April 14, 2020

Hi all! How is everyone doing? Hopefully hanging in there as best as possible at this time. I wanted to use this post to highlight some easy recipes that utilize pantry staples (canned and frozen items mostly).

Please remember, food has no moral value (especially in a p...

April 30, 2019

Tired of the classic lasagna variation? Get ready for Cinco de Mayo with this Mexican inspired version!


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 2 onions, chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1/2 green bell pepper, diced

  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced

  • ...

May 26, 2018

This is one of my favorite side dishes. It requires minimal work, but the flavors are always super satisfying. 

Another option: I have also had this as its own entree and added broccoli rabb and crumbled sausage. Lovely!

White Beans + Tomatoes

Serves 2+ | Prep time 15 min...

January 4, 2018

Chili + lots of cheese + cornbread! 😋 

I try to keep things on hand to always whip this up for nights I don't really feel like cooking 😵

So simple and so yum! Cornbread came from classic Jiff box (+ can creamed corn), nothing fancy there! 😊

Chili Recipe

Serves 5+ | Prep...

November 15, 2017

Ya know how some things just smell and look like fall? These stuffed beauties are 100% those things. Comforting and perfect on that autumn evening. Try em' out and let me know what you think!

Apple + Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

Serves 2 | Prep time: 20 mins | Cook time:...

September 9, 2017

Nothing like a fall Saturday morning spent enjoying yummy baked goods and coffee! Give these squares a try if you're feeling the fall fever like I am! 

Pumpkin Oat Squares

Makes about 12 ( depending on how you cut )| 15 min prep time | 60 min bake time


May 3, 2017

I can't get enough lemon flavors this time of year! So refreshing. These muffins were exactly what I was craving. I love that feeling! When you eat exactly what you're in the mood for and it really satisfies. 

I hope you find these as enjoyable as I did! 

Lemon Popp...

March 1, 2017

Picky kid (or adult!) not eating their veggies? They will now! 

These tots are perfect for a grab and go snack or side dish to lunch or dinner. 

Give em go! 

Broccoli Tots

25 min prep time | 24 min cook time


January 22, 2017

I prep breakfast meals just as often as I do dinner meals. I usually make pancakes or muffins on Sunday and keep them in the fridge for a quick grab and go. I know how busy mornings can get! 

Banana + Sweet Potato Pancakes

Makes about 10 | 15 minute prep time | 15 minute...

January 13, 2017

Just plop this goodness on anything.

Or eat it alone with a spoon. That works too.

In all honesty, hummus has become a true staple in my house. Makes for a perfect snack with crackers or veggies, and instantly spices up a salad or sandwich.

Bonus - it takes  10 minutes...

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