I’m gonna jump right in and just say it….this is the best Instant Pot meal I have made thus far.  I wouldn’t go as far as saying its the “best” because lets be real Michelle from Nom Nom Paleo has that with her Kalua Pork! It may possibly be (it is) 2nd best though!

instant pot german inspired pulled pork

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cooking with blue apron

Let’s talk meal subscriptions!  Have you ever had one before?  I haven’t, and so I was very excited when Blue Apron reached out to me to see if I wanted to try out a box to see what I thought.  Ummm heck yah, I’ll totally cook with Blue Apron; it’s everything I’ve dreamed about!  Delicious, restaurant quality recipes, everything portioned out for me, and delivered straight to my door step.  The only thing missing was the cook, but lucky for me I have a bunch of kids I can choose from to make these scrumptious meals for me! (see, look how much fun she is having lol)

cooking blue apron

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I am so excited to share this Prosciutto and Arugula Flatbread with you all because there are a few “firsts” for me with this recipe!!

Numero uno: I finally used Simple Mills Artisan Bread.  I know, I know….I’ve been living under a rock.  Guys, this stuff is LEGIT. Like why the heck have I never tried it before?!?

Numero dos:  This is the 1st recipe that I have used cheese.  Yup, that’s right…..cheese.  There are quite a few recipes where I give the option of adding cheese if that’s what you want to do, but I’ve never actually had a full blown recipe that has cheese in it! So your guys’ minds better be blown, cause mine is for sure!

And last, but not least, numero tres:  This is my 1st time using a silicone baking sheet.  Like I said….Living UNDER a rock!  This silicone baking sheet is from my fave company Di Oro (don’t forget to get 25% off with the code ‘donutdioro’).  

prosciutto and arugula flat bread

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Let’s talk Superbowl….it seems to be the BIGGEST day for snacking! People pre-game HARD and literally eat all day, which is totally cool, but I know a lot of people also wish there were “healthier” options out there for game day!  Well guys, I got your back with 10 super Superbowl recipes to stuff into your piehole while you watch your fave team (hopefully) win.

10 super superbowl recipes

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I’ve been wanting to make some tasty chicken wings for awhile now, but never got around to it because it seems like everyone and their mom has a chicken wing recipe.  So I got to thinking; what could I do to change it up a bit, but still keep it “classic” and then BOOM it hit me. Flip the whole scenario around.  Usually chicken wings are slathered in a buffalo sauce/hot sauce and then dipped in ranch, but if I did it the other way around that would be WAY better. Less mess and you can control the heat.  Enter Ranch Chicken Wings with Buffalo Sauce. Winner Winner, chicken wing dinner. (Wait, what?!!)

ranch chicken wings with buffalo sauce

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I’m gonna start off by saying this is DEFINITELY not your “traditonal” chicken florentine….so don’t come a yellin’ at me!  I took the traditional Chicken Florentine and added some schtuff, took out some schtuff, and kept some schtuff. (Tired of me saying Schtuff yet?!!)  I have to say though….this Instant Pot Chicken Florentine turned out to be totally rad!

instant pot chicken florentine

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Hey hey!  Welcome to Friday Faceplants No.1!!  I’m so excited to start this bi-monthly series with all of you and I hope you are too.

Lets get started shall we?!!


Friday Faceplants no.1

Have you ever made potatoes in the instant pot?  If you haven’t it’s pretty glorious.  Baking potatoes usually takes around 45 minutes….the Instant Pot, well it takes about 25 minutes total including pressure reaching time.  Click RIGHT HERE for the recipe!


I love me a sweet, sweet deal, and I know you do too (come on, who doesn’t).  Here are this weeks Friday Faves!

  1.  Wellshire Sugar Free Pork Bacon is on sale Nationwide at Whole Foods, for (are you ready for this)……$3.99!!  So go stock up cause that shiz is gooood.
  2. friday faceplants no.1

You’ve heard me rave about Di Oro before and for good reason…..they are the BEST spatulas I have ever owned.  Like ever. You can get 25% off by using the code “DONUTDIORO” Hashtag WORTH IT.



3.  I may have a slight obsession with this next one.  ZupaNoma is drinkable, Whole30 approved soup and it is da bomb.  Yah, that’s right….DA BOMB. It took me going through a few soups to get used to “drinking” them, but now, I can’t get enough.  They are also having a deal where you can get 4 free soups by entering “FOUR FREE” at checkout. And BONUS you can get 15% on top of the four free by using “DONUT15”  The 4 free is only good until the 24th.  So, stock up yo!

4.  My last fave is Magnolia Market.  You guys, I could spend h-o-u-r-s looking and gawking over everything on their site. Major major swoonage.



You guys are CRUSHING my recipes….here are just a few!


What sort of things are you loving right now?  Tell everyone in the comments so we can see all the good too!!



sheet pan moroccan chicken

Let’s take a quick moment of silence for this Sheet Pan Moroccan Chicken. Why? Because it is one of my kids absolute favorite meals that I have ever made. It’s kind of funny, because when I originally made this for Whole30recipes I was nervous that my kids wouldn’t like the Moroccan flavors of this dish.  Man oh man was I wrong. Like really really REALLY wrong. I should have made 2 pans of it because they blew right through this!

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