Foodie Heaven: What I Ate Wednesday

Drumroll please… My FIRST foodie blog post! What-I-Ate-Wednesday is here and ready for the world. My day was a little crammed full today, so by the time I even made it to Pinterest to browse Skinny Mom’s recipe page, I already didn’t feel like making anything difficult. Enter, Healthy Chipotle Chicken Sweet Potato Skins. I saw this recipe and immediately had to try it because it has melted cheese on top and I am a sucker for cheesy dishes.


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Here is the original blog that the recipe came from…. Half Baked Harvest. Here is the link for the recipe!

 http://www.halfbakedharvest.com/healthy-chipotle-chicken-sweet-potato-skins/


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This was a good recipe for me, because I had most everything besides the sweet potatoes and a couple ingredients. Post-grocery shot… Food bloggers are AWESOME. I kept forgetting to photograph steps :/

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I pretty much doubled the recipe, because sweet Jason was coming for dinner and I guess I expected him to eat 2 whole sweet potatoes… This did not happen so I now have 4 leftover skins to consume.

Recipe hint: These are filling. I would follow the recipe unless you have 6 or more people eating. ALSO, it is spicy. I personally love spicy food, but my mom does NOT and “her mouth was on fire”. We had a little greek yogurt on the side which went great with the skins. Highly recommended.

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CHEEEEEEEEEEEEEESE……………

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And Bead Happy bracelets… And wine. Duh.

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And finished products! My dear roomie made some delish asparagus from Cooking Light which was amaze and went really well with the skins.
Overall Verdict: These are AWESOME. I loved the flavors and the spice. The mix of the hot peppers and the sweet potato really was great and I would definitely make these again. I approved, Roomie approved, Mom approved AND Boyfriend approved. Clear winner. Now finishing the night by blogging, wine-ing and cringing at the sound of Nicki Minaj’s voice watching American Idol.
Goodnight friends and remember to BEad Happy! 🙂
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Whining and Wine-ing

Once again, I find myself writing this after a loooong hiatus. I have been in a total lazy, fatty, fried food-induced, post-vacation coma creative funk the past few weeks and I am hoping that this is the end and that I will finally be able to commit myself to becoming a true blogger. So here goes….

In the month of March, I have been guilty of whining. A lot. While it has been for various reasons, not a single one of them have been legitimate, which is pretty sad for a perfectly healthy and happy 23-year-old. The silver lining of this??? I have realized that it has been happening, and I am vowing to make it stop, effective now. To make it a little easier to quit whining cold-turkey, I am going to take up WINE-ing.

Wine-ing is a term that may already exist for all I know, but for the purposes of this blog will be defined as enjoying a glass (or four) of my favorite adult beverage some time after the hour of 5pm (okay, 4:30). I have gotten off to a great start with my wine-ing tonight! It has even inspired me to make some new bracelets 🙂

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Spring has sprung 🙂 Now if only the weather would catch on. I thought it was supposed to be hot in Georgia??

In other news, this month was my annual girls trip to Cabo San Lucas (aka, the best place on earth) and we had a BLAST. Here are some pics from the trip!

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Loves.

Also, I have turned into the world’s corniest human, so I couldn’t resist…..

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Well bloggers, I am off to enjoy some of the other creative minds that I can find on WordPress! I hope to find some inspiration and motivation to write again tomorrow. Cheers to WINE-ing!!! Always remember to BEad Happy 🙂 🙂 Much love.