Tell Me I’m Pretty and Feed Me Tacos…

Tacos CAN buy happiness. Passing along some inspiration for your next “Taco Tuesday”. Sometimes it is okay to eat your feelings… especially with your eating something inexpensive and healthy. SHRIMP TACOS WITH JALAPEÑO SLAW AND PICKLED ONIONS THESE TACOS COME TOGETHER SO QUICK AND EASY, YOU’LL EVEN HAVE TIME TO MAKE A MARGARITA!  INGREDIENTS 1 medium red…

God Bless Potatoes!

Potatoes are an extremely economic food source, and very versatile. Currently, in my local market, 10lb bags are on sale for $4.99! Below are some of my favorite potato recipes, hopefully you like them! Cheers! PS…I found some interesting facts about potatoes on a blog I recently found (recommend https://www.onehundreddollarsamonth.com/) It seems there are other…

Ever Made a Hot Chocolate Bar?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—hot chocolate season! And there’s no better way to celebrate than with a hot chocolate bar. It’s not only the perfect pairing for at-home cookie exchanges or gingerbread house decorating parties, but it’s also easy to adapt to any party size. Here’s how you can spread some cheer…

One-Pot Chicken and Gnocchi

We have a tradition of “Sunday Supper” in our family. It’s a lot of fun…usually a little “fancier” than the run-of-the-mill week night (we even drink water from wine glasses 😉). Anywho, tonight was one of my favorites! Enjoy! INGREDIENTS 2   slices bacon, cut into ½” (1-cm) pieces 6   boneless, skinless chicken thighs (4 oz./125…

“What’s Poppin’” Stuffed Chicken

Do you ever get tired of basic chicken recipes? We have done a lot of grilling this summer (which is good and fun, but we were tired of the usual grilled chicken and needed a break) These turned out really well, I recommend trying them! This recipe can easily be adjusted for personal taste. Like…

I’m back! With “Guilt Free Mexican 7-Layer Dip”!

It’s been a while since I have blogged any recipes. I started a new job last year in May, which required a lot of travel in the first year…so I slacked. However, things have really settled out well now – and I’m home a lot more and back in the kitchen! This time with cool…

Eat-Your-Feelings Szechuan Chicken and Rice (Slowcooker)

I love Chinese takeout. A lot. Especially if it’s been a crazy or stressful day. It’s by far my favorite comfort food group, and my favorite thing to eat as I binge watch Netflix. That being said, my WW points definitely do not like takeout! This Szechuan Chicken is a great substitute and ZERO points…

Dude-These-Good Stuffed Bell Peppers (Kid Approved)

The first question I’m asked as the kids come home one-by-one is… you guessed it…”What’s for dinner?”! When I told them yesterday we were having stuffed bell peppers I saw the look of fear in their eyes. I got a million questions. “What’s in them?”, “Do I have to eat the pepper part?”, “Why?”. Needless…