It’s no secret that I love pancakes. I mean, there are already 28 pancake recipes on the blog! Lately, I’ve been really into Kodiak Cakes Protein Packed Pancake Mix (the chocolate one is good too!). I’m not   Read More ...

A couple weeks ago, our Jamestown friends and family threw us an awesome Adventure Themed Baby Shower! (Our Maryville friends/family are throwing us a shower too in a couple weeks.) My mom asked me what   Read More ...

My mom made an angel food cake, and I hated to just toss the egg yolks so naturally I decided to make lemon curd ;). And then I decided to make a coconut cake and some coconut cream cheese frosting to go with the curd…obviously. Haha! This is my new   Read More ...

You’ve probably had cream cheese mints at a baby shower, bridal shower, or maybe a wedding. They are melt-in-your-mouth and a great way to end any celebration, in my opinion. I made them for our gender reveal, but am just now getting around to posting the recipe….only 3 months later   Read More ...

I promise I’m not going to turn my blog into an instant pot/pressure cooking blog…although here I am with another instant pot recipe! Haha I guess I’m on an instant pot kick. Well, actually I’m on a super-easy-and-fast dinner recipe kick.🤷🏼‍♀️ Yes, the instant pot can save time but what   Read More ...

I love apple desserts. Actually, I love APPLES. The End. Like seriously, they might be my favorite fruit – bonus points for being cheap (and tasty) year round and perfect for baking =). These Apple Streusel Bars are the perfect combination of apple pie and apple crisp/streusel – in bar form. The   Read More ...

Do you have an instant pot? I’ve had mine for a couple years now, and while I don’t use it every day (or even every week) I have found a few things that I love to cook in it – roast (for a quicker, weeknight version), any recipe that requires   Read More ...

I know you are probably thinking, “Avocado chocolate mousse?? Um, is she crazy?! Sounds gross!“. I thought it sounded pretty strange at first too! And no, I’m not crazy…at least I don’t think that I am anyway! Haha =) Avocados are a strange fruit. It’s like they won’t be ripe   Read More ...

A few weeks ago, my friends and I had a “girls weekend”. It was a great, fun-filled weekend with lots of delicious food! Saturday started with brunch at Wild Eggs – a new-to-me restaurant here in Knoxville. It’s a breakfast, brunch, lunch restaurant and it was so good! Everything on   Read More ...

I already have a great recipe for Spicy Black Bean Chili here on the blog, but when I spotted this recipe for The BEST Black Bean Chili over at Gimme Some Oven, I knew I had to give it a try anyway! I decided to make a few tweaks though –   Read More ...