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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!

You'll never miss the meat in these flavorful fall vegetarian tacos made with delicata squash and black beans. Topped with pickled red onions, avocado, and queso fresco, you'll be coming back for more and more! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Vegetarian Tacos with Delicata Squash and Black Beans

Learn how to cook delicata squash with this easy roasting method! Spoiler alert: No peeling necessary!  Get the easy method on RachelCooks.com!

How to Cook Delicata Squash: Easy Roasting Method – with video

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

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

Warm yourself from the inside out with this easy pumpkin curry soup. You'll love how quick and easy it is to make - you'll be making it time and time again! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Pumpkin Curry Soup (20 minute recipe!)

These Greek Cucumber Noodle Bowls with Turkey Meatballs are a fun and filling healthy lunch. Healthy eating doesn't have to be boring! Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

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

These Greek Meatballs are healthy and gluten-free, making them perfect for meal prep, but they're also great for parties. Pair them with some tzatziki sauce and you're good to go! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Greek Meatballs – healthy & gluten-free

This Grilled Shrimp Salad with Garlic Parmesan Italian Vinaigrette is summer perfection. With all the colors, it's literally a taste of the rainbow. You'll be full and satisfied without feeling like you need a nap when you're done eating this! Get the easy salad recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Garlic Parmesan Italian Vinaigrette

This polenta stack recipe is the perfect combination of rustic simplicity and effortless impressiveness. Ready in less than 20 minutes, it will become a go-to recipe in your kitchen! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Rustic Polenta Stack Recipe

I love to throw a pizza quesadilla on the grill for the kids when I'm grilling other things, but this pizza quesadilla makes a great quick lunch too! Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Pizza Quesadilla on the Grill – Pepperoni and Cheese

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!

Learning how to pickle red onions is SO easy - it only takes five minutes! You'll love having a jar in your fridge for tacos, avocado toast, and more! Get the EASY method on RachelCooks.com!

Pickled Red Onions – Easy, Quick, 5 minutes hands on! | with video

Breakfast Cheesecake! That's right, cheesecake for breakfast. Cottage cheese and Greek yogurt in place of cream cheese - but you'll hardly be able to tell the difference! You'll love the swirl of cinnamon. Get the healthy breakfast recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Breakfast Cheesecake – Cinnamon Swirl

This Moroccan Carrot Noodle Salad with Chickpeas, Feta and Walnuts is flavorful, full of nutrients, and hearty enough to be a full meal! You're going to love this one! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Moroccan Carrot Noodle Salad with Chickpeas and Walnuts

Zucchini Rice Casserole (Brown Rice!)

These vegetable cream cheese roll ups are full of crisp vegetables, flavorful herbs, and smooth cream cheese. They make a great lunch or snack thanks to extra protein in the wrap! Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Vegetable Cream Cheese Roll Ups (Extra Protein!)

Instant Pot Boiled Eggs – Pressure Cooker Recipe

This Salmon and Asparagus Sheet Pan Dinner with Potatoes is the easiest dinner thanks to a delicious shortcut! Even if you're intimidated by cooking fish, you can handle this recipe! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Salmon and Asparagus Sheet Pan Dinner with Potatoes

The easiest Coconut Custard Pie recipe -- if I can do it so can you! No prebaking the crust required! This pie recipe will immediately become a favorite! Get the easy pie recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Coconut Custard Pie – Easy Recipe!

Whole Wheat Applesauce Bread with Walnuts is a hearty and healthy bread - great for breakfast or snacking! The recipe makes two loaves and freezes great! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Whole Wheat Applesauce Bread with Walnuts – with video

Whole Roasted Cauliflower aka the BEST cauliflower ever. Smothered with a creamy dijon sauce, you're never going to look at cauliflower the same. Get the vegetable recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Creamy Dijon Sauce

Crackers are so easy to make at home! You will love the sweet and savory flavor of this gluten-free cracker recipe, and it's great for kids too! You can even have them help roll out the crackers. Get the gluten-free snack recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Gluten-Free Cracker Recipe – Sweet Potato and Rosemary