Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan

Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan is an easy, fun and versatile recipe. The crispy cheesy eggplant rounds can be served simply with a marinara or ranch dipping sauce. The breaded eggplant rounds can also be combined with marinara sauce and melty mozzarella cheese for a classic Eggplant Parmesan dish. We’ve tried several breading options, but found … Read more

Air Fryer Zucchini Sticks

Air Fryer Zucchini Sticks

Air Fryer Zucchini Sticks are a favorite “guilty pleasure” snack, minus the guilt. Our version of Air Fryer Zucchini Sticks are coated in a batter without breading. A garlic laced Parmesan cheese coating becomes a crispy layer surround the zucchini stick.  The Zucchini Sticks have a crispy cheesy texture that is enhanced even further by … Read more

Instant Pot Muffin Bites with Peanut Butter and Banana

Instant Pot Muffin Bites

Banana and Peanut Butter Muffin Bites bring together a classic childhood favorite flavor combination, all packed into a perfect little muffin bite! We added in some milk chocolate chips, because how else could you improve on bananas and peanut butter than adding some chocolate.  Next, we decided to give the bites a little texture by … Read more

Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce (Stovetop Instructions Included)

Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce

Our Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce with Dried Fruit and Nuts recipe is a great variation to plain cranberry sauce. We’ve included stovetop versions and also versions using fresh cranberries to be cooked using either stovetop and Instant Pot.  The cranberry sauce made using dried cranberries makes this dish more versatile because it can be made … Read more

Instant Pot Orzo

Instant Pot Orzo

How to make Orzo Pasta in an Instant Pot Making orzo in an instant pot is very simple. First it is important to toast the orzo lightly in oil or butter to give it a golden color to add a nice nutty flavor. This only takes a few minutes but will result in a more … Read more

Instant Pot Cornbread Bites with Lemon

Lemon Cornbread Bites

Beyond the taste, what I love about these little cornbread bites is the size. Perfect for stacking together while warm and served as part of a meal or eaten as a light snack or breakfast.  The lemon in the recipe gives the cornbread a fresh light flavor that makes it one of my go-to favorite … Read more

Instant Pot Cornbread

Instant Pot Cornbread

Cornbread is a classic Southern dish that is a welcome accompaniment to so many dishes. It’s often served alongside a bowl of chili, barbecued or roasted meats or fried chicken. It’s also a nice side to a salad or soup. But it can stand on its own, as well. It can also be dressed up … Read more

Instant Pot Italian Wedding Soup

The name Italian Wedding Soup is a little deceiving. This delicious Italian peasant soup is not actually found at weddings. The original name is actually more about the marrying of flavors than signifying where the soup is served.   Originally Italian Wedding Soup was invented as a comfort food using leftover sausage or other meats … Read more

Instant Pot Spinach Bacon and Cheese Egg Bites

Instant Pot Spinach Egg Bites

Instant Pot Egg Bites have become a staple around our house. We love how easy they are to make and, more importantly, to make ahead and heat them up quickly in the microwave when you are ready for a quick breakfast or snack. 30-45 seconds in the microwave and you are good to go. We’ve … Read more

Instant Pot Egg Bites with Chorizo and Chiles

Instant Pot Egg Bites are our new thing! So quick and easy to make, and a great snack or addition to breakfast or sandwiches. We just store them in the fridge in microwave them just before eating.  There are so many flavor options for these simple treats. For this recipe we went Mexican, combining spicy … Read more