Rice-a-roni from scratch Macaroni and cheese is a kid-lunch staple unless you can’t have cheese. So, I often fed my kids rice-a-roni. Then I realized that my kids can’t have soy protein, so we said goodbye to our rice-a-roni lunches for years. Fast-forward many years. I still need easy lunches for my kiddos. Hello rice-a-roni … Continue reading Instant Pot Rice-a-Roni
Delicious oven fries are simple to make. I am a fan of one dish cooking, but oven fries are an exception. Toss cut raw potato fries in a bowl with a little oil to keep the starch from the potatoes from sticking to the baking sheet. Cut washed potatoes into fry-sized sticks. I aim for … Continue reading Oven Fries
With a lemon sugar crumb topping, these blueberry muffins will be perfect for a spring brunch.
Happy December! A few months ago, I was nominated for the Liebster Award by Lyssa from LettuceCoCreative.com. Thank you Lyssa for the nomination and the super nice review of my blog. Lyssa sketches and illustrates and her blog is about her illustrations--so very cool. My favorite post was an ABC drawing project for every letter in the alphabet. … Continue reading Nominated for the Liebster Award
Almond, coconut, and chocolate pair-up in this dairy-free recipe for a rich, but not overly sweet dessert.
Leftover noodles make this a quick and easy lunch.
This is the same recipe that I have used for years, but with the cherry chip cake mix, it was a flop. Have the big companies changed their cake mix ingredients? My cousin taught me the coolest recipe for making cookies. We've made this recipe for 10 years and I love it because: Kids can … Continue reading Help…Why didn’t my cake mix cookies work this time?
Missing grilled cheese and tomato soup? Try this grilled avocado sandwich--it hits the spot.
Quick and simple to make, this chicken salad is a staple in my kitchen.
February is Potato Lover's Month. I am a potato lover. It quite possibly might be because I am a potato farmer's daughter, and growing up, no meal was complete without potatoes. Maybe years of DNA coding has left meat and potatoes running in my veins. Or maybe it is the never-ending different possibilities of potato … Continue reading Dairy-Free Mashed Potatoes