Simple Rosemary Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Carrots

This method can be applied to any of your favorite veggies!  Roasting seasonal vegetables gives you a simple and delicious side dish that is the perfect match for any meal. Recently, I've been doing lots of recipe testing for Thanksgiving and … [Read more...]

Noodleless Chicken Soup {with Freezing Instructions!}

Making meals ahead of time isn't something I do often, but when I've had one of "those" days and I come home to a wonderful, warm, healthy homemade meal that I just need to reheat it kind of feels like I won the lottery-ya know what I … [Read more...]

Avocado Chicken Salad

I honestly can't believe it haven't shared this recipe with you yet.  This mayo-free chicken salad literally makes an appearance just about every other week in our house for Brian's lunches.  I whip up a batch on Sunday and it's good to go with some … [Read more...]

Clean and Simple Black Bean Dip

For Brian's graduation spread, I knew I wanted something absolutely delicious, somewhat healthy, and relatively simple to put together...my mind instantly went towards Mexican cuisine. Brian's dad brought chicken, Mexican-style rice, and pico de … [Read more...]

Dijon Dill Baked Salmon – Recipe

Are you a condiment person? Honestly, I really do love dipping my food in things like ketchup, hummus, and recently I've been loving dipping my veggies in avocado dill dressing. That being said, my latest favorite condiment is Dijon Mustard. I … [Read more...]

Citrusy Garlicky Baked Shrimp Recipe

Last night, Brian and I polished off some the leftovers of the shrimp I made for dinner on Sunday.   While we LOVED the shrimp on Sunday, we LOVED it even more last night!  I guess those extra couple of days that the shrimp was sitting in the … [Read more...]

Chicken Sweet Potato Spinach Curry

My goodness! Any bachelor fans out there?  I must say, this is the most "invested" I have ever been in a bachelor/bachelorette season, but the finale last night?  Weird is the only thing I have to say about it... Other than that, yesterday was … [Read more...]

Kale Artichoke Frittata

This week, as I prepped my food I had a frittata listed as my breakfast option very similar to the two weeks before. This week, however, I had some Kale on hand leftover from my kale pesto  that I wanted to use up and I thought the frittata would … [Read more...]

All About Food Prep and Meal Planning

Recently, I have had a couple of readers ask me about the details of how I put together my weekly meal plan so I thought I would dedicate a blog post to the details of my weekly food prep and meal planning. Creating My Meal Plan To create my … [Read more...]

Kale Pesto Times Two!

When Brian and I went to Italy, one of our favorite memories was the Italian cooking class we were able to take. We made LOTS of delicious pesto, and thankfully Daniella (our wonderful instructor) gave us the recipe to take home with … [Read more...]