January 16, 2018
Recipes

Recipes

Recipes

Instant Pot chicken enchiladas are so easy to make, and super delicious! It takes the basic chicken enchilada recipe to a completely different level with flavors. Traditionally, you bake it in the oven with a fabulous sauce and smothered with cheese. Since I'm a bit of a chunky monkey, I wanted to to a skinny version of the Instant...
My strawberry prosecco popsicles are so easy to make, and are amazing to eat all year long!
Strawberry prosecco popsicles has become the #1 DIY frozen alcoholic beverage that everyone have loving to make and eat. This is pretty uncanny timing because the #1 show America has returned. Of course, I'm talking about Will & Grace. When first heard that Will & Grace was returning to prime time television, we all sighed, "Yeah, right. Totally not happening."...
My instant pot brussels sprouts gratin is going to be your new go to fave side dish for all of your family events, or just to make for yourself!
Once we tried this brussels sprouts gratin (casserole?), we were instantly hooked! I wish I could take credit for this recipe, but I can't. We had a fabulous friend, Jackie, bring it over for one of our ever famous massive Thanksgiving dinner parties. Since we always have a huge amount of people over, we try to make a huge...
If you've ever wanted to make super easy cinnamon rolls, then you need to make my Golden Grahams Cinnamon Rolls for your favorite Father this Father's Day. I have to admit, I really don't have a lot of experience with the whole fatherhood thing. I have father that has been absent in my life, and I honestly really don't...
The best instant pot boiled peanuts that you're ever gonna make!
What can be better than making boiled peanuts? How about making Instant Pot boiled peanuts? That's exactly what I did the other day! My whole family knows that I love using my Instant Pot whenever I can, so I was challenged to see if I could Instant Pot boiled peanuts, and then see how they would turn out. I...
The best instant pot irish soda bread recipe that you will make over and over again!
I've made Irish soda bread before, but I've never made Instant Pot Irish soda bread. I've always made my Irish soda bread in the oven, but today I wanted to test things out and do them a little bit differently. So I whipped out my recipe and plugged my Instant Pot in, and made it happen. When "baking" in your...
This the easy bacon mozzarella cheese bombs recipe you'll make and love! #easterwithpillsbury #sponsored
This is a sponsored post for Acorn Influence on behalf of Pillsbury. All opinions and recipes are my own. Spring is here, and that can only mean on thing: lots of team sports for school, Easter gatherings with family, Spring break from school, and the need to want to go on picnics. With my huge family, I don't have a...
If you love making the impossibly easy cheeseburger pie, then you're gonna love making my instant pot easy cheeseburger pie recipe!
The impossibly easy cheeseburger pie is a super classic recipe, but I gave it a huge upgrade by making an instant pot easy cheeseburger pie! I have loved making tons of instant pot recipes, and experimenting with new ones everyday. This is instant pot easy cheeseburger pie recipe is going to be a new family favorite for you! Instant Pot...
This instant pot lasagna is the laziest and easiest way to make one in under 15 minutes!
I love creating easy and delicious meals in my instant pot, especially pasta dishes. I knew that I had to attempt to make an instant pot lasagna recipe as soon as I could one day. That one day was today, and it did not let me down at all. I've seen several ideas of people doing this recipe in...
The most delicious instant pot cobbler that you're going to love to make, especially with the fresh strawberries!
I love making things in my instant pot, and this instant pot strawberry cobbler is no exception. You should know by now that desserts are a slight weakness of mine. So far, I've made everything from monkey bread to chocolate chip bread pudding in my instant pot so far! Not one dessert has disappointed me. Sooner or later, I...
This is the best instant pot bread pudding recipe that you're going to come across. Why? Because it's loaded with chocolate chips!
Everyday I fall more in love with my instant pot, especially after I made this instant pot chocolate chip bread pudding! Yes...I made it in my IP. Who woulda thunk it could be done? But I wanted to try something new. Most of you loved my instant pot monkey bread recipe, so I tried to broaden my horizon and...
This instant pot monkey bread recipe turned out fabulous! You need to make it today!
If your family loves monkey bread as much as mine does, then you'll love making my instant pot monkey bread! Yes...I made it in my instant pot. We always have snacks ready to go for my when my nephews get home, and I was way behind on time today. I didn't have that huge amount of time to devote...
My instant pot sous vide parmesan potatoes turned out fabulous! I don't have a sous vide machine, so I did a small "hack" and turned out awesome!
Ever since I've had my Instant Pot, I've been dying to make instant pot sous vide parmesan potatoes. I normally bake the potatoes in the oven with foil on it, and then remove the foil to give it a small crisp. However, I've been looking at all of these sous vide recipes and drooling over them! The only stinky...
This is the best instant pot chili lime steak recipe that you're gonna fall in love with over and over again! Plus it's a great part of Ketogenic diet!
I fell in love with this instant pot chili lime steak and avocado bowl! I've been wanting to try to make a steak recipe in my instant pot for a while, so I was super happy when I thought about making this. If you're on the Ketogenic Diet, then this is a great companion for you to add to...
My instant pot cheesy chicken and potato soup is the best thing you can make on a chilly day. It will warm the body and soul at the same time. It's both hearty and delicious, and easy to make for when your kids are home because of a "snow day". Yes. I'm experiencing that right now, so I knew had...
My Instant Pot Chicken Parmigiana is delicious, and on the lighter side of life as the chicken isn't breaded!
Who knew you could make a version of a Instant Pot chicken parmigiana? I was able to cut down the cooking time, make a little bit "healthier", and make it often in my home. Besides my Instant Pot cheesy chicken and pasta dish, this is one of my nephew's and Angela's favorite dish for me to make time and...
These are the best Instant Pot pinto beans and bacon recipe I have ever made. Can you believe I made this Instant Pot pinto beans and bacon recipe from a bag of dried pinto beans, and I did it in about an hour? I know it sounds ridiculous, but it happened. I was completely shocked! The last time I tried...
Instant Pot Cheesy Chicken and Pasta dish is easy and delicious!
My Instant Pot cheesy chicken and pasta dish I made last night was a HUGE hit with my family! My family is loving the Instant Pot, as I am able to get dinner done and served in under 30 minutes. That's a HUGE sigh of relief in my home as I have such a busy day before trying to...
Easy Instant Pot Sausage & Peppers Recipe! Super delicious, and the best you will ever make!
I've been wanting to make Instant Pot Sausage and Peppers for a while now, but I have been trying to figure out the right way to do it. Of course, I looked at different recipes and I just didn't like them...or the directions were just a little too vague. I FINALLY came across a recipe with great directions. I...
I finally got a hair up my butt, and made a yummy Instant Pot Tex Mex Chili! Yes, I've had my Instant Pot for a while now, but I've not ever really used it a lot like a should have. Well, Lo and Behold...I totally wasn't in the mood to cook dinner tonight. I wanted the pain of cooking...
This post is written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. This shop has been compensated by Acorn Influence, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GrilledAndReady My Family loves grilled chicken and rice. Which is great! With my big family, I’m always looking for quick, easy, and “Better For You”...
I have been compensated by Immaculate Baking for this post; however, I am sharing my own thoughts. All opinions are my own. I love baking baking all year long, but especially during the holiday season. I hate making generic pies, so I created my own cast iron skillet pear tart with a caramel sauce inside! This stuff is like pure magic....
With October being Italian-American heritage month, I felt the need to make a delicious pasta meal. Many of you don't know, but I am a wonderful mix of Puerto Rican and Italian. Which is why I always have a slight tan throughout the year, and why I'm always craving all of these carbs! Don't judge me, they're so delicious....
This post was sponsored by Eat Smart as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I received product samples to facilitate my review. Getting my family to eat veggies can be a super daunting task. They want to take the tiniest bite that they can possibly take to see...
21 Trader Joe's Cookie Butter Recipes that you need to make!
I love cookie butter! If you've ever been to a Trader Joe's, then you must have come across their coveted jars of delicious and highly addictive Cookie Butter. This stuff is like crack, and you can eat it right out of the jar on just about anything. I recently introduced my nephews to Cookie Butter when they first moved in,...
25 Delicious Milkshake Recipes that you need to make today!
These Milkshake recipes are sinfully delicious, and super easy to make! Between Angela and my nephews, I'm always trying to find new treats for them to enjoy. What makes it even easier on me, is that I get to make this in big batches, so I don't have to worry about having to make them one at a time. This...
These no bake cookie bars are just simply delicious and so easy to make for Christmas cookie platters!
This is a sponsored post for Acorn Influence, LLC. on behalf of LARA Nut Butters & Costco. All opinions and words are my own. As much as I would love to, I don't always have the extra time in a day to bake cookies for Angela and my nephews. It's already filled with trying to work and keep them occupied....
100 Amazing lunch box ideas to make for your kids! Now you'll have plenty of ideas on what to make for school lunches! Find more great articles @ foodnservice.com
Making a great lunch box meal for your kids each day is a big part of the back to school season. This list of amazing lunch box ideas includes everything from sandwiches to soups, and will be perfect for you to pack away for your kids to enjoy this year. 100 Best Lunch box Ideas I've sorted out some of the...
Everyone loves the quintessential American favorite, pizza. There’s nothing better between your lips than a tangy tomato sauce, melted mozzarella, and the crisp crunch of a perfectly cooked crust. If your family is obsessed with eating pizza, you can stop feeling frustrated and start experimenting with different ideas for creating new and even more fun pizza combinations. You and...
Turkey just doesn't get enough credit. There are so many great turkey cooking recipes, and can be utilized as a great meat substitution in so many different ways. Delicious, versatile and available in a variety of cuts, turkey is naturally low in fat and provides immune-boosting nutrients like iron, zinc and potassium. It’s also packed with lean protein to keep...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Pepperidge Farm in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own. Everyone once in a while, a great burger meets a great bun to put it on. That's exactly what happened when my mac and cheese stuffed cheeseburger met Pepperidge Farm® Farmhouse Hearty Buns! Pepperidge...
Thank you to the National Turkey Federation for sponsoring this post and inspiring this recipe! Not to brag, but I've always thought that I made the most amazing chili. That is until I made the decision to substitute out red meat for ground turkey. I know that you're probably yelling at me through the computer screen in thinking that it might...
This is going to be one of the easiest apple jam recipes that you will come across! Of course, the apple jam is going to be delicious too. As you can see, I'm also a little obsessed with making things in a mini mason jar. Take a look at my no-bake strawberry cheesecake recipe, and you'll see my obsession...
My crockpot chicken fajitas recipes is so easy to make, and it's super delicious! Once you make this chicken fajita recipe in your favorite slow cooker, you won't look back! The chicken just falls apart and absorbs all of those yummy flavors that it's been steeping in. Your house explodes with all of those wonderful flavors, and it will...
  Children and healthy eating aren’t necessarily an easy mix. It can be incredibly stressful for parents to try and encourage their children to eat more nutritious food. When you bear in mind that obesity is is a serious problem that is only getting worse, it’s no surprise that parents have a tough job on their hands. Not only must...
This is a product review, but all opinions and views are my own. Chilean Sea Bass is one of my absolute favorite fish to eat. It has a slight sweet and nutty notes to it. It smells like the ocean, but tastes oh so amazing with its giant white chunky flakes of deliciousness. Certified Steak & Seafood and asked if...
Everyone has their own way of making their pulled bbq pork, but I love making mine in the crockpot! Put that baby on low, let it simmer, and 8 hours later you have this super amazing and delicious pork that's ready to be placed on a bun and in your mouth. Low and slow is the way to go...