So, this year for Christmas I finally got an instant pot and I absolutely LOVE it! It makes cooking with a toddler in the house so much easier and more probable! The fact that you can cook frozen solid chicken breasts in just about 20 minutes is amazing to me, I especially love that it … Continue reading My take on a chicken enchilada casserole- because who has time to roll up enchiladas?
Y'all, my life hasn't slowed down in the slightest since Christmas. I had to make myself sit here and write this, 1. Because I needed to vent and 2. Because y'all HAVE to try this recipe. As I've mentioned before, I'm from Southeast Tennessee, we aren't well equipped for snow, and something about that makes … Continue reading Chicken Taco Soup-Winter survival guide
Well, here we are, the day after Christmas. This weekend was extra, super, crazy. Christmas with a toddler is probably one of the most fun things I've gotten to experience as a parent thus far. That being said, she's the only grandchild on both sides of our family, so she gets ridiculously spoiled. My living … Continue reading Christmas Brunch Mimosas
Today was yet another day that I questioned my sanity as I went to the grocery store 4 days before Christmas.... with a screaming toddler. Thankfully, I had an entourage to brave it with me, this consisted of my best friend, her 9 month old, and my boy, who's 9. Crying babies always make for … Continue reading The best salmon ever and grocery stores with toddlers
When you have a toddler that doesn't like Mac and cheese, it sets in a little bit of anxiety. My kiddo is one of the only kids I've seen that truly doesn't care for it, and honestly, it's fine, but it does mean that I can't do the whole 'sandwich or cereal' thing for dinner. … Continue reading Rainy Day Cheesy Taco Pasta
This was one of my 'it's not that pretty but they taste good' recipes. Thankfully, I made these mints for my family's Christmas party that we had yesterday, so it wasn't like a huge deal that they weren't pretty.... but still. So, you know that moment where you realize at midnight that you'll need something … Continue reading Cream cheese and chocolate Christmas party mints
Let me start this off by saying that I had and still have NO clue what I’m doing in the world of Indian and Thai cuisine, but, I love the spicy-sweet flavors. Now, before I even start to talk about the recipe, you should know that I completely made up this recipe with suggestions … Continue reading This twist on chicken pad thai was way out of my comfort zone but totally worth it