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Slow Cooker Chicken Piccata

This post contains affiliate links  During this busy season of life, making food in my slow cooker or my Instant pot can be a godsend for my sanity.  I love making my favorite meals in them, and they usually turn out just as good as the original. Some of my […]

 

Sheet Pan Eggplant Parmesan

When you’re Italian mom lives 250 miles away, but you still need your fix. When I was a kid, my mom would spend hours making tons breaded eggplant slices.  She would always make extra and leave them in the fridge.   We would eat them warm.  We would eat them […]

 

Copycat Wendy’s Mango Strawberry Salad

I have been a little obsessed with trying out new salad recipes this summer.  For some reason, strawberries always make an appearance on my salads.  If you like this salad, you should also try my Copycat Panera Strawberry Poppyseed Salad.  Or my Culver’s Strawberry Field’s Salad.  Do you know what […]

 

Pressure Cooker Moo Shu Pork

This post contains affiliate links I think that everyone needs at least one good place for Chinese take-out.  Here in Cedar Falls, there is a Chinese restaurant called Hong Kong that has excellent food 95% of the time.   However, when it comes down to it, I do prefer to cook […]

 

Sheet Pan Orange Beef and Broccoli

My family has been eating a lot of  homemade Asian dinners lately.   I love Asian food, but take-out can be greasy and fattening.   Once you get all of the necessary sauces, there are a ton of recipes you can make with them! Just a few weeks ago, I […]

 

Slow Cooker Pad Thai Chicken

Have I ever told you that I LOVE Pad Thai?   When I was pregnant with my oldest son, I ate it for lunch all the time.  I have started making Pad Thai part of our regular dinner rotation.  I tell my sons that they’re “peanut butter noodles.”.   They ask […]

 

French Onion Pot Roast

It is super sad that the photos of this French Onion Pot Roast didn’t turn out better.   Because, this pot roast was quite amazing- if I say so myself.  Here is why it turned out so well. 1).  I used a good quality piece of meat.  Honestly, I don’t […]

 

15 Minute Butternut Squash Soup

Can I share with you one thing that I always look forward to in the fall?   Butternut Squash Soup.  It’s creamy, comforting, and tastes terrific.   Back during those first few years that I hosted Thanksgiving,  I worked away the night before Thanksgiving, preparing my butternut squash soup. Can I share with […]

 

Sausage and Peppers Stuffed Shells

“This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Barilla® and Johnsonville®. The opinions and texts are all mine.  I have lived outside of Chicago most of my adult life.   But sometimes  I just crave “Chicago food” like no other.    This past weekend I had a few of […]

 

Slow Cooker Gluten-Free Meatloaf

I was a little reluctant to post this recipe.   I mean, seriously,  It is tough to make meatloaf look pretty in a photo.  Especially this meatloaf.   This meatloaf is made in a slow cooker.  This meatloaf is so moist that it might fall-apart just a little bit.   […]