FAST FOOD FOR FALL: Butternut Squash Soup

It’s that time of year again folks. The air is starting to get cooler and I am craving soup!!! I roasted some butternut squash the other day, but couldn’t finish it. Instead of letting it go to waste, I decided to pop it in the instant pot for some butternut squash soup! This recipe is…

The Best Beef Barley Soup Ever!!

I had to tell my dad today that my beef barley is better than his … he doesn’t believe me, but once he tries it he will! I actually can’t eat barley, so I substituted barley for cooked brown rice at the end, but you can do either one 🙂 This recipe includes instructions for…

Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Creamy Pesto Pasta

This recipe for 2 servings, it doubles very well! I made this for dinner and ate the leftovers for lunch and it was great even the day after. This recipe is pretty foolproof and you end up with a creamy, flavorful pasta dish that is sure to impress. The best part is it is dairy-free…

Simple Shredded Beef Tacos in the Instant Pot!

I feel like I haven’t posted in forever. So sorry, law school is getting busy and I was lacking creativity but I am back and better than ever!! I ate this recipe for lunch today and forgot to take a picture. I am having it again tomorrow and will update my photo then … for…

Easy Homemade Pizza in a Toaster Oven!!

Let me start off by saying how easy this is. I made mine in a toaster oven … yes, a toaster oven. I really wanted pizza the other night, but I can’t eat gluten, did not want to spend money on delivery, and did not want to turn on the oven in the 95-degree weather…

Delicious Meatballs Made Easy

I released two versions of this recipe, if you want the instant pot version click here: https://cabernetandcontracts.com/2018/08/28/instant-pot-meatballs-made-easy/ Every once in a while I just crave a good plate of spaghetti and meatballs. I could order it for take out at any pizza place, but why not just make them myself? Meatballs freeze very well and I…

Instant Pot Meatballs Made Easy

I released two versions of this recipe, if you want the non-instant pot version click here: https://cabernetandcontracts.com/2018/08/28/delicious-meatballs-made-easy/ Every once in a while I just crave a good plate of spaghetti and meatballs. I could order it for take out at any pizza place, but why not just make them myself? Meatballs freeze very well and I…

Truly Healthy Brownies EXIST??

YES, HEALTHY BROWNIES. NO GLUTEN. NO DAIRY. NO GUILT. SO DELICIOUS. These things were so good, I forgot to photograph them before everyone dug in so excuse the poor photo today! These ooey, gooey, chocolatey brownies are so amazing, they might even be better than boxed brownies. They are guilt-free and delicious! Mine did come…