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Recipes by Occasion

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

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

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

Cute, festive, and just a little creepy, this spider halloween grilled cheese sandwich will have your kids giggling and grinning. Get the fun recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Spider Halloween Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Made in one bowl, this healthy pumpkin chocolate chip bread is moist and decadent but full of whole grains and natural sweetness. Get the healthy pumpkin bread recipe on rachelcooks.com!

Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe

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

You haven't had a homemade strawberry milkshake until you make one with fresh basil. This combination is going to blow your mind! Get the fun milkshake recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Homemade Strawberry Milkshake with Fresh Basil

A deli classic, made easier on the waistline! You'll love this healthy broccoli salad, it's an absolute crowd pleaser at any barbecue. And don't worry, it still has bacon! Get the easy salad recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Healthy Broccoli Salad Recipe – with Video

A mash-up of a vanilla milkshake and a mojito, this mojito milkshake is absolute summer perfection! You'll love the flavors of a mojito in a decadent summer treat. Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Mojito Milkshake Recipe – Summer Perfection – 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!

Whipped feta with lemon and dill is the perfect summer spread! Classy and sophisticated with the bright flavors of lemon, it's perfect spread on a crisp slice of French bread! Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Whipped Feta with Lemon and Dill

Zucchini Rice Casserole (Brown Rice!)