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5-Minute Homemade Green Bloody Mary Mix recipe - platingpixels.com 5

5-Minute Homemade Green Bloody Mary Mix

Simple 5-Minute Homemade Green Bloody Mary Mix makes a unique cocktail base. Just blend together green tomatoes, tomatillos, celery, cilantro, green hot sauce and spices. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser to create this Homemade Green Bloody Mary Mix recipe. All opinions are mine alone. #TinyPepperHugeTaste #DonVictorFoods #CollectiveBias Bloody Marys may just be a...

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats - platingpixels.com 0

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats

This Vegan Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats recipe is a healthy Thanksgiving breakfast or dessert. Simply made with pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, almond milk, oats and maple syrup. If you enjoy Thanksgiving leftovers as much as I do, you may find yourself craving pumpkin pie for breakfast. Don’t worry, this is a perfectly normal sensation. There’s a couple options to...

Ginger Pear Vodka Martini cocktail recipe | platingpixels.com 4

Ginger Pear Vodka Martini

This Ginger Pear Vodka Martini is a simple, elegant cocktail made with a homemade ginger simple syrup, vodka and pear juice. This Ginger Pear Vodka Martini post is sponsored by Pernod Ricard, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Whether you’re looking for a fall themed cocktail, something to serve at parties, or a sophisticated drink to...

Agave Food Pairings and Exploratorium After Dark | platingpixels.com 0

Agave Food Pairings and Exploratorium After Dark

What do agave food pairings, tequila, bats, science, gadgets and museums have in common? Quite a lot when you visit the Exploratorium After Dark in San Francisco. This post is sponsored by the Exploratorium, but the content and opinions expressed are my own. It’s a playground of technology, contraptions, art and cocktails (with a quality restaurant inside as well). As...

Loaded Vegan Buffalo Chicken Nachos (Football Appetizer) | platingpixels.com 4

Loaded Vegan Buffalo Chicken Nachos (Football Appetizer)

Quick and easy Loaded Vegan Buffalo Chicken Nachos to go with your football party appetizers. Vegan chicken with buffalo sauce, black beans, vegan cheese, cilantro, and jalapenos over tortilla chips. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser to make these Loaded Vegan Buffalo Chicken Nachos. All opinions are mine alone. #TailgateWithATwist #SeasonalSolutions #CollectiveBias Sometimes you...

Spicy Tuna Avocado Boats recipe | platingpixels.com 5

Spicy Tuna Avocado Boats

Quick and healthy Spicy Tuna Avocado Boats. Avocado halves filled with BOLD Tapatío tuna, organic mayo, green onions and tomatoes. A healthy, gluten-free seafood recipe full of lean protein. This Spicy Tuna Avocado Boats post is brought to you by StarKist and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own.  Sometimes the simple things in life are the best. I’m all...

Halloween Puff Pastry Mummy Cheese Wheels recipe | platingpixels.com 5

Halloween Puff Pastry Mummy Cheese Wheels

Make Halloween snacking fun with Puff Pastry Mummy Cheese Wheels. Mini Babybel cheese wrapped with puff pastry strips and cute olive eyes. Baked into a crispy, gooey Halloween appetizer. These super cute Halloween Puff Pastry Mummy Cheese Wheels are simple holiday snack for your Halloween gatherings. While decorative desserts are a common way to celebrate the holiday, savory snacks can...

Black Bean Hummus Monster Halloween Appetizers recipe | platingpixels.com 9

Black Bean Hummus Monster Halloween Appetizers

This Halloween, these adorable hummus Halloween monster appetizers will be the highlight of your party table. Do try these at home. Black Bean Hummus Monster Halloween Appetizers are fun to make, healthy, gluten free, vegan and super tasty. Besides Christmas, Halloween was a favorite holiday of mine. What’s not to love about dressing up as your favorite hero or character...

Lightened Up Apple Streusel Muffins recipe - www.platingpixels.com 8

Apple Streusel Muffins

These Apple Streusel Muffins are a great way to welcome fall with seasonal baking. Moist muffins that include whole-wheat flour, brown sugar, apple, sour cream, creamer, and a streusel topping. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser to make these Apple Streusel Muffins. All opinions are mine alone. #DunkinCreamers #CollectiveBias If the majority of seasonal...

Best Sacramento Restaurants - Iron Horse Tavern | platingpixels.com 5

Best Sacramento Restaurants for a Weekend Visit

During my recent visit to sacramento for the IFBC 2017 conference, trying new foods was a top priority. Of course I was also there to learn new things, network and generally have fun. I’ve talked about the conference in a recent live food blogging post, and this one will focus on best Sacramento restaurants for a weekend visit. Sacramento is known as the...

Live Food Blogging IFBC Conference 0

Live Food Blogging IFBC Conference

One of my favorite things about food blog conferences, besides meeting fellow bloggers, is new experiences like Live Food Blogging IFBC Conference (International Food Blogger Conference). This year’s conference was the first of its kind for IFBC. What is live food blogging you ask? I’ll explain it as well as highlight some of the featured brands and companies in this...

IFBC Conference 2017 in Sacramento - www.platingpixels.com 0

IFBC Conference 2017 in Sacramento

I’m excited to announce the official start of IFBC Conference 2017 in Sacramento. Having been too long since my last conference, it’s a welcome treat to attend IFBC for the first time, and close to home at that. Sacramento is just a couple hour drive from the Bay Area, and I plan to explore this lovely city. It’s become a foodie...