Sweet Pumpkin Pecan Bread

It’s still November, which means it’s still appropriate to continue the fall baking conundrum. Last night, I was craving something sweet yet something I could still serve up in the morning for breakfast. If you haven’t noticed yet, I am quite a fan of sweet breads.. especially when I am in the mood to bake…

‘Spiced Apple Steel Cut Oats’

Crisp fall mornings are dreamy, especially when the kitchen smells like homemade breakfast, freshly brewed coffee, and warmed apple spice. Who says you can’t have one of these mornings during the week, even when you’re rushed out the door for work? So many of us skip out on breakfast because of the common misconception that…

Simply Brined & Roasted Chicken

If you are looking for a simple yet delicious recipe, one that leaves everybody around the table happy and healthy, this should be one of the first recipes you pull from the recipe box. It uses simple ingredients, simple prep time, and simple cooking methods for an out-of-this-world taste. Pull it out of the oven…

Asian Cashew Chicken

Asian dishes have always been a favorite for me, however I don’t normally make too many of them due to the amount of soy ingredients they call for. Although I don’t use soy sauce, I still find ways to create the unique umami flavor using different ingredients such as rich balsamic vinegar, coconut amino acids,…

Greek Chicken Kale Salad

Learn how to re-love your boring salad! Does anybody else have the problem of redundancy when making a salad at home? I seem to make the same salads over and over again, using the same ingredients, the same dressing, even in the same bowl with the same type of lettuce. No wonder I was bored…

Avocado Caprese Salad

During the summer months when it is just so hot outside, cooking near the hot oven might seem like suicide in the south. That’s why I get creative, creating side dishes and other meals that can be served chilled and don’t take too much energy putting together. We recently had a fish fry with some…

Simply Roasted Veggies

This recipe is one of my absolute favorites to make because of the simplicity of putting it together, leaving it in the oven, and ease of cleaning up after dinner. If you are looking for an easy side dish to make for your family (or yourself), this is definitely one to post on the fridge….

Butter Lettuce Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos are among my favorite dishes to make because they are so versatile during the summer months. I take that back, I make fish tacos year round because Justin and I love them so much. The trick to making a good fish taco lies in the filling, and a good fish taco shouldn’t need…

Fiesta Shrimp and Farro Salad

Alright guys, you asked for it, so here it is. Can I get a drum roll please…. The protein packed, whole grain goodness, veggie lovers delight, whopper of a salad that uses avocado as a dressing! Can I get an amen to this beautiful masterpiece? This recipe happened by accident this past week when Justin…

The Easiest “Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes”

Buckwheat, despite the name, is actually a fruit related to the rhubarb plant. However, it is still considered a ‘psuedocereal’ because of it’s characteristics mimicking that of a cereal grain. Buckwheat is 100% naturally gluten free (ideal for people with celiac)┬ábut still 100% great tasting. Among other things, it contains high amounts of vitamins and…