Category Archives: Real Food

Hard Boiled Eggs in an Instant…Pot

Making hard-boiled eggs in my Instant Pot pressure cooker was so easy!

Making hard-boiled eggs in my Instant Pot pressure cooker was so easy!

If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to make hard-boiled eggs for your salads or for decorating this Easter consider using your pressure cooker!  It was amazingly easy and only took 5 minutes.  I used the recipe posted on the Instant Pot website and was thrilled that they turned out perfect and so easy to peel.

I’ve tried so many ways to boil eggs over the years and they never turned out.  I am hard-boiled-egg challenged!  Lol!  These eggs were so easy to make that I couldn’t stop…now I have 15 hard-boiled eggs!  And now I want to color them for Easter instead of using them for my salads. 🙂 Read the rest of this entry

Meal Planning for Weight Loss

It may seem obvious but the first step in meal planning for weight loss is sitting down and actually making a plan. In the beginning this was almost too much for me though. It was overwhelming to sit down with a stack of cookbooks, make a list of recipes I wanted to try, Read the rest of this entry

Corned Beef and Cabbage Using My New Instant Pot

My husband couldn’t wait for St. Patrick’s Day. He cooked up a wonderful Sunday dinner using our new Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker – Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potatoes and Carrots. Read the rest of this entry

Tater Tot Casserole

As promised I am sharing my Tater Tot Casserole recipe with you today.  I can remember my grandma making this recipe.  It was always a hit when I made it for family and friends.  Fair warning though, while I did modify some of the ingredients to support my current way of Read the rest of this entry

Tracking Calories – Embracing the Process

We’ve all had them…those Aha moments when you realize something profound that impacts your life like nothing else.  When I realized I was sensitive to grains and sugar it was an Aha moment for me.  Most recently though was the realization that I needed to embrace the entire Read the rest of this entry

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