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One Pot Creamy Tomato Spinach Pasta

creamy tomata spinach pasta topped with parmesan cheese in white bowl

I’m not a huge fan of Italian food. There. I said it. It’s not so much that I don’t like it. It’s okay…it’s just not something I crave. But this creamy tomato spinach pasta has been a part of my meal rotation in some form or another for years. It’s simple and delicious and filling Read more


Healthy Strawberry Chocolate Smoothie

strawberry chocolate smoothie in glass jar with 2 fresh strawberries and 1/2 avocado next to it

Now that the weather is warming up it’s putting me in the mood for smoothies, and nothing quite hits the spot like my favorite strawberry chocolate smoothie. I’ve tried this a couple different ways and it’s delicious no matter what. The Secret to Thick & Creamy Smoothies The secret ingredient is avocado! It just adds Read more

Spicy shrimp tostadas with pineapple salsa and guacamole

Looking for an EASY and delicious meal idea for dinner? Look no further! These spicy Hawaiian shrimp tostadas come together quickly and are sure to be a crowd pleaser. Combining sweet pineapple salsa, savory gaucamole, and spicy shrimp, these tostadas are an amazing flavor sensation that will utterly delight your tastebuds.  Tips for Making Spicy Read more

Bowl of pineapple salsa with fresh pineapple, tomatoes, red onion, jalapeno, cilantro and lime served with chips

It would seem that life has divided people into two distinct categories. Those who will put pineapple on almost anything, and those who will not. I used to belong to the latter. Pretty much felt that pineapple should only be eaten a la carte. But ya’ll, this pineapple salsa is something else! It’s both sweet Read more


Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Recipe

Quick and easy garlic parmesan shrimp with spinach

It’s buttery and garlicky and cheesy and delicious, and it can be on the table in 15 minutes! What is the delectable dish? It’s the stuff dreams are made of….garlic parmesan shrimp! This was a wild hit with the family, and came together so quickly. My favorite kind of meal! I’ve been on a shrimp Read more

Copycat crunchwrap supreme recipe with 7 ingredients - tortilla shells, taco meat, sour cream, cheese sauce, tostadas, lettuce and tomatoes

When I was in my twenties and single, I had an obsession with crunchwraps from Taco Bell. They were just so delicious and filing and fit my meager budget. So I was honestly kind of disappointed in myself when I realized how quick and easy it was to make your own at home. It only Read more


Quick & Easy Pepper Steak Stir Fry

pepper steak stir fry with bell peppers and onions

My husband and I like steak, but our boys aren’t big eaters of that.  And maybe that’s okay given how pricey it can be!  So I like to serve steak when I can pick it up on sale, but we never need too much of it. That’s where this Pepper Steak Stir Fry came in Read more


Okay ya’ll. I have a confession. I might be a little obsessed with French fries. Like, they may not be the healthiest snack or side out there, but they are just so crave-able, dip-able, and delicious! Not to mention there are so many different ways to serve them up! So can we just talk about Read more


Chicken Shawarma (Slow Cooker Recipe)

Crock Pot chicken shawarma served in naan bread with mixed greens, diced tomatoes, red onion and tzatziki sauce

Have you ever heard of chicken shawarma? I’ll be honest. I hadn’t until very recently. I grew up eating your typical American and Italian dishes, and we didn’t really branch out much. But when I was in high school, the people who lived across the street were from India, and the smells that would waft Read more

Homemade spanish rice with a blend of flavorful seasonings, corn, tomatoes, diced green chiles and black beans. Serve with your favorite Mexican dishes

Whenever I get a hankering for a good enchilada or chicken taquitos, one of my go-to side dishes is Spanish rice. It’s one of the typical sides you eat at an authentic Mexican restaurant, and it’s incredibly delicious. One of my friends had tried about a million different recipes for homemade Spanish rice, and didn’t Read more