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Nourishing Recipes for Busy Foodies 23New Recipes

  • 30-Minute Chicken and Chorizo Paella
    You’re going to fall in love with this Spanish inspired Chicken and Chorizo Paella recipe. This healthy paella recipe is ready in just 30 minutes! Chorizo and fire roasted tomatoes give it tons of flavor, and everything cooks together in one pan for easy cleanup. 
  • Skillet French Onion Chicken Breasts
    This French Onion Chicken skillet recipe is just as ooey, gooey, and cheesy as your favorite French onion soup but is packed with lean protein to keep you full. The best part is that it’s made in one skillet for easy cleanup and it’s ready in about 45 minutes!
  • Brussels Sprout Salad with Maple Vinaigrette
    This Brussels sprout salad recipe is great if you’re looking for something fresh and different. It has a the perfect combination of textures and flavors that makes it super satisfying. Plus it’s easy enough to whip up on a weeknight but elegant enough to feel right at home with your holiday meal.
  • Homemade Beef Sausage (Loukaniko Style)
    Homemade beef sausages flavored with orange zest, leeks, and red wine are easier to make at home than you might imagine! This recipe delivers big, bold flavor that’s perfect all year round.

Nourishing Recipes for Busy Foodies 23Easy Weeknight Dinners

  • 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.
  • Chicken Caprese One Pot Pasta
    Fuss-free one pot pasta is a meal the whole family will love! This 20-minute recipe is inspired by caprese salad, with fire-roasted tomatoes, mozzarella, and plenty of fresh basil. You’ll look forward to eating it all summer long!
  • Air Fryer Empanadas
    Crispy, crunchy air fryer empanadas are so easy to make at home without the mess or uncertain timing of deep-frying. These come out of the air fryer perfectly crisp and golden brown every time. Plus you can use any filling you want, which makes them great for picky eaters!

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Nourishing Recipes for Busy Foodies 23Healthy Instant Pot Recipes

  • 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.
  • Instant Pot Chicken Carnitas
    This Instant Pot chicken carnitas is a delicious and versatile 8-ingredient dinner that’s ready in just about a half-hour! Serve in tortillas for tacos, over nachos on a salad, or in a baked potato.

Nourishing Recipes for Busy Foodies 23Easy Air Fryer Recipes

  • Air Fryer Rotisserie Chicken
    Fantastically juicy air fryer chicken with crispy skin Roast 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.
  • Air Fryer Chicken Meatballs
    Air fryer chicken meatballs are an easy and versatile dinner that the whole family will love. They have a crisp, golden crust surrounding a juicy center and are ready in under a half-hour with minimal cleanup! Go ahead and make a double batch, because these delicious meatballs also freeze really well.
  • Spicy Air Fryer Steak Fingers with Dill Pickle Dip
    You’ve probably heard of chicken fingers, but have you ever heard of steak fingers? In my take on this popular Idaho recipe, tender pieces of steak are coated in spicy gluten-free breading and air fried until they’re perfectly crisp. Brush on some more Nashville hot sauce, then dip them in creamy dill pickle dip to tone down the heat.

Whole 30 Recipes

  • 30-Minute Chicken and Chorizo Paella
    You’re going to fall in love with this Spanish inspired Chicken and Chorizo Paella recipe. This healthy paella recipe is ready in just 30 minutes! Chorizo and fire roasted tomatoes give it tons of flavor, and everything cooks together in one pan for easy cleanup. 
  • Air Fryer Rotisserie Chicken
    Fantastically juicy air fryer chicken with crispy skin Roast 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
  • 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!

Gluten-Free Recipes

  • 30-Minute Chicken and Chorizo Paella
    You’re going to fall in love with this Spanish inspired Chicken and Chorizo Paella recipe. This healthy paella recipe is ready in just 30 minutes! Chorizo and fire roasted tomatoes give it tons of flavor, and everything cooks together in one pan for easy cleanup. 
  • Brussels Sprout Salad with Maple Vinaigrette
    This Brussels sprout salad recipe is great if you’re looking for something fresh and different. It has a the perfect combination of textures and flavors that makes it super satisfying. Plus it’s easy enough to whip up on a weeknight but elegant enough to feel right at home with your holiday meal.
  • Homemade Beef Sausage (Loukaniko Style)
    Homemade beef sausages flavored with orange zest, leeks, and red wine are easier to make at home than you might imagine! This recipe delivers big, bold flavor that’s perfect all year round.
  • Vegetarian Rice Pilaf with Apples and Cranberries
    Vegetarian rice pilaf, studded with cranberries, apples, and pecans is a fun and festive side dish that’s perfect for winter and fall. Make it in a rice cooker, Instant Pot, or on the stovetop! Your whole family will beg you to make it again and again.

Low Carb Recipes

  • Skillet French Onion Chicken Breasts
    This French Onion Chicken skillet recipe is just as ooey, gooey, and cheesy as your favorite French onion soup but is packed with lean protein to keep you full. The best part is that it’s made in one skillet for easy cleanup and it’s ready in about 45 minutes!
  • Brussels Sprout Salad with Maple Vinaigrette
    This Brussels sprout salad recipe is great if you’re looking for something fresh and different. It has a the perfect combination of textures and flavors that makes it super satisfying. Plus it’s easy enough to whip up on a weeknight but elegant enough to feel right at home with your holiday meal.
  • Homemade Beef Sausage (Loukaniko Style)
    Homemade beef sausages flavored with orange zest, leeks, and red wine are easier to make at home than you might imagine! This recipe delivers big, bold flavor that’s perfect all year round.
  • Almond Flour Keto Waffle Recipe
    This keto waffle recipe turns out the perfect waffles: crispy on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside, and not too sweet. Plus they’re ready in 20 minutes and freeze well! You’re going to love them!

 

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