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Cinnamon Roll Quick Bread (No Yeast)

This easy to make Cinnamon Roll Quick Bread is ready in an hour and has no yeast! It makes a delicious snack, breakfast or can be made into mini loaves and shared with family and friends. Since the bread only takes an hour to bake, it’s perfect for Thanksgiving morning.  […]

Sausage Balls & Maple Mustard Dipping Sauce

This classic, easy to make appetizer will be the star of the show at your next party! With only 5 ingredients, these Sausage Balls & Maple Mustard Dipping Sauce are ready in about 30 minutes, and can be prepared ahead of time! Sausage Balls is something that D.J. has been […]

Green Bean Casserole + Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

Green Bean Casserole is a classic Thanksgiving side dish that everyone loves! Fresh green beans mixed with homemade cream of mushroom soup and topped crunchy french fried onions then baked until golden and bubbly makes the perfect accompaniment to any holiday meal. I didn’t have Green Bean Casserole for the […]

Pumpkin Banana Bread

Pumpkin Banana Bread is topped with a buttery pumpkin spice crumble making it the ultimate fall banana bread! This recipe was inspired by a follower who commented on my Banana Bread recipe saying that it would be good with pumpkin.  Boy oh boy was she right!  If you love pumpkin, […]

Stuffed Shells + How To Turn Into A Freezer Meal

Dinner in 30 minutes?  Yes please! These classic Stuffed Shells make a great weeknight dinner and can be on the table in 30 minutes!  Jumbo shells are stuffed with a mix of three cheeses and topped with homemade Spaghetti Sauce…in other words, pure comfort food! I originally shared a recipe […]

Homemade Manicotti in 35 Minutes

Homemade Manicotti in 35 minutes! You’ll be wondering why you’ve never made it from scratch before once you see how easy it is to make!  In this post, I am going to show you how to make the crepes in my very first video, and assemble the Manicotti. Manicotti is […]

InstantPot Rice 101

Learn how to cook the perfect rice in your InstantPot in 6 easy steps. My InstantPot is quickly becoming my favorite kitchen appliance.  There is just so many ways to use the InstantPot from cooking Rice to serve as a side dish, hard-boiling eggs, or to cooking the main course.  […]

Throwback Thursday: Salisbury Steak

This classic recipe is ready in only 30 minutes, and undoubtedly will become part of your regular dinner routine. When you think of Salisbury Steak, you probably think of TV dinners.  I did, but then when I thought about it, it’s basically pan-fried meatloaf that’s smothered in gravy and served […]

Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

Ok, I’ll admit it, I have fallen victim to this whole Cauliflower Craze, and this recipe for Loaded Cauliflower Casserole is my new favorite way to eat cauliflower! Cauliflower is growing on my boys, and this recipe was a huge hit with them too! Win-win!  I’m not even sure they […]

Blueberry Banana Muffins

Not only are these Blueberry Banana Muffins are easy to make, they are perfect for breakfast or as a snack! We had some bananas just sitting around, and like all other produce here in Colorado, went brown quicker than I would have liked, so when D.J. saw this, he knew […]