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Quick and Easy Tomato Carrot Marinara Sauce (Instant Pot Pressure Cooker)

This 5-ingredient made-from-scratch tomato carrot marinara sauce comes together almost as fast you can boil pasta water. A carrot in the mix elevates this marinara above and beyond ordinary tomato sauce. No supermarket bottled tomato sauce even comes close–homemade marinara sauce for the win!

farfalle pasta with sauce in dish

Using ingredients a cook typically keeps on hand–onions, carrots, canned diced tomatoes and a sprinkling or dried basil and oregano–this is an easy recipe to add to your kitchen repertoire.

Take advantage of the speedy pressure cooker and your tomato sauce with the surprise ingredient will be not only easy, but quick too!

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Creamy Vegan Key Lime Avocado Pie

Here’s a healthier melt-in-your-mouth version of the sweet-tart American dessert, key lime pie. On top, instead of softly whipped cream or sweet meringue, this vegan key lime avocado pie flaunts a wreath of bright green kiwis. It’s a delicious and wholesome food play on the original.

overhead shot of Key Lime Avocado Pie with pieces out and slice on plate in background

Kiwi and key–the sound-alike words kept tickling my brain–how can I make a healthier and vegan key lime pie with kiwi fruit? This tart key lime pie with bright green kiwifruit, this green on green pie, is just what I imagined!

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Instant Pot Farro and Hearty Greens Soup [vegan]

This savory farro and hearty greens soup is a delicious cold weather favorite at our house. When the thermometer drops into freezing temps, it’s time for something rich and nutritious with substance in every slurp. Brrrrr to Yummm! Try this soup–you’ll love it as much as we do.

Farro and Hearty Greens Soup

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

Cinnamon spice and everything nice. Sift together these 6 fragrant seasonings and you’ll be set to whip up your favorite pumpkin recipes! Freshly made homemade pumpkin spice mix is happening!  

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spices in cute jar

When the autumn leaves start to change colors, even before cooler weather, in August, pumpkin and pumpkin spice go front and center. People go pumpkin crazy–everywhere you turn, it’s pumpkin spiced something.

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Greens and Potato Soup with Pintos and Hominy

Tender pinto beans, toothsome hominy corn, golden potatoes and a tangle of leafy greens, this hearty greens and potato soup is comfort food at its best. With just the right accent of green chile and cumin, it becomes a wonderfully fragrant and bountiful meal!

Vegetarian Greens and Potato Soup in bowl with green napkin

In cooler weather, our evening meal is often a bowl of hearty soup paired with a big tossed green salad. Blessed soup and salad—dinner’s savior.

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with Hominy and Pinto Beans!

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