Yummy things!

I tried the brownie batter donut from Dunkin Donuts, and let me tell you- it was worth it. It was SO good. I have to resist getting one every time I’m in there getting my iced coffee. (Yes, I drink iced coffee year round). Try it before it goes away!

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Shake Shack came to Cambridge and I COULD NOT be more excited. I got a cheeseburger and cheese fries. HEAVEN.

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Along the lines of more “homemade” and “healthy” things, I made an amazing grilled cheese sandwich with brie and sauteed kale. It was amazing, and the kale added some veggies to my otherwise veggie-less meal.

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Lastly, my new favorite breakfast. Avocado toast with a fried egg. I just mash up around a quarter avocado, spread it on toast, and top it with a super runny egg- just the way I like it. It’s delicious and a great way to start my morning!

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Let me know if you try any of these “recipes”- I hope you enjoy!

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

The other night I was craving a burger and fries, but I didn’t have any of the makings in my house. Here’s my burger and fries redux: a veggie burger with avocado and salsa and oven-baked sweet potato fries. It was a lot healthier, much easier to make, AND I didn’t have to leave my house in the cold. These are the MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Veggie Burgers and they’re some of my favorite frozen veggie burgers. I’m definitely not a vegetarian, but I eat a few meatless dinners a week. Served with Harpoon UFO White, one my favorite beers, in my fancy beer glass that I picked up at the Harpoon Brewery!

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On to the good stuff: My absolute favorite homemade cookies. I can’t take credit for the recipe. My mom has been making these cookies as long as I can remember, but the recipe is the Quaker Oats Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies with one tweak: replace the raisins with chocolate chips. They are the most amazing, chewy, cinnamon-y, chocolatey cookie out there. And they are fan favorites according to everyone I have ever baked them for!

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If you buy a gigantic container of Quaker Oats, the recipe is on the lid, but you can also find it online!

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Ready to go into the oven…

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Deliciousness! Don’t worry, the recipe makes way more than what you see on the plate.

Try making these cookies- I promise you’ll enjoy!