simple, family-friendly meals with a pinch of life.

Month: September 2015

Spiced Apple Rings

Spiced Apple Rings

Welcome to Monday everyone! I know we are all happy to be here…because we are all morning people that sing while they grab their coffee and leave 5 minutes early just to see the sun rising while off to work! Well, we could pretend I […]

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Crock Pot Pear and Cranberry Dessert

Crock Pot Pear and Cranberry Dessert

Oh hi there sweet yumminess of caramelized everything ??? I am speaking to the food…fyi.. Hi to ya’ll too ? And that up there is DELISH and leftovers are calling my name in the fridge. Because they taste good on…oh, everything. Before we talk about […]

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Mexican Chili Chowder

Mexican Chili Chowder

There is a battle going on in our home. A Battle of Opinions that just so happens to center around that bowl of goodness right up there. If I were to tell state that title again in our home, you would hear the same argument. […]

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Italian Vegetable Frittata

Italian Vegetable Frittata

Welcome to Meatless Monday! It’s not too often we can say that around these parts, so I am taking full advantage. Not to mention, Frittata?!  I mean heyyy FANCY.  But while we can all feel sophisticated by making things such as Frittatas and participating in […]

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Cheddar Pepper Pimento Boats

Cheddar Pepper Pimento Boats

Try saying that 5x fast HA! These little guys are in honor of GAAAAME DAY, which I know you love as much as I do! And then we are all honest with ourselves and confess our support is only as strong as the snack selection. […]

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Fall Harvest Chicken Pasta

Fall Harvest Chicken Pasta

Umm…YES. I am claiming fall…even in Georgia. It is a beautiful 74 degrees outside and we actually ate on the back porch without sweating last night. In the South, that is the equivalent of the fall in September. So ‘HI’ fall colors in my bowl! […]

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Spicy Cheesy Sneaky Quesadillas

Spicy Cheesy Sneaky Quesadillas

So that… Pretty much the best quesadilla that has come from my kitchen. And those are Steven’s words, not mine. This combo is spicy meets crunchy meets chewy in the best friendly way! We have the yellow peppers …again…(sorry, I’m obsessed) and their sweet wonderful […]

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Protein Packed Veggie Bowl over Quinoa

Protein Packed Veggie Bowl over Quinoa

I actually LOVE when I get to the point that I crave healthy food. Sometimes I forget that I love healthy so much when a too-big juicy hamburger is placed before me not once…but twice this weekend 0_0 It was birthday weekend week around our […]

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Three Cheese Spicy Chicken Panini

Three Cheese Spicy Chicken Panini

Its PANINI time again!!! And it semi-features a particular ingredient that I have been fighting with myself about-for years. Dose ‘shrooms, guys. Me + mushrooms = not friends I have been known to ‘sneak’ them into meals to fool myself. And mince them to oblivion […]

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Spiced Overnight Oats

Spiced Overnight Oats

Yep. That is a picture of oatmeal. Exciting, right? I know I know…you are doubting my credibility on this blog right about now…like, really, Brittany?! I get it. I don’t blame you…but don’t blame the little oaty guys because they are pretty darn precious in […]

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