while the babies sleep, i cook

Suppertime

Meredith’s Tortellini Salad

Meredith’s Tortellini Salad

Happy happy weekend, friends! I wanted to get you the recipe for that tortellini salad my sister-in-law @meredithfreeman1 made for me in case you need some inspiration for the week ahead. It’s delicious room temperature or cold and I feel like you could make endless substitutions to […]

Simple Butternut Squash Soup

Simple Butternut Squash Soup

Happy Monday, friends. Soup season is upon us. Well, honestly, it’s a few months away here in Charleston because it’s hot as blue blazes but it is storm season. And storms call for soup too! I made this recently and it was so delicious I […]

How my #mealplan actually went this week (August 5-11, 2018)

How my #mealplan actually went this week (August 5-11, 2018)

I thought it would be fun to do a post on “how my #mealplan actually went this week” to show you some of how my brain works, and perhaps help you think through using what you have on hand to be both creative and flexible […]

GINGER-TURMERIC QUINOA

GINGER-TURMERIC QUINOA

Adding turmeric to quinoa is a wonderful way to give a little color to an otherwise bland looking grain. Even if you don’t love the taste, you could add 1/8 tsp and still get some pretty color. Also, you could absolutely bump the ginger and […]

Spiraling UP with Southwestern Salad

Spiraling UP with Southwestern Salad

I have much to say about this salad and then again it really doesn’t have to do a ton with the actual salad…read on if interested 🙂   I wanted to share a bit of wisdom that has been super powerful for me lately. In […]

Spiced Honey Mustard (aka 3-ingredient dipping sauce)

Spiced Honey Mustard (aka 3-ingredient dipping sauce)

This is the perfect sauce for the One Pan Meal! dijon mustard (approx 3 tbs) honey (approx 1/4 c) paprika (1 tsp) That’s it! If you like it sweet, use more honey. More tangy, use more dijon.

Summertime Corn Salad

Summertime Corn Salad

After serving dinner Friday night, we had 3 ears of corn leftover. This is delicious SC corn and I didn’t want to let it go to waste. The timing could not have been more perfect, because my mother in law was in town and I […]

Roasted Sweet Potato Rounds

Roasted Sweet Potato Rounds

Over the weekend we roasted a lot of veggies, and will be reaping the benefits of simply reheating them for days to come. I wanted to share how I ROAST SWEET POTATOES. Mind you, there are so many ways to roast them. This is just […]

Tortellini with Basil-Tomato Sauce

Tortellini with Basil-Tomato Sauce

Hope you all have had such a lovely weekend. We had some friends from NC in town and it really was so sweet to reconnect. Charleston is home now, and we love it, but golly we miss so many people in NC! Friday night I […]

GREEK-ISH CROCKPOT CHICKEN

GREEK-ISH CROCKPOT CHICKEN

These bowls were so easy to assemble because everything was just sitting in the fridge. I quickly reheated the chicken in the microwave and everything else was great cold. *The quinoa was posted earlier this week and it also on the blog if you search […]