Spaghetti Sauce

This is the only way I’ll make spaghetti sauce now. I started making this a few years ago when I went on a pretty strict diet that cut out all processed sugar. You wouldn’t think it, but there is a lot of sugar hidden in most jarred spaghetti sauce. And like most of my recipes,…

Roasted Sweet Potato Soup

This is one of my favorite fall recipes. The first time I had this, was on thanksgiving or Christmas a few years ago. My aunt served this as an appetizer and I was immediately in love with it. I love this as a sweet soup, but you can also make this a savory version by…

Roasted Chicken

Recently this has been one of my favorite things to make. I can throw this in the oven on a weekday and then go relax or I can make this on a weekend when I’m feeling a little lazy but still want something good.

Southwest Chicken and Rice

This actually started as a white chicken chili recipe and then one day I was thinking, “This would be good over rice.” Then I decided to add the rice to the pot in a similar way that I make chicken and rice. Now, when I make chicken and rice, this is the way I make…

Pot Roast

This is one of my favorite things to make and it doesn’t take much effort. I started making this in college. It was an easy meal to feed a lot of people and it made me feel more like I was at home. It also didn’t require me to spend a lot of time standing…