Orange Juice Broccoli Salad

Orange Juice makes a delicious citrusy salad dressing! This creamy orange vinaigrette tastes amazing on my latest broccoli salad recipe!¬† My family loved this orangy sweet dressing!¬† I am a huge fan of Broccoli Salad!¬† Although my kids don’t always love lettuce salads, they always eat their broccoli salad, so […]


Orange Juice Cookies

Have any leftover orange juice sitting around? You must make these incredible orange juice cookies!¬† These cookies are crispy on the outside and pillowy soft on the inside.¬† Your kitchen will smell amazing when you add fresh orange zest to these cookies.¬† Adding orange juice to these cookies adds brightness!¬† […]


Protein Blend Ground Beef Lettuce Wraps

Are you looking for some super quick dinner ideas?¬† Try this super easy meal using one pound of ground beef and two bags of Birdseye protein blends.¬† ¬†All you do is cook them together for a quick and balanced meal idea.¬† I made mine into lettuce wraps, but you can […]


Top 10 Posts from 2020

2020 was quite the year.¬† Here are my top 10 recipes from this year.¬†¬† The year 2020 was filled with so much.¬† Joy, anxiety, fear, and lots of love.¬† Definitely, the year to stay at home and eat dinner with your family.¬† ūüôā This year was filled with aimlessly walking […]


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 […]


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 […]


Instant Pot Whole 30 Beef Vegetable Stew

Now that I am all moved into my new home, and my new town, I decided to try a take at whole 30.¬† I got the idea after I saw a bunch of whole 30 posts on Instagram, seeing beautiful and delicious plates of vegetables.¬† And I was like ” […]


Dorothy Lynch Glazed Bacon Stuffed Dates

This post is sponsored by Dorothy Lynch.¬† All opinions are entirely my own.¬† I met my husband over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend in 2005. ¬†So with 13 Valentine‚Äôs Days under our belt, our Valentine‚Äôs celebrations are much less “commercial” and more about making time for ourselves and relaxing with […]


Game Day Popcorn Mix

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #OrvilleGameTime #CollectiveBias Every year during the week of Christmas and New Years a few different things happen. It is always brutally cold, dark or rainy here in Iowa. I drink way too much […]


Gooey Pressure Cooker Mug Brownie

My husband and I have tried making microwave mug cakes, cookies and other desserts a few different times, and have always been a little disapointed at how they turned out. A little on the dry side, and left us with most of it sticking to the actual mug. A few […]


Pressure Cooker Beanless Quinoa Chili

I am #sorrynotsorry that I am posting another chili recipe.¬† ¬†This¬†chili is a recipe that I dumped in my pressure cooker last weekend because I needed a dish to serve my parents and my husband’s parents lunch after my son’s birthday party.¬† I thought this chili turned out so delicious, […]


Lemony Chicken Florentine Soup with Quinoa

I have been basically doing nothing but eating soup and listening to Christmas¬†music for the better part of a month.¬† ¬†I have about a dozen Christmas playlists on Amazon music right now. Coffeehouse Christmas Traditional Christmas Carols Kids Christmas music ( gotta love that hippopotamus song!) Acapella Christmas music Instrumental¬†Christmas […]