Instant Pot, aka my daily saving grace

Listen, it’s not like I was holding out on you on purpose. But forreal, life has been a bit hectic lately, especially on the work front. So while I’ve been meaning to share this, it’s eluded me til now. Anyway. Instant Pot, people, Instant Pot! What is it? Only the best thing ever. Aka pressure cooker. …

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Beef Stroganoff

Let me just preface by saying that if I can make this when I’m sick, I can’t think of an easier weekday recipe. And since I do this in the slow cooker, it’s a super fast recipe to prep too. The beef stew meat is perfect bc it breaks down in the slow cooker and …

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The Toddler Porridge

Every once in a while, Mr Fussy Pants rears his high pitched, flailing little head, and I have to change my meal time game plan.  This is because my sweet little boy will inevitably turn his nose to food with any kind of texture. This of course, drives me nuts. I mean, I did spend PRECIOUS …

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Baby Porridge

My mom has been asking me constantly when Baby O will have his first bite of porridge. But I’ve been frankly hesitant because I just didn’t think it had enough nutrients in it. It’s easy to make, sure, but he’s getting tons of nutrients in his other food (beets, chicken, squash, broccoli) and I saw …

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Chicken Pot Pie

This was a nice simple meal for a Sunday night. SO easy to make and this recipe naturally makes a double batch, so I put aside the extra pot pie filling for Baby Ollie before seasoning the rest of the batch for us. So comforting to eat and delicious to boot! Ingredients 1/4 lb skinless, …

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Lemongrass Beef Stew

Sure it’s taken me a while to get back into my cooking groove when it came to myself, but I’ve loved every minute of making new foods for Baby O. This stew sounded so delicious but I was unsure whether the strong flavors (lemon grass and star anise) would deter him. Guess my fear was …

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