Author: Kristen

Tuscan Sausage and Orzo Soup

This post may contain affiliate links  As an owner of a food website, I try to post ” drool-worthy” recipes that I hope people will love.   My goal is to help families eat healthy, nourishing meals together.  Can I let you in on a little secret?  Although my kids probably […]

 

Orange Beef and Broccoli Egg Roll in a Bowl

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MazolaHeartHealth #CollectiveBias A clinical study showed Mazola® Corn Oil reduces cholesterol 2x more than extra virgin olive oil. To learn more about this claim, visit Mazola.com. Whenever I make myself an ” Egg […]

 

Cuban Waffle Sandwich

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #VansFoodsWaffles #vansfoods #CollectiveBias When I am out-to-eat, and I see a Cuban sandwich on the menu, I will order it. Every time. I love Cuban sandwiches. However, it never occurred to me until […]

 

Lunch Lady Beef Sandwiches

This post may contain affiliate links A few years ago, my parents showed up at my house with a massive stack of old church cookbooks.  It is so fascinating going through all of the old recipes!  When you look through old church cookbooks, you will always see interesting ways to […]

 

20 Copycat Panera Recipes

Do you want to know something not so secret about me?  If I had an unlimited income, you might find me at Panera for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Every. Single Day.  ( unless I lived in a place with a Wholefoods. then you might see me at the Wholefoods salad […]

 

Ham and Cheese Johnny Cakes

This post is sponsored by Milk. Love What’s Real, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. #lovewhatsreal #realmilkmoments  Milk Life Let’s go back a few years ago, I was at a Pioneer day festival, and there was a booth, where we learned about foods Pioneers used to […]

 

Buttermilk Baked Chicken

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RealMilkMoment #LoveWhatsReal ​ #CollectiveBias As we entered into a new decade on New Year’s Eve, I was reflecting on how much my life changed in the past ten years. Within the last ten years, I […]

 

DIY Montessori Snack Station

 Thank you to Entenmann’s Little Bites for sponsoring today’s post.  All opinions are entirely my own.  #LoveLittleBites and #LunchboxGoals All of our kids attended Montessori preschool, and we have loved what the Montessori learning method has done for our children.  One of my favorite things about Montessori is that it teaches […]

 

Pickle Juice Ranch Dip

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. The opinions and text are all mine. #TysonGamedayatMeijer #CollectiveBias Truly, this pickle juice ranch dip and Tyson® Crispy Chicken Strips is a match made in heaven. I discovered the power of pickles and pickle juice last […]

 

Chicken Minestrone Stew

This post may contain affiliate links Last fall, I shared with you a recipe for Instant Pot Minestrone Soup– that was such a hit with my family that Minestrone Soup has since become part of our regular dinner rotation.  It is a great way to get your kids to eat […]

 

Greek Sheet Pan Egg Bake

Thank-you to the Iowa Egg Council for sponsoring today’s post.  All opinions are entirely my own. This past year, eggs have been the answer to everything when it comes to feeding my family. When I needed a fast dinner when our house in Cedar Falls was on the market, I […]

 

Top 10 Recipes 0f 2019

Happy New Year!  Thanks for visiting to view all of my recipes, old and new this year!  I literally couldn’t be what I am doing without you!  Thank you for letting me into your kitchen.  I truly hope your family enjoys my recipes as much as I do! In the […]