baking · Sides · vegetable

Honey Mustard Roasted Carrots

Carrots have really fallen out of favor amongst home cooks in recent years. It could be because of how sweet they are, or because a lot of people don't like them. Whatever the reason, carrots aren't typically served as sides in American dinners in 2023. It's a crying shame, honestly. Carrots are so versatile and… Continue reading Honey Mustard Roasted Carrots

entree · Salad · vegetable · vegetarian

Vegetarian Fajita Salad

I'm trying to get back into the habit of incorporating more vegetarian/vegan meals into my diet. I did this a few years ago, but somehow got off track. It's a great way to save some money (especially during this time of heightened food/protein prices) and to dabble in the vegetarian/vegan world without being fully immersed.… Continue reading Vegetarian Fajita Salad

Casserole · Chicken · dinner

Brown Rice & Chicken Enchilada Casserole

New Year, New You, am I right? I hate that phrase. I LOATHE it. It's the same catchphrase that gets used incessantly over the holiday break and it drives me nuts. Sometimes, though, it makes sense. A New Year means a fresh start. A new beginning. The slate is wiped clean and you have 365… Continue reading Brown Rice & Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Appetizer · holiday · Snack

Mini Chicago Deep Dish Pizzas

There's a Christmas Eve tradition in my household: no meals on Christmas Eve. Instead, my family has a "snack night" where hors d'oeuvres are plentiful. Crockpot weenies, pinwheels, fancy cheeses and crackers are typically set out for people to snack on throughout the night. Sometimes, we make specialty cocktails to serve alongside the snacks. This… Continue reading Mini Chicago Deep Dish Pizzas