Perfect Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed sweet potatoes make the perfect side dish. And these ones? The very ones I served alongside turkey meatloaf just a few days ago? L-o-v-e. Love. Here’s the simplest way to make them, with a little cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg thrown in for flavor. I’ll start by saying that this recipe is tried and true. […]

SLOW COOKER SKINNY LOADED POTATO SOUP

Slow Cooker (Skinny) Loaded Potato Soup is perfect for Saint Patrick’s Day, but also any time you’re wanting healthier comfort food! My Mom makes the best soup.  Try her Creamy Chicken Soup and you’ll know I’m right! That soup is amazing, and my all-time favorite…the only problem? It isn’t healthy.  I’m all for comfort food […]

Vegan Avocado Potato Salad with Dill & Cilantro

Vegan Avocado Potato Salad with Dill & Cilantro is a creamy and healthy version of the classic summer BBQ side dish. Nobody will miss the mayo or eggs in this dish and as an added bonus no worries about taking it to your next outdoor gathering!! Double bonus…summer slim-down approved!! Y’all I am IN LOVE […]

APPLE PIE EGG ROLLS

Apple Pie Egg Rolls!! If you like the OLD McDonald’s apple pies (the fried ones!) you will LOVE these!  Crispy shells with a warm apple pie filling. I love these guys! They were simple to make and super yummy! I may be aging myself here but… do you remember being a kid.. the OLD Apple […]

Kielbasa, Pepper, Onion and Potato Hash

Kielbasa, Pepper, Onion and Potato Hash is an easy to make, healthy and delicious meal that comes together in just 15 minutes, featuring tons of fresh veggies and lean turkey kielbasa. This is a down home, simple, inexpensive, delicious meal that I love to make. Whenever I see the turkey kielbasa go on sale, I […]

EASY 30-MINUTE HOMEMADE WHITE CHICKEN CHILI

Chili is the ultimate fall and winter comfort food. Who can say no to a bowl of warm, thick chili that’s loaded with tender chicken and hearty cannellini beans. It’s some of the best chili I’ve ever had and will be on rotation all winter. It’s robustly flavored from sweet Vidalia onions, jalapeno peppers, and […]

Vegetable Soup

It had been a long time since I had vegetable soup from a can, then several months ago I was sick and was craving it. I tried it and couldn’t even finish half of it, not because I wasn’t feeling well but because it just tasted off. Finally I’ve gotten around to trying it homemade […]

Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls

Oh. MY. There are no words for how delicious these cinnamon rolls are. These are BETTER than Cinnabon- super moist and so flavorful! When I see Cinnabon copycat recipes on the internet I think about how similar these are but mine are a little different. I use scalded milk. Why? Well, my grandmother used scalded […]

CHICKEN ZOODLE SOUP

I think we’re having the coldest winter of all. And when I say coldest winter, I mean 40 degree F weather. No joke. Californians are serious wimps in the cold considering we wear flip flops 350 days out of the year. But this chicken soup is everything. Seriously, it. is. everything. You have all your […]

ONE POT WHITE CHICKEN LASAGNA SOUP

One Pot White Chicken Lasagna Soup your entire family will LOVE!  This easy soup tastes just like white chicken lasagna with cheesy layers of noodles smothered in velvety Italian spiced Parmesan infused sauce without all the layering or dishes! Simply saute chicken and veggies and dump in all ingredients and simmer away for a pot […]