Chicken · dinner · entree · Salad

Southwestern Chicken Salad

I like making big batches of food whenever I get the chance. Since I mealprep on Sundays, that's easy to do. Meal prepping is all about cooking in big batches and divvying it up throughout the week. Casseroles, sheetpan meals, and skillet dinners are perfect for it. Then, there's meal prepping salads. You can't really… Continue reading Southwestern Chicken Salad

baking · cookies · holiday

Rice Krispie Cookies

What do you get when you mix oatmeal, chocolate chips, coconut and Rice Krispies together? A mega-awesome cookie, that's what. Maybe I should actually call this "kitchen sink cookies" since there's so many random ingredients inside. This recipe hails from the same Atchison, Kansas Methodist cookbook that I used for my peanut butter blossoms. I… Continue reading Rice Krispie Cookies

entree · fish · Mexican · seafood

Fish Taco Salad with Shrimp & Avocado Salsa

I find Mexican food comforting in these trying times. It's not so much the days are hard to get through, but any time I feel super stressed out or have had a bad day--Mexican food is there to cure my blues. Usually I would dive head first into a pile of salt tortilla chips and… Continue reading Fish Taco Salad with Shrimp & Avocado Salsa

Sides · vegetable · vegetarian

Spinach & Artichoke Twice-Baked Potatoes

Appetizers are probably the greatest food invention of all time. Seriously, hear me out on this one. Appetizers are basically a prelude to the big musical number. They're the opening monologue of a play that sets the tone for the rest of dinner. Appetizers are the introduction to a meal, and first impressions mean everything.  If there… Continue reading Spinach & Artichoke Twice-Baked Potatoes

Indian · Snack · vegetarian

Curry Kale Chips

It has been one ill-prepared ice storm after another, here in Oklahoma. And by ill-prepared, I mean the storm itself wasn't prepared. Forecasts, meteorologists, even the National Weather Service warned everyone about impending doom...and then? Nothing. Not a speck of ice. Temperatures would hover in the low 30's, but never dip like they were supposed to. Bread,… Continue reading Curry Kale Chips