Rye pretzel buns

These Rye Pretzel Buns are great for any sandwich. I love using rye in my whole grain baked goods because I really love the flavor! Also, making the them into a pretzel bun is even better, it gives it that really chewy and yummy crust! I used these rye pretzel buns for teriyaki chicken burgers…

Green Goddess Sandwich

This Green Goddess Sandwich on whole grain bread is perfect. It is light and so healthy! The best meal on these hot summer days! It is loaded with tons of veggies, a slice of provolone and black pepper aoli slathered on the bread. I am telling you, this sandwich has it all! Bread options I…

Campfire breakfast skillet

This campfire breakfast skillet is the perfect way to get your day started when camping. With most of the prep work done at home, it is really simple to put it together the morning of. Prep work If there is one tip I have for cooking when you are camping, it is prep and prep…

Rustic Blueberry and Cherry Galette

Nothing says summer like PIE! Unfortunately, pie can take a really long time to make. What about a simple galette instead? Want to get even easier? How about a Rustic Blueberry and Cherry Galette? I love the term rustic. It frees you from the perfection constraints, which I really like! You can make this with…

Buckskin Gulch Kanab Utah

Buckskin Gulch in Kanab, Utah is incredible. We were only able to explore a small part of it, and I cannot wait to go back. From what I have read online, the slot canyon is about 15 miles long. It is impressive and so gorgeous. Slot canyons are such a beautiful place to hike and…

Fourth of July Charcuterie Board

Looking for a super simple, healthy idea for the 4th of July? I have an awesome inspiration right here with this Fourth of July Charcuterie Board. It is so simple to personalize and the best party tray! Everyone will be excited to see you show up with a tray like this for your Fourth of…

Box Canyon Springs Idaho

Box Canyon Springs State Park is a gorgeous area and trail near Wendell, Idaho. It is an easy drive from Boise, almost all interstate, but even closer to Twin Falls. Wherever you are coming from, they distance is worth it. The area is beautiful, the springs stunning and the trail worth it! How to get…

Grilled Chicken Shawarma

I could have sworn I had a grilled chicken shawarma recipe on my blog, but apparently I didn’t. I had to rectify this immediately. Who doesn’t love chicken shawarma?? The Marinade A very important part of shawarma is the marinade. It has a lot of components, but it isn’t…

Hiking Bunsen Peak Yellowstone

My absolute favorite part of our trip was hiking Bunsen Peak Trail Yellowstone. It was incredible. The views were just so cool. If you are visiting Yellowstone, and like to hike, this hike is a must! The trail is just south of Mammoth Falls and really easy to find. There is some great info in…

Dark chocolate dipped dried fruits

One of my current favorite treats are dark chocolate dipped dried fruits. I feel a little better about them being slightly healthy. I mean…. kind of. The chocolate I like a dark chocolate, but if you prefer a semi sweet or even milk chocolate, use those. This was a Signature Reserve- a Fred Meyer…