healthy chicken wild rice casserole

This is cold-weather comfort food at it’s finest. This is your winter dinner go-to. This is a wholesome comfort food casserole. This is Healthy Chicken Wild Rice Casserole. So – what have we got going on here, exactly? A bunch of real, wholesome, good-for-you ingredients like butternut squash, wild rice, chicken, onion, a lil parmesan cheese and a handful of spices. Yummo.…

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instant pot beef stew

The weather is cold enough now that I feel like it’s actually appropriate for me to be making stews and soups. Exhibit A 👆🏻 (Also see Chicken Gnocchi Soup + Vegetable Beef Soup for Exhibits B and C) Beef stew, get in my bell-ay. This is (one of the many reasons) why I love winter. Warm, hearty soul-feeding soups and…

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instant pot pulled pork

Pulled pork is a staple round our place. It’s one of the few ways I will eat pork (yes I know, I’m a strange person) and Grant loves any and all types of meat – bonus points if barbecue sauce is involved. Naturally, pulled pork WITH barbecue sauce is a hit. Fun fact: Barbecue sauce + me were not friends until Grant…

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instant pot mac ‘n cheese

Can we talk about mac ’n cheese for a minute? It’s the ultimate nostalgic-childhood-comfort food. It’s something we probably all know how to make (yes, even those of us who seem to have been skipped over when they were handing out the cooking glands).  It’s something we all love. Here’s the thing you didn’t know – it’s SUPER MEGA EASY…

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instant pot salsa chicken

  I’m jumping on the Instant Pot bandwagon (affiliate link), and I’m not one bit sorry about it. Why’s that? I was able to make this for dinner in just 15 minutes. Whattttttt? It’s healthy, delicious, picky-eater-approved, and most importantly, FAST. For those of you who are a little intimidated by the Instant Pot – like I was – don’t…

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chicken gnocchi soup

In the fall (and winter) I live off of soup and soup alone. Well not really, but you get the point. I love me some soup. Add some gnocchi to a pot of creamy soup and you’ve got the most wonderful combination. This recipe is super easy and requires simple ingredients – onions, celery, carrots, broth. And gnocchi. If gnocchi…

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one-pan chicken + veggie dinner

This is probably the easiest dinner you’ll ever make. No joke – it only takes bell peppers, pineapple, chicken, onion, and a handful of spices. It’s a little dinnertime-miracle in a pan. Take the photo above – add 25 minutes, and — Magic. But, in all seriousness – I want to share recipes that you will ACTUALLY make and that…

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fall bowls

Is it too early for squash yet? Nope, definitely not. (Fall lover here, I’m just getting warmed up.) I stumbled upon this recipe in college. (Really, it was just the result of me cooking random ingredients that I had on hand and mixing said random ingredients in a bowl together.) It was pretty inexpensive + easy to make. And, great…

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vegetable beef soup + cheddar herb biscuits

And so we return to that most glorious of kitchen appliances, the crock pot. Growing up, whenever I saw that round white pot come out from under the cabinet to take it’s regular spot on the counter, I knew magical things were in store for dinner. I’m probably making crock pots sound more glamorous than they are, but you can’t…

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grilled flatbread pizzas

Guys. I love pizza. Grant loves pizza. We make pizza in a cast-iron skillet. We make pizza on a pizza stone. We make pizza on the grill. We make personal pizzas. WE MAKE ALL THE PIZZA! I especially love super-easy homemade pizza. Give me some cheese + black olives and I’m set. Pleaseeee please tell me that you like black…

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