Spring Chicken Pot Pie

After a long winter season, I am always so ready for a fresh change up on produce, and asparagus is one of my most favorite spring vegetables. The days are getting warmer here, but there is still definite chill in the breeze and in the evenings after the sun sets. This dish is perfect for…

Biscuits and Gravy (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Do you like to shop in person at the grocery or are you more of a delivery or pickup person? I personally love to go grocery shopping, but the time that delivery or pickup saves me is too monumental to pass up! I am mostly a delivery person, although at times, it comes with its…

Harissa Roasted Salmon Tacos with Red Cabbage Carrot Slaw

If you’re a foodie you may have heard of harissa, but if you haven’t, keep reading because I have you covered. Harissa has been around for centuries in Northern African and Middle Eastern cuisine and has gained mainstream popularity in the last several years. For those of us living in parts of the world where…

Instant Pot Cheesy Chipotle Chicken and Rice

Let me just start out by saying:  6 MINUTES in the instant pot. 6. MIN.UTES. You will not believe how it tastes like you spent hours making this. The chicken is tender, the flavors are melded together in cheesy bliss, and the rice is perfectly al dente. Although “chipotle” is in the name, it is…

Instant Pot Chicken Jalapeno Popper Tacos

This dish was inspired by a jalapeno popper dip my husband and I were craving one night. I normally make this dip for special occasions in the fall and winter for football games or bonfires (although I’m pretty sure my husband would let me make it every day). The original recipe for the dip is…

Healthy-ish General Tsos Chicken

When my husband and I were dating, just about every Sunday after church, I would go with him and his family to this one Chinese buffet in town. This was, of course, before my husband and several immediate family members were diagnosed with celiac disease (even if the dish is gluten free, the cross contamination…

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Have you ever made dish that just made you feel fancy? For me, this pasta salad was that dish. It’s quite literally one of the first things that I ever made that made me feel like I might be ok at this cooking thing after all and I used to think these ingredients were so…

Mom’s Taco Salad

Growing up, we were generally on a weekly meal rotation of spaghetti (with ragu mushroom flavor sauce only thank you very much), meatloaf, biscuits and gravy, goulash, chili, pizza, and my personal favorite: taco salad. But this isn’t just any taco salad. Mom always uses a McCormick brand taco seasoning packet and Doritos for her…