Hot Eats and Cool Reads

Oct 14, 2018

Sweet Potato Beefy Shepard's Pie Recipe

This comfort food casserole is perfect for dinner! Topped with delicious mashed sweet potatoes and packed with delicious ground beef and vegetables!


Sweet Potato Beefy Shepard's Pie Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads! This comfort food casserole is perfect for dinner! Topped with delicious mashed sweet potatoes and packed with delicious ground beef and vegetables!


I'm slightly obsessed with sweet potatoes right now!

It's fall, you can find an abundance of them in the produce section or at the farmer's market, and they're just SO delicious!

Oct 7, 2018

Brown Sugar Bananas and Cream Recipe

This sweet treat is ready in minutes and is great for breakfast or as a dessert!



Brown Sugar Bananas and Cream Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads! This sweet treat is ready in minutes and is great for breakfast or as a dessert!


Today's recipe is a favorite of my daughter, Ella!

On our way home from our last trip to Saint Louis in August, we stopped at a local restaurant for breakfast. We spotted this recipe on the menu and decided to give it a try!

Sep 30, 2018

Slow Cooker Creamy Cheeseburger Soup Recipe

Let your crockpot do all the work for you with this cheesy, hearty and delicious soup! Great for lunch or dinner and freeze the leftovers for another day.

Slow Cooker Creamy Cheeseburger Soup Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads! Let your crockpot do all the work for you with this cheesy, hearty and delicious soup! Great for lunch or dinner and freeze the leftovers for another day.

Fall is officially here.

Like temps as low as 30 degrees and turning on your heat kind of fall.

5 Places to See When Visiting Saint Louis, Missouri

Only a couple days in Saint Louis? Check out the fun and amazing places we visited!


5 Places to See When Visiting Saint Louis, Missouri! Only a couple days in Saint Louis? Check out the fun and amazing places we visited!


After finding some super cheap plane tickets, we decided to check out and explore Saint Louis for a couple days!

I never realized this city had so many amazing sites to see!

Sep 23, 2018

Apple Pecan Pie Recipe

This simple and delicious fall dessert is great for any occasion! Great autumn flavors with the apples, nutmeg, cinnamon and topped with some delicious homemade whipped cream!


Apple Pecan Pie Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads! This simple and delicious fall dessert is great for any occasion! Great autumn flavors with the apples, nutmeg and cinnamon and topped with some delicious homemade whipped cream!




What would fall in Minnesota be without an apple dessert?

With visits to the apple orchards and picking my own honey crisp apples right off the tree, there's always an abundance of delicious apples around here this time of year!

Sep 9, 2018

Zesty Parmesan Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

These mashed sweet potatoes are a lovely fall treat! Make them for a side at dinner or something new for Thanksgiving!


Zesty Parmesan Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads! These mashed sweet potatoes are a lovely fall treat! Make them for a side at dinner or something new for Thanksgiving!




Sweet potatoes are a new found love of mine.

I've eaten them here and there throughout my life, but never went out of my way to purchase or use them at home.

5 Must Try Places to Eat in St Louis, Missouri

Traveling to St Louis? Give these places a try! A few restaurants, a bakery and even ice cream!


5 Must Try Places to Eat in St Louis, Missouri from Hot Eats and Cool Reads! Traveling to St Louis? Give these places a try! A few restaurants, a bakery and even ice cream!




A few months back, my friend and co-worker messaged me about a trip to St Louis.

I'd never been and couldn't really pass up $100 round-trip tickets so we decided to book our flights and go!