• Dinner,  Main Dishes,  Meal Prep,  Recipes

    Green Goddess Pasta Salad

    It is starting to warm up in Florida which is making me ready for all the spring/summer refreshing foods. I love a good pasta salad at the beach, poolside, or just for a weekday lunch. This pasta salad includes Trader Joe’s Green Goddess dressing. If you’ve never had it is amazing for pasta salads or really any salad honestly. It is vegan and basically just avocados, green onions, lemon juice, chives, basil, and garlic. You could definitely make this pasta salad with another dressing if you don’t go to Trader Joe’s or don’t have access to one nearby though. You could easily make this pasta salad with a balsamic dressing…

  • Dinner,  Meal Prep,  Recipes

    One Pan Turkey Kielbasa and Broccoli

    I am always down for an easy meal after a long work day. Sure I love cooking something extravagant up every once in a while, but after work is typically not the time. Having one pan meals I can just toss in the oven then go do a few things around the house and have dinner ready is the ideal situation. This one pan turkey kielbasa and broccoli is very similar to my one pan turkey kielbasa recipe with just switching up the vegetables a little bit. I personally love them both for some variety, but some people might like the vegetables in one better than the other. Regardless, the…

  • Breakfast,  Recipes

    Maple Pecan Waffles

    These maple pecan waffles make the perfect breakfast for any season. The cinnamon, maple, and pecan flavors mix together to create a deliciously sweet waffle. It almost tastes like french toast with an added crunch of the pecans when you bite into the waffle. They are absolutely delicious. These would make the perfect treat for a holiday, birthday breakfast, or even on the weekend to change things up a little. These are incredibly easy to make too with only taking about 15 minutes to cook and only require 5 ingredients. It doesn’t get much easier then that. These can easily be served by themselves or with a side of bacon,…

  • Dinner,  Main Dishes,  Meal Prep,  Recipes

    Honey Sesame Chicken and Broccoli

    Who else loves some good sesame chicken?? This honey sesame chicken and broccoli is delicious and can be made without ever leaving the comfort of your own home. Eating out is always a nice treat, but I love eating in most days. Anyone else??? The honey sesame chicken and broccoli makes a great dinner for the family, meal prep for lunches, or dinner for two. You can easily double this recipe to make as much as you need. The honey sesame chicken is cooked with olive oil, teriyaki sauce, ground ginger, garlic powder, and a splash of white wine. I cooked it in a cast iron skillet, which helped the…

  • Recipes,  Side Dishes

    Almond Roasted Green Beans

    These almond roasted green beans make the perfect side dish for a family dinner, weekly meal prep, or potluck dish. With the holidays upon us these would compliment a holiday dinner perfectly. I roast the almond green beans in the oven to give them a slight crispy texture. The savory flavors of the salt, pepper, garlic powder and oregano work perfectly to add a delicious taste without being too over powering. The green beans are roasted in the oven for about 30-40 minutes, which also make this recipe easy and requiring very little work. It is a win win honestly. Ingredients you’ll need for Almond Roasted Green Beans: 16 ounces…

  • Main Dishes,  Recipes,  Seafood,  Side Dishes

    Shrimp Mango Salad

    Looking for a simple and refreshing salad recipe? You have come to the right place! This shrimp mango salad is incredibly easy and delicious. It is great for an easy lunch, appetizer, or even a quick dinner. It combines shrimp, mango, cucumbers, lime juice, and cilantro. The shrimp mango salad would be a great dish year round to enjoy with a BBQ, poolside, or for an outdoor picnic. It tastes delicious served with chips, crackers, over a bed of rice, or served as nachos. Ingredients you’ll need for the Shrimp Mango Salad: 1 lb. of cooked shrimp 1 chopped cucumber 2 limes 1 diced mango 1 tbsp. of diced cilantro…

  • Recipes,  Side Dishes

    Balsamic Bacon Brussel Sprouts

    Brussels sprouts…they seem to be every child’s worst nightmare of vegetables right? These roasted balsamic bacon brussel sprouts are delicious. They are easily roasted in the oven with some balsamic glaze, pecans, and chicken bacon. This side dish will definitely remind you of all the savory aromas of Thanksgiving day regardless of when you make it. They get a nice little crispy taste to them once they come out of the oven. The balsamic, pecan, and bacon combination adds so much flavor to them. These would make a great side dish with chicken, pork chops, steak, or even salmon. With the holidays right around the corner these would also be…

  • Dinner,  Main Dishes,  Recipes

    Prosciutto Arugula Pizza

    Who else loves a tasty pizza? A Friday night with pizza and wine…you can count me in. Being dairy-free I always love finding new alternatives to still enjoying a delicious pizza. This prosciutto arugula pizza did not disappoint and the best part is it can be made dairy-free and gluten-free if needed. I used a cauliflower crust, primal kitchen’s garlic alfredo sauce, arugula, prosciutto, and walnuts. It was like the perfect white pizza and added some variety aside from the common pizza toppings. It could also be made with just about any crust you prefer. You could use a flatbread, gluten free crust, cauliflower crust, or even a regular pizza…

  • Dinner,  Main Dishes,  Recipes

    Easy Teriyaki Chicken Bowl

    Teriyaki chicken is one of my favorite ways to make chicken. You might be thinking of that food court or take out teriyaki chicken, but I made this easy teriyaki chicken bowl at home. It was a perfect simple dinner recipe after a long work day. I included jasmine rice, mixed greens, broccoli and teriyaki chicken. I topped the chicken with some sesame seeds to add a little extra crunch. You could definitely do without the sesame seeds if you prefer. I love that this easy teriyaki chicken bowl can be quite versatile too. The chicken could easily be made with different sides. You could add it to a stir…

  • Breakfast,  Dessert,  Recipes,  Snacks

    Pumpkin Spice Muffins

    As soon as September 1st hits it is pumpkin season if you ask me. I love the cozy feel of fall and all the pumpkin recipes. Florida is still quite hot during the fall, but you can still count me in on all the pumpkin recipes. These pumpkin spice muffins are super easy to make and delicious. If being easy to make and tasting delicious wasn’t already enough they also only require 5 ingredients. This is like the ideal recipe if you ask me. These muffins aren’t super sweet either they have that perfect pumpkin spice flavor to them. These pumpkin spice muffins make a great fall breakfast, snack, or…