Pork with Red Pepper Corn Salad

Ya’ll…. this Red Pepper Corn Salad is the BOMB.COM. If you’re a vegetarian or don’t eat pork, put the corn salad on tofu or chicken! However, if you do eat pork, it is certainly amazing too, especially having been cooked in my sous vide and seared in my cast iron skillet… so juicy and delicious!…

Pizza Sauce NY Style

Nothing like starting off your new years with a yummy, homemade pizza sauce recipe! A whole lot less sugar than the jarred/ canned stuff, and cheaper if you have a basil plant! You can find a no-cook version in my previous post, but I like that this one uses tomatoes instead of canned tomato sauce…

Breakfast Egg Muffins

I am not a morning person. I wish I was one of those people who enjoy waking up at the crack of dawn and running 3 miles, but I snooze my alarm at 8am every day. As a result my breakfast is usually an energy bar, or nothing at all. Until now. I am very…

Hay Stacks (Fritos Taco Salad)

This is one of the regular dinner rotations from my childhood. Growing up we called it haystacks, but as an adult I realize most people call them taco salads. This is another recepie you can easily sub your favorite ingredients into which is why I like it so much Ingredients: Fritos (or other corn chips)…

Special K Loaf

This is a family recipe that I grew up on. My mother was a vegetarian when I was young and this was in the regular dinner rotation. When I try and explain what Special K loaf is, I often get confused, amused, and sometimes disgusted expressions in return. I can see how “vegetarian meatloaf” might…

Semi Homemade Pizza

Sorry for the hiatus, y’all! Been traveling every single week for the last 4 weeks. Excited to finally be home, I’ve missed the fresh air… turns out I’m not very suited for city life! There is nothing I love more than pizza, especially when I’m traveling a lot and don’t have a lot of time…

Baked Jalapeño Cheddar Corn Dogs

In true SEC football rivalry fun, I decided to make some corn dogs/ cheese sticks for my LSU fan office mates and then some more for my friends who came over Friday night for dinner! For those who do not know the background of LSU fans smelling like corn dogs, here is the background! These…

Turkey Chili

This chili is so easy to make, is delicious and is best spiced to taste (anywhere from mild to tear-jerking), plus this recipe is a little healthier with the substitution of ground turkey instead of beef! Whether it’s in a bowl with some toppings, on a burger, a plate of spaghetti, or even in a…

Fluffy Waffles (For The Whole Week!)

Who here loves waffles? I sure do, and I am happy to have found this homemade fluffy waffle recipe that doesn’t require buttermilk because who has buttermilk lying around when they want want to make some Sunday morning waffles? The secret to these fluffy waffles are whipping up your batter really well- the batter will look…

Instant Pot Carnitas

Whether you’ve tried it on a Mexican street corner or paid the extra 45 cents at Chipotle, you know Carnitas are absolutely amazing. If you haven’t tried them yet, this is your chance and plus, what better way to celebrate Taco Tuesday! This recipe is a delicious, quick and easy way to make Carnitas! If you…