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Make-Ahead & Meal Prep

Image of crockpot glazed carrots in a white slow cooker, with a wooden spoon. Parsley is sprinkled on top.

Crockpot Carrots with Cinnamon Glaze

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Refrigerator Dill Pickles – Quick and Easy

image of bright and colorful mango slaw, the perfect slaw for fish tacos, in a white bowl with a black spoon. Garnished with a lime.

Mango Slaw – perfect slaw for fish tacos

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Ice Cream Terrine with Roasted Strawberries

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Chicken Caprese Quinoa Bake

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Crock Pot Baked Beans

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Catalina Dressing Recipe

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Homemade French Onion Dip Recipe – Healthy | with VIDEO

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Homemade Onion Soup Mix Recipe – with video

Balsamic Reduction is a simple sauce that can elevate a dish to the next level, and it's so easy to make at home! It only takes one ingredient and just a little time to create this sweet, tangy, syrupy sauce. 

Balsamic Reduction – How to Make Balsamic Glaze | with video

cilantro lime instant pot quinoa

Instant Pot Quinoa | Plain and Cilantro Lime Recipes

This broccoli tabbouleh with lentils is the perfect lunch! You can make it ahead, it's super filling, and so good for you. It's a fun gluten-free and it has all the flavor of tabbouleh that you know and love. It will become an instant favorite!

Broccoli Tabbouleh Bowl with Lentils

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Instant Pot Baked Potatoes – Easy and Perfect Every Time!

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Chocolate Chip Granola with Strawberries

Learning how to cook spaghetti squash can be a daunting task initially, but with these three easy methods, you'll be an expert in no time at all! Get the low-down on RachelCooks.com!

How To Cook Spaghetti Squash – 5 Methods & Complete Guide – with VIDEO

This Instant Pot Shredded Chicken is going to become a meal prepping essential! I cover four different variations, each made with only two ingredients! You'll love this chicken on salads, tacos, burrito bowls, and in soup! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken – 2 Ingredients, 4 Variations

This egg white frittata is loaded with the great flavors of green chiles, scallions, cheese, and spinach. It's a healthy vegetarian start to your day and it's packed with protein! Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Egg White Frittata with Green Chiles and Spinach – Healthy & Vegetarian

Full of warm spices, these Chai French Toast Skewers are a fun take on French toast that can even be made ahead! They're a must-make for your next brunch! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Chai French Toast Skewers – can be made ahead!

Once you learn how to make croutons, you'll never ever go back to buying store bought croutons! Homemade croutons are unbelievably easy to make and taste so much better than the dry kind you buy from the store.

How to Make Croutons – the best ever! (with video)

This gingerbread butter recipe will transform any pancake, waffle, or slice of toast into a festive holiday treat! And it's SO easy to make! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com

Gingerbread Butter Recipe – Perfect for the Holidays!

Roasted whole carrots not only offer a stunningly gorgeous presentation, but also come with the bonus that you don't need to chop anything! Get the easy method on RachelCooks.com!

How to Make Roasted Whole Carrots – Easy Method

With no boiling or draining of the potatoes required, these brown butter slow cooker mashed potatoes are going to become a quick favorite -- especially on those days when you want to free up oven space!  Get the easy slow cooker recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Brown Butter Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Creamy and sweet, these vanilla bean mashed sweet potatoes taste like dessert! They're so easy to make and will become a quick favorite! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Vanilla Bean Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes might be your new favorite way to make sweet potatoes. They're ready in about 30 minutes (including pressure release!) and they come out silky smooth every time. Get the method on RachelCooks.com!

Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes – Perfect Every Time!