Crockpot Mongolian Beef

I go through phases with my crockpot. I either use it all the time or not at all. Apparently I am in a crockpot phase right now.  Maybe it's the chill in the air that has me reaching for it more often or the fact that I need super easy dinners right now.  If I don't have a baby wanting to be held, it's a needy dog crawling all over me. Crockpot dinners are a great solution for all my … [Read more...]

Bang Bang Chicken Tacos

Tacos are a favorite meal around here. But honestly I don't make them often enough because it usually involves purchasing a lot of different ingredients. I tend to only make them when we already have a bunch of toppings in the fridge from other meals. We already had cabbage, avocado, Greek yogurt, cheese and tortillas. Chicken and tomatoes were all I needed to complete this meal. I forgot … [Read more...]

Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Before I get to today's recipe, these cute furballs have an announcement to make. We found out a week and a half ago that our little peanut is a girl! By the looks on their faces the boys are thrilled to be adding a little pink to their lives. I have been busy planning the pink, green, aqua, and yellow Lilly Pulitzer inspired nursery. I have plans of holding my teacher friends hostage … [Read more...]

Creamy Onion Soup

I worked at Outback Steakhouse all through high school as a hostess. Since we got a pretty good discount and often times plenty of free food I tried a lot of the menu. One thing I never tried while working there was the Walkabout Soup. Something about the description of creamy onion soup just sounded horrible to me. I have always loved onions I guess it was the creamy part that just threw me … [Read more...]

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo for #SundaySupper

This #SundaySupper we are celebrating Fat Sunday! No, not gluttonous Sunday, but sharing our favorite Cajun recipes for our take on Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras. I love the hot and spicy flavors of Cajun food. I know I would be in foodie heaven after a long weekend in New Orleans. So I knew I had to find a good recipe to share for this week's Fat Sunday theme. I turned to the master of … [Read more...]