Pumpkin Bread

 I’ve actually got the amazing smell of pumpkin bread gracing the house as I type this recipe. Other than the seasonal pumpkin, I’ve always got these ingredients on hand-so that makes whipping up this recipe super easy. Although we are quickly approaching Thanksgiving, and most are already onto the warm and delicious flavors of Christmas…I’m…

Butternut Squash Risotto

Are you ready for some fall recipes? I honestly make this risotto all year long but there is something special about making it during the cooler days. Risotto has a few more steps than just a basic rice, but it’s oh so worth it. The layers of flavor are so worth the additional time needed….

Buffalo Chicken Tenders

Hello again!! If any of you know anything about blogging…it can be tiresome and uninspiring at times. Blogging can be a very lonely journey as we through something out into the universe and just hope it gets attention, helps people, or just allows us to have the simple pleasure of getting something off our chest….

Smoked Paprika Style Chicken Sheet Pan

The more I try to balance being a good working mom, the more I value every second with my son when I get home from work. With that said, I still make it a priority to get a delicious, healthy meal on the table most nights. This meal took all of 15 minutes to prep…

Chicken Cacciatore

WARNING: EASY SLOW COOKER, FULL FLAVOR (NOT MUSHY) RECIPE BELOW!! As a child, I grew up loving my grandfather’s chicken caccciatore. I have fond memories of spending Sunday afternoons with family enjoying this slow cooked, hearty meal. Since my grandfather’s passing, I’ve longed to find a recipe as delicious as his. Since I didn’t have…

Soft-Baked Almond Flour Cookies

Summer days are for loosing track of the time and not really knowing what day of the week it is. I was just telling my husband the other day how I feel like I’m in a bubble this summer and it’s quite incredible. Mommy-hood is nothing like I expected it to be and I feel…

Sweet and Sour Chicken

I’ve worked at many different restaurants ever since I was 16 and boy have I learned A LOT! My first dinner I ever made was a penne ala vodka that was inspired from one of the restaurants I worked at. Although our diets have changed from the heavy cream sauces and pasta–I have found an…

Garlic Paprika Chicken Legs

Since I’m quickly approaching the last month of pregnancy, you get to hear all the wonderful excitement that’s flooding through our house! I cannot believe May 9th is so close. With all the excitement of nearing the end of my pregnancy comes exhaustion and down right laziness…especially when it comes to cooking. I go through…

Carrot Bread

Hi friends! We are almost done with the longest, least favorite, month of the year…MARCH! I always dread this month because its the pit of the winter when all we want to do is pull out our spring clothes and dance in the sun. This year, I really can’t complain about this month. We were…

Lemon Chicken Thighs with Risotto

After an e x t r e m e l y long month of January (it was beginning to feel 3 months long) I was skipping into February with a smile on my face. It’s been a hard balance to not wish away the months of pregnancy and preparation for baby when all I want…