Tuscan Vegetable Soup with Mini Meatballs

Tuscan Vegetable Soup with Mini Meatballs is slightly spicy and packed with healthy vegetables and tiny flavorful meatballs. It’s perfect on it’s own or with some crusty bread.

Tuscan Vegetable Soup with Mini Meatballs | Bites of Bri

I hope you had a fabulous weekend! I feel like I may need a weekend to recover from our awesome weekend in Charleston. We ate amazing meals, played in the sun, and relaxed a ton. It was the perfect way to celebrate my birthday.


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Bacon and Kale Mac and Cheese

Bacon and Kale Mac and Cheese is a delicious, rich twist on an old classic. Packed with lots of kale and bacon, this splurge-worthy mac and cheese will be a crowd pleaser. 

Bacon and Kale Mac and Cheese | Bites of Bri

Today we are talkin’ mac and cheese. The ultimate comfort food.

We are talking about it because Mac and Cheese Mania is going on! What is that, you ask? Exactly what it sounds like. Perfection.

Nutmeg Nanny and Rachel Cooks are hosting Mac and Cheese Mania. See below for details!

“Come join Mac and Cheese Mania at Rachel Cooks andNutmeg Nanny sponsored by Door to Door Organics and OXO – Win prizes!”


Prizes? Yes, loads of prizes and you don’t have to be a food blogger to participate. If you have an original mac and cheese recipe that you’d like to share, you can do so on either Rachel Cooks or Nutmeg Nanny. Even if you don’t think you want to participate in that regard, hop on over and check out some of the awesome recipes. There are way too many to name and there’s something for every palette. Promise.

In the meantime, I whipped up a Skillet Bacon and Kale Mac and Cheese to share with y’all. I love me some mac and cheese. Wait, let me rephrase that. I love me some GOOD mac and cheese. Blue boxes have their time and place (hello, childhood) but I’ve since outgrown those in favor of richer, creamier, more adventurous mac and cheese. So, without further adieu, introducing…. Bacon and Kale Mac and Cheese. To. Die. For. Over the past few (make that two) days, I’ve eaten almost all of this mac. It was that good.


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