Author: Kristen

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 […]

 

Instant Pot Frozen Turkey Breast

This post may contain affiliate links  Because I am in a never-ending search and attempting to get my family to eat healthier, I have started cooking turkey breast rolls on Sunday nights and keeping turkey breast in the fridge for healthier lunches. Cooking fresh turkey is: healthier than processed lunch […]

 

No-Bake Slow Cooker Stuffed Shells

This post contains affiliate links  I realize that for the past two years or so, Instant Pot has been all the rage.   People tell me that they don’t even use their slow cookers anymore.   Can I tell you something that an Instant Pot can’t do?    There is still something […]

 

Cedar Valley Birthday Party Guide

After living in the Cedar Valley for six years, and hosting my share of birthday parties in the area, I decided to put together this birthday party guide for you, as I didn’t feel that there was a great resource online.  I love organizing events, and I now consider myself […]

 

Caramelized Onion Chicken Dip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Nexium24HrGameReady ​ #CollectiveBias Here I am sitting 15 years past my senior year in college, and still, every fall, my husband and I get together with our friends during our college’s homecoming game. A lot […]