Author: Karissa P

Easy Roasted Tomato Vegetable Soup

Easy Roasted Tomato Vegetable Soup

On Sundays I make soup.  Most of the time that is.  I love being able to have leftovers for the week.  This Sunday I was looking for something easy to make.  I knew that my version of tomato soup is always pretty simple.  Roasting the […]

Sheet Pan Ramen Noodles

Sheet Pan Ramen Noodles

I love making Asian food at home.  MSG and I don’t mix so I have a hard time eating Asian food out for this reason.  I like making simple meals that don’t take a lot of time to put together but have big flavor.  These […]

one pan unstuffed bell peppers

one pan unstuffed bell peppers

I love stuffed bell peppers, but I don’t love stuffing them.  I find that there is a lot of time wasted by pre-baking the pepper and then stuffing it.  So I have found a way to remove some of the time and keep all the […]

Creamy Parmesan Orzo

Creamy Parmesan Orzo

I have a few recipes that when I go home to visit my dad I request for him to make me.  His creamy parmesan orzo dish is one of them.  He used to make a huge pan of it when we were younger and we […]

Baked Feta Pasta (with Roasted Garlic)

Baked Feta Pasta (with Roasted Garlic)

We went to get feta at the store one night for Greek salads and it was sold out.  Apparently we missed the memo that baked feta pasta had gone viral on social media courtesy of the recipe from Finnish blogger Liemessa and her recipe for […]

Why I Shop at Thrive Market and What to Buy

Why I Shop at Thrive Market and What to Buy

My friend and I were chatting the other day and she said to me “you need to do a blog post on what you buy at Thrive market, I never know what to get.”  I was like DONE!  So here we are, I am about […]

veggie enchilada soup – soup sundays

veggie enchilada soup – soup sundays

My husband could eat Mexican food everyday (he is from Texas).  It was Soup Sunday so I decided to appease him and make some veggie enchilada inspired soup for him.  This soup is a one pot meal that makes clean up soup-er easy! Enchilada Inspiration…. […]

Italian Inspired Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Italian Inspired Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Guess how we kicked off the New Year?  With soup of course!  I made a big pot of Italian inspired creamy chicken noodle soup on New Year’s Day.  I don’t make a ton of meat soups because I usually eat them through out the week […]

silver linings – new year, new mantra

silver linings – new year, new mantra

This is the third time writing my New Year, New Mantra post.  It’s something I start to look forward to the end of the year.  A lot of people make New Year’s resolutions.  To me I don’t like New Year’s resolutions.  I don’t think you […]

Italian Inspired Mac & Cheese

Italian Inspired Mac & Cheese

  Hi, I am Karissa.  I am a carboholic.  If you are new to my blog then I am glad we got that out of the way.  For those of you who have been around you are well versed in my love for carbs but […]