Instant Pot Red Mashed Potatoes

I love these mashed potatoes. They are way easier than making them on the stove. This recipe eliminates the time watching the Pot to see if it’s boiling and checking the potatoes to see if they are tender enough. It also eliminates the work of mashing them. If you don’t like the skins, feel free…

Instant Pot Applesauce

September 9th would have been my Grandpa’s 101st birthday. He was and is still my hero. Every Sunday night dinner when we went out to eat, he would order applesauce. Even though I could have ordered my own applesauce.. even though he could have ordered me my own serving of applesauce.. even though it was…

Instant Pot Broccoli

This broccoli is the best. I hated broccoli as a kid. Like you could not get me to eat it at all. But this broccoli is awesome! It is really good. You should try this! Instant Pot Broccoli Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 5-10 minutes (including time to come to pressure) Ingredients 1 cup…

Bruschetta Chicken Bake

This dish has the fresh, summer flavors of bruschetta but it’s an entree version that adds healthy protein. Bruschetta Chicken Bake Prep Time/Active Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35-40 minutes Total Time: 45-50 minutes Ingredients 4 chicken breasts 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette dressing 1/2 cup mozzarella shredded cheese 1 cup grape…

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Cookies

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Cookies Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Ingredients 1 box pineapple cake mix 2 eggs 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 cups crushed pineapple Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line two baking sheets with parchment paper. 2. Mix all ingredients together. 3. Scoop cookies with a cookie…

Salsa Chicken

This is a super yummy recipe that is budget friendly and doesn’t require very many ingredients. I usually serve it with rice and black beans and corn but it is great on its own too! It is great to prep ahead of time to shred and serve in a fajita, taco, etc. Salsa Chicken Prep…

Oatmeal Scotchies

Oatmeal Scotchies Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 12-15 minutes Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 cup butter 1 1/3 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup old fashioned oats 1 1/2 cup butterscotch chips Directions Preheat oven to…

Strawberry Lemonade Cookies

These cookies have 5 ingredients and take about 10 minutes to put together the “dough”. I say “dough” because it is a bit more of a batter consistency. Very budget friendly, but flavorful and brightly colored so they will seem like they are a complicated dessert. When I had coworkers taste test these, so many…

Red Velvet Cookies and Cream Bars

These are super rich and decadent. You are going to want a glass of milk with them most likely. But they’re awesome! My coworkers loved them when I asked them to be my taste testers for this recipe. So easy and only has 4 ingredients. Yes, 4. A great budget friendly recipe and one that…

Guava Grapefruit Margarita

This is fun and fruity margarita that still has the sour of a classic margarita on the rocks but with a fun new tropical twist. It is a combination you may not expect to like but you will enjoy it, I promise! To make it you need Guava Kombucha. I have found it at Publix,…