Instant Pot Chicken Marinara Rotini

Looking for an easy toss in the pot, cook for 12 minutes and be done kind of meal? This Instant Pot Chicken Marinara Rotini is just that! Now that I have to cook for Sofie too I have been using the Instant Pot more often for quick meals. This pasta turned out great for her…

Slow Cooker Zesty Baked Beans

If you are looking for a side dish to bring to all of your Summer gatherings or barbecues, these Slow Cooker Zesty Baked Beans are the perfect accompaniment . I made them for Easter to go with our smoked ham and they were a hit!My mom has always made a version of these baked beans…

Rainbow Cupcakes (Perfect Lemon Cupcakes with a Cream Cheese Frosting)

Since April showers bring May flowers…hopefully…I figured I would share the Rainbow Cupcakes I made for Sofie’s 1st birthday party/ St. Patty’s Day! I finally perfected my lemon cupcake recipe and am super excited, they were so moist with just the right amount of lemon! These would be cute for a Spring gathering or fun…

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

I hope everyone had a great Easter! Easter weekend is a big weekend for us at the restaurant so I have been busy. So what better way to throw a meal together than in the slow cooker. I made these Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos for a quick meal the other day. Dump the…

Cupboard Organization

So last year when I was on a mission to (somewhat) organize before we had Sofie, I decided to start in my cupboards in the kitchen. So I thought I would share some of my ideas! I used some of the 3M Command Hooksย and put some inside of every door to hang my measuring spoons,…

Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake

Okay this Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake is stunning and perfect for a Spring/Summer dessert! I used fresh raspberries swirled into a light lemon cheesecake and let me tell you- Ah-maz-ing!!!ย  I know cheesecakes intimidate people to make at home, but it is easier think you think and you will be so happy once you sink your…

Oatmeal Banana Pancakes

I have been trying to make sure that Sofie gets all the right foods throughout the day so that means more cooking and trying new things! I took my pancake recipe and added some healthy stuff to make these Oatmeal Banana Pancakes. They turned out great and I felt good about sharing them with my…

Instant Pot Chicken Sloppy Joe Sliders

I was looking for something easy that I could whip up before I went to work. We all know Sloppy Joe’s are one of the easiest meals…. So I had a can of sauce, chicken, buns, and cheese so decided to make these Chicken Sloppy Joe Sliders in the Instant Pot. Just 4 ingredients and…

Carrot Cake Bread with a Cream Cheese Glaze

Easter is just around the corner and I have the perfect treat for you! This Carrot Cake Bread with a Cream Cheese Glaze is oh so delicious. It is carrot cake but done in a loaf pan and simplified with less decorating. I promise you this will be your new go to when you are…

Baked Salmon with Lemon & Rosemary

Do you have something you make and say, “Why don’t we make this more often?” This Baked Salmon with Lemon and Rosemary is that dish for us. The salmon turns out so flaky and flavorful with just FOUR ingredients! So this recipe is perfect for those of you intimidated by cooking salmon at home! I…