I was craving sweet potato casserole for dayyyssss before I decided to make myself this healthier version. I had planned to use sweet potatoes, but then I spotted a butternut squash in my fridge –   Read More ...

Everyone loves a good chocolate chip cookie. Am I right?? =) I already have several(read–> 20!!!) different versions here on the blog (here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here!), but one can never have   Read More ...

I was craving lasagna but wasn’t in the mood to spend an hour layering pasta and cheese. I wanted something quick and easy! I found several recipes for skillet lasagna and decided to give this one a try. It has all the same components as traditional lasagna, but instead of   Read More ...

I’m re-publishing these pumpkin cupcakes today, because I thought they deserved some new pictures, they are really tasty, and it’s pumpkin season! But do I really need an excuse to make cupcakes? I don’t think so! I’ve tweaked the recipe slightly over the years and I’ve updated it below. Enjoy!   Read More ...

It’s squash season y’all!! I bought all-the-squash at the grocery store this week – butternut, spaghetti, acorn, and delicata. I love them all! I didn’t really have any recipes in mind, so off to google I went….and found a recipe for broccoli cheese spaghetti squash. I had all the ingredients   Read More ...

I got back from Romania earlier this week (more about that later, I promise!). I usually come back from vacation feeling very inspired in the kitchen, but the food in Romania? Umm, not that great in my opinion….womp womp womp… I know, right? Bummer. I think it was pretty much   Read More ...

I have limited experience with eggplant and my brother and cousin still give me a hard time about these eggplant and blue cheese paninis I made for dinner one night in college. They were less than stellar. After that experience, I pretty much gave up on eggplant for a while,   Read More ...

I hesitated to post this because it’s not really a “recipe”, but then I remembered how good it was and decided I had to post it anyway! =) Since I got back from Puerto Rico, I’ve been eating more avocado than ever! Like seriously, I rarely ate avocado before and   Read More ...

Cooler temperatures have arrived here in Tennessee and, for me at least, that means SOUP for dinner! =)  I actually whipped this soup up for myself for lunch last week (but it would be perfect for dinner too). That’s right, I cooked LUNCH. I am officially an old lady…haha! #thisis30 Basically,   Read More ...

I’ve been on a major avocado kick since my trip to Puerto Rico. I’ve always been kind of middle of the road with avocado, but they are definitely growing on me! I came home from work one night last week and went fridge foraging for dinner. I found some zucchini   Read More ...