Nellie’s potato salad, black bean enchilada bake & carrot cake muffins

once or twice a year I make potato salad… salads in general can take a long time to make and potato salad is up there for wrecking most of your afternoon… this summer though I discovered THE best way to cook potatoes from the garden… 12 minutes on manual in the Instant Pot with about […]

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caesar salad with chickpeas, pork mushroom casserole & beet red velvet cake

summer is over and harvest begins… recently a friend asked me ‘what makes you happy?’ my answer ‘money… and the things money can buy… but other than that I love cooking and running’ so here we go!!!  the time of year I get to throw away my vegetarian/healthy meals and bake cakes, put mayonnaise in […]

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depressed enough to run?

have you ever been bored or lonely and thought to yourself, ‘I should have a baby’… and then you get pregnant and you are like ‘oh my word, what have I done’… similar to getting a puppy…  you are having an ‘off’ day and decide a puppy will fix it…  then you spend most of […]

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