Classic (Egg-Free!) Gingerbread Cookies

I have to be honest, before I created this recipe I did not like gingerbread cookies. I always found them to be difficult to make, too spicy, and I am not a huge fan of cinnamon. However, I love to decorate them and gingerbread cookies are a Christmastime essential. I played around with some recipes […]

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The Chicken Meatballs Our Toddler Loves

As our son gets older and moves away from all baby foods, I have been looking for recipes that he will love and that I can make a few days in advance. One of the things I have learned to make is chicken meatballs. I love making them because they are super easy, very healthy […]

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Pepper Steak

Ingredients 1 1/4 lbs flank steak, thinly sliced 3 large peppers, cored and sliced (I usually use two colored and one green, but use whatever you have!) 1 yellow onion, sliced 1 red onion, sliced 3 roma tomatoes, diced 6 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tbs fresh ginger, minced 2 tbs vegetable oil 1 c. […]

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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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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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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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Garlicky Lemon Chicken Breast

This garlicky lemon chicken breast recipe is actually one of my favorite dishes. Not only is it sooooooo easy to make on a busy night, but it is absolutely delicious! I also really like this chicken dish because you can really make any sides to go along with it. Ingredients 4 chicken breasts on the […]

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To or To Not Eat Organic

I remember the first time I ever learned about organic food. I mean, I always heard of organic versus non-organic, but the first time that I ever studied the differences and learned more about the food industry was when I was in high school. My environmental science teacher required us to watch the 2008 documentary […]

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All About Arugula

When this quarantine first began, for some reason I decided that I┬áneeded all of the arugula! I was literally buying it in bulk. Then I realized that arugula’s shelf life is pretty short, so I started experimenting with it in all kinds of dishes, and I am glad I did! Today I am sharing some […]

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Homemade Pickles

I like trying to make homemade pickles because there are so many varieties of flavors to play with. The recipe I am sharing with y’all today has been my favorite so far! Ingredients 3 seedless cucumbers 1 small white onion 1 1/4 c. white vinegar 2 1/2 c. water 1 clove elephant garlic (or, 3 […]

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