Chicken Tortilla Soup

Thank goodness for my husband. Friday night, I was enjoying some Angry Orchard cider while planning out this weekend’s meal prep. I had a long list that was pretty exciting – but then he reminded me that we are only in town until Wednesday. Thank goodness he reminded me before I ordered the groceries or… Continue reading Chicken Tortilla Soup


Smokey Bacon Chili

Good morning, ya’ll! It’s another beautiful brisk Minnesota Saturday morning which means that I have warm food on my mind. What is it about fall that makes eating a bowl of ground beef with tomatoes so appealing? In the summer this would just sound gross. This is one of those questions that I have had… Continue reading Smokey Bacon Chili


Sweet Potato Enchilada Chili

I am having a seriously hard time coping with how fast time is flying by. This week went by in a flash, and the weekend went even faster. Can you believe that Christmas is only 10 weeks away? I can’t either. Luckily, my husband is there constantly reminding me. I swear he starts to get… Continue reading Sweet Potato Enchilada Chili


Chicken Sausage Gumbo

I’m baaaack! Have you guys missed me? I have missed you! But the good news is – I have been BUSY. Busy cooking and creating new recipes for you! I did this week’s meal prep a little bit differently, spreading the cooking out over a couple of days instead of doing it all on Sunday.… Continue reading Chicken Sausage Gumbo


Italian Sausage Tortellini Soup

Here’s your bonus recipe! Another perfect recipe for a cool fall day. And, its crazy easy to make. Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup What you need 1LB Mild Italian Sausage (I used pork sausage but I recommend Bilinskis chicken sausage) 32oz beef broth 1-28oz can crushed tomatoes 1 package 3 cheese tortellini 1 small yellow onion,… Continue reading Italian Sausage Tortellini Soup


Chicken Gnocchi Carbonara

Can you believe how fast the weekend comes and goes? There is seriously never enough time. Yesterday I got to watch a friend participate in her first strong man contest. The events included press medleys, atlas stones, and keg toss. It looked so tough but was so fun to watch. I was super impressed by… Continue reading Chicken Gnocchi Carbonara


Chicken Pot Pie Stew. Husband Approved!

September is my favorite month of the year. Not just because it’s my birthday month, but because the weather in September is absolutely perfect. Some days are warm enough to go without a sweater but most are just cool enough. I just adore fall. The weather is cool, the windows are open. September is the… Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie Stew. Husband Approved!


TWO FOR ONE SPECIAL:: Teriyaki Wings AND Traditional Buffalo Wings

You know fall means? Other than boots and sweaters? It means football season. I hate football; with all my heart. Sorry, America. I will spare you all the long, slighty crazy reasons behind my hatred of the game. But what I do like about the season is the excuse to see friends and eat snacks.… Continue reading TWO FOR ONE SPECIAL:: Teriyaki Wings AND Traditional Buffalo Wings


Sizzlin’ Steak Fajitas

Tomorrow is Labor Day, signaling the end of summer. I can’t believe it went so quickly but I also can’t say I’m sad.  Bring on the sweater and boot weather, that’s my absolute favorite time of year. Today I kept looking out the window and seeing how gloomy and rainy it was an expecting not… Continue reading Sizzlin’ Steak Fajitas


Spicy Lime Chicken

You know what’s absurd? Waking up at 6:15am for work. I used to think I would like to be the type of person that was able to wake up, go for a jog, make breakfast, eat breakfast, check e-mails, take a shower, go run an errand, then go to work. I hear those people are… Continue reading Spicy Lime Chicken