My Kitchen Faves!

I have rounded up my top 20 most used & wish list kitchen items. Any of these items would be perfect for the cook in your family or even someone who is ready to test out their skills in the kitchen! Disclaimer: some of these items are pricey, but the thing to remember about kitchen…

All Things Spices

I wanted to write this post because I know we all have a lot of trouble seasoning our dishes. And yes, it is OK to measure BUT who wants to get out measuring spoons every time you’re cooking? Baking, YES you must measure, but in my opinion that is the beauty of cooking. No need…

Quinoa Enchilada Bake

If you want a quick, easy and healthy meal this is it!! This came together in about 5 minutes and bakes for 20. It is a dumb and bake dish, which is right up my ally! It is so flavorful you wouldn’t know it was healthy and easy! If you aren’t a fan of quinoa…

Broccoli Cheddar Spaghetti Squash Boats

Want something comforting AND low calorie?! This is your meal!! So fulfilling and so easy it will become your new favorite dish!! Not to mention it feeds a big family!! Definitely give this one a try!! Also, what other meals do you make with spaghetti squash?! I love that it is so versatile!! I’ve used…

Fried Pork Chops

Y’all, I have never made these before and I was missing out! These are so yummy, easy and totally crave worthy! Three ingredients (plus spices) and you can get dinner on the table in less than 20 minutes!! You have got to try these! Don’t forget to check out the brown gravy recipe (here). You…

Simple Brown Gravy

I LOVE brown gravy!!!! It’s my favorite on meatloaf, mashed potatoes, turkey, and of course anything for Thanksgiving!!! I used to make it with a package, I know not like me AT ALL, but honestly this is 10,000 times better!! Give this a try it was so easy and you know whats in it 😉…

Lasagna Roll Ups

These are the perfect quick weeknight recipe!! I love that you can make them ahead of time, put them in the fridge and bake them when you’re ready!! These are just like traditional lasagna but just so much more fun! Give these a try! Ingredients– 1/2 lb lasagna noodles– 1/2 lb Italian sausage– 1 cup…

Pulled Pork Nachos

These nachos really hit the spot! Serve them for your next tailgate or make them and eat them all by yourself like I may or may not have done 🙂 I made a huge batch of pulled pork and just had to do some nachos!! Give these a try! Ingredients– tortilla chips– pulled pork (recipe…

Comforting Beans and Cornbread

This 100% reminds me of cold nights when I was a kid! My mom used to make this and it was always one of my favorite meals! Tastes like you put all the LOVE into it but really it is super simple!! The beans do need to cook for a while to get some great…

Simple and Crunchy Slaw

I only like slaw in certain situations, and I believe a BBQ & tacos are definitely one of those situations! The best thing about slaw is that you can make it a day or two in advance and it just gets better with time! When the flavors have time to develop it is so so…