Real Girls Kitchen Recipes & Blog Entries


The Real Girl’s Kitchen is back! Just like last year, you can watch early previews of each episode from season... Continue

Hayls, Nikki & Hil

Hi Friends! To say that my pregnancy has been busy would be a vast understatement! Since learning we had a... Continue


Restaurant Reviews


Malibu is one of my all time favorite places in the world! Its laid back vibe and healthy food make… Continue

restaurant fico

I am reluctant to share this little gem for fear that my weekly spot at the bar will be full… Continue




After a wild and fun weekend I’m finally piled up in bed watching the Oscars with my big baby belly… Continue


Let Jilly Hendrix DJ your kitchen this Thanksgiving with her Indie in the Kitchen Playlist part 2! Love this girl… Continue


Ask Haylie

Have a question about your kitchen, cooking, life, whatever??  Feel free to send it to me using this form below!  While you’re here, check out questions other RGK readers have submitted below!

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Hi Haylie! Really enjoying The Real Girl’s Kitchen cookbook! Thank you!!

I noticed on your Instagram that you were at a wedding recently (and in my home state!) so my question for you is…how can I keep my energy up during a day like that? A day where I drink more than usual, might not like the food being served and have to be there all day?

RGK fan, Kallie from Fl.

Kallie, that is a great question!! I have a couple tricks when it comes to keeping up with everyone at weddings! We all know they are long days, your on your feet a lot and there are all kinds of tasty treats being passed around.

Couple things to keep in mind…eat breakfast before you go! Showing up hungry won’t be good for anyone!

Don’t drink too much! Drink lots of water in between those cocktails! Being dehydrated is the #1 way to wear yourself out quickly.

If they are passing out appetizers…take one! That usually means dinner isn’t being served for awhile and they don’t want you to be hungry either!

Don’t fill up on bread! It is oh so tempting…but don’t! The super burst of carbs will give you the energy boost your looking for but then drop you low. Skip them if you can!

Lastly, have fun and dance! xo HD