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Quinoa Coated Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Kids love chicken nuggets - and now you will love them too! These quinoa coated chicken nuggets are easy to make and full of whole food proteins - without the junk. Kids and adults love these crispy chicken nuggets. Quinoa coated chicken nuggets are a hit in my house. They're crunchy, golden, and tender. And easier to make than other breaded things I've made…

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Helpful Tips for Using Your Instant Pot

The amazing Instant Pot can be a bit intimidating when you’re first getting acquainted with it.  But fear not, because once you use it a couple of times and get more familiar with it, you’ll realize that you wouldn’t want to live without it.  Whether you’re just getting started with your Instant Pot or you’ve been pressure cooking for a…

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Chicken Breast Challenge: Ten Ways to Feed a Family with 1 Chicken Breast

Shift toward a plant-based style of eating with these ten meal ideas that use just one chicken breast for four people, rounded out with lots of veggies, legumes and whole grains. “Plant-Based” has become a buzzword lately, and we’re all about it. Not because we’re vegetarians (we’re not) but because we know that whole plant foods like vegetables, beans, fruits,…

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The Ultimate Guide for Making Any Crockpot Recipe in an Instant Pot

Did you know you can convert slow cooker meals to Instant Pot/pressure cooker? Save time and have dinner perfectly cooked - every time! Here is the ultimate guide for making any Crockpot recipe in an Instant Pot. Slow cooking is still a wonderful thing, but pressure cooking in the Instant Pot is really wow-ing us. We love being able to saute…

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9 AMAZING Ways to Use Your Slow Cooker

Yes, slow cookers are amazing.  Many recipes have a “dump it and forget it” ease so that your family can easily let your crock pot do the cookin’ while you go about your daily business.  But beyond those kinds of recipes, what else can you get your slow cooker to do for you in the kitchen to add a bit…

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Instant Pot Steel Cut Oatmeal (with eggs)

You've made dinner with your Instant Pot - now try it for breakfast! Protein packed Instant Pot Steel Cut Oatmeal with eggs tastes like regular oatmeal but has a protein boost and is extra creamy. Serve it sweet or savory - it's totally versatile.  Have you ever added an egg to your oatmeal? If not, you really should. Cracking an…

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Magic Chocolate Milk

Kids love this creamy, fruit-sweetened remake of chocolate milk that tastes--magically!--just like the store-bought variety. At some point or another, you’ve probably heard your family pediatrician recommend serving your kids two cups of milk a day. Plenty of kids don’t love plain milk, though, and if that sounds like yours, it’s fine to serve yogurt, cheese, and other calcium-rich replacements instead.…

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Easy Pancit Noodles and Veggies

Filipino pancit is a delicious noodle and veggie stir-fry that is quick, easy, and pleases a crowd. Make it with chicken with cabbage, bell pepper, and carrots for a traditional version, or swap in your family's favorite veggies and proteins.  My family made pancit all the time growing up. We learned the recipe from some close Filipino friends and it…

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Instant Pot One-Minute Quinoa and Veggies

You knew you could make 1-minute quinoa in your Instant Pot, but did you know you could add veggies? One-minute quinoa and veggies is a complete meal with just one minute in the pressure cooker!Every day I fall more and more in love with my Instant Pot. I love how quickly it cooks so many things, and how care-free it…

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Kids’ Curry with Chicken and Lentils

Redefine “kid-friendly” with this mild, warming, healthy curry packed with protein and vegetables. Like most kids, mine can be picky. But they surprise me plenty with their tastes and appetites, and I love that! Last week, my daughter--who has rejected sweet potatoes her entire life--started forking in mouthfuls of the orange root out of the blue. And my son ate…

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