Tag: christmas

Homemade Healthier Andes Mints

  This post may contain affiliate links. When I was nine or ten, my dad’s cousin drove in from Michigan for Christmas Eve and brought a box of Andes Mints. ¬†Those Andes Mints left a lasting impression. ¬†I have loved them ever since. ¬† I would never buy them nowadays. […]

 

Black Cherry Jello Salad

Black Cherry Jello Salad is super refreshing and is filled with delicious plump black cherries!¬† My mom made this black cherry jello salad for every holiday when I was growing up.¬† ¬†This jello salad will please adults and kids alike and is a super easy side dish to throw together […]

 

Buttermilk Pumpkin Biscuits and Gravy

This content has been sponsored by Inmar Intelligence and Midwest Dairy. All opinions are mine alone. #UndeniablyDairy #gotmilkrecipe There are five of us in my family: my husband Greg, myself, and our three sons. With everything going on this year, I can certainly say that we have been breaking bread […]

 

Gift Ideas for Adults during Quarantine

Woah.¬† 2020 has been quite a year.¬† ¬†Everything has looked different this year.¬† School is different, socializing is different, work is different, sports are different, and our holidays will look different this year.¬† ¬†Is your family still getting together for the upcoming holidays?¬† We’re going to spend Thanksgiving with just […]

 

Apple Cinnamon Brussels Sprouts

I have gotten into adding cinnamon to savory fall dishes this season. You will love the aroma of cinnamon when you are cooking these in the oven.¬† ¬†Once you learn how to make roasted brussels sprouts, you will be hooked! They’re super quick and simple to make.¬† You can always […]

 

Hot Buttered Rum Roasted Carrots

This post may contain affiliate links.¬† I always include a bag of baby carrots, AND a bag of full-sized carrots on my online grocery order each week.¬† The baby carrots are for my three-year-old because he loves to dip them in ranch.¬† I always run out of my bag of […]

 

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, […]

 

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 […]

 

DIY Brunch Gift Box

This post may contain affiliate links¬† I know we’re a few months from and after Christmas, but I know that mothers day/fathers day and graduation will be coming up in the coming months and I wanted to share this gift idea for you. About two years ago, I started getting […]

 

Roasted Broccoli Salad

Check out my entire collection of broccoli salad recipes! Hello!¬† I have another awesome recipe combo for you today!¬† Some of my favorite recipes on this website are combinations of my favorite things.¬† ¬†A few years ago, my love for minestrone and Chili bore my Minestrone Chili.¬†¬†Last week, I combined […]