• Smoked Sausage & Peppers Rice

    Rice is a staple that is relatively easy to find (except for during pandemic hysteria: add this to the list of things that were hard to find, along with toilet paper and hand soap), inexpensive, filling and has a great shelf-life. I’m not one for a pile of plain rice on my plate – though I suppose that if push came to shove and eating was for survival alone, as it is in many poorer countries, I could get on board. I’ve got a stockpile of uncooked rice in the pantry for just in case but I’ve been experimenting with meals that are heavy on the rice while also bursting…

  • Mexican Turkey & Sweet Potato Poppers

    Ever on the look for new and fun recipes, this one popped up for me on Pinterest a few weeks ago, compliments of Unbound Wellness. When I set to work making them, the measurements changed quite a bit but the recipe credit most definitely goes to Michelle whose blog hosts all kinds of yummy nutritional meals (Paleo, Whole30, etc.). Check her out! I love how I was able to ‘hide’ nutrient rich sweet potatoes inside this awesome little meatball, and served on a bed of homemade guac I felt super good about getting my family a variety of nutritious flavors and textures in just one dish! Added bonus? These babies…