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Instant Pot Wild Rice (gluten-free, grain-free)

Wild rice is a beautiful, traditional food that often takes a long time to prepare. Yet, this nutrient-dense pseudograin has 30 times more antioxidants than white rice and is full of fiber! Learn how to cook this gluten-free, nourishing aquatic grass in your pressure cooker. Instant Pot Wild Rice saves time and gives you perfect results every time!

Nourishing Non-Alcoholic Harry Potter Butter Beer (with a dairy-free option!)

With gut-healing collagen + a dairy-free option, this nourishing, non-alcoholic Harry Potter Butter Beer might be better than what’s served at Hogwart’s! Enjoy this frothy, creamy, naturally sweetened, paleo drink on chilly days, preferably while curled up with the family to read the books or a Harry Potter movie marathon!

How To Render Lard In A Crock Pot

Lard is a perfect fat in so many ways. Its high smoke point makes it an excellent choice for frying. Its large fat molecules give pastries and pie crusts a beautiful, flakey texture. My favorite reason to use lard? It’s super high in Vitamin D! It’s time to bring back the ages-old tradition of rendering fat in our kitchens! Here’s how to render lard in your crock pot.

No-Jello Chocolate Pudding Cups {just 5 ingredients!}

Jello chocolate pudding cups were the stuff of my childhood. I want my kids to have warm-and-fuzzy food memories — but without the processed junk. No-Jello chocolate pudding cups: just 5 ingredients, no powdered mixes, dairy, or thickeners necessary!

How To Render Lard In A Cast Iron Skillet

Think “lard” is a dirty word? I used to. The lost art of rendering lard deserves a revival. There is something absolutely rustic and fulfilling about rendering lard from pig fat. Here’s how to do it in a cast iron skillet!

Sweet, Spicy, & Salty Pumpkin Seeds

Sweet, Spicy, & Salty Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds make an excellent, quick snack for adults and kids alike. Just a handful supplies you with a healthy dose of magnesium and immune-boosting zinc. These tasty, crispy pumpkin seeds satisfy all the cravings: a little bit sweet, a little bit spicy, and a little bit salty.

Perfect Southern Cornbread {in a blender!}

No Southern girl should leave home without it… A reliable recipe for good, homemade cornbread to serve with beans, chili, or even for breakfast. And if you’re needing an easy, homemade cornbread for your Thanksgiving cornbread stuffing, here you go!

Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup

I’ve been cooking up a storm lately… And so I cook soup. I want bone broth and veggies and cheese. I want warm and creamy and soothing. I can’t really ask for a better soup than this to settle in and cozy up with: a creamy broccoli-cheese soup that is nothing like the gloppy, gooey mess you pour out of a can.

Lemon, Herb, & Garlic Roasted Chicken with Heirloom Carrots

Remember the old days when the boss and his wife were invited to dinner? Do people still do that — the cute apron/high heels/pearls thing? The children behaving perfectly. Flowers from my garden gracing the table. In my world, I’d serve this roasted chicken and heirloom carrots for dinner. And when you have the boss (or the pastor or the new in-laws) over, don’t tell them this took you just 20 minutes of hands-on time, deal?

Easy Peasy Homemade Marinara Sauce {with or without meat}

There’s just something about opening a can of spaghetti sauce… Said no one ever. Every household needs a recipe for homemade marinara sauce because it’s such a staple ingredient in many of our Italian-American dishes, such as spaghetti and lasagna. And nothing out of a can or a jar even comes close to tasting as delicious as what you can make in your own kitchen. Can I get an amen?