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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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Lunchables are one of my kids’ all-time favorite snacks. I seriously don’t get it. It’s just crackers, meat and cheese. Since they have peanut allergies, they can’t even eat the treat that’s in most of them since they are usually peanut products. One week I grabbed some crackers on sale and picked up the pre-sliced…

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This is another great recipe from Aunt Mary! I have always loved Olive Garden and everything they have on their menu.  Although I think they are very reasonably priced, I don’t have the opportunity to dine out very often because of the economy.  So I came up with my own. I fixed dinner one night…

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This is a German biscuit type cookie, traditionally made at Christmas.  I thought it would go wonderfully for Valentine’s  Day.  Instead of giving  your honey a card, treat them to one of these.  They are sweet and spicy. Makes about 30 cookies Chocolate Heart Lebkuchen Ingredients 1/2 cup, Butter (unsalted) 3/4 cup, Brown Sugar (firmly packed) 1 egg…

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