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This spring orzo salad is full of bright and fresh flavors that will make you happy from the very first bite! Crisp asparagus, spicy arugula, and flavorful pine nuts are all dressed in a springy basil lemon vinaigrette. It's a huge hit every time! Make it for your next party, you won't regret it!

Spring Orzo Salad with Arugula, Asparagus, Pine Nuts

cilantro lime instant pot quinoa

Instant Pot Quinoa | Plain and Cilantro Lime Recipes

This creamy Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing is the perfect dressing if you love ranch but are looking for something new. It's cheesy with a little spice and it's lightened up with Greek yogurt and buttermilk. You're going to love it!

Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing – Healthy and Easy!

no-bake mini cheesecake photo with raspberries and lemon

Pink Lemonade No-Bake Mini Cheesecakes

Chocolate Chip Granola Image with Strawberries and Spoon

Chocolate Chip Granola with Strawberries

These easy vegetarian cauliflower tacos are full of flavor and protein! Even meat-lovers are going to flip over these fun tacos. Whether it's for Meatless Monday or a full-on vegetarian lifestyle, you're going to love these! They're also easy to make vegan. Make them tonight! 

Cauliflower Tacos with Chickpeas – Vegetarian

Sheet pan fajitas are great for busy weeknights and also great for bigger crowds! You'll love this hands-off approach to fajitas! Get the recipe on rachelcooks.com!

Sheet Pan Fajitas – Easy Recipe for Chicken Fajitas! | with video

Lemon Salmon with Dill is going to be a weeknight lifesaver. It's ready in less than 30 minutes, it's healthy, flavorful and so ridiculously easy to make. You're going to end up making it once a week! Get the great salmon recipe on RachelCooks.com

Lemon Salmon with Dill – easiest recipe!

chocolate tart topped with fresh berries

Chocolate Tart Recipe – NO BAKE – 4 Ingredients! (with video)

Instant Pot Chili is healthy, adaptable and easy to make. Read all my tips to make it your perfect chili recipe - spicy, mild, vegetarian, Whole30, Paleo, not Paleo, whatever you like, I tell you how to make it happen in this recipe! Get the easy pressure cooker recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Instant Pot Chili – Paleo and Whole30 Compliant – with video

These Shrimp Tacos are a refreshing taste of the tropics thanks the zesty avocado, mango and pineapple salsa. They're easy to make and are a hit for any party or taco night. The extra salsa is amazing on chips or sprinkled on a salad!

Shrimp Tacos with Avocado, Mango and Pineapple Salsa

Mango Avocado Salsa is the perfect topping to any taco or salad, and it's irresistible piled up on a chip! You'll love the creamy avocado, sweet mango, and tart pineapple in every bite! Get the easy salsa recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Mango Avocado Salsa with Pineapple Recipe

Easy to make and fun to eat, these cream cheese spritz cookies are a Christmas classic that will make a fantastic addition to any cookie platter. Get the fun recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Cream Cheese Spritz Cookies for Christmas

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!

Perfect for both gift giving and parties, this bourbon caramel sauce will become an instant favorite of anyone who tries it! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Bourbon Caramel Sauce Recipe

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

Boasting the flavors and colors of Christmas, this Christmas salad recipe will be a welcome healthy addition to any holiday menu! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Christmas Salad Recipe with Pomegranate and Pecans

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

This Roasted Brussels Sprouts recipe isn't like every other - the addition of a bit of nutty Asiago cheese sets it apart from the rest! Get the easy roasted vegetable recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe with Asiago

Great any day as a complete meal, or as a Thanksgiving side, this Instant Pot Farro Stuffing with Sausage and Sweet Potatoes is flavorful, warm and filling. - Get the easy pressure cooker recipe on RachelCooks.com

Instant Pot Farro Stuffing with Sausage and Sweet 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!

The chili powder and cumin coating on these oven roasted sweet potatoes makes them absolutely perfect in burrito bowls, on tacos, or on their own! They're great with eggs at breakfast, too. Get the simple recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes – Southwestern Style