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B&B Nachos

So you may be thinking, what do nachos have to do with a bed and breakfast? But think again! The B&B here stands for Beef and Bean nachos, as in …

Eggplant Lasagna with Crunchy Quinoa

Hey there! I’m bringing you another lower-carb pasta alternative today, and this one is SO STINKIN GOOD. You know why? Because there’s CHEESE! It’s something that I don’t honestly use …

Menu & Grocery List #2

Ta-ta-ta-TA! Say what?! There’s finally a new menu and grocery list up? Yes sirs (and madams!) you heard right! I know it’s been awhile in the making but I’m happy …

Chicken Pesto Bake

Hello again! How is your week going so far? Is it busy, full of tasks and to-dos, or are you enjoying a more care-free summer right now? I hope that …

Moroccan Lamb Pot Pie

Happy Monday everyone! I want to apologize for falling a little behind here. You see, I’m trying to find a good way to balance this blog into my life. It’s …

Spicy Sofritas Buddha Bowl

Hey there! I hope that you’ve had a wonderful start to your week? Is it just me or does time feel like it’s just FLYING by lately? I can’t believe …

Sausage, Chicken, & Shrimp Gumbo

Hey there! Ok, so I know I’ve made jambalaya before (find the recipe on instagram @thesamanthaelaine), but I’m here to say I think I love gumbo more. Trust me, ask …

Greek Salad with Chicken

This was a sad week for any Game of Thrones fans out there. My Sunday felt just a little bit more empty now that the season is over. But c’mon, …