Plus 2 pantry staples I can’t live without! Oh how delicious and satisfying a humble bowl of beans can be. Especially when you make them from scratch. Cooking dried beans is so simple and the result is soooo much better than canned. All you need is a little extra time. […]
Banana Breakfast Bread
A healthier banana bread to fuel your busy mornings!
Chicken Parmesan Meatballs
These Chicken Parmesan Meatballs were a family hit! A little lighter than your typical Italian meatball and a fun twist on your basic chicken parm. They are a great addition to your dinner rotation or for serving a crowd.
Corned Beef, Cabbage, and Guinness Stew
All of the St. Patrick’s Day flavors you love in one bowl! Tender corned beef, perfectly cooked potatoes, carrots, and cabbage, all simmered in a rich braise of Guinness beer and beef stock…sign me up! My family has always loved a good corned beef and cabbage dinner for St. Patrick’s […]
Asian Meatloaf & Meatloaf Banh Mi Sandwiches
This is one of those dinners where the leftovers ended up being even better than the original dinner! Whenever I make meatloaf, I always make enough so that we have meatloaf sandwiches the next day. Bahn Mi sandwiches are a family favorite so I knew adding this meatloaf to the […]
Spiced Butternut Squash Soup
It is 103 degrees as I type this right now!! Not much soup making happening around here this week. I made this delicious fall soup last week when I hosted my girlfriends for dinner. One friend’s comment after her first bite was, “This is a flavor party in my mouth!”. […]
Asian Chicken Meatballs
I have been making these meatballs for over 10 years and they are always a hit in my house. The recipe comes together quickly and they can be served so many different ways. My default is with rice and a veggie but they are great with a Thai coconut curry, […]
I have been making this granola for years now. It is such a simple recipe and is easily adapted. Even a non-baker like me can’t screw it up! I really love granola, but I don’t care for most of the options that you can get at the grocery store. They […]
Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
In the cooler months, I make soup at least once a week. My big green Le Creuset pretty much lives on top of my stove all winter long. Soup is not only comforting to eat, but I really enjoy making it. I know there can be a lot of chopping […]
Baked Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
Roasted spaghetti squash gets stuffed with 3 cheeses and a hearty meat sauce then baked to perfection.