Salsa Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Salsa Turkey Lettuce Wraps are an easy, light and refreshing make-ahead lunch that are perfect for summer

Salsa Turkey Lettuce Wraps are an easy, light and refreshing make-ahead lunch that are perfect for summer

This past weekend I spent three glorious days with 3 of my best friends for a girl’s weekend. While we felt sad that some of our other friends couldn’t make it, we had an amazing weekend!

We were in Grayton Beach, and the weather could not have been any more perfect. The sun was brightly shining, the wind was blowing, and the white sandy beaches were hardly crowded.


Every morning, we woke up without alarm clocks, had a leisurely breakfast, took a bike ride, then trekked out to the beach with our chairs, towels, books, ice chest filled with water & adult beverages, and lunch/snacks. [Read more…]

4 Ingredient Nutella Fudge

4 Ingredient Nutella Fudge

I’m not sure how it took me 40 years to try Nutella, but I am so glad I finally did!

If you haven’t tried it before, it’s a glorious hazelnut-chocolate spread that can be used on toast, in baked goods, or simply eaten straight from the jar.


This stuff is amazing and I knew that I just HAD to make something with it for an Easter treat. [Read more…]

Shepherd’s Pie

It doesn’t get much better than a veggie-filled meat sauce covered with cheesy mashed potatoes

Shepherd's Pie

Growing up, we weren’t really a family of casserole eaters. Not until I got to college did I really start eating casseroles (namely, poppy-seed chicken casserole and cheesy chicken broccoli & rice casserole).

The second I had shepherd’s pie, I knew we would become good friends. You don’t get much better than a veggie-filled meat sauce covered with mashed potatoes. [Read more…]


Cranberry Walnut Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Cranberry Walnut Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette - My Cooking Spot-2

Hey there! Stephanie from Sustaining the Powers here again today. I may be crazy for writing this in Colorado, but as soon as Spring starts to roll around I start craving fresh greens and healthy salads. I would probably eat a different salad for lunch every single day if I could. (And by salad I mean a bowl of lettuce that’s totally covered in toppings. Possibly very close to the way I make a taco “salad.”) [Read more…]