Weeknight Meals || Smoked Chicken and Cheddar Quesadillas with Pico de Gallo

I’m certain each of us here could sound off about all of the things there isn’t time for.  “Not enough hours in the day!” we would say and heads would nod in agreement.  Dinner, for me, sometimes feels like one of them, but I’m bound and determined to make eating dinner together at home a priority.  It’s pure chaos sometimes getting everyone around a table with a hot meal in front of them, but practice is making it easier and the payoff– watching Ever’s expressions as she eats, entranced as …

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Creamy Prosciutto, Sundried Tomato & Artichoke Penne Pasta (Gluten + Dairy Free)

It’s finally that time in Austin where the weather is still cool enough in the evenings to enjoy a meal outside without getting attacked by bugs or sweating instantly. The longer days make it perfect for an enjoyable evening meal outdoors. In celebration of this amazing (yet short lived) weather, I’m sharing my favorite Al Fresco recipes this month. Al Fresco is a style of dining that is casual, “in cool air” or outdoors, and often shared with friends or a special someone. To start, a gluten free, dairy free pasta recipe that Chase …

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The Capsule Pantry: Easy Weeknight Enchiladas and Other Tex-Mex Recipes

When Jen and I originally began talking through recipes for the Capsule Pantry, one thing became immediately clear: we love Tex-Mex. I’m not sure it’s just because we live in Austin either, it’s hard not to love this food group when these dishes bring together both a sense of comfort and also a little spice to each meal.  In addition to these easy weeknight enchiladas, I’ve included six recipes that are bursting with flavor but still made with only the ingredients included on our pantry capsule list. You may not want to have all of …

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The Capsule Pantry: Shepherd’s Pie + Four Other Comfort Food Recipes

Hard day? Long week? Missing home? These recipes are for you, friend. They will fill your belly and warm your heart every single time. These are my comfiest meals that will have you going back for seconds and yet still often times leave enough leftover to cover lunch the next day.  If you’re just tuning in, be sure to go back and checkout the Capsule Pantry introduction and download the printable list. Here’s the cliffs notes version:  A thoughtful collection of ingredients to have on hand at all times from which you can make a …

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