asian · Chicken · Snack

Thai Peanut Chicken Pinwheels

Starbucks has really upped its game when it comes to selling food. I remember when Starbucks only sold coffee. No food, no snacks. Nada. Now, you can almost eat every meal at Starbucks (if you have the dough). I've become a fan of their quinoa salad and spinach-feta-and-egg-white wraps. But a few years ago, it… Continue reading Thai Peanut Chicken Pinwheels

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

one pot · pork · soup

Chipotle Pork and Sweet Potato Stew

A miniature staycation can be just what the doctor ordered. Burnt out? Overwhelmed by housework? Stressed to the max? People aggravating you at work? I recommend taking an extended weekend. It will help you catch back up on housework and give you a nice reprieve from your job. I worked the Christmas and New Year's… Continue reading Chipotle Pork and Sweet Potato Stew

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