Cuisine: American

Gooey Chocolate Shortbread Bars

Gooey Chocolate Shortbread Bars

I’ve always loved desserts in bar form for several reasons. And these Chocolate Shortbread Bars are no exception. It’s quicker. No scooping cookie dough onto baking sheets. Easy to transport in the baking dish. Can get fancy with layering with very little effort! These bars […]

Easy, No-Bake Cereal S’mores Bars

Easy, No-Bake Cereal S’mores Bars

These Cereal S’Mores Bars honestly can’t be beat. I’m talking gooey, sticky, crunchy, just a few ingredients, and no baking needed. Need I really say more? There is something about cereal based desserts that brings you back to childhood. But trust me, these S’mores Bars […]

Creamy Dreamy Mushroom Fettuccine

Creamy Dreamy Mushroom Fettuccine

This pasta recipe is creamy, comforting, and even slightly romantic food at its finest. In the time it takes to boil water and cook pasta, you can make the easy mushroom cream sauce. If you’re looking for a meal that’s on the lighter side, keep […]

Rainbow Quinoa Salad

Rainbow Quinoa Salad

Rainbow Quinoa Salad is such an easy, fresh, colorful, and healthy recipe to have in your back pocket. I love it for meal prep lunches because it can be eaten cold straight from the fridge. It’s super fast to make! In less time than it […]

Healthy Chicken Tenders – Air Fryer or Oven

Healthy Chicken Tenders – Air Fryer or Oven

Hi, I’m Kathleen. I am and always will be obsessed with chicken fingers, tenders, and nuggets. Fun fact: in college (although I did cook for myself often), frozen chicken nuggets were one of my favorite pre or post bar fuel snacks. And I may have […]

Healthy Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Healthy Oatmeal Cookie Bars

These Oatmeal Cookie Bars actually are healthy, although they don’t taste it! Made with no refined sugar (thank you maple syrup for the sweetness) and only 1/4 cup whole wheat flour. The majority of these bars is nut butter (I used almond) and oats! See, […]

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs – Easy Peel!

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs – Easy Peel!

Now the process of boiling eggs the standard way is not hard. Add eggs and water to a pot, boil, cover, done. But, trust me. Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs are even easier. And you can make SO many at a time. Go ahead and […]

Sweet Potato Pork Stew – Instant Pot & Slow Cooker!

Sweet Potato Pork Stew – Instant Pot & Slow Cooker!

Are you more a soup or stew person? Or do you not discriminate against a warm, comforting bowl of either? When I’m feeling under the weather and looking for something light, I am totally team soup. BUT, when it’s -15 degrees outside, I’m wearing pajamas […]

Easy Sausage Biscuit Egg Bake

Easy Sausage Biscuit Egg Bake

When it comes to making an easy breakfast or brunch dish to feed a crowd (or for meal prep for yourself), egg bakes are KEY. There are so many combination possibilities. Egg Bakes are perfect to mix up (even the night before like my Cheesy […]

Pretzel Hugs – 3 Ingredients!

Pretzel Hugs – 3 Ingredients!

Pretzel Hugs are some of my FAVORITE treats to make around the holidays. I mean is there anything better than the salty-sweet combination of chocolate and pretzels? These easy pretzel treats require no mixing, beating, or rolling needed. It takes just a few minutes in […]

Brown Butter Sugar Cookies

Brown Butter Sugar Cookies

I love a traditional cut out sugar cookies with a good icing or frosting on top just as much as the next person. But, dare I say, these Brown Butter Sugar Cookies are so good they don’t even need icing. Yes, you read that right. […]

Extra Soft Snickerdoodles

Extra Soft Snickerdoodles

December is here which means a key component of my diet is Christmas cookies. A couple of days before Christmas, my mom and I have a tradition of baking batches and batches of holiday cookies to eat and share. But, I don’t wait until the […]

Jalapeño Chicken Chili

Jalapeño Chicken Chili

This simple Jalapeño Chicken Chili is just as easy as it is healthy. A slight kick from the jalapeños and salsa verde with a hint of freshness from the lime juice. The perfect chili to wake you up this fall and winter. Just the right […]

Extra Fluffy Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Extra Fluffy Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Is there anything more fun and comforting than pancakes on a weekend morning?  Before you answer that. Let’s get more specific. Fluffy Chocolate Chip Pancakes. Saturday Morning. Still in your pajamas. Maybe its even snowing outside? You with me? I’ve never been one to snub […]

4-Ingredient Sea Salt Chocolate Almond Clusters

4-Ingredient Sea Salt Chocolate Almond Clusters

Man, do I have an easy holiday (or any time of year) dessert for you. These Sea Salt Chocolate Almond Clusters are only 4 ingredients and the perfect combo of salty and sweet. They keep in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks so they […]