Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta Skillet

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta Skillet | cookiemonstercooking.com

Brace yourself. For squashy, orange goodness over the course of the next two months. Or more, we’ll see. Depends on how big of a recipe bender I go on. I know some people are all about the pumpkin right now but for me? Butternut squash is where. it’s. at. It has still been wavering back…

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Make-Ahead Veggie Breakfast Quesadillas

Make-Ahead Veggie Breakfast Quesadillas and A Giveaway

Say hello to my current breakfast obsession. And trust me, it’s a good one. I have three very important reasons as to why: 1. It’s mexican food, for breakfast. 2. There’s cheese involved. 3. You can make a big batch ahead of time…. 4. And then no effort is required in the morning. Okay, well…

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Meal Planning 101 - Dinner Inspiration | cookiemonstercooking.com

Meal Planning 101 – Dinner Inspiration

To bring this week of meal planning fun to a close, I thought it would be helpful to round up some recipe ideas to get you started. You know, motivate you even more to go forth and be an awesome meal planner! So. I’ve gathered a few recipes from this site as well as from…

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Meal Planning 101 - The How | cookiemonstercooking.com

Meal Planning 101 – The How

So now that we’ve covered the why part of meal planning, let’s move on to the really good stuff. The making it happen part – which means I can tell you all about my crazy organizational tendencies. I’m going to walk you through exactly how I meal plan (and share some tips along the way!).…

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Meal Planning 101 - The Why | cookiemonstercooking.com

Meal Planning 101 – The Why

Let’s shake things up this morning. Because it’s Monday and we all need a little pizazz and fun stuff and happy happy to start the week off right. We are going to have a little chat today about meal planning. Because I have an insane (insane!) love for it and it makes me all giddy…

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Quinoa and Roasted Vegetable Burrito Bowls | cookiemonstercooking.com

Quinoa and Roasted Vegetable Burrito Bowls

I’m not even the least bit sorry. For throwing two mexican recipes in your face right in a row. You needed both of them in your life. And if you don’t like mexican food? Well, then it is essential that we sit down, friend to friend, and have a serious life discussion. And I’ll force…

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Cheesy Taco Casserole

Cheesy Taco Casserole

Let’s talk nachos. But like, fancier. And more like a cross between nachos, tacos and enchiladas. Sounds good, right? I’ve never seen my husband more excited for a meal. He’s always asking me to make nachos and I pretty much just ignore those requests. It’s not that I don’t like nachos. I just have so…

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Almond Butter and Jelly Waffles | cookiemonstercooking.com

Almond Butter and Jelly Waffles

I am currently on an almond butter kick like no other. To the point where I haven’t even thought about regular peanut butter in weeks. Which is unheard of. Complete and utter blasphemy! I’ve even managed to get my husband on board with this kick and we are blowing through jars. Kind of scarily fast.…

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Raspberry Coconut Tart Popsicles | cookiemonstercooking.com

Raspberry Coconut Tart Popsicles

So you know how everyone (myself included) is talking about how summer is winding down? Because if you are like me, you are super pumped and jumping up and down for Fall. I mean, boots, scarves, soups, football, pretty leaves. It’s all just amazing and all I can think about. And then mother nature slaps…

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The Little Things - August 2014 | cookiemonstercooking.com

The Little Things – August 2014

Guess what time it is? Little things time! I’m hoping maybe you have the day off today and are in need of a little entertainment. Beagle style. Don’t worry, I don’t have all pictures of Emma for you. There are some other things too. My life doesn’t totally revolve around my dog. Oh wait, it…

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