How to make black beans

This sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but my Brazilian and Colombian friends, and a random Mexican cashier told me how to make black beans. I combined all of their recipes to make my own and they turned out delish for my first time! I had the best black beans I've ever tasted... Continue Reading →


How to make loaded potato soup

Yesterday we got more than a little snow in Charlotte, so it was the perfect day for comfort food. I went for potato soup. Every time I make it, I swear it was my best batch yet, but omg it was/is so good! Here's what you need: 4-5 small russet potatoes 1 package of bacon... Continue Reading →


Quick and easy Christmas treats!

It's almost Christmas y'all! If you're looking for something easy you can whip together to take to a work potluck, cookie exchange, or even something fun to do with your kids, I've got one for ya! It may sound odd, and not all that delish, but trust me, you will love chocolate covered Ritz peanut... Continue Reading →


Broccoli cheddar cheese soup recipe

It's soup season, yay! I decided I was going to step out of my box and make soups other than vegetable and potato this year! I love Panera's broccoli cheddar soup, so when I found this copy-cat recipe, I was super excited!  I decided to make it for dinner today and it turned out delish! ... Continue Reading →


Easter side dish: scalloped potatoes 

I don't think I've ever shared with you guys here, but I LOVE potatoes! I've never met a potato I didn't like. In my Bubba from Forrest Gump voice, I like them boiled, fried, diced...I just love them! French fries are my fav food, I could eat them everyday and I actually did eat them... Continue Reading →


Results of drinking apple cider vinegar for a month

For the last few years, I've been on a serious working out and eating healthier health kick. My endurance has improved, I've toned a little...but I wasn't losing much weight, which frustrated me to no end!!!! For years I've heard about people taking the Bragg brand of apple cider vinegar and losing weight. So, about... Continue Reading →


Easy chicken pot pie recipe

Lately I've had a craving for chicken pot pie. I don't know why because I haven't had any in years, and never the homemade kind, but I decided to make my own this weekend. I'm really getting to where I prefer to cook my meals instead of eating out. Mainly because I like to know... Continue Reading →


Cheesy chicken spaghetti 

On Sundays I like to make a meal that will last a few days during the week. This week's choice was cheesy chicken spaghetti! I've made a different version of this in the past, but I wanted to make some improvements because the first time it didn't wow me! This time, it came out perfect!... Continue Reading →


Tortellini, spinach, and tomato soup recipe

I'm a sucker for a Pinterest recipe or when I see one floating around on Facebook! So far, I haven't found one that I didn't like!  I saw this one posted on Facebook several times, and I always have it on my list of things to try, and I finally made it yesterday!    I made... Continue Reading →


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