Author: Kristen

Instant Pot Rice Stuffing

This post may contain affiliate links I know that a food blogger’s best business practices include posting  Thanksgiving recipes before Thanksgiving, not after. Still, my little stuffing experiment worked out so well, and I wanted to share it before it gets lost in the archives of my kitchen. ‘ I have […]

 

Breakfast Polenta Bowls with Sauteed Plums

This post is sponsored by Greek Gods, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.  #Greekgodsholiday Two quick things about this fantastic winter polenta breakfast bowl: When my 6-year-old son tried this, he told me never to give him a plum again unless it was cooked just like […]

 

Made in Iowa 2019 gift guide

 This post is sponsored by Travel Iowa.  All opinions are entirely my own. #thisisiowa #madeiniowa It’s that time of year again!  Time to buy all those Christmas gifts for your loved ones.  I realized over Thanksgiving how incredibly lucky my family is when I sat there with my younger brother, […]

 

10 tips for making soup in your Instant Pot

this post may contain affiliate links  I have owned my Instant Pot for over three years now.  And if I had to choose one thing to make in my Instant Pot for the rest of my life, I would choose soup. All soups taste magical when cooked in an Instant […]

 

Instant Pot Ginger Snap Sweet Potatoes

This post may contain affiliate links  I don’t have many Thanksgiving recipes up on this site.  This is crazy for so many reasons, one of which is that I have been hosting Thanksgiving at my house since I was 23 years old.  My reasoning for this lack of Thanksgiving food […]

 

Cinnamon Spice London Fog

Today’s post is sponsored by Entenmann’s.  All opinions are entirely my own.  I had become a tea drinker when I was in high school, thanks to my love for Jane Austen-like novels.  There is something so satisfying to me about the clicky clack of cups and saucers.  These days, I […]

 

Instant Pot French Chicken Thighs

This post may contain affiliate links Your world is going to change once you make this for your family for dinner.   Last week I made these French Chicken Thighs for my kids, then, that Friday, I was tired at the end of the week and made my kids chicken nuggets […]

 

Hot teas that taste better than dessert

This post may contain affiliate links.  Back in June, when we finally moved to our new town, I decided that I would take a few steps to eat healthier and to slim down a little bit.   I did an extra-long round of whole 30 ( Highly recommended), and one simple […]

 

Chili-Maple Sticky Chicken Drumsticks

This post may contain affiliate links  Guys.  I have been attempting to make sticky chicken drumsticks in my Instant Pot for months.  Although most of my attempts tasted great, they were not turning out sticky. They were turning out in a somewhat watery sauce.  So anyway, after many multiple attempts […]

 

Butternut Squash Zuppa Toscana

This post may contain affiliate links Even as someone who has Italian heritage, and generally doesn’t think of the Olive Garden as being authentic Italian Food, I am still a sucker for their soup, salad, and breadsticks. This year I have shared with you a few of my favorite ” […]

 

Pepperoni Pizza Cauliflower Steaks

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MargheritaItalianMeats #CollectiveBias I am pretty sure everyone loves pizza. There are so many new ways to enjoy the flavors of pizza without all the bread. Here is another way to enjoy the gloriousness […]

 

Instant Pot Minestrone Soup

this post may contain affiliate links  Hello, fellow midwesterners!  Are you sick of the autumn clouds and all this autumn rain yet?  Instead of enjoying long walks on crunchy leaves, I am watching my yard soak outside.   The least I can do to make this situation better is to make […]