Pleasant Parsnips

Let’s talk parsnips, they are a vegetable I never knew I needed in my life! I am so glad some people suggested I try parsnips, because I don’t think I would have tried them on my own. When I did my research most, if not all, of the sites I looked at compared parsnips to…

Fried Quinoa with Bok Choy and Broccoli

As I have mentioned before I love quinoa, more than rice. Naturally I substitute quinoa for rice all the time, including when I make Asian inspired dishes. Since this month’s vegetable of choice is bok choy I decided to add it into this delicious side dish. I hope you enjoy! INGREDIENTS  1 cup quinoa 2…

Instant Pot Quinoa!

I feel like the instant pot is taking over everyone’s kitchen these days. Almost every time I am on social media I have friends asking for people’s favorite instant pot recipes, so I have decided to make one of mine own! This year I have resolved to change my diet to one that is vegetarian….

Cast Iron Cooking: Chicken and Brussel Sprouts

Y’all I love cast irons! I believe everyone should have at least one cast iron pan in their kitchen. I have several cast iron pans, but my favorite is the 10″ cast iron pan; it is the perfect size for my small family of two. I also have a 12″ pan that I use for…

The star of my Thanksgiving; Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is my all time favorite dish for Thanksgiving. I have loved it ever since I was little. Then, it was out of the can, but I still loved it so much! I couldn’t wait until Thanksgiving to sink my teeth into some cranberry sauce. Today it still remains my favorite part of a…

Triple Garlic, and Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

If there is one thing people need to know about me, it is this: I love garlic. Garlic is my favorite ingredient in the whole world. It adds flavor to everything, you can literally add garlic to whatever recipe you want and it will instantly add a wonderful flavor to your dish. If your dish…

Bacon Brussels (with vegan and vegetarian options)

There is one thing everyone needs to know about me, I love vegetables. I was not always like this though, believe it or not I was not particularly fond of them as a child. I did not like cooked vegetables at all, I preferred my vegetables to be raw with ranch and for them all…

Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Crumble

First off, sweet potatoes are one of my favorite produce. Why you ask, because they are versatile, being made to taste both sweet, or savory.  I usually like mine sweet, mixed with some brown sugar, cinnamon and a dash of salt. Or if I am having sweet potato fries just plain old sugar, cinnamon, and…