While I love cooking, I don’t always have the time or energy to cook a full dinner during the weekday. So in efforts to cut down on cooking time and overspending on ordering out, I’ve been cooking ahead to make meals that last us for a couple days. I’ve been mixing things up and one of my favorite new recipes is this simple, delicious pasta salad. While it’s easy to make, it’s full of flavorful and anything but the typical boring pasta salad (hence the name). Give it a try, I’m sure you’ll love it! Ingredients: 1/2 box of […]

Not Your Mama’s Pasta Salad

Tomato basil soup is my ultimate comfort food. Add a side of grilled cheese and it’s pure perfection. While I’ve had many versions of tomato soup, this recipe is the best. Nordstrom has a notoriety of having a delicious tomato soup and upon further research I found a simple recipe that will knock your socks off. Secret ingredients are below! Hope you love it as much as I do. Ingredients: 6 tablespoons of butter 5 large carrots, peeled and diced 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped 1/2 tablespoon of finely chopped garlic 2.5 tablespoons dried basil, crushed 2.5 tablespoons dried […]

Nordstrom Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

In celebration of the New Year, I hosted a small dinner party at our place a last week. While I love to cook, but cooking for a group can feel like a daunting task. I scanned Pinterest for inspiration and finally came up with the idea of making Enchiladas. My group of friends love Mexican food and a casserole is perfect for a dinner party – it feeds a lot of people and it’s time efficient. Everyone loved it and my husband loved it so much, I made it again for him. If you love Mexican food, be sure to […]

Easy Enchilada Casserole Recipe