Category: weeknight

Lemony Boiled Shrimp + Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

lemony boiled shrimp with honey mustard dipping sauce

Jon Boy loves him some shrimp. Shrimp poboy, shrimp gumbo, shrimp stew, shrimp soup, shrimp étoufée, coconut shrimp, lemon shrimp, shrimp and potatoes… you get the idea. [Also – great movie.] Jon Boy asks for this all the time, and I’m happy to oblige because it takes less than 10 minutes to make, it’s healthy,

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Wednesday Whereabouts: Cookbooks + Cameras

corey douglas

Guess who’s excited that the AAASSSTTTRRROOOOOSSS have made the playoffs? I swear this kid is their Fan Numero Uno. His adorable hat is too big for him, but it’s by far his favorite item of clothing. This little guy will sit down and watch the game along with than any other big-bellied fella around. He’s

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Tuscan Chicken Cakes + Tomato Basil Relish + Golden Aioli

tuscan chicken cakes

This recipe is the thing of dreams. It’s super low-calorie, good for you, and it’s easy enough for a weeknight [oh, and yummy, too]. You can prep everything ahead of time, so that when it’s time to eat, all you’ve gotta do is brown the chicken cakes in a skillet then cook ’em in the

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Chicken with Cream of Mushroom + Worcestershire and Scenes from the Weekend

chicken in cream of mushroom

I’ve posted this recipe before, but I had to share it again because it’s one of our go-to dinners when we’re hungry but don’t wanna cook (like last Saturday night). This was one of my Daddy’s favorite things to throw together on a weeknight after work and school. I love how food memories are some

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Salsa-Crazy Chicken Bowls

salsa crazy chicken bowl

These little bowls of yummy are so simple to make, I really shouldn’t even call this a recipe. But I’m going to anyways, so booyah. I love a weeknight dinner that’s healthy + easy, but that can also be customized by each person chowing down (chili, tacos, pulled pork sandwiches, etc.). This little gem is

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Mexican Veggie Medley + Friday Randoms

Mexican Veggie Medley

What a perfect time of year: the end of summer, the beginning of school, the beginning of (slightly) cooler weather, and of course fall decor. Gotta love it! I also love this time of year because of the delicious summer vegetables available at Farmer’s Markets and in the grocery stores. Completely perfect tomatoes + summer

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Two Healthy Sides: Cauliflower Rice 2.0 + Cauliflower Mash

cauliflower mash

Cauliflower Mash – Comin’ At Ya! BUT – a little about life lately before I dive into that yummy situation up there… Now that Harvey has left the building, we’re enjoying some pretty fantastic weather down here in Houston. It’s actually feeling like fall around here: cool breeze, temps in the high 70’s in the

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Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Meatballs

mozzarella stuffed chicken meatballs

Hurricane Harvey is here! Well, technically not here where we are, but in Texas anyway. We’ve been spared the bad stuff for now, but we’re getting ready for flooding and some heavy winds. Until then… we’re just hanging out and playing with the big boy and cookin’ some yummy stuff. Jon Boy actually helped me

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P-Dub’s Chicken in Mustard Cream Sauce + Gettin’ Hurricane Harvey Ready!

chicken in mustard cream sauce pioneer woman

I love me some Pioneer Woman. Her cookbook, Dinnertime, is one of my all-time faves! Everything I’ve made from her easy-to-read book has been delicious + simple + a hit with the fam. I made her Chicken in Mustard Cream Sauce on Thursday as we were panicking + getting ready for Hurricane Harvey. It takes less

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Crock Pot Wednesday + How to Stop Receiving Junk Mail

crock pot pork chops

I have a confession: I kind of cheated. I did Crock Pot Wednesday on Monday this week because I was just too freakin’ pooped already. This week has been a doozie trying to catch-up on laundry, dishes, cooking, shopping, etc. from being gone last week. Side note – how can being gone ONE week feel

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