Chipotle’s Cultivate Festival

Last weekend Andrew I went to Dallas for Chipotle’s Cultivate Festival. My nice friends at Annie’s Homegrown provided me with two VIP passes to attend the event.  It was a day of delish food, new music and creative ideas.

Chipotle Cultivate
After driving four hours to get to Dallas, we were ready to eat some food!  If you’ve followed my instagram for at least a week you know my love for Chipotle. I love how Chipotle is making the fast food experience something healthy and delicious. 

At the festival, Chipotle offered a bunch of new food.  The choices included: pork belly or barbacoa gorditas, chicken or tofu sofritas tacos, grilled steak kale salad, and meatball or tofu rice bowl. 

Shophouse Kitchen is a new concept from Chipotle.  Or at least new to me.  Right now they have stores in California, Washington D.C and Maryland.  Has anyone been to one of these restaurants?  Looked good.  Next time I’m in California I’ll have to stop by one…. 

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Chipotle’s Cultivate Festival

Last weekend Andrew I went to Dallas for Chipotle’s Cultivate Festival. My nice friends at Annie’s Homegrown provided me with two VIP passes to attend the event.  It was a day of delish food, new music and creative ideas. After driving four hours to get to Dallas, we were ready to eat some food!  If… 

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Creamy Coconut Turmeric Oatmeal

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Vegan Oatmeal Cookie Milkshakes

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Vegan Oatmeal Cookies

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Boozy Boxed Mac ‘n Cheese

{Disclaimer: I received free samples of boxed mac ‘n cheese from Annie’s Homegrown to use in this post.  I was not compensated for my time.  Annie’s is however providing me with passes for Chipotle’s Cultivate Festival this weekend.  And I’m very excited about the whole thing.} Sometimes, easy food is the best food. Except, I… 

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How I Meal Plan.

I get the most emails with questions about how I meal plan.  I figured it’d be fun to do a post on my weekly eating process: from meal planning to grocery shopping to recipe making. Food is my hobby.  So I really don’t mind spending money on it.  Plus, food is important.  So again I… 

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Baked Apples Stuffed with Oatmeal Cookie Granola

I found fall… …and I found it in baked apples topped with crumbly oatmeal cookie granola and maple cream cheese frosting<3. It started raining outside while I was eating these and I was so cozy eating my cinnamon baked apple that I almost (almost) forgot it was 90 degrees outside.  So baked apples, I never… 

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake Batter Sauce (…on French Toast)

This is the ultimate slumber party girl food. Why don’t grown ups have more slumber parties? I would have to say that it is my least favorite part of being an adult…or 24. Whatever you are considered to be at 24. The best part of being an adult is getting to decide what you want… 

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