Make Ahead Freezer Burritos

Make Ahead Freezer Burritos

Make Ahead Freezer Burritos These make ahead freezer burritos are a lifesaver. Easy and reasonably fast to make, they are perfect for a quick breakfast or dinner for the family or yourself on a solo night. I often try to eat paleo or healthier, or 

Fresh Herb and Walnut Pesto

Fresh Herb and Walnut Pesto

Pesto is a bright green sauce that is Italian in origin, specifically from Genoa. Traditionally, this sauce consists of fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts, and a hard cheese such as parmesan or pecorino. I grew up eating this green sauce, as my mom made it 

Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole

Loaded Mashed Cauliflower Casserole

This loaded mashed cauliflower casserole is the perfect low carb substitute for loaded mashed potatoes. It was my sister’s idea to make this, and what a great idea it was! I see a lot of loaded cauliflower casserole recipes, but they never have mashed cauliflower. 

Green Chimichurri Sauce

Green Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri is a green sauce that is generally made from fresh oregano, parsley, garlic, olive oil, red wine vinegar, and crushed red peppers. In this version, I have added fresh mint for extra flavor. This bright green tangy Chimichurri sauce is excellent as a marinade, 

Cast Iron Skillet Steak

Cast Iron Skillet Steak

Steak is one of my favorite dinners, and I can almost always eat it. Lately I have been cooking my steaks on a cast iron skillet, and now I wouldn’t want it any other way. We live in an apartment complex in Arizona. It’s the 

One-Pot Mac and Cheese

One-Pot Mac and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese rarely disappoints at any age. A comfort food, creamy, cheesy, and a great vessel for other foods. A perfect side to almost any entrée. Warm, welcoming, and brings back memories that make you feel like you’re at home. Whether you make it 

Sweet and Smoky BBQ Ribs

Sweet and Smoky BBQ Ribs

For National BBQ Day I am making BBQ pork ribs, along with a homemade dry rub AND BBQ sauce! I don’t know where you are, but I’m in Arizona where it’s HOT! At 111 degrees, I plan to stay inside and cook in the air 

Sweet and Smoky BBQ Sauce

Sweet and Smoky BBQ Sauce

This Sweet and Smoky BBQ Sauce is a staple in our house. BBQ is one of my favorite things to eat, and fanatics know that good BBQ can be hard to come by. I’m a fan of sauces, so of course I had to make 

Chicken Herb Meatballs

Chicken Herb Meatballs

I’m really into meatballs lately. Before I was never a huge fan, but the more I experiment with them the more I love them. I like that they have so many different variations, and so many ways to eat them. Any flavor combination works, and 

Roasted Vegetables with Vinaigrette

Roasted Vegetables with Vinaigrette

If you are human, you know how difficult it can be to get your daily dose of vegetables. Even if you’re an adult and love broccoli like I do, vegetables can still get boring. When I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, I adopted an AIP 

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Apparently my 11-year-old nephew is becoming quite intrigued with cooking. Of course, as a cooking aunt, I was elated and wanted to find something he would love to cook! He wanted to start with a pasta dish, and we landed on Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta. 

Paleo Ground Beef and Cabbage

Paleo Ground Beef and Cabbage

Ground beef and cabbage sounds a little old school, doesn’t it? It’s almost like deconstructed cabbage rolls or sounds like something grandma used to make. I have added this dish to my repertoire and have started making it quite often. It’s easy, delicious, and kind 

Egg Roll in a Bowl

Egg Roll in a Bowl

Egg roll in a bowl. Unrolled egg roll. One pan egg roll. So many names, but they all resemble the same dish. I don’t know why I haven’t made this before, but I’m definitely adding it to my list of regulars. It is easy, quick, 

Marinated Greek Chicken

Marinated Greek Chicken

This Greek Chicken recipe is amazing and so versatile. The Greek yogurt helps to tenderize the chicken and keep it moist, while the herbs give it mouthwatering flavor. This chicken is best when marinated overnight, but you can marinate it for a shorter period if 

Dutch Oven Collard Greens

Dutch Oven Collard Greens

Collard greens are probably my favorite Southern comfort food. I’m not from the South, and I haven’t spent any time there. So, technically, I’ve never had REAL collard greens. Despite that fact, I still absolutely LOVE my recipe for them. My mom first cooked my