4 Ingredient Crockpot Apple Butter // Served 4 Different Ways!

Autumn is my favorite season for hosting and having good people over for great conversation...and food. Last night, I had some friends over for a game night, and my kitchen suddenly entered a fall frenzy. I wanted to cook something up that would be simple, easy on the budget, but incredibly festive. This tasty recipe only requires about 10 [...]

Meal Planning on a Budget {48 meals for under $60}

After living in Los Angeles for over 5 years, I have become quite the expert at finding the best deals and bargains at the grocery store to maintain the lowest possible cost of living in one of the most expensive cities to live! After all, it isn’t easy being on a starving artist budget while [...]

Simple Summer Spaghetti

Summer is the perfect time to grab those fresh herbs and crisp veggies and throw together an easy meal that is colorful and flavorful! Today, I am sharing one of my favorite recipes for a lighter spaghetti option during these warm summer nights. This fresh dinner will make your kitchen look like a garden! Simple [...]

Prep & Plan: Meal Planning For The Busy, Hungry Girl

Being an actress, writer, and model in LA who is getting married in less than 2 weeks, my busy, unpredictable schedule can often leave me with limited time for cooking (depending on what each day holds). When I don't prep and plan my meals for the coming week, I wind up hungry, frustrated, and spending [...]

Recipe for Lemon Basil Chicken with a Spinach Avocado Salad {Enjoy!}

"Give us this day our daily bread." -Matthew 6:11 The kitchen is probably my favorite place in the new home that I will soon share with my almost husband. I love sitting in the living room, smelling the fragrant aromas coming from the oven as I look into the kitchen... And there's nothing better than [...]

A Wise Woman Builds Her Home {And why being a Proverbs 31 woman doesn’t have to be boring.}

"By wisdom a house is built, by understanding it is established; And by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches." -Proverbs 24:3-4 It is currently day #3 that I have lived in the new place that is soon to be my first home with my husband. I have always loved decorating, [...]

Baking fails {and practicing optimism}

My appetite and taste buds were impatient tonight as I mixed up a new recipe for homemade gluten-free chocolate chunk cookies. If any of you have been following my recipes and cooking adventures since I found out I am gluten intolerant, you've probably noticed that I've come up with some extremely fun, creative, and delicious [...]