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Starbucks Copycat Green Tea Frappuccino


by Caroline Hurley
Sometime around Halloween I tried a sample of a Starbucks drink called a Franken Frappuccino. It was amazing.  The drink was a combination of a green tea frappuccino with mint syrup and mocha chips. I didn't know that green tea frappuccinos were a thing but apparently you can order them all the time. Which is great because I wasn't all that interested in the chocolate chips anyway.  I'm trying to be an adult after all and something about chocolate chips in my morning beverage just doesn't make Read more [...]

Tortilla Soup


by Caroline Hurley
I was first introduced to tortilla soup about two years ago when I was in Cabo and I have loved it ever since. My first tortilla soup was so authentic and delicious and it is safe to say that one of my life's biggest regrets is not being "that person" and asking our chef for the recipe. This recipe for tortilla soup is divine. The broth is so flavorful all by itself but the fix ins are what sends this soup over the edge and makes it a hearty meal. You will need either cajun or taco Read more [...]

Mexican Caviar


by Caroline Hurley
A couple months ago I had a version of this dip and it blew me away. I'm not a huge bean person. I'll take baked beans and black bean soup but thats about it. It's unfortunate because beans are seriously good for you. Beans and lentils are the number one thing Americans should be increasing proportions of. Cultures that have beans as a staple in their diet have decreased incidence of heart disease and diabetes. Beans are nutritious and have serious filling power. So when I fell in love with this Read more [...]

Chipotle Chicken Tacos


by Caroline Hurley
  These chipotle chicken tacos are out of this world good. Make double the amount you think you'll need because you'll definitely want it. You can make theses tacos with steak and they'll be just as good. Here's the recipe. Chipotle Chicken Tacos Serves two-three 6 mini flour tortillas 1/2 cup grated quesadilla or monterey jack cheese  1 Avocado 2 chicken breasts that have been halved. 1 Tablespoon cilantro 1 Tablespoon mayo 2 Tablespoons sour cream 1- 1.5 Tablespoons Read more [...]

Raleigh’s Best Restaurants


by Caroline Hurley
    After living in Raleigh for a good part of my life and attending college in the capital city it is safe to say that I've eaten my fair share of what Raleigh has to offer. I can't help but get a little sentimental when I think about the possibility of moving away in the coming years for job opportunities. Some of the restaurants hold a lot of great memories throughout the years. If you live in North Carolina and travel to Raleigh from time to time or you're thinking of moving Read more [...]