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Picadillo is the most requested dish by my kids and it's so easy to make. We love it served over brown rice (or cauliflower rice) with this quick cabbage slaw or a salad on the side.

Instant Pot Picadillo

Pulled pork is not just for sandwiches, it's wonderful in this hearty sauce which is perfect over pasta, spaghetti squash or spiralized noodles.

Italian Pulled Pork Ragu (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, Stove)

Chicken Enchilada Soup has everything you love about chicken enchiladas... in one big bowl of soup!

Chicken Enchilada Soup (Slow Cooker and Instant Pot)

This delicious, hearty Navy Bean, Bacon and Spinach Soup is inexpensive and easy to make, plus leftovers are even better the next day!

Navy Bean, Bacon and Spinach Soup (Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker or Stove Top)

Make meat sauce AND Spaghetti Squash at the same time with this delicious one-pot meal ready in under thirty minutes (if using a pressure cooker)!

One-Pot Spaghetti Squash and Meat Sauce (Pressure Cooker and Slow Cooker)

Instant Pot Chicken Stew with corn (pollo guisado) is one of my favorite comfort foods. It's a simple dish, but my whole family loves it. I make it at least 2 times a month! 

Instant Pot Chicken Stew with Corn (Pollo Guisado con Maiz)

These beefy meatballs are cooked in a mushroom gravy and lightened up by using half ground turkey and half lean ground beef.

Salisbury Steak Meatballs (Instant Pot, Stove Top, Slow Cooker)

If you like cumin and spicy food, then you'll love Barbacoa Beef. Spicy shredded beef braised in a blend of chipotle adobo, cumin, cloves, garlic and oregano.

Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef (Pressure Cooker)

These skinless chicken drumsticks sweet and sticky, and so delicious! Cooked in a skillet with honey, soy sauce, garlic and ginger until the chicken is tender and the sauce thickens. You won't miss the skin!

Honey Teriyaki Drumsticks (Skillet or Instant Pot)

Easy Braised Chicken Drumsticks in Tomatillo Sauce – An easy Mexican-inspired chicken dish made with just a few ingredients!

Easy Braised Chicken Drumsticks in Tomatillo Sauce (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker or Stove Top)

My family DEVOURED this delicious bowl of soup made with ground beef, tomatoes, and tiny pasta. It's warm and comforting, like a great big hug on a cold winter day. Kid-friendly, freezer-friendly!

Beef, Tomato and Acini di Pepe Soup (Instant Pot, SC + Stove)

This is the EASIEST Instant Pot recipe EVER! Just TWO ingredients: salsa and chicken plus some spices makes a delicious juicy chicken that can be used in tacos, over rice, salads and more!

Instant Pot (Pressure Cooker) Easy Salsa Shredded Chicken

Delicious Mexican pork made in the Instant Pot (pressure cooker) for tacos, burrito bowls, taco salads and more (also great with cilantro lime rice)!

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas (Mexican Pulled Pork)

Chicken and lentil soup made in the Instant Pot (pressure cooker) – a healthy, nourishing meal that will fill you up and make plenty of servings so you can have leftovers for lunch or freeze the rest!

Chicken and Lentil Soup (Instant Pot)

On a cold rainy night, there's nothing like warming up to a bowl of hearty beef stew made with winter squash, Marsala wine and fresh herbs.

Beef and Kabocha Squash Stew (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot)

Tender-crisp veggie noodles make a wonderful low-carb pasta replacement in this delicious, Latin inspired Chipotle Chicken Zucchini "fideo" soup combined with bright fresh cilantro, creamy avocado and some crumbled queso fresco on top.

Chipotle Chicken Zucchini “Fideo” Soup (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot)

It's snowing in New York – perfect soup day! And black bean soup with smoked turkey is a hearty, filling, fiber-rich soup. The kind of soup that sticks to your bones on a cold day like today.

Pressure Cooker Smoked Turkey Black Bean Soup

This Pressure Cooker Pozole (Pork and Hominy Stew) is made with pork, hominy and spices, it's so comforting, especially on a cold winter night. Leftovers taste even better the next day, perfect to pack for lunch.

Pressure Cooker Pozole (Pork and Hominy Stew)

A delicious twist on traditional chili – shredded chicken, beans and BBQ sauce are simmered in one big pot which has just a touch of sweetness that makes this meal Seriously Delish!

BBQ Chicken Chili

Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup made with cabbage, potatoes, bell peppers and aromatics simmered on the stove with corned beef create this wonderful one pot meal – a fun twist on a Classic Irish dish!

Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup

Beef Barley Soup – A comforting hearty bowl of soup made with carrots, celery, onions, lean beef and pearl barley.

Beef Barley Soup

All the flavors you love from buffalo wings without all the added fat. Making shredded buffalo chicken in the slow cooker or Instant Pot is super easy!

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps (Slow Cooker, Instant Pot)

Chicken a la Criolla, a simple yet flavorful Latin dish made with stewed boneless skinless chicken thighs bell peppers, onions, garlic, tomatoes, olives, cilantro and spices. Slow cooker or Instant Pot directions provided.

Chicken a la Criolla (Crock Pot or Instant Pot)

Carne Guisada or Latin Beef Stew – Chunks of beef are simmered in beer with scallions, garlic, tomatoes, cumin and cilantro. Sometimes I make it with just the meat, sometimes I add yucca or potatoes. Serve this over rice with a little aji picante and you'll have a delicious comfort dish, Latin style!

Carne Guisada (Latin Beef Stew)

For the meat and potato lover, this hearty quinoa soup is for you. A nourishing one pot meal, typically served with aji and avocado on the side.

Beef, Potato and Quinoa Soup

Beans are high in complex carbohydrates, protein and dietary fiber, low in fat, calories and completely cholesterol-free. Eating as little as a half a cup of beans a day can be beneficial in reaching your dietary needs. These beans were a hit with my family, all that was leftover was this little bit shown here over rice, topped with aji verde sauce.

White Northern Beans with Aji Verde Sauce

This is a delicious black bean recipe from my Brazilian/Argentinian cousin, Katia. She makes the best black beans, the recipe handed down to her from her father, another great cook. Black beans are loaded with fiber. Try this over white rice with chimichurri sauce, for wonderful fusion of flavors from Argentina and Brazil.

Brazilian Black Beans