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The Best Easy 5 Bean Salad

The Best Easy 5 Bean Salad is perfect for potlucks, cookouts, and picnics. It’s inexpensive to make, easily feeds a crowd, and if you have leftovers it’s better the next day! This 5 bean salad is probably the most requested thing I make, which seems ridiculous because it’s stupid easy (literally chopping some things and …

Coffee Rubbed Steak and Eggs

A simple flank steak rubbed with coffee, a little sweet, and a little spice. Served over a poached egg, warm herbed potatoes, and fresh greens, these coffee rubbed steak and eggs are the perfect hearty brunch dish. Could there BE a meal any better than brunch? (<<– bonus points if you got my 90’s sitcom …

Warm Herbed Potatoes

Red skinned potatoes tossed with olive oil and fresh herbs. These warm herbed potatoes are a great side with any meal and would be great at your Easter table! Also a happy addition to brunch. I have decided that I need a phone with buttons. I mean, I love my smart phone – don’t get …

Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Welcome to my lunch every day for the last week. Really — I’m not even exaggerating. I am totally addicted to this salad/dressing/hopeful spring-summer combo. I’m on a blackberry trip lately, and if you are too then you will also want to try the Easiest Blackberry Cobbler. It’s almost as fast as making a salad!

Pecan Chicken Salad

Lately I’ve been watching that show Kitchen Nightmares while I cook and test recipes and do my daily thing. In case you’re new here or just missed this weird but true fact, I am basically incapable of accomplishing household tasks without the TV on in the background (or the music… it depends on my mood …

Caesar Salad Pitas with Lightened Up Caesar Dressing

I thought it might be nice to reassure you that I actually don’t just eat cakes and cookies all day. As much as I would LOVE to exist solely on sugary goodness and coffee (and breakfast. and pizza. and Mexican food. okay, maybe I just like food. but my teeth are super sweet), I actually …