Henry’s Cocktail

by Marla on January 23, 2015 · 10 comments

Calling all bourbon lovers! This cocktail is perfect for cozy winter happy hour by the fire. A splash of apple liqueur adds a sweet & fruity zinger!
Henry's Cocktail | Sip this bourbon drink at happy hour with your friends :) MarlaMeridith.com

Named Henry’s Cocktail after one of my all time favorite bump runs in Telluride. I could totally picture a “Henry” sipping this by the fire. Or a “Marla” or maybe you!

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Behind the Scenes: The Carnival Chef’s Table

January 22, 2015
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One of the most exciting parts of my Carnival cruise last October was getting to meet the chefs & go behind the scenes to the kitchen galley! The crew on the Carnival Conquest went out of their way to make sure the guests had the most fantastic culinary experiences, no matter what dining areas we were […]

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RITZ Nachos & Coca-Cola Ice Cream Floats for Game Day! {PINTEREST CONTEST}

January 20, 2015
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Have you been enjoying all that Sunday football? I sure have. This weekend I was with 25 of my besties in Vail, CO watching all the action. It was a blast. What would have made it even better? These recipes I created for the RITZ / Coca-Cola Home Bowl campaign! I had so much fun concepting these […]

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Broccoli & Parmesan Pasta

January 19, 2015
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Are you a broccoli lover or hater? This pasta recipe will make you a lover no matter what! Dig in… This Broccoli & Parmesan Pasta is super simple to prepare & is the perfect meal for those busy weekday nights. For those that had jam packed weekends (raising hands) this is exactly the kind of thing to get […]

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Little Rose Cocktail

January 16, 2015
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Rosé is no longer reserved just for the warmer months. I came upon my fascination in the heart of winter, last year at The Taste of Vail, Debut of Rosé event… Why not toast this Valentine’s Day with the Little Rose Cocktail?! This refreshing drink is both pretty & named after one of my favorite ski […]

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How to Make Food & Lifestyle Blogging a Successful Business

January 15, 2015
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It’s all the rage to become a full time pro food & lifestyle blogger. It means you get to travel the world, dine at the most fabulous restaurants, meet amazing people, get free stuff, photograph it all & social it out for the world to see. Oh, and you also get paid to live this life of […]

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Skinny Banana Muffins with Chocolate Sprinkles

January 14, 2015
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Skinny Banana Muffins with Chocolate Sprinkles. Say that 5X. It will make you smile & very hungry. Instead of typical chocolate chips, I had some full on pure chocolate sprinkles hanging around. This is what happened… These muffins will swoon you for breakfast, brunch, snacks & everything in between. The great news…they are lighter & skinnier than […]

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Free DIY Valentine’s Printables

January 13, 2015
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Do your kids pass out Valentine’s at school? Mine sure do & they are all ready planing for it! I’ve designed some cute ones for them & you! Simply print & cut out…. These Free DIY Valentine’s Printables are a simple & happy way for your kids to tell their classmates how cool they are. Glue on […]

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Chicken Pot Pie Pasta Casserole & $100 Target Gift Card GIVEAWAY!

January 12, 2015
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Who doesn’t love a super hearty chicken pot pie, especially this time of the year?! Make it even more special by turning it into a pasta casserole. Then top all that with a homemade butter pastry crust. You’re welcome… I’ve teamed up with Campbell’s to share their awesome Campbell’s Oven Sauces with you. I love sharing simple + delicious […]

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Irresistible Fudgy Chocolate Brownies

January 11, 2015
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A recipe can be called “irresistible” when everyone in the house can’t keep their hands off the gooey, chocolate brownie deliciousness!! That’s exactly what happened here… These Irresistible Fudgy Chocolate Brownies are perfect for your sweet Valentine or any time of the year when you are having a MEGA chocolate craving.

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Zulu Queen Cocktail

January 9, 2015
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Happy Friday! What a busy & fun week it was. Now it’s time to kick back with your besties and toast to the fun weekend ahead! This cocktail is perfect for just that! The Zulu Queen Cocktail is a celebration in and of itself. Lively spirits combine is this bright cocktail. This is #6 in my […]

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15 Winter Activities You Gotta Try!

January 8, 2015
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As you all probably know by now I live in a winter wonderland, Telluride, Colorado! I live for the snow & when it flies I’m out there for every snowflake! Winter fun isn’t just for the kids (though it’s really fun have them join you) Go get some gear, a guide, a pal or your […]

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Vegan Power Salad Bowl

January 7, 2015
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Are you feeling lighter & brighter now that the holiday parties are behind us? Fresh flavors combine in this power salad. It will more than make up for all those holiday indulgences… This Vegan Power Salad Bowl has a stunning combo of roasted sweet potatoes, quinoa, chickpeas, avocado & kale…all dressed with my Lemon Shallot […]

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Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette

January 6, 2015
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It’s back to the basics this time of year. Simple, healthy recipes that can & will be used over and over again. Shallots are always a favorite & adding them to dressing is a super way to enjoy them! Stay tuned for a gorgeous salad i’ll be posting soon… Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette will likely become your go-to salad […]

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Homemade Parmesan Croutons

January 5, 2015
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Why tear open a store bought bag of croutons when you can make your own in minutes?! These crunchy delights are hard to keep away from & I guarantee they might not even make it to your soup or salad… Crunchy croutons are irresistible & made even better with parmesan. This recipe is surely a basic, but one […]

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