Baked Oatmeal Bars

I meal prep these oatmeal bars for breakfasts and snacks all the time. This recipe is so easy yet so delicious, and with no refined sugar. It can't get better than this. This is a one bowl recipe, which means you mix it all up in the same bowl. You start by whisking up the… Continue reading Baked Oatmeal Bars

Homemade Taco Seasoning

I used to always buy the seasoning packets at the store when I made tacos. What we don't realize is, most of us have all the spices we need to make our own! When you make your own taco seasoning you know exactly what is in it and you can control the sodium level. You… Continue reading Homemade Taco Seasoning

How To Make Bone Broth On The Stove

I recently shared a recipe for Instant Pot Bone Broth and it was a big hit! Some of my friends said they didn't have an instant pot or electric pressure cooker and they wanted my go to recipe for broth on the stove. The beauty about making broth is that there is no perfect recipe.… Continue reading How To Make Bone Broth On The Stove

Simply Delicious Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts

For the longest time I didn't like brussel sprouts. I feel bad now for being so mean to them. Turns out, I just wasn't cooking them right. This recipe is crazy easy and requires minimal ingredients! They make the perfect side dish for any dinner. First you'll trim the base and cut them in half… Continue reading Simply Delicious Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Simple Mushroom & Brown Rice Soup

Thick, slightly creamy, and filling. Not only is this soup recipe cheap to make, easy, delicious and fast.. but it can also be made vegan! Customize it with different broths or even add meat or more vegetables, the possibilities are endless. It's as easy as softening the vegetables, adding the broth and rice and putting… Continue reading Simple Mushroom & Brown Rice Soup

Why I Choose to Cook From Scratch

I often get praise from many people for cooking a homemade meal nearly every night. Or, I hear comments that I am spoiling my family (usually in good nature). But really, why do I cook from scratch? Is it that much harder than buying premade meals/ingredients? Does it take a long time to make our… Continue reading Why I Choose to Cook From Scratch

French Onion Pork Chops

If you are anything like me, and you love french onion soup... you will love this pork chop recipe. It's kinda like a pot of french onion soup and a pan of pork chops had a baby. I love this dish because it comes together quickly and doesn't skimp on flavor. You want to make… Continue reading French Onion Pork Chops

Thick & Fluffy Pancakes

I made this recipe after trial and error, using things I already have on hand most of the time. I love buttermilk pancakes, but I don't usually have buttermilk on hand! I still wanted those thick and fluffy pancakes.. and so this recipe was born. Fluffy, thick, and delicious. My mother came to visit and… Continue reading Thick & Fluffy Pancakes

DIY Bike Makeover

One of my favorite things to do is go thrifting! One day when I was at a thrift store I saw this blue and yellow boy bike for $6. It was rusted and its tires were completely flat, but it caught my eye. My daughter was three years old at the time and she didn't… Continue reading DIY Bike Makeover

Old Fashioned Hamburger Soup

My great grandmother used to make a soup like this that was such a big hit, the recipe got passed down for generations. My father made her hamburger soup for me and now I make it for my family. This recipe follows my great grandmother's, but with a few additions of seasonings for extra flavor.… Continue reading Old Fashioned Hamburger Soup