Sweet Pea Living

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These Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuits have been on the “must bake” list for a long time. With football season upon us, I figured it was the perfect time to bring this recipe to life. I modified our Simple & Easy BreakfastRead More

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Things have been busy with my new job and I’ve struggled to find the energy to create recipes for the blog (sometimes I struggle to even execute a simple meal on a weeknight). Isn’t it always easier to order take-outRead More

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Listen ya’ll — it is officially July and it’s getting hot down here! We are adjusting to our new climate in South Carolina and as a result, I have been making any “cool” recipe that can help me beat theRead More

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We have finally (finally finally finally) settled into our new home and have made an extra effort to explore the local community as much as possible. One of my favorite new places is the South Carolina State Farmers Market. FarmersRead More

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Finally the snow has melted and the plants are starting to come back to life! I think it is safe to say that Spring is finally here in Chicago (I hope I’m not jinxing myself). The Mourtokokis family took fullRead More

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As you know from the other recipes on our blog, I love all things related to brunch and weekends. I feel strongly that Sunday mornings were made for freshly baked quiche, warm cups of coffee, and lazy snuggles on theRead More

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It pains me to say that my sweet baby nephew is growing up. This weekend Lucas is celebrating his FOURTH birthday (insert sobs here). It feels like just yesterday we were welcoming him home from the hospital. Time seems toRead More

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The weather has been brutal lately. Chicago has gifted us with constant below freezing temperatures, snowfall, and gusty winds… I’m not surprised by this at all but it has been difficult to stay warm in our little apartment! This isRead More

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Chilly Sunday afternoons were made for simmering soup. Lately I have been craving chicken noodle soup (probably a combination of the weather and my on-going cold) so I thought that I would make a spicy, vegan version of this soupRead More

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I love a classic brunch Bloody Mary. However, this cocktail has been missing from my life since the start of COVID-19 (I know I’m not the only one). I’ve never attempted to make my own Bloody Mary at home butRead More