Recipes, Ramblings & Photography of a Foodie


Beer Pimento Cheese Soup

This Beer Pimento Cheese Soup is a southern spin on classic beer cheese soup.  Perfectly creamy, cheese, studded with sweet pimentos and accentuated with rich beer flavor, this soup is perfect for an easy, comforting dinner and also makes a great addition to your game day soiree! Hiiiiiii guys!  Happy Thursday! Oh SOOO close to […]

Butternut Squash Pasta with Ricotta & Sage Brown Butter

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #FamilyPastaTime #CollectiveBias  Thank you for supporting the brands that make No Spoon Necessary possible! Silky bucatini pasta tossed with caramelized cubes of butternut squash and a rich, nutty brown butter sauce; topped with creamy ricotta, crunchy walnuts and crisp […]

Butternut Squash Noodle Carbonara with Pancetta & Sage

If you like carbonara, but don’t love all the calories, this Butternut Squash Noodle Carbonara is for you!  Crisp butternut squash noodles coated in a silky, cheesy, carbonara sauce and tossed with pancetta and fresh sage, this dish is easy, comforting, healthy and perfect for fall!Hi friends!  How was everyone’s weekend?  For those of you who […]

Cinnamon Spiced Pork Chops with Apple Cider Apples & Onions

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SmithfieldCares #CollectiveBias Cinnamon spiced pork chops nestled in an apple cider sauce bursting with apples, onions and thyme.  These chops are quick, healthy, can be made in ONE pan and on the table in 30 minutes! Hey hey heeeey, […]

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Filled Apple Bread

Moist tender bread speckled with chunks of real apples; warm cinnamon spice and filled with a subtle streak of rich cream cheese.  This Cinnamon Cream Cheese Filled Apple Bread is sweet, savory and 100% spectacularly delicious! Hellllllo friends!  Happy October!  I know I’m not the only one wondering how the heck we are already in […]

Ginger & Pear Bourbon Cocktail

With fruity pear, warm ginger, a hint of honey sweetness and a generous splash of boozy bourbon, this Ginger & Pear Bourbon Cocktail is a perfect way to celebrate early fall! Hiiiiiiii friends! Happy Thirsty Thursday, my fourth favorite day of the week! I feel like the top three days of the week are apparent, […]

Apple Cinnamon Waffles with Bourbon Maple Syrup

These Apple Cinnamon Waffles are crisp on the outside and tender on the inside with notes of warm cinnamon, sweet brown sugar and pops of grated apple.  Topped with a buttery, rich, boozy bourbon maple syrup these waffles are the epitome of fall! Hiiii-ya friends! I have great news.  Well, great news for me.  😇 […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki Quinoa Bowls

These slow cooker chicken teriyaki quinoa bowls are fake out, take out done easy, healthy and delicious!  Tender shredded chicken tossed with smooth, rich teriyaki sauce, piled high on fluffy quinoa and topped with diced pineapple, smoky red pepper, creamy avocado, crunchy cashews and crisp scallions.  These bowls are weeknight dinner winning!Hi-ya friends! Today I […]