Air Fryer Egg Bites

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Air Fryer Egg Bites are a quick, easy and healthy on-the-go breakfast. They are perfect for meal prep and can be made low-carb with your favorite mix-ins.

Air Fryer Egg Bites are one of my favorite breakfasts to meal prep. They are quick, easy, and delicious. They are great to use up any leftovers in your fridge, and they can be very inexpensive. Plus, they can be made low-carb and high-protein!

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Cheesy Potato Casserole (with Fresh Potatoes)

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Cheesy Potato Casserole in Pyrex Pan

Make Cheesy Potato Casserole with fresh potatoes, sour cream, soup, green onions, & lots of cheddar cheese. Bake until golden and bubbly for an easy side.

Cheesy Potato Casserole may also be known as Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes, Cheesy Hash Browns, Funeral Potatoes, Mormon Potatoes, or Au Gratin Potatoes. Whatever you call it, they are a perfect side dish for any holiday like Easter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas.

Growing up, we ate them often for Family dinners on Sunday. If you only eat cheesy potato casserole on holidays, I highly encourage you to make them throughout the year! There’s no reason to deny yourself of this goodness! Seriously, do it!

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Guru’s Cilantro Lime Pesto Chicken Pasta Copycat

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Cilantro Lime Pesto Chicken Pasta

Cilantro lovers will love this copycat Guru’s Cilantro Lime Pesto Chicken Pasta. It’s fresh, zesty, and can be made easily with simple ingredients.

This copycat Guru’s Cilantro Lime Pesto and Chicken Pasta recipe is so fresh and light. Basically, it’s a simple pasta and chicken dish elevated by a fresh cilantro lime pesto. The tart lime juice in the pesto pairs so nicely with the cilantro. Plus, the cilantro lime pesto uses almonds for a simple, easy, and inexpensive sauce. It’s also a great way to use up extra cilantro.

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Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Sausage

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Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Sausage with Lemon and Side Salad

Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Sausage is a quick and easy meal that’s packed with flavor and heat! It’s also gluten-free, dairy-free, and low-carb.

Sometimes, I want something to eat that’s fast and easy and won’t heat up my whole kitchen. Do you ever feel that way? That’s why I love this Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Sausage recipe so much. It can be made in 30 minutes, so it’s perfect for a weeknight meal. Since it’s made in the air fryer, it doesn’t heat up the whole kitchen.

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How to Use your Instant Pot as a Double Boiler

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Glass Pyrex Bowl and Instant Pot Double Boiler

Use your Instant Pot as a Double Boiler to ensure slow, even heating for melting wax or chocolate, or cooking any sauce too delicate for direct heat.

Instead of buying special double boiler pans, make your own with an Instant Pot. Better yet, it’s quick and easy to do. Other than an Instant Pot, you only need a large mixing bowl.

Using an double boiler helps you easily melt chocolate chips or almond bark. (It’s perfect for making Instant Pot Chocolate Candy!) Plus, you can also use it to make delicate sauces and to prepare eggy custards.

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Spicy Creamy Tomato Pasta (Instant Pot)

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Spicy Tomato Cream Pasta on White Plate

Spicy Creamy Tomato Pasta is made in the Instant Pot for a quick and easy weeknight meal that’s also meatless. Only one pot, and no colander needed!

If you love classic spaghetti, you’ll love this elevated Spicy Creamy Tomato Pasta! It’s truly a grown-up version of your favorite dish without much additional work. Plus, it’s made in the Instant Pot for even quicker preparation.

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How to Save Money on Ground Beef

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Ground Beef Saving Money Tricks

Save money on ground beef by buying in bulk, portioning the hamburger into smaller amounts, and freezing for later use. For more savings, buy when it’s on sale!

Most of my money-saving tricks come from my parents. And this idea to save money on ground beef is no exception. While we were growing up, my parents always kept an eye on when meat would go on sale. And when it did, we would stock up and freeze it for later use.

So many people are on a tight budget, and every dollar saved counts! So, if you want to learn how to save money on ground beef too, keep reading on!

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Copycat Panera Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

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Copycat Panera Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

This Copycat Panera Chicken and Wild Rice Soup is packed with aromatic veggies, chicken, wild rice, and lots of spices in a chicken stock based broth. Plus, it’s comforting and wholesome at the same time.

As a foodie, I’m always looking for good food recommendations. So, when my coworker told me one of her all-time favorite soups is Panera Bread’s Chicken and Wild Rice Soup, I paid attention. Sadly, Panera Bread does not have any locations in Utah. So, I tucked away that little tidbit of information.

As fate would have it, I was able to try that soup with that coworker on a business trip. And, you know what? She is right. Panera Chicken and Wild Rice Soup is really good.

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Clean Fingers Laynie’s Top 10 Recipes of 2019

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Here are the top 10 recipes Clean Fingers Laynie’s fans couldn’t wait to click and feast on in 2019. Find your new favorites or rediscover old ones!

When I decided to start the blog, I wanted to share my tried and true recipes with my family and friends. I never imaged how much I would learn or how much work it would be. But, I’ve connected with so many wonderful people who love food as much as I do, and I want to keep inspiring others to cook more at home.

On December 26, 2018, I clicked the purchase button to register my domain. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t very apprehensive and overwhelmed at the thought of maintaining a food blog for the coming year. But I pushed through my fears, and I couldn’t be prouder to say Clean Fingers Laynie is officially 1 year old!

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Chicken Mississippi Pot Roast

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Chicken Mississippi Pot Roast

Combine chicken, ranch dressing mix, au jus mix, butter, and pepperoncini in a slow cooker or Instant Pot for a flavorful and easy Mississippi Pot Roast! Sure to be your new family-favorite dinner!

When I first thought about starting a food blog, there were two recipes I couldn’t get out of my mind. I felt like the whole world needed to know about them! As you can tell, I started a food blog, and I shared the first recipe already: Salsa Verde Chicken. The second recipe is this one for Chicken Mississippi Pot Roast!

If you only make one thing from the blog, I highly recommend either one of these two recipes. Both of these recipes are so great for so many reasons!

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