Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup {VIDEO}

Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup {VIDEO}

Is there any food that is more comforting than Chicken Noodle Soup? There is a reason this is the go-to recipe for sickness and strife. Chicken Noodle Soup comforts and heals on gloomy days and also on regular ol’ any-days. It’s like a warm, cozy blanket wrapped around your brain, mind and body.

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BEST Instant Pot Goulash Recipe {VIDEO}

BEST Instant Pot Goulash Recipe {VIDEO}

I truly did not think this comforting Goulash recipe could get any easier or more delicious, but ohhh how wrong I was! This Instant Pot version of Goulash is AMAZING. It is done in 30 minutes from start to finish, prep included. The pasta cooks absolutely perfectly and when you remove the lid for that first glimpse..

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Easy Beef Stroganoff Recipe {VIDEO!}

Easy Beef Stroganoff Recipe {VIDEO!}

Beef Stroganoff (or “frogasnoff” as my little bro used to call it) was in our dinner rotation when I was a kid and I was always super excited when my stepmom told us it was stroganoff night. It’s the best of all the dinner worlds! It is meaty, creamy, comforting, hearty and satisfying. It is the perfect homemade meal!

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Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese Recipe {VIDEO}

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese Recipe {VIDEO}

You know those meals that can be made for nearly every holiday meal, no matter what time of the year it is? This Crock Pot Mac and Cheese is that recipe for me. I make this for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July and so many other occasions that fall in between. Why? Because I can dump everything..

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Best Ever American Goulash Recipe {VIDEO}

Best Ever American Goulash Recipe {VIDEO}

This Goulash IS THE BEST, you guys. This is one of those recipes that I literally cannot control myself around. When it is in the fridge, I eat it for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacking until it is totally gone. It is one of the easiest, most delicious and hearty comfort food recipes I make with consistency.

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Easy Three-Cheese Manicotti Recipe

Easy Three-Cheese Manicotti Recipe

Happy second to last day of 2015! We have spent the past few days in southern Indiana enjoying time with family, floods and food. We will travel back to Minnesota on New Year's Day, where and when I will begin my healthy transformation. In the meantime, bring on the FOOD!

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Delicious Beefy Shells and Cheese with Ranch Recipe

Delicious Beefy Shells and Cheese with Ranch Recipe

Especially for us mothers, life is so nuts, isn't it? When I sit back and think about everything that is expected of us on a daily basis, I reach for my paper bag to pant heavily into. By the time evening rolls around every day, after having crammed about 39 hours of stuff into a 12-hour period, I cannot believe I have to think about making dinner.

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Easy Crockpot Meatball Soup

Easy Crockpot Meatball Soup

As I type, I am simultaneously watching the Bates Hotel tv series. I may abruptly start writing about taxidermy and mental illness, so do not be alarmed. On a much more stable note, we had a fun day! We saw the new Peanuts movie, spent quality time together as a family and...uh, Dan and I just DEVOURED the pumpkin pie bars that I will be posting about soon. They are TO DIE FOR.

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Healthy Lemon Shrimp Pasta Skillet Recipe

Healthy Lemon Shrimp Pasta Skillet Recipe

There have been stretches of time during the past few years when I have been in a complete fog. Having a child with chronic sleep issues takes a toll on all of us at times. There was a period of time last summer when I could have walked right onto the set of Walking Dead and began gnawing on people's limbs.

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