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Other Recipes by macKenzie SMith

Happy National Sandwich Day!

Omg y’all, did you know that today is National Sandwich Day?! If this isn’t one of the best, most tastiest holidays around, then I don’t know what is. And as you already know, I’m probably one of the biggest bread, butter and cheese advocates out there, so I think it’s safe to say that there’s not a more iconic American lunchtime staple than a sandwich – Ammi’right?!

To help get the word out about National Sandwich Day, I teamed up with my cheesy buddies at Lance Foods to make this super fun video. I had a blast walking around my hometown of sunny New Smyrna Beach, FL, to interview people about their sandwich love!

So with that being said, what do you think makes a sandwich a sandwich? Is a burrito a sandwich? How about a hot dog or a sushi roll? I personally agree with Lance’s philosophy which simplifies it to two awesomes on the outside with an incredible in the middle.

Whether it’s one of my crispy, creamy grilled cheese sandwiches, a fully loaded tasty six foot party sub, or a pack of the cutest little cheddar and peanut butter cracker sandwiches you’ve ever seen, I think we can all agree that sandwiches totally rule!

Say it with me now… THIS IS HOW WE SANDWICH!!!

Baked Naan Nachos Topped with Creamy Feta Cheese Sauce, Roasted Tomatoes, Crispy Chick Peas + Fresh Herbs

These tasty naan nachos are smothered in a creamy feta cheese sauce with roasted tomatoes, chick peas and fresh herbs!

Back when i was in college, i practically lived on pita fries from this greek spot called Pitaria right down the street from my dorm at Florida State University. My affinity for a high carb diet led me to basically become obsessed with these beautifully golden deep fried pita sticks that were tossed in herbs and spices and plunged into a creamy feta cheese dip. After my second winter of eating my weight in these, I realized that it probably wasn’t a good idea to eat so much fried food. So instead of spending all of my time, money, and daily allotted calories at Pitaria, I decided to change the game and get my act a little healthier. Continue reading

Make Summer Last Forever with This Refreshing Peach and Mozzarella Salad

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tazo® Tea for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

Savor summer forever with this quick and easy peach, mozzarella and thai basil salad!

One of the hardest parts about living in Brooklyn was definitely surviving the long, hard, lonely winters. The seemingly endless repetition of dark, chilly days followed by dark, chilly nights totally wore on me. Since I had grown up in Florida, I’m pretty sure that my ingrained physical and mental states were not “chill” with what was going on. I only lasted about 6 years up North before I finally decided to make the move down to Florida to work as the breakfast chef at my family’s boutique hotel, Black Dolphin Inn.  Continue reading