Tag: vegan

Everything Bagel Air Fryer Asparagus

Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables to cook in the air fryer!  When you cook asparagus in the air fryer, the asparagus turns out al dente on the inside and crispy on the outside.   Plus, no or very minimal oil is needed to achieve this mouthwatering side dish.   Everything […]

 

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. […]

 

Instant Pot Pumpkin Minestrone Soup

Minestrone is my favorite kind of soup to make in my Instant Pot.  Minestrone is my favorite meatless meal. It is full of flavor and is filled with loads of vegetables!  When I started making minestrone in my instant pot, it became a game-changer.  This soup tastes like it has […]

 

Caprese Roasted Brussels Sprouts

, I love almost always add balsamic vinegar to my roasted Brussels sprouts.  I got an idea to add fresh garden tomatoes, basil, and soft mozzarella cheese for a delicious Caprese -inspired side dish.   These Brussels sprouts turn out crispy and bursting with flavor!  This is a delightful “end of […]

 

Chimichurri Cucumber Salad

I love classic cucumber salad!  This year, I have decided to switch cucumber salad up a bit by adding zingy chimichurri sauce!  Chimichurri sauce is an Argentinean condiment.  I have started adding it to many of my favorite midwest dishes. This salad screams summer.  Crispy garden fresh cucumbers and chimichurri […]

 

The Best Crispy Greek Potatoes

This post may contain affiliate links  Right now, I am taking a back to basics approach to cooking.  I plan on sharing with you some of my favorite simple recipes.  Some of the recipes that I make during my day-to-day life are mundane, but I can rely on them to […]

 

Instant Pot Minestrone Soup

Packed full of vegetables and irresistible Italian flavors, Minestrone Soup is the perfect healthy meal to serve at any time of the year.  This recipe will cook in your Instant Pot in just 8 minutes! I love topping this quick-cooking soup with parmesan cheese! There is nothing quite like a […]

 

Whole 30 Eggplant “Hold the Parmesan”

A few summers ago, when I was on whole30, one thing I still had a taste for was eggplant parm.  Eggplant parmesan is slices of eggplant layered in a baking dish like lasagna and topped with mozzarella cheese.  I knew that to amend this for the whole30. I would need […]

 

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 […]

 

Kid- Approved Peanut Butter Noodles

  I love these Peanut Butter Noodles.  I will tell you why. This is an easy make-ahead recipe that can be fantastic when eaten for lunch or dinner. These peanut butter noodles are delicious when eaten hot.  But on these hot days of summer, they can be enjoyed cold. My […]

 

Instant Pot Pineapple Ginger Sticky Rice

This post may contain affiliate links I have been an Instant Pot owner for about 18 months now, and some of my favorite things to make in it are simple things.  Like sticky rice ready in twelve minutes! I love making sticky rice in my Instant Pot and I have […]