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Emma Hayes

There I was in a hot yoga studio with plenty of bright natural light and bending myself into pretzel like positions for the very first time.

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Slow Cooker Spanish Chicken & Chorizo Pasta

I’m excited to add another easy slow cooker dinner to my repertoire! It seems like my kids’ activities ramped back up quickly, and...

Easy Mexican Pinwheels Recipe | The Recipe Critic

Mexican Pinwheels are a slightly spiced creamy chicken blend rolled up in easy to eat bite sized appetizer. Soft pillowy tortillas wrapped around...

Authentic Japanese Yum Yum Sauce Recipe

Yum Yum Sauce, the name says it all, a Japanese steak house mayo based sauce that is amazing. This popular sauce is light,...

Classic Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipe – Crunchy Creamy Sweet

Sharing is caring!This Classic Thanksgiving Stuffing recipe is the best! So much better than the stuff from a box and so easy to...

Skyline Gold Star Cincinnati Chili Recipe

Cincinnati Chili is a classic Midwestern recipe that slow simmers the meat sauce then served over top noodles. This chili is nothing like you have...

Healthy Dessert

  October 12, 2020 The coziest, most wholesome meal. With golden brown chicken, tender potatoes, white wine, fresh rosemary + thyme. Say hello to the coziest meal of 2020. Perfectly-seared golden brown chicken thighs (breasts can be substituted), tender baby golden potatoes, juicy mushrooms (can be omitted if it’s not...
  October 4, 2020  Seriously SO SO GOOD. Perfect for burritos and/or burrito bowls! And it’s even better than Chipotle, but shhhhh! This recipe has been such a lifesaver. I have been incredibly busy with work/errands/adult chores lately that I have been (shamelessly) ordering delivery a few times a week....
  September 19, 2020 The most amazing pumpkin pancakes – so light + fluffy and made with semisweet chocolate chips. PERFECTION.   HELLO FALL. It’s been incredibly beautiful here in Chicago with its crisp Fall days. The leaves are changing colors, the sweaters are coming out, and the pumpkin pancakes are...