This Week’s Meal Plan | December 28-January 1

Ask and you shall receive! My Instagram followers asked for a meal plan for this week and a meal plan you’re getting! I am SO over Christmas leftovers right now, but I am in the mood for some winter comfort foods. It’s freakin’ freezing here in NJ so my mind immediately went to soup, chili, … Continue Reading

My Christmas Eve Menu

Christmas is only FOUR days away and with that, I’m starting to cook and bake and prep for Christmas Eve. This year looks MUCH different for us as we normally have both of our families with us to celebrate Christmas Eve together, but COVID has hit my side of the family this past week and … Continue Reading

Ricotta Cookies

Christmas Time is here and every year for as long as I can remember, we make Ricotta Cookies. They are an Italian staple and I don’t think I’ve ever had a Christmas without them. They are not too sweet, but cakey and delicious! They go perfectly with a cup of coffee – I’ve been known … Continue Reading

A Very Merry Moscow Mule

The holidays are upon us and while I have a few recipes I’ll be sharing with you leading up to Christmas, today, I’m sharing a Holiday Cocktail perfect for an at-home happy hour, holiday dinner or brunch! Fun Fact: I was a bartender for about 8 years! I loved creating tasty cocktails while getting to … Continue Reading

Whole Chicken in the InstantPot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer

I’ve been experimenting with making a whole chicken in the InstantPot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer these past few weeks and I think I finally nailed it! And don’t worry, if you don’t have the Duo Crisp, you can still do this with just your InstantPot or if you have both, separately with your InstantPot … Continue Reading

Individual Charcuterie Cups

It’s Thanksgiving Week! Depending upon where you live, some of us may be doing Thanksgiving dinner as usual and the rest of us may be doing a smaller, at home dinner instead. Gotta love COVID, huh? Well last week, I shared My Easy Thanksgiving Dinner menu which will be a HUGE help for those of … Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Dinner

One of my favorite holidays is Thanksgiving and even though I don’t personally host it, I love cooking a big ol’ turkey dinner! So last night, I decided to make a Thanksgiving Dinner and told the boys to invite some friends over bc if there’s one thing I know, teenage boys can eat! I figured … Continue Reading

This Week’s Meal Plan | November 9-13

Ok, last week was straight up BANANAS. Mike had a COVID scare and we finished out the week with a car accident. So let’s just say, I need a no surprises, calm week so a meal plan will help me with that for sure! Monday: Spinach, Meatball & Tortellini Soup Recipe from Skinnytaste Tuesday: Mexican … Continue Reading

InstantPot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer AND Giveaway!

Ok so remember last Monday when I told you that the InstantPot company reached out to me to send me their newest InstantPot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer?? If you don’t, you can read all about it HERE! Anyways, I’ve been using it for the past week and it’s pretty freakin’ awesome! I asked a … Continue Reading

Instant Pot New England Clam Chowder

Remember how I shared about my new air fryer a few weeks back?? Well, imagine my surprise and excitement when the Instant Pot company reached out to me asking if I would try out their newest Instant Pot Duo Crisp + Air Fryer!! Guys, I STILL can’t believe it and am over the moon! So … Continue Reading