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Weeknight Wonders

Instant Pot Cheesy Ziti (Johnny Marzetti)

Instant Pot Cheesy Ziti (Johnny Marzetti)

A delicious cheesy ziti that is made in the Instant Pot that easily comes together in under an hour for a quick weeknight meal. This pasta features a flavorful meat-packed sauce with both Italian Sausage and ground beef paired up with your favorite jar sauce […]

Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff is a classic family dish and when made in the Instant Pot is a flavorful, quickly prepared dish. This is great served with my Instant Pot Spiced Peach Crisp. History of Beef Stroganoff Beef stroganoff has it roots in mid-19th century Russia, and […]

Instant Pot Poblano Corn Bisque

Instant Pot Poblano Corn Bisque

I recently took a trip to San Francisco and the food was incredible and featured lots of fresh produce. One of the dishes I tried was a delicious Poblano Corn Bisque, and once I arrived back home I decided to recreate it in my Instant […]

Instant Pot Quick Stir Fry Bowls

Instant Pot Quick Stir Fry Bowls

Instant Pot Quick Stir Fry Bowls are a delicious way to use ground beef, chicken, or pork. Filled with fresh vegetables, and flavor this makes a great meal prep for the week or a quick weeknight meal! This is wonderful followed up by my Instant […]

Sweet Heat Instant Pot BBQ Meatballs

Sweet Heat Instant Pot BBQ Meatballs

These Sweet Heat Instant Pot BBQ Meatballs make a great appetizer for your next party, tailgate, or potluck! Featuring sweet notes on the front and heat on the back these deliver complex flavor with every bite! Serve on top of my Creamy Instant Pot Mac […]

Creamy Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

Creamy Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

Mac and cheese is the quintessential childhood comfort food we never seem to outgrow. My Instant Pot Mac and Cheese is full of delicious spices, and extremely creamy when finished! This is perfect served with my Sweet Heat Instant Pot BBQ Meatballs and my Instant […]

Air Fryer Salmon Patties (+ Stovetop)

Air Fryer Salmon Patties (+ Stovetop)

I decided to try air frying salmon patties that I’ve been making on my stovetop for many years because they are one of my favorite meals. These are way less greasier when done in the air fryer, and have a super crunchy exterior when finished. […]

Instant Pot Crack Chicken: Keto, Low-Carb

Instant Pot Crack Chicken: Keto, Low-Carb

Instant Pot Crack chicken is a classic dish, and I finally decided I needed to try out. Of course, at first I tried the classic method using the ranch seasoning packets but often found it either over- or under-seasoned. My son asked me if I […]

Instant Pot Meatloaf with Italian Roasted Vegetables

Instant Pot Meatloaf with Italian Roasted Vegetables

My Meatloaf with Italian Roasted Vegetables features a classic meatloaf recipe for a one pot meal that gets on the table quickly. The Instant Pot will have you eating within the hour or just a little over an hour in the oven. This would be […]

Instant Pot Herbed Lemon Salmon

Instant Pot Herbed Lemon Salmon

Fish?!?! In the Instant Pot? You’ve got to be kidding, right??! LOL Plus it’s healthy, low-carb, and keto-friendly but tastes delicious! Or, so I thought! Tonight I picked up some fresh salmon from the grocery, and did some of it in the oven then some […]