Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are the ultimate comfort food. It’s warm, creamy and delicious. Whether this is your typical carb or a special exception for a holiday (Thanksgiving) it’s a great side dish. This Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes recipe is an easy addition to your menu.

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Instant Pot Candy Bar Cheescake

Happy Halloween. We don’t get a lot of trick or treaters for Halloween. So, there always leftover candy in addition to what the littles bring home. To put that candy to good use I started adding it to cookies. This year it’s and Instant Pot Candy Bar Cheesecake and it’s delicious. Continue reading “Instant Pot Candy Bar Cheescake”

Instant Pot Portuguese Kale and Sausage Soup

I’ve been working on a bunch of healthy comfort food recipes lately. Everyone has been asking for healthy comfort food recipes. And since it’s soup season, I figured this Instant Pot Portuguese Kale and Sausage Soup would be a comfort food recipe everyone would love. If you’ve been looking for an easy, budget friendly dish, healthy comfort food recipe, this is it. Continue reading “Instant Pot Portuguese Kale and Sausage Soup”

Instant Pot Misir Wat (Ethiopian Spicy Red Lentils)

We love Ethiopian food and when hubby said he was going to start working out I knew I needed to incorporate more high fiber low calorie food into our weekly meal plan. But you know me, I’m all about comfort food so it had to be a dish that really hit the spot. This Instant Pot Misir Wat (Ethiopian Spicy Red Lentils) does exactly that. Continue reading “Instant Pot Misir Wat (Ethiopian Spicy Red Lentils)”

Crispy Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

There’s a part of me (my stomach) that was extremely excited about our trip to California. From watching food shows Cali seemed to be the epi center of Mexican food, outside of Mexico. And one dish that was on the top of my list to have out in Cali were carnitasThis Crispy Instant Pot Pork Carnitas recipe was inspired by our trip to Cali. Continue reading “Crispy Instant Pot Pork Carnitas”

Southern Style Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings

The rain outside provided the perfect excuse for some serious comfort food. My son loves chicken soup, so on this rainy day I made him one of my favorite chicken soup from childhood Chicken and Dumplings. What better than a warm delicious soup on a cold rainy day. This Southern Style Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings really hits the spot. Continue reading “Southern Style Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings”

Instant Pot Beefaroni

Today I’m sharing my favorite childhood dish, beefaroni. Yeah, I know. It’s nothing fancy but it’s what I loved to eat as a child. This Instant Pot Beefaroni recipe comes after years of trying to get it just right. And now it’s perfect. Continue reading “Instant Pot Beefaroni”

Instant Pot Arroz con Pollo (Chicken with Rice)

I love a soul warming chicken and rice dish (probably because I’m a carbaholic). And from a very young age, I loved Arroz con Pollo. Anytime I make it, it reminds me of my childhood. It’s like nothing but happiness on a plate. A nice moist chicken can be difficult but this Instant Pot Arroz con Pollo (Chicken with Rice) is not.

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Instant Pot Ropa Vieja

I’ve always had an affinity for Cuban food. I guess that’s what happens when you live on the lower East side of New York. My love for Cuban food has only increased when I became friendly with Manny, the owner of the restaurant Mi Gente. I typically make this dish in the slow cooker but flank steak just calls for the pressure cooker. Instant Pot Ropa Vieja is on the menu. Continue reading “Instant Pot Ropa Vieja”