Creamy Herb-encrusted Pork tenderLoin

Ingredients …for the pork tenderloin 1 tbs salt 1 tbs pepper 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp thyme 1/2 tsp onion powder 2 tbs olive oil …for the creamy mustard sauce 5 cloves garlic 4 tbs butter 1 tsp thyme 2 tbs flour 1/2 c. half & half 1 c. milk 2 tbs dijon mustard […]

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Trader Joe’s Fall Haul Roundup

Happy Wednesday, everyone! I cannot believe that it is already October 7, meaning that we have now been in October for one whole week. Wow! The time is flying. With that being said, in honor of the first week of October, I have decided to complete my Trader Joe’s Fall Haul Roundup! (As promised.) If […]

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Apple Harvest Chicken

This chicken recipe is perfect for chilly nights after apple picking! (Plus, it’s really easy to make!) Ingredients 6-8 chicken legs 6-8 chicken thighs 2 tbs olive oil 2 tbs butter 2 stalks celery, diced 1 large onion, diced 3 c. apple, diced (Use whatever apples you have! My personal favorite are honey crisp.) 1/4 […]

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Trader Joe’s Fall Haul

For the past few months I have made it my mission to start shopping at Trader Joe’s. That probably sounds super weird, but everyone raves about the goodies they find there and I always find very little that excites me. With all of that being said, I decided to go on a Trader Joe’s fall […]

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Loaded Blue Cheese Salad

I really enjoy making this salad because it is yummy, easy to throw together, and very colorful. Traditionally, blue cheese salads are supposed to be assembled using iceberg lettuce wedges, but I actually personally prefer a chopped green. I find that it absorbs more of the dressing and marries better with the toppings. However, you […]

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Classic (Egg-Free!) Chocolate Chip Cookies

After it was discovered that my son had an egg allergy, like most moms I set out to find egg-free alternatives for our favorite foods. I have created a delicious and egg-free chocolate chip cookie recipe that tastes the same as the good old fashioned ones! Ingredients 1 c. (2 sticks) butter, softened 3/4 c. […]

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Homestyle Chicken Soup

I don’t know about anyone else, but I am kind of over the summer… That probably sounds terrible but if you know me, you know that my favorite season is autumn and I love Halloween, crisp leaves, hot apple cider, horror movies, and everything else that goes along with the season! In honor of my […]

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Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food

I remember the first time that I ever went out for dinner with a boy. The relationship was very new and we were both in high school. I remember the feelings of excitement, wondering to myself if we would kiss, hold hands, live happily ever after, and all of that other puppy love stuff that […]

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Creamy Sausage & Kale Soup

It was a dark and stormy night… so I decided to make my favorite creamy sausage and kale soup! For anyone else in New Jersey, I hope you are all staying safe and dry. Our lights keep flickering so I am hoping to get this post down before we completely lose power. I have never […]

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Easy Corn Salad Recipe

Corn salad is one of my favorite side dishes for a few reasons. First, it is delicious and beautiful. This salad has a great combination of unique flavors, and all of the ingredients are so colorful and really pop on any dish. It’s sweet, savory, bright, fresh, and even somewhat spicy. Secondly, it is ridiculously […]

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