Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal

This Oatmeal takes the juiciest, best sweet summer cherries and combines them with bitter dark chocolate chips for the best combination flavor ever. It is full of nutrients but it tastes like a dessert! So so yummy and you will love it.  Make your basic overnight oats base with oats, milk, chia seeds, honey,…

Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs

I love making spaghetti and meatballs but it can take a lot of time and can be tough to accomplish in a week night. I like the idea of this recipe because you put all the ingredients in the Instant Pot and you just walk away. It’s that easy. When you return to release the…

Hummus Vinaigrette Chicken & Vegetables

Hummus Vinaigrette Chicken & Vegetables Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 25-30 minutes Ingredients 1 lb chicken breasts 1 medium zucchini, sliced and quartered 1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half 1/4 tsp each, salt and pepper Hummus Vinaigrette: 1 cup roasted garlic hummus (Or 1 cup garlic and 1 tsp minced garlic) 1/4 cup…

Rosemary Chicken and Honey Balsamic Carrots

This meal prep recipe is hearty and filling without a lot of heavy carbs. It is a meal that will make you feel warmth like the ingredients of fall cooking do but won’t leave you feeling like your stomach is weighed down afterwards. I enjoy the fresh flavors of the bright lemons juice and rosemary….

Jalapeño Popper Chicken

Do you love Jalapeño Poppers? This is a more substantial dish than the appetizer version that you already know and love! It incorporates chicken to make it a meal. Let’s get to it! Soft an 8 oz block of cream cheese on the counter ahead of time or place in a microwave safe bowl and…

Patriotic Strawberries

Gather your ingredients. See below for what you need. I used red sanding sugar, blue sanding sugar and some red, white and blue jimmies. I had each in a separate bowl. I used 1 15 oz bag of white chocolate chips. You can get some great sets of these little glass bowls I used for…

Patriotic Pasta

This is a fun patriotic recipe for Memorial Day, 4th of July, or Labor Day. It is great because you can make your food festive and it is still edible! It is a lot easier than it looks. I was very unsure about how well it would work and also about how it would taste….

Instant Pot Hard-boiled Eggs

I love making hard boiled eggs in the Instant Pot. They always come out with the result I want and I don’t have to worry about watching the Pot to make sure it doesn’t boil over or anything like that. It’s a great way to prep eggs for the week ahead while you need to…

Pizza Chips

Feeling yourself craving pizza but do not want all the bread? Here is a great snack that is low budget and only takes two ingredients and less than 20 minutes to throw together. These are great and they satisfy the grease and the cheesy cravings you are trying to fill. The recipe is really very…

Blackberry Nut Butter Smoothie

Anyone else get sick of having the same smoothies every day? I do! Here is what you need for this one. It has lots of stuff that is good for you, it’s low carb and therefore it is Keto! Go ahead and grab your ingredients. If you have fresh fruit I would suggest adding some…