Skinny Detox Soup

This soup is my husband’s favorite meal to have for lunches. Like the Taco Casserole I made earlier this week, I’ll make this at the beginning of the week for him to bring to work each day. This recipe takes about 30 minutes to prep and one hour to simmer.

One of the reasons I love this soup? Continue reading


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!

cider dijon porkchops complete

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