Cooking Class: Meal Planning 101 & Building Your Perfect Pantry

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of starting a Cooking Connect group at my church. For eight weeks we will gather together, learn some new skills and tips, cook, share life, and enjoy a meal together. It’s my hope that at the end of our eight weeks we’ve all been inspired to slow…

Weeknight Warrior: Salsa Chicken Tacos

I’m going to let you in on little secret. Sometimes I just throw some chicken and a jar of salsa in the crockpot and call it tacos. Eek! But you know me, I can’t just leave well enough alone so I had to dress it up a little. All of the additions are things I…

On the Side: Roasted Potato and Green Bean Salad

I’ve never been much of a potato salad fan.  I don’t like a big mayonnaise-y, gloppy salad.  Eww.  I much prefer a lighter German potato salad or a sweet potato salad (ooo, remind me to share that one with you sometime!).  To me a mayonnaise based potato salad just doesn’t taste like much of anything. …