Crispy Smashed Potatoes

I wanted to try a new kind of potato and I have been experimenting with these smashed potatoes a bit. We usually stick to either baked or mashed, and these are a really delicious (and easy) combination of the two. Ingredients 25-30 mini potatoes 2 tbs olive oil 2 tbs butter 6 cloves of garlic, […]

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Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board

Happy First Day of Christmas, everyone! (I mean, it’s the day after Thanksgiving so it’s officially Christmastime, right?) I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Our holiday was a bit more quiet than usual, but the food was just as delicious as always. With that all being said, after dinner is cleaned up on […]

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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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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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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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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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