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Southwest Chicken and Rice in the Instant Pot

How to make the best quick and easy chicken taco recipe in the Instant Pot. Super healthy with rice, beans, salsa, and cilantro. Authentic Mexican recipe for street tacos.

We resisted the Instant Pot for a long time, but when my friend Jill drank the Kool-Aid and raved about her IP, I finally caved and got one. She said it would save oodles of time and energy in the kitchen, and my poor husband is seriously overworked, so I thought he would love it – if it was as amazing as Jill claimed. I brought the new Instant Pot home and gave it to Joe for his birthday, hoping he would not hate me for it. Well, he didn’t. He did a little research and totally fell in love … Read more

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Roasted Vegetable & Cornbread Stuffing

roasted vegetable stuffing

The only drawback of this recipe is that it’s very labor-intensive. It took a full 2 hours from start to finish. It would be great for a special occasion, but I don’t see us making it for every day meals. Print Recipe Roasted Vegetable & Cornbread Stuffing Course Side Dish Cuisine American Servings Ingredients 1 piece butternut squash peeled, seeded, and chopped (about 6 cups)2 medium sweet onions chopped (about 2 cups)4 cloves garlic pressed2 teaspoons cumin2 tablespoons olive oil1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped3 cups chicken broth low fat, low sodium1 package cornbread stuffing mix Course Side Dish Cuisine American … Read more

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Cucumber Salsa

How to make the best cucumber salsa recipe - This simple and easy dip uses crisp, fresh veggies and spicy peppers for the ultimate salsa!

  We garden. You knew that already, right?   When I bought my house, there was a dilapidated swimming pool inside of a little fence in the back yard. The pool had fallen into such disrepair that the only viable option was to rip it out. I never replaced it.   Last year, Joe decided to take advantage of the fenced-in area and build a little garden. (We live in a slightly wooden, suburban area, so we get critters of all shapes and sizes.)   At first, the garden didn’t produce much. He mulched and fertilized and tilled. Still a … Read more

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