I'm wiped, and it's only Tuesday. I pumped up the incline on my treadmill this morning and sweat BUCKETS. Literally buckets were pouring off of me. I don't know why I really wanted to push it to the max this morning---maybe because I'm working all week? Literally. I work 7 days this week! It's okay… Continue reading Easy Skillet Chili Mac
When we visited Bozeman, Montana this summer Rob and I stumbled upon a cute and quirky little spice shop. I loaded up with all the spice blends that smelled the best (an incredible garlic and herb one, plus Italian seasoning) and then got things I needed but couldn't easily find in OKC (aji amarillo chile… Continue reading Kung Pao Chicken
Sometimes, I get so in the mood when I'm cooking, I forget to put ingredients into a dish. Thankfully it's never happened with something essential to a recipe, like baking soda in a cake or eggs in a meatloaf...but I do have this tendency to leave out benign ingredients like garnishes or herbs. I left… Continue reading Chicken & Greens Stir Fry
We're in for the home stretch for the holiday week. Thanksgiving is in t-minus three days, and most people are planning on heading home to spend the holiday with their loved ones. Not me, though. I really wanted to get Christmas off this year and that meant foregoing Thanksgiving. I'm okay with that. I've worked… Continue reading 30 Minute Sheet Pan Sausage Dinner
Red pepper sauce is one of the easiest of all sauces to make, and it tastes so good baked with chicken breast & goat cheese.
I originally wasn't going to take pictures/post this recipe. You see at least a trillion copycat P.F. Chang's chicken lettuce wraps on Pinterest when scrolling through boards. However, I think mine is the best of all. I'm sure other people think the same thing, but I'm not kidding---these are incredible. The best part? It only… Continue reading 15 Minute Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps
It's the dog days of winter around here. That's a phrase, right? Waning sunlight and lots of afternoon naps. Bolo enjoys curling up in his new cat tree we got him. I wish I had a human tree I could curl up in... I've been baking a lot lately. There's something warm and inviting when… Continue reading Apple Cheesecake Muffins