Southern Style Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings

The rain outside provided the perfect excuse for some serious comfort food. My son loves chicken soup, so on this rainy day I made him one of my favorite chicken soup from childhood Chicken and Dumplings. What better than a warm delicious soup on a cold rainy day. This Southern Style Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings really hits the spot. Continue reading “Southern Style Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings”

Instant Pot Beefaroni

Today I’m sharing my favorite childhood dish, beefaroni. Yeah, I know. It’s nothing fancy but it’s what I loved to eat as a child. This Instant Pot Beefaroni recipe comes after years of trying to get it just right. And now it’s perfect. Continue reading “Instant Pot Beefaroni”

Corn and Poblano Empanadas

September 15 was the beginning of Hispanic Heritage month. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month I wanted to share some of my favorite dishes. This Corn and Poblano Empanadas recipe was well received even though this is a house full of carnivores. Continue reading “Corn and Poblano Empanadas”

Instant Pot Arroz con Pollo (Chicken with Rice)

I love a soul warming chicken and rice dish (probably because I’m a carbaholic). And from a very young age, I loved Arroz con Pollo. Anytime I make it, it reminds me of my childhood. It’s like nothing but happiness on a plate. A nice moist chicken can be difficult but this Instant Pot Arroz con Pollo (Chicken with Rice) is not.

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PB&J Sushi Roll Recipe

My little loves peanut butter and jelly but at school he wasn’t allowed to have any nut product. So when he was home it seemed as though he always wanted peanut butter and jelly. He said for it so often, I found different ways to make it so I could be excited about it. And that’s how the PB&J Sushi Roll Recipe was born. Continue reading “PB&J Sushi Roll Recipe”

Breakfast Burritos

So, I am absolutely in love with breakfast burritos. Sometimes, if I have to think about breakfast it just doesn’t happen. So having a breakfast that’s easy to make takes the stress out of the morning (well at least that part of the morning). Best part… this recipe can be made ahead of time and thrown in the freezer. These breakfast burritos are so delicious, it actually makes me want to eat breakfast. Even on my groggiest days. Continue reading “Breakfast Burritos”

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

So…. I have a confession. I have a freezer full of carrots. I’ve been trying every carrot dish I’ve come across. But making breakfast as easy as possible has been my main focus since we’ve kicked off back to school. I love these Carrot Cake Overnight Oats. Not just because it’s another way to get rid of the carrots in the freezer but because it’s healthy. Who can say no to carrot cake for breakfast, right? Continue reading “Carrot Cake Overnight Oats”

Bo Ssam Korean Pork Belly

The first year I went to the New York City Food and Wine Festival I was enamored. We spent a lot of time talking to the chef from the Korean Food Foundation. I thought it was wonderful that they were encouraging people to cook more Korean food and to visit Korea to learn more about Korean culture and food. The recipe I got from the chef there is the base of this Bo Ssam Korean Pork Belly. Continue reading “Bo Ssam Korean Pork Belly”