Easy Make Ahead Meals

Life just never seems to slow down, and I’ve learned to embrace it not dread it. There always seems to be a million things that need to get done: laundry, cleaning, catching up on TV (because that is a priority… #TGIT), getting Aidan ready for the next day at daycare, work, blogging, decorating the house,

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Easy Chicken Gyros

On my quest to healthier eating, I needed a way to sneak in more veggies without it always being a salad. I have always loved ethnic food, and have a special place in my heart for Mediterranean/Greek food, but have never made it at home. One of my favorite go-to meals at a Greek restaurant

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Rigatoni with Swiss Chard & Sausage

While I prefer baking, cooking is a hobby that I thoroughly enjoy and sadly don’t do enough. I try to make sure Kyle & I eat at home more than we eat out, but we typically make easy meals that require little to no prep time! My favorite dinners usually involve grilling out, so for

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Noodles & Co – Wisconsin Mac & Cheese Hack

I absolutely LOVE Noodles & Co. In college, I regularly frequented this place ordering the same meal every time: Regular Wisconsin Mac & Cheese with Parmesan Crusted Chicken, a Rice Krispie Treat, & Diet Coke. After moving to Chicago, we lived about 1 mile from TWO options: the N. Clybourn location & the Clark/Broadway location.

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Easy Winter Recipes

As the weather gets colder by the day, I’m spending more & more time indoors. I’m NOT a cold weather fan. My family only took warm weather vacations, and I went skiing for the first time only 2 years ago. The only good thing about winter in my opinion (aside from Christmas!) is the food.

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Healthier Eggplant Parmesan

  It was a sign. BOTH of my colleagues were eating Eggplant Parmesan for lunch the other day. I know I’m now in the NorthEast where there is a HEAVY Italian influence, but let me just say – my Midwestern roots did not expose me to “Eggplant Parmesan”. I could totally school them in Pork

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Dinner Date – The Black Powder Tavern

Kyle & I live right by Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. It’s full of parks, deer, old stone homes, and restaurants that always claim their establishments once served the likes of George Washington…and we eat it up – literally. So while driving around one weekend, we saw “The Black Powder Tavern”, and after looking the menu

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