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Bella’s Taco Soup

Bella’s Taco Soup

Hello and happy *actual fall* if you live in the south. We had our first day in the 60s and my goodness it was heavenly. And what’s even better? It means we can finally enjoy chili without having to turn the AC down to avoid […]

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 […]

The Daily Green

The Daily Green

Hello all! Here is by far one of the most popular, repeated, and delicious recipes on Naptime Kitchen. This smoothie was 100% inspired by my mom. She gave me the original recipe and method! Really, I think it’s more the METHOD than anything that makes […]

Lara-Bites

Lara-Bites

LarA-BitEs!  These happened completely on accident from a recipe gone wrong and they are delicious. Basically, I was trying to make “rawnola” (raw granola) and left the food processor on too long. I actually am not a larabar fan, but these are a little less […]

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!   Mind you, this makes a TON! 6 quarts! Great for freezing. NOTE: you can do all beef if you don’t want […]

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 […]

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 […]

Peanut Butter Swirly Cups

Peanut Butter Swirly Cups

Y’all, so easy. They can have anywhere from 3 ingredients to 15. And only 1 time in the freezer! One genius told me she even adds crumbled pretzels to hers (I see you @rebeccalwesterman!!!) Basically, you melt chocolate (I melt dark chocolate and mix in cocoa […]