Whoa nelly – if someone had told me that being on the Whole30 meant spending all day every day in the kitchen, I probably would have second guessed this adventure… But thankfully, I found a couple life-savers: batch cooking (i.e. making 4 pounds of homemade breakfast sausage instead of just one) and sheet pan dinner.Click to Continue »
If you told me that I’d have to eat crack slaw for dinner, I would have given you a look like you had a third eye growing out of your forehead. And then I would have taken a bite and apologized because YOU GUYS. This stuff is one of THE BEST dinners I’ve made sinceClick to Continue »
I laughed when my husband said the other night that this almond crusted baked chicken was his favorite of all the Whole30 meals I’ve made so far (including pork and potato soup and homemade breakfast sausage and caramelized onions and swiss chard and sweet potato and apple casserole and oven-roasted hash browns). I asked why,Click to Continue »
I know meal planning saves money. I know that if I just take 15 minutes to figure out what we’re having for dinner for the next 7 days, the rest of my week goes SO MUCH SMOOTHER. But I also know that sometimes, things don’t always work out as planned. That’s why there’s Instant PotClick to Continue »
I’ve spent the past several weeks trying to “master” the basics of the Instant Pot… Instant Pot brown rice, Instant Pot chicken stock, Instant Pot beans… and along the way, I learned how you can use the Instant Pot to save money! Finally, I think I’m ready to move on to intermediate recipes. For me,Click to Continue »
This post is part of my Instant Pot Basics Series. It goes hand-in-hand with my 31 day challenge. Learn more about it HERE. Having shredded chicken in the freezer is a lifeline to a busy mom. Being able to pull a package out at the last minute and pick any one of these 38 meal ideasClick to Continue »
When we first moved to Georgia, we spent 3 months living in a one bedroom apartment. My kitchen tools consisted of a cast iron skillet, a 2.5 quart pot and a ceramic baking sheet that my aunt gave me as we drove through Texas. We didn’t even have a microwave to reheat anything. It was, whatClick to Continue »
Two weeks ago I woke up with a hankering for pumpkin – BAD! The #pumpkineverything season is upon us, and I’m fully embracing it. While desserts are usually what I think of when I think of pumpkin (like pumpkin cookies!), you can totally go savory – and that’s exactly what this pumpkin chili does.