Easy Instant Pot Healthy Gourmet Chicken Madeira
This easy, healthy Chicken Madeira made in the Instant Pot is a warm comfort dish with pieces of tender chicken, luscious mushrooms, and fresh asparagus topped with a bit of parmesan and mozzarella cheese. Serve it over rice or zucchini noodles for a lower carb option.
Why did I make over Chicken Madeira into a healthier dish?
One of my loyal readers, Irene, asked me to make over this recipe. To tell you the truth, I hadn't actually made Chicken Madeira before this request. I have ...
Healthy Instant Pot Chicken Soup with Homemade Noodles
Why Homemade Noodles?
I love to put homemade noodles in chicken noodle soup. They remind me of my childhood. My grandmother made the best homemade egg noodles. As a young girl, I remember sitting on the kitchen stool in her tiny kitchen with avocado green appliances watching my Granny roll out the dough, cut the noodles with her big knife (the one pictured below), then carefully shake them out. They were cooked in the broth she had made from baking a roast earlier in the day. She ...
Quick and Easy Healthy Cilantro Pork Pot-Instant Pot/Slow Cooker
A healthy meal that everyone loves!
This is one of my favorite and go-to recipes when I need an easy and quick meal. Years ago when I published my 9th cookbook, Entertaining with Amy, I created this Quick and Easy Cilantro Pork Pot recipe for times when you needed an easy meal for your family that everyone likes. Basically you dumped all the ingredients in the crock pot and cooked it for 6-8 hours. However times have changed a bit, so I updated the recipe using my Instant Pot and now I ...
Homemade Fresh Roasted Tomato Jalapeño Soup-Instant Pot and Stove Versions
Freezing and can't get warm? Try my Homemade Fresh Roasted Tomato Jalapeño Soup! It's a great healthy way to warm up your insides on a cold day. Made with fresh and canned tomatoes. Add a dollop of my Jalapeño Cream on top and pair with my Jalapeño Cheddar Bacon Scones. The perfect warm up trio!
How did this Tomato Jalapeño Soup idea come about?
The idea for this soup hit me one fall afternoon as I was trying to harvest the last of my tomatoes, jalapenos, cayenne peppers from my ...
Healthy Instant Pot Beef Bone Broth Recipe
My research on how to make Instant Pot Beef Bone Broth
Although I have been making broth for years on the stove, I recently decided I wanted to be able to do it quicker using the Instant Pot. I decided to do some research first so I could create for you the best Instant Pot beef bone broth recipe possible. However, after researching a ton of various recipes, my head was spinning from all of the different information out there.
For some bone broth recipes, you throw it ...
How to Use the Instant Pot – I’m Scared to Death and Need Help!
So you bought an Instant Pot! Or did someone give one to you and you have no idea how to use it? Or are you just scared to death to use it? I've had so many people tell me that they are scared to even try it as well as a ton of questions about how to use the Instant Pot lately. Never fear, Amy is here! I will teach you how to use the Instant Pot and will be adding more tips and tricks over time. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started.
Getting Started Using Your Instant Pot
If you ...
Instant Pot Homemade Tomato Sauce- No Peeling, Coring or Seeding!
Want to make an easy Instant Pot Homemade Tomato Sauce with fresh tomatoes?
While I love my Quick and Easy Roasted Cherry Tomato Sauce, I also enjoy making a sauce that takes longer with fresh plum tomatoes such as San Marzano tomatoes. Normally I'll simmer it for hours on the stove after having spent a lot of time peeling, coring and seeding the tomatoes first. After buying a 15 pound box of San Marzanos recently (because I didn't grow enough), I decided this was the year to figure out ...
Easy Instant Pot Gourmet Chicken Cordon Bleu
How did this Easy Instant Pot Gourmet Chicken Cordon Bleu come about?
Last week I was in the mood for Chicken Cordon Bleu. I was thinking I might try and make a comfort type dish in my Instant Pot. I had my own Chicken Cordon Bleu recipe in mind to make over but I decided to check out the internet for inspiration and found one that sounded pretty good. In fact the recipe I found was rated high and one person said her family loved it so much - she made it twice in one week! Score!
Instant Pot Bourbon Butternut Chicken
Looking for some comfort food?
This is it! Delicious Instant Pot Bourbon Butternut Chicken. Creamy, salty, slightly spicy with a little sweet - perfection in your mouth! Interestingly enough Bourbon Chicken was created in New Orleans by a Chinese chef on Bourbon Street. There seems to be some discrepancy as to whether bourbon was an ingredient in the chicken or if it was named after Bourbon Street.
When creating this dish, I decided to add butternut squash to the dish. Not only does it ...
Delicious and Moist Instant Pot Chicken for Sandwiches, Salads, Etc.
I'm really a lover of chicken thighs because they are so moist. I've been eating them for years. However, when Weight Watchers changed to the Freestyle program this past December and chicken breasts became free points, I decided I needed to figure out how to to love chicken breasts. I think I've done it with these Delicious and Moist Instant Pot Chicken.
Why brine the chicken first?
By brining the chicken breasts (or thighs) first, (preferably overnight), then cooking them in the Instant ...