Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Barley Soup

Let this hearty soup simmer in your slow cooker during the day and you’ll come home to a wholesome and...more

Crispy Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside. These Crispy Parmesan Smashed Potatoes are a nice change from your typical potato side dish. Sometimes I get tired of doing the same side dishes over and over again and I just need to mix things up a little ....more

Cheesy Skillet Tortellini with Meat Sauce

This hearty one-pot Cheesy Skillet Tortellini with Meat Sauce takes only about 30 minutes to put together. No need to boil the tortellini, just add it to the simmering sauce and it will cook up perfectly tender and delicious. It’s been a while since I’ve shared a skillet meal so I’m fixing that today with this comforting, family-friendly pasta dish ....more

Fresh Peach Frozen Yogurt

Skip the yogurt shop and make your own Fresh Peach Frozen Yogurt at home. It’s super creamy and totally delicious! I have a thing for frozen yogurt that goes waaaaay back ....more

White Chicken Chili

A delicious blend of chicken, spices, beans, and peppers come together to make a hearty chili that will warm you up from the inside out. If you are a fan of chili and have not yet tried White Chicken Chili, you must! There are many variations, and although the chili is not technically white, it is softer and lighter in color than a traditional tomato based chili ....more

Roasted Red Pepper and White Bean Dip

This flavor-packed dip will make a wholesome, incredibly tasty addition to your game day menu! The 49ers started the season with a win at their first home game at our sparkly new stadium earlier this week. That sentence may lead you to believe I’m knowledgeable about football – don’t be fooled! ...more

Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup – In the Kitchen with The Magical Slow Cooker

I’ve got a very special guest in the kitchen with me today. Sarah Olson of The Magical Slow Cooker is here to share this delicious Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup. All the flavors of classic stuffed peppers in a soup that is cooked low and slow in your slow cooker for a hearty, delicious and EASY weeknight meal ....more

BBQ Meatballs with Mashed Potatoes

These made from scratch BBQ meatballs are best when served over creamy mashed potatoes for a super satisfying meal on a chilly day....more

Mango Corn Salsa with Black Beans

Fresh ingredients combine to create this colorful summer salsa that is as bright and pretty as a sunny day! As we head into the last long weekend of summer, I thought it was time to share this sunny salsa with you all. ...more

Tips for Staying Fit with Your Dog and a Wellness® TruFood Giveaway!

I’ve enjoyed working with Wellness® over the past several months to help spread the word about their TruFood line of wholesome pet food and treats. Today I’m sharing some of my tips for staying fit with your dog and giving you the opportunity to try this great line of pet food. One of the most enjoyable ways to increase your workout regimen is to include your dog, or in my case, dogs ....more