Homemade Fettuccine Alfredo

Do you ever shy away from making a recipe because you assume it will be difficult? I can’t even count how many times I’ve done this! There are plenty of dishes I’m still intimidated by. I almost pretend they don’t exist so I don’t have to think about the work and skill that will have […]

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White Bean & Basil Falafel

Can you tell I’ve been really digging my Mediterranean roots with the recipes I’ve been posting?! Spanakopita salmon, whipped feta and now falafel. Give me all the Med foods all day, every day. This recipe is a special one for me because as I was creating it, it took me back in time. Falafel was […]

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Homemade Hot Pockets

I was born January 23, 1990 – right at the start of the greatest decade ever. I’m a 90s baby through and through. My life was filled with Spice Girl songs, Giga Pets and of course, too many beanie babies to count. In the summer, you could find me eating Lunchables and drinking bottles of […]

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Rainbow Greek Yogurt Bowl

A little fun fact about me: I was Dorothy in my middle school’s production of Wizard of Oz in sixth grade. It was by far the highlight of my childhood and really sparked my love for music and singing even more. My love runs deep for the Wizard of Oz and all things Judy Garland, […]

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Gerald the Giraffe Bananas

Alright… it has snowed for the millionth time in the suburbs of Chicago and I am going CRAZY!!! I feel so bad for our kids because things have started to get pretty boring indoors and we could all use some fresh air and sunshine. Sure, we can get out of the house and run around […]

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Spicy Sausage Dip

The other day I was reminiscing about college and living in the dorms. I thought about the friends I made my first couple of years, all of the classes I never wanted to study for, and for some reason, my mind jumped all the way to disgusting cafeteria food (most of my trains of thought […]

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Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Tacos

Feast Day is near and if you’ve visited the blog lately, I’m sure you can tell that it’s all that’s on my mind. Do you blame me though? If Feast Day is also on your brain and you’re continuing to plan what to make this Thursday,  here are some recipes I posted the past couple […]

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Green Bean Casserole

Hey now, hey now… this is what green beans are made of. See what I did there? Any Lizzie McGuire fans? No… just me. Okay, cool. My life was all about the green beans yesterday. As I sought to prepare my final Thanksgiving dish for the blog this year, I had a tough time deciding […]

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Italian Sausage, Squash & Farro Stuffing

My parents have hosted Thanksgiving for as long as I can remember and every year our house was packed with a bunch of Greeks and Italians. Aunts, uncles, grandparents, first cousins and even second cousins. It was always a special time being with our extended family. Because our Thanksgiving gatherings are always full of people, […]

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Buttermilk Cornbread Muffins

Who’s ready for Thanksgiving food?? This girl is!! Bring on the tryptophan. In the coming weeks, I’ll be posting a bunch of recipes perfect for bringing to a gathering, or for serving at your own. When I was younger, I thought Thanksgiving food was pretty standard, but after making recipes over the years, I’ve realized the […]

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