Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potato Egg Bake

Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potato Egg Bake

I’ve got to apologize in advance that I don’t have more to say today. I’m writing this post quickly before leaving on my vacation and scheduling it for later. Hopefully you understand why I’m in a rush!

I created this recipe a looong time ago while experimenting with leftovers and egg bakes. Like many of my early creations, I didn’t write down the recipe and therefore completely forgot I had made such a thing (even if it was totally delicious). That is, until someone going through my old Instagram photos (from over a year ago) asked for the recipe and I realized I didn’t have it.

Remembering how awesome it was, I decided I’d better test it again and post the recipe this time!

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Enjoying Life Guilt-Free: Stop the Glorification of Busy

Enjoying Life Guilt-Free: Stopping the Glorification of Busy

In a recent conversation with my sister, she announced to me that she decided to take a year off from her PhD program. She had been thinking about this for a while, but finally made a firm decision about it. I’m proud of her. Frankly, she has been so stressed out working part time, teaching, and going to classes that she was obviously pretty unhappy.

But when my sister started voicing her concerns about stress and not having time to enjoy the things she loves to colleagues and professors, she received largely the same response: “You’re a grad student. You aren’t supposed to have free time.”

Does anyone else realize how ridiculous that sounds?

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Paleo "Peanut Butter" Fudge

4 Ingredient Paleo “Peanut Butter” Fudge

Hey everyone! It’s the first freaking day of Spring and I’m back at it, sharing another incredibly easy recipe with you. 4 Ingredient Paleo “Peanut Butter” Fudge! It’s easy, uses ingredients you probably already have (or at least have easy access to), and tastes fantastic!

I feel like I’ve just been killing it in the kitchen lately. I mean, the majority of my meals are still crazy simple and mundane, but I have a slew of new recipes to share with y’all and I’m really excited about that. I’ve already shared a few! I don’t know if you’ve noticed the pattern, but I share one recipe a week. I have a pretty safe back-log so I can continue to post when life is stressful or I’m struggling with recipe inspiration.

Eventually, when I finally get myself to post more than just recipes, I’ll probably post one recipe and one non-food post a week. Or something like that. I just don’t like feeling chained to a schedule, so I’m not making a post schedule at this point in time. Deal with it.

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Pork Tongue Tacos

Spicy Pork Tongue Tacos with Cilantro Avocado Creme

“Pork tongue” tacos may not sound all that appetizing to you. I get that. Kind of. Don’t be afraid, though. Shredded tongue is the BOMB. Trust me!

I made these tacos to fill a void in my life. You see, there’s this small taco and burrito shop called Romo’s in Fargo that my partner and I frequent. Now, having never been to Mexico or certain other southern states, I can’t really say I’ve ever had authentic Mexican…however, my partner claims that this taco shop has the best and most authentic Mexican meat in town. We actually prefer this place over Chipotle, which just opened in Fargo – it’s cheaper, we get more food, and it tastes phenomenal.

When we first went to Romo’s, I spotted beef tongue on the menu and knew I had to try it. I love being adventurous in regards to food. (If only I could apply that zeal to other parts of my life. Ah, well.)

So anyway, I tried the shredded beef tongue and absolutely fell in love. Salty, spicy, not dry at all…oh man, I still have dreams about this stuff. For a few weeks, we frequented Romo’s and I got the beef tongue every time.
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Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon-wrapped asparagus is one of those foods that is so incredibly simple it’s almost a scandal to call it a recipe. But here it is.

I’m really starting to re-discover and re-love super simple recipes. Simple food is so, so good! And what might be simple to me might not be to everyone, so I’ve been working on compiling the simple things I make and sharing them with all of you, in the hopes that it makes your mealtimes simple but flavorful and awesome.

First up is these bacon-wrapped asparagus. Two ingredients. Unending awesome.

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