Risotto with Mushrooms & Aspragus

Risotto

  Wait! Before you go because, “you don’t like mushrooms”, we need to talk.  I hate mushrooms. Best way to ruin a great pizza? Mushrooms.  But this is different, friends. I promise. The mushrooms in this recipe are chopped so fine and they lend just the dreamiest flavor to this dish. Pretend it’s bacon. Heck,… 

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Roasted Chicken & Vegetable Soup

RoastedChickVegSoup

I’m declaring it pre-fall. It was 80 degrees today but I wore long sleeves. This is the time of year when I attempt to usher in cooler weather by dressing for it even though it’s really still summer. So I was really hot and uncomfortable all day in my long sleeves, but I didn’t care…. 

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Smoked Chicken {and an article for roasting it in your oven}

Smoked Chicken

Can you smell it? Change that is…it’s in the air here at the Sweeter Thing house. If you’ve noticed I’ve been a bit less consistent in my blogging, well there are a couple reasons for that: Our house is for sale. What?!? Yea, I said that. The house we built less than 3 years ago… 

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Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad

I promised you a salad. I know, you’ve been waiting on pins and needles. Salad is all you can think about. I’m making your mouth water right now, aren’t I? No? Not so much? You’d rather have chocolate? I get it, friend. Oh, I get it. Yesterday I ate chocolate and drank coffee as a… 

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Fast & Easy Shredded Chicken

Shredded Chicken

The last two weeks have been nuts, planning isn’t really my strong suit at the moment. I’m working on it. We are kind of flying by the seat of our pants for dinners, etc. The kids are eating cheese, strawberries, and pretzels every day for lunch. It’s working (mostly). So I found a handful of… 

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Fresh Greeen Beans in the Skillet {Super Fast, Super Easy!}

Green Beans

Please don’t hate me because I made you a vegetable. It’s a really delicious vegetable, I promise. I know, I’m clearly having an identity crisis. I usually bring you food that’s covered in whipped cream or drizzled in chocolate. It’s usually terrible for your waistline but oh so good for your soul. Every now and… 

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Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken

Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken

Sheesh. I tried to write this post four times last week but I was in the.worst.mood.ever. and completely uninspired. Plus, every time I tried to put into words why I was in such a bad mood, I realized it would only make you hate me. It made me hate me a little. Spoiled brat. So… 

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Whole Wheat Carrot Apple Muffins

Carrot Apple Muffins

I’d like to paint you a picture. There’s a 1/2 inch of ice covering every road and surface in middle TN today. The ice storm hit yesterday. So we are on day two of going no where. Mr. Sweeter Thing is working out of the bonus room on the second floor of our house so… 

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Homemade Peanut Butter & Almond Butter {4 ingredients or less & 10 minutes!}

NutButter

I’m pretty sure this post is cheating. It doesn’t count. This is just too ridiculously easy. And have you ever looked on the back of your jar of peanut butter? There are a million ingredients in there. All sorts of crap that is there for no reason at all. I mean I’m sure someone in… 

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