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…

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…

Pumpkin Energy Bites

Pumpkin energy bites are a great meal prep snack to add to your meal prep arsenal in the Fall season. They have the fall flavors and they are full of healthy ingredients. These are a great breakfast or snack and I think you will love them. These come together in one bowl very quickly so…