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Simple Vegetable Soup

Simple Vegetable Soup

Hello Friends! Did you know that today is World Food Day? This day is set aside to promote awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger. Something I love about this year specifically is the call for action to make healthy and sustainable diets […]

Pizza: A Guide To Leftovers

Pizza: A Guide To Leftovers

Hello! If you have followed for any length of time, you know that we are pizza people. We LOVE it. So much so that we make a point to enjoy it every single Friday. This is for a few reasons:   First, it’s delicious.  Second, […]

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 […]

Homemade Sesame Ginger Dressing

Homemade Sesame Ginger Dressing

This dressing came about because I have been LOVING the Costco bagged salads. However, I am weird about what I call “gooky dressings”…aka “gloopy dressings.” The texture isn’t right. There is some sort of foreign weird chemical that I think it meant to bind the […]

two tips for perfect quesadillas

two tips for perfect quesadillas

TWO CHEESE QUESADILLA TIPS  TIP 1: Microwave it for about 15-30 seconds so the cheese gets a little melty and the sides stick together. That way, you don’t have tons of little cheese shreds falling all over your stove when you try and go for […]

How I make the Trader Joe’s Harvest Grains Blend

How I make the Trader Joe’s Harvest Grains Blend

I thought I would do a quick how-to for what I believe is the yummiest way to enjoy the Trader Joe’s Harvest grain blend. Mind you, there are a million things you could add in: parm, carmelized onion, goat cheese, feta, mushrooms, pine nuts, the […]

“Use what you’ve got” Orzo

“Use what you’ve got” Orzo

I am declaring it the SUMMER OF ORZO! Seriously, I love this little pasta so much. And you can add just about anything you have to it! In the spirit go using what we had **(see note below): 1/2 bag of whole-wheat orzo one head […]

ROASTING VEGGIES 101

ROASTING VEGGIES 101

Going to get right to it! Here are some of my top tips and tricks for getting perfectly crispy roasted vegetables: My go-to is EVOO and pink sea salt. Thats it! Just toss the veggies and stick them in the oven at 400. Sometimes 425. […]

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 […]