Eggnog Pancakes with Cinnamon Syrup

‘Tis the season for eggnog and decadent breakfast! These Eggnog Pancakes with Cinnamon Syrup are the perfect Christmas Day treat to devour after opening presents beneath the tree.

'Tis the season for eggnog and decadent breakfast! These Eggnog Pancakes with Cinnamon Syrup are the perfect Christmas Day treat to devour after opening presents beneath the tree.

In my hometown of Memphis, an eggnog-esque drink called Boiled Custard is sold during the holiday season. A quick Google search reveals it’s a Southern drink, though I’ve never seen it in any of the other places I’ve lived. (And I’ve lived all over the South.) [Read more…]

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Hearty slow cooker meals are perfect for the chilly days ahead. This flavorful Slow Cooker Beef Stew is a household favorite and so easy to make for any weeknight meal!

Hearty slow cooker meals are perfect for the chilly days ahead. This flavorful Slow Cooker Beef Stew is a household favorite and so easy to make for any weeknight meal!

It’s hard to believe that the winter months are almost upon us. (OK, I feel like I should specify here since some of y’all are dealing with some winter-like conditions right now. I live in Texas, and winter arrives around mid-December most of the time… so we’ve yet to experience anything too crazy yet.)

Either way, I don’t know about y’all, but this time of year is when I am in search of something comforting for dinner.

Today, I have the perfect comfort dish for y’all. It can easily be made the morning of, seared off, tossed into the slow cooker to do its thing all day and then it’s ready for you to eat when you get home from work.

It’s a quick dish to pull together, and it’s super cozy for a chilly winter’s night.

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Honey Roasted Whole Carrots

Honey Roasted Whole Carrots are the perfect accompaniment for any weeknight meal. Carrots are tossed in olive oil and honey, then dusted with cayenne pepper for a delightful sweet-spicy kick.

Honey Roasted Whole Carrots are the perfect accompaniment for any weeknight meal. Carrots are tossed in olive oil and honey, then dusted with cayenne pepper for a delightful sweet-spicy kick. #sidedish #carrots #cayenne #weeknightside

Carrots were one of my favorite snacks as a kid, and I could easily take down a bag of baby carrots in one sitting because they were so darn good.

Then my sister discovered she was allergic — highly allergic — to carrots… and we all stopped eating them in her presence.

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bread

‘Tis the season for Pumpkin Bread! What’s better than the traditional recipe? A gluten free Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bread, chock full of pumpkin, oats and dark chocolate, and baked to perfection.

'Tis the season for Pumpkin Bread! What's better than the traditional recipe? A gluten free Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Bread, chock full of pumpkin, oats and dark chocolate, and baked to perfection.

I cannot get enough pumpkin this season.

As in, I’m making EVERYTHING with it. Including baby food. (Yeah, I’m totally that person. In my defense, it’s really easy to blend up some canned pumpkin puree with a little milk or water, freeze it into 1 oz. cubes, then heat it up whenever it’s time to give the baby solid foods.)

Pumpkin is good in so many combinations and delicious for so many things.

But my favorite recipes for pumpkin are breakfast recipes.

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