Instant Pot Plain Whole Milk Yogurt

This post contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I am currently making yogurt in my Instant Pot. I have to say it has taken a lot of trial and error to find a recipe that truly works every time. This one does. Instant Pot … Continue reading Instant Pot Plain Whole Milk Yogurt

One Pot Pastalaya

Pastalaya pronounced pasta-lie-a (like jambalaya) is a cross between a pasta dish and jambalaya (the Cajun sausage and rice dish). Is that confusing enough? No matter Pastalaya is delicious! My family devours it, even in its whole food incarnation with whole wheat penne pasta. Pastalaya (slightly adapted from Budget Bytes) Ingredients: 1 tablespoon canola oil 12-ounce package nitrate … Continue reading One Pot Pastalaya

Grilled Pork Loin

Pork Loin is an inexpensive cut of meat in our area and frequently on sale for under $2.00 a pound. Last night we had one in our refrigerator and my husband decided to throw it on the grill. Once the charcoal was nice and hot, he pushed the coals to one side and placed the … Continue reading Grilled Pork Loin

One Pot Southwestern Chicken and Rice Skillet

Today, I am introducing you to One Pot Southwestern Chicken and Rice Skillet. It is a delicious one-pot meal. Our family loves it, especially the fact that everyone can individualize their plate with their preferred toppings. One Pot Southwestern Chicken and Rice Skillet (Iowa Girl Eats) Ingredients: 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 pound of boneless, skinless chicken … Continue reading One Pot Southwestern Chicken and Rice Skillet

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole There are a lot of recipes out there for Chicken and Broccoli Casserole. Almost all of them have condensed soup as an ingredient. This one does not. I've been making it for years and my family loves it! Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter (1 stick) 1/2 cup onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, … Continue reading Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

Granola

I love granola, however, the kind available at grocery stores is so expensive and filled with so many preservatives. Homemade granola is so easy to make so for the last few years I have made my own. This granola recipe is a good one and just as important, an easy one! Ingredients: 4 cups old-fashioned rolled … Continue reading Granola

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

I have prepared many spaghetti with meat sauce recipes in my 32 years of marriage. This one is my current one and with good reason. It's delicious! Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (Mel's Kitchen Cafe) Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon dried basil … Continue reading Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

One Pot Taco Skillet

This is a great one-pot meal. Brown your ground beef and onions, and then throw everything else in. It's that simple, and your family will love it. One Pot Taco Skillet (slightly adapted from Iowa Girl Eats) Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 1/4 cup onion, chopped 1 taco seasoning packet, don't add water 1/2 cup … Continue reading One Pot Taco Skillet

Tikka Masala with Naan Bread

I have been making this curry for several years. At first, only my youngest son and I were fans, but as time has passed this meal with homemade Naan bread has become a family favorite. Tikka Masala Ingredients: 3 tablespoons of canola oil, divided 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts or thighs, cubed into 3/4 inch … Continue reading Tikka Masala with Naan Bread

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-fry

Our family loves Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry. It has taken me years to find a recipe that can rival Chinese takeout; this recipe does! Give it a try, and I think you'll like it. Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry (adapted from Natasha's Kitchen) Ingredients: Sauce: 1 cup chicken broth 2 tablespoons honey 1/4 cup soy sauce … Continue reading Chicken and Broccoli Stir-fry