waking up extra sleepy in the mornings, so it’s been a coffee-filled one for me! Let’s jump right into this week’s Thinking Out Loud! As always, thanks to the lovely Amanda for hosting! I was featured in People Magazine!

Golden Beet Red Quinoa Salad

Golden Beet Red Quinoa Salad

Hey hey hey, party people! How is everyone doing this fine Monday morning? This last week or so has been especially exciting for me for several reasons. I photographed my first celebrity wedding, took pictures of Selena Gomez (who was a guest!), was featured in People Magazine in print, and made the most AMAZING healthy…

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Caramelized Apple Oatmeal - easy, fast, healthy, and mouthwateringly good!

Caramelized Apple Oatmeal

Anyone else in the breakfast slump? 🙋🏼 Lately, I’ve been so unmotivated when it comes to breakfast. Dinners have been fantastic since I’m still on a cooking high from moving into my first apartment and having my own kitchen, but when I wake up in the morning at 5:30 or 6 am to get up…

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Zesty Corn and Avocado Salad- fresh, healthy, and absolutely delicious!

Zesty Corn and Avocado Salad

You guys! I’m so excited about this recipe for a few good reasons. 1. It’s DELICIOUS. Seriously, you need this in your life. It is bursting with all the best spring/summer flavors: lime, sweet corn, crunchy veggies, creamy avocado, a kick from the chile, and a smidgen of parmesan… because when is that ever a…

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