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My Clear-Out-the-Pantry Recipe

It’s getting chilly in NC! Ok, not really – it’s still 80 during the day, but it’s down in the 60s at night and that’s good enough for me to get to break out the crockpot. Don’t ask my why, but for some reason I just feel like the crockpot is more for the cooler […]

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Quick and Easy Dinner with Modern Table

I like to cook… sometimes. Most of the time I just want a healthy, home-cooked meal that doesn’t have me in the kitchen for hours! I recently stumbled upon Modern Table meals at Target (and later found them at EarthFare, too!) and fell in love! This Italian girl loves her some pasta, but it’s obviously […]

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Quick and Easy Smashed Potatoes

Looking for a quick side dish to make with dinner tonight? Here is one of my go-to recipes that my bestie taught me and it’s so simple! The Ingredients One bag of multi-colored small potatoes Salt Avocado oil Italian seasoning Garlic salt Black pepper Parmesan cheese The Directions Start by boiling a bag of multi […]

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My Ultimate (Kitchen Sink) Guacamole

Have you heard of a kitchen sink salad? Well, my guacamole is pretty similar because I throw everything in it! In my house, we all like chunky, spicy guacamole and mine is definitely a labor of love! I make massive batches and our family gobbles it up fast. The Ingredients: 4 avocados 8 oz diced […]

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Jazzing up the Blue Box (Mac and Cheese)

It’s no secret that one of Kyle’s favorite foods is mac and cheese. True story: At our wedding, we did a second wave of “drunk food” at midnight which included things like mini burgers, pizza, etc., and Kyle insisted with the caterers that he wanted mac and cheese straight out of the box. The chef […]