Hawaiian Garlic Butter Shrimp

A little over a year ago Ryan and I took the most amazing trip to Oahu, Hawaii. I’m lucky enough to have one of my best friend’s live there (hey, Lo!) so it was the perfect excuse to make the trek ๐Ÿ™‚ And we’re so glad we did – it’s hands down one of our favoriteRead more

Slow Cooker Beef Brisket

It’s snowing in DC again! As pretty as it is, I really am ready for Spring. The cold and I are NOT friends. I always joke with Ryan, my husband, that although I was born in Pennsylvania, at heart I’m a “tropical people” ๐Ÿ™‚ But if I have to go through another snowfall then I’ll just drownRead more

Dairy Free Blueberry Muffins with Lemon Glaze

Snow storm Jonas completely slammed the DMV (DC, MD, & VA) a couple weeks ago – we got almost 40 inches! As annoying as it is to shovel that immense amount of snow (thanks, Ryan!) I’ve always loved the idea of getting snowed in. Growing up that was always a time when my mom and I would cuddleRead more

Meal Planning & Pantry Essentials

Photo credit: olive oil, kosher salt, garlic & onions, lemons, dried herbs, jarred sauce, butter, eggs, spinach, pasta/rice, frozen veggies, balsamic vinegar, honey, flour Warning: this is a wordy post with no pretty pictures, sorry! I get a lot of questions on how I know what to cook every night. So I thought it might be helpfulRead more