Chicken and Bacon Pasta Salad

Chicken and Bacon Pasta Salad

In my family, there have been major fights started over pasta salad. It’s one food that everyone has an opinion on, and you can’t really make everyone happy. Whether it’s the type of pasta, the dressing, or other additions, there’s always something not to like. My...
Basil Mint Pesto Pasta Salad

Basil Mint Pesto Pasta Salad

  I use a lot of fresh herbs when I cook, and because they are so expensive, I’ve tried growing them over the years with not a lot of success. The one I’d like to grow lots of, but also always seems to turn out the worst, is basil. Basil has always been difficult...
Instant Pot Pumpkin Spiced Spaghetti Squash

Instant Pot Pumpkin Spiced Spaghetti Squash

After months of summer squash in just about every meal, I’m happy to move on to winter squash. Don’t get me wrong — I love zucchini in just about every way, but as the weather gets cooler, our food choices change, and right now, I’m all about winter squash. At the...
Pumpkin Spice Roasted Fall Vegetables

Pumpkin Spice Roasted Fall Vegetables

It’s that time of year. When summer produce starts to become scarce, and things like pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin doughnuts and pies start to show up. Even though pumpkin is technically a vegetable, you wouldn’t know it if you went by the seasonal recipes that start...
One-Pan Mexican Quinoa

One-Pan Mexican Quinoa

Just because a weeknight meal is quick, doesn’t have to mean it also has to be flavorless. This one-pot Mexican quinoa combines all of your favorite Mexican foods, tossed with nutty quinoa and our feisty Ava Jane’s Kitchen Roadside Chicken for a flavorful zing....