Slow-Cooker Tomato Tortellini Soup

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I first tried this recipe from Cooking Classy right before the holidays and knew it was a keeper, but wanted to make a few tweaks for our family. Fast forward through Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's chaos and I'm just now getting to it again! It was definitely worth the wait, dear friends. … [Continue reading]

Milk Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Cookies

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There is a secret ingredient in these cookies. Are you ready for it? Cream cheese. Weird, right? You don't taste it at all, but it really does something special for the texture of the cookie. It becomes more of a soft batch cookie, super tender and melt-in-your-mouth-like, but still crisp … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Raspberry Smoothies

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If you're looking for a super fast, healthy Valentine's breakfast, this is a perfect choice. Bonus points for being really fast to make too! … [Continue reading]

S’mores Bars

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Well, shoot. You know how every year I pick my top 10 favorite recipes of the year? I think I have the first one. These are so good. Like … [Continue reading]

Heart-y Red Velvet Banana Bread

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Swoon. How cute is this banana bread with a pound cake heart right in the middle? You would never guess how ridiculously easy it was to make this … [Continue reading]

One-Pot Cheesy Sausage Pasta

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I am such a fan of this totally easy dish. This is the kind of thing you could "whip up" if your family arrived in town two hours early and were … [Continue reading]

Football food: Chocolate, peanut, pretzel and beer cookies

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I made these the first time for the 2015 Super Bowl. It was the first Super Bowl where I actually knew what was going on, who was playing etc. I … [Continue reading]

Sweet ‘n Simple Asian Stir Fry


This is light and fresh stir fry that comes together so quickly. There are no veggies to dice, no chopping except a quick slice through an onion. I … [Continue reading]

Chicken Burrito Salad Bowls


Happy, happy new year friends! It's time to counter all those (amazing) cookies I posted last month with some food that does your body good. If … [Continue reading]

Holiday Cookie Countdown: Snowflake Peppermint Bark


Peppermint bark is a staple on every cookie tray I do. It's so ridiculously easy, tasty and pretty. But this simple twist takes the pretty factor to a … [Continue reading]