Comfort Food · Holidays · Side Dishes · Thanksgiving · Uncategorized

Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Smoothy, creamy and oh-so-decadent mashed potatoes are the perfect addition to a Thanksgiving table. Extra credit for being able to make them the day before. Well folks, we made it to election day. Our country has been been mired in dissension and bitter opposition these past few months leading up to the election. It certainly hasn’t been pretty.… Continue reading Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Chicken · Healthy · Salads · sandwich

Lighter Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is one of my guilty pleasures. I don’t eat it often, mostly because of the whole calorie bomb factor, but I want to eat it all the time. A couple of months ago, after a tough day, I decided to throw caution to the wind and ordered a chicken salad hoagie from Wawa. It was… Continue reading Lighter Chicken Salad

Cookies · Uncategorized

Trick or Treat Cookies

Trick or Treat Cookies are a perfect solution to all of that leftover Halloween candy.  Happy Halloween! I love Halloween. Granted, I hate scary movies, haunted houses, being scared and just anything scary in general, but still, I love Halloween. Holidays are always packed with memories and my memories of Halloweens past just make me happy.… Continue reading Trick or Treat Cookies

Comfort Food · Main Course · Soup · Uncategorized

Pappa al Pomodoro (Tomato and Bread Soup)

If you’re living the low-carb life right now, you might want to look away. Here, look, this Veggie Breakfast Hash is a low-carb dream. But if you stick around, be prepared to break all the low-carb rules. Because…I went and put a loaf of bread in our soup. Not just on it, in it. And I’m not… Continue reading Pappa al Pomodoro (Tomato and Bread Soup)

Dinner · Main Course · Pasta · Quick · Uncategorized

Truffled Pappardelle with Pancetta and Asparagus

Have you carried over any routines from your childhood household to your adult life? I have retained so many that I’m 95% sure I have morphed into my mother. (Which is a pretty awesome thing, my mom is the best!) For example, like my mother before me, my Thursday nights are for cleaning the house while… Continue reading Truffled Pappardelle with Pancetta and Asparagus

Dessert · Quick · Uncategorized

Pumpkin Spice Crispy Treats

Hey there! I hope you had a great weekend. Mine was wonderful, just too short. I could always use one more day. If someone ran a presidential campaign on the platform of a nationwide 3 day weekend they would have my vote. Sadly I think all hope is lost on that front for this election.… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Crispy Treats

Comfort Food · Quick · Soup · Uncategorized

Creamy Kielbasa, Kale and Potato Soup

Is there anything more comforting than a hot and hearty bowl of soup on a chilly day? I don’t think so. Right about now I could use a cool, blustery day where all I do is hang out in comfy clothes while eating a warm bowl of soup on the couch. This right here would be my… Continue reading Creamy Kielbasa, Kale and Potato Soup