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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)

A complete meal that's made in one pot and is ready in 30 minutes, healthy, and full of flavor -- this Instant Pot chicken is a weeknight lifesaver!

Southwestern Instant Pot Chicken and Quinoa

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

Front view of spider grilled cheese on black round plate, placed on orange plaid tablecloth.

Spider Halloween Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Sweetened and flavored with carrot juice, this vinaigrette salad dressing is free of added sugars but not short on flavor! It's great on salads with southwestern toppings! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Carrot Vinaigrette Salad Dressing with Chili Powder & Cumin

This healthy chicken piccata isn't breaded or fried, but it still has all the flavor of the original. And it's Whole30 compliant! As a bonus, it's ready in less than 30 minutes using your pressure cooker or Instant Pot!  Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Healthy Chicken Piccata in the Instant Pot (Whole30, GF, DF) – with video

In a rush? This 30 minute One Pot Taco Pasta with Ground Turkey and Black Beans is here to save the day! It's creamy, satisfying, and the pasta cooks in the same pan as everything else! Get the healthy 30 minute recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Taco Pasta – One Pan, Healthy, 30 Minutes – With Video

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!)

This Cornbread Muffin Recipe with Herbs and Cheddar takes your standard corn muffins up a notch thanks to flavorful herbs and rich, sharp cheddar. They're perfect with a bowl of chili!

Cornbread Muffin Recipe with Herbs and Cheddar

These chewy oatmeal raisin cookies are lacy and thin and perfect with your afternoon coffee or tea! Read my tips for freezing - it's great to brighten someone's day! get the cookie recipe on rachelcooks.com!

Whole Wheat Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (freezer tip!)

This peach blueberry crisp can be made with fresh or frozen fruit, making it a perfect dessert all year round! It's perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.  Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.Com!

Peach Blueberry Crisp Recipe

Overhead of Dutch oven containing chicken stew with cornmeal biscuits.

Chicken Stew with Cornmeal Biscuits

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 California Breakfast Wrap is great for breakfast or lunch! The salty bacon, creamy avocado, fresh tomatoes and filling eggs make it a perfect meal! Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

California Breakfast Wrap (Avocado, Egg, Bacon & More!)

Ultra-moist raspberry white chocolate blondies are absolutely irresistible. You won't believe how easy they are to make! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Raspberry White Chocolate Blondies

This pizza with arugula pesto is basically summer on a perfectly grilled pizza. It's sweet, salty, tangy, chewy, crunchy, subtly spicy (thanks, arugula!), and topped with creamy cheese. It's everything you need in your life. Get the easy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Grilled Pizza with Arugula Pesto, Corn, and Ham (VIDEO)

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

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

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

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