Jim and I live one mile from Whole Foods. We love Whole Foods. We love the store, the people, the food, but we also LOVE being frugal. I’ve heard so many people say that shopping at Whole Foods is using your whole paycheck and that they don’t shop there because it’s too expensive. I get… Continue reading What I Buy at Whole Foods
For my birthday my mom gifted me with a subscription to e-meals. I use the e-meals app and get 7 simple, healthy, and delicious recipes every week including a shopping list (my favorite feature!). This app makes cooking so easy! I only cook 2-3 times a week (if that) because I usually work late a… Continue reading Easy and Healthy Dinner- Taco Bowls!
Okay, this is a healthy treat. You could also call it a snack because it’s not really dessert. This is the healthy version of no-bake cookies. No-bake chocolate cookies have always been my FAVORITE! My mom usually made them around Christmas time, but over the past few years, my family has changed their diet so… Continue reading My Favorite Anytime Treat
I am so into a fresh piña colada right now. It is definitely my drink of choice for the summer…well, second to these babies. Pineapple and coconut are two of my favorite flavors so you put them together and it’s all the heart eye emojis for me. And honestly, it’s quite impossible to drink a… Continue reading The Easiest Piña Colada You Will Ever Make
I am a coffee addict. I have accepted my problem, but there’s no going back. The only time I did not have coffee was first trimester of pregnancy because I felt so sick :(. But as soon as the intense part of that passed, I was back at it even during pregnancy. I would drink… Continue reading My Favorite Coffee Tricks
Eating Healthy While #BallinOnABudget Hello friends! Kate from @NaptimeKitchen here to talk a little bit about eating healthy on a budget. I am a stay at home mom to a precious 19 month old tow-head named John Robert. Our second baby is due any day now, and my husband Nate is finishing up his final… Continue reading Guest Post- Naptime Kitchen: Eating Healthy While on a Budget!
Hi everyone! I’m Jennifer Glover from Carolina Girl Cooks and I’m thrilled to be sharing a guest post on The Nook Girls today! Just a little back story on me, I’m born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina and have been cooking since I can remember. I used to push a kitchen chair up to… Continue reading Guest Post- Carolina Girl Cooks: Orange Balsamic Chicken
Breakfast food is my favorite type of food. I don’t really know what it is about it that makes it DELICIOUS! Jimmy knows that taking me to (or bringing me) breakfast is one of my favorite “treats”. I remember in high school and college I barely ate breakfast. It was probably because those extra ten… Continue reading Wakey, wakey!It’s breakfast time!
Today we have a guest post from my (Rachel) friend Ginny Cook. Ginny was my piano teacher growing up and her husband was one of my teachers and eventually the Principal at my high school. She is a very good family friend and is so kind to collaborate with us for a fun Valentine’s giveaway!… Continue reading GIVEAWAY: Valentine’s Day Cookies!!
Growing up my mom would always make recipes passed down from many generations of Italian women. My mom’s side of the family is full Italian so our dinners consisted of lots of pastas, salads and breads. To me, these are the ultimate comfort foods and what I crave when I have had a long day… Continue reading My Favorite Homemade Chicken Soup- Your Dinner Tonight!