Early in our relationship, my husband and I didn’t have a lot going for us. We were both in debt. (TONS of debt.) We lived 1400 miles away from each other. We wanted to get married ASAP but everyone (yes, everyone) thought we were crazy. But there were two things we DID have going forClick to Continue »
Not too long ago I was working through a pantry challenge, trying to use up what I already had in the kitchen to help us get ahead for the school year. We made all kinds of things – mini Italian meatballs, peanut butter and chocolate chip muffins, banana bread muffins and even a couple batchesClick to Continue »
I’ve been making my own salad dressings for years… homemade Ceasar salad dressing and homemade Italian salad dressing and homemade Greek salad dressing and Thai peanut sauce and maple yogurt dressing and maple citrus vinaigrette have all found their way to our dinner table… Until we started the Whole30. A couple of those salad dressingsClick to Continue »
We are a taco family. Whether they’re in corn tortillas, flour tortillas or over a bed of Instant Pot brown rice or coconut rice or on a bed of cilantro lime coleslaw – we.love.tacos. What we don’t love, is store-bought taco seasoning. So I use this homemade taco seasoning recipe instead and it hits tacos outClick to Continue »
My husband said to me the other day, “What’s for dinner? And please don’t tell me chicken and sweet potatoes.” As a family, we’ve been on the Whole30 for 9 weeks. He cut out dairy and gluten two weeks before we started and two weeks into the first official month, he cut out nightshades asClick to Continue »
I’ve dedicated this month to learning all about the Instant Pot, and after the Instant Pot whole chicken, Instant Pot brown rice and Instant Pot beans, think I’ve found my new favorite recipe: Instant Pot chicken stock! In fact, this post is part of my Instant Pot Basics Series. It goes hand-in-hand with my 31 day challenge.Click to Continue »
As soon as the weather turns cooler, we naturally think of soups and stews (which you can find all my recipes for, right here). Me though? I’m thinking of expanding my repertoire of enchiladas. My chicken and spinach enchiladas are REALLY good (no, really!), but I’ve got my eyes on some variety. But first, IClick to Continue »
It never fails. Every year when the temperatures start to warm, I crave salads. My Costco-copy sweet kale salad is really good, and so is panzanella salad with homemade Caesar dressing. But this time I was craving something very specific: chicken salad with thai peanut sauce.