Johnna’s Venison Chili

I created this Chili recipe after I graduated college and had more ground venison in my freezer than ground beef. That could be from my parents filled my freezer with it when I moved out. This recipe is similar to how my mom makes her chili, and is a must if having cornbread muffins. SeriouslyContinue reading “Johnna’s Venison Chili”

Grandma’s Corned Beef

Corned beef is not just for St. Patrick’s Day. Heck in our family we often have it during any other holiday or when we visit my grandparents. My grandma learned how to make delectable corned beef from my great aunt who adds potatoes, rutabagas and cabbage to her recipe. Now… I tend to get myContinue reading “Grandma’s Corned Beef”

Mom’s Cornbread Muffins

Makes 18 Muffins One of the first recipes that my mom taught me how to bake was her cornbread muffins. After that it was my job to make the cornbread muffins (with adult supervision) whenever we had chili. I demonstrated this recipe to the class when I was in 3rd grade and then once againContinue reading “Mom’s Cornbread Muffins”

Chicken Fajita Rice Bowl

Serving 4-6 As of lately I have been loving anything Tex-Mex that has some kick. Growing up the only thing we got that was close was your basic ground beef tacos with a extra mild seasoning. We did not even use salsa because I did not like tomatoes. Now I love salsa on almost everything.Continue reading “Chicken Fajita Rice Bowl”

Johnna’s Green Smoothie

My second smoothie recipe for this blog, and it will certainty not be the last! This is because I tend to have 2-5 smoothies a week. My green smoothie was created during a time when I did not eat enough fruit or vegetables and needed a way to start tricking my mind into eating (okContinue reading “Johnna’s Green Smoothie”

Moms Spaghetti Sauce

Growing up I thought all spaghetti sauces had ground beef in them, because that is how my mom made hers. Well I was wrong, and the sauce that I grew up on was a version of a Bolognese sauce. Who knew that my mom cooked fancy sauces?! Another aspect to Mom’s Spaghetti Sauce Recipe isContinue reading “Moms Spaghetti Sauce”

Farm House Quiche

A farmhouse quiche uses what is on hand and makes the most pickiest eater asking for seconds. I started learning on how to make quiche’s after I tried one at a brunch and I was hooked. The only problem I had was, how do I make one that my dad and brother would love. TheContinue reading “Farm House Quiche”

Black Raspberry Smoothie

Happy New Year! If you have made a New Year’s resolution to start eating healthier in the new year this quick smoothie recipe is for you! In 2016 my parents gave me a Nutri bullet for Christmas, and that is when I joined the smoothie bandwagon. My first smoothie recipes went to the garbage asContinue reading “Black Raspberry Smoothie”

Spaghetti Squash via Instant Pot

Who got an Instant Pot for the Holidays? These gadgets are everywhere these days, and they are worth every penny! I was nervous when I got mine, as I did not think that I would use it often enough and it would end up on a shelf in my basement collecting dust. That is notContinue reading “Spaghetti Squash via Instant Pot”

Oven Roasted Asparagus

In a previous post I stated that I did not like vegetables, and that is a fact. I now eat them and one of the first vegetables that I actually started to crave was Roasted Asparagus. Yes, a vegetable that some adults shy away from because it is either to hard to prepare, to woodyContinue reading “Oven Roasted Asparagus”