Iowa Girl Eats
Easy Homemade Burrito Bowls
Easy Homemade Burrito Bowls are a simplified, homemade version of Chipotle’s Burrito Bowls. Fresh and fabulous! Despite my best efforts, I can’t tell you how many times over this past year I’ve looked at the clock, seen it read 5pm, then look to the kitchen to see nothing goin’ on. No... The post
Cookies & Cream No-Bake Chex Bars (Gluten-Free)
Cookies & Cream No-Bake Chex Bars are quick, sweet, and perfectly ooey-gooey. One of the things I miss about working in an office is treat day. Is there anything that makes 9-5 go faster than enjoying good food prepared by other people all day? It’s always the most trashy and delicious food too...
My Mommy Mind: 1 Year Update + Party Pics!
Holy cow, folks, ONE YEAR – we made it!!! When I look back at photos of Lincoln from when he was just a few days old, I am flooded with so many different emotions and can put myself right back in that hospital room feeling more joy than I ever knew existed coupled with... The post My Mommy Mind: 1
Watermelon, Feta, Basil and Pistachio Salad with Reduced Balsamic Vinaigrette
Watermelon, Feta, Basil and Pistachio Salad with Reduced Balsamic Vinaigrette combines summer’s produce in a light and refreshing salad. Let’s talk about the fact that I don’t have a single picture from this weekend that doesn’t include a naked baby splashing in a water table on the back deck ...
Happy Friday everyone – I hope you had a great week! I finally got the time I needed this week to sit down and breathe for a second! Freelance projects have been turned in, birthdays have been celebrated (recap coming Tuesday – pinky swear,) and meetings have been had. A free weekend is... The post
16 Easy 30-Minute Meals (Or Less!) for Busy People
If you’re constantly on the go, try any of these 16 Easy 30-Minute Meals (Or Less!) for Busy People! It’s hard to believe but school is officially back in session around here! Isn’t that nuts? Why, back in my day (I think I’m officially old enough to use a phrase like... The post 16 Easy 30-Minute
Bacon, Leek and Mushroom Risotto
Bacon, Leek and Mushroom Risotto is a light and elegant, yet easy, supper or side dish to serve any night of the week. True comfort food! Howdy all, I hope you had a nice weekend! Ben and I spent much of the past couple of days sequestered indoors – wah-wah. Lincoln came... The post Bacon, Leek and
Crock Pot Beef and Sweet Corn Queso Dip (No Velveeta!)
Crock Pot Beef and Sweet Corn Queso Dip is the ultimate game day dip, combining ground beef and sweet corn in a creamy queso sauce – no Velveeta required. Takes minutes to prepare, too! I guess I”m on an appetizer roll! First Fig & Prosciutto Roll Ups, now cheesy Crock Pot Beef and Sweet Corn... ...
Fig & Prosciutto Roll Ups
Fig & Prosciutto Roll Ups will be a smash hit at your next party. Easy to assemble and bursting with sophisticated flavor! Oh my gosh you guys, I’m so excited to share today’s recipe for Fig & Prosciutto Roll Ups with you! As I mentioned on Monday, we had a bunch of friends over... The post Fig &
Italian Tomato-Basil Stuffed Zucchini
Italian Tomato-Basil Stuffed Zucchini is a light, low-carb summer dinner. Easy and so satisfying! Happy Monday everyone, welcome to a new week! We had such a great weekend around these parts. Hosted a bunch of friends on Friday night, relaxed all day Saturday, then spent Sunday at the one, the only