Homemade Croutons

Stale bread? Have I got a solution for you! And, it’s a yummy one! So, make a sweep of the pantry and get ready for a tasty addition to a plethora of meals. It’s time for some homemade croutons! Dice your leftover bread into crouton-size cubes and toss into a large mixing bowl. My preference […]

The Crockpot Club | Bone Broth

BONE BROTH Brought to you by Bianca from The Pierogie Mama INGREDIENTS 1 roast chicken carcass, with the yummiest meat picked off. This recipe uses all the not so yummy bits from the chicken :) Any available uncooked veggies you have (such as carrot, celery, garlic, onion scraps) 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar 2 […]

Sweet Rice Porridge

Jemma has officially entered a new phase of toddler eating … picky! I’m willing that it passes soon! My sweet girl who used to inhale anything and everything has become quite opinionated about what graces her plate. There are only a few things I can count on for meal success right now and one of […]

The Crockpot Club | Taco Soup

TACO SOUPBrought to you by Claire from The Adventures of Lactating Girl INGREDIENTS 1 lb ground beef 1 medium onion, diced 1 bell pepper, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes 1 can (14 oz) corn 1 can (14 oz) black beans 1 packet taco seasoning 4 cups beef broth DIRECTIONS […]

Homemade Crusty Bread

Oh, friends. I have made 5 loaves of this bread in the span of two weeks. Yep. That good. We’ve had it as a dinner side, base for open face sandwiches and dinner itself one random night. The original recipe is from this brilliant baker and I can’t wait to start trying out some fancy […]

Hello 2013

Well hello there middle of January! How did we already find ourselves here? Slow start on the 2013 resolutions I suppose. Oops. Regardless, to keep myself accountable, here’s the list. Plan Max a special birthday. I know things between my first and second child will never be equal, but I’m doing my best to make […]

Pioneer Woman Copycat

Hey there, Ree … it’s me, Gretchen, I’m one of your faraway besties. The one that you don’t really know, but would adore if you did. That’s why I make it a habit to try out your recipes, because recipe theft is the sincerest form of flattery, right? Over the last while I’ve whipped up […]

Christmas Eve Soup Tour

I adore having food traditions during the holidays. I know some families have candy-making days, others decorate gingerbread houses, and some host cookie exchanges or peppermint parties. Us, I guess we skip the sweets and go straight for the “real” food. Christmas Eve is all about soup and Christmas Day is celebrated with a salt-packed […]