holiday · Salad · vegetarian

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

There's just something about sweet potatoes. I'm guessing it's the carby one-two punch. First, you get a potato. Second, you inject it with sugar. How could anything go wrong?! I've been going to town on some sweet potatoes lately. Tomorrow is our work Thanksgiving potluck, and guess what I'm bringing? Yep: sweet potatoes. My favorite… Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

dinner · entree · italian · one pan

Creamy Gnocchi & Sausage Skillet

There's a chance, albeit a brief, fleeting chance...that OKC gets its FIRST SNOW today! We'll get a trace amount. It probably won't stick to the ground. But I AM LIVING FOR IT. I've been beaming ear-to-ear since Monday. The clouds haven't stopped blanketing the sky since then, and it's been cold, drizzly and dreary...but THIS… Continue reading Creamy Gnocchi & Sausage Skillet

dinner · entree · soup

Sausage, White Bean & Spinach Soup

A simple road trip can never be simple in my family. After two decades of traversing all over the West and Southeast with my parents, I've used a bit of that nostalgia when it comes to doing road trips with my husband. I'll plot scenic detours and edible destinations along the way. I'll research the… Continue reading Sausage, White Bean & Spinach Soup

Dessert · Snack · sweet

Stovetop Cinnamon Apples

Is there anything more "fall" than apples and cinnamon? Maybe pumpkin. Maybe the crunchy leaves under your boot steps. But there's something so heartwarming and magical about eating cinnamon apple flavored things when fall is here. Apple-picking is far out of our grasp in Oklahoma, but that doesn't mean we can't pretend like the apples… Continue reading Stovetop Cinnamon Apples