Category: cooking

Rain, Rain...You Can Stay!

Rain, Rain...You Can Stay!
To be honest right off the bat, I’m not sure if I’m writing this more for YOU, or for myself. It rains a LOT in Chicago. A lot more than I remember it did, and while I only spent 10 years away, the weather seems to have gotten a bit worse while I was gone.... Read more »

Taste Test Tuesday #5: Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Gyros

Taste Test Tuesday #5: Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Gyros
You know me. Though I hate this in myself, I can’t help but admit I’m a bit lazy. That’s the main reason I absolutely love my slow cooker. I especially love recipes where you don’t have to do anything BUT throw all the ingredients into your slow cooker. Then, you just wait and TA-DA! Dinner... Read more »

Taste Test Tuesday #4: Healthy Sweet n Sour Chicken (under 350 calories!)

Taste Test Tuesday #4: Healthy Sweet n Sour Chicken (under 350 calories!)
Growing up, my sole go-to meal when ordering out from Chinese restaurants was Sweet n Sour Chicken. I’ve got a huge sweet tooth (as if you couldn’t tell, from all my baking recipes!) and anytime I can order something sweet as my main meal, I’m gonna go for it. I didn’t pay much attention to... Read more »
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Taste Test Tuesday #3: Skinny Chocolate Muffins

Taste Test Tuesday #3: Skinny Chocolate Muffins
It’s always a bit promising when something has the word “skinny” in the title, right? It is to me. I’m always looking for healthy/healthier ways to still get to indulge a bit, without all the guilt. These muffins are quick and easy, and definitely a healthier way to give in to your sweet tooth! Ingredients... Read more »

Taste Test Tuesday #2: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Taste Test Tuesday #2: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
OMG. You guys. I do a LOT of baking. I’ve found that baking is a huge stress reliever for me – and while I’m baking, I’m already excited to share what I’m making with people. Out of everything that I’ve been baking lately, these have got to be the absolute best. I’m telling you –... Read more »