Beef + Red Pepper Fajitas

Good morning! Firstly, I think it is safe to say that we are all LOVING this weather, right? Many of us have busted out the grill and have gotten an early fix in the dead of winter. This warmth will be around all week, so keep that grill out. Secondly, I think we can all…

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Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Bread

Happy Valentine’s Day Week ya’ll…yes that is right…let’s celebrate LOVE all week long! Is there any better way to start out than warm, sweet banana bread? I find myself focusing on meal solutions with the recipes vs. treating the family to a little sweetness once in a while. Well that all stops now because this week…

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Roasted Brussels + Bacon + Garlic Aioli

A bowl full of perfectly caramelized brussels sprouts combined with crispy bacon and garlicky aioli is what I imagine heaven to be like…or so I can only hope. Roasted Brussels + Bacon + Garlic Aioli  For Brussels: 1 pound brussels sprouts 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt + cracked black pepper 3 strips crispy cooked bacon…

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Yukon French Fries

Did you know that potatoes are apart of the “dirty dozen” fruits and vegetables that carry the most pesticides on the skin and then penetrate into the actual vegetable? THE PROBLEMS WITH CONVENTIONAL POTATOES ~ information obtained from https://livingmaxwell.com/health-risks-conventional-potatoes According to the USDA’s Pesticide Data Program, 35 different pesticides have been found on conventional potatoes. And…

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Vegetable + Rotini Soup

Is there anything more soothing and satisfying than a hearty bowl of good soup? I think not. In life there are few foods that are truly best left alone and I think a traditional vegetable soup is one of them. You can even take this beautiful staple a step further and cook this in your…

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Chicken Ragout with Carrots and Chick Peas

Get that one pot out and get chopping. This time of year there is just something so lovely with a one pot dinner. It certainly takes the stress off of timing and cleaning a million dishes. This always makes me feel more warm and fuzzy to spend more time with my family. This recipe calls…

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Beef & Bean Weekend Chili

Who doesn’t love a hot batch of chili? It is such a wonderful dish to make in large quantity and eat for days and even freeze some of it for the ongoing cold weeks. One of my favorite things about chili is the versatility. It is a dish that satisfies any tastebud. You honestly cannot…

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Kale Chicken Salad

Hope everyone had a merry Christmas yesterday. If you are feeling anything like me today, it’s a little overwhelming. I feel like I am coming down from a rush, rush, rush buzz. We are so fortunate to be surrounded by family and friends at this time of year, but now it’s time to settle and get…

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Cauliflower Hummus with Pita + Veggies

The week of Christmas is here! No matter what you and your family celebrate, you will want to whip up this hummus for your party appetizer or even to just munch on throughout the week while you try to maintain sanity. 😉 This is a perfect snack for lunch or a great share plate. Sometimes…

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Sweet Potato Tacos

Taco, taco, taco all day everyday! Seriously though…who couldn’t eat some form of taco everyday? I have yet to meet a person who wouldn’t enjoy at least one taco a day. Tacos are so versatile and so creative which makes it fun to get the family together and have some fun in the kitchen. You…

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