Instant Pot White Rice

Instant Pot White Rice

Instant Pot white rice takes only three minutes to cook. I have a rice cooker that I have had for years and years and I just love it. I never thought I would ever stop using it…until I tried making rice in the Instant Pot. Game changer, folks. Game changer. My pot takes about 10 minutes to come to pressure and I let the rice natural release for 10 minutes for fluffy perfection. So, total, I’d say about 25 minutes of hands-off cooking time for perfect rice.

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Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash

Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash

Oh, Instant Pot…how I love thee… It’s true. Remember the days of baking your spaghetti squash in the oven? Those days are OVER! The speed and ease of cooking, combined with the ease of clean-up is a dramatic improvement in my life. I know that sounds crazy but it’s true. Instant Pot spaghetti squash is my new go-to for a low carb pasta fix. It’s also an easy make-ahead or meal prep.

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Oven Roasted Red Potatoes

Oven roasted red potatoes

Oven roasted red potatoes are a delicious addition to any dinner.  I will often make extra and then use the leftovers to mix in with some scrambled eggs for a nice egg and potato breakfast.  Lately they’ve been a favorite side when serving fish.  The kids eat them up.  I like to really crisp them in the oven with some olive oil and garlic salt so in a way, they are a bit like French fries.  Only healthier.  The key to the crispiness is to make sure the potatoes are not crowded on the cookie sheet and that they are well-covered in the seasoning.

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