Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Sometimes I think a bell pepper can be stuffed with just about anything but I gotta tell you these easy Southwestern Stuffed Peppers are really a standout. They have the fun flavor of tacos but are fresher, lighter, and lower carb, and can I just say, stuffed with mostly pantry ingredients? And cheese. And ground beef, chicken or turkey (or just go vegetarian.) And then, well, more cheese.

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers – I love to use Pepper Jack, but use what you like…Pickled Jalapenos are optional.

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Sweet Corn in Milk & Butter

Sweet Corn in Milk & Butter

I gotta tell you guys sumpin. See, I live in Minnesota but grew up in Iowa. So I know corn! But what are you gonna do when you *need* corn and you can’t wait for those magical days in late summer to get your fix? Maybe you want corn and you can’t get that perfect ins season corn? Maybe the corn you have isn’t quite at its peak or you left it to sit just a bit too long? Or the packages of corn you bought didn’t quite live up to expectations? That’s when a recipe like this Sweet Corn in Milk & Butter is going to shine!

Sweet Corn in Milk & Butter

Sweet Corn in Milk & Butter

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Potato Corn Chowder Instant Pot or Not

Potato Corn Chowder Instant Pot or Not

This year I was gifted some sweet corn, freshly picked the night before. First of all, there’s something magical about fresh sweet corn, but to think of it being picked, on a balmy summer night by the light of the moon. All of a sudden it seemed even more magical! Some of my Sweet Corn went to my Instant Pot Sweet Corn (love love love no pots of boiling water and the IP cooks corn so beautifully) and the rest, well it went into this Potato Corn Chowder Instant Pot or Not.

Potato Corn Chowder Instant Pot or Not

Potato Corn Chowder Instant Pot or Not

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Sensational Cajun Chicken Salad

Sensational Cajun Chicken Salad

What actually makes this Sensational Cajun Chicken Salad Cajun? It’s the Grilled Blackened Cajun Chicken Breasts but beyond that, I’ve used the kind of old-fashioned but always good Sensational Salad Dressing (it has Romano cheese in it) that hails from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. While a salad like this isn’t the traditional way to use the dressing, that dressing does make this salad sensational!

Sensational Cajun Chicken Salad

Grilled Blackened Cajun Chicken Breasts with Sensational Cajun Chicken Salad

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Southwestern Chicken Instant Pot Bowls

Southwestern Chicken Instant Pot Bowls

I’ve been on a mission to post out some no effort Instant Pot recipes that I think my daughter and her fam will love, and I hope you might, too. See, my daughter was married recently, and her blended family consists of seven children ranging from toddler to teenager! I’m still a bit boggled by it all, but Southwestern Chicken Instant Pot Bowls are the kind of recipe I think almost anyone will love. The prep is nominal, the cook time short, clean up is a breeze and the results? Delish. These bowls are perfect for summer – or anytime.

Southwestern Chicken Instant Pot Bowls

Southwestern Chicken Instant Pot Bowls

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