MINI TURKEY MEATLOAVES & DILL PICKLE SALAD

OHHHHH KKAAAAYYYYY Just a heads up, I made this last night and Adam told me it was “the best food I’ve ever made” I can’t talk up these recipes enough. If you like pickles…… THIS SALAD. OMG. I’m addicted. Plus, I made it in like 2 minutes it’s really the perfect weekday dinner. That also goes for the mini turkey meatloafs. Now I’m on a health kick so I used ground turkey but you can use lean ground beef or bison as well.  LET’S GET AT IT.   xxoo Drea Marie

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HOW TO EAT TEXAS STYLE BBQ WHEN YOU’RE NOT IN TEXAS

Hey, newsflash, I love BBQ. Yeah maybe it’s not the most diet friendly food but everyone needs a cheat meal once in a while and usually mine is BBQ. Or pizza. NOWWW the secret to kick ass BBQ is finding the right spot. This can be tricky if you’re not living in Texas so I’m here to help you out. The SECRET is the smoker. A bad ass smoker makes or breaks your BBQ experience. Calgarians, you are in SOME LUCK.  I’ve toured around looking for the best BBQ joint in town and I am loyal to the best, Hayden Block. This is not the first spot I’ve gone to and I even tried a few more after Hayden Block, but it only confirmed what […]

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DAY 3: THE NEW HOLIDAY PARTY….THE BEST BRUNCH IN TOWN.

We’re officially in the holiday season. Which also means tons of gatherings to stuff into 4 weekends, which can be somewhat overwhelming. Thank goodness I have a solution for us.  Brunch. But not just any brunch. The best brunch in town.   It can be difficult getting everyone together in the evenings but honestly, send out a group text, organize to meet at Cleaver for brunch and I guarantee you there will be little to no scheduling conflicts.  Now let’s get to the goods. Sโ€™mores & Nutella French toast, challah bread, strawberry, maple syrup. Smashed avocado on toasted sourdough, bacon, poached egg, hollandaise. Buffalo chicken benny, hot sauce, celeric slaw. Fried chicken, sausage gravy, fried egg, buttermilk biscuit. Are you drooling yet? The bennies are […]

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STARBUCKS + PSL HACK

Drea Marie is sharing how to create the PERFECT flat lay. Whether you're a blogger, photographer or avid Instagrammer, this is for you.

We have to talk. So my morning Starbucks run has turned into a daily thing since my coffee maker AND keurig have both called it quits. Currently waiting for my new coffee maker to arrive and in the meantime just getting caffeine whenever I can. My go to drink? Americano misto with soy.  My bestie Tyson messaged me the other day a screenshot of this article from Self Magazine…. What Nutritionists Really Think About Starbucksโ€™ New Almond Milk. They go on to praise the new Starbucks almond milk but what REALLY caught my attention was the nutritional information they reveal of ALL the non-dairy milk options…. One cup of Starbucksโ€™ almondmilk contains: 60 calories, 4 grams fat, 110 mg sodium, 5 grams carbohydrate, 1 gram fiber, […]

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