Leftover Dump: Turkey + Asparagus Casserole

Hi friends, I hope your week is going well so far! The other night Casey and I looked at each other and started that dialog I always dread… “What do you want for dinner”, “I don’t know, what do you want?”, “Nothing sounds good to me”, “Me either – should we order pizza?”. On these […]

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Soup Series: Classic Potato

It was kind of a rough one in our household this past weekend. Both Dane and myself picked up colds somewhere (see my last post – I KNEW this was coming, it’s like I looked into a crystal ball.) Mine is more sinuses and a stuffed up head than anything and Dane’s is either a […]

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Soup Series: Hamburger Soup

Hey everyone! I’ve got a tasty little blog post for you to check out but first, I wanted to share a little backstory on this whole soup series thing I’ve been doing. From the time I was a little kid one of my favorite memories has always been spending time in the kitchen cooking with […]

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Chicken Asparagus Roll-ups

I was feeling a little fancy last night so I decided to make one of my very favorite go-to “showstopper” meals. This delicious and easier-than-it-looks meal is close to my heart because it was one of the first dinners Casey and I made together way back when we were dating in Chicago. It has just […]

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Soup Series: Spicy Meatball & Orzo Soup

Hey guys, this edition of the soup series is suuuuper easy, delicious and the brothy base makes it a healthy choice too! I make this a lot when chicken noodle soup sounds good but we want to spice it up a little. What You Need 1 bag of meatballs – I love the Italian Style […]

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Soup Series: Spicy White Chicken Chili

Hello friends! I hope you had a fabulous weekend! We’ve been completely obsessed over the Olympics – Casey and I were both competitive swimmers growing up so we geek out so hard over the Summer Olympics.What are your fav sports? I am SO excited to announce this series of blog posts. For those who know […]

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What We Ate: Spicy Giardiniera Chicken

I’ve heard from people that sometimes your tastes change during pregnancy, and then those tastes stick around afterwards. I can absolutely attest to this being true. Before I had Dane, I loved candy – the sour/fruity kind (lemon-heads, skittles, sprees etc), but sweets weren’t really my thing… we didn’t even have cake at our wedding! […]

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What We Ate: Cilantro Lime Rice

Hi friends! This side dish is one of the standards in our household. We have taco night at least once a week – it doesn’t matter what protein… beef, turkey (our latest fave), chicken, shrimp, steak or pork (check out my pork carnitas recipe here – YUM). This goes with them all. Cilantro lime rice […]

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Summer Eats: Ramen Salad

You know, people always say Mondays are hard… but I feel like Tuesdays are the real ugly/evil step-sister of the week. The week is nowhere near over with, and it’s just as hard to stay awake at the computer than a Monday! Bring on the coffee!! Anyway, onto the good stuff! Over the weekend, our […]

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Spaghetti Sauce Perfection

Happy Monday friends! I’m coming down from an amazing weekend celebrating one of my very best friends’ bachelorette party. Friday and Saturday were spent in a private chalet in the WI Dells – the weather was perfection, the drinks were flowing and my stomach still hurts from laughing so much. The friendships I have from […]

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