Meal Prep | Recipes | Salad

Southwest Chicken Salad

A week or two ago I made a big batch of these salads, inspired by the Santa Fe Kickin’ Chicken Salad at a local restaurant, and they were so good! I mean, it’s a salad served on a bed of tortilla chips and topped with a super flavorful ranch dressing, so you can’t really go […]

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Beyond the Eats

Asian Pork Burgers

These burgers are a quick and flavorful alternative to traditional hamburgers. The pork pairs so well with the seasoning, but ground chicken would work well as an alternative to beef and pork. Also, I cannot recommend enough that you top these with an Asian-style/inspired pickled veggie. I’ve always used my Easy Pickled Ginger and Veggies, […]

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Beyond the Eats

Easy Pickled Ginger and Veggies

I love these pickled veggies along side pretty much any Asian-inspired meal. They add the perfect crunch and a hit of acidity and ginger flavor. Ingredients:1/2 cup water1/2 cup rice vinegar2 teaspoons salt2 cups broccoli slaw mix (I buy a pre-shredded broccoli slaw mix next to the lettuce at the grocery store. You can use […]

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Beyond the Eats

Masculine Stripes Baby Blanket

In February I’ll have two sweet new nephews and I am so excited. That combined with the fact that it’s fall, means I’ve been crocheting baby blankets in my spare time. I’ve finished one and I am in love with how it turned out. I think it’s just perfect for a little boy. I love […]

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salt and pepper sourdough discard crackers
Baking | Recipes | Sourdough

Salt and Pepper Sourdough Discard Crackers

I started my sourdough journey for the bread, but I’m staying for the crackers. These crackers specifically. They’re light and flakey and buttery. I could probably (definitely) eat an entire batch by myself in one sitting. So, without further ado, Salt and Pepper Sourdough Discard Crackers. (This is adapted from a King Arthur Flour cracker […]

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Drinks | Recipes

Alex’s Margaritas

My husband, Alex, has been making these margaritas for years when we have company over and they’re always a hit. If you’re from the midwest, they’re like an upgraded Carlos O’Kelly’s margarita. If you’re not from the midwest, picture any sit down Mexican chain restaurant. You know the one. They serve their margaritas in giant […]

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Cookies | Recipes

Chocolate Chip & Sprinkle Mega Cookies

Harper and I made these HUGE cookies from Sally’s Baking Addiction yesterday. This is the second batch of jumbo cookies we’ve made in the last week (#quarantine) and these were way better than the first version we made. That extra egg yolk makes all difference in the world. Side note: I love getting recipes from […]

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