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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 partial ham and cheese quiche in a white pie plate.

Oh Snap! Easiest Ham and Cheddar Cheese Quiche

Whether it’s breakfast, brunch, or supper, Oh Snap! Easiest Ham and Cheddar Cheese Quiche really hits the spot. Baked in a deep-dish pie plate, this easy ham and cheese quiche slices up well and...
A bowl of Creamy Tomato Dill Soup with grilled cheese sandwiches.

Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Dill Soup

Here’s the best homemade creamy tomato soup recipe I’ve found. Instant Pot Creamy Tomato Dill Soup is a quick tomato soup recipe made with canned tomatoes. Not exactly a healthy tomato soup because of...
A bowl filled with chicken and noodle soup.

Easy Chicken Noodle Soup (Stove Top and Instant Pot)

Would you like to learn to make Easy Chicken Noodle Soup from scratch? You know, homemade chicken noodle soup made with egg noodles like Grandma used to cook? We really enjoy a big pot...
Sliced roast beef with caramelized onions piled on a bun.

French Dip Beef Sandwiches

Have ya been searching the internet for the best French dip sandwich recipe? Well, here it is. French Dip Beef Sandwiches make the perfect weeknight meal or an easy sub sandwich for game day...
Two ground beef burritos smothered with sour cream and cheese.

Loco Burritos Grande Made with Ground Beef

Tell me who doesn’t love a good ground beef burrito, smothered with a creamy topping and lots of cheese. An authentic Mexican burrito recipe, Loco Burritos Grande Made with Ground Beef is an easy...

Cherry Pecan Banana Bread

Who wants to make super moist banana bread? Everyone, that’s who. Cherry Pecan Banana Bread is hands-down the best quick bread I’ve ever made. This easy banana bread recipe makes two big loaves. I...
The perfect one-pan meal - Southwest Pork Cutlets with Calico Rice.

Southwest Pork Cutlets with Calico Rice

Learn how to cook an easy one-skillet meat and rice meal – your family will love this fast pan of Southwest Pork Cutlets with Calico Rice recipe. Pork cutlets are an inexpensive cut of...
Make this amazing Instant Pot Ham, glazed with maple syrup and orange. One ham plus 2 ingredients (and your Instant Pot!) equals one big SCORE at your next holiday dinner! #Instant Pot #Ham #Easter #Holidays

Instant Pot Holiday Ham

Are you ready for a bone-in ham made in your Instant Pot? You are just 12 minutes away from a juicy Instant Pot Holiday Ham for your dinner table. And all you need is...
White Chicken and Rice Chili is hearty and warming.

White Chicken and Rice Chili

White Chicken and Rice Chili with Black Beans Recipe  This easy, creamy white chicken chili is the bomb. I’d even be willing to say it’s THE BEST chicken chili recipe in these parts. And,...
Holiday Sangria is a refreshing cocktail you can make by the pitcher-full.

Easy Sangria for a Crowd

Holiday Sangria Recipe  Spiced Sangria for a Crowd – so easy, fun, and very authentic. If you’re looking for spiked sangria made with cinnamon sticks, cloves, star anise, and red wine – you’ve arrived!...