Mini BBQ Bacon Turkey Meatloaf {Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free Options!}

Mini BBQ Bacon Turkey Meat Loaves

When making dinner for toddlers, there’s really only ONE factor that matters:

What the food looks like.

You could be serving them a culinary masterpiece of chocolate-covered mac ‘n cheese, but if they spot a speck of something green or ~spicy~, they won’t touch it with a 10-foot pole.

These Mini BBQ Bacon Turkey Meatloaves totally fit the “kid-friendly” bill, because they. are. ADORABLE. Continue Reading

Instant Pot Tips ALL Beginners Should Read

Instant Pot Tips ALL Beginners Should Read

The Instant Pot is an amazing machine, but it’s also an intimidating one. For most of us, pressure cooking is a completely new cooking method, and to be honest, it’s kind of scary – especially if you don’t have any Instant Pot tips in your back pocket! Continue Reading

Phoebe Buffay’s Grandma’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Phoebe's Grandma's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Every good Friends fans knows the importance of a good chocolate chip cookie recipe. A recipe that’s been passed down through your family’s generations. Maybe even of French origins. Maybe even from your great-great-grandmother, Neselé Toulouse. Or maybe just the… Continue Reading

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