Cilantro Lime Rice with a Hidden Vegetable

Cilantro Lime Rice with a hidden vegetable, instant pot
I have been making a version of Chipotles cilantro lime rice for many many years. It has always been one of my go to side dishes for Mexican food. I make some type of Mexican food at least once a week, so we eat a lot of it. I am sure you have seen the nachos, lentil taco filling, hatch chile dressing, margarita and others on my blog. Continue reading →

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Almond – Cardamom Cream Chia Pudding with Fresh Fruit

almond-cardamom-cream-chia-puddingI love having breakfast made and ready to go on weekday mornings when we are in a rush. Now that school is back in session it is even more important that I have a quick, healthy and easy breakfast option. My oldest takes forever to eat her breakfast Continue reading →

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Baked Vanilla Peaches with Pistachio Crumble

Vanilla Peaches with Pistachio Crumble wih ice cream
Summer desserts in our house normally include ice cream and in season fruits….or s’mores! This dessert is so simple to prepare and it is low sugar so you can have leftovers with breakfast. Continue reading →

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Sorrel Hummus + Chickpeas in a Pressure Cooker

Sorrel Hummus
I am always trying new recipes. My husband likes to joke that I never make anything twice. I do repeat a lot of my recipes but I also don’t want to be bored in the kitchen or have us bored eating the same item over and over. Continue reading →

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Whole Fruit Anytime Margarita

Whole Fruit Anytime Margarita
I love a good frozen drink and this has been my go-to margarita recipe since I bought my vitamix. Since it has the whole fruit you are getting the fiber of the fruit making it at least a little healthier! I love making these Continue reading →

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Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese in the Pressure Cooker
My oldest LOVES macaroni and cheese so as you can imagine I have made a ton of recipes over the years. I am constantly trying out new ones because you can never have too many, right?! Some are never made again and some like this one end up in the rotation along with this healthier version. Continue reading →

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Double Blueberry Steel Cut Oats

Double Blueberry Steel cut Oats
I have several recipes for steel cut oats on here already but I still have SO many more to share! We eat it so often and I like to have variety. Blueberry oatmeal is a standard oatmeal that I make often. Continue reading →

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Perfected Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Perfected Chickpea Salad Sandwich perfect for a picnic

My copy of Oh She Glows is so very well worn. It is one of my personal favorite cookbooks. I have quite a few recipes that are made over and over again including this chickpea salad. I LOVE it. Even better my kids do too. Continue reading →

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Sweet and Tart Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Smoothie

Strawberry Rhubarb Smoothie

This is one of my very favorite smoothies. I have not made it since I used all of my previously frozen rhubarb from last years garden. Now that I am harvesting fresh rhubarb this was quickly added into the smoothie rotation. Continue reading →

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Key Lime Rice Krispie Treats

Key Lime Rice Krispie Treats
When my husband first grabbed one of these rice krispies and took a bite his face was priceless. He looked at me oddly and stated ‘why do I ever think you will make something simple?’. I guess he was expecting plain rice krispie treats. Considering that I have never made them in almost 13 years of marriage I don’t know why he thought I would start now! Continue reading →

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