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Friday, August 16, 2019

Pressure Cooker Maple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oatmeal

This easy and flavorful maple cinnamon steel cut oatmeal recipe is made quicker with the help of a pressure cooker. Stir in your favorite fruit for a nutritious and delicious breakfast.

Today’s post is sponsored by Barlean's, Hamilton Beach, and Rhodes Bread as well as Crispy Green, The Spice House, and PackIt. However, all opinions are my own. #ad #Back2School

two bowls of creamy maple cinnamon steel cut oatmeal with fresh peaches on top in front of instant pot


       If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, you might as well make yourself something nutritious and delicious!  Steel cut oatmeal sweetened with maple syrup and a hint of cinnamon is a great start. Add your favorite fruits or nuts if you'd like to take it to the next level.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Strawberries and Cream Overnight Oats #Back2School

Busy mornings call for quick grab and go breakfasts. A jar of strawberries and cream overnight oatmeal is a tasty, nutritious, make-ahead option you'll look forward to having.

Today’s post is sponsored by Barlean's, Hamilton Beach, and Rhodes Bread as well as Crispy Green, The Spice House, and PackIt. However, all opinions are my own. #ad #Back2School

two small glass bowls full of strawberries and cream overnight oatmeal with fresh strawberries on top


       If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it should be extra nutritious and delicious  luckily you can stir together a batch of strawberries and cream oats ahead of time and just grab a jar on the way out the door. Of course you can enjoy it for a leisurely brunch as well, no time pressure necessary!

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Tips, Tricks & Recipes for Quail Eggs

If you are looking for great ways to use quail eggs, you have come to the right spot.  There are so many great ways to use the cute little eggs in all sorts of appetizers and meals! Here are some tips, tricks and recipes for quail eggs.



     If you found yourself with some quail eggs and you want to make sure you use them to their fullest, you are in the right place. There are lots of wonderful ways to use your bounty.  Here are just a few ideas to get you started.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Simple Giant Orange Cardamom Roll #Back2School

Start your morning off right with a slice of orange cardamom roll. It's giant size and fun flavors will make it a hit with your family and they won't have to know you used a shortcut to make it super easy.



Today’s post is sponsored by Barlean's, Hamilton Beach, and Rhodes Bread as well as Crispy Green, The Spice House, and PackIt. However, all opinions are my own. #ad #Back2School

large orange cardamom roll with layers of soft bread, orange and cardamom filling and an orange glaze on white serving plate


     Cinnamon rolls are the darling of special morning breakfasts, but there are a couple of things that can make them even more fun.  1. Make it a super giant cake sized roll with layer after layer of goodness. 2. Add fun flavors like orange and cardamom!

Friday, August 9, 2019

Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Popcorn Balls

Marshmallow popcorn balls are a fun and easy treat that just take a few minutes and a few ingredients. Dip them in chocolate and top them with sprinkles for an extra festive and delicious treat!

marshmallow popcorn balls with sprinkles on top freshly dipped into milk chocolate and sitting on wax paper to set


      Soft and sweet marshmallow goodness combined with the salty crunch of popcorn makes these popcorn balls a fabulous treat. Of course a dunk in a chocolate bath and a smattering of colorful sprinkles makes them even more fun. They are easy enough to be a just because treat and festive enough to be served at a party.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Delicious Doctored Up Cake Mix Recipes

Sometimes baking from scratch just isn't in the cards,  but that doesn't mean you can have delicious home baked treats. These recipes start with a cake mix but are doctored up to make them extra good!

collage of cakes made with doctored up cake mix recipes


       Super fun bakery worthy treats do not have to be out of reach. These fun recipes start with a cake mix  but include extra or different ingredients than what the box calls for to make them extra good. These twists and tricks will result in extra yummy treats and nobody will have to know you started with a shortcut!

Monday, August 5, 2019

Tangy Classic Coleslaw {With Vinegar Dressing}

Fresh vegetables combine with a super simple sweet and tangy vinegar based dressing for a fresh and fabulous coleslaw.

close up of a white serving bowl loaded with tangy vinegar based coleslaw


      Coleslaw is a must have summer side dish. It's at almost every bbq and potluck and pairs perfectly with anything from the grill. This version has great tang, plenty of crunch and is best made hours ahead of being eaten so you can enjoy your friends and family instead of cooking during the party.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Un-Stuffed Cabbage Roll Skillet Meal

Get the flavor of cabbage rolls without the work! Un-stuffed cabbage casserole is a quick and easy one pan dinner that makes cabbage roll goodness possible on a weeknight.

plate full of cabbage with rice, ground beef, tomatoes etc for unstuffed cabbage dinner in front of skillet with remaining cabbage


       This economical and flavorful dinner is a great way to feed your family.  A pound of ground beef is stretched with rice and plenty of healthy cabbage making it possible to feed the whole family for under ten dollars. Plus you can get the flavor of grandma's stuffed cabbage rolls without the effort and only 1 dirty pan!

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Italian Beef Sandwiches in the Instant Pot (or a Slow Cooker)

Big Italian beef flavor is possible in a fraction of the time with help from a pressure cooker. This is a dinner they'll request over and over.

hand holding Italian beef roll with melted provolone and pepperoncini slices with plate and coleslaw in the background


      The filling for these Italian beef sandwiches is just 4 simple ingredients. Have some rolls ready and some Provolone if you want it (and you do!) and you'll be ready to go! This is an easy dinner worthy of being on your regular menu rotation.

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Rochelle's Havarti Cheese Ball

This creamy, flavorful Havarti cheese ball is simple to make. It is made with very few ingredients and coated in diced bell peppers for a surprising but delicious appetizer.

havarti cheese ball coated in diced red, yellow and orange bell pepper and circled by crackers on a plate


      This super creamy and flavorful cheeseball is loaded with havarti and feta. It is then rolled in colored sweet peppers for an unexpected finish. It is perfect spread on crackers and has been a hit with every crowd who has encountered it.