mashed red potatoes {crockpot}

We just came through a peaceful, relaxing, joyful Christmas celebration! My hubs made his delicious turkey, and I made all the "fixins"! Since all these delectable side dishes take time, I do some pre-prep and take full advantage of having an instant pot and a crockpot. These mashed red potatoes are tasty! INGREDIENTS 6 lbs … Continue reading mashed red potatoes {crockpot}

best ever sweet potato casserole

Thanksgiving is nearly here, so I'm prepping my shopping list for the big feast that we'll be hosting at our home! One of my favorite holiday meal discoveries is this sweet potato casserole recipe - SO GOOD! It's also paleo! INGREDIENTS Sweet Potatoes: Food processor 2 lbs sweet potatoes 2 T honey 2 T maple … Continue reading best ever sweet potato casserole

spinach + goat cheese stuffed chicken

Just discovered this recipe and it’s deee-licious! Super easy, low maintenance, and yummy! Ingredients 4 chicken breasts 1 T olive oil or avocado oil 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp salt, divided ¼ tsp garlic powder ¼ tsp onion powder 4 oz soft herb goat cheese ¼ cup grated manchego cheese 2 T mayo (for vegan, … Continue reading spinach + goat cheese stuffed chicken

spinach, artichoke + goat cheese galette {gf}

Until yesterday, I had no idea what a “galette” was. You? According to Webster’s, a galette is “any of various thin, round cakes or pastries, often with a filling or topping”. I’ve been seeing them lately all over Pinterest, so thought I’d give it a go for dinner at my parents’ home this weekend. I … Continue reading spinach, artichoke + goat cheese galette {gf}

fruit tart {gf}

I recently hosted a baby shower for one of my girls and I was in charge of the dessert. I wanted to go with a gluten free cake option, mainly because of my desire to smother it in buttercream frosting (after all, isn’t cake just a vessel for frosting?!!)! In the middle of baking the … Continue reading fruit tart {gf}

bacon-wrapped dates

Seriously, these are the bomb dot com! Super simple and delicious! Ingredients 30-40 large Medjool dates 1 container of crumbled goat cheese 1 small bag of raw almonds 1 lb bacon (nitrate free, sugar free) Directions Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper Pre-heat oven to 425 Cut each slice of bacon into thirds and … Continue reading bacon-wrapped dates

glass diy projects

I recently took a trip to the local Goodwill and was once again stricken by the realization that Goodwill is a major supplier for us DIYers! I mean, aisle after aisle of merchandise screaming to be painted, glued, sequined and the like. I generally start in the furniture aisles and always look for the colored … Continue reading glass diy projects

asparagus & ham quiche

I've been planning a few showers for this summer, so brunch has been on the brain! I was super excited to find this Asparagus & Ham Quiche recipe from The Little Green Spoon. It's paleo, and looks delicious. Can't wait to give it a go! xo Ronda

liebster award nomination

If you've been trackin' with me since the beginning, you might remember when I was nominated for the Sunshine Award back in January 2014. (If you missed it, you can read about it here!) Well, I've been nominated for another award... yay! This time it's for the Liebster Award (which you can read more about … Continue reading liebster award nomination