#CookingHacks: How to peel garlic in 30 seconds!

How to peel garlic

As a busy, on the go mom, I'm always looking for ways to make life a little easier. Two of the things I spend the most time on in my house are cooking and cleaning... Ok... who am I trying to kid... I clean as little as humanly possible, but I do cook, alot! So finding ways to save time and increase efficiencies in the kitchen means that I get to spend less time cooking for … [Read more...]

{RECIPE} Homemade Nutella

Homemade Nutella

February 5th is World Nutella Day! Yes... It's a thing -- a day entirely dedicated to peoples love and passion for Nutella. Funny story, it wasn't until I was in my 30's that I discovered I liked Nutella. My mom had a very persuasive way of convincing us kids that we didn't like the things that she didn't want us to like. Mostly it was just messy or overly sugary foods like … [Read more...]

{RECIPE} The Best Chicken Noodle Soup

This Homemade Chicken Noodle soup is the epitome of comfort food. Ready in under an hour, you'll never go back to canned again!

Cold & Flu season is upon us, and nothing says comfort food like a big 'ol bowl of chicken noodle soup, amiright? As soon as the weather gets colder, all I can think about is soup -- stews, chowders, bisques, you name it -- I want it in my belly. My man was recently laid up with a bad case of the man cold, and being the supportive girlfriend I am I nursed him back to … [Read more...]

{RECIPE} Copycat Freshii Pangoa Buddha Bowl

Buddha Bowl

Buddha bowl, also known as glory or hippie bowls, are all the rage right now when it comes to quick and easy, hearty meals. These filling bowls are typically made with a base of healthy grains such as brown rice or quinoa, and topped with various greens, raw or roasted veggies, and beans. Often, Buddha bowl are topped with dried fruits, nuts, seeds and dressings for added … [Read more...]

{RECIPE} Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Fall is soup weather. Couch and onesie aside, nothing is cozier or more comforting than a hearty bowl of soup. Roasted Cauliflower Soup in this case! I am a lover of all the carbs -- chowder, chili, stew... You name it, I'll eat it! I love this recipe in part because it's crazy quick and easy to make, but also because it's chalk full of carb-friendly cauliflower. … [Read more...]