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  • Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup
    40 min
    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Paleo, Vegetarian
    Pressure Cooker Butternut Squash Soup! Steam the whole squash in a pressure cooker like the Instant Pot, then puree it with onion, celery, carrot, apples, and broth. Quick and easy.
  • Easy Pecan Pie Bars
    1 hr, 35 min
    Pecan Pie Bars are easy to make for the holidays, easy to transport, and even easier to eat. They're just like pecan pie, but no need for the knife and fork!
  • Chilled Grasshopper Pie on Wood Table
    3 hrs, 45 min
    Here is Grandma's favorite Grasshopper Pie. Her version is made with marshmallows in the filling (skip the gelatin!) and an Oreo cookie crust. A classic!
  • Chocolate penaut butter pie topped with whipped cream and peanut butter cups.
    35 min
    Peanut butter lovers, this one's for you! It's the most decadent and indulgent peanut butter pie EVER, made with extra peanut butter in the filling, peanut butter cups on top, and a drizzle of melted peanut butter and chocolate. We warned you!
  • Scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream topped with caramel sauce in a bowl
    45 min
    Gluten-Free
    This homemade vanilla ice cream is made with a custard base, sugar, cream, and real vanilla beans. So classic and so good! Serve it topped with caramel sauce or alongside a slice of apple pie.
  • Crockpot Pulled Pork
    8 hrs, 55 min
    This slow cooker cider pulled pork feeds a crowd and warms the belly. Make it for a large party and let guests serve themselves, or make it for a family dinner and look forward to leftovers all week long!
  • Frozen Breakfast Burrito Recipe
    45 min
    A satisfying weekday breakfast is totally possible when you assemble—and freeze!—these breakfast burritos ahead of time. Fill them with sausage, eggs, potatoes, cheese, and salsa verde!
  • Baked Vegetable and Cream Cheese Wontons
    1 hr, 15 min
    Vegetarian
    Easy vegetable and cream cheese baked wontons! Big crowd-pleaser and no need for deep-frying. Can be prepped and frozen ahead.
  • How to Cook Dry Beans
    Here is (literally) everything you need to know about cooking dried beans at home. With a few tips, beans are really so easy, and there are literally hundreds of ways you can use them! The texture can't be beat, and you can always freeze what you don't use.
  • French Ratatouille in a bowl
    1 hr, 50 min
    Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan
    This luxuriously smooth and flavorful ratatouille recipe is well worth the effort. Vegetables are first browned, then roasted, then cooked in a tomato sauce. This ratatouille dish includes onion, garlic, zucchini, squash, bell peppers, eggplant, tomatoes, and fresh herbs.
  • Turkey Meatball Soup
    40 min
    Healthy
    Turkey meatballs in an easy soup with spinach and orzo! Make the meatballs ahead and freeze for a quick weeknight meal whenever you need one.
  • Pumpkin Chili
    1 hr
    Pumpkin Chili! Made with chunks of pumpkin, ground pork, black beans, a bottle of beer, and plenty of spices. Ready in under an hour. Even better the next day.
  • Greek Meatballs on serving plate
    30 min
    Gluten-Free, Low Carb
    These Greek meatballs are great for a party appetizer! They're made with lamb and a handful of seasonings (orange zest, mint, garlic), and rolled into perfect little bites.
  • Substitute for Cream of Chicken Soup
    45 min
    All the creamy goodness of condensed cream of chicken soup, but made from scratch with whole ingredients. Use this soup in any recipe calling for condensed canned soup, or thin it out with some broth and eat it all on its own!
  • Make-Ahead Rolls Recipe
    50 min
    Soft, buttery dinner rolls are a must for the holidays. Make these ahead of time, pull them out of the freezer on Thanksgiving, and you are good to go. Save one for a turkey sandwich the day after!
  • Vegan three sisters casserole
    1 hr
    Vegetarian
    This hearty Three Sisters Casserole is made with corn, beans, and squash, and topped with cornbread biscuits. It makes a great meatless main dish or vegetarian side!
  • Peanut Butter Protein Balls
    20 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
    These Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Energy Balls make a great after-school (or after-work!) snack. You can whip them up in a jiffy and they'll be gone just as quickly. They also freeze beautifully!
  • Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe
    3 hrs, 5 min
    Gluten-Free
    Do you love strawberry ice cream? Like, REALLY love strawberry ice cream? Then this is the recipe for you. Fresh strawberries and velvety texture, this is the ultimate summer treat.

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