Homemade Chicken Wild Rice Soup

 Shout it, scout it, read all about it, “COLD WEATHER HAS STRUCK THE MIDWEST and EAST COAST” causing cold bodies, runny noses, and frost bite! The remedy?This Homemade Crockpot Wild Rice Soup recipe!! It is absolutely delicious and ...more

So I'm a Vegan. How Do I Explain This to a Teenager?

My teenaged niece has expressed interest in learning about the vegan lifestyle. As honored as I feel, I’m not sure I even knew that being a vegan is a lifestyle. Image via Shutterstock ...more

Gluten-free Pierogi with Potatoes & Cheese

Any tradition I was exposed to growing up was related to Polish culture. My dad's parents were from Poland, so growing up around Polish food and customs was of course a heavy part of my dad's upbringing. My dad shared a slice of his upbringing during ...more

10 Healthy Snacks for Lazy People Who Want to Eat Healthy

This post was inspired by my good friend, Melissa, who recently reached out to me needing some "EASY, HEALTHY snack ideas for LAZY people."In a perfect world we'd all have time to spend hours playing Top Chef in our kitchens, whipping up gourmet ...more

Bacon Roses: Your Step-by-Step Guide

I really wanted to name this post something more fun like...Because Nothing Says I love You More Than Bacon... or Because Men Don’t Give a Sh*t About Flowers, Cookies or Chocolate.....more

Apple Rose Pastry Puffs

Apple Rose Puffs are such fun to make. Impress your guests by using puff pastry to create an easy and elegant dessert perfect for any occasion. Apple Rose PuffsINGREDIENTS:...more

The Gluten-Free Pie That Will Make Any Man Propose

This pie recipe will always be near and dear to my heart. You may have seen it floating around the internet under the name Shoney’s Strawberry Pie, but in our home,  we call it "The Engagement Pie" or "The Pie That Will Make Any Man Propose".  ;-)...more

Something Saturdays-On a Sunday (2/14/16)

Another boring work-work-work week. It's also been super snowy here (boo)--is it snowy where you are?? Yesterday was great though-I went to a bridal shower for Michael's cousin and then he and I celebrated Valentine's Day by going out to dinner at one of our favorite places, Burntwood Tavern, and then we watched Supernatural and some movies ....more

Sunday Sweets For YOU, Valentine

Happy Valentines Day, minions! I'm afraid I don't have boxes of chocolates or teddy bears for you, but I DO have this cuteness right here: (By Sweet Bakes) All together, now: D'AWWWWWW. ...more

Magical chocolate chip cookie cake

The first dessert I ever made for my husband was a batch of chocolate chip cookies, delivered to his doorstep in a little red gift bag with a note that said, “Happy Valentine’s Day from one singleton to another.” That was eight years ago and just a couple of weeks after our first date, but at that point...more

Baklava French Toast

Well, almost. Baklava is a rich dessert of nuts and spices, sandwiched by thin sheets of phyllo and finished off with a lemony syrup. Who would imagine having such a decadent dessert for breakfast? ...more

Fudgy Coconut Oil Brownies

You would never guess these...more

Slow Cooker Lemon Orzo Chicken Soup

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Kitchen Accessories I Love

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Balsamic Strawberry Walnut Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella and Basil #SundaySupper #FlaStrawberries

Strawberries are great any time of the year and are my favorite fruit. I can’t get enough of the deliciously sweet strawberries that are available all summer long. The vibrant red color can light up.. ....more

Cheater's pain au chocolat (Chocolate filled croissants)

Light and buttery chocolate croissants (pain au chocolat) that can be made in one day! No butter squares, dough turning or overnight chilling required! The secret weapon is a pasta roller! ...more

What's For Dinner? {Weekly Meal Plan}

MONDAY Turkey Vegetable Soup "Cracked Out" 7up Biscuits TUESDAY One-Pot Chicken Feta Alfredo WEDNESDAY Beefy Nacho Soup THURSDAY One Pot Baked Ziti Cheesy Garlic Crescent Rolls FRIDAY Queso Smothered Chicken SATURDAY BBQ Pot Roast over Cheddar Ranch Grits Caesar Green Beans SUNDAY Beefy Rice-A-Roni Casserole 2-Ingredient Fried Okra Chocolate Cherry Cake Follow Plain Chicken's board Weekly Menu on Pinterest. CONNECT WITH PLAIN CHICKEN ...more