Hi Everyone! Oh my gosh – it’s been too long! I’m sure you can understand that this past holiday season took over my life, and didn’t allow for any ‘extracurricular activity,’ including blogging. But – I’m back now, and so excited to continue our Vegetarian Instant Pot® (IP) journey together! Back when I was younger,…… Continue reading ♪ We will, we will Broc-you ♪
Somewhere. . . over the vegetable rainbow
Hi all! So, as a registered dietitian nutritionist, one of the biggest thing I tout is healthy variety, and a fun way to demonstrate this in a dish is by making it colorful (this also happens to excite young eaters!) In fact, this next vegetarian Instant Pot® (IP) recipe is so colorful, it has ‘rainbow’…… Continue reading Somewhere. . . over the vegetable rainbow
It’s not nutty to love this tofu!
Hello, hello! Today’s vegetarian Instant Pot® (IP) recipe is quite simple and healthy, but still feels a little like something you’d ‘take-out’ from a restaurant. Plus, since it contains peanut butter, it tends to be a big hit with kids (always a plus!) Not much else to say today but enjoy! Instant Pot Peanutty Tofu…… Continue reading It’s not nutty to love this tofu!
More than a [whole] grain of truth in the tastiness of this recipe
Hi everyone! Back to a savory Instant Pot® (IP) dish today as I honor the 3rd state we visited on our Northeast U.S. tour this past summer: New Jersey! This state truly holds a special place in my heart because, not only did I attend both college and graduate school there (Go Rutgers!), but some…… Continue reading More than a [whole] grain of truth in the tastiness of this recipe
You’ll be so ‘berry’ glad you tried these muffins
Hi again! As you may have remembered from last time, my plan for these next couple of posts is to pay homage to the states my family and I visited this summer. Well, after spending time in Connecticut, we made our way up north to Maine. We enjoyed coastal cool fresh air, farm produce and…… Continue reading You’ll be so ‘berry’ glad you tried these muffins
Back in an Instant [Pot]!
Hi everyone! After taking small hiatus – I’m back and ready to get cooking with you again! As the main reason that I haven’t posted for a while is because we took a family trip back to the Northeast (US), I came up with a fun idea! For the next 5 posts, I’ll highlight a…… Continue reading Back in an Instant [Pot]!
Don’t be green-bean with envy – just balsa-make this dish for yourself!
Next time I’ll get back to a main entrée, but today, I’m taking another opportunity to showcase a lovely vegetable side dish, once again courtesy of the Instant Pot® (IP). Simple and delicious, hot or cold, this recipe will not disappoint. Enjoy! Instant Pot Balsamic Garlic Green Beans Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 4 fluid ounces water…… Continue reading Don’t be green-bean with envy – just balsa-make this dish for yourself!
Avoca-don’t miss out on this unique pasta salad!
I want to make mention of something that may come up in conversation about the Instant Pot® (IP). Yes, it’s definitely an appliance that helps you prepare mostly hot dishes. However, there is ample opportunity to use it as a tool to prepare part of a cold dish. The recipe that follows is a great…… Continue reading Avoca-don’t miss out on this unique pasta salad!
A polenta so tasty, you’ll want to [gar]lick your plate clean
As I mentioned in a previous post, I had never cooked risotto before buying an Instant Pot® (IP). Well, another creamy Italian dish I had never tackled was polenta. By now I’ve made it a couple of times, and it’s a really lovely, and different, foundation for a satisfying meal. Using words that I use…… Continue reading A polenta so tasty, you’ll want to [gar]lick your plate clean
Prepare yourself for a soup-herb meal!
I don’t really have a cute little story related to today’s recipe. It’s merely a dish that is a) chock full of veggies, b) quite easy to make, using the Instant Pot® (IP), c) super flavorful, and d) a nutritionally-complete meal, even if you decide not to serve anything else alongside it. So, let’s not…… Continue reading Prepare yourself for a soup-herb meal!