Mac and Cheese that's a bit healthier: boil the noodles in milk, add cheese.

One Pot, Stove Top Creamy Mac and Cheese

One Pot, Stove Top, Creamy Mac and Cheese. This potentially life-changing mac & cheese is worth the 15 minutes by the stove. You won't believe how rich and creamy it is with NO butter, NO cream, and NO Velveeta in the recipe. (Boil noodles in milk!

Salt and Vinegar Potatoes. These sound so good. Boil the potatoes in vinegar first and then broil them to get them crisp.

Salt and Vinegar Broiled Fingerling Potatoes

- Salt + Vinegar roasted potato slices - I've made these a few times and they are awesome. Just salt + vinegar + potatoes and roast in the oven until they're golden. Reminds me of salt & vinegar chips (my favorite).

Cucumber, Tomato & Onion Salad

Zesty Cucumber Salad Recipe by Paula Deen

Not usually a Paula Deen fan, but I am a cucumber/tomato/onion salad fan. Paula Deen Aunt Peggy’s Cucumber, Tomato and Onion Salad

Skinny Spaghetti Squash Alfredo served in the squash

Skinny-Spaghetti-Squash-Alfredo - I made this for dinner and it was so delicious! The meal still feels rich because of the "skinny" alfredo sauce, so I didn't even finish my one half of the spaghetti squash.

homemade flour tortillas

This recipe for homemade tortillas has become a staple for me. It's pretty easy to make and taste great - Jazibe's recipes: Tortillas de Harina / Flour tortillas

Taco Seasoning Packet replacement

DIY: Taco Seasoning

Taco Seasoning cup ancho chili powder 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder to 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (to taste) 2 tsp dried oregano 2 tsp paprika 2 tbsp ground cumin 3 tsp sea salt tsp black pepper Use tsp. in place of packets

home made four cheese ravioli

Four Cheese Ravioli

Make this homemade cheese ravioli recipe with heart shaped pasta dough + creamy filling for a romantic Valentine's Day dinner idea.

Whole Wheat Tortilla Recipe

Whole-Wheat Tortillas

We LOVE this real food and it is a staple in our house. I keep the dough in the fridge and then we make the tortilla fresh when we need it. Recipe - Whole-Wheat Tortillas from 100 Days of Real Food

crockpot red beans and rice

Slow Cooker Louisiana-Style Red Beans and Rice Recipe from Kalyn's Kitchen

Slow Cooker Louisiana-Style Red Beans and Rice Recipe from Kalyn's Kitchen; this is a favorite recipe I've made over and over! [via Slow Cooker from Scratch]

Pizza Sauce 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste 6 fluid ounces warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 tablespoons honey (I only used 1T) 3/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram (didn't have any) 1/4 teaspoon dried basil 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/8 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes salt to taste

Exquisite Pizza Sauce -- this is the pizza sauce I've been using for almost ten years. We LOVE it. I do skip the honey and anchovy paste, because, GROSS.