Turkey Bolognese

This turkey bolognese is the perfect meat sauce for your favorite pasta. It only takes a few ingredients to make this delicious sauce that’ll keep you full! Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1lb ground turkey 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 3 cups marinara sauce…

Slow Cooker Black Bean and Chicken Enchiladas

I love a good slow cooker recipe, and this one is a keeper. Just 4 hours in the crock pot and 20 minutes in the oven and you have quick, easy, and delicious black bean chicken enchiladas. Ingredients 1.5-2lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast 1 16oz jar guacamole salsa (I use Herdez mild) 1tbs olive oil…

Authentic Italian-Style Mushroom Risotto

This is a fantastic recipe. It’s a tad time consuming and a little involved, but the end result is absolutely worth it if you have a half hour of time to spare. Turn on your favorite podcast, grab a beverage of choice (I recommend the white wine you’re using for the recipe), and prepare to…

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

This banana bread is easy, delicious, and most importantly — made in ONE BOWL. Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas 1/3 cup melted butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 whisked egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2 cups flour Pinch of salt 2/3 cup chocolate chips (I use milk chocolate) Directions: Preheat oven to…

Shredded Chicken Two Ways

Phew it has been a minute since I’ve posted anything on here! It’s been an exciting few months as we adjust to life as parents amid a global pandemic. We’ve had some really exciting moments as Laidy has hit new milestones and brightened up our world in general just by being her adorable little self….

Introducing Laidy Mae

Corey and I welcomed the most perfect little girl into our family a little over a month ago and we couldn’t be more in love with her. Adelaide Mae is the best baby we could ask for and is a perfect fit for our family. We’re finally getting into the groove of this whole ‘parenting’…

Simple Sides – Brussels Sprouts

Ya’ll. I love roasted Brussels sprouts. I could honestly eat them every single day. They’re SUPER easy to make and keep well in the fridge for a few days. Sprinkle a little bit of sea salt on these suckers and they actually TASTE LIKE FRENCH FRIES. If you’re looking for a super simple side to…

Simple Sides – Oven-Roasted Root Vegetables

We have a Friendsgiving celebration with Corey’s high school friends each year on the day after Thanksgiving. It’s a pretty big deal in our friend group. Everyone gets dressed up and brings an assigned dish (or two) and we all gather at a house to spend the day together. We travel a lot for the…

Homemade Balsamic Dressing

The semester has come to an end.  It’s finally summer.  And that means I can jump back in to cooking (almost) every night. And posting my favorite recipes on this site, of course. I’ll be sharing some of the recipes we lived off of this spring (like my buffalo chickpea wrap — my favorite wrap…

Iceland 101

When we found round-trip tickets to Iceland for a few hundred bucks, we knew we couldn’t pass up the chance to visit one of our must-see destinations.  The only catch was that we’d be visiting Iceland in December, which doesn’t seem to be one of the most popular times of year to visit this unique…