• Stuffed Honeynut Squash

    Honeynut Squash is my new favorite squash.  Not familiar?  I wasn’t either, until last week.  They are everything you love about butternut only smaller, sweeter, more tender and perfect size for individuals sides.     Honeynut = Cuteness & Yumminess I was walking through Trader Joes looking at the produce and came across these super small butternut squash.  I was intrigued as I had never seen one so small.  Just then an employee walked up and asked if I had ever had a butternut squash and pointed at these adorable little beauties.  Once I said no she began to tell me every reason why I should  She said they cooked…

  • Sausage Dressing – Thanksgiving Must

    Sausage Dressing is hands down our families favorite dressing.  How do I know??  After 4 dressings, a blind taste test and an overwhelming vote… the winner has been named!!  Changing a Texas Girl’s World  Being a good Texas girl I grew up eating cornbread dressing every Thanksgiving.  The very traditional version of cornbread with onions, celery, and cornbread.  My mom would bake the cornbread days in advance and prep anything she could to make her cornbread dressing.   This Texas girls life was changed though a couple of years ago, I was introduced to bread and sausage dressing and it changed my life.  It was full of flavor, the bread…

  • Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas

    Black Eyed Peas are a must every New Years Day & this should be your go to recipe.  This year I decided to try a new recipe & let me tell you it is so, so good and all made in the Instant Pot. Black Eyed Pea tradition… Every year my parents would make black eyed peas for New Years Day with cornbread, this is my favorite cornbread recipe.  My mom would always use the leftover ham from Christmas which made the black eyed peas AMAZING!  For this recipe I used ham and smoked sausage.  I mean why not make them even better. What is your New Year’s Day tradition?…

  • Gluten Free Thanksgiving Dressing

    Thanksgiving is just around the corner… like literally AROUND the corner and I have the BEST dressing recipe ever (& it is gluten-free)!  Yep I said… THE BEST! It is all about the gluten free bread… In my opinion what makes this dressing the best is the bread! Surprise, surprise it is made with gluten free bread!  I know I was shocked as well.  The gluten free bread is naturally already drier in consistency and once you toast it to a golden brown it truly does become the perfect bread to carry all the dressing seasonings without getting too mushy. So how did this dressing happen you ask?  Well, last…

  • Sausage Dressing – Thanksgiving Must

    Sausage Dressing is hands down our families favorite dressing.  How do I know??  After 4 dressings, a blind taste test and an overwhelming vote… the winner has been named!!  At least one election is for certain in 2020. Changing a Texas Girl’s World  Being a good Texas girl I grew up eating cornbread dressing every Thanksgiving.  The very traditional version of cornbread with onions, celery, and cornbread.  My mom would bake the cornbread days in advance and prep anything she could to make her cornbread dressing.   This Texas girls life was changed though a couple of years ago, I was introduced to bread and sausage dressing and it changed…

  • Italian Sausage & Brussels Sprouts Skillet

    Italian Sausage & Brussels Sprouts skillet is a must make.  I am getting ready to jump back onto the KETO bandwagon and this will be on my food plan for sure. Skillet Meal in NO Time One of the best things about this one skillet recipe is how quick it comes together…in 30 minutes you can have dinner on the table.  The sausage cooks down and gives you just enough grease to sauté the shaved sprouts in, and it adds a TON of flavor to the dish s well. I purchase my brussels sprouts already shaved which saves a TON of time, if you cannot find them already shaved then…

  • KETO Egg Roll Bowl

    Is your week crazy busy?  I know mine has been.  There seems to be something popping up every couple minutes that has to be handled immediately.  Unfortunately that means dinner doesn’t get prepped… but no worries because this KETO Egg Roll Bowl is the perfect quick fix dinner!  I mean SUPER QUICK! Ready in under 30 When I say quick I mean this dish is ready to be served in less than 30 minutes.  YES… less than 30 minutes!  Oh yeah, and it is all prepared in one skillet.  You start with the sausage and then add on all the other yummy to make this dish really something special.  All…

  • KETO Quiche

    Since I started on my KETO journey I have been seeing egg “muffins” all over Pinterest.  I have been wanting to make them for a long time and today was the day.  Now I am kicking myself for not making them before now. Options…Options and more Options In my book options are always a good thing.  I wanted to have something that everyone would like so I went with a bacon option, a sausage option and an all veggie option with bell peppers.  In each option I added in chopped spinach and chopped onion.   Personally all were SO GOOD, but the bacon was my favorite… everything is better with…

  • Sausage Balls

    Christmas is FAST approaching and Holiday party season is in full swing and that means one thing in my house… Sausage Balls!  They are quick, easy and SOOOOO GOOD and the perfect party bite! Roll ‘Em Up Every Christmas season my brother calls and asks me then I am making sausage balls.  Growing up my mom made them every year.  In my mind the recipe must be something super special and hard because we only got them during the holidays.  Well, little did I know… they are SUPER EASY! With just a few ingredients, you probably already have on hand, you can make these tasty treats in no time. The…

  • One Pot Cajun Pasta

    I just don’t think you can ever have too many one pot meals in your arsenal of recipes.  It is even better when the one pot meal is loaded with TONS of flavor, cheese and is super easy. One pot…thats all The beauty of this dish is that with everything being cooked in the same pot the flavors just keep building as you continue cooking, giving this dish a TON of flavor.  First you start with the chicken, spices then the sausage and then comes the cream and pasta.   Everything comes together perfectly and then you stir in the cheese to finish off this super easy meal. OH the…