Make delicious parmesan garlic red potatoes in just a few minutes in the Instant Pot!

Salad on a stick appetizer

Go forkless this summer with a wedge salad on a stick! Perfect parties when served with either Chunky Bleu Cheese or Homestyle Ranch salad dressing from our sponsor, Litehouse Dressings.

Bake up a  quick peach bread in mini mason jars for easy on the go eating for picnics or dinner. One of my favorite things to do for picnics or eating on the run is to put food in jars. My 10 Minute Rice Salad Recipe is great[…]

This 3 ingredient pineapple bread recipe uses self-rising flour to help give it a lift! Make with crushed or diced pineapple. I love making bread. I started making bread years ago and found I have a knack for working with yeast bread in particular.  I love making anything[…]

Skip the cans and make homemade green bean casserole recipe from scratch using fresh green beans! One of my husband’s favorite side dishes for Thanksgiving is green bean casserole. He loves it so much that I often make to serve when we have a roast chicken for dinner.[…]

Classic caprese salad with balsamic glaze takes the classic summer salad and adds a touch of elegance. One of my favorite summer salads is a caprese salad.  Fresh summer tomatoes layered with fresh basil from the garden and a fresh mozzarella. Drizzled with olive oil and seasoned with[…]

Make slow cooker bread dinner rolls out of a tube of bread dough for a fun and easy Crock Pot baking adventure. I first played around with baking bread in the slow cooker a few years ago. I made slow cooker dinner rolls using a no knead homemade[…]

Make corn on the cob in a Crock Pot with this easy corn recipe!

This corn on the cob recipe is the easiest way to cook summer corn.  Season shucked corn on the cob, wrap in foil, and let your slow cooker do the rest. I grew up in a small farming community in northwestern Michigan.  The farmers in our county grew[…]

This post brought to you by Hormel Foods, LLC.. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Growing Up Gabel. Broccoli salad is the perfect side dish for outdoor entertaining this summer. My broccoli salad recipe includes crispy bacon, sunflower seeds, and dried cherries tossed in an[…]

Making zucchini noodles with a mandolin quick and easy! See how to make and then how to cook zucchini noodles with this recipe and tutorial for a healthy alternative to pasta.

Eat more vegetables by replace wheat pasta with zucchini noodles. Last summer I started experimenting with zucchini noodles.  I kept seeing spiralizers and other gadgets online and in blog posts and I was completely intrigued. I happen to love zucchini so I figured making noodles out of it[…]