Chicken · Healthy · Main Dish · slow cooker

Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken

Slow cooker meals are ideal for just about every day of the week. Especially when they are jam-packed with the perfect blend of Mexican spices and smokey chipotle flavors. This Mexican chicken will turn busy weeknight dinners from boring to fun, festive, and DELICIOUS. It tastes wonderful in tacos, burritos, or over rice! So, if…… Continue reading Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken

Italian · Main Dish · meat · Pasta

Cajun Red Pepper Bolognese Pasta

This meat-sauce pasta is full of wonderful Italian flavors with an additional kick of Cajun! It is easy to make, requires little cook-time, and makes delicious leftovers! This is sure to be a new staple in your house! In my house, Thanksgiving means turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, annnnd Italian food. Homemade raviolis and meatballs bring our…… Continue reading Cajun Red Pepper Bolognese Pasta

Chocolate · dessert · fudge · nutella · Peanut Butter

Nutella Peanut Butter Fudge

I love everything. Everything is, “my absolute favorite thing ever.” Everything is, “the cutest thing I’ve ever seen.” And everything is most certainly, “the best thing that’s ever happened to me.” My list of favorites are endless. So endless, that I regularly quiz John to see if he’s up-to-date on what my current obsessions are.…… Continue reading Nutella Peanut Butter Fudge

Healthy · Italian · Main Dish

30-Minute Italian Sausage & Spinach Gnocchi

Conversation while cooking gnocchi: “Well if I’m going to dry the dishes, I want drying credit”. John, here is your drying cred. You are now my official dish drier. Thank you for all your hard work, dedication, and impeccable drying abilities. You are undeniably the best drier the kitchen has ever seen. The pots thank…… Continue reading 30-Minute Italian Sausage & Spinach Gnocchi

Chocolate · cookies · dessert

Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Chocolate Drizzle

So, I went an entire year without getting sick. Yep! 365 days without a cough, a runny nose, or one of those will-I-ever-be-okay-again pressure headaches. You know the kind, right? Yep, I was feeling good. Great, actually. Bringing in the New Year knowing that I did it. I very skillfully avoided every cough and sneeze…… Continue reading Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Chocolate Drizzle