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Fall Tomato Soup (semi-homemade)

Fall Tomato Soup (semi-homemade)

This meal was the most comforting, delicious meal of the week. I LOVED IT. I think it was the dreamy combo of the sourdough with sharp cheddar dipped into the tomato soup. I used plenty of Kerrygold butter on the sandwich bread so it was […]

The Naptime Kitchen Guide to Freezing

The Naptime Kitchen Guide to Freezing

It’s here!!! I made a thing! My first ever teach-you-something-that-you-can-actually-download-and-print-guide! The Naptime Kitchen Freezer Guide This project has been such a labor of love, and I am so happy to get it onto your screen and into your hands. . In this e-book you will […]

Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce (in the Vitamix)

Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta Sauce (in the Vitamix)

Yesterday I defrosted a bag mom gave me that she believed to be spaghetti sauce. We got home from some afternoon fun, threw it in a pot, and discovered it was actually chili. Ha! I truly couldn’t stop laughing and called mom so we could […]

MY METHOD FOR REHEATING LEFTOVERS

MY METHOD FOR REHEATING LEFTOVERS

Do you fear leftovers? Afraid of mushy veggies? Gooey greens?  Whenever possible, I try and reheat in the oven. Why? The dry heat helps re-crisp veggies and (in my opinion) makes for better leftovers. If I am leaving a restaurant and the sauce they used […]

Two M Pasta Treat

Two M Pasta Treat

I tend to have the energy of a cocker spaniel puppy and usually it serves me well. Sometimes, however, I have a tendency to take on too much or bite off a little more than I can chew. Thankfully, my mother has an incredible ability […]

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 […]

Freezing Coconut Cream

Freezing Coconut Cream

Wanted to share this little tip! I bought a can of coconut cream from @traderjoes and shook it violently to mix it (or you could drain the water part off the top to freeze just the thicker portion of the milk), then poured into an ice […]

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 […]