Cinnamon Apple Muffins

Cinnamon Apple Muffins

After making those Blueberry Oat Muffins the other day, I just could not get enough of muffins. I wasn’t too thrilled about using a fruit that was out of season on those muffins so I thought I’d make a fall treat this time. And these Apple Cinnamon Muffins may have the blueberry ones beat.  Read More

Blueberry Oat Muffins

Blueberry Oat Muffins

I’ve tried a lot of different muffin recipes in the past. Some have been delicious and some have been okay, but none of them have been as satisfying as a classic and traditional blueberry muffin. Greek yogurt additions or gluten-free options are great, but nothing beats a good, old-fashioned Bluberry Oat Muffin.  Read More

Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

It’s that time of year again, which means one thing – Christmas cookies! Over this past Thanksgiving weekend, I huddled into the kitchen with my mom, making batches upon batches of Christmas cookies to freeze and bring to all of our holiday gatherings throughout the month.

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Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

Who says Thanksgiving is over with? After having my grandmother’s pumpkin bars, my mom’s pumpkin soup, and pumpkin pie, I still want to eat more of these satisfying fall dishes. I came across this delicious Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Pie recipe a few weeks ago and decided to try it. It’s better than anything pumpkin I’ve had this year, I cannot get enough!

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Mashed Potato Gnocchi with Turkey Cranberry Alfredo Sauce

Mashed Potato Gnocchi with Turkey Cranberry Alfredo Sauce

Thanksgiving is probably the greatest holiday for American foodies. Whether the highlight for you is your grandma’s famous pies or the leftover sandwiches that you can eat for days, everyone can find food that they love at Thanksgiving. This year is the first year that my parents hosted Thanksgiving dinner at their house, and with that meant tons of leftovers easily packed into our refrigerator. I love leftovers, but I decided to challenge myself to make something interesting while only using what we had in the fridge. After a long day of cooking and hosting yesterday, I made my parents this Mashed Potato Gnocchi with Turkey Cranberry Alfredo Sauce for dinner, and it was a hit.

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Perfect Sloppy Joes

Perfect Sloppy Joes

There are a few meals that bring me back to my childhood in the Midwest, and one of my favorite is the sloppy joe. A delicious sandwich filled with ketchup-y goodness, it’s a classic that is finger-licking good. I’ve been eating pretty well lately and sticking to my tight budget, but I thought I’d indulge in this meaty treat of a sandwich.

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Three Protein Quesadillas

Three Protein Quesadillas

Just like most people, I am trying to save money on my grocery bills while still eating quality ingredients and not starving myself. If you are a big carnivore, you’ve already realized that this is a difficult thing to accomplish. There is one easy way to cut down on your grocery bill without sacrificing your meat cravings.  Read More

Easy, Last Minute Guacamole

Easy, Last Minute Guacamole  So I have a party that I’m going to tonight, and I remembered last minute that I have to bring an appetizer or dish to pass. Yikes. What now? We’ve all been there at some point. Either you forgot or are just too busy to make a show stopping dish for your friend’s latest get together. This easy, last minute guacamole is something that everyone at the party will want to eat. And you won’t get the bad rep of being that guy who always brings a box of store bought cookies. You know who I’m talking about.

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Skinny Mushroom Alfredo

Skinny Mushroom Alfredo

A lot of us are prepping for Thanksgiving in two ways. One, we aren’t going to watch what we eat too much because we know we’ll eat a lot over Thanksgiving anyway, so we might as well start after the holiday. Two, we are trying our best to eat healthy up until Thanksgiving, so we won’t feel as guilty indulging in our favorite holiday desserts that day.

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