Easter 2020! A Quarantine Experiment

We had a very different Easter this year as did the rest of the world, I’m sure! We typically never spend it at our own home with only our immediate family, we usually are visiting Neil’s family in Bastrop, TX, or mine in Houston, TX. While we so missed our fun family time, it really was nice to get a couple of our own family traditions rolling.

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Marry Me Chicken (Instant Pot)

Think Marry Me Chicken is amazing but maybe a little too beefed up on the calories? Or maybe the time you need to make it just isn’t in your favor? Give our lightened up Instant Pot Marry Me Chicken (or we like to call it “Third Date Chicken” since it’s a bit less serious) a try and let us know what you think!

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LARGE BATCH Chocolate Chip Cookies

My husband, Neil, comes from a LARGE family with eight kids. This made it a requirement to make sure snack time is plentiful and also budget-friendly. Chocolate Chip Cookies are an All-American classic! Here’s our take on the classic recipe!

I had heard about this family recipe for YEARS before we got our hands on it and how it was the perfect chewy chocolate chip cookie recipe. It could also feed a crowd, or in our case…two rather indulgent adults and a Chococrazy three-year-old for a week or two.

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Pork Tenderloin w/ bonus apple leftover treat!

This post is sponsored by McCormick® but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

A Holiday Twist

Holidays are a BIG DEAL at our house. Neil and I were just talking about our families’ traditions when we were younger and what traditions we wanted to keep for Kaya. Food is always at the center of our holiday celebrations. We like to keep tradition in mind when we make our holiday dishes but get a little creative too. Thankfully, our favorite brand McCormick® keeps its ingredients reliably fresh and stocked at H-E-B!

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