Rachel Cooks®

Make-Ahead & Meal Prep

image of homemade french onion dip surrounded by chips

Homemade French Onion Dip Recipe – Healthy | with VIDEO

Photo of Onion Soup Mix in a bowl with a green spoon

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

image of baked potato cut in half with sour cream and chives

Instant Pot Baked Potatoes – Easy and Perfect Every Time!

Chocolate Chip Granola Image with Strawberries and Spoon

Chocolate Chip Granola with Strawberries

Ring of spaghetti squash, strands being pulled out with a fork.

How To Cook Spaghetti Squash – 5 EASY Methods

Small red bowl containing shredded chicken garnished with sliced green onions.

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

French toast skewers sprinkled with powdered sugar, with maple syrup on the side

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!

Can you think of a better way to start your day than with a decadent chocolate muffin with ribbons of cream cheese running through it? These chocolate cream cheese muffins make for happy, happy mornings! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Chocolate Cream Cheese Muffins (50% Whole Wheat)

Partial image of sheet pan containing roasted sweet potatoes

Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes – Southwestern Style

Salad in white bowl topped with greek meatballs and tzatziki.

Greek Cucumber Noodle Bowls with Turkey Meatballs (Gluten-Free)

Partial overhead of several meatballs on white plate, along with small orange bowl containing dip.

Greek Meatballs – healthy & gluten-free

Switch up your pesto game with this arugula pesto. It's great on pasta, pizza, and so much more!  Get the pesto recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Arugula Pesto Recipe – Nut Free

Fresh and flavorful, this bruschetta orzo pasta salad is going to be a summertime favorite! Bonus: No mayo or yogurt so it's great for warm-weather picnics. Get the easy summer pasta salad recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad – with Video

Spinach Balls are great hot out of the oven but are also great as they cool to room temperature, making them a perfect appetizer! Always a huge hit! Get the healthier version of this appetizer recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Spinach Balls Appetizer Recipe – WHOLE WHEAT!