Block Party Spaghetti with Smoked Gouda

If I’ve never expressed this before, let me make this clear, the entire #BasicButBOMB segment is absolutely inspired by my mom. She taught me to learn recipes from scratch, but always have “shortcut meals” to save time and money. If you know me at all, you know that my family LOVES SPAGHETTI! A meal that…

Super Easy Cozy Weather Soup

*Disclaimer: I never instruct people on how much seasoning to use in a dish. I feel like this is the portion of cooking where a person learns discretion and creates their culinary identity. I only share measurements that I feel are absolutely necessary. Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil Diced red onion Bell peppers 2 Large…

Cabbage and Sausage Soup

  Kinda a soup… Kinda a side… Kinda an entree LOL This is one of my absolute favorite meals to make in the colder seasons! If I can be honest, I find myself making this year-round. The fusion of flavors in this dish paired with the warmth of the broth, creates the perfect cozy meal….

Healthy-ish Choices: Stewed Okra and Sausage with Cauliflower Rice

  Turkey Sausage (or protein of your choice) 1 (12) oz bag frozen Okra, 1 (14.5) oz can Tomatoes 1 (12oz) bag Riced Cauliflower Yellow onion Onion powder Garlic/Garlic powder Creole seasoning 2 cups of chicken broth Instructions In a small fry pan, sauté the sliced sausage. Add oil if necessary. Brown sausage until the desired finish…

Lemon Sunrise

Ingredients 1 cup of ice 1 1/2 ounces Patron® 4 ounces Simply Lemonade® 3/4 ounce grenadine maraschino cherry  Utensils/Serving: Shaker Cup Cocktail Glass Instructions Fill the cocktail shaker with 1 1/2 ounces Patron®, 4 ounces Simply Lemonade®, and 1 cup of ice. Shake well. Pour the blended mixture into the cocktail glass. Slowly pour in the grenadine and allow it to settle at the bottom…