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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 pan of chili cheese tamale dip topped with corn chips.

Chili Cheese Tamale Dip

Attention Tamale Fans! Whip up this warm dip in mere minutes for your next gathering.  Your guests are going to love Chili Cheese Tamale Dip. This warm and flavorful dip offers all the flavors...
It isn't Fall with Baked Pumpkin Donuts.

Baked Pumpkin-Spice Cake Doughnuts with Cinnamon Glaze

Who loves baked pumpkin cake doughnuts that you can customize? I DO, that’s who! My family goes ga-ga over these Baked Pumpkin-Spice Cake Doughnuts with Cinnamon Glaze when I make them for breakfast or...

Instant Pot Orzo Chicken Soup

Soup that’s made for slurping….it’s THAT good. This Instant Pot Orzo Chicken Soup cooks in your electric pressure cooker is JUST 4 MINUTES! It’s a fast dinner idea, plus one of the easiest soup...
Time to enjoy a golden brown crescent roll chicken bundle with green beans on the side.

Alma June’s Crescent Roll Chicken Bundles

Cheesy chicken bundles? Stuffed chicken pockets? I had a hard time coming up with the perfect name for these little packets of heaven. A cream cheese and shredded chicken filling, all nestled into crescent...
Looking for an easy baked appetizer for your next gathering? Your friends and family will flip over this Hot and Creamy Pizza Dip that's made with cream cheese, pepperoni, and sausage and ready in a flash.  Serve with toasted baguette slices or your favorite pita chips and crackers. #pizza #dip #easy #baked #appetizer #cheesy #FootballFriday #watchparty #SuperBowl

Hot and Creamy Pizza Dip

Looking for an easy baked appetizer for your next gathering? Ready in a flash, your friends and family will flip over this Hot and Creamy Pizza Dip. Serve with toasted baguette slices or your...
Low-carb and satisfying - Zucchini Pizza Casserole.

Easy Zucchini Pizza Casserole

A zucchini noodle casserole with a ground beef – it’s hearty, cheesy, low-carb and super economical. AND, a big hit with my family! Zucchini Pizza Casserole is a great way to use up all...
These Chicken and Bacon Black Bean Enchiladas make a fun weeknight meal and I love to double this recipe to make TWO pans - one for dinner now and one for dinner later....then I pull that sucker right out of the freezer. And, this casserole makes a pretty neat gift when somebody's grieving a loss or celebrating a birth - who doesn't love a pan of enchiladas delivered to their door when in need??   #chicken #bacon #enchiladas #casserole

Chicken and Bacon Black Bean Enchiladas

These easy and delicious Chicken and Bacon Black Bean Enchiladas make a fun weeknight meal. I love to double this enchilada recipe and make TWO pans – one for dinner now and one for...
A loaf of cheesy pull-apart pesto bread, hot from the oven.

Cheesy Pull-Apart Pesto Bread

Garlic bread is okay, but wait until you compare it to Cheesy Pull-Apart Pesto Bread. Easy homemade pesto (made with zesty garlic, grated Parmesan, and fresh herbs) puts this bread recipe over the top. ...
You won’t find a cake that’s more heavenly! This Instant Pot Apple Cake holds all of the wonderful flavors and nostalgia of a well-loved family recipe.

Amazing Instant Pot Apple Cake with Rum Sauce

You won’t find an Amazing Instant Pot Apple Cake with Rum Sauce that’s more heavenly than this one, hands down.  This recipe for apple coffee cake is quick and easy, making a cake that’s...
Overhead view of a slice of fresh strawberry pie topped with whipped cream.

Fresh and Easy Strawberry Pie

High on my list of summer desserts, would be strawberry pie desserts – they are so cool and refreshing when our Kansas temperatures soar. Fresh and Easy Strawberry Pie can be made in a...