Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

As kids are going back to school (or may even be back!) and the "busy season" of work creeps closer, it's necessary to find recipes that can be prepared ahead of time so that weeknight meals can be on … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Noodle Soup (Pho)

Vietnamese Noodle Soup (Pho)

I had a hankering for pho this week so I figured I would try to make it! This at-home recipe has a bit of a darker broth but boy does it taste good! I found this recipe on Food Network and was … [Read more...]

Farfalle with Sun-Dried Tomato and Scallion Cream

Farfalle with Sun-Dried Tomato and Scallion Cream

Almost every Sunday night, my boyfriend and I have pasta for dinner. We typically just have spaghetti or rigatoni with meat sauce. I make the sauce in huge batches and freeze it for later use. Last … [Read more...]

Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

{Giveaway} Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

I have been in full on grilling mode recently. I can't seem to get enough of recipes made on the grill! So as the end of summer continues to creep closer, I am trying to get in all of the grilling I … [Read more...]

Spicy Flank Steak Tacos with Watermelon Salsa

Spicy Flank Steak Tacos with Watermelon Salsa

When I first spotted this recipe in the August issue of Cooking Light, I knew I wanted to make it. I have never used watermelon in a savory recipe before and it sounded like a perfect summer dinner! … [Read more...]

Peach-Glazed Chicken with Peach-Studded Bulgur

Peach-Glazed Chicken with Peach-Studded Bulgur

My boyfriend loves peaches so I am always keeping an eye out for any recipe that incorporates peaches into it. This recipe from Cooking Light not only included peaches two ways, but it also used a … [Read more...]

Pappardelle Pasta with Snap Peas

Pappardelle Pasta with Snap Peas

  Last Sunday, my boyfriend ran in the ODDyssey Half Marathon. So the Friday before, I wanted to make a pasta dish for him to "carb load," but I didn't want to give him our normal protein-heavy … [Read more...]

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Baked Black Beans with Chorizo

You can never have too many party appetizers in your cooking arsenal. I wanted to try something a little different than the apps I've been posting recently. This dish is a layered dip with black … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Korean Beef Tacos

Slow Cooker Korean Beef Tacos #CampbellSauces

This post brought to you by Campbell’s Dinner Sauces. Weekend-worthy dinners with only weekday-level effort needed! Learn more at http://www.campbellsauces.com/ This year, my boyfriend and I are … [Read more...]

Tsukune (Japanese Chicken Meatballs)

Tsukune (Japanese Chicken Meatballs)

I am in a never ending search to find ways to make chicken into a new and different meal. Cooking Light’s September issue had this recipe for Japanese Chicken Meatballs, or Tsukune, that were … [Read more...]