Chicken · dinner · one pan

Chicken, Black Bean & Sweet Potato Skillet

My grocery pickup order is set and ready to go for tomorrow. I've got a pile of firewood right outside the door waiting to be burned down. Our little homestead is prepared to last this entire, extremely long cold snap. I haven't been outside since Saturday. I'm pretty sure my car is frozen over and… Continue reading Chicken, Black Bean & Sweet Potato Skillet

baking · entree · poultry · turkey

Papa Verde Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I'm all about comfort foods right now. Potatoes, pasta, cookies, you name it. This whole "end of the world" thing has got me feeling a certain type of way. I know we should all be about eating healthy right now since most of us are homebound, but it's really hard given the circumstances. I'm having… Continue reading Papa Verde Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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

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

baking · bbq · Chicken · Mexican

BBQ Chicken & Sweet Potato Layered Enchiladas

Are you noticing a trend lately? A spicy, full-flavored trend? I've been on a Mexican food kick here for the past few weeks. I can't explain it. I guess it was inspired by the Cinco de Mayo holiday last weekend, and it's just continued from there. Most of the Mexican food I make is a… Continue reading BBQ Chicken & Sweet Potato Layered Enchiladas