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Spaghetti Squash Taco Salad

Well, it’s been a while but I’m back with a new #hungryhusbandapproved recipe for you! I’ve mentioned before that now that the babies are eating mostly what we eat, we’re being forced to reevaluate how healthy we really are. So I’ve been trying to…

ChickenDumplings

crock pot chicken + dumplings

I’m not sure I can be more clear. Crock. Pot. Chicken. And. Dumplings. It’s 5am and I’m sitting here with a w i d e a w a k e little boy. He’s laughing. Evil. So I thought I’d share this wayyyy too easy…

VeggieStew

cream of chicken veggie stew

It’s a cool and rainy Sunday here at the beach, and that calls for some hearty soup! I’d call us mediocre carnivores at best. We eat chicken. A little beef here and there. But recently, I’m trying to up our veggie game. Health +…

TamalePie

freezer meal recipe – tamale pie

When we brought the twins home from the hospital, a few of our sweet friends from church and the Mothers Of Twins Club brought us dinner! One of our favorites was Tamale Pie, brought to us by fellow twin mom Cynthia – who was…

Easy Bahama Mama Cobbler Dessert Recipe | The Salt Water Wife

bahama mama cobbler

This dessert was an on a whim success! On Friday night, my mama-in-law made a peach cobbler for dessert and I knew immediately, we were going to HAVE to have her cobbler at our shower on Saturday! Thankfully, this recipe is a quick and easy one,…

pineapple & coconut bars

Y’all! I had a dessert recipe WIN last night! We had another round of #framilydinner (when your friends are basically your family) We were in charge of garlic bread and dessert. I’m not the greatest cook in the world, but let me bake –…

ChickFilA Chick Fil A at Home

chick fil a @ home

Y’all I was craving a chicken biscuit. And by craving I mean I was trying to figure out how to eat chicken biscuits every day for the rest of my life. But what I really wanted was a chicken biscuit, without spending a penny.…

all season pasta salad

We love a good pasta-salad, but sometimes it seems that this is quite a summer dish. Needless to say, I had to winter-ize one of my favorite dishes! Nothing feels more like fall-food than adding lots of vegetables… so check it out! Ingredients 1lb…

chicken noodle soup

Everyone loves a good Chicken Noodle Soup – and I love an easy and quick recipe! Chicken Noodle Soup sounded time consuming, messy, and nothing I was up for after a long day at work. I was so excited to learn I could do…

orange pancakes

There’s not much better on a Saturday morning than a great breakfast. I got this recipe from MT’s mom over Thanksgiving! Enjoy this spin on your every day pancake recipe! Ingredients: 1 cup sifted, unbleached flour ½ tsp. salt 2 tbs. sugar 2 tsp.…

duncan mac & cheese

We are super excited to have our first Feature Blogger today! Lauren is a Myrtle Beach writer at Chips & Salsa who loves to find new recipes to share with her readers! A Recipe Blog, and a Blog that sells recipe cards… Coincidence? We…

the taco ring

Hey everyone! If the holidays haven’t stuffed you enough, here’s a new recipe! I actually stole this one from my Aunt, and then modified it just a tad! We don’t actually eat a lot of red meat, so I used Ground Chicken instead! Here’s…

Cheddar Chowder Recipe | The Salt Water Wfie

cheddar chowder

While I never regret moving here to Wilmington, NC – there are those moments that I do wish I could spend more time with my friends and family back home! I especially miss the opportunities to just pop over to a friends house for…

chicken ranch bake

I’m no chef – I can’t tell you that enough. So when I find (or create) a recipe at M actually loves – I’m definitely going to share it! This “Chicken Ranch Casserole” took 30 minutes, and is impossible to ruin! Well, unless you put it…

crockpot lasagna

I LOVE lasagna. But I HATE how complicated it is! I’m not one to spend a long time cooking a meal, so I never make lasagna! Until now… I hope Marshall was being honest when he said he LOVED it, because this will definitely…

tilapia & avocado cream sauce

Wow! It’s been a while since we posted a new recipe, so I’m really excited that Hope is back with a great new recipe for summer! It’s quick, simple, and was a hit with everyone! Toddler friendly, and #HungryHusbandApproved – you’re welcome.   After…

fancy beans on toast

I’m not a huge fan of beans… but I LOVE this recipe! It’s also #HungryHusbandApproved – M is constantly asking for Molletes for dinner! I actually learned how to make these after my mother in law made them for us in Winston Salem. She…

summer salad

This filling, but light and refreshing, salad is now a weekly staple in our kitchen! My sister-in-law, Sofia, made this for us recently, and we’ve been making it every week after our trip to the store. It’s quick, easy, and delish!! SOFIA’S SUMMER SALAD…

Corny Dip Recipe | Barbeque BBQ Recipe | The Salt Water Wife

corny dip: a favorite

I made Corny Dip for our BBQ this weekend, and it was a HUGE hit! It’s a good thing I doubled the recipe! This recipe has been passed around my family for years, after my mom got it from one of my college friends.…

potato casserole

While this is easy, it made me feel like a champ of a chef. Give it a shot! Was delicious, and Marshall approved! 🙂 Potato Casserole and Breaded Baked Chicken   For the chicken: 1) Prepare a bowl of 2 (stirred up) eggs, and a plate of…

enchilada rice bowls

Today was full of chores and house renovations – so not only did we not have the energy to cook a decent dinner, but we were also in no shape to go anywhere looking any kind of decent! So while I was making lunch,…

sweet & savory ham biscuits

Today I’m excited to share a great recipe from my friend Kristine! They are a great / fast / idiot proof simple go-to recipe that is perfect after a manic monday, when you just don’t have the time or the patience to cook a big…

easy queso dip

Easiest. Queso Dip. Ever. You’ll need one pot, one spatula, and about 10 minutes. Ready? Melt 1/4 cup butter in a pot. Add 1/2 cup of Half & Half Add 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese Add 1 cup of shredded pepper jack cheese…

crockpot: teriyaki chicken

Alright friends! Are you ready for the next great recipe from Hope?! I am!!! Here at Salt Water, we love crock pots.  Like this Crock Pot Enchilada Recipe Or this Crock Pot Lasagna You can thank me later. So here you go – Crock…

best pasta ever

Y’all I’m trying real hard not to eat pasta every day. It’s definitely my favorite food group, but I’m trying my best to keep the pasta to about once a week.  So, if it’s only once a week, it better be the best dang…

workouts & nightmares

This is one of the most popular posts from my old blog – originally posted in August of 2013! I created this calendar as I was training to improve my time on the POPAT, as required by my (then) job in law enforcement. I…