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Other Recipes by macKenzie SMith

Pho-Inspired Vietnamese Deviled Eggs with Sriracha, Hoisin + Fresh Herbs

Pho-Inspired Vietnamese Deviled Eggs - The Perfect Father's Day Snack or AppetizerThese Pho-tastic Vietnamese Deviled Eggs are the freakin’ bomb. They’re spicy, sweet, funky, sour + super aromatic – basically all the good things in the world!  

So I’ve been workin’ on my fitness for the last few months and even though I’m obsessed with all things cheese, these cheese-less eggs have been one of my favorite healthy-ish go-tos! And I don’t know about you, but I am soooo not a meal prep type person but for these babes, I would reconsider. I absolutely love having these on hand when I’m ravenous and/or hangry. They provide the perfect pop of protein and they’re insanely delicious and addicting.

So what do they taste like and how do you do it? These pretty little deviled eggs are packed full of freshness and are suuuuuuper easy to make! All you need to do is separate the white from the yolk in your boiled eggs. Then use a fork to smash the yolks with with Kewpie Mayo, sweet chili, fish sauce, lime juice, sambal and a bunch of fresh herbs and pickled jalapeños. That mixture gets spooned into the egg whites and topped with sweet hoisin sauce, spicy sriracha and of course, more fresh herbs. It’s simple yet perfect which makes making them a no brainer. Continue reading

Twice Baked Stuffed Potatoes with Smoked Gouda, Sage + Pancetta

Twice Baked Stuffed Potatoes

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and I can’t stop obsessing over the cheesy, starchy, carby goodness that I’m about to stuff inside my body! Since I’m the designated carb girl in my fam, I am going with a little nontraditional potato-play to make things more interesting.

These twice baked cheesy stuffed potatoes with smoked gouda, pancetta and sage are ABSOLUTELY PERFECT! You can get all the legwork done days ahead of time so that when it’s the final countdown, you can spend your time lounging around the cheese plate with a glass of wine in hand instead of sweating over the stove in a crowded kitchen. Continue reading

Thanksgiving Side Dish Goodness: Pumpkin, Smoked Gruyere + Cheddar Mac n Cheese (Plus the best way to use the leftovers!)

smoked gruyere and pumpkin mac n cheese

Looking for the ultimate side dish for Thanksgiving?! Look no more! This smoked gruyere and  pumpkin mac n cheese is just what the doctor ordered. It’s smoky, savory, slightly sweet in just the right way, and utterly addicting. It is truly a next level mac n cheese dish that’s not only impressive AF but it also pairs perfectly with all the other Thanksgiving fixins!

You can find me bathing in this rich, luscious mac n cheese because hey, it is THAT GOOD! And if you’re not into pumpkin but you still want it to shine with autumnal glory, swap it out for some roasted butternut squash or candied sweet potato bits. I recommend using this recipe as your blank canvas so get creative with it! You want a bacon crust? DO IT! You want to add some honey baked ham to the recipe? DO IT! Oh, and if you do, please share it with me! I love watching you guys have fun and get creative with my recipes! THAT IS WHAT LIFE IS ALL ABOUT! Continue reading