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Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

We make pork carnitas in our house at least a couple of times every month. My boys love the shredded pork in quesadillas, in tacos, with eggs at breakfast, and my oldest has decided he now loves nachos. I have been following a recipe I got from Serious Eats faithfully and it’s been amazing every [...]

Snapshots – Episode 8: Super Sauce

Snapshots – Episode 8: Super Sauce

While TJ helped me make bolognese sauce one day: TJ: Mommy, is this super sauce? M: Yes!! Let’s call it that from now on. It has veggies hidden inside! TJ: Ugh, Momeeeeee! (rolls eyes) Is it SOUP or SAUCE? M: Uh… sauce.

When an Omnivore’s Child Goes Vegetarian

When an Omnivore’s Child Goes Vegetarian

My oldest child, Mae, was the quintessential “easy” baby/child. She slept great, and pretty much through anything, and went everywhere with a smile on her face. I really cannot remember a time where she had a difficult day until she hit three years old. She was/is a constant ball of joy. I’ve also always called [...]

Meatballs with Hidden Veggies

Meatballs with Hidden Veggies

My son loves the kid’s meatball sub sandwich from Firehouse Subs. Which I find funny because when I make spaghetti with marinara at home, he says he doesn’t like tomato sauce. He even prefers pesto sauce on his pizza instead the the typical tomato-based sauce. But for some reason, in a sandwich form with melted [...]