Beef Chili Mac

Beef. It’s what’s for dinner.  Usually, most nights in our house anyway! Being that we are beef producers, we tend to always have a freezer full of different beef cuts that I love to cook with. I also cook with my fair share of ground beef - it’s perfect for quick weeknight meals, to-go field … Continue reading Beef Chili Mac

Banana Bread

If you’re like me and my husband, we can just never quite finish an entire bunch of bananas in our household before they get too brown and soft. I don’t like to waste food, so I always try to find a use for those over-ripe bananas. The base of this recipe comes from a church … Continue reading Banana Bread

Wear the Lipstick

Do you ever feel self-conscious about wearing something outside of your comfort zone? One of my goals for this year is to “get comfortable being uncomfortable”. I know that is not a typical S.M.A.R.T goal because it's not really measurable, but it is a reminder to myself that growth only happens outside of your comfort … Continue reading Wear the Lipstick

Taco Pie Bake

Save this recipe! Almost 8 years ago Ben and I were married. At my bridal shower, guests were invited to share a recipe with the bride-to-be. I truly enjoy this tradition and would recommend it to anyone planning a bridal shower, as it offers such a personal touch. I actually received this recipe from two … Continue reading Taco Pie Bake

A Response: Meet the People Barely Getting Paid to Feed the World

American agriculture - we NEED to come together to protect our livelihoods, share our stories, and educate. Because someone is doing it for us, and they are getting it all wrong. I'm Ellyn. A farm wife and farmer from south central Minnesota. According to a recent opinion piece published by the New York Times, I … Continue reading A Response: Meet the People Barely Getting Paid to Feed the World

Chocolate Chip Scones

This chocolate chip scone recipe is easy like Sunday morning and that’s exactly what I needed today - a perfectly tasty recipe that’s uncomplicated! Typically over the weekend, we make at least one trip to Mimi and Papa’s house. The kids usually burst through the door, run down the hallway and either greet Mimi and … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Scones

Country Egg Bake

I have a confession. I used to despise eggs as a kid. Fried, hard-boiled, scrambled, on toast, in a sandwich, egg salad… my mom tried it all. But alas, my taste-buds changed as I grew up and I realized how yummy they are. I attribute my much-needed epiphany to this recipe! It's quick and simple to … Continue reading Country Egg Bake