Chicken Stock in the Instant Pot

That title is making me giggle since it rhymes! ūüôā I made some homemade chicken stock the other day in my brand new Instant Pot I just got! ¬†I MAY have squealed like a little girl when my Instant Pot showed up at my house… I also spent the entire night going through my new…

The Glass Half Full…

  I know I usually post recipes and other fun stuff on here but I’ve been feeling very compelled to write a post just about what’s going on in my life lately.¬† As I sit here to write this, I am looking at my digital photo frame that sits on my desk and it is…

Mustard-Balsamic Chicken Marinade

I made one of my favorite go-to marinades for chicken last night and wanted to share it with all of you!¬† I’ve gotten to the point where I rarely use recipes anymore for making marinades and rather, I just end up eye-balling ingredients.¬† This marinade is DELICOUS on chicken and you can make it even…

Cumin Chili Rubbed Grilled Chicken

I’ve been trying to figure out all day what I was going to do with the chicken breasts I had in the refrigerator that needed to be cooked. ¬†I was struggling today coming up with someone creative, fun, exciting… Then I realized, it doesn’t have to over-the-top-wow to be delicious! ¬†To be honest, after getting…

Breakfast – Start your day right

You’ve probably heard it said over and over again… let’s all say it together… “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day” Well, I hate to break it to you, but this statement is more true today than ever before.¬† It’s a cold hard fact that your breakfast will set you up for either…

Lemon Garlic Grilled Chicken Marinade

I have made this marinade for probably about a decade now but have just recently perfected the marinade. ¬†Tonight I made it even a little more different than I have in the past. ¬†I will tell you, if you are in a pinch on what to make for dinner or how to spruce up some…

Herb-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Herb Roasted Sweet Potatoes 2-3 Large Sweet Potatoes 2 Tbsp Olive or Avocado Oil 2 tsp Salt 2 tsp Pepper 1 Tbsp Oregano 1 Tbsp Thyme 1 Tbsp Rosemary Olive or Avocado Oil Spray Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. ¬†Wash and peel sweet potato skins then cut sweet potatoes into 1 to 1 1/2…

Hurricane Irma & Sickness

Wow, a lot has happened since I last updated my blog. ¬†We had Hurricane Irma go through our state just a week ago. ¬†We were forced to quickly board up our house and head for Alabama for safety and shelter at my parent’s house. ¬†While it was great to be able to spend a week…

Salsa, Ketchup and Tomatoes… Oh my!

By far, the most popular recipe I’m asked for is my homemade salsa recipe. ¬†Who doesn’t love salsa? ¬†Seriously… I wonder if there is a single person in the world who doesn’t love to dive into chips and salsa? ¬†I’ve decided to start experimenting soon with mixing up my salsa recipe to try and make…

Coaching & Post-Vacation Wrap Up

We had SUCH a fun time in Minnesota this past week but Dorothy said it best in the Wizard of Oz, there’s no place like home! ¬†While we always enjoy the vacation and getaway time, we were happy to come home to our sweet dogs and our own beds. ¬†One of the highlights of our…

Vacation & Hodgepodge

My hubby and I are spending the week in Minnesota (our other home) with his family for the week. ¬†Let me say that being in Minnesota during August USUALLY brings about hot and humid weather but it’s been in the low 70’s and no humidity and it has been fantastic! ¬†We both grew up in…

Favorite Recipes

I’ve gotten a lot of responses from people asking for some of my favorite recipes so I’m dedicating this post for this purpose.¬† When we first started Whole 30, I made all these different recipes but the longer I went through the program, the more simple I made it.¬† I think I’ll break down what…