Easy Chili w/Cheddar Jalapeño Cornbread Waffles 

You all know that Fall is my favorite season- I love the cooler weather, the abundance of pumpkin flavored delights, and football season. This week NC was blessed with some glorious drops in temperature that took our highs into the low 70s with a few chilly mornings, which means Fall is just around the corner.… Continue reading Easy Chili w/Cheddar Jalapeño Cornbread Waffles 


Lemon Garlic Spaghetti with Broccoli

I’ve been cooking a lot of pasta recently. It’s just so easy to make, the possibilities are endless, and it makes great leftovers to take for lunch.  This recipe combines the fresh, bright taste of lemon with the zesty bite of garlic and red pepper flakes. You can definitely add other vegetables to it as… Continue reading Lemon Garlic Spaghetti with Broccoli

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10 freezer meals in only 2 hours!

Cooking for 2 people is hard. Most recipes are made to feed a family of 4, and unless you’re great at eating leftovers you almost always have food waste. Pre-portioning out your meals before you cook them is a great way to make sure you’re cooking only the amount you need. It’s also a great… Continue reading 10 freezer meals in only 2 hours!


Vegetarian Black Bean Soup with Mexican Cornbread 

I love black bean soup, especially the one from Panera, and I was so sad when they took it off the menu. They’ve since added it back, but there were a few dark months when I had to go without. I came up with this recipe because I realized if I made it at home,… Continue reading Vegetarian Black Bean Soup with Mexican Cornbread 


Marsala Turkey with Roasted Potatoes 

You know, even though I’m not fancy with my recipes, I consider myself to be a pretty good cook. Because of that I have high standards for what my home cooked meals should taste like, and let me tell you dinner tonight raised the bar. It might be the best thing I’ve made all year.… Continue reading Marsala Turkey with Roasted Potatoes 


Mayo-Free Pimiento Cheese 

I love cheese, all cheese. Never met a cheese I didn’t like, but of course you all know this. However, I don’t love mayonnaise. It’s weird, gloppy texture is just too much for me. I can handle a scant amount in my homemade tuna salad, but that’s about it.  For a long time I never… Continue reading Mayo-Free Pimiento Cheese 


Easy Frozen Margaritas

Margaritas are one of the easiest drinks to make, and everyone loves them. Seriously, who doesn’t like the slushy, lime, booziness of Margaritas? I really don’t know anyone. Now, I love a good hard margarita on the rocks made with just fresh lime juice, agave syrup, and tequila, but sometimes I want the slush. When… Continue reading Easy Frozen Margaritas


Red Pepper And Spinach Sauce

Last Thursday as I was planning our menus for the next few days I realized I had lots of stuff in my fridge and pantry that needed to be used before it went bad. Oftentimes this leads to me making strange flavor combos, but today I was able to make something pretty tasty. It’s a very… Continue reading Red Pepper And Spinach Sauce