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Weeknight Wonders

Air Fryer Salmon Patties (+ Stovetop)

Air Fryer Salmon Patties (+ Stovetop)

I decided to try air frying salmon patties that I’ve been making on my stovetop for many years because they are one of my favorite meals. These are way less greasier when done in the air fryer, and have a super crunchy exterior when finished. […]

Instant Pot Crack Chicken: Keto, Low-Carb

Instant Pot Crack Chicken: Keto, Low-Carb

Instant Pot Crack chicken is a classic dish, and I finally decided I needed to try out. Of course, at first I tried the classic method using the ranch seasoning packets but often found it either over- or under-seasoned. My son asked me if I […]

Instant Pot Meatloaf with Italian Roasted Vegetables

Instant Pot Meatloaf with Italian Roasted Vegetables

My Meatloaf with Italian Roasted Vegetables features a classic meatloaf recipe for a one pot meal that gets on the table quickly. The Instant Pot will have you eating within the hour or just a little over an hour in the oven. This would be […]

Instant Pot Herbed Lemon Salmon

Instant Pot Herbed Lemon Salmon

Fish?!?! In the Instant Pot? You’ve got to be kidding, right??! LOL Plus it’s healthy, low-carb, and keto-friendly but tastes delicious! Or, so I thought! Tonight I picked up some fresh salmon from the grocery, and did some of it in the oven then some […]

Instant Pot Cheeseburger Pasta

Instant Pot Cheeseburger Pasta

Instant Pot Cheeseburger Pasta is a quick weeknight dinner that comes together easily in the Instant Pot. An easy dinner that the kids will love to eat that is packed with cheesy goodness. You can also add a little veggie to the meal for extra […]

Instant Pot Chicken Caesar Salad Wraps

Instant Pot Chicken Caesar Salad Wraps

In the spirit of enjoying a well-deserved day off a couple of weeks ago I decided to spend the day hanging out with my oldest son. Of course, I thought we could go out for lunch then maybe doing something fun. I was a little […]

Easy Pork Schnitzel Recipe

Easy Pork Schnitzel Recipe

Easy Pork Schnitzel is a quick weeknight or family dinner recipe that can be eaten year round. This is a great meal to serve up to even your pickiest eaters! A very filling and meal that I like to serve topped with my Instant Pot […]

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Onion Gravy (Instant Pot or Stove-Top)

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Onion Gravy (Instant Pot or Stove-Top)

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Onion Gravy is a comfort food dinner in our house. A quick and easy weeknight dinner where most of the time I’m likely to have all the ingredients on hand to make it at short notice. This dish also reheats very […]

1905 Inspired Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Mango Peach Salsa (Instant Pot, Oven, or Grill)

1905 Inspired Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Mango Peach Salsa (Instant Pot, Oven, or Grill)

An amazing restaurant in Tampa that I like to dine at is the Columbia Restaurant in Ybor City. The food is delicious each time I visit, and I love Cuban food. They make a salad called a 1905 salad that is delightful, and if you […]

Instant Pot No-Fail Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Instant Pot No-Fail Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Just imagine…being a working parent…planning out the perfect (or so you thought) weeknight meal prep plan, and then it just kind of all falls apart when you end up working later than expected. What a bummer, I know! But is it really? The best laid […]