September 3, 2018

We do A LOT of cooking from scratch here. Like any job, the right tools make it all the more enjoyable! Here are some of the ones we use the most frequently. 

For homemade salad dressings, smoothies, and protein powder shakes we use ball jars and blender balls. 

Some of...

June 14, 2018

Beer, chicken, and grilling are three of the best parts of summer. Put them all together for an easy and delicious dinner.


whole chicken-thawed


olive oil (or whatever oil you prefer)

1 12oz can of beer (we're a BUD LIGHT family so that's what we use...

January 27, 2018

Uncle G and I work full time jobs off the farm. When I put menus or recipes on the blog, you can be sure that I have tried these after working all day. My commute is about an hour and I work a full 40 hours. When I get home, I am rarely in the mood to cook. If I didn't...

January 23, 2018

There is just something so satisfying about this dish. It’s like ordering take-out without paying for take-out. It’s perfect.



1 T White Sugar

1.5 T Rice Wine Vinegar (sometimes just rice vinegar)

1/4 C Soy Sauce 

Main Dish

4 skinless, boneless chicken b...

January 23, 2018

Enchiladas are a super easy way to put a quick meal on the table that everyone enjoys. When we break down our chicken and make soup, there is always more chicken to be picked off. We use this chicken for lots of dishes, but most often it is for enchiladas. Here’s how w...

January 23, 2018

There is this little restaurant that we used to go to for lunch that had the best Chicken Tequila Fettuccine. I would crave this at least once a month. It was always served with a little garlic crostini and it makes my mouth water just remembering it. After lots of exp...

January 23, 2018

Sheet pan dinners are the easiest. They are perfect for a nutritious weeknight meal. You can experiment with all kinds of vegetables, but this one is a winner in our house.


6 chicken leg quarters

1lb small potatoes

1lb green beans, washed and trimmed

1 head bro...

December 1, 2017

One search on Pinterest and you will find a TON of sheet pan dinners. This is one of our favorites. Its super quick and uses minimal ingredients. Not only are there minimal ingredients, but minimal processing. For super convenience, we get washed organic potatoes that...

November 30, 2017

Our kids LOVE broccoli. Seriously, they can't get enough. This dinner is a big hit at our house...AND its super easy. Winning!


2 T cornstarch

2 T water

1 clove garlic, minced (or 1/2 t garlic powder)

1 lb flank or sirloin steak (cut in strips thinly across the...

September 21, 2017

Pot roast is one of THE comfort foods. I had no idea it was so easy to make until I was well into adulthood. This particular recipe has some "pre" cooking of the vegetables and searing the meat, but if you're in a big hurry, you can skip that. It's still delicious. 


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