Author: Donya

Super Easy Roasted Broccoli

Fresh broccoli that’s roasted with a touch of olive oil, nutty Parmesan cheese and crunchy homemade breadcrumbs might just be the best, most simple side dish ever! Even the pickiest veggie eater will love this toasty version. It’s time for true cooking confessions. If you are one of those people like me, who have been cooking for their family for a while, and love veggies, well, I guess you’ll appreciate where I’m coming from. I grew up around people who could cook…no, kidding, really cook. My grandmother, aunts, and uncles were all good cooks. Now, my Mama, not so...

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Freezer Foods and Meal Planning With A Southern Soul

Preparing Meals Ahead of Time For those of you who want to take your meal planning to a whole new level, you are going to love this! We’ve already talked about how to plan, shop, and prepare your meals. Now, we are going to touch on how you can save yourself, even more, time and money by making your meals ahead of time.One of the most popular ways to take your meal prep to the next level is with freezer cooking. If you think you might want to give freezer cooking a try, here are a few tips to...

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Meal Plan Monday #87 ~Spicy BBQ Meatloaf

We’ve just rolled into November and on our way to the holidays! Each week at Meal Plan Monday, you’ll find tasty recipes to inspire your week, as well as some great holiday recipes.So let’s kick off this week with some featured recipes. This meatloaf from No Plate Like Home is sure to wake those taste buds up. Spicy BBQ Meatloaf with Smoky Sweet BBQ Sauce Topping from No Plate Like Home   Don’t worry, we have your sweet tooth cravings covered too with this Rustic Country Apple Fritter Bread. This would be delicious with that morning coffee, as a snack...

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Cold Brew Sweet Tea & Busy Times

I don’t know about you, but November kinda caught me by surprise. We’ve had warmer temps this fall which is why I guess it didn’t really feel like the end of the year was just a couple of months away. The thing is, as a blogger, this is a CRAZY, SUPER BUSY time of year.This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Southern Breeze. All opinions are mine.  There’s cooking, writing, photographing, answering emails, and then social media that has to be kept up with. Whew…my head is spinning just thinking about it all. Now, don’t get...

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Easy Dinner Ideas and Meal Planning • FREE Crockpot Conversion Chart

In this third installment of Meal Planning With A Southern Soul, a series to help you be successful and save money at meal time. If you’ve been following along, we’ve been working building our weekly meal plan, attacking our grocery list along with shopping and meal prep. Now it’s time to start cooking but maybe you need a little inspiration.   Have you ever found yourself stuck when it comes to dinner ideas? You want to try something new, but you just have no idea what to make? Finding new dinner ideas that are both easy and exciting can...

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