Packed with sweet tropical teriyaki flavors and made in less than an hour, this Hawaiian chicken teriyaki stir-fry will quickly become a permanent dinner item! How about a mountain of sweet, sticky teriyaki chicken stir-fry to start your week off on a high note? How about eating it straight outta the pan with an XXL […]
Lighter on the calories and made completely in the instant pot, this Thai basil chicken is loaded with fresh basil flavor, soft sweet peppers, and tender chicken cubes. I am LIVING for this Thai basil chicken right now. Hello, less calories. Hello, INSTANT POT. Face, meet your match. It’s that beautiful saucy stir-fry mess up […]
Warm roasted sweet potatoes and tender sauteed kale are tossed in a flavorful tahini dressing for a hearty sweet potato kale salad that’s on the lighter side!
Did someone order a healthy as heck January salad? Either way, it’s warm sweet potato kale salad time.
Yes, we’re drowning it all in to-die-for tahini dressing. It’s all about the balance, my friends.
And of course, with this balance we’ve gotta have a few big shreds of Parm + toasty walnuts because c’mon, we all know salads are due for a little indulgent boost. We deserve it.
Spicy green chile pulled chicken and a creamy white alfredo sauce are a DREAMY combo in these cozy, cheesy green chile chicken enchiladas! Use leftover chicken for MAXIMUM ease.
Yes, I’m aware you are probably in a cookie coma right now. I’m in the same boat. Which is why…..
….Green chile chicken enchiladas are in da houseeeeee!
Yes, we are counteracting cookie sugar highs with a creamy, cheesy pile of alfredo green chile chicken enchiladas. Trust me on this!!! It is the comfort food you want right now.
Loaded with soft delicata squash, tangy cranberries and crunchy apples, this delicata squash quinoa salad is the perfect winter side salad for any gathering and doubles as fantastic lunch leftovers!
Just in case you need a breather in between all the gingerbread cookies and cranberry scones……let’s have a dang salad, shall we?
I don’t know about you but I’ll gladly fill in all the cookie cracks with a loaded quinoa salad with all the winter salad goods which for me requires: a) squash b) cranberries + nuts c) apples d) cheese. As all my salads require but that’s neither here nor there.
C’mon. Look at this heaping bowl of salad BEAUTY. All those beautiful colors and textures hanging out together in one massive bowl.
Flavorful sausage bits and a creamy spinach alfredo sauce transform your typical baked ziti into this incredibly comforting spinach white alfredo sausage ziti.
To be perfectly honest with you, I could give or take a standard red sauce ziti. HOWEVER…..shove a pan of ziti in my face that’s covered in a spinach white alfredo sauce + sausage + cheese for daaays and you’ve got a taker.
And by taker I mean I’m actually taking it and running.
So what we’ve got up there is a pure cozy food masterpiece. Ziti noodles are layered between a garlicky Parmesan alfredo sauce with fresh baby spinach, browned sausage bits, and creamy mozzarella cheese.
Saucy and incredibly tender stout-braised beef short ribs are piled high over creamy bowls of mascarpone polenta for the ultimate AND surprisingly easy cold weather comfort food!
Yes, I did say easy PEASY and yes, I sure did say beef short ribs + mascarpone polenta are gracing your dinner plans tonight. Commence uncontrollable drooling.
And imma bout to go live in that pot down there til spring. Bye.
There’s just something about a big ‘ol cozy pot of braised beef that gets me EVERY time. It’s herby, it’s incredibly saucy, it’s got fall-apart tender meat + veggies, and you get to pile it over something incredible like mashed potatoes or creamy polenta like we are doing today.
One pot and less than an hour of your evening is all it takes to throw together this caramelized onion chicken wild rice! Easy enough for a weeknight and impressive enough for dinner guests!
It’s comfort food from here on out til January. Then and only then will I maaaaaybe eat a salad or 28.
You’re telling me you DON’T want your face firmly planted in this caramelized onion chicken wild rice for a solid month??
Here’s the deal: that glorious pan up there is yet another result of my love for one pot ‘errrthing. It’s made in less than an hour so you can focus on the important things in life like making that extra batch of cookies.
Put your turkey leftovers to the BEST use in this poblano turkey white chili that’s made entirely in the instant pot, super creamy, extra hearty, and kicked up with spicy poblano!
Not that I’m pushing Thanksgiving leftovers before the actual turkey is put in the oven buuuuuut….
…..Instant.Pot.Poblano.Turkey.White.Chili. Let’s hurry this whole turkey leftover deal along, shall we?
Chili is mine and literally everyone else who lives in Wisconsin’s love language about 8 months out of the year and for good reason. It’s the cozy food to end ALL foods.
Tangy sun-dried tomatoes and nutty roasted garlic deliver MASSIVE flavors in this incredibly soft pesto focaccia! Making it overnight makes it SO easy to prepare. I’m by no means an expert, but I’m pretty sure scratch-made pesto focaccia is reason to be a little freaking excited today. To the point where half the pan disappears […]
Flavorful roasted red peppers and creamy pumpkin take this ultimately cheesy baked roasted red pepper mac ‘n’ cheese to the next level! THE creamiest mac ‘n’ cheese ever. How about I tempt you today with the cheesiest, most carb-filled goodness your Monday will ever see? I kid you not: this isn’t a mac ‘n’ cheese […]
Dark guinness beer, tender shiitake mushrooms, and juicy steak transform a classic comfort food into a SUPER cozy mushroom steak shepherd’s pie that will be a permanent spot on the dinner menu! I kid you not, y’all, last week we got roughly around 6 inches of snow. In October. BEFORE HALLOWEEN!! So you see why […]
Need a stunner holiday salad? This honey rosemary roast chicken spinach salad features juicy roast chicken, toasty nuts, dried cranberries, and a huge pile of beautiful roasted autumn vegetables! I’m just sayin’, if you need a killer Thanksgiving salad to balance out all the gravy and mashed potatoes, I know a guy. Yes, I’m aware […]