Tag: vegan

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

this post may contain affiliate links¬† Hello, fellow midwesterners!¬† Are you sick of the autumn clouds and all this autumn rain yet?¬† Instead of enjoying long walks on crunchy leaves, I am watching my yard soak outside.¬† ¬†The least I can do to make this situation better is to make […]

 

Whole 30 Eggplant “Hold the Parmesan”

This post may contain affiliate links¬† Eggplant parmesan is the one dish that I order at Italian restaurants. Every time.¬† My love for Eggplant parmesan runs deep.¬† As I will eat eggplant parmesan without parmesan, without sauce, like a pizza, and eating breaded eggplant slices straight out of the fridge, […]

 

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 […]

 

Meatless Open-Faced Chili Burgers

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #MorningStarFarms #MakeRoomOnYourGrill I have decided that September is my very favorite time of year.¬† My husband and I got married in September; our 12th anniversary happened to be yesterday.¬† ¬†The weather starts […]

 

Kid- Approved Peanut Butter Noodles

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StarsOfSummer¬† #CollectiveBias 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 […]

 

instant pot corn chowder with homemade corn stock

This post may contain affiliate links¬† Last summer, I started making corn stock in my Instant Pot.¬†¬†It works out well, it is tasty, and it is a great way to give another life to your corn cobs, that would have otherwise been discarded. Here in Iowa, one essential part of […]

 

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 […]