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Simple, Fresh, Seasonal Recipes for Home Cooks 13What’s in season

  • How to Make Au Jus
    This delicious au jus recipe is perfect for serving with roast beef or prime rib – or just ladling over your mashed potatoes.
  • Classic Roast Beef Recipe
    You’ll love this melt-in-your-mouth rump roast recipe for the holidays!
  • Beef on Weck Sliders
    With my secret to the easiest homemade kimmelweck rolls ever, you can make delicious Beef on Weck sandwiches at home any time!
  • Miso Maple Roasted Carrots + Squash
    Miso roasted carrots and squash are a fantastic addition to your fall dinner table.

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Simple, Fresh, Seasonal Recipes for Home Cooks 13Easy Weeknight Dinners

  • Coconut Curry Meatballs
    Thai-inspired curry meatballs are a flavorful new take on a classic comfort food. Red curry paste gives these meatballs a spicy kick that’s balanced out by creamy coconut milk and toasted coconut scattered over the top gives them a fantastic texture and toasty flavor. 
  • Sheet Pan Chicken and Gnocchi with Broccoli Rabe
    Chicken thighs, gnocchi, and broccoli rabe all bake together on one pan for a super easy weeknight dinner!
  • Vegetarian Poutine with Mushroom Gravy
    Whether you’re vegetarian or not, you’ll LOVE this vegetarian poutine made with rich mushroom gravy and served over baked french fries.
  • Instant Pot Basil Chicken with Green Beans
    This easy Instant Pot chicken recipe is inspired by one of my favorite take-out meals: Thai basil chicken! You’ll love the vibrant, fresh flavor and the snap of the green beans. Making this take-out favorite at home means you can adjust the spice level to your family’s preferences.

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Simple, Fresh, Seasonal Recipes for Home Cooks 13Healthy Instant Pot Recipes

  • Instant Pot Corn Chowder (Vegetarian, Gluten-Free)
    This creamy, vegetarian corn chowder is perfect for lazy summer nights. It’s effortless to make, and really highlights the sweetness of fresh summer corn.
  • Instant Pot Basil Chicken with Green Beans
    This easy Instant Pot chicken recipe is inspired by one of my favorite take-out meals: Thai basil chicken! You’ll love the vibrant, fresh flavor and the snap of the green beans. Making this take-out favorite at home means you can adjust the spice level to your family’s preferences.
  • Unsweetened Instant Pot Apple Sauce
    Unbelievably easy Instant Pot applesauce tastes just like the inside of an apple pie! This recipe is unsweetened and has a touch of cinnamon for the ultimate fall flavor. Enjoy this applesauce warm straight from the pot or refrigerate it for later!
  • Introducing Clean Eating Instant Pot Cookbook
    Introducing Clean Eating Instant Pot Cookbook! Enjoy healthy meals every day of the week with simple, whole food recipes that are perfect for set-it-and-forget-it cooking.

Simple, Fresh, Seasonal Recipes for Home Cooks 13Easy Air Fryer Recipes

  • How to Cook Frozen Salmon in the Air Fryer
    It’s hard to beat the convenience of air fryer frozen salmon. It’s ready in under 15 minutes and you don’t even have to defrost it first!
  • Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets
    Skip take-out and make your own perfectly crispy Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets at home! Made with real ingredients (and no canned chicken to be found) these tender, juicy, and crispy nuggets are easy enough to make on a busy weeknight.
  • Air Fryer Rotisserie Chicken
    Fantastically juicy air fryer chicken with crispy skin Rotisserie chicken is one of the most simple and satisfying dinners around, but baking it in the oven can take a while so it isn’t usually an option on weeknights. Enter, the air fryer! Most people think air fryers are only good for bready, fried foods but
  • How to Make Air Fryer Tortilla Chips
    Air fryer tortilla chips are super easy to make and have all the crunchy goodness of store-bought chips without the fat or calories.

Simple, Fresh, Seasonal Recipes for Home Cooks 13Whole 30 Recipes

Simple, Fresh, Seasonal Recipes for Home Cooks 13Gluten-Free Recipes

  • Classic Roast Beef Recipe
    You’ll love this melt-in-your-mouth rump roast recipe for the holidays!
  • Miso Maple Roasted Carrots + Squash
    Miso roasted carrots and squash are a fantastic addition to your fall dinner table.
  • Baba Ganoush (Eggplant Dip)
    Baba Ganoush is a flavorful Middle Eastern spread made with roasted eggplant. This dip is rich and creamy, with a slightly smoky flavor. What a great way to eat your veggies!
  • Creamy Homemade Coleslaw (No Mayo!)
    Greek Yogurt Coleslaw is a great go-to for a fresh, seasonal side dish. It’s healthy and simple recipe, with all of the crunchy texture and tangy flavor of traditional coleslaw. We love it on pulled pork sandwiches or tacos. 

Simple, Fresh, Seasonal Recipes for Home Cooks 13Low Carb and Keto Recipes

  • Classic Roast Beef Recipe
    You’ll love this melt-in-your-mouth rump roast recipe for the holidays!
  • Baba Ganoush (Eggplant Dip)
    Baba Ganoush is a flavorful Middle Eastern spread made with roasted eggplant. This dip is rich and creamy, with a slightly smoky flavor. What a great way to eat your veggies!
  • Creamy Homemade Coleslaw (No Mayo!)
    Greek Yogurt Coleslaw is a great go-to for a fresh, seasonal side dish. It’s healthy and simple recipe, with all of the crunchy texture and tangy flavor of traditional coleslaw. We love it on pulled pork sandwiches or tacos. 
  • Coconut Curry Meatballs
    Thai-inspired curry meatballs are a flavorful new take on a classic comfort food. Red curry paste gives these meatballs a spicy kick that’s balanced out by creamy coconut milk and toasted coconut scattered over the top gives them a fantastic texture and toasty flavor. 

 

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