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One-Pot Lighter Beef Stroganoff with Ground Beef

One-Pot Lighter Beef Stroganoff with Ground Beef

Everyone’s favorite, classic beef stroganoff made in just one-pot! Made with affordable ground beef and using greek yogurt instead of sour cream lightens up the recipe. A healthier, affordable take on a classic dish. I promise this no-fuss, lighter beef stroganoff recipe will be a […]

30-Minute Korean Beef Stir Fry

30-Minute Korean Beef Stir Fry

When it comes to easy dinners, stir frying is one of my favorite techniques! It’s such a great way to clear out the fridge in a delicious way. This recipe pairs a stir fry beef (such as skirt, flank, or sirloin steak) with lots of […]

5-Minute Smoky Chipotle Salsa

5-Minute Smoky Chipotle Salsa

I will never be ashamed about eating store bought salsa. There is always a MINIMUM of 2-3 varieties in my fridge/pantry at all times. Chunky, smooth, mango, black bean, I like them all. BUT, there is something extra special about making your own salsa. And […]

Easy Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

Easy Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

Recreate your favorite Indian takeout meal with this easy Slow Cooker Butter Chicken. Indian cooking can be intimidating to first timers. But, don’t be! Once you have a few staple spices in your pantry, you’ll find yourself making it more and more. And this Butter […]

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 […]

Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi Fried Rice

I was late to the kimchi train. I don’t think I tried it for the first time until my senior year in college. But oh boy, did the experience change me. It’s a staple in my fridge now and recipes like this make me glad. […]

Simple Marinara Sauce

Simple Marinara Sauce

Don’t get me wrong, my pantry always has a jar or two of marinara sauce in stock. And I will never be ashamed about reaching for a jar. But sometimes you’re craving a little more and want to put a little love into your meal. […]

Pork Egg Roll Bowls

Pork Egg Roll Bowls

Pork Egg Roll Bowls are one of my favorite low-carb, pork recipes. It’s simple, just a few ingredients, and healthy. Best of all, it has all the flavors of the pork egg rolls from your favorite Chinese takeout spot, with none of the frying. This […]

Spicy Black Pepper Shrimp Udon

Spicy Black Pepper Shrimp Udon

I love takeout just as much as the next person, but sometimes you crave something homemade. I have good news. Not only do these stir fried shrimp udon noodles use almost entire pantry ingredients, but they come together in less than 30 minutes. That’s even […]

Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip

Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip

As we say goodbye to summer, we enter another very exciting season – tailgate season. I am not known to be in the know about football. Don’t ask me questions about which players I like or which are the best teams in the league. What […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup – always a go-to when we want something comforting as the weather cools or if a cold is coming on. With the changing season, a little cold took over our apartment. And what’s the last thing you want to do when you’re […]

5 Ingredient Sausage Tomato Sauce with Spaghetti Squash

5 Ingredient Sausage Tomato Sauce with Spaghetti Squash

Last month, we moved apartments. Luckily it wasn’t a far move. But no matter, moving is. a. pain! Now that we’re all settled in our new space, the packing and unpacking was well worth it. But I will say there’s nothing like having to pack […]

Balsamic Skirt Steak with Basil Chimichurri

Balsamic Skirt Steak with Basil Chimichurri

When I manage to wake up early enough, one of my favorite weekend morning activities is visiting the farmers market. I love wandering down the rows and rows of colorful, local, in season produce. It’s like a game picking out new things to experiment with. […]

Instant Pot (or Slow Cooker) BBQ Pulled Pork with Jalapeño Slaw

Instant Pot (or Slow Cooker) BBQ Pulled Pork with Jalapeño Slaw

Pulled Pork to many (past myself included) think equals low and slow cooking. Nothing wrong with that. If you have the time and patience to cook your pork for 12 hours at 200 degrees or for 8 hours in your slow cooker, don’t let me […]

Asian Noodle Salad with an Almond Dressing

Asian Noodle Salad with an Almond Dressing

Summertime calls for all the cold salads! Perfect to bring to a potluck or for easy weekday lunches. This noodle salad is filled with yummy Asian flavors thanks to the dressing that comes together easily in your blender or food processor. This girl is allergic […]