Lyssy’s Eats NYC: Serendipity

Serendipity is one of the most famous dessert places in NYC!  They are known for their frozen hot chocolate and massive, decadent sundaes. They are also known for being featured in the movie “Serendipity” with John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale which includes them drinking the frozen hot chocolate. I had been to Serendipity when I…

Lyssy’s Eats NYC: Beauty and Essex Review

Hi friends! It’s currently Restaurant Week in NYC and Jon and I took full advantage! Restaurant Week happens twice a year in NYC and a select number of restaurants participate and offer special menus for a lower price. It runs Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. The lunch is a three-course menu for $26…

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip No Bake Bars

I’m jumping on the fall pumpkin bandwagon this year. One of my fall bucket list items was to make a pumpkin recipe, and I’ve got a great one today. You'll find the original recipe here,  where I got my inspiration. This recipe was very simple, and besides the pumpkin, I already had all of the…

Lyssy’s Eats: Dô Cookie Dough Confections Review

Last summer I had heard about a magical place that had edible cookie dough in NYC. I looked at their instagram and knew I had to go there. When I visited Jon in September we tried to go, but the line was across the street and around the corner 😫. For the sake of our…

Guilt Free: Black Bean Avocado Brownies

This recipe has been almost a year in the making. Last July Jon and I made these brownies and we’ve been talking about making them again ever since! These black bean brownies are great because they don’t have any added sugar or artificial ingredients. They are also full of healthy fat and fiber, and don't contain gluten or dairy.…