I really do like black beans. I usually just buy a can, and they are always a great addition to many of my meals. I just haven't ever thought of ...
If you haven’t caught on by now, I’ve got a lot of butternut squash around my house at the moment. I even found more in the trunk of my car that I hadn’t unloaded yet! Good thing it hasn’t been so hot that it got roasted or moldy! For this side dish I did the […]
I like brussel sprouts, I saute them on the stove top quite a bit…but they don’t quite do it for me. Every time I eat them it’s almost anti climactic. Which is sad. So the other day I came home the my husband Matt had cooked dinner. I gratefully partook. Then I tasted the brussel sprouts. […]
Ham, pineapple, and a simple sweet and sour sauce in a crockpot is all you need to make this simple dish! Ham was on sale, so my husband bought a gigantic ham for next to nothing. We froze some, used some on sandwhiches, ate it with mashed potatoes and veggies…and there was still some left! […]
Bow tie pasta combined with spinach, cranberries, honey roasted peanuts, chicken, fresh parsley, and a homemade sweet teriyaki dressing…need I say more??? This salad is SO GOOD! My mom makes this all the time when she is hosting us. First off, it makes a ton, so its great because it will either last throughout the weekend, or […]
DON’T THROW AWAY YOUR PUMPKIN SEEDS!!!!! Once you try this simple recipe you will never toss pumpkin seeds again. My mom always made these when I was a kid. Remember how I’m one of 9 kids? Yeah, we had a lot of pumpkin seeds every year, and my mom put them to good use.
Ok, so here is the most rich, delicious, sticky caramel popcorn you will ever have in your life. It is derived from a very basic, run of the mill recipe (which is still ridiculously delicious, don’t get me wrong) that I found online. How my version came along was, of course, because I was out of […]
Since it’s apple season around here, I thought this recipe was really appropriate for my post this week. When we bought our house a couple years ago, there were four over grown apple trees in the front yard. I was convinced that they all needed to be cut down. Well, this is the first year that we’ve had […]
Shepherds pie is one of those things that I have heard of pretty much as long as I can remember, didn’t eat it a lot growing up, and have only made once before I think. I decided to make my own version of it to contribute to the plethora of dishes I have on here!
Every season brings it’s unique flavors and traditions. I love it! It keeps me on my toes and keeps me experimenting in the kitchen. Right when I seem to get in a groove or get used to using certain fruits or veggies, a season change happens and I’ve got a whole knew slew of things […]
Meal Plan includes 5 meals with healthy serving sizes for a family of four. Occasionally there will be a meal that is large, I’ll try to create those leftovers into a new meal for you, but sometimes there will just simply be leftovers (and I’ll make a note of it to give you a heads up)! I […]