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Smoked Salmon Egg Tarts

Thank-you to the Iowa Egg Council for sponsoring today’s post.¬†¬† When I think of foods that celebrate my family’s heritage, smoked salmon comes to mind.¬† My dad’s side of the family is Scandinavian ( my maiden name is Johnson), and we have always celebrated with smoked salmon.¬† We always enjoyed […]


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, […]


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 […]


Easy Smoked Cheddar- Mashed Potatoes

Smoked Cheddar Mashed Potatoes can be served family-style or in these cute little ramekins. ¬†They are rich tasting and will make an excellent addition to any holiday spread. ¬†#CrystalFarmsCheese¬† Today’s post is sponsored by Crystal Farm Cheese.¬† To learn more about this Wisconsin Based Cheese company, visit their website. ¬†Or […]


Maple-Vanilla Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SunsOutSpoonsOut #CollectiveBias Nothing speaks summer to me quite like Classic Vanilla Ice Cream accompanied by fruit. These Maple-Vanilla Grilled Peaches are tangy and flavorful, and pair perfect with vanilla ice cream There is […]


Blueberry-Lemon Cheesecake Smoothie

Thank-You to Silk for sponsoring today’s post. To learn more about Silk, visit their website. #Cashewvanilla #Silkcashew I have been meaning to make a smoothie using Silk Vanilla Cashew Milk for quite some time. You see, I love making smoothies that taste like dessert. Plus, I have learned this fun […]


Crispy Sour Cream and Onion Chicken

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate¬†Media Group¬ģ and NatureRaised Farms, but all my opinions are my own.¬†#pmedia #SCNRF http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV This might just be my new favorite chicken recipe! ¬†When I was a kid, sour cream and onion chips were my favorite. ¬†I thought […]