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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


About 10 years ago now, I was introduced to naan bread by a co-worker, and I wondered where this sweet goodness had been all my life. There is just something about munching away on a fresh, warm piece of homemade naan bread that cannot be beat. There are so many unconventional ways to use it Read more


Best EVER Homemade Cornbread Recipe

Cornbread with bowl of chili

Y’all. Y’ALL. I am about to share literally one of my very most favorite recipes of all time. This sweet, thick, buttery cornbread is literally melt-in-your-mouth goodness that everyone needs in their life. Pair it with some homemade chili and you’ve got the fixins for the ultimate hearty meal. Now I have to make a Read more


Homemade 2-Ingredient Balsamic Glaze

Sweet and tangy and amazing….balsamic glaze is something I discovered far too late in life. Like….how did I not know this existed?!?! This is one of those handy dandy recipes to have up your sleeve for a rainy day. Or a summery day. Or a quaratine day. But really…you will love it on any old Read more


Easy Tomato Basil Pasta Salad Recipe

tomato basil pasta in bowl

Where are all my pasta lovers at?! I confess, I’m that weirdo who doesn’t really care for too many pasta dishes, but this Tomato Basil Pasta has my heart….mostly because it combines my three favorite words: Easy. Cheap. Delicious. I’ve been making this “recipe” for years now, and it packs a huge punch of flavor Read more


Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix

ranch dip in bowl

Let’s be honest…..if you live in the good old US of A, chances are you have a major addiction to Ranch dressing. It’s an essential sidekick to everything!  Pizza or wings, veggies or salad…bring on the ranch!  And what’s not to love about that creamy goodness?  It’s an explosion of flavor that makes your tastebuds do Read more


Easy Homemade French Bread Recipe

homemade french bread

Is anyone else addicted to carbs? I know it’s kind of the trendy thing right now to eat low-carb, but apparently I’m just not trendy. And I’m really okay with that. Everything in moderation, right? So if you’re a carb-lover like I am, then let’s go on a little adventure together and make some fresh Read more


20 Fresh Fruit Salads for Summer

Fresh, local fruits and vegetables is one of my favorite perks of summer. I love shopping at Farmer’s Markets and picking produce from my own backyard. With such a great selection of fresh produce, it’s easy to throw together a simple fruit salad for a barbecue, potluck or picnic. Here are 20 unique and easy Read more