Living by the mantra, “eat well, run often, travel far,” Kristin Porter has been chronicling her adventures in the kitchen, on the treadmill, and traveling across the country for four plus years on her blog, Iowa Girl Eats. Hoping to inspire others to cook and eat well, Kristin features easy, accessible, and in-season recipes, with the occasional decadent dessert thrown in. Kristin lives in Des Moines, IA with her husband, and enjoys cooking, traveling, photography, and spending time with family and friends.

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Feta-Stuffed Buffalo Meatballs

Are you ready for some meeeeatballllls?? Raise your hand if you're excited for the Super Bowl?! My hand is up and waving wildly, though more for the food than the actual game. I don't follow the two teams going head to head, though Ben informed me that the coaches are brothers. Brothers! Can you imagine competing against your sibling for the title of best football team in America? The biggest thing my brothers compete over is who can drink the most eggnog before waving the white flag or...worse...every Christmas during their annual Nog-Off. Don't they feel silly now! (Now?) ...more
I'm choking up with pride as I type this...IOWA GIRL RULES!!!more