Diners, Drive Ins & Dives – St. Louis

For Memorial Day weekend, we visited St. Louis, Missouri to see the Gateway Arch and explore the city. We also were able to hit up 4 Triple D restaurants! For those that don’t know what Triple D is, it’s a show on Food Network Called Diners, Drive Ins and Dives. It’s ran by Guy Fieri,Continue reading “Diners, Drive Ins & Dives – St. Louis”

Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

This one checks all the boxes for me. Potatoes, bacon, chicken fried in bacon grease, ranch, AND cheese?! Seriously so good. A little secret I’ve discovered recently is cooking the potatoes in the microwave beforehand so they cook faster. You’re probably like, yeah…duhhhh Abbie…but seriously, how did it take me 5 years to figure thatContinue reading “Cheesy Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole”

Tomato Basil Sauce

Ryan went out fishing today on Lake Michigan, and came home with a salmon filet and 2 trout filets! ❤️ yummmm! I had some leftover tomato paste in the fridge, and figured, let’s make a sauce to go with our fish! So I concocted something up and was quite pleased with the result. It wasContinue reading “Tomato Basil Sauce”

Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas

This is what we had for Cinco de Mayo! Super yummy, with fresh peppers in every bite! I found a recipe online that used this “secret ingredient” for fajita sauce, and then created my own version. It turned out soooo yummy! I served this over rice to make a chicken fajita bowl, but you couldContinue reading “Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas”

Homemade Creamy Tomato Soup

I got this recipe from my Cooks Country Cookbook, you can read my blog post about that by clicking here. This recipe was simple and easy, only using a handful of ingredients you probably have on hand! I always like to pair a grilled cheese sandwich with my tomato soup, as I thought everyone elseContinue reading “Homemade Creamy Tomato Soup”

Homemade Alfredo

This Alfredo is a staple in my house. I have always made this with chicken, but had no chicken this night so I went without it. I’ve also added bacon to this, which is super good! Just fry a cut up chicken breast in some olive oil, in the pan you will be making theContinue reading “Homemade Alfredo”

5 Simple & Quick Easter Recipes!

Easter Sunday is a day to celebrate. It’s a day to be thankful to God, a day to show love to our friends and family (even though we should be doing these things daily!), and it’s a day to eat good! Here are my recipe recommendations for Easter Sunday! Crock Pot 4 Cheese Mac &Continue reading “5 Simple & Quick Easter Recipes!”

Crock Pot 4 Cheese Mac & Cheese

I’ve been trying to perfect this Mac and cheese recipe for some time, and I’m happy to say I think this is the one. It’s sooo creamy and cheesy and just YUMMY! It’s also probably the easiest thing ever. YOU WILL NEED: Spray your slow cooker with non stick cooking spray. Cube your cream cheese.Continue reading “Crock Pot 4 Cheese Mac & Cheese”

Homemade Meatballs

I’ve tried a few different meatball recipes and I didn’t care for any of them. I would’ve rather just had the frozen ones from a bag. One day I decided to just wing it and try to make my own recipe. They actually turned out super good! So here’s my recipe: YOU WILL NEED: PutContinue reading “Homemade Meatballs”

Chicken Burrito Bowls

The very FIRST recipe going up on the blog is…..drumroll please…..chicken burrito bowls! These hearty bowls are packed full with flavor and all four food groups! I love making this healthier alternative to tacos and burritos. This meal would even be great to make ahead of time and freeze for those of you who mealContinue reading “Chicken Burrito Bowls”