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Blow Ya Mind Cheddar Broccoli Chicken Pot Pie

UMMMM wut just happened. Oh wait, this Cheesy. Cheddar. Broccoli. Chicken. Pot. Pie.That’s right, your favorite soup combined with your favorite comfort food just had a baby, and it’s about to BLOW YA MIND.Tony devoured this one, and my 1 year old Sidney loved it just as...

Cheesy Eggplant Gnocchi Caprese (Under 30 Minutes)

Cheesy Eggplant Gnocchi Caprese is made with diced eggplant simmered in a garlicky tomato sauce with gnocchi, spinach, melted bites of fresh mozzarella and fresh basil. So good!Eggplant Gnocchi CapreseThis Cheesy Eggplant Caprese Gnocchi Skillet is perfection. It’s meatless yet crave-worthy with a healthy helping of vegetables: eggplant,...

Peanut Butter and Jelly Oatmeal Bake

All I could think about last week was peanut butter and jelly variations.Peanut butter jelly breakfast toast with extra crunchy chia seeds. Peanut butter on a cinnamon raisin bagel (omg). Peanut butter and fresh strawberries spread on banana muffins. Peanut butter and jelly stuffed french toast.Peanut butter and...

Brussels Sprouts Mac and Cheese

Are you a fan of brussels sprouts? If not, I’m about to change your mind with this fabulous creamy, gooey brussels sprouts mac and cheese. Because let’s be honest, everything’s better when it involves mac and cheese. When I was growing up I ate a lot of Kraft Mac...

Honey Cinnamon Almond Butter Energy Bites

Sometimes after I eat lunch, I crave a little sometime sweet. Or sometimes it’s when that mid-morning sweet tooth hits and I just need something to hold me over until lunch. Of course, there’s always the 3pm hanger that kicks in where I really can’t decide if I...

Roasted Carrot Cauliflower Quinoa Salad

I like to call this salad sunshine in a bowl. Or on a platter. Because however you serve this carrot cauliflower quinoa salad, it’s everything you could want: bright, refreshing, flavorful, bold, cozy and nutritious! Tons of veggies, fresh herbs, crunch and flavor, too. I’ve been trying my best...

Bright & Flavorful Sunshine Dressing

I feel like we could all use a little bit of sunshine in our lives, am I right? We’re due for yet another snowstorm here in Chicago this week, meanwhile I’m over here buying spring dresses and getting excited for all of the daily walks I’m going to...

The Best Fluffy Moist Cornbread Ever

Hold the bread and butter please, I’d like a slice of deliciously SWEET, moist, fluffy cornbread that’s topped with salted butter and drizzled with a little more honey. Just so heavenly, right? My favorite ways to enjoy cornbread include with my favorite turkey chili, with homemade sloppy joe meat...

One Pan Ginger Chicken Meatballs with Peanut Sauce

When Tony and I first met he ate completely different than he does now. He was into red meat, burgers, fried food, Papa John’s pizza, tater tots and anything that was cheap and easy. He’s learned a lot through cooking with me and being exposed to a variety of...

Instant Pot Braised Beef (Pressure Cooker)

Instant Pot Braised Beef cooked with fragrant spices cooks in a fraction of the time in the pressure cooker. Perfect for everything from rice bowls and tacos to enchiladas.Instant Pot Braised BeefI nearly licked my plate clean, it was that good! Spiced with just the right amount of...