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Loaded Vegetable Minestrone Soup

As soon as the cooler weather hits, I cannot get enough of soups and stews. (Mainly because I am always cold. I am currently sitting here typing in big slippers, drinking a hot tea and basking in the hot pack that I heated up purely just to keep me warm… oh and I am preheating my bed with a heating pad.. for real) Fortunately, over these last few years, I have built quite the collection of tried and true recipes that I continue to make over and over again!

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Balls

I thought I would share another easy recipe with you guys this week. I am ALL about easy. When something is easy, and it tastes great. That’s a double win! I can’t take credit for this recipe, I screen shotted it from someone that I follow on Instagram so I can’t link it back to the source, but if you happen to see this recipe and it’s yours… THANK YOU!

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Crock Pots and Cookbooks!

Two staples that I could not live without: a crock pot and a few solid cookbooks.

There is nothing that I despise more than finishing a long day of work, picking up Clara and then having to think on the fly about what I am going to make for dinner. This would be the time when I would think of something quick, that generally would not fall under the “healthy” nor “balanced” categories. It was a lot easier to eat something that required less effort and was less healthy when it was just the two of us. Now that we have our daughter, a little extra planning needs to go into it because I like to make sure that most of the meals I serve are wholesome and good for her little growing body!

I have not always been a big fan of cooking.

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