Recipes

Ringing in the New Year with Sausage, Kale, and Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Ringing in the New Year with Sausage, Kale, and Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Let me say up front that I’m not particularly superstitious. Ladders, black cats, the number 13… we’re cool. I realize the tradition of eating certain foods on the first day of the year is rooted in superstition, but for me it’s really a family tradition. […]

Balsamic Chicken & Brussels Sprouts, Two Ways

Balsamic Chicken & Brussels Sprouts, Two Ways

One of my favorite food bloggers is Lia Huber of The Nourish Evolution. She’s a pro at using fresh, seasonal vegetables year round and finding new and creative ways to make leftovers not seem like leftovers. Instead of just re-heating last night’s dinner, she creates what she […]

Heavenly Bread Soup

Heavenly Bread Soup

I’ve got another soup recipe for you this week. This one is nice and creamy without being heavy. My husband prefers to keep his bread separate and just dip slices of it into the soup, but I love the way it tastes after the bread […]

Strawberry Apple Banana Green Smoothie

Strawberry Apple Banana Green Smoothie

Green smoothies are one of my favorite ways to sneak veggies to my tiniest tot. He doesn’t absolutely loathe vegetables, but he’s not exactly consistent in his acceptance of them, either. Even though summer is winding down, these still work great for breakfast or even […]

Sweet Potato and Banana Muffins

Sweet Potato and Banana Muffins

I originally made these Sweet Potato and Banana Muffins as part of a clean eating challenge, and my oh my. They came out even better than I anticipated. The flavors of the sweet potato and banana are deliciously satisfying, the chia seeds give it a nice […]

Creamy Gnocchi and Italian Sausage Soup

Creamy Gnocchi and Italian Sausage Soup

Finally! Fall weather is here. The leaves are starting to change, the temperatures are cooling down, and I can put soup on the menu without getting funny looks. Hallelujah! I’ve made this Creamy Gnocchi and Italian Sausage Soup twice in as many weeks, and it was […]

Loaded Taco Skillet

Loaded Taco Skillet

This taco skillet is an easy weeknight dinner that you can whip up in 30 minutes or less. It’s inspired by this recipe over at Lexi’s Clean Kitchen. Granted, this version is a little less clean with added dairy, but it’s still loaded with veggies […]

Tomato Basil Crab Bisque

Tomato Basil Crab Bisque

Tomato Basil Crab Bisque is, by far, my number one cold weather recipe. As evidence of that, it’s really not all that cold and I’m already making it. I love it! My husband says that it’s a little thick for him, to which I say, […]

BLT Avocados

BLT Avocados

I first saw these on the Pioneer Woman’s page and was instantly inspired. Avocados! Bacon! Tomatoes! Really, what more could you ask for? Cheese? You could probably ask for cheese. Go ahead and throw some of that on there, too, even though I didn’t. Sadly, […]