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Chef Alli

Chef Alli

Chef Alli is a home-grown Kansas girl on a mission to strengthen families through enabling kitchen confidence, educating the family cook, and encouraging better food relationships. She believes with her whole heart that time spent with our loved ones and our overall quality of life is greatly enhanced by nutritious food made at home with simple, wholesome ingredients. She loves being able to connect and share this passion with others through her website, her social media presence, and her coveted speaking engagements.

A white bowl full of steel cut oats with sliced bananas.

Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats

With just a few simple ingredients and about 25 minutes, you can have a big warm bowl of steel cut oatmeal that satisfies the soul.  As you get ready for your day, Instant Pot...
Stacked chocolate chip pancakes on a white plate.

Sheet Pan Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Does your family love pancakes but you hate standing all mornin’ at the griddle? That’s where Sheet Pan Chocolate Chip Pancakes come to the rescue. Instead of one or two at a time, bake...
A skillet full of Asian Ground Pork Stir Fry.

Ground Meat Asian Stir Fry with Noodles

I hunt the world over for solid, flavorful ground meat recipes for dinner! Ground Meat Asian Stir Fry with Noodles is the super fast all-in-one skillet meal that every Mom around the world loves...
Poor Man's Burnt Ends in a sauce.

Smoked Pot Roast Burnt Ends

Crank up your smoker! Made from an economical beef chuck roast, instead of expensive brisket, Smoked Pot Roast Burnt Ends dish out the savory, rich flavor we all yearn for. Smoker burnt ends made...
Side by side cherry cream cheese danish.

How to Make Cherry Cream Cheese Danish from Crescent Roll Dough

Here’s a super easy homemade breakfast pastry your family will do handstands for – Cherry Cream Cheese Danish! You are just 5 ingredients away from a delightful treat that you can have ready in...

Instant Pot Chili-Dog-Chili Bowls

Here it is, folks! Your favorite new hot dog chili recipe. We absolutely cannot stop eating this chili! Instant Pot Chili-Dog-Chili Bowls are hearty and chock full of ground beef. You are gonna love...
A bowl full of granola with a scoop.

Sunny Kansas Granola

Oh, granola, how I adore thee. Sunny Kansas Granola is a healthy homemade granola, naturally sweetened with pure maple syrup and dried fruits. I also love the added crunch from flax seeds, pepitas, quinoa,...

Baby Kale Salad with Feta and Edamame

Looking for healthy salad recipes? Baby Kale Salad with Feta and Edamame is just what you need.  Baby kale and romaine lettuce are tossed with crumbled feta, edamame, and dried cranberries then dressed with...
A big skillet loaded with creamy Skillet-Style Macaroni and Cheese.

Skillet-Style Mac and Cheese

Is there anybody in this life who doesn’t adore a big, cheesy pot of homemade macaroni and cheese? I doubt it. Skillet-Style Mac and Cheese is the ultimate macaroni and cheese recipe that’s comfort...
Ooey Gooey Warm Brownie Cobbler with Ice Cream.

Ooey-Gooey Warm Brownie Cobbler

A dessert that combines brownies and cobber? Heck yes and please!! And talk about an easy chocolate dessert to whip up in a hurry. Your family and friends will adore this warm and fudgy...