Day: February 11, 2021

The 25 Best Things to Cook with an Instant Pot or Multicooker

Instant Pots can cook anything. But what are they truly great at? The answer, most of the time, is anything that usually takes a while but that you’d rather not take a while to make. Here are 25 of the absolute best things to cook when you get an Instant Pot or any other multicooker.

Pot Roast

Pot roast holds a place in the pantheon on Instant Pot miracles. Using rather poor quality meat (by the general standard that which we judge meats), the hallowed pot roast is traditionally cooked for a long time and left to turn spindly fat fibers into wonderful, gelatinous, melt in your mouth fat. The Instant Pot does this, and takes a fraction of the time to do it. It’s magic.



There are thousands of recipes for rice scattered across the internet. Instead of starting with those, start with a recipe straight

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15 Sweet and Savory North Indian Plant-Based Recipes

Here is a compilation of some of the most popular recipes traditional to Northern India. Northern India includes the provinces of Punjab and Sindh and the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Gujarat, and West-Central Uttar Pradesh. Traditional Indian food is typically prepared using dairy products. Luckily, these veganized versions are just as creamy, comforting, and flavorful! Try wowing your guests with these authentic recipes at your next dinner party!

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help you get healthy! 

1. Amiri Khaman: North Indian Chickpea Squares

Amiri Khaman: North Indian Chickpea Squares

Source: Amiri Khaman: North Indian Chickpea Squares

These North Indian Chickpea Squares hail from the western state of Gujarat. It’s made from chana dal, also called split chickpeas, flavored with garlic, ginger, and other spices, and absolutely delicious, nutritious, and

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19 Easy Recipes for Valentine’s Day

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your partner, with your pod or by yourself, these recipes will help make the day special without a full day spent in the kitchen. These dishes don’t require tons of ingredients and most of them come together in under an hour.

View our full collection of Valentine’s Day recipes.

Nothing says “I love you” like a grilled cheese sandwich stuffed with melty Gruyère and caramelized onions. This recipe from Ali Slagle has more than 2,000 five-star reviews, so it’s a guaranteed home run. (Tip: Have breath mints handy.)

This easy no-mixer cake from Jerrelle Guy can be made with fresh or frozen strawberries (or any berry, really). Just be sure to defrost frozen berries in the microwave first. Serve it with whipped cream or the best vanilla ice cream you can get your hands on — or both.

Recipe: Strawberry Spoon Cake

This vibrant

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