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Apple Crumb Coffee Cake

This apple crumb coffee cake is loaded with fresh apples, topped with a thick oatmeal crumble, and drizzled with a caramel glaze. It’s perfect for fall! Everything about this cake…

Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

Spicy and hearty instant pot chicken tortilla soup is packed with flavor! It’s an easy dinner perfect for those busy weeknights. Rock those busy nights with more instant pot wonders…

Total Time: 55 minutes

Perfect Coconut Cream Pie

This fool-proof perfect coconut cream pie made completely from scratch is cool and creamy with whipped cream and toasted coconut on top. It’s always a good time for perfect coconut…

Total Time: 6 hours
4.62 from 26 votes

Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Muffins

Pumpkin cinnamon roll muffins are topped with a thick, tangy, frosting and are perfectly sweet!! They’re perfect for fall! Maple pecan cinnamon rolls, Lemon poppy seed sweet rolls, and Orange sweet rolls…

Total Time: 30 minutes

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4th of July

Perfect Coconut Cream Pie

This fool-proof perfect coconut cream pie made completely from scratch is cool and creamy with whipped cream and toasted coconut on top. It’s always a good time for perfect coconut…

Total Time: 6 hours
4.62 from 26 votes

Skillet Mac and Cheese

Gooey skillet mac and cheese is rich, cheesy and oh so comforting. This cozy dish is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike! This mac and cheese…

Total Time: 50 minutes
5 from 5 votes

Honey Mustard Chicken Salad

Honey mustard chicken salad is sweet, tangy and loaded with crunch! It’s a light yet filling meal or the perfect flavor-packed side. This salad will be on repeat all summer…

Total Time: 30 minutes
5 from 11 votes

No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie

Creamy and rich no-bake peanut butter pie has a nutter butter crust, peanut butter filling, and nutty topping. It’s perfect for any time of the year! No bake desserts are…

Total Time: 3 hours
5 from 4 votes

Favorite Instant Pot Recipes

Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

Spicy and hearty instant pot chicken tortilla soup is packed with flavor! It’s an easy dinner perfect for those busy weeknights. Rock those busy nights with more instant pot wonders…

Total Time: 55 minutes

Instant Pot Pork Gyros

Instant Pot pork gyros are incredibly flavorful and practically effortless! Wrap them in a pita with some red onion, cherry tomatoes, hummus, feta and tzatziki and you’ve got a delicious…

Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
5 from 8 votes

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders are perfect for game day or any day! They are full of flavor and topped with a tangy homemade coleslaw. Serve these easy instant pot…

Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
5 from 1 vote

Instant Pot Baked Beans

The BEST way to make baked beans is in a pressure cooker! Instant Pot Baked Beans are hearty and thick, flavored with ketchup, molasses and bacon. Homemade baked beans are the perfect…

Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
5 from 4 votes

Most Popular

Dinner Recipes

Creamy Sausage Tortellini Soup

Creamy sausage and tortellini soup is a bowl full of comfort! It’s loaded with veggies, sausage and cheese tortellini – plus it comes together in just 45 minutes! We love…

Total Time: 45 minutes
4.9 from 91 votes

Sausage, Pepper and Rice Skillet

Sizzling and smoky sausage, pepper and rice skillet is vibrant, flavorful, and downright delicious. It’s a perfect weeknight meal! Sop up that sausage, pepper and rice skillet with some Half &…

Total Time: 30 minutes
4.75 from 123 votes

Chicken Paprika Egg Noodle Casserole

You won’t be able to resist diving into a big bowl of this chicken paprika egg noodle casserole. It’s made with No Yolks®– they’re cholesterol free, smooth, firm and delicious!…

Total Time: 55 minutes

Stromboli Recipe

This pepperoni, ham and ricotta Stromboli is easy and delicious! It’s perfect for a quick dinner or a game day appetizer. This recipe is so easy, it’s perfect for busy…

Total Time: 55 minutes
5 from 9 votes

Most Popular

Salad + Side Recipes

Perfect Rice Pilaf

Total Time: 30 minutes
4.7 from 71 votes

No Soak Instant Pot Pinto Beans

Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
4.9 from 78 votes

Instant Pot Rice Pilaf

Total Time: 33 minutes
4.63 from 123 votes

Flavorful Spanish Rice

Total Time: 25 minutes
4.55 from 11 votes