Lemon Pound Cake

This easy, scrumptious Lemon Pound Cake is soft and moist with a golden exterior and a tangy lemon glaze…the perfect dessert recipe for spring or summer! The time has arrived for all things lemon! I don’t know what it is about springtime and the approach of Easter, but this time of year always gives me a hankering for lemon recipes of any kind…and particularly desserts. And this year, that means a delectable, from-scratch Lemon Pound Cake! It’s hard to beat {Read More}

Instant Pot Honey Cinnamon Carrots

Instant Pot Honey Cinnamon Carrots…a quick and easy recipe for sweet glazed carrots made in the pressure cooker, great for holiday meals or weeknight dinners! It may feel like Christmas was just yesterday, but somehow, Easter is already right around the corner! And while I’ve always relied on my slow cooker to free up valuable oven space while helping me out with holiday meal prep, this year I’m calling on my newly beloved pressure cooker to take over one of {Read More}

Easy Minestrone Soup

Easy Minestrone Soup is healthy, flavorful, and simple to customize using your favorite vegetables! I feel like today’s recipe is a perfect soup for transitioning from winter to spring. Minestrone Soup is delicious any time of year, of course, but what makes it really nice right about now is that it’s cozy and comforting enough for the dreary, drizzly days we’ve been having…but the veggies can easily be swapped out to take advantage of the spring bounty that’s about to {Read More}

Best Easter Recipes!

This *Ultimate* Easter Recipe Menu Planner includes everything from main dishes and side dishes, to breakfasts and desserts, to ideas for using up leftover ham and hard-boiled eggs! Popping in from our Spring Break Texas road trip to say hi! So far we’ve been expert tourists in San Antonio, we’ve cheered on the Spurs, we hit the rodeo, we took in some Aggie baseball, and now we’re heading north for a little zoo and museum action. Yes, we might just {Read More}

Funfetti Baked Donuts

Funfetti Baked Donuts are coated with a simple vanilla glaze and loaded with colorful sprinkles, perfect as a birthday treat or for any celebration! Happy March, friends! March means that spring is almost here, right? Right??? Because I am so ready. In fact, at the first sign of spring, I do believe we’ll be celebrating ’round these parts with some Funfetti Baked Donuts! Like any good red-blooded, American children, my kids are obsessed with donuts. But since fried donuts are {Read More}

Mexican Meatloaf Muffins

Mexican Meatloaf Muffins are simple to make, quick to cook, and full of zesty flavor from homemade taco seasoning and salsa! Meatloaf and beef tacos are two dinners that every member of my family will eat, with nary a complaint, every single time. So why did it take me so long to combine those two recipes into these simple-yet-brilliant (if I do say so myself) Mexican Meatloaf Muffins? I knew this recipe was a winner when the kids came in {Read More}

Banana Blender Muffins

Naturally sweetened, flourless Banana Blender Muffins include oats, Greek yogurt, and honey in a batter that effortlessly comes together in the blender! I’m officially declaring 2018 the Year of the Blender Muffins. Sure, they’ve been around for a good while. But this is the year I find myself making them about every other week. So quick…so easy…so yummy…so wholesome! In other words, I’m completely and utterly SOLD. Because who’s going to argue with throwing some ingredients in your blender, turning {Read More}

Brain Healthy Salad

Brain Healthy Salad is loaded with leafy greens, blueberries, walnuts, and extra-virgin olive oil for an easy way to enjoy brain-protective foods in your diet! Hi, friends. I’m a little nervous about today’s post. So let me first start out by saying that I am not a doctor or a nutritionist, and I don’t want what I share today to be construed as medical advice. Talk to your own doctor and do your own research. Let me also share that, {Read More}

Easy One-Bowl Blondies

Easy One-Bowl Blondies are quick to make and completely customizable, from classic chocolate chips to your favorite candy, nuts, dried fruit, coconut, and more! I’ve made this recipe multiple times for various occasions over the past few weeks, so it occurred to me that it’s high time I re-share an oldie but a goodie. I first posted a variation of today’s Easy One-Bowl Blondies when Five Heart Home was but a newbie blog only a few months old. As a {Read More}

Healthy Honey Mustard {with Greek Yogurt}

This lightened-up Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce recipe comes together in a few minutes with only five ingredients, including healthy Greek yogurt and no mayo! Like all stereotypical American kids, my brood loves chicken nuggets. And I oblige them at least every other week by making one of the easy, homemade, baked chicken nugget recipes in my repertoire, which lately has been this one (on repeat) because it’s just SO darn easy (and tasty!). But where there are chicken nuggets, my {Read More}

Make-Ahead Freezer Steel Cut Oats

Make-Ahead Freezer Steel Cut Oats is an easy recipe for frozen steel cut oatmeal pucks that you can quickly reheat for a healthy breakfast on busy mornings! Anyone else feel like they need a fresh start today after indulging on a little too much queso during the Super Bowl last night? If so, you’re not alone…I’m right there with ya.๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ Luckily, last week I had the forethought to whip up a batch of Make-Ahead Freezer Steel Cut Oats! And that {Read More}

Zesty Cheese Spread

Zesty Cheese Spread is quick to make, delicious on pretzels, crackers, or raw veggies, and perfect for Super Bowl Sunday! Are you ready for some football?! Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner and I, for one, can’t wait. I don’t have a horse in the race this year as far as teams go, but I do love me a good football game. I also love the commercials…and I love halftime…and I LOOOOVE game day grub! So of course {Read More}

Instant Pot Chicken & Black Bean Tacos {or} Burrito Bowls

Instant Pot Chicken & Black Bean Tacos boast a tender, flavorful filling, equally delicious in burrito bowls and effortlessly made in the pressure cooker! Well, y’all…I’ve hopped on board the Instant Pot Train and I’m still zooming down the tracks! Ever since sharing my Instant Pot German Lentil Soup a few weeks ago, I’ve been busy converting lots of longtime favorite recipes to be cooked in this little wonder of a pressure cooker. My latest adaptation were some Slow Cooker {Read More}

Easy Heart-Shaped Shortbread Cookies

Easy Heart-Shaped Shortbread Cookies are slice-and-bake treats that are loaded with sprinkles, perfect for Valentine’s Day, and don’t even require a cookie cutter! It’s often the case that the simplest recipes I post end up being the most popular, and this is certainly true when I share any variation of shortbread cookies. I personally adore shortbread because it’s both buttery and sugary which, let’s face it, is what any good cookie should be. It’s also extremely quick and easy to {Read More}

Classic Tuna Pasta Salad

Tuna Pasta Salad features whole wheat macaroni, hard-boiled eggs, two kind of pickles, and fresh dill in a lightened-up dressing of mayonnaise and Greek yogurt! Tuna Pasta Salad is one of those quick, easy recipes that I’ve loved since I was a kid. Growing up, this was a common lunch at our house on Saturday or Sunday afternoons, and as such, that’s often when I find myself making it for my own family. That being said, it’s also great as {Read More}