instant pot hawaiian beef stew

instant pot hawaiian beef stew. my hawaiian grandpa’s famous island beef stew, made in the instant pot for extra convenience! this instant pot hawaiian beef stew is total comfort food: a tangy & rich tomato gravy filled with perfectly tender pieces of beef, onions, carrots, & potatoes. served over a bed of sticky rice, this instant pot hawaiian beef stew is the perfect comforting dinner! pin this instant pot hawaiian beef stew recipe for later!!!…

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mini flourless chocolate cake

the easiest mini flourless chocolate cake recipe, made with 5 ingredients. these individual flourless chocolate cakes are amazingly light & fudgy all at once. an impressive & elegant dessert for valentine’s day date nights or galentine’s gatherings! #playswellwithbutter #flourlesschocolatecake #individualflourlesschocolatecake #miniflourlesschocolatecake #easyflourlesschocolatecakerecipe #bestflourlesschocolatecakerecipe #valentinesdaydessert #datenightrecipe #girlsnightrecipe #chocolatedessert

the easiest mini flourless chocolate cake recipe, made with only 5 ingredients. these individual flourless chocolate cakes are amazingly light & fudgy all at once, & perfect served with salted caramel, fresh whipped cream, & raspberries. an impressive & elegant dessert for valentine’s day date nights or galentine’s day gatherings – no one even has to know how easy they were to whip up! pin this mini flourless chocolate cake recipe for later!!! well, would…

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my favorite minestrone

a hearty italian minestrone soup recipe, made with sausage, veggies, beans, kale, & a garlic & herb infused broth. this minestrone soup is comforting, rich, & the perfect cozy recipe to make all winter long. the ultimate minestrone soup! #playswellwithbutter #minestronesoup #heartysouprecipes #heartymeals #souprecipes #comfortfood #comfortfooddinners #soup #italianrecipes #italiansoup

a hearty minestrone soup recipe, made with italian sausage, veggies, beans, kale, & a garlic- & herb-infused broth. you never knew minestrone soup could be so flavorful! this minestrone is comforting, rich, & the perfect cozy recipe to make all winter long. the ultimate minestrone soup! pin this hearty minestrone soup recipe for later!!! well. we did it. we’ve officially survived the polar vortex of 2019. last week was seriously madness, guys. temps here in…

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creamy salsa verde

a classic salsa verde recipe with a twist, this creamy salsa verde is full of bright flavors (from tomatillos, peppers, cilantro, & lime juice), & gets tons of creaminess from avocado. this creamy salsa verde recipe is easy to make, & even easier to eat! say hello to your new favorite game day snack! #playswellwithbutter #salsaverde #easysalsaverderecipe #creamysalsaverde #tomatillosalsa #tomatillorecipes #tomatillosauce #easyveganrecipes #vegansnack #gamedaysnacks #gamedayappetizer #gamedayfood

a classic salsa verde recipe with a twist, this creamy salsa verde is full of bright flavor from tomatillos, peppers, cilantro, & lime juice, & gets its super creaminess from avocado. this creamy salsa verde recipe is easy to make (less than 10 ingredients in less than 30 minutes!), & even easier to snack on. say hello to your new favorite game day snack!!! this post is sponsored by Mission Avocados, whose Emeralds in the…

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roasted veggie vegan taco salad

an easy roasted veggie vegan taco salad recipe! this plant-based taco salad is piled high with roasted cauliflower, sweet potatoes, & chickpeas, plus any other taco toppings you love, & served with a homemade smoky & creamy cashew vegan taco salad dressing that’s so good you’ll want to eat it by the spoonful! the perfect easy meatless monday dinner, or healthy lunch to meal prep for the week. #playswellwithbutter #vegantacosalad #healthytacosalad #vegansalad #veganrecipes #plantbasedrecipes

an easy roasted veggie vegan taco salad recipe! this plant-based taco salad is piled high with roasted cauliflower, sweet potatoes, & chickpeas, plus any other taco toppings you love, & served with a homemade smoky & creamy cashew vegan taco salad dressing that’s so good you’ll want to eat it by the spoonful! the perfect easy meatless monday dinner, or healthy lunch to meal prep for the week. pin this easy roasted veggie vegan taco…

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butternut & black bean vegetarian enchiladas skillet

this vegetarian enchiladas skillet is filled with butternut squash, black beans, corn tortilla strips, & a generous layer of melty cheddar cheese. the best part? these vegetarian enchiladas only take 25 minutes to make. weeknight enchiladas for the win! #playswellwithbutter #vegetarianenchiladas #blackbeanenchiladas #skilletenchiladas #vegetarianrecipes #vegetarianrecipesforbeginners #vegetarianenchiladas #easyvegetarianenchiladas #butternutsquash #enchiladas #skilletmeals #easyskilletrecipe

an easy vegetarian enchiladas skillet, filled with butternut squash, black beans, corn tortilla strips, & a generous layer of melty cheddar cheese. the best part? these vegetarian enchiladas only take 25 minutes to make. weeknight enchiladas for the win! this post is sponsored by GRIZZLY, whose american-made cast iron skillets i’m obsessed with! all thoughts & opinions are my own. thank you, as always, for visiting plays well with butter & supporting the brands that…

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mediterranean lamb meatballs meal prep bowls

the easiest juicy & tender baked lamb meatballs, made with panko breadcrumbs, lemon, parsley, oregano & cumin, served on top of a seriously healthy meal prep bowl with lemony Greek roasted potatoes, greens, feta, olives, & homemade Romesco sauce. an easy & satisfying meal prep recipe for lunches all week long! #playswellwithbutter #lambmeatballs #bakedlambmeatballs #greeklambmeatballs #groundlamb #mealpreprecipes #mealpreprecipesfortheweek #mediterraneandiet #healthybowlsrecipe

the easiest juicy & tender baked lamb meatballs, made with panko breadcrumbs, lemon, parsley, oregano & cumin, served on top of a seriously healthy meal prep bowl with lemony Greek roasted potatoes, greens, feta, olives, & homemade Romesco sauce. an easy & satisfying meal prep recipe for lunches all week long! this post is sponsored by the American Lamb Board. all thoughts & opinions are my own. thank you, as always, for visiting plays well…

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salad month is here!!!

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hellllllooooo, 2019!!! i’m so freakin’ pumped to finally share with you something i’ve been planning for what feels like FOREVER at this point: january is salad month!!! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 if you’re anything like me, the past month has been filled with an abundance of holiday cheer…in the form of cookies, cocktails, & cheese. which, i’ll be honest, is one of my favorite parts of the holiday season. (i’ve never ever met a christmas cookie i didn’t…

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bejeweled holiday marinated goat cheese

bejeweled holiday marinated goat cheese. easy & beautiful appetizer for any holiday party, this bejeweled holiday marinated goat cheese is always a total show stopper. dried fruits (apricots, golden raisins, figs, cranberries) marinated with fresh herbs & pine nuts, then served over a generous portion of goat cheese. this marinated goat cheese recipe only takes 10 minutes to prep & is always a hit! #playswellwithbutter #marinatedgoatcheese #cheeseball #holidayappetizers #crowdpleaserappetizer

bejeweled holiday marinated goat cheese. an easy & beautiful appetizer for any holiday party, this bejeweled holiday marinated goat cheese is always a total show stopper. dried fruits (apricots, golden raisins, figs, cranberries) get marinated with fresh herbs & pine nuts, then served over a generous portion of goat cheese. this marinated goat cheese recipe only takes 10 minutes to prep & is always a hit! pin this bejeweled holiday marinated goat cheese recipe for…

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maple mustard roasted brussels sprouts with pancetta, pine nuts & parmesan

maple mustard roasted brussels sprouts with pancetta, parmesan & pine nuts! brussels sprouts tossed in a simple sauce made of maple syrup & two kinds of mustard with pancetta (italian bacon!) & roast til they’re perfectly caramelly & crispy. served with pine nuts & parmesan, these maple roasted brussels sprouts are perfect for a holiday dinner & easy enough for weeknight dinners! #playswellwithbutter #roastedbrusselssprouts #roastedbrusselssproutswithbacon #easysidedish #thanksgivingsidedish

maple mustard roasted brussels sprouts with pancetta, pine nuts & parmesan! the perfect roasted brussels sprouts recipe! brussels sprouts get tossed in a simple sauce made of maple syrup & two kinds of mustard with pancetta (italian bacon!) & roast til they’re perfectly caramelly & crispy. served with pine nuts & some parmesan cheese, these maple mustard roasted brussels sprouts are perfect for a holiday dinner, like thanksgiving or christmas, but easy enough for weeknight…

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