Kung Pao Chicken and Vegetables

I have been in a food rut lately. So I apologize for the lack of recipes recently, but I don't feel like I have been very creative in the kitchen. We have reverted to pretty simple foods while we introduce Hadley to solids. One can only bake sweet potato fries so many ways and I'm not sure if you want to read about all of them. And I'm not going to deny her a baked sweet potato fry. The girl loves … [Read more...]

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...]

Marinated Portobello Burger

Our grill has been fired up since Memorial Day and I see no signs of that slowing down anytime soon. One of my go to dinners has been grilled chicken breasts. I love testing out new marinades and finding new favorites. But I also like to break out of the chicken rut so I picked up a few portobello mushrooms and found this great recipe from Skinny Taste. Loaded with toppings, meaty - but not … [Read more...]

Ginger Glazed Mahi

Fish hasn't been high on my list of foods I want to eat while pregnant. The thought of fish during my first trimester was absolutely disgusting, but now I'm finding I can enjoy it as long as I don't really think about it. Recently I was on the hunt for the best seafood option at the best price. Tilapia is always the go to cheap fish, but it's almost always farm raised and loaded with hormones. … [Read more...]

Brown Sugar Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

Today is my 3rd wedding anniversary. Where did the time go? When I started this blog we had been married almost a year, even though I have always loved cooking, I was still learning my way around the kitchen. Now I'm the girl that friends text when they have questions about the dinner they are making. How far things have come... Today I have another crock pot recipe for you. But I won't be … [Read more...]