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

Sauces, Salsas & Dips

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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Roasted Cherry Steak Salad

Salads. I kinda LOVE them. But please don’t picture a bowl of watered down iceberg lettuce with 3 slices of tomato and a couple carrot strips, because that is definitely not what I am talking about. That would be a cafeteria salad. Ew. When Brittany […]

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Burrito Bowl Basics

Burrito Bowl Basics

Happy Wednesday!! Just a quick little 101 for you today on my favorite- Burrito Bowls! Yes. I know.  They are EVERYWHERE.  But there are SO many recipes out there…so how do you know which ones you will love?! Look no further, friends.  I have a […]

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Simple Fiesta Tacos + Homemade Taco Seasoning

Simple Fiesta Tacos + Homemade Taco Seasoning

Please don’t look up fiesta in the dictionary, because I am fairly certain I am not using it correctly.  It tends to be my go-to word when I want to share something with a Mexican flare that is lacking a sufficient title.  I mean, you […]

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Chipotle Cheese Sauce

It’s FRIIIIIIIIIDAY! I’ll be honest.  I didn’t know if I would make it this week…but alas we are HERE and the weekend is upon us! I did something bad the other day that became good…VERY good. I was in the kitchen starved and alone with […]

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Creamy Summer Veggie Skillet

Yes. I know. It is becoming quite apparent that I LOVE color. But who doesn’t?! And with summer coming to a close (already?!) I felt it was my food blogging duty to my food loving friends to provide you with as much summer in a […]

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Crispy Baked Salmon w/ Herb Sauce

Fish scares me. I mean…not Nemo…I LOVE him. But the not cute fish who have no relation to Nemo and can be found in your local grocery store in plastic wrap. You see, we didn’t really grow up eating fish regularly. The occasional fried tilapia […]

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Sweet n’ Salty Roasted Salad

Ohhhh Wednesday. How in the world did you already arrive?? Summer weeks just seem to fly by faster and faster every year. Why?! Slooooowwwww doooowwwn. Other than these afternoons speeding by, the summer heat can NOT be denied right now. Glorious and sunny as it […]

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Toasted Mediterranean Avocado Hummus

So I was lying in bed super late the other night (read: 10:30…that’s late right?), not counting sheep, not daydreaming and not planning our next vacation. Nope. That is what normal people do. I, on the other hand, was dreaming up Toasted Mediterranean Avocado Hummus. […]

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Cilantro Lover’s Salsa

Cilantro Lover’s Salsa

Cilantro Lover’s Salsa is a restaurant style salsa with a strong punch of cilantro flavors with a blend of garlic and chilies!

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