• Easy Caprese Bites with A Balsamic Drizzle

    Springtime generally signals the beginning of cookout season and I’m always looking for dishes to bring along that are outside of your traditional potato salad, baked beans, and macaroni salad. These Caprese bites are very simple to prepare and offer…

  • 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…

  • Easy Italian Bread In Your Stand Mixer

    There’s nothing my family enjoys more than a loaf of fresh baked bread anytime of the day. We all enjoy the way it makes our fifth wheel smell as well as the different tastes and textures we can create depending…

  • Salted Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites

    Lately I have been feeling as though we are in a snack/dessert rut. It seems as though it’s always the same thing: cake, ice cream, cookies, or a sweet cereal to curb that sweet tooth after dinner and before bed.…

  • 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…

  • Simple Hard Boiled Eggs in Your Instant Pot

    For the last few years I have tried every tip and trick available on the internet to create the perfect hard boiled egg. From baking soda, to vinegar, to immediate ice bath, if it’s out there, I have failed at…

  • 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…

  • Banana Pudding Cheesecake

    Banana Pudding Cheesecake Written by Guest Blogger Erin K. Courtney   If you’re from the South or familiar with our food down here, you’ll know that Banana Pudding is something we don’t mess around with. We mean serious business, and…

  • 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…

  • Italian Dunkers with Homemade Dipping Sauce

        This is one recipe that takes me back to my childhood. Italian Dunkers were almost a weekly staple at my school and the only day I took extra money so I could purchase a double lunch. They are…