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Peanut Butter Fluff Cups

Peanut Butter Fluff Cups

I apologize ahead of time for showing the easiest and probably the most decadent dessert ever. These Peanut Butter Fluff Cups are a smaller batch version of the popular no-bake peanut butter pies. It’s basically like a peanut butter flavored...
recipes - 2018-05-21 16:08:18
25 Recipe Ideas for Summer BBQs and Potlucks

25 Recipe Ideas for Summer BBQs and Potlucks

Memorial day is just a few days away and you know what that means, Summer is about to (un)officially begin!! *excited dance* I’m already getting requests for recipes to bring to BBQs and potlucks on social media, so I thought I’d do a...
recipes - 2018-05-19 16:07:55
Thai Coconut Curry Carrot Soup

Thai Coconut Curry Carrot Soup

You guyyyyysssssss. This Thai Coconut Curry Carrot Soup is everything. I seriously wanted to slurp up the entire pot! It’s light, creamy, just a little spicy, and somehow perfectly fitting with this warmer than usual spring weather we’re...
recipes - 2018-05-17 16:06:49
Smoky Chicken and Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potato Meal Prep

Smoky Chicken and Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potato Meal Prep

I’ve actually made this Smoky Chicken and Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potato Meal Prep three times in the last month and a half (and I’m still not sick of it), so it’s about time I posted this wonderfully simple combo. Each component in...
recipes - 2018-05-14 16:07:55
How to Save Money on Produce

How to Save Money on Produce

One of the biggest misconceptions I encounter is that eating healthy is really expensive. Well sure, it can be, if you don’t shop smart. But that’s why I’m here. I’ve scoured the markets, made the mistakes, and learned the...
recipes - 2018-05-11 16:06:41
Jessica Gavin?s Honey Hoisin Garlic Chicken

Jessica Gavin?s Honey Hoisin Garlic Chicken

It’s always very exciting when my friends publish cookbooks, but the new cookbook Easy Culinary Science for Better Cooking by Jessica Gavin is one that I’m extra stoked about. You see, science is one of the reasons I love cooking and...
recipes - 2018-05-08 16:07:27
Garlicky Kale and Ricotta Pizza

Garlicky Kale and Ricotta Pizza

It’s FRIDAY! And Fridays call for pizza. I haven’t had pizza in forever and I was a little worried that I wouldn’t be able to chew pizza with my new braces, but let’s be real, even a mouth full of wire and tender teeth...
recipes - 2018-05-05 16:05:44
Black Bean and Avocado Enchilada Meal Prep

Black Bean and Avocado Enchilada Meal Prep

Okay, so this is definitely the least pretty meal prep I’ve ever made and I almost didn’t post it, but I’m genuinely excited to be eating this Black Bean and Avocado Enchilada Meal Prep this week, so I set my vanity aside so you...
recipes - 2018-04-30 16:07:36
Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Spring is kind of a strange time of year to be making soup, but I know at least some of you are still experiencing freakish January-style winter blizzards. Plus, this Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup is a clear broth soup, which actually makes it...
recipes - 2018-04-25 16:06:24
Spaghetti and Roasted Vegetable Meal Prep

Spaghetti and Roasted Vegetable Meal Prep

I’ve got a really quick meal prep for you guys this week! I haven’t done a lot of cooking the last few days because I got braces on Tuesday and for a minute, even the thought of eating was painful. But just as soon as I started to get...
recipes - 2018-04-23 16:06:18
Roasted Summer Vegetables

Roasted Summer Vegetables

I made some simple Roasted Summer Vegetables as a side dish this week and I debated whether or not to give them their own recipe post. Roasted vegetables are so basic that it’s almost not a recipe, more of a technique, but I had to remind...
recipes - 2018-04-22 16:05:45
The Best Weeknight Pasta Sauce

The Best Weeknight Pasta Sauce

I’ve made a lot of variations of pasta sauce over my nine years of blogging, but I think this latest version wins the title of The Best Weeknight Pasta Sauce. Why" Because it’s incredibly easy and uses only a few ingredients, yet...
recipes - 2018-04-19 16:05:34
Make Ahead Microwave Breakfast Scrambles

Make Ahead Microwave Breakfast Scrambles

One of my favorite things to do is replicate “convenience foods” at home, and for the past couple of weeks I’ve been seeing ads for these new breakfast cups where you just crack an egg into the cup, which contains a mix of meat and...
recipes - 2018-04-15 16:05:49
Easiest Burrito Bowl Meal Prep

Easiest Burrito Bowl Meal Prep

I have really been craving burrito bowls, so I decided to highlight them in the meal prep series this week. If you’re a meal prep pro, you’re probably very familiar with burrito bowls. They’re often the first meal the people learn...
recipes - 2018-04-09 16:06:36
Ratatouille Frittata

Ratatouille Frittata

My brain is a couple months ahead and I’m so ready for summer, so I’m going to break out a couple summer vegetable recipes now instead of waiting. I just can’t wait any longer. I need summer freshness. Thankfully we live in a day...
recipes - 2018-04-06 16:05:50
Spinach Chickpea and Quinoa Salad

Spinach Chickpea and Quinoa Salad

This salad is SUPER basic, but I literally ate it every day last week and will happily be eating it again all this week, so I think that alone makes it worth sharing. The great thing about this Spinach Chickpea and Quinoa Salad is that it holds up...
recipes - 2018-04-04 16:05:06
16 Brunch Recipes for Easter and Beyond

16 Brunch Recipes for Easter and Beyond

Hey guys! Easter is coming up this weekend and I know a lot of people cook a big Easter brunch, so I thought I’d round up some of my favorite recipes for brunch. Brunch is actually one of my favorite things. Not going out to brunch, but...
recipes - 2018-03-30 16:06:45
Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal

Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal

I’ve tried making a Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal a few times in the past, but I’ve never gotten it quite right until today. It has been a long time in the making, so I’m very excited to finally add the Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal to my...
recipes - 2018-03-29 16:05:18
Scallion Herb Cream Cheese Spread

Scallion Herb Cream Cheese Spread

Three things that I buy almost every week are fresh parsley, cilantro, and green onions. They’re almost always less than a dollar each , but add so much flavor and color to my meals, that they’re worth buying even if I can’t use...
recipes - 2018-03-27 16:08:19
Pork & Peanut Dragon Noodle Meal Prep

Pork & Peanut Dragon Noodle Meal Prep

My meal prep this week was soooo good you guys! It’s just two recipes, but totally delicious and with tons of flavor (and fiber, lol). I made a video for my Pork and Peanut Dragon Noodles this week, so I decided to make that the base for my...
recipes - 2018-03-26 16:06:47
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