This is my go to way of cooking Instant Pot quinoa. I love quinoa and its health benefits! I especially love adding quinoa to all my salads. It's light, fluffy can be basically flavorless- but adds a ton of protein to your meal to make it a little more filling with our making it less healthy. I'm showing you how to make instant pot quinoa - the PERFECT quinoa you'll ever make. It's easy and fast! After its cooked toss it with your favorite salads! (like the quinoa caprese salad pictured . . .
This spring I taught an instant pot class for Pinner's conference in San Diego. It was so much fun and had so much information and recipes I thought- why don't I have all this written down somewhere for others to access? I'm finally, now, getting around to writing everything you need to know about an Instant Pot / Pressure Cooker. Feel free to leave some of your own tips in the comments! Here is a link to all our instant pot / pressure cooker recipes. Instant Pot brand worth it? We get . . .
I've always been a fan of enchiladas. As a kid my parents would take me and my family to a small authentic Mexican restaurant called La Casita. With dim lights, scents of stewing jalapeños, and cozy seating it didn't take much to fall in love with the food. Our classic order consisted of the cheese and chicken enchiladas that was smothered in a rich red sauce. Growing up on those enchiladas, with the perfect sauce I've all but boycotted store bought red enchilada sauce. That's why I came up with . . .
This easy cilantro lime rice copycat is one of our whole family's very favorite sides to order when we eat out (cough cough Chipotle... and a few other places). We all go nuts over it- fighting over who has the last bite. So we had to start making this at home. We tried a few different versions, but this one is our go-to recipe! I like to use my instant pot for cooking the rice, but you can also do this over the stovetop. How To Make Easy Cilantro Lime Rice We've tried a couple of . . .
One of my favorite side dishes at a Mexican restaurant is whole pinto beans. I like them kind of soupy and really flavorful. When I discovered I could make beans in the instant pot without soaking and waiting I jumped on board. These instant pot pinto beans are so darn tasty! Easy Peasy Instant Pot Pinto Beans Making these instant pot pinto beans is a cinch. Just follow a few steps: Rinse your beans Chop your veggies Measure your spices Throw it all in the . . .
It's no secret that carne asada tacos are pretty bomb. It used to be my favorite until I met carnitas. Carnitas are a savory salty pork, slow cooked or boiled, shredded then fried just a bit to give it a little added crisp. When it comes to making a Mexican meat at home it can be hard and intimidating-NOT anymore friends. This instant pot authentic carnitas recipe will amaze you!! Making the recipe in the instapot is the perfect solution for cooking for a crowd at a Cinco de Mayo party. When La . . .
This easy french dip recipe is a go-to for me on so many occasions. I love it for comfort food Sunday, serving it for guests, or a quick weeknight dinner because my kids love it so much! Now I've included how to make this in your instant pot! How to make french dip You need a nice, lean roast to have the best french dip. I'm sharing two ways to cook it to perfection. For years I've slow cooked it in the oven, but now that we have all the instant pots I've been making it in that. . . .
This is the best pulled pork recipe! I have adapted a recipe originally by Paula Dean and made it more to my taste. The liquid smoke part is kind of amazing- that stuff works wonders on meat, giving it an extra dimension of flavor that a slow cooker just can't do. Making The Rub Mix the dry rub ingredients in small bowl. Rub the rub all over the roast! Pressing into the meat. Cover with plastic and refrigerate for 1-2 hours. When your 1-2 hours are done, combine liquid . . .
Want a simple dinner with only 3 ingredients? Instant Pot Italian beef sandwiches. Or some may call, Pepperoncini Beef. Literally all you need is a good beef roast and a bottle of pepperoncinis. I personally like to add in an onion (and so do our commenters!) Top it on a nice crusty bread roll and its perfect. If you're from the west you'll likely also top it with cheese but understand that is NOT how the Italians do it haha. How to make Instant Pot Italian beef sandwiches You can make . . .
My favorite dessert is cheesecake. I love everything about it. About four years ago my friend Katelynd mentioned that she created a killer white chocolate raspberry cheesecake recipe, I was all over it. I bugged her about it about a thousand times. She was so kind to give me and you a step by step to this delicious dessert. Meet Katelynd First off, let me introduce you. This is Katelynd. Momma to four littles, including a set of twins, baker, crafter, and business owner. . . .
I have had this sweet and sour meatballs recipe from way back in my younger married years. Before kids, when we ate more take-out than homemade meals.... Before responsibility :) However, this is totally a kid friendly and kid loveable meal. My children devour these sweet-n-sour meatballs. In fact I usually have to make a double batch and they are still GONE. I recently tried them in the instant pot and it worked! I'll always be making these meatballs in the pressure cooker. These pressure . . .
I have to admit, when I first heard about yogurt making I shunned the idea. Why would I spend 16 hours creating yogurt at home when I can easily purchase it at the store? Then one day, I just decided to go for it. I had read many people's experiences in various forums and decided I needed to give it a try, even if I didn't know if it would turn out. I went with the cold start yogurt method because it seemed the least painful. To my surprise - it did work! And it was creamy and delicious and . . .