Homemade Chicken and Dumplings in 20 minutes- Instant Pot

One of my favorite comfort foods of all times, Chicken and dumplings. There is nothing like it on a cold, winter day. And it is even easier in the Instant Pot, check out on amazon, here. I think this pot turns everything into magic. Why isn’t it called the Magic pot? Last weekend I was at my parents place and am in the process of teaching them how to use the Instant Pot I got them for Christmas. My mom had frozen chicken drumsticks, which I hadn’t cooked with before.  I usually work with chicken breasts. But, it actually turned

Crazy delicious Chicken Alfredo- Pressure cooker-Instant Pot

  Hello friends, Another successful dinner to report and its picky husband approved!! I was running behind the other night and had to make dinner in less than twenty minutes. Looked in the freezer and pantry and decided to try chicken alfredo.  I had never made it in the my pressure cooker before, but thought I should give it a try….the results were amazing and fast!  I am finding that I am more adventurous with my instant pot and I am having more successes now than fails! And I  am continuously impressed with the ability to leave the kitchen when

Wisconsin venison roast in 2 hours ! Instant Pot

  Hello friends! Another great recipe to share with you today! Here in the midwest, freezers are full of venison, because if you are not a hunter, you know someone who is a hunter. Deer season is a big deal around here and on November 21st every year, the men disappear to bring home lots of delicious meat. I however, am not married to a hunter and rarely get venison. Good thing I Have some friends that give me some goods every now and then. Last week, I was digging around in my freezer, desperate for some inspiration and found

Homemade Granola!! Easy and Delicious!

        Hello friends, I can’t wait to share recipe with you! It’s easy and delicious. My mother in law passed this recipe to me from her mother and I have been making if for years! I add it to yogurt, I make my own, check out link here, homemade yogurt.  And of course use it just for cereal. In the stores, to get quality granola is very expensive! I also always double this recipe and it lasts us about a month!  My kids eat it for snacks and it’s just a great, easy all around food to

Delicious One pot Chicken and Wild Rice- Instant Pot

  Hello friends! This is one of the most delicious and easiest recipes I have made yet in the awesome instant pot ( check it out HERE). I am always trying to come up with recipes that include one step and this is it! I came up with this easy recipe because my husband loves wild rice and I wanted an easy dinner to incorporate that with some protein, and here developed the easiest recipe I have ever made. You literally put everything in at once and push a  button, it’s that easy! And I promise, you wont be disappointed.

Easy 4 Step Greek Yogurt- Instant Pot

  Welcome friends! I am more in love with my Instant pot,( get it HERE!) everyday. And I have now conquered my biggest challenge. Yogurt!!! I love yogurt and eat it everyday, as do my children. And I often try to get organic yogurt, but it is soooo expensive.  So of course this was a huge money savings for me and my family.  I followed the instructions of the instant pot cook book and adjusted things as I went along. I was so impressed with this yogurt and my kids ate it all in one day.   Ingredients: Half gallon

A letter to my daughter- Yes, I love you……every single day

      A letter to my daughter- Yes, you are only two years old. Yes, you are the only girl. Yes, you can wear that princess dress to bed. Yes, you have my attention. Yes, you are my world. Sometimes I think to myself, was I ever like this as a child? I love my little girl to no end. She is my world, my joy, my sunshine and my ball  of never ending energy. I love every part of it but there are times I feel like I am going to pull my hair out. Her demands are

Make your own food for baby and toddlers !!! Instant pot

      Hello mommas, what an awesome thing I have recently discovered regarding my instant pot! I realized in less than 2o minutes I can make homemade baby food. I have a 4,2 and 11 month old at home and they all love it! I now make it for all of them and it saves money and I know exactly what is going in their bellies! I have also learned how to package it in little reusable pouches and away I go! If i can do it, so can you! And where I live, it cost $2 to $3

Encouragement for today! you are destined

  I was driving to work the other day, stuck in traffic.  I was getting so frustrated as I waited, looking at the clock and not wanting to be late to work.  As my frustration was growing, I looked up and as it was meant just for me, a semi truck passed me with the quote ” you are destined for greatness” on the back of the truck. It stopped me for a moment. It didn’t have any other symbols or advertising on it. And there it was, just a small sentence, that made me stop in my tracks. Like