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Turkey Black Bean Pumpkin Chili

Oct 14, 18 Turkey Black Bean Pumpkin Chili

Pumpkin isn’t just for pies! If you crave all things pumpkin, or just want to try a chili recipe with a little flair, try this Turkey Black Bean Pumpkin Chili. It’s sweet, savory and spicy all at the same time.

Turkey Black Bean Pumpkin Chili in mini cast iron pots surrounded by naan bread

‘Tis the season. The season of Pumpkin Spices Lattes, or PSL if you’re hipper than me. I’m definitely not hip and get anxiety if I have to try and order a coffee drink that’s more than involved than a cappuccino. What I do know is pumpkin is EVERY where right now. Don’t believe me, pop over to PINTEREST and take a peek. I’m betting you may just have a can or two of pumkin puree in your pantry.

If you do and you’re not ready to make COOKIES just get, might I suggest making this chili. It’s made using ground turkey so it’s on the leaner side. It’s beefed up with black beans and a slew of spices, because spice is oh so nice, and the star, pumpkin.

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Easy Indian Butter Chicken

Oct 11, 18 Easy Indian Butter Chicken

If you’ve always loved Indian food but were too afraid to try making it at home you’ll love this Easy Indian Butter Chicken recipe! It’s ready in just 30 minutes and uses ONE pot. Add jasmine rice and naan bread for a complete meal!

two bowls of easy Indian butter chicken with rice and naan bread. Measuring spoons filled with spices surrounding
I absolutely love Indian food but to be completely honest I never really would make it at home, instead I would enjoy it out at restaurants. Until this year that is. I decided it was time I enjoyed it in my pajamas while binging Netflix if I wanted. I’m so happy that I did because I’m obsessed with this Easy Indian Butter Chicken and I make it on the regular. Occasionally I eat it in regular clothes at the table as well.

When I say easy I mean it. It takes just thirty minutes to pull together and only uses ONE pot. Y’all know how much I despise doing dishes so this is always a huge selling point when deciding on a recipe for me.

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Oct 08, 18 Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

30 minutes of roasting and a whirl around your blender you’ll be on your way to enjoying this rich and creamy (despite behind cream less) Roasted Butternut Squash Soup. It’s vegetarian and dairy free. If you omit the optional garnishes it can also be vegan and gluten free!

2 bowls of Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with spoons with a tray of croutons behind

It’s soup season! Are you as excited as I am? There’s just something about a giant bowl or cup of soup to me that makes me sigh. Simple and satisfying. As soon as the temperature drops below 70 degrees here I consider it cold. I know, what can I say, I’m a true Southerner. Always have been, always will be.

This Roasted Butternut Squash is absolutely dreamy. One bite and you would assume there’s cream in there because it’s so incredibly creamy but you’d be wrong. There is no cream or dairy for that matter. It’s also vegetarian. Ticking off all the boxes with this recipe.

Some people are afraid of butternut squash because of their appearance. Here’s where I would tell them not to judge appearances, to put that unconventional beauty in your buggy/basket and take it home. If you’re not as familiar with butternut squash, they’re easier to prepare than you might imagine.

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Glazed Salsa Verde Chicken Wings

Oct 04, 18 Glazed Salsa Verde Chicken Wings

Are you ready to wing it but don’t want the same old buffalo chicken wings? We’ve got you covered with these Glazed Salsa Verde Chicken Wings. They take just 2 ingredients to make. How’s that for easy? That’s right just TWO ingredients. They’ll fly off your plate and right into the accompanying creamy salsa verde dipping sauce.

Glazed Salsa Verde Chicken Wings in a silver bowl sitting on a baking trayThis post is sponsored by Mirum. Opinions are my own.

Is anyone else having a hard time believing it’s already October? We’re in the final stretch of 2018 and the holidays are knocking at our door. Don’t believe me, just go into any retail store and you’ll see the decorations.

It’s definitely the season of celebration. For me, no matter the celebration, it ALWAYS includes a variety of good eats. Some are all made from scratch, others I’m content to make them semi-homemade. After all it’s about spending time with the ones we love not stressing so much over the preparations.

These Glazed Salsa Verde Chicken Wings will be gracing many a football celebration gathering. Winging it and winning all at once.

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Bolognese Stuffed Shells

Oct 03, 18 Bolognese Stuffed Shells

Bolognese Stuffed Shells. A classic and comforting hot dish that you’ll making all fall/winter long. Great for weeknights or even entertaining as you can make everything ahead of time and just pop it into the oven when you’re ready to enjoy. These stuffed shells are made using leftover Bolognese sauce for a great take 2 meal. Leftovers don’t have to be boring!

Skillet of Bolognese Stuffed Shells with kitchen towel
Are you ready to fire up those ovens now that the temperatures are cooling off? I definitely am. I love a good hot dish or casserole. Call meĀ OLD FASHIONED. Or better yet, just mix me one up. You’ll have plenty of time for that while your sauce is simmering.

One of my favorite meat sauces to make during the fall/winter months is BOLOGNESE. It’s only downfall is it’s VERY time consuming. That makes it a great weekend sauce when my scheduled isn’t as crazy as it is during the week. You can’t rush Bolognese. I mean, you can but it’s just not the same. Trust. Another silver lining is that the recipe makes a good bit.

I usually make a lasagna or toss the Bolognese sauce with those beautiful thick ribbons of pappardelle pasta. You can’t go wrong with either, however, this time we’ve decided to turn the sauce into Bolognese Stuffed Shells.

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4 Ingredient Bucatini with Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Sauce

Sep 29, 18 4 Ingredient Bucatini with Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Sauce

If you’re looking for a quick and easy weeknight meal give this four ingredient Bucatini with Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Sauce a try. 4 ingredients and 20 minutes later, you’ll be twirling those bodacious bucatini around your fork, into your mouth and be lost in the creamy decadent sun dried tomato sauce. Who doesn’t like to get lost in a good sauce?

4 ingredient Bucatini with Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Sauce on brown plate with fork and burrata

If you follow me on Instagram (and if not why not wink wink) you may have recently seen this terrific twirler on my feed and in my stories. Judging by the amount of comments, messages and even texts I received I knew I needed to share the recipe with y’all. Persistence pays off.

There are JUST four ingredients you’ll need to make this dish happen. FOUR. They’re nothing fancy either, which means you won’t have to schlep all over town (or across your keyboard) to get them into your kitchen. 20 minutes is the amount of time you’ll need to have this on your plate. 20 minutes. Completely doable. Once their on your plate, you’ll be twirling those terrific bucatini around your fork and wondering why you ever thought about giving them up in the first place. Wait, is that just me?

No worries, you’ll be too lost in the sauce to even give it a second thought.

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