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Beef & Broccoli – Quick & Easy Recipe

Would you say you have a favorite type of cuisine? I really like experimenting in the kitchen so we have tried a pretty wide assortment of dishes. A few years ago I made beef and broccoli for the first time, and we were absolutely SOLD. The funny thing is that I actually never order it Read more

Plate of sweet potato chicken poppers

If you’re looking for a healthier version of chicken nuggets, look no further! These sweet potato chicken poppers are delicious, full of savory spices, and nutritionally dense thanks to the sweet potato and lean meat. My kids fully approve of these, even without any kind of dip! I’m not sure you could get a more Read more


Hawaiian BBQ Sheet Pan Chicken

Hawaiian BBQ Chicken with diced bell peppers, onions, and pineapple on a sheet pan

Sheet pan dinners have become one of my new favorite ways to cook. They’re so easy and versatile and my family loves them. The other day we whipped up this Hawaiian BBQ sheet pan chicken and it was a hit with everyone big and small. Plus it’s shockingly flavorful for only using six ingredients.  How Read more


How to Make Applesauce in the Instant Pot

homemade pressure cooked applesauce in a jar on a table next to 3 apples

Anyone else go through applesauce like crazy? At our house with two kiddos, 5 and under, we can’t keep enough on the shelves. And store bought is fine, but there is something about home cooked applesauce that just cannot be beat. Gone are the days of nursing those fresh apples over the stove for ages Read more

Top-down view of gluten free pumpkin muffins in a baking tin

Anyone else a pumpkin lover around here? I know it tends to be a love or hate relationship, but I’m definitely a lover. We’ve more recently had to go gluten free and I have been missing those delicious pumpkin muffins with the tasty crumbles on top! So I’ve been thrilled to finally have a decent Read more

homemade everything but the bagel seasoning mix in a clear bowl

Today I’m gonna share with you my absolute favorite versatile seasoning, copycat Everything But the Bagel seasoning mix! Honestly I feel like I’m kind of late to the game on this one. Like I realize that everyone has been on this train for awhile, and I’m that lame girl who didn’t realize you could use Read more

steel cut oats in white bowl with 3 blueberries on top

This one is a game changer guys! Steel cut oats, IN THE INSTANT POT! I’m not sure I could rave enough about how great these are. They have become our breakfast of choice this summer and there are so many delicious ways to prepare them. Now first of all I just need to say that Read more

Star-shapped gummy candy on a white plate

Gummies. The iconic delicacy of childhood. My family didn’t buy them much growing up, and so it was always a special treat when we got to have them. Now as a parent myself I’m repeating generational cycles and my kids have only enjoyed them a handful of times. They just aren’t a super filling snack Read more


Healthy Strawberry Jam – Only 3 Ingredients

What sounds more amazing than homemade strawberry jam? Maybe homemade strawberry jam that only takes 3 ingredients and 20 minutes? How about strawberry jam that is free of refined sugar and preservatives? Or strawberry jam that is loaded with antioxidants and high in fiber and protein? Yeah…I’d like me some of that! Our household has Read more


Garlic Shrimp Vegetable Stir Fry

Shrimp stir fry with bell peppers, zucchini and onion in a homemade garlic sauce

I love me a good stir fry, don’t you? This garlic shrimp stir fry is bursting with flavor, comes together in a flash, and is super adaptable, so you can add whichever veggies you prefer or have on hand. Plus, if you enjoy Asian dishes, most of the ingredients are probably staples in your pantry Read more