Tag: holidays

20 Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Dishes

These days, almost everyone has a friend or a family member who eats a gluten-free diet.¬† ¬†I do.¬† Although my immediate family isn’t gluten-free, I try to have a gluten-free option when I host a get-together at my house.¬† Eating a gluten-free meal is easier than you think!¬† ¬†Here is […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

Made in Iowa Holiday Gift Guide

This post is sponsored by the Iowa¬†Department of economic development.¬† ¬†All opinions are entirely my own. #madeiniowa I have spent most of my adult life living in Iowa.¬† The nicest people in the world live here and are a constant reminder to why I know that I am raising my […]

 

Sausage gravy green bean casserole

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias¬†#CookingWithOdoms In my house, we love green beans all year round.¬† We have two vertical garden boxes devoted to just green beans every summer, we enjoy canned green beans for a quick side […]

 

Brown Sugar and Butter Frozen Ham in the Instant Pot

As a child, I never liked ham.¬† I was traumatized¬†by it.¬† Especially since there were several years where my family made ham instead of turkey on Thanksgiving!¬† Talk about the ultimate crime! But these days, ham might be the most prevalent¬†food around here.¬† My kids love it.¬† Serving Hot ham […]

 

Instant Pot Peppermint Vanilla Latte

I have been super busy these past¬†few weeks.¬† I have had sick kiddos, lots of freelance work to do, and lots of Christmas shopping/gift-wrapping and planning to do.¬† ¬†I am sure this will be my last post before Christmas. Merry Christmas Everyone! I thought it would be fun to make […]

 

20 Lazy Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Post Edit December 2018:¬† Hey guys.¬† I have photos up on my Instagram with my nightly elf set-ups.¬† Don’t forget to check them out! When my oldest son was a baby, and when Pinterest was new, I LOVED looking at all those Elf on the Shelf scenes!¬† I was so […]