Instant Pot Italian Sausage Pasta

Instant Pot Italian Sausage Pasta is a perfect family-friendly, easy weeknight meal.

I wanted to start with something fairly basic the first time I used it, since I pretty much had no idea what I was doing. This was back in 2017, long before the Instant Pot had taken over the internet the way it has now.

After two years of making and testing and making and testing this recipe… it’s finally been perfected. Continue Reading

Hidden Vegetable Smoothie for Toddlers (and Mom!)

Toddler boy drinking a banana-berry smoothie (with hidden veggies!)

Your kids all eat vegetables willingly, and only ingest naturally-occurring sugars, and never eat processed foods with preservatives, right?

{HAHAHAHAHAHAHA.}

OK, come back to me when you’ve stopped laughing (or crying… whichever comes first), and I’ll break down this magical Hidden Vegetable Smoothie your toddler will LOVE. Continue Reading

World’s BEST Oreo Truffle Brownies

Good news: these Oreo Truffle Brownies are about to change your life. Bad news: they’re also about to change your pants size.

*Better news: I’ve updated this post with all new photos & some additional tips to make sure these are the BEST Oreo Brownies you’ll ever make. Continue Reading

Instant Pot Creamy Bacon Ranch Crack Chicken

If you’re just getting started with your Instant Pot, you’ve come to the right place – this is a GREAT first recipe to try out in your new electric pressure cooker. Continue Reading

Instant Pot Honey BBQ Chicken Tacos + Pineapple Avocado Salsa

Instant Pot Honey BBQ Chicken Tacos + Pineapple Avocado Salsa

These sweet and savory Honey BBQ Chicken Tacos, topped with a complex and surprising Pineapple & Avocado Salsa, are the perfect re-entry into my own little culinary world. Not only do they require minimal prep and come together quickly and easily, but they’re a little unique and gave us a nice change of pace from my standard fare. Continue Reading