Tag: winter

Sheet Pan Thai Chicken Stir Fry

Sheet Pan Thai Chicken Stir Fry

I love a 20 minute meal like nobody’s business and this Sheet Pan Stir Fry is at the top of my quick mealtime recipes list!

Butternut Squash Gratin

Butternut Squash Gratin

Butternut Squash Gratin! A combination of creamy mornay sauce + sweet, roasted butternut squash + crisp panko-herb topping! Perfection!

Pecan Pie Cobbler

Pecan Pie Cobbler

If you’re looking for a simple classic holiday dessert with a little twist – I’ve got the recipe for you! Have you ever heard of a Pecan Pie Cobbler? This cobbler is a twist on a classic pecan pie with a cakey, buttery pecan crust and a gooey, sweet pecan pie-type filling.

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Candied Cranberries

Candied Cranberries

Fresh cranberries are filling the shelves of the local grocery store – but exactly what should you be doing with them?? And why?? Well, cranberries are a wonderful addition to cakes, breads, stuffing and sides – but my favorite way to use fresh cranberries?? Candied 

Samoa Sheet Cake

Samoa Sheet Cake

It’s February and that means only one thing in the world of cookie lovers…. GIRL SCOUT COOKIES!!

Simple Creamy Potato Casserole

Simple Creamy Potato Casserole

A cold January weekday is the perfect day for this recipe! It assembles in under 10 minutes (including the time it takes to walk out to the deep freezer in the garage) and is so, so yummy.

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Sheet Pan Fajitas

Sheet Pan Fajitas

Mexican food is pretty much my love language. I can’t seem to get enough of the big, bold, spicy flavors that are notorious with this type of cuisine. But then I seem to find myself wondering why exercise isn’t making a difference in my pants 

Sweet Dark Cherry ((+ Almond)) Yogurt Smoothie

Sweet Dark Cherry ((+ Almond)) Yogurt Smoothie

This little smoothie has recently become my favorite quick breakfast — it’s pretty much the best smoothie I’ve ever had! And because I can control the amount of added sugar, I feel like this smoothie is actually a healthy choice! It has a short list of 

Mom’s Perfect Pot Roast

Mom’s Perfect Pot Roast

When I think of pot roast, I have two memories:

First, as a kid, I kind of dreaded “pot roast” Sunday because sometimes (not always) the pot roast was so tough and dry. It was those tough & dry occasions that made me dislike roast altogether. 

Second, it always seemed so complicated. Pre-browning, seasoning, flour, peeling veggies, grease splatter on the stovetop and a looming smell of roast in my hair as I sit in the pew at church.  Continue reading Mom’s Perfect Pot Roast

My New Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

My New Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

“I’ve never met a chocolate chip cookie I didn’t like”? Chewy, crisp, cakey, thin — doesn’t matter as long as there’s chocolate involved?! Well, I love a good chocolate chip cookie – but I prefer a great chocolate chip cookie … don’t you? My favorite 

Spicy Mexican Creamed Corn

Spicy Mexican Creamed Corn

This creamed corn side dish is a recipe I keep in my back pocket, ready to use when I am short on time and need a full flavored, simple recipe that is sure to please everyone. Now, before I share this recipe – be warned. 

Creamy Chicken Chili w/ Heirloom Posole & Yellow Eye Beans

Creamy Chicken Chili w/ Heirloom Posole & Yellow Eye Beans

Creamy Chicken Chili!

Here’s another super simple recipe that allows you to get dinner on the table when everything around you, your schedule, your list of to-do’s and even your pantry are trying to convince you otherwise.

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