Easy Instant Pot Black Bean & Turkey Chili

I whipped this chili up last night, and it is truly the best turkey / black bean chili I have ever had!!  Keith AND Avery loved it (though you may want to ease up on the cayenne if you’re cooking it for your kiddos). It is easy to make, naturally gluten-free, and SO flavorful and…

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

When life gives you lemons…squeeze out all that goodness and freeze the juice for later! Our Meyer lemon tree produced A LOT of fruit this year. While I enjoyed admiring looking at the food I GREW IN MY OWN YARD 🍋🤗 in a pretty, simple white bowl on the dining room table, I wanted to…

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DIY Geode Bath Bombs

We LOVE bath bombs in this house. I mean, really love them. If you’ve been following along, what I am about to share won’t come as a huge surprise to you: bath bombs are probably releasing a lot more than just colored fizz into that soothing tub of hot water. Most bath bombs are LOADED with…

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A Hoppin’ John New Year

Every year I make this classic Southern dish to celebrate New Year’s.  Hoppin’ John is one of those dishes that comes with many versions, stories, and flavors – but my personal favorite is this recipe I am sharing today from “The Joy of Cooking”, the most authoritative cookbook in America (it says so on the…

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Easy Instant Pot Hummus

I love hummus.  Like, a lot.  But lately I’ve not been loving the store bought variety so I decided to take a swing at making my own.  It was super important to me that I incorporate my favorite kitchen appliance – the Instant Pot (surprise, surprise!). Ain’t nobody got time for soaking beans for 8+…

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Chicken Soup with a Twist…of Lemon!

  I have been making this soup for some time now and it is one of those comforting recipes that my husband and I never seem to tire of.  I found the initial recipe for kale chicken soup on Pinterest and have revised it to the point that it is an almost entirely different recipe…

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