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a white skillet with creamy chicken pesto pasta topped with shredded parmesan.

Creamy Chicken Pasta

This Creamy Chicken Pasta is a simple dinner that is delicious homemade comfort food. Even better, this chicken pesto pasta makes delicious leftovers, and that makes you a meal prep legend.

a plate of air fryer taquitos topped with cilantro, tomatoes, and guacamole

Air Fryer Chicken Taquitos

These delicious Air Fryer Taquitos are packed with tons of flavor. Baked, not fried, they are perfect for fast dinners and cook in only 9 minutes! No air fryer? You’ll also find oven-baking methods...

lilies in a garden.

Scattered Sundays

Happy Sunday, loves! Just a reminder, waaaaay back in June (maybe?) I mentioned that I would be doing shorter Sunday posts for Summer. And then I became a dang dirty liar about sticking to...

a white dish of blackberry apple crumble on a wooden board.

Blackberry and Apple Crumble

This tasty Blackberry and Apple Crumble will become your go-to dessert! So easy to make, this apple blackberry crisp captures all the amazing fruit flavors in one delicious dish.

3 jars of zucchini relish on a marble board with a tile background.

Zucchini Relish

A simple and easy recipe for canning homemade Zucchini Relish. This tangy squash relish recipe is perfect for anyone new to canning. Enjoy it on burgers, hot dogs, or in potato salad.

a kid holding a lid of whipped cream.

Scattered Sundays

In 2021, I approached the moment of officially being fed up with my acne scars and I started doing microchanneling with an esthetician. Microchanneling is similar to microneedling, but involves a "stamping" machine packed...

A white dish full of dried peppers with other pepper slices on a blue plate and a white board.

Drying Peppers

Drying Peppers is a simple way to preserve this delicious ingredient! Learn how to dry peppers in a food dehydrator, via air drying, or in the oven.

Multiple kinds of tomatoes on a grey plate on a wooden board

Freezing Tomatoes the Easy Way

Learn all about freezing tomatoes to preserve the amazing star of summer produce. A freezer stash of frozen tomatoes opens the door to amazing and speedy meals. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from...

pasta topped with fresh cherry tomato sauce.

Cherry Tomato Sauce

This fresh, homemade Cherry Tomato Sauce is a delicious meatless sauce made from scratch. This simple spaghetti sauce creates tasty magic from fresh tomatoes and herbs.

a wooden tray filled with air fryer zucchini chips on a white board

Air Fryer Zucchini Chips

Make amazing Air Fryer Zucchini Chips for your family with this simple recipe! A crunchy coating of panko breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese makes these healthier fried zucchini chips poppable and irresistible. As an Amazon...

a boy and his dad both in blue shirts and boots in front of a woodshed.

Scattered Sundays

This week I was in the kitchen, cleaning some lettuce from the garden, because I know how to party. Out of the window I see a woman with a German Shepherd walk up our...