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]!
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!
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!
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
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!
Mind if we go off the beaten path a bit? Don’t panic! We’ll still be talking vegetarian and we’ll still be Instant Pot-ting! I just wanted to share a very quick, easy and nutritious snack/dessert for all ages. I promise I’ll get back to full-fledged meal components next time. So, growing up in New England,…… Continue reading Please try this incredibly a-peeling applesauce!
As a dietitian and a mom, I am constantly trying to find ways to provide my family with excellent nutrition, while at the same time entertaining their taste buds. Let’s be honest, no matter your age, you aren’t excited to eat something unless it tastes good! My assessment is that we don’t give ourselves (especially…… Continue reading This soup is ‘leek’ your lips good!
. . . AND nutritious! It is really interesting how much more you treasure your mother (or parent) after becoming one yourself, and my gratitude towards my own mother is a great example of just that. Somehow, she managed to put dinner on the table every. . . single. . . night of my childhood.…… Continue reading Girl ‘Sprouts’ honor – this recipe is delicious. . .
Seriously! This soup might just be THE easiest thing you could possibly make in your trusty ole’ Instant Pot® (IP), and it is absolutely delicious! It is also quite versatile in the way that you serve it. In fact, the other night, we just decided to throw some over-medium eggs on the top, along with…… Continue reading Where has this soup ‘bean’ all your life?
There are certain cultures whose cuisine is well-known for powerful flavor, one of which is the Thai culture. As I’ve previously mentioned, the Instant Pot® (IP) can accomplish the impartment of wonderful flavor in a relatively short amount of time. So, just like how my pre-IP life was devoid of risotto (please see this previous…… Continue reading Please ‘curry’ up and try this dish!