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Nutella Fudge Brownies

Nutella Fudge Brownies

I wont drone on about these brownies too much, just know they are beloved by children and go well with a big glass of milk! They’re pretty simple too. Make the brownies, then while they’re cooling, make the Nutella fudge. Spread the fudge over the […]

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

So my kids request chocolate chip cookies all the time. It’s their go to. They’ll request peanut butter cookies or even oatmeal cookies from time to time but chocolate chip cookies are their hands down fave. I have been making these cookies, that my grandmother […]

Cinnamon Roll Cake

Cinnamon Roll Cake

I made this for Sunday dessert this weekend and it was a hit! I found this recipe over at Eating on a Dime. I doubled the topping and baked it about 15 minutes longer, but otherwise kept it the same! You’ll need: Cake: 3 cups […]

Instant Pot Chicken Pot Pie

Instant Pot Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie is a pretty easy meal to make anyway, but even easier when the chicken and potatoes are cooked together! Using the Instant Pot to pull this together saved me time and clean up! You will need: 5 peeled potatoes 1 teaspoon black […]

Instant Pot Roasted Chicken

Instant Pot Roasted Chicken

One of my favorite things about the Instant Pot is not having to defrost meat anymore! I now cook most meats from frozen in the Instant Pot – even a whole chicken! You will need: frozen whole chicken (mine was 6lbs) 2 teaspoons dill weed […]

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Tacos

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Tacos

I love shredded chicken tacos, but I don’t always have time for the chicken to cook as long as it needs to in order for it to shred nicely. Making them in the Instant Pot, they cook in under half an hour and always turn […]

Instant Pot Pot Roast

Instant Pot Pot Roast

Making a pot roast in the Instant Pot can save you hours of time, a couple less dishes to wash and during the warmer months, it wont heat up your house! You will need: 2.5lb chuck roast 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons minced garlic […]

Colorful Easter Layer Cake

Colorful Easter Layer Cake

This cute and colorful cake was inspired by two recipes I recently came across. The recipe itself is from The Gunny Sack and the decoration was taken from Betty Crocker. The recipe comes together very quickly. Just mix all the ingredients in a bowl and […]

Copycat El Pollo Loco Chicken, Attempt 1

Copycat El Pollo Loco Chicken, Attempt 1

This recipe accompanies this video – https://youtu.be/L4QQjc8Vny0 In this video, I tried to copy our favorite meal from El Pollo Loco. It’s pretty close but not quite there yet. It needs more of a kick and while I think starting it in the Instant Pot […]

Heavy Lifting Ahead!

Heavy Lifting Ahead!

If you’ve been poking around here this weekend, watch your step, there are broken links and the layout changes are making the content a little wonky. I’m in the middle of some exciting, big changes here on the blog. 🙂