You know what's great about Greek salads? The feta cheese and the Kalamata olives. I'm not a huge fan of eating a salad as my whole meal, but a side salad is a great way to complement any meal. They are also great for meal prep, and at less than $2 a serving, they are … Continue reading Greek Salad (sort of)
BBQ is a crowd pleaser whether it's pork, chicken or vegetarian (yes, this does exist). I don't know a single person who can resist the smell of BBQ sauce in the kitchen or on the grill. In my broke, solo, apartment living days when I'd get the craving for BBQ sandwiches I would pull out … Continue reading Crock Pot Pulled Chicken BBQ
Healthy, filling breakfast sandwiches that are easy to meal prep and perfect for busy mornings.
Hard boiled eggs in a pot on the stove? Who has time for that! Here are two methods for making hard boiled eggs that require very little supervision.
One of the first things anyone should learn to cook are eggs. Eggs a great source of protein & and are quick to make on busy mornings.
This post is 100% inspired by the 3 Qt Instant Pot Mini I just purchased this weekend. Previously, I had the 8 qt that I purchased on Amazon Prime day. The box was overwhelmingly huge when it arrived in the mail, I was instantly filled with buyers remorse. It was huge, heavy, and took up a … Continue reading My Favorite Small Kitchen Appliances
Over whelmed by the huge wall of kitchen gadgets when you walk into Bed Bath & Beyond? Find out what to grab, and what to skip.
If you follow me on Instagram @thenovicekitchen, you know that I survive off stir fry for my work week lunches. I have the luxury of coming home from work and making a hot lunch on the stove in under 5 minutes, but this could certainly work as a dinner recipe for anyone who has zero … Continue reading Budget Meals: Stir Fry
I don't care what the question is, the answer seems to always be coconut oil. Bad skin? Coconut oil. Frizzy hair? Coconut oil. Chapped lips? Coconut oil. Broken leg? Coconut oil.
Building a spice cabinet is like furnishing a house - sure you can blindly buy a bunch of stuff right away but you might not always know what to do with it once you bring it home. It's best to buy a few things at a time, and then down the road pick up a couple more as you begin to encounter more sophisticated recipes. But where do you begin?