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Keto Chicken Thighs with Creamy Garlic Mushroom Sauce

Jan 14, 19 Chicken Thighs with Creamy Garlic Mushroom Sauce in green skillwt with spoon

Keto Chicken Thighs with Creamy Garlic Mushroom Sauce, Crispy Bacon Crumbles and Spinach. A one pot, gluten free, keto friendly, low carb, wonder-meal. Pairs beautifully with pan seared cauliflower gnocchi to soak up the garlic cream sauce.

Chicken Thighs with Creamy Garlic Mushroom Sauce in green skillwt with spoon

If the popularity of SKILLET CHICKEN THIGHS with FIRE ROASTED TOMATOES and WHITE BEANS is any indication, it appears that you all are REALLY into one pan meals. Perhaps you hate doing dishes as much as I do. If so, we could totally be friends. Or, if you served this chicken and invited me for dinner we might could be best frands.

As good as the chicken is, the sauce is pretty dang magnificent. I got lost in this sauce, not even going to lie. It’s creamy, cheesy (hello Parmigiano Reggiano, I love you) garlicky and peppered with mushrooms.

Did I mentioned we finished it with fresh spinach and bacon crumbles? We did. You should too.

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How To Make Deviled Eggs

Jan 08, 19 Deviled Eggs on brown plate garnished with dill

This post is sponsored by Great Day Farms. Opinions are 100% my own.

Deviled Eggs are a classic Southern appetizer made from hard boiled eggs. They’re perfect for entertaining, can be made in advance and the filling is completely customizable. We’ll show you how to make deviled eggs with this fun twist on presentation.

Deviled Eggs garnished with dill on brown plate

I love eggs. Always have. I love them in all their glorious forms, scrambled, over easy, FRIED, in a cake (just keeping it real), and definitely hard boiled. I eat eggs almost every day.

Eggs are  a great source of protein. Not to mention if you’re looking to check the low carb box you’re covered in that area as well.

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Skillet Chicken Thighs with Fire-Roasted Tomatoes and White Beans

Jan 07, 19 Skillet Chicken Thighs with Fire-Roasted Tomatoes and White Beans in green skillet with spoon and rosemary to side

This post sponsored by Mirum. Opinions are 100% my own

One Pan Skillet Chicken Thighs with Fire-Roasted Tomatoes and White Beans are an easy (gluten free) comfort meal that’s on the table in less than 45 minutes.

Skillet Chicken Thighs with Fire-Roasted Tomatoes and White Beans in green skilet with spoon and rosemary to side

In case you haven’t noticed, winter is here. For a lot of us that means staying in and doing our best to keep cozy. Because baby it’s cold outside. Break out the fuzzy socks/slippers and make those cozy nights all the more?comforting with good hearty eats that. Stick to your ribs kind of food as my Mom would have called it. Full belly = happy heart. Isn’t that the way the saying goes?

Are you ready to get comfortable with comfort cooking? Especially comfort cooking that only involves one pan?

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Cranberry Pecan Baked Brie

Dec 14, 18 Cranberry Pecan Baked Brie in cast iron skillet surrounded by crackers

Cranberry Pecan Baked Brie is an easy appetizer that is impressive enough to serve for a holiday party or equally fitting for a casual get together.

Cranberry Pecan Baked Brie in cast iron skillet surrounded by crackers

Who doesn’t love a good melty cheese? Baked Brie is one of those appetizers that is literally perfect for ANY time of year and for ANY get together you’re throwing. It’s elegant enough for your holiday party. Yet it’s quick and easy enough for a casual get together.

You can top a baked brie with just about anything your heart desires. I like to use seasonal ingredients. Because at the time my fingers are flying across my keyboard, it just so happens to be winter. Winter means this baked brie screams for homemade CRANBERRY SAUCE and crushed nuts. Pecans, because pecan farmers had a rough go this year so I’m being extra supportive and taking the #PecanPledge.

 

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Boulevardier Cocktail

Nov 27, 18 Boulevardier Cocktail with ice sphere and orange peel, extra glasses, bottle of campari and rye whiskey to side

Say hello to your new favorite winter whiskey cocktail. The Boulevardier cocktail is a 3 ingredient cocktail that will keep you warm all winter long. It’s like a Negroni but instead of gin, it’s made with whiskey.

Boulevardier Cocktail with sphere ice cube and orange peel, campari bottle and rye whiskey bottle to side
If you love a Negroni cocktail and you’re into whiskey then you’ll love it’s classy cousin, The Boulevardier Cocktail. I have, jokingly, dubbed this The Boulevard Cocktail. Much easier for me to pronounce and let’s face it, I’m not fancy. Anytime I say, Boulevardier, I immediately adopt an accent that is definitely NOT my standard Southern.

This classic cocktail was created by American-born writer, Erskine Gwynne in the late 1920’s. Erskine founded a monthly magazine in Paris called, you guessed it, Boulevardier. The more you know.

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Easy Instant Pot Chicken Stock

Nov 19, 18 Easy Instant Pot Chicken Stock in glass jars with celery to side and strainer

Using your Instant Pot to make homemade Chicken Stock is a game changer. Easy Instant Pot Chicken Stock is gluten free, whole 30, paleo friendly and most definitely easy.

Easy Instant Pot Chicken Stock in glass jars with celery to side and strainer

If you ever thought making your own chicken stock was hard I’m here to tell you it’s not. Especially when you use an Instant Pot (pressure cooker). I grew up in a home where my Momma didn’t waste anything. I have a “waste not, want not” mentality ingrained in me. When I roast a chicken, I make stock afterwards. Period.

My Mom didn’t have a pressure cooker and would make her stock the old school way, with a large stock pot on the stove simmering for HOURS. I used to make my chicken stock that way, until I found out I could achieve even better flavor using my Instant Pot.

Making homemade chicken stock is as easy as putting everything into the pot, turning it on and then straining your golden elixir into jars when it’s done. You can use your newfound stock in recipes like my QUICK AND EASY HOMEMADE CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP.

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