Baked BBQ Drumsticks & Wings!

Happy Sunday y’all! I hope you’ve had a relaxing & fun weekend. I don’t know about you, but I like to keep Sundays chill. They’re for sleeping in, cooking, and, of course this time of year, football! Ok ok, I’m not a die-hard football fan, but I do love spending the day with friends, relaxing…

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes!

Mmmmm. See those creamy mashed potatoes? Oh wait, guess what? They’re made from cauliflower!! That’s right– it’s a super creamy, flavorful, HEALTHY cauliflower mash. That looks and tastes just like mashed potatoes. The ingredients? Cauliflower, plain Greek yogurt, seasonings, and.. that’s it!! They taste so indulgent and yet are so good for you. Let’s make ’em! You’ll want…

Crock-pot Cranberry Apple Thyme Chicken w/ Roasted Brussel Sprouts

  This month’s Improv Challenge: create a red and green themed recipe. (Thanks, Lesa of Edesia’s Notebook!) Challenge Accepted. Enter: Crock-pot cranberry apple thyme chicken with oven-roasted brussel sprouts. I recently was given a crock-pot and let me tell you, it is now one of my most used kitchen gadgets. It’s so easy!! And so delicious….

Healthy Spicy Shrimp & Chicken Sausage Gumbo

Want a spicy, tasty, easy, & healthy dinner? Lookin’ to mix up your lunch? Tired of salad, but still want a protein-and-veggie packed meal? If you answered yes to any of these questions, keep reading. This may not technically be a gumbo– that’s just what I can most assimilate it to. In reality, it’s a…

Spicy Healthy Sriracha Chicken!

I love sriracha. On chicken, on eggs, on french fries, in hummus, in salad dressing, on hot dogs, on hamburgers, in bloody marys…you get the picture. This sriracha chicken recipe is inspired by the Spicy Sriracha Chicken recipe on Marla Meridith’s blog Family Fresh Cooking. Check her out– she has some great stuff over there!!…

Tuscan Chicken w/ Mushrooms & Sundried Tomatoes!

Lookin’ for a tasty, easy, healthy, & delicious dinner recipe?! I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for recipes like that. My best friend from college was coming over Friday for dinner, which gave me the extra omph to find something new to make. I knew I wanted it to be healthy, but…

Chicken Enchilada Night! Cheesy & Healthy! (Yes, you can have both!)

Thinking about having a fiesta?! You will now that you can serve these! Chicken Enchilada Casserole! It’s cheesy, it’s flavorful, it’s great for a crowd, and it’s healthy! The enchilada sauce is made from scratch as well. None of it is too hard, but does take a bit of prep. Totally worth it, trust me….

Homemade Guac & Chicken Taco Crisps!

Looking for flavorful, balanced, crowd-pleasing recipes to cook for a complete Mexican-inspired dinner? I made dinner for a couple of friends this weekend. See? There they are! And there is our deeelicious meal! Starter: Guacamole with Baked Tortilla Chips This was my first time making guacamole from scratch. If you like guac, you’ll want to…

Day-After-Thanksgiving Dinner!

What do you do when there aren’t any Thanksgiving leftovers??? My family and I went to my Aunt’s house for Thanksgiving. Thus, no leftovers at our house! What to do the day after Thanksgiving without turkey?! Well, you have to make something else! I volunteered to make dinner, and decided to make a few new…

Cheese-Filled Pretzel Bites!

Want to make a fun, tasty snack!? I recently purchased a bread machine and I’ve been testing out different things to make with it. This time, I made pretzel dough in it! Nice soft, chewy pretzel bites! The cheese-filled part didn’t work exactly as I had imagined. Next time, I will wrap the pretzel dough…