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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 […]

Heart Shaped Cheese Quesadillas

This Valentine’s Day lunch doesn’t get any easier!   I never posted a recipe for a Cheese Quesadilla before, because, really, does anyone really need a recipe to cook cheese in a tortilla?  Probably not, but I decided to share, because these turned out perfect, and they were absolutely delicious. But what makes […]

Pizza Crescent Heart Recipe

Take another little PIZZA my heart now baby!  This Pizza Crescent Heart is a quick and easy Valentine’s Day dinner idea that your kids will love! I’ve seen recipes all over Pinterest for Pizza Crescent Rings, and originally was going to share a basic heart shaped pizza recipe, but when […]

One-Pot Pasta Primavera

I love one pot meals!  How can you not?  To make this easy Pasta Primavera, just toss everything in the pot, let it boil while tossing around the ingredients, and in about 15 minutes, you’ll have perfectly cooked pasta and veggies. I’m not gonna lie, I was a little nervous […]

Easy 7 Ingredient Thanksgiving Stuffing

We always like to change it up with stuffing, or dressing if your prefer varieties at Thanksgiving, but I think know this one is a keeper.  It’s moist on the inside, and a little crispy on top.  To my family, it’s the perfect stuffing.  For me, I like it because […]