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Spaghetti Casserole (a HOW-TO)

Spaghetti Casserole (a HOW-TO)

Next time you make spaghetti, double it. Then, get yourself a nice large pyrex and layer the leftover noodles with all the leftover sauce. Don’t be stingy here. Sauce it up. Then top with some grated cheese. Any will do. Freeze that bad boy. Weeks, […]

Kate’s Spaghetti Sauce

Kate’s Spaghetti Sauce

I LOVE having homemade spaghetti sauce in the freezer. It’s the perfect quick, homey, hearty comfort food. Plus, it’s one of Nate’s favorites! NTK SPAGHETTI SAUCE 🍝 Mind you, this makes a TON! 6 quarts! Great for freezing. NOTE: you can do all beef if […]

PB Energy Balls// aka Booby Balls!

PB Energy Balls// aka Booby Balls!

As promised, here is the recipe for the PB power balls I eat on the daily! They are also called Booby Balls because they are awesome for nursing mothers! The oats and flax seed are great for lactation, and having them ready to go in […]

Barbecue Chicken Quinoa Casserole

Barbecue Chicken Quinoa Casserole

Good evening all! here is the recipe for the delicious BBQ chicken-corn-casserole we devoured. here’s the key: the corn-chili salsa from @traderjoes. it was the inspiration for the entire dish and truly took it to the next level! if you don’t live near a TJ’s have […]

Vegan Black Bean Soup

Vegan Black Bean Soup

I have so many sweet memories with this soup: making it for my best friends in Durham when we were all overwhelmed with newborns in our laps, making it for all the ladies on Saluda Sistas weekend…I think black bean soup is a great one […]