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 . . .
Caprese salad is one of the most popular, craved and loved salad out there! How can you not love it. Garden tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil. Add some sea salt and any other additional salts you desire and its perfecto. We have restaurant here in southern California that is rather popular, Roma Cucina. Even on a Tuesday night the line to get in was out the door. One of my favorite things to order there is their cypress salad. It's so simple, but so delicious and bursting with . . .
Several years ago I was at a craft night. A friend brought this spinach dip and I could not get enough. It was simple, flavorful, and yummy. I asked her for the recipe and it is seriously a cinch! Minimal ingredients, but lots of flavor! Favorite Dips Dips are one of my favorite treats. They make eating veggies so darn delicious! If you haven't already check out our taco dip or pesto hummus. Seriously so good! How To Make Easy Spinach Dip The ingredients are simple: . . .
The first time Steve and I tried hummus was in Vegas at a California Pizza Kitchen. I had heard about it somewhere, so I convinced him to go for it with me. It came with this tomato mixture on top and warm triangles of pita bread. We both instantly fell in love. And it was healthy! Double fist pump! Healthy Hummus Recipe Ingredients Hummus is made of garbanzo beans oil and spices Tahini paste. What is tahini paste you ask? It's like peanut butter for sesame seeds. How to make . . .
A few years ago I was introduced to this easy taco dip recipe at a girls night. My friend Tiffany brought it and I could not get enough. It was such a nice change to accompanied her veggie tray. I'm so bored of the usual ranch dip that comes with a veggie tray. Then - a few days later she brought it again to a get together and I again loaded up my plate with veggies and this awesome dip. Versatile Easy Taco Dip Recipe Not only is this dip awesome with veggies, but I dipped a few . . .
Many people have told me that I make the best scrambled eggs recipe. Recently my husband was making himself a scrambled egg sandwich and asked me how I make my eggs taste so good. I had never really thought about my eggs being any different than your standard run of the mill scrambled eggs. How Are These Eggs Better? So - I asked my husband what was different about MY eggs vs other people's eggs. He said that they were simple and most importantly they were the perfect consistency. . . .
Pickled red onions and vegetables definitely do not get enough credit. They need to go on your to-try list NOW! I promise you wont regret it! They are so easy and incredibly tasty - adding a punch of flavor to any dish! A few years ago I visited the Yucatecan peninsula in mexico for a trip. After hiking the the mayan ruins we settled down for a delicious lunch at a hacienda. It was where I first became obsessed with pickled red onions and led to loving all the picked vegetables we often . . .
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 . . .
If there were any food in the world that would win best supporting role it would definitely be Pico de Gallo salsa. It completes anything. Everything. It can be served as an appetizer, with an entre, a snack, for breakfast, lunch or dinner. On the side, on the top. Pico shines and makes every major role look even better (and taste better too). Pico de Gallo salsa is easy, fresh and can be thrown together in minutes. You can add more or less of your favorite ingredients. You can make it . . .
I've always loved granola bars. In college I would carry them in my backpack for an quick and easy snack - and now I carry them in my purse to tide me over while I'm out shopping, or to hand to my little boys if their tummies start to growl. Better For You Homemade granola bars have half of the ingredients you find in a store bought granola bar, they are easy to make (my kind of food), and DELICIOUS! When Dole asked us if we wanted to partner with them to create a snack hack using some of . . .
These candied pecans have been on here for a long while, they're buried way back in the archives. Just because they're buried doesn't mean I don't make them all the time! They are one of our family favorites. They're perfect all year around but I find them especially festive during the holidays. The uses for candied pecans are endless! I typically love to make the for this pear salad, but they are so delicious on their own that sometimes they dont even make it to the salad before we eat . . .
My Husband's brother makes these as a tradition every holiday season. I'll admit - at first I was really skeptical...especially of the name. "Spinach balls? Sounds Terrible!" Then I ate one as a courtesy. To my surprise they were delicious! I ate probably a half dozen and still wanted more! These have become one of my favorite appetizers to make...not only because they are tasty, but because they are EASY! My family likes to serve Thanksgiving dinner in the evening, but we prepare . . .