Ultimate Peppermint Hot Cocoa Recipe

Ingredients Preparation Tips This Ultimate Peppermint Hot Cocoa can be overwhelmingly sweet. Add in the vanilla syrup, whipped cream, and marshmallows a little at a time. 

Pumpkin Spice Coffee at Home

Ingredients Preparation Tips Pumpkin spice can be overwhelming. Add 1 tbsp of pumpkin spice, and if it’s not enough add in small increments, to taste. Do not let it overpower the actual coffee.  Creating your own pumpkin spice coffees at home is a great way to lean into the fall spirit and to save money.Continue reading “Pumpkin Spice Coffee at Home”

Stovetop Oatmeal with Fruit (Peaches)

Ingredients Whole Grain Oats – 1/2 cup  Milk – 1 cup  Fresh Fruit (peaches or preferred fruit) – 1 whole or 1 cup diced  Salt – pinch  Cinnamon – to taste, optional  Sugar – to taste, optional  Preparation Bring 1 cup of your preferred milk to a boil in a saucepan. Use medium – lowContinue reading “Stovetop Oatmeal with Fruit (Peaches)”

Beef Stir Fry Meal Prep

Ingredients USDA Stir Fry Beef Strips – 1 lb. Canola Oil – 2 tbsp Small Lemon – 1/2  La Choy Teriyaki Stir Fry Sauce – ⅔ cups Garlic Powder – 1 tsp  Preparation Defrost beef and put it into a bowl.  Add in stir fry sauce, lemon juice, garlic powder, and 1 tbsp of canolaContinue reading “Beef Stir Fry Meal Prep”

Banging Shrimp Meal Prep

Ingredients Small Frozen Shrimp, deveined and peeled – ½ lb. Butter – 1 tbsp Small Lemon – 1/2  Red Pepper Flakes – ½ tsp Basil, crushed – 1 tsp  Old Bay Seasoning – 1 tbsp  Parsley, crushed – 1 tsp Preparation Defrost frozen shrimp, rinse and drain.  Put shrimp in a bowl and add inContinue reading “Banging Shrimp Meal Prep”

3 Easy and Healthy Breakfast Options for Busy Mornings

There are some mornings when I am running short on time or I simply don’t feel like doing a lot of cooking, but a girl has got to eat. When I don’t have time to cook a full breakfast, I like to take the easy route. I am sharing three easy breakfast options that areContinue reading “3 Easy and Healthy Breakfast Options for Busy Mornings”

How-To Make Your New Favorite Smoothie

Green and Fruity Smoothie Ingredients Yellow Bananas – 2 Large Blueberries – ½ cup Strawberries – 1 cup, diced Vanilla or Peach Yogurt – 6 oz. Baby Spinach – 3 cups Almond Milk – ½ cup Cinnamon – dash Lemon Juice – 1 tsp. Ice Cubes – 4 – 6 Preparation Place all ingredients intoContinue reading “How-To Make Your New Favorite Smoothie”

Tuscan Style Shrimp Pasta

Ingredients Penne Noodles – 12 – 16 oz Jumbo Frozen Shrimp, deveined with shell off – 1 lb Butter  – 1 stick tomatoes, diced – 2 cups Baby Spinach – 3 cups, optional Small Lemon – 1/2  Red Pepper Flakes – 2 tbsp Crushed Basil – 1 tbsp Milk – 1/2  cup Minced Garlic –Continue reading “Tuscan Style Shrimp Pasta”

How About Them Apples… and Bananas?

One of my favorite things to do during the Fall season is snack on candy and caramel apples. Just about every year (when I remember), I like to shop at the gourmet chocolate shop in the local mall. This year I haven’t exactly been to the mall or any other non-essential, densely populated areas. ToContinue reading “How About Them Apples… and Bananas?”