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Cook Dry Black Beans in 25 Minutes with the Instant Pot!

Beans are a staple in our house. It’s something that we always have on-hand in our fridge to eat on with our meals. Dried beans are so much more cost efficient for us than canned and we don’t have to worry about all the preservatives! I used to cook these beans on the stove after soaking them overnight and then boiling them on the stove for several hours. It was so time consuming and I […]

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EASY Instant Pot Chicken Broth: Make Your Own Delicious and Nutritious Chicken Broth!

When we make a whole chicken we always save all the bones and use them to create our own chicken bone broth! Making chicken broth is probably one of the best things that we use the Instant Pot for! This not only saves us sooooo much money, but it tastes so much better as well! The best part of making this in your Instant Pot is that you can put all the ingredients together and […]

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Instant Pot Chicken Recipe: From Whole Raw Chicken To Dinner in 40 Minutes!

We’ve eaten so many more whole chickens saving us so much money since buying our Instant Pot! It used to be such a hassle to make whole chickens, but now it is super-simple and speedy with the Instant Pot. Imagine how convenient it is going from a raw whole chicken to dinner-ready in around 40 minutes… amazing! You can also use the leftover chicken scraps to make your own broth! Check out the video of […]

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Super Simple Homemade 10 Minute Pizza Dough Recipe

I was shocked to find out that making pizza dough could be this simple and end up tasting this incredible! I try to plan ahead for my meals, but too often I find myself searching at the last minute trying to find something to feed our large family. Instead of going out to eat and spending at least $50 for all of us, I can simply make this pizza and it is a huge hit […]

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Yummy Mix and Match Fruit and Veggie Juice Recipe!

Trying to stay healthy can always be quite the challenge. It can also be like pulling teeth to get kids to eat their daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables. Luckily, with these juices, it makes it so much easier! My kids all love these juices and enjoy drinking them with us. Typically, I make a large amount in the morning of whatever fruits and veggies we have on hand and we all drink on […]

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How to Make EASY DIY Blender Waffles and Freeze Them for Busy Mornings

Waffles are always a hit in our family for more than just a breakfast food! Whenever I make these waffles in the blender, I always make extra to freeze so we can have fast breakfasts in the mornings before school. A quick toast in the toaster and you have your own “eggo” waffle! This recipe is super easy to make and very quick with minimal cleanup since you are only using the blender.

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EASY and Delicious Zucchini Bread Recipe

Zucchini bread is one of my favorite things to bake in the summer! Even the pickiest eater in the house (who was reluctant to try it at first since it had “zucchini” in the name) could eat an entire loaf in one sitting if I let her! Lol! This bread is not difficult to make at all and the kids love to help make this! We include cinnamon chips into our recipe instead of chocolate […]

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How to Freeze Green Beans!

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When we start getting more green beans than we know what to do with, we start to prepare some for freezing so we can have a stash built up for the winter time when we do not have a fresh supply coming in. This simple process is how we make it so we always have green beans all year round. Items you will need: Large pan of boiling water Large bowl of ice water Green […]

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Zucchini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

When Dale first mentioned trying zucchini grilled cheese, I thought that he was a little crazy! It definitely did not sound super appetizing to me in the beginning. I decided I would give it a try one day when we were craving grilled cheese sandwiches, but we were out of our homemade bread. This easy lunch recipe was super fast and I was so surprised by how amazing it tasted! We ate it several more […]

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The Instant Pot is on Sale!

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“Why do you need an instant pot?” This was the exact question that I asked my husband about 2 years ago now. I thought it would simply be a fad and a waste of money! I have found that this was a terrific investment that I still use 2 years later at least once a week. We even loved our small one so much we bought a bigger one too!  One of my most favorite […]