Instant Pot Multi-Cookers

  Instant Pot vs. Multi-Cooker  Instant Pot…it’s talked about everywhere – television, Facebook, advertisements, and more! Although Instant Pot has become a common name in multi-cookers, Instant Pot® is actually a brand name. The Instant Pot® Company was founded in 2009 by a team of Canadian technology veterans whose objective was to enable families and professionals to prepare quality food in less time, promoting

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Christmas Music and Baking Tips

Christmas Music and Baking Tips One of my favorite activities before the holidays is baking while listening to Christmas music. Both bring me joy, contentment, and relaxation. If I want to start getting into the holiday spirit this is my fix. So tonight I turned on the music and began baking chocolate oatmeal cookies. For some reason, I’ve been craving

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Delicious Homemade Apple Crisp

Delicious Homemade Apple Crisp Nothing says “Fall” to me more than a fresh warm homemade apple treat! One of my favorite apple dishes is delicious homemade apple crisp. It’s simple yet scrumptious! The ingredients are common in most households. If you have apples, you should be ready to make apple crisp. Ingredients: 10 cups apples, peeled, cored, and sliced (about

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Fresh Tomato and Cilantro Salsa

Fresh Tomato and Cilantro Salsa If you are a lover of fresh cilantro, as I am, then you will love this recipe for fresh tomato and cilantro salsa. Everything in this recipe is fresh, so the taste is amazing! I’ve adapted this recipe from one I found on All Recipes. It’s a perfect summertime (or anytime) treat with chips or on

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Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup This milk based soup incorporates prebaked potato cubes with crumbled bacon, cheddar cheese, and sour cream. You can either cook potatoes for the purpose of this soup or use leftover baked potatoes. When I made this soup tonight, I peeled and cubed the raw potatoes then cooked them in the microwave in a microwave safe bowl.

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Mexican Chicken Rice Bowl

Mexican Chicken Rice Bowl One of my favorite things to eat at Chili’s is their Fresh Mex Bowls (there are three to choose from). Tonight I assembled a Mexican Chicken Rice Bowl of my own. It was easy to prepare especially since I used my crockpot to cook the chicken.  The fun thing about making a bowl such as this

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Favorite No Bake Desserts

No bake desserts are so easy to make! This holiday season they have been one of my favorites to make for gatherings. Below are recipes for some of my favorite no bake desserts. Chocolate Oatmeal No Bake Cookies 1/2 cup cocoa 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup milk 1 t. vanilla 1 stick margarine 1/2 cup peanut butter 3 cups oatmeal Directions:

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Favorite Holiday Recipes

  Favorite Holiday Recipes  The holidays are fastly approaching and we all love to celebrate with food! If you are looking for new holiday recipes, below are some of my favorites! Bread Stuffing (Serves 4-5 lb Turkey – be sure to make many servings) 4 cups 1/2 inch soft bread cubes 1/4 cup butter or margarine 2 T. minced onion

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Mexican Food

Mexican foods are my favorite!! I could eat Mexican foods at least twice a week. Tonight I prepared two new recipes, both of which were so good! The chicken for the fajitas was so moist, tender, and spiced just right! I will definitely keep this recipe both on paper and Pinterest. The rice dish was also very good. Unfortunately, I

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Chicken Enchiladas

Again, this is one of those recipes where I prefer to use leftover chicken or chicken from a rotisserie chicken, although you can cook chicken too. However you choose, you will need 2 cups of cooked shredded chicken. These are some seriously delicious enchiladas (in my opinion). Ingredients: 5 oz. reduced fat cream cheese, softened 1/4 sour cream (can be

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