Food for a Crowd

Easy Caramel Apple Pie

Easy Caramel Apple Pie

Thanksgiving is coming, y’all. Don’t be the person serving Patti Pies at your table or the guest bringing a sad, store-bought dessert to the potluck. Don’t get roasted by your friends and family. Don’t have your coworkers talking behind your back after the office potluck. […]

A Fall Trader Joe’s Cheese Board

A Fall Trader Joe’s Cheese Board

Y’all know I love to play hostess with the mostest any ol’ time but especially during the holiday season…which is now. I went into Trader Joe’s for wine a little over a week ago then just started grabbing things (I blame Katey McFarlan for piquing […]

Dark Chocolate Skillet S’Mores Dip

Dark Chocolate Skillet S’Mores Dip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ToraniSauceObsession #CollectiveBias Happy Monday, y’all! What is better than s’mores dip? Well, in my opinion, dark chocolate s’mores dip. I am of a the blacker the berry the sweeter […]

Cinnamon Roll Bread Pudding

Cinnamon Roll Bread Pudding

I originally shared this recipe in February of 2016 when everyone was all “New Year New Me!” I figured there’s always room for something sweet, right? I have a thing for cinnamon rolls and used to indulge in the giant Pecanbons from Cinnabon more often […]

Lemon Alfredo Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Lemon Alfredo Whole Roasted Cauliflower

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DeliciousSpeaksForItself #RaosHomemade #CollectiveBias Happy Monday, y’all! It’s the start of another work or school week for a lot of us and we are quite firmly into the last […]

Easy Rainbow Soup + Gratefulness

Easy Rainbow Soup + Gratefulness

A colorful and nutrient-packed soup brimming with fresh veggies, protein, and flavor in about 45 minutes for the perfect good-for-you comfort meal

My Go-To Celebration Salad Recipe

My Go-To Celebration Salad Recipe

I call this go-to recipe a celebration salad because I always seem to make it for parties. It’s delicious but very simple–it calls for spring mix and/or spinach, dried cranberries, crumbled feta cheese, walnuts, and champagne salad dressing. That’s it. Five ingredients available at most […]

Bourbon Vanilla Birthday Cake

Bourbon Vanilla Birthday Cake

I’m another year older and another year deeper in love with desserts, y’all. This Sunday, I celebrated my 29th birthday with a bunch of friends, the premiere of Insecure’s third season, and this grown & sexy bourbon vanilla birthday cake! Last week, I put out […]

Goat Cheese Cherry Appetizer Bites

Goat Cheese Cherry Appetizer Bites

I’ve kind of been slacking in the appetizer recipe department so today, I present these goat cheese cherry appetizer bites. They’re one-bite morsels that are sweet, savory, tart, creamy, and a little buttery all at once. Best of all, they’re easy! Get into all the […]

Red, White & Blue Cheese Board

Red, White & Blue Cheese Board

The 4th of July holiday weekend is upon us and, whether or not you celebrate, most everyone enjoys a color coordinated spread. No matter if you’re cooking out, pool-hopping, or wine-ding down with friends and family, I think a cheese board should be part of […]

Lemon Ginger Bellini Punch

Lemon Ginger Bellini Punch

An easy and refreshing party punch recipe made with sparkling wine, lemon, ginger, and peach flavors

Strawberry Cream Cheese Sheet Cake

Strawberry Cream Cheese Sheet Cake

An easy, naturally-flavored strawberry cake topped with cream cheese frosting and fresh strawberries

Life-Changing Baked Mimosa Donuts

Life-Changing Baked Mimosa Donuts

Brunch and breakfast classics collide and the result couldn’t be more magical.

Sparkling Strawberry Mint Limeade

Sparkling Strawberry Mint Limeade

An extremely refreshing five-ingredient drink that’s all natural, easy to make, and perfect for summertime

Spicy Avocado Deviled Eggs (Paleo, Gluten-Free)

Spicy Avocado Deviled Eggs (Paleo, Gluten-Free)

A lighter take on a southern classic that doesn’t sacrifice flavor or fun!

Nigerian Jollof Rice + Black History Month Virtual Potluck

Nigerian Jollof Rice + Black History Month Virtual Potluck

My Aunty Toyin’s recipe is the best you’ll ever taste.

Slow Cooker Pulled BBQ Chicken Sliders

Slow Cooker Pulled BBQ Chicken Sliders

A set-it-and-forget-it slow cooker recipe for tender, juicy, BBQ-flavored chicken sliders on sweet buns

Addictive Massaged Kale Salad

Addictive Massaged Kale Salad

A perfectly tender, flavorful, and seasonal salad that will convince you the words “kale” and “addictive” go together like Barack and Michelle.

Buttery Chai Popcorn

Buttery Chai Popcorn

A simple yet flavorful, 10-minute snack perfect for anything from a Netflix and chill session to random snacking.

Nutty Apple Cranberry Bread Pudding with Maple Vanilla Cream Sauce

Nutty Apple Cranberry Bread Pudding with Maple Vanilla Cream Sauce

So, I may have created something to rival my famous sweet potato praline bread pudding, y’all. I like to try at least one new dish each Thanksgiving, and this nutty apple cranberry bread pudding was a brand new dessert recipe I came up with last […]

Make Your Own S’Mores Bar

Make Your Own S’Mores Bar

S’mores are a campfire classic that have made their way into many different settings in the form of desserts, drinks, and more. There’s something about the original melty marshmallow, chocolate bar, and graham cracker combo, though. For this reason, I wanted to incorporate real s’mores […]

30-Minute Chicken Noodle Soup

30-Minute Chicken Noodle Soup

An all-natural, one-pot chicken noodle soup made in just 30 minutes

Funfetti Birthday Cake Donuts

Funfetti Birthday Cake Donuts

Easy funfetti birthday cake donuts you’ll want to eat for breakfast even when it’s not your birthday. These are a party in your mouth.

My Mom’s Lightened-Up Lasagna

My Mom’s Lightened-Up Lasagna

A lightened-up lasagna that tastes just like the one mom used to make–but with good-for-you, grown up ingredients

Tipsy Pineapple Upside-Down Rum Cake

Tipsy Pineapple Upside-Down Rum Cake

An indulgent cross between a pineapple upside-down cake and a classic rum cake beautifully presented in a bundt shape.

Summer Fruit Rosé Sangria

Summer Fruit Rosé Sangria

The best fruits of the summer season combined with the ever-popular pink wine for an effortless summer fruit rosé sangria in 3 steps!

Apple Praline Biscuit Bake

Apple Praline Biscuit Bake

Yep, another recipe featuring praline sauce. In my defense, this idea was sparked by someone else. I made a batch of the sauce to drizzle over waffles at brunch a couple of months ago and one of my friends poured it over his biscuits. Game. Changed. […]

Creamy Crunchy Avocado Chicken Salad

Creamy Crunchy Avocado Chicken Salad

Fresh avocado, walnuts, grilled chicken and a few other ingredients create this creamy crunchy avocado chicken salad in a few minutes!

Budget-Friendly Wines + Essential Tools

Budget-Friendly Wines + Essential Tools

My appreciation for wine has grown immensely over the years. I latched on to moscato and pink moscato sweet whites in college and, while I do still enjoy a good riesling or gewurztraminer, dry reds have been my primary jam for the last few years. I’ve learned about […]

Crispy Potato Breakfast Bake

Crispy Potato Breakfast Bake

I don’t really do casseroles so I won’t call this a breakfast casserole. And although they share some of the same ingredients like bacon, red potatoes, green onions, eggs, and cheese, this isn’t quite like my super breakfast pie, either. Whatever it is, it’s tasty. […]

BBQ Chicken & Veggie Bites

BBQ Chicken & Veggie Bites

Thank you to H-E-B for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are my own. My city (Houston, Texas) is in overdrive right now getting ready for the biggest day in American football and I’m just over here concerned with what to cook, what to wear, […]

Pumpkin Spicy AF Salsa + Homemade Chips

Pumpkin Spicy AF Salsa + Homemade Chips

You’re probably reading this and thinking “Pumpkin salsa?! People just force pumpkin into anything this time of year.” and I feel you on that. Some things just shouldn’t be but this salsa is NOT one of those things! It promise you that I am not […]

Baked Breakfast Potatoes with Smoked Paprika

Baked Breakfast Potatoes with Smoked Paprika

Easy, crispy oven-baked breakfast potatoes with the deep flavor of paprika.