Hashbrown Casserole

Even though the focus of this blog is cooking without processed ingredients, there are occasional instances where a recipe simply needs cream of chicken soup to work. Hashbrown Casserole was one of my favorite foods as a child and it’s actually the first dish that I ever made all on my own. I will beContinue reading “Hashbrown Casserole”

Chipotle Lime Surf and Turf

I love a good steak dinner, but I’ve only recently begun to branch out from the typical steak and potatoes combo. My recent vacation to Mexico opened my eyes to the numerous different flavor combinations that can be used to enhance a tenderloin though. For example, our first night there we had a tenderloin thatContinue reading “Chipotle Lime Surf and Turf”

Creamy Baked Tomato Pasta

This recipe was born purely from a TikTok trend. My friend Becky had shown me a recipe she found on TikTok that included baby tomatoes, feta cheese, olive oil, Italian seasonings, and pasta. The first time I tried the dish both Cole and I agreed that it was good, but there was a lot thatContinue reading “Creamy Baked Tomato Pasta”

Grilled Crappie

As summer approaches, I’m ready to start utilizing my grill again. There’s nothing quite like grilling on a nice, warm, sunny day, and my goal for this summer is to focus on fish and seafood. I truly am trying to eat lighter and healthier this year, and I know that fish and seafood have aContinue reading “Grilled Crappie”

Creamy Chicken and Spinach Over Biscuits

My slow cooker is one of my most used kitchen appliances. It’s so convenient to be able to dump everything into the pot and magically have dinner ready in the evening. I make a lot of soups and stews in my slow cooker, but I’m gradually trying to branch out to make other dishes inContinue reading “Creamy Chicken and Spinach Over Biscuits”

Spinach and Mushroom Tater Tot Egg Bake

Served with Hot Sour Cream Sauce As summer approaches, I’ve been trying to eat a little healthier and lighter. While I find this very easy to do with breakfasts and dinners, making lunches is always more of a challenge for me. Most of the time I just take some roasted sweet potatoes in a dishContinue reading “Spinach and Mushroom Tater Tot Egg Bake”