Roasted Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad

Ahhh the weekend. I’ve really been looking forward to the weekend!! And not because of any exciting plans or anything spectacular, it’s just because I’m super excited to spend two whole days at home in my sweats with nowhere to go! The work and school week is always so crazy busy around here, and sometimes…

Homemade Fish Sticks with Tarter Sauce

When I was a kid my mom used to make our family frozen fish sticks for dinner and we loved them! It was the 80’s and microwave ovens and convenience foods were all the rage. Now as an adult I’m not such a fan of frozen fish sticks. Frozen meals are usually full of sodium,…

Carnitas

Carnitas!! Just thinking about slow braised pork, pulled apart and oven roasted until slightly crisp makes my mouth water! Carnitas can be eaten alone or used as a filling in tacos or burritos. I think my family’s favorite way to eat carnitas is when I make “burrito bowls”. I make cilantro lime rice and top…

Old Fashioned Meatloaf

Ok, so let’s be honest, meatloaf isn’t one of the most sexy or trendsetting recipes, but it is one of my most favorite comfort meals. I think that’s true for most of us, which is why it remains such a classic even today. There are so many different ways to jazz up a meatloaf. BBQ…