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Sides & Vegetables

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Crockpot Carrots with Cinnamon Glaze

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Refrigerator Dill Pickles – Quick and Easy

Image of vibrant green beans in a black cast iron skillet, sprinkled with garlic, onion, and bacon. Lemon wedges are used for garnish.

Green Beans with Bacon, Garlic, and Onion

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Crock Pot Baked Beans

Instant Pot Brown Rice is easy to make and comes out perfectly every time! No more guessing games when it comes to making rice!

Instant Pot Brown Rice Recipe

Fragrant, flavorful rosemary roasted potatoes are the perfect side dish for nearly any meal. They're great at breakfast too! 

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes – Crispy and Delicious!

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Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole (gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free)

These brown sugar glazed carrots with bourbon could be mistaken as candy, they're so irresistible! Great for Thanksgiving or any other meal! 

Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots with Bourbon – with video

Crispy, flavorful, and irresistible, these garlic roasted potatoes are perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They're going to become a staple in your life! 

Garlic Roasted Potatoes with Paprika

This roasted acorn squash is served with a spiced yogurt sauce that you're going to find absolutely irresistible! It's a great way to switch up things from plain ol' acorn squash!

Roasted Acorn Squash with Spiced Yogurt Sauce

Simple yet flavorful, this spaghetti squash with Parmesan and herbs is a perfect side dish or a great base for a topping such as marinara sauce. 

Spaghetti Squash with Parmesan and Herbs

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Sautéed Mushrooms with Garlic Butter

Instant Pot Jasmine Rice is fluffy, perfect, and so easy to make. You don't need a rice cooker to have the most delicious, perfectly cooked rice for your next stir fry dinner! 

Instant Pot Jasmine Rice Recipe

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

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Instant Pot Baked Potatoes – Easy and Perfect Every Time!

Learning how to cook spaghetti squash can be a daunting task initially, but with these three easy methods, you'll be an expert in no time at all! Get the low-down on RachelCooks.com!

How To Cook Spaghetti Squash – 5 Methods & Complete Guide – with VIDEO

These Sweet Potato Wedges with Chinese Five Spice will become your new favorite way to eat sweet potatoes. They're easy to make (baked, not fried!) and they're completely irresistible...you won't be able to stop eating them! Get the Paleo Recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Sweet Potato Wedges with Chinese Five Spice

Roasted Cauliflower with Chili Powder is absolutely perfect on its own but it's also an ideal addition to salads and burrito bowls. You might even find yourself reaching for the chili powder every time you roast cauliflower! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Roasted Cauliflower with Chili Powder Recipe

When you bite into crispy Roasted Parmesan Broccoli you'll feel like you're eating a treat, not something packed with healthy nutrients! It's going to become a fast favorite. Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Roasted Parmesan Broccoli Recipe – Easy!

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

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