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Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff Soup

September 15, 2021
Picture of a bowl of beef stroganoff soup

Sometimes my schedule gets busier than I would like. I might have days or weeks that are filled a little too full with obligations. Luckily, this isn’t my life regularly and I’ve designed things that way on purpose! We live in a time when being “busy” seems to be almost expected. But as an energy-sensitive person, that type of life leaves me drained! And as much as I…

Instant Pot Main Course

Instant Pot Rice and Black Beans

March 31, 2020

I have to admit that sometimes I get lazy in the kitchen. I just don’t want to have to be in there for an hour preparing a meal. That is one of the main reasons why I love to have “throw and go” recipes ready for both my slow cooker and my Instant Pot. It keeps me from reaching for highly processed convenience foods. And it allows me…

Breakfast/Brunch food

Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Cups

March 26, 2020
plate of blueberry baked oatmeal cups with blog post title

Aldi had their blueberries on special this week. Only $.89 for a pint, so I bought a few. As I was sitting here tonight thinking about what to fix for dinner I kept thinking about creating a baked oatmeal recipe. So I decided to be unconventional with my dinner plans and went ahead and headed to the kitchen. I created these blueberry baked oatmeal cups! A couple of…

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Instant Pot Black Beans

March 25, 2020

I love cooking all kinds of beans in my Instant Pot! They are so easy to make and you get so much more for your money. You also don’t have to worry about unwanted additives or the high amounts of salt you find in canned beans. So black beans were a perfect choice to make in my Instant Pot! I love cooking the beans this way because then…

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Instant Pot Chicken Taco Soup

March 12, 2020
A bowl of chicken taco soup

Dump and set recipes make eating healthy so much easier! And when you’re using either a slow cooker or an electric pressure cooker, it’s a no-brainer. I actually made this chicken taco soup on an evening when I needed something I could make quickly with little fuss. I had forgotten to thaw out meat, so I wasn’t sure what to fix for dinner. I had all of the…

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Health Benefits of Leafy Greens

February 27, 2020

Do you regularly eat dark, leafy greens? For many, this food isn’t often included in their diet, apart from an occasional salad. But by adding more leafy greens, you can boost your nutrient levels and that can help your body heal and thrive. There are plenty of different types of leafy green vegetables to try. So try several until you find the ones that you like best. There…

Breakfast/Brunch food

Banana Walnut Baked Oatmeal Cups

February 21, 2020
a plate with three banana walnut baked oatmeal cups

Breakfast can be tricky whether you’re single or not! So I’m working hard to find new recipe ideas for breakfast, or even for quick snacks on the run. I love baked oatmeal a lot. But most baked oatmeal recipes are way too large for just one person. Baking these banana walnut baked oatmeal cups in individual portions seemed like a better option for me. I have some quick…