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Freezer Meals for a Month

If there is one thing I need in my life right now, it’s a deep freezer.  #adultproblems I love making dinner after work as a stress reliever, but sometimes it’s nice to know that dinner is already taken care of.  This list of freezer…

April 29, 2016

Fresh Recipes for Spring

This might be a little late for us Houston folks, since mid April is almost summer, but I’m trying to get as many springy fruits and veggies in as I can while they’re cheap, plentiful, and particularly tasty!  Here are some quick ideas for…

April 27, 2016

One Pan Chicken, Artichoke, Asparagus Bake

HAY y’all.  Yesterday, I dumped some things in a pyrex pan, and this one pan chicken dish came out DELISH!  I just stuck it in the oven for 45 minutes while I walked the dog and did a quick workout video.  AND I only had…

April 25, 2016

Harissa Honey Grilled Shrimp Skewers

April in Houston means it’s time to break out the grill and eat outside before it becomes too hot to bear!   These sweet, spicy shrimp skewers are the perfect light meal for two or for a whole crowd.  Your only limit is the…

April 18, 2016

Grown Up Grilled Cheese

National Grilled Cheese Day is probably my third favorite holiday after Christmas and the Fourth of July.  Nothing says comfort food like bread and cheese in sandwich form!  Sometimes, though, it’s nice to fancy up the classics.  In this sandwich, havarti cheese, prosciutto, apricot preserves, and…

April 12, 2016

Peach Crumble in a Jar

I love mason jars.  In my wedding, in my house, and in my fridge.  Does that make me the same as every other Pinterest-loving gal?  Whatever.  Long hair, don’t care. I also love desserts.  So, desserts in mason jars are basically my favorite.  You could do…

March 30, 2016

Real Food Appetizer Ideas

I love spinach artichoke dip and fried cheese as much as the next girl, but sometimes you need an appetizer on the lighter side.  Or at least on the grain-free, dairy-free side, since some of these aren’t exactly light in calories!  But, I’d call these…

March 28, 2016

Salmon and Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Lemon Garlic Mayo Dip

This is my absolute favorite Sunday night dinner.  I like starting the week with fish because it gets me headed in the right direction food-wise and it’s something a little different than what we do on the weeknights.  It’s also super easy, super fast,…

March 25, 2016

Cauliflower Pizza Crust… The Verdict

Cauliflower pizza crust?  I mean, is this a real thing?  I couldn’t quite wrap my head around it, so I had to put the idea to the test.  I did quite a bit of research googling and found that a few things were the…

March 23, 2016

One Pan, No Clean Up Sweet Potato Hash

This is one of those “I have no idea what to make for dinner tonight” kind of meals.  I make it at least once a week until Luke tells me he’s sick of it, and then I switch to every other week.  It’s delicious,…

March 21, 2016