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Thanksgiving Side Dish: Brussel Sprouts, Sweet Potatoes, & Beets

Antique white tureen filled with roasted brussel sprouts for a delicious Thanksgiving Side Dish

Roasted Brussel sprouts are a classic for Thanksgiving side dishes, but liven up this traditional recipe with a healthy twist by adding pickled beets and sweet potatoes! Brussel sprouts, beets, and sweet potatoes are three of my favorite autumn foods! So I figured why not put them all together and see what kind of magic …

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How to Brine a Turkey for Thanksgiving

Brine a turkey for the perfectly cooked Golden turkey with moist, tender meat and delicious taste

Want to cook the perfect turkey for Thanksgiving this year? Yes, then you need to learn how to brine a turkey! I’m sharing tried and true tricks, the recipe, and what you need to know to brine a turkey for Thanksgiving. Y’all this maple brown sugar brined turkey will melt in your mouth and wow …

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Sausage Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Fall table with sausage stuffed portobello mushrooms for dinner. Delicious fall recipe!

For a hearty dish that is sure to please meat-lovers and veggie-lovers alike try these delicious sausage stuffed portobello mushrooms! Hey y’all! I’m back with another yummy recipe perfect for autumn and the cooler temps headed our way. This is a hearty dish that is easy to make, and you can store the stuffing in …

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Al Fresco Summer Dining with Hydrangea Tablescape

hydrangea centerpiece with glass hurricane and white candle

Grab a glass of bubbly Prosecco and join me for some al fresco summer dining at this hydrangea tablescape! It’s a sultry evening in July. The sun is wistfully sinking and the fireflies are just beginning to flash. The smell of charcoal wafts across the back yard and effervescent Prosecco tickles your nose as the …

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Tuna Avocado Open Face Sammies

Looking for a quick, light and healthy week day meal? Try these incredibly simple but oh so tasty tuna avocado open face sammies with pickled onion and almonds!

Looking for a quick, light and healthy week day meal? Try these incredibly simple but oh so tasty tuna avocado open face sammies with pickled onion and almonds! We tried the most delicious tuna and avocado open face sammies this week! They were so delicious we ate the entire batch, and I just had to …

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Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup with White Beans

Winter isn't over yet! Be prepared for those unexpected snow flurries and freezing temps with this yummy crockpot tortilla soup made with chicken and white beans.

Winter isn’t over yet! Be prepared for those unexpected snow flurries and freezing temps with this yummy crockpot chicken tortilla soup made with chicken and white beans. I made this soup on my snow day a couple of weeks ago.  I meant to make a white bean chili, but I didn’t have all the ingredients, …

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Secrets to Make Breakfast Smoothies Fast, Filling & Tasty

Use these 3 secrets to make breakfast smoothies fast, easy, filling and tasty.  You'll be hooked on their healthy goodness just like me!

Use these 3 secrets to make breakfast smoothies fast, easy, filling and tasty.  You’ll be hooked on their healthy goodness just like me! I love breakfast smoothies! I really, really love them, and actually I’m starting to feel just the tiniest bit addicted. I literally want a smoothie for breakfast every morning.  Now brunch…brunch is …

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3 Rules to Hosting a Summer Dinner Party

Follow these 3 rules to host a noteworthy summer dinner party filled with good conversation, delicious food, and plentiful libations.

Follow these 3 rules to host a noteworthy summer dinner party filled with good conversation, delicious food, and plentiful libations + 2 recipes perfect for your menu! Summer and al fresco dining are just two little delicious peas in a pod.  They go together hand in hand like PB&J, salt & pepper, and I don’t …

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The Perfect Summer Picnic for Two

Throw the perfect summer picnic for two this July 4th with the right picnic food, portable baskets, gingham accessories, and sunflowers!

Throw the perfect summer picnic for two this July 4th with the right picnic food, portable baskets, gingham accessories, and sunflowers! S. and I love to go on picnics. Sometimes it is as simple as grabbing a Bo-box (yes, one of our guilty pleasures is Bojangles fried chicken) and heading up to the parkway, and …

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My Top 5 Healthy Living Strategies

5 Healthy Living Strategies to help you feel better, have more energy, and adopt a healthy lifestyle!

5 Healthy Living Strategies to help you feel better, have more energy, and adopt a healthy lifestyle! Are you trying to eat and live more healthy? Me too, but sometimes it seems so complicated and practically impossible! We are bombarded by healthy eating advice, scientific findings, new diet crazes, and of course surrounded by junk …

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