Cider-Dijon Pork Chops with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Apples

Can I just say, the mere title of this recipe makes my mouth water! Tonight, however, I am feeling a little less than satisfied and I think I know why!

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I am definitely still a novice cook, and I am learning as I go. I thought about not posting this recipe tonight, since I was not happy with the results, Continue reading

Taco Casserole: WeekdayLunches!

When I first read this Taco Casserole recipe on Beauty and Bedlam I thought “Cottage cheese in a taco casserole? Gross!” I have been surprised by weird pairings before (chickpeas in cookie dough, anyone?!), so I decided I would give this one a try. This is now my third time making this recipe, and I only discovered it in September! Definitely a combination I enjoy!!

This week I decided I was going to be proactive and make this casserole as my lunches for the week. So, this was made in addition to Sunday’s dinner.┬áSince I knew I was going to be cooking two meals at once, I choose this meal for its difficulty level: easy. Super easy to put together, it involves Continue reading

Homemade Taco Seasoning

On my quest to become a healthier eater, I try to create as many of my own “premade” seasonings as possible. As someone who spent a majority of their life in Texas, I make a lot of Mexican food. Therefore, I really wanted to find an easy taco seasoning mix I could make in a pinch (because I’m a last minute kinda gal). This recipe I found Continue reading

Buffalo Chicken Enchiladas

Oh. My. Goodness.

I may have found one of the best food combinations I never knew existed tonight. And it all started with my favorite type of Mexican food: enchiladas. Why enchiladas aren’t everyone’s favorite type of Mexican food I will never know. I mean, what isn’t delicious when wrapped in a tortilla and topped with sauce Continue reading