• Zucchini Baked Ziti — Healthy, Low Carb!

    A few years ago the “zoodles” craze hit the world. I wasn’t ever able to get into it for some reason, but when I found this ziti recipe that replaces the noodles with sliced zucchini, I immediately jumped on board.…

  • Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes

    To me, September signals the start of the autumn season and happiness all around for myself. I love the look and smell of the falling leaves, and really look forward to the cooler weather. My family, on the other hand,…

  • Pierogi Hamburger Sliders

    Lately my husband and I have been trying to get more creative with our cooking. We’ve fallen into the bland rut that consists of the same meals on rotation. Since we’ve also been trying to utilize our grill more (yay…

  • Hamburger Stroganoff in the Instant Pot

    Hot summer days living in a 42′ fifth wheel camper mean I don’t really want to use my oven a whole lot. Even running the stove to boil water for 15 minutes increases the temperature inside our home dramatically. This…

  • Mouthwatering Mushroom Chicken in the Instant Pot

    It has been so insanely hot here in Western North Carolina lately that I have been trying to utilize my Instant Pot more frequently. Here’s a simple dish that takes no time to make. Your family will love it! Ingredients:…

  • Turkey & Quinoa Tacos in a Lettuce Shell

    As a mama on a budget I am always looking for ways to stretch our food in the healthiest way possible. Tacos are a favorite for us so I decided to swap the shell out for a piece of butterhead…

  • Semi-Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

    This recipe was discovered when I cooked a 15-lb turkey for only three people. I had so many leftovers and had no clue what to do with them all! After having our fill of at least a dozen other turkey…

  • Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

        We woke up to pouring rain and a tornado watch here in South Western North Carolina. Whenever it rains I’m suddenly in the mood for some sort of soup or chili. My entire family loves a good hearty…

  • Maple Glazed Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

      Sweet potatoes are a staple in our house. My daughter loves to eat them raw and since they’re packed full of so many vitamins, I just can’t say no. This chicken and sweet potato concoction is perfect with the…