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8 Healthy Salads to Try This Spring

8 Healthy Salads to Try This Spring

 Bibb Lettuce with Roasted Garlic and Black Pepper Buttermilk Dressing Ingredients 3 whole heads of bibb lettuce 3 cups buttermilk 1 cup sour cream 1 head of roasted garlic 4 tablespoons black pepper ½ cup chopped cilantro 2 each whole jalapeño peppers roasted, peeled, seeded, and chopped 1 cup reggiano parmesan 1 cup lemon juice...
5 Cheap Healthy Lunches You Can Bring to Work

5 Cheap Healthy Lunches You Can Bring to Work

My new years resolution was to be debt free by the end of the year. A lot of budgeting and planning went into play, but im glad to say I am so close to my goal and it feels liberating! I got so tired of paying for $15 larger-than-life sandwich/salad near my office.  I started...
Irish Whiskey Affogato

Irish Whiskey Affogato

Saint Patrick’s Day would not be complete at my house without a little Irish whiskey. And by a little, I mean a lot. In preparation for this year’s holiday, I decided to combine three of my favorite guilty pleasures: ice cream, coffee, and alcohol. That’s right, a boozy affogato! Whether you prefer Jameson or Bushmills (why not...
Blood Orange Margarita . . . Pitchers!

Blood Orange Margarita . . . Pitchers!

Whenever blood oranges are in season this is my go-to libation. I usually mix up a batch to bring with me to parties. They were a favorite on my old parties in college, and I even make them now! I highly recommend making these for your Superbowl Party. Trust me, you will not be disappointed ....
Spiced Pomegranate Cocktail

Spiced Pomegranate Cocktail

I wanted something creative enough to impress my guests, but also simple and relatively quick to make. When serving cocktails to a group, it’s important to consider what type of drinkers they might be. I happened to be celebrating with some vodka fans. Also, given the fact that it’s a neutral spirit, vodka takes on the flavors...
Earl Grey Crème Brûlée

Earl Grey Crème Brûlée

Crème brûlée is one of the simplest, yet most impressive desserts you can make.  It only involves a few ingredients, most of which you probably already have in your pantry like eggs, sugar, and cream. But instead of keeping with the common vanilla, I infused the custard with Earl Grey tea, which transformed the ordinary...
Pumpkin Coffee Cake

Pumpkin Coffee Cake

I know October is over, but I’m still on a pumpkin kick. We’ve gone a little pumpkin crazy at Gillty Pleasure. Today, pumpkin coffee cake with pecan streusel! This classic coffee cake incorporates pumpkin spices and pumpkin puree, creating an ultra-moist coffee cake. But my favorite part about this, and any proper coffee cake, is...
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