Everything Butter

Everything Butter. All the goodness of an everything bagel mixed into butter. Awesome on toast and fresh baked rolls or bread! | bydawnnicole.com

Are you a fan of everything bagels? I love them but I’ve been eating largely Paleo this year (it’s helped me lose almost 65 lbs since having my third baby…despite all the butter and fats I consume!), so bread isn’t usually on the menu for me. This recipe takes all the spices and seeds that […]

Roasted Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Maple Bacon Brussels Sprouts | bydawnnicole.com

Are you a fan of brussels sprouts? They are one of my favorite veggies and I eat them at least once a week. This is my favorite way to eat them (hello, sweet and salty goodness!) and they’re so simple to make too. We usually make them as a side dish but this is also really […]

Candy Cane Martinis

Candy Cane Martinis | bydawnnicole.com

Holiday decorating, cooking, gift wrapping, etc. is a lot more fun with one of these to sip on! Plus, they look so pretty and festive! They’re a great drink to serve to guests this holiday season. I found bags of crushed peppermint at World Market and it’s been inspiring a lot of recipes! I also […]

Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops

Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops. These are great as hot chocolate stirrers or just to eat on their own! | bydawnnicole.com

I love the combo of Peppermint and Chocolate! These Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops are as easy as they are tasty. I love them on their own but they also make perfect hot chocolate stirrers. Gift them with some gourmet hot chocolate for a great hostess, neighbor, or teacher Christmas gift. That’s what I’m planning to gift […]

Snickerdoodle Martinis

Snickerdoodle Martinis. Like a cookie in a cocktail glass! | bydawnnicole.com

Snickerdoodle Martinis As a kid, Snickerdoodle cookies were always one of my very favorite treats my mom would bake. Who I am kidding? I still love going to mom’s house and finding a big plate of Snickerdoodles! This Snickerdoodle Martini is like a cookie in a cocktail glass. Yes, please! It’s a great little drink […]

Chipotle Pork & Honey Mustard Street Tacos

Chipotle Pork & Honey Mustard Street Tacos | ByDawnNicole.com

Chipotle Pork & Honey Mustard Street Tacos Do you guys have Food Trucks where you live? We have quite a few areas around us that do “Food Truck Fridays”. They are so fun and SO good. Check out this pic I shared on Instagram of an amazing Maple Bacon Donut we shared as our appetizer. […]

Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup

Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup with Thyme. This soup and easy and so good. It's Paleo and Whole30 as well!

Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup There’s nothing like a hot bowl of hearty soup on a cool evening! This one is loaded with veggies and is one of my favorites. It’s a spin on one my Mother-in-Law makes (it is both Paleo and Whole30 friendly!). The recipe is written for a double batch so you can freeze […]

Slow-Cooker Thai Coconut Chicken Soup (50 Easy Weeknight Meals Blog Hop!)

Slow-Cooker Thai Coconut Chicken Soup (Thom Kha Kai) | bydawnnicole.com

Happy Monday friends! I’m kicking off the week with a fun blog hop to share 50 Easy Week Night Meals from some of your favorite bloggers! (Special thanks to Sarah at Becoming Martha for putting this blog hop together). You can get my recipe below and then visit all the other links at the bottom […]

15-Minute S’mores Bark

15-Minute S'mores Bark | bydawnnicole.com

 15-Minute S’mores Bark If you’ve read my bio anywhere on social media, you know that there are two things I like to have every single day. Coffee and dark chocolate. I’ve been loving these things called Bark THINS and they’re fair trade and overall a good snack choice but still have an ingredient or two […]

Vanilla-Bean Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Clean-Eating Vanilla-Bean Pumpkin Pie Smoothie-no added sugar!

One of my favorite parts about Fall approaching is pumpkin everything! This Vanilla-Bean Pumpkin Pie Smoothie will not only satisfy a pumpkin craving, it’s also free of any added sugar thanks to the use of a ripe banana and medjool dates. We love medjool dates around here. I have to fight to keep my 2 ½ […]

100 Days of Real Food Cookbook Release & Veggie Corn Chowder Recipe

100 Days of Real Food cookbook

As many of you know, one of my passions is healthy living. It’s an ever-evolving journey but I truly believe it starts with something simple: eating real food. It’s been life-changing for us and that is why I am so proud to be a hand-selected Cookbook Amabassador for 100 Days of Real Food blogger Lisa Leake’s first […]

Baked Honey-Butter Peaches with Vanilla-Bean Coconut Cream {Clean-Eating Dessert}

Baked Honey-Butter Peaches with Vanilla-Bean Coconut Cream {Clean-Eating Dessert!}

We’ve been getting so many peaches in our weekly product delivery (via Green Bean Delivery), I needed to get creative to eat them all up! They have been so sweet and juicy, we have mostly just been eating them whole but warm, baked peachy desserts are one of my favorite summer treats, so I came up […]