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Instant Pot Black Bean Soup

This hearty, comforting Instant Pot Black Bean Soup tastes like it’s simmered for hours. But the layers of rich flavor develop quickly and easily in your pressure cooker! Perfect for weeknight dinners on busy evenings or cozy, effortless weekend meals … and it even freezes beautifully so you can make it ahead, too. (with Vegan/Vegetarian options)

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Oven Roasted Vegetables Medley

This gorgeous, colorful mixture of Oven Roasted Vegetables has plenty of choices to satisfy everyone at the table. So simple to make, but bursting with flavor. The perfect side dish for practically any meal, any time of year!

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Blistered Shishito Peppers Recipe

Blistered Shishito Peppers are a headliner on restaurant appetizer menus these days, but they’re actually super easy to make at home! You basically need 1 ingredient and about 10 minutes – that’s it! Always a splashy, attention-grabbing appetizer … and great as a side dish, too.

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How to Cook Corn on the Cob on the Grill

Grilling corn is easy … and the results are so delicious! We’ve got tips for different methods, plus ideas for what to do with your corn (besides just serving it as “typical” corn on the cob)!

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Tomato and Onion Salad with Peppers

~ This super EASY Tomato and Onion Salad gets an extra boost of flavor from vibrant, crunchy peppers. It’s a signature summer recipe from one of the very best cooks I’ve ever known – my Oma! And, it only takes 5 minutes to make! ~

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Chia Pudding Recipes

~ These chia pudding recipes will definitely inspire you with their creative flavors … so many unique ideas! And of course, they’re all nutritious and easy to make ahead for busy days. Perfect meal prep solutions for power breakfasts, energizing snacks, or decadent (but guilt-free) desserts! ~