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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’s Days under our belt, our Valentine’s celebrations are much less “commercial” and more about making time for ourselves and relaxing with […]

Chimichurri Chicken and Rice Soup

This post may contain affiliate links  This is a little embarrassing to admit, especially as someone who runs a food website for a living, but I just might have been the last person on earth to discover chimichurri sauce.   But I did. Last Summer.   And now I am hooked.  I just […]

20 Crazy Good Pressure Cooker Chili recipes

It has been a long while since I have done a round-up on this website.  I have two good reasons for this pressure cooker chili round-up.  Tomorrow it’s going to be colder in Iowa than in Antarctica, so we will all need a nice bowl of chili to warm up […]

Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker Sweet Baked Beans Chili

This post may contain affiliate links  I was on in a recipe group on Facebook a few weeks ago when I saw a huge discussion/debate about people putting baked beans in their chili?  I was floored!  I love nothing more than slow cooker baked beans, and I thought that putting […]

Parmesan Cheese Sauce

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LoveWhatsReal #CollectiveBias My kids love cheesy noodles.  In fact, my two older sons have created their own rating system for all varieties of mac and cheese and cheesy noodles they get to eat.  […]

Strawberry Poppyseed Broccoli Salad

A while back I was having a conversation with my very best and oldest friend about how I get my kids to eat a balanced diet.   And I do believe that when it comes to healthy food, it is all about how you market the said dish you want to […]

Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Chili

This post may contain affiliate links  I have realized this past month or so that I like my coffee, tea and soups and chilis to be a hotter temperature than the average person.   I love waking up early and enjoying that perfect cup of hot coffee before my kiddos wake […]

Italian Baked Eggs Zucchini Boats

  This post is sponsored by the Iowa Egg Council.  All opinions are entirely my own.  I am not shy about my love for eggs. I could eat eggs every day for multiple meals and I would be thrilled. There are just so many delicious ways eggs can be prepared! […]

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 […]