Homemade Sugar-Free Ketchup

Homemade Sugar-Free Ketchup

Making homemade condiments is a great way to eat healthier while saving money.  I enjoy making our own condiments for both reasons and have been making homemade ketchup for several years.  The first homemade ketchup recipe I shared uses honey as a sweetener, the second recipe I shared uses sugar as a sweetener but it calls […]

Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

How to Make Homemade Mayonnaise

I was a total slacker this year on making and feeding my family real foods.  I am determined to change that and I am not waiting until the new year to make these changes.  Until recently, I had no idea how to make homemade mayonnaise.  I enjoy making homemade condiments a lot but have always […]

Instant Pot Applesauce

Instant Pot Applesauce

My family loves homemade applesauce, it’s a staple in our home.  I typically homemade applesauce on the stovetop but yesterday I whipped up a batch of Instant Pot applesauce and it was a hit!  This applesauce is easy to make and absolutely delicious. Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no extra cost to […]

Black Bean Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

Black Bean Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

I enjoy making a few salads at the beginning of the week to have available for quick healthy meals when things get busy.  I store my salads in glass mason jars which make them easy for grab and go situations.  This black bean sweet potato quinoa salad has become a favorite of mine, it is packed […]

Homemade Ketchup:  Same Taste, Less Sugar!

Homemade Ketchup: Same Taste, Less Sugar!

I am SO excited about this homemade ketchup recipe.  This homemade ketchup tastes the same as store-bought ketchup but has WAY less sugar.  Considering my son has been known to lick the ketchup off of his plate, lower sugar is a good thing. It’s funny, my son doesn’t like tomatoes but he LOVES ketchup.  I know that […]

How to Make Vegetable Meatless Crumbles

How to Make Vegetable Meatless Crumbles

Recently, I had a recipe and was tempted to buy a bag of frozen meatless crumbles.  While at the grocery, I looked at the ingredients of a few brands and found that using store-bought meatless crumbles was not an option for me.  They weren’t an option because they contained gluten.  This led me to make […]

Gluten-Free Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

Gluten-Free Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

Making gluten-free Instant Pot mac & cheese is quick, easy, ooey-gooey, and delicious.  I had a hard time finding a gluten-free mac and cheese recipe that pleased everyone in my family.  The Instant Pot changed that! Making gluten-free mac in cheese takes about 10 minutes using the Instant Pot and the results are delicious.  Everyone […]

Instant Pot Refried Beans

Easy & Delicious Instant Pot Refried Beans

Homemade refried beans are a favorite in our home.  I have been making refried beans in my slow cooker for years, recently I decided to try cooking them in my Instant Pot.  I was extremely pleased with the results of this new cooking method.  Instant Pot refried beans are so easy to make.  They taste […]

Instant Pot Baked Potato Soup

Instant Pot Baked Potato Soup

Making Instant Pot baked potato soup is quick, easy, and delicious.  This soup is totally a comfort food, no calorie counting on this one.  It is a rich, creamy, and hearty soup that will leave you feeling extremely satisfied. When I say quick, I really do mean quick….from prep to soup cooked and in your bowl […]

Homemade Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup

Homemade Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup

Making homemade condensed cream of chicken soup is easy and delicious to taste.  Making your own condensed soup is much better for you as well.  Many classic recipes call for condensed soups so making your own is an easy way to enjoy your favorite dishes while skipping the chemicals often found in canned soups. Alex […]

Instant Pot Turkey Breast

Instant Pot Turkey Breast with Gravy

My mother in law gifted me a bone in turkey breast and I was excited to cook it in my Instant Pot.  Cooking a turkey breast in the Instant Pot is easy and quick and the results are tender, juicy, and delicious.   Not only can you make a super tasty turkey breast in your Instant […]

Instant Pot Potato Salad:  Quick & Delicious!

Instant Pot Potato Salad: Quick & Delicious!

Potato salad seems to be a summer staple.  It goes well with the barbeques and potlucks that seem to come together during the summertime.   Alex requested potato salad for a recent family get together and I decided to use my Instant Pot.  Boy, did this speed up the process!  Instant Pot potato salad is […]

Black Bean Pasta Salad

Black Bean Pasta Salad

This is a simple pasta salad that pairs well with many dishes or is wonderful on its own.  Noodles, black beans, and feta cheese come together to create a delicious black bean pasta salad.  This is a salad that is sure to please everyone, all three of my kids like it so that says a […]