Category: Recipes and Cooking

Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Taco Bowls Recipe (ish)

I like to consider myself a pretty decent cook; my family seems to agree, so we’ll go with it. That said, I suck at recipes. I love to read recipes. I have books full of them and search google for ideas regularly, but in reality, I never follow them. I substitute and make adjustments often based on what I have or what I like as well as Dominic’s allergies. I’m writing this as a recipe, but it’s really intended as a guideline for how to make a meal that fits your family, which is where the (ish) comes in.

Meal Planning with Grocery Pickup

In the last year and a half I’ve really refined my process, and with the recently expanded interest in eating meals at home as well as grocery pickup/delivery, I thought I’d share.  I work Monday through Friday, and during normal times, I spend a couple of hours a day commuting.  Sundays are usually busy with church and such, so Saturday mornings are my preferred time for errands. 

Allergy Friendly Broccoli Slaw Salad Recipe

I love this recipe because it’s pretty quick and easy, and it fits in at holidays, summer cook-outs and Tuesday night dinners. In 2017, our oldest son was diagnosed with food allergies. This recipe, however, has been tweaked rather than abandoned.  See the substitutions suggestions below for tips to create the allergy friendly version!