Stating the obvious here, but this Pumpkin Black Bean Quinoa Chili isn’t winning any awards for looks ;). Don’t let that scare you off though, it’s really good and super healthy! I debated whether to   Read More ...

I’m taking a break from baking all. the. pies. to bake cookies! =) I’m not exactly in the Christmas spirit yet, but I’m getting there. And Christmas means cookies, right?!?  These cookies are everything you want in a cookie – slightly crispy edges, chewy centers, and a great flavor combination. I   Read More ...

{photo credit} Starting this month’s Life Lately post with the most exciting thing that happened all month! *drum roll please* 😉 I’m heading to Iceland this winter to see the Northern Lights! I’ve been wanting to see them for forever and decided to quit talking about it and make it   Read More ...

I’ve made this recipe over and over, but somehow it never made it to the blog…until now! I made this for dinner last week and posted it on Instagram stories. A friend asked me if the recipe was on my blog. It wasn’t, but I decided it was the perfect   Read More ...

I can’t remember when I’ve been more excited about Thanksgiving y’all. I’m not really sure why. Maybe it’s because I don’t have to work(YAY!!), but whatever the reason I’m just embracing it ;). My family has a very traditional meal, and the menu doesn’t vary much from year to year.   Read More ...

I make pies year-round, but I especially love to bake pies in the fall. Maybe it’s the cooler weather or maybe it’s the holiday season, I don’t really know. All I know is, I love pie! =) I already have a favorite apple pie recipe, but I’m always looking for new   Read More ...

You guys, this soup is SO GOOD! Seriously. The ingredient list is unassuming, but trust me, something magical happens when everything comes together. It’s like chicken noodle soup but kicked up a notch. The fresh greens add a nice bright flavor (and color!). I used a mixture of spinach, kale,   Read More ...

I decided to bake this cake on a whim. I had some leftover baked sweet potatoes, and my first thought was to make pumpkin bread but using sweet potatoes instead of pumpkin. Then, I decided to make sweet potato cake…because cream cheese frosting! 😉 It doesn’t taste like sweet potatoes per   Read More ...

Every fall I get excited for squash season. I love them all – butternut, acorn, spaghetti, you-name-it! I came home from work one night starving. I opened my fridge and saw a spaghetti squash and some cilantro that was nearing the end of its life. I quickly readied my spaghetti   Read More ...

Happy Halloween from Wednesday Addams and Cousin It! Here are a few pictures from our Halloween party this weekend. Jessie and Woody from Toy Story Olympians The Scarecrow and the Tin Man. They won best costume! Minnie Mouse Catboy! He’s been wearing his costume since back in the spring haha.   Read More ...