Simple Life, Simple Food, All Inspired by my Appalachian Roots

Recipes

Keto Breakfast Casserole

Keto Breakfast Casserole

Weekend Getaway Brunch for a Crowd We had a family and friends weekend getaway two weeks ago. 10 adults and 3 children in a huge lake house on beautiful Lake Lanier here in GA.Because cooking is relaxing for me I volunteered to do the majority […]

Heirloom Tomato & Blue Cheese Brunch Tart

Heirloom Tomato & Blue Cheese Brunch Tart

Spring is Getting Closer in the South Sundays are the perfect day for a great brunch. With Spring right around the corner the Alpharetta Farmers Market will soon be open. My favorite spring items are the tomatoes. I really love the fresh green tomatoes, but […]

Classic Grilled Cheese

Classic Grilled Cheese

Classic Grilled Cheese After having a spring like day this past Saturday, we are on to a cold rainy Wednesday.There is nothing better on a cold rainy winter like day than some hot comfort food. Simple is Often Better It’s funny how sometimes the simplest […]

Greek Salad Dressing

Greek Salad Dressing

Even though its still February, this weeks temperatures have seemed like spring. Thats got me looking for something lighter to make for dinner. This Greek salad dressing is going to do double duty. I’m going to whip up a fresh and quick greek salad. I […]

Super Easy Crock Pot Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Super Easy Crock Pot Pulled Pork Sandwiches

My favorite way to make pulled pork is on my smoker, low and slow. After traveling the first of the week for my day job and then a day of jury duty, I don’t have the time. Not to mention that the polar vortex even […]

Tasty Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

Tasty Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

I found myself all alone for dinner the other night, so decided to make something warm and comforting. If you have been following along, part of this years resolutions was to use up everything in the house first. I threw in eat a little healthier […]

Cilantro Lime Carrot Slaw

Cilantro Lime Carrot Slaw

I created this from the clean pantry and fridge challenge that I put myself on for the new year. I had this ginormous bag of baby carrots that were taking up way too much room in my vegetable drawer. I used them in my first […]

Super Creamy Chicken Pasta

Super Creamy Chicken Pasta

In keeping of the spirit of my resolutions, I have some items leftover from the holidays that I need to use. It’s bitter cold outside this weekend and I was in the mood for a big bowl of creamy chicken pasta. I have vowed to […]

Tuna Salad with Walnuts

Tuna Salad with Walnuts

Happy New Year! Well we are now into the second week of the New Year. My Son is back in school and everyone is getting back into the work routine. I had some time off toward the end of the year from my corporate job. […]

Venezuelan Ponche Crema

Venezuelan Ponche Crema

Thanksgiving has come and gone. All of the leftovers have either been eaten, re-purposed and it’s time to move on to new flavor profiles. As much as I love Thanksgiving, it is time to move on. I am not a huge fan of leftovers. I […]