• Midwest Meatloaf

    Happy Monday, friends! It has been a cold and rainy day here and looks like it is going to be that way for the rest of the week. When the weather gets like this, I am ready to break out all of my favorite dishes, soups, etc.  You will soon realize that the feel-good recipes I will be sharing frequently are things that I guarantee taste good, are easy to make and are meals that I hope inspire and make you want to sit down with your family and friends and share together! 

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  • The Greatest Pumpkin Bars

    Happy Thanksgiving Week! I cannot believe it is already here and I know everyone is going to be baking up all.the.things. this week. So depending on whether you are team pumpkin pie or bars, I think we can all agree that one of those recipes MUST be made the week of Thanksgiving! And I am TOTALLY team pumpkin bars! Every year I am counting down the days/minutes until I can make these on October 1 and as soon as Thanksgiving is over…that’s it until next year. 🙁 Whether you’re looking for something easy to take to a Friendsgiving, work potluck or pumpkin pie simply isn’t your thing…than THIS recipe is for you! It takes literally five minutes to mix up and I promise you cannot mess up this recipe. Simply add the ingredients to your mixing bowl and using a mixer, mix together…yes, it really is that easy and I PROMISE everyone will LOVE you for making/bringing them.

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  • Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

    Soup season is finally here and on of my favorites is Chicken Noodle! This recipe is so easy and quick that I had the time and energy to start decorating for the holidays while it cooked. And sure leaves the house smelling so yummy…putting me in the perfect mood!

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  • Banana Bread

    When it’s a rainy day in Iowa and mom has ripe bananas on the kitchen counter, you make a quick batch of banana bread! Mom has been making this exact recipe since I was a little girl and it will always be my favorite. I love just classic banana bread, but sometimes it is fun to add chocolate chips, nuts and even blueberries to the recipe! So whether you’re like me and like your banana bread simple or want it to have that extra topping, this recipe is amazing either way!

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  • Brussels Sprout Chips

    I had seen this brussels sprout chip recipe shared over and over again on Facebook via Delish.com, so I figured I would give it a go and adventure away from my normal baked brussels sprout recipe last night, try something new and see what I thought!

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  • Perfect Baked Beans

    When someone says they are having a cookout and they need baked beans, I am the first to say I WILL BRING THEM. This super simple and basic baked bean dish will be a game changer for you and I promise you will never want them any other way again! Serve it for any occasion as a side dish or take to a cookout to share with your friends. Either way I promise whoever you serve it to, will love you for it!

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