Weeknight Warrior – Smoky Chicken Fajita Bowls

I FINALLY wrote down my fajita recipe!  I make fajitas and tacos of all kinds all the time so I don’t even have to think about it but I definitely wanted to share.  My homemade Mexican seasoning has smoked paprika and I finish the fajitas with a big splash of mezcal to up the smoky…

Bread Basket – Bacon, Cheddar, Jalapeno Scones

This weather is wreaking havoc on my sinuses.  One day I’m stuffed up and the next I’m not.  Today I have a headache, tomorrow I won’t.  I wish Mother Nature would make up her mind about whether it’s going to 20° or 60°, rain or snow. Either way, this crazy weather calls for a big…

Brown Bag Lunch – Sesame Brown Rice and Chicken Salad

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to eat healthier?  One of the easiest ways to do that is to pack your lunch!  Not only is it better for your body it’s also better for your wallet.  We could all use that in 2018 right?! One of my favorite go-to Brown Bag Lunches is this…

Dessert First – Bourbon Salted Caramel Pot de Creme

Happy New Year! Much like trying to decide what my last recipe of 2017 was to be my first recipe of 2018 was a tough choice!  I definitely want it to be a show-stopper and the dessert I made for our New Year’s dinner was definitely that! Making caramel and custard may be daunting but…

Slow-Cooker Sunday: Mole Colorado

Happy last day of 2017!  We made it y’all!! I’ve been going through my recipe notebook frantically trying to decide what my last recipe of 2017 would be.  Should it be something sweet?  Something festive?  A cocktail?  Classic?  New and crazy?  So many decisions! After a lot of debating, I finally landed on a recipe…

Soup’s On – Game Day Chili

Thanksgiving is just 4 days away and all I can think about is a big bowl of chili.  I’ve got my grocery shopping done, my cooking schedule made, and now I want to eat chili and watch football.  Haha. Actually, a pot of chili is a great idea.  Lunch and/or dinner is taken care of…

Weeknight Warrior – Chicken Tamale Casserole

This is one of my absolute favorite, go-to, weeknight dinners.  It is so easy and quick to throw together!  I just mix it all up, pop it in the oven, and sit back with a glass of wine and a book! 🙂 The leftovers make great Brown Bag Lunches!  Make this on a Sunday night…

Stir Fryday – Kung Pao Chicken

I often get asked how to make Asian food.  For some reason people think it’s complicated or has a lot of hard to find ingredients.  Sure, if you’re going super authentic it might be more time consuming or require a trip to a specialty store but most every Asian recipe I make is super quick…

Soup’s On – Southwest Loaded Potato Soup

What’s better than a big, warm bowl of soup on a chilly Fall night?  Nothing really.  Well, probably a big, warm bowl that can be on your table in about 30 minutes.  Am I right?! With Thanksgiving coming up quick I’ve been thinking about ways to re-purpose leftovers.  While I love a plate of leftovers I…

Brown Bag Lunch – Greek Chicken Salad

You know I am a HUGE advocate for meal planning and prepping so this recipe is perfect to have in your back pocket.  Not only is it super easy, I keep the majority of these ingredients on hand so it’s quick and affordable too! This salad is a great way to use up leftover chicken…