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This homemade ranch dressing mix is quick to prepare with common seasonings in the spice cabinet. It’s a copycat to the convenience Hidden Valley packets. Whether you’re mixing it up to top a delicious salad, for veggies, or for dipping some wings into, this homemade dry ranch mix is an inexpensive, easy, and tasty. Add…

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We’re building Chipotle Burrito Bowls, one recipe at a time. We’ve already covered Cilantro Lime Rice. Today we’re making Chipotle Black Beans, which also happen to be vegetarian and soooo good! If you just want to learn how to make black beans, this recipe will become a staple on your list of favorite recipes. These…

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I have made homemade bread for years using this homemade bread machine bread recipe. Just mix up those ingredients and let the bread machine do all the work for you! Then I got to thinking about my other small but mighty kitchen appliance – the crockpot! Surely I could make an easy and yummy homemade…

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Are you in the Instant Pot cult? :) You either love them or are terrified of cooking with one! I’m honestly not a spokesperson for all things Instant Pot because I work from home and don’t need to quickly prepare dishes from frozen to mealtime in minutes. But, I know there are advantages to use…

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This hot taco dip recipe is super simple to make! It is a staple at our home and for when we need a quick dish to take for an appetizer potluck. Our family is a fan of refried beans, so I include this ingredient in our recipe. However, you could easily substitute ground beef or…

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Our family has been following a keto diet on and off for over a year now. My hubby has had the most success with it (because he has higher willpower than me, on most days…) and has lost around 40 pounds! The thing I love the most about this way of eating is that you’re…

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If you’re looking for an easy and quick dinner, look no further! This Tater Tot Casserole is super simple to make and can even be done in a crockpot if you’re short on time! I have also included the slow cooker instructions below. There are veggies in the casserole, however, you can easily swap out…

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This Panera Mac and Cheese recipe is my kids’ favorite dish whenever we go to Panera. It’s also a great recipe if you’re looking for a white cheddar mac and cheese. Homemade also tastes better than any restaurant version you can get, so making this dish at home saves quite a bit (since I can…

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Mason jar salads are so convenient! I prepare these several times a month for my husband to take to work, and for me to grab out of the fridge while I’m working from home. It’s easy for him to transport to work and the veggies stay fresh until he’s ready to eat since the dressing…

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