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Pomegranate Bourbon Smash

Pomegranate Bourbon Smash

You know it’s officially fall when you switch from vodka to whiskey (or bourbon)… I told myself I need to make more fun cocktails, so here we are. These pomegranate bourbon smash cocktails are super easy to make and they are so delicious. Plus they’re the perfect fall drink… but also LOOK how nicely these colors carry over for Christmas! I’m just thinking ahead for everyone.

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Chipotle Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl

Chipotle Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl

Monday detox coming in hot. I did nothing but lay on my couch, binge watch Mindhunter (that came out Friday… finally)… I loved it. No surprise there, it’s right up my alley with true crime, psychology and a sort of Law & Order feel to it. Chinese take-out was basically all I ate all weekend. Then it ended with a Sunday night dinner of Haluski (find basic recipe here). A polish dish of egg noodles, sauteed cabbage and onions, and we add polish sausage. It’s basically just a ton of butter goodness. Needless to say, I am in need of a detox, and this chipotle sweet potato Buddha bowl will do the trick.

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Friday’s Favorites: Mules + Slip Ons

Friday’s Favorites: Mules + Slip Ons

I LOVE the slip on shoes trend. I say I love it so much since I’m so tall, and my legs are roughly 99% of my body (not an exact measurement, just estimating), so I don’t have to bend down to put shoes on… slip on some cute shoes and I am ready to go. Call it a genius trend, or call it lazy, I prefer to call it genius. For today’s Friday’s Favorites, I am bringing you all my favorite mules + slip on shoes from ASOS. That’s where I got my first pair of slip ons from this past spring. I love them so much. They were around $35, and I have for sure gotten a great use out of them.

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Jalapeños Popper Crescents ft. LA MORENA®

Jalapeños Popper Crescents ft. LA MORENA®

Disclaimer: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VivaLaMorena #RediscoverLaMorena #CollectiveBias

With football season and tailgating in full swing, I’m always looking for new appetizer recipes. I seem to find myself always going towards spicy dips, and jalapeños twists on some favorite apps. Thankfully, as the leader in the chiles and peppers category, LA MORENA® has been providing US consumers with the highest quality products made in the style and with the taste of the authentic Mexican home and traditional recipes for over 45 years. So, like, duh, I had to go with LA MORENA® for these poppers. Not to mention I look for super easy appetizer recipes. The last thing you want to do if you have people over or are going over somewhere is to have some difficult recipe that then goes all wrong. Trust me, been there, done that, it is not fun. Plus if you’re anything like me, you then just get annoyed and frustrated that your dish didn’t turn out so you’re in a sour mood. But, the good news is that these Jalapeños Popper Crescent Pops are super super easy, and there’s no way you can mess them up.

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Friday’s Favorites: Fall Jackets

Friday’s Favorites: Fall Jackets

It’s finally fall, and I can finally break out my favorite fall jackets. I got this long utility jacket from H&M last winter, and I wear it all the time. It’s not the warmest thing, but it’s perfect for going out, or the fall weather where it’s like kinda cold, but kinda not cold, so you don’t know what exactly to wear. I wear anything and everything under this jacket from t-shirts, to crop tops, to tank tops. Today’s Friday’s Favorites is dedicated to some of my favorite fall coat finds that I found this season. I kept it within the H&M family. So here are some of my favorite finds!

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Cinnamon Apple + Pear Sangria

Cinnamon Apple + Pear Sangria

Obviously with a new season comes a new batch of cocktails and a new batch of sangria recipes (I did no sangria recipes this summer…. lol) But back to all seriousness, which isn’t serious, my brother and I thoroughly enjoyed this sangria when he was home from school on labor day weekend. One pitcher was totally not enough, and now after thinking about this sangria I want like to go and make some right now.

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Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

“What exactly are you making?” — my parents when I told them I would be taking over the kitchen for a few hours to make this roasted butternut squash pasta sauce. Not your typical pasta sauce, but it still did not disappoint. A mix between a cream sauce and a marinara sauce, there’s sweet, there’s savory, there’s spicy… this roasted butternut squash pasta sauce has it all

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Pumpkin Apple Shandy

Pumpkin Apple Shandy

IT’S SWEATER WEATHER. The best weather. Apples, blackberries, peaches and  so many other goodies are in season. My tan may be fully faded, and faded way too quickly for my liking, but bring on another change in seasons. Bring on another batch of seasonal beers… until next year, Summer Shandy… it’s Pumpkin Apple Shandy’s time to shine.

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White After Labor Day

White After Labor Day

Can we all agree that no white after Labor Day is a BS rule, and it’s about damn time to do away with it? Let the trend of winter white begin, or if it was already a thing then I’m hopping on the bandwagon. In today’s post, I’m taking a break from food and I’m giving you all some more bits instead of bites. Cause I mean, my name is bits + bites for a reason. I’m gunna sprinkle some bits all up in here.

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Labor Day Weekend Bites

Labor Day Weekend Bites

With Labor Day Weekend approaching, the end of summer is near…. where did it go? I’m not 100% sure, to be honest. I plan on doing a ton of cooking, cocktail making (and then eating and drinking, duh) this weekend. To switch up my normal “favorite recipe” posts… I’m going to do favorite recipes, but with the theme of foods on a stick. Kebabs, Ice Cream Cones, and wherever my searches have lead me.

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