Roast Beef in the Instant Pot, Slow Cooker or Oven

A plate of roast beef, vegetables and mashed potatoes

A hearty serving of tender roast beef with a healthy side of slow-cooked vegetables served over a creamy bed of mashed potatoes is my idea of the perfect comfort food meal. Roast beef is what Sunday dinner dreams are made of, and it has always been a meal that makes me think of my family table growing up. Most people don’t think of roast beef when they think of healthy eating, but it really can be! This recipe is 399 calories per serving (and is complimented excellently by my lighter mashed red potatoes) and is only 9 net carbs per serving. I have included the instructions to make this roast beef in either the instant pot (quick and easy!), slow cooker (set it and forget it!) or in the oven (easy and old school!). I hope you get a chance to enjoy this delicious recipe around the table with your family!

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Instant Pot Carnitas – Flavorful, Easy and Delicious!

Instant Pot Carnitas

A few years ago, when Instant Pots were all the rage, I gave in and bought one, and then I stuck it in my pantry and kind of forgot about it. To be honest, I was kind of scared of the thing (and I kind of still am). As time has passed, I have gotten pretty comfortable with my Instant Pot, and I have come to understand what is so wonderful about it. These Instant Pot Carnitas are so very easy to make, ultra flavorful and delicious and so much easier and faster to make than the traditional version.

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Slow Cooker Au Gratin Potatoes – Easy & Delicious!

Slow Cooker Au Gratin Potatoes

One of the hardest things about hosting a holiday gathering, is managing your oven space. I feel like I am always trying to plan everything out just right to make sure that I will be able to fit everything in the oven and have it ready on time, and there is always that one guest who arrives with something that they need to stick in the oven. I dream of having double ovens one day, but I don’t have them now, so I have had to get creative with my holiday meal planning. These Slow Cooker Au Gratin Potatoes cook completely in the slow cooker, so oven space is freed, and you can set it and forget it. It’s always nice to have one less thing to worry about!

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Slow Cooker Lemon Cream Chicken

During the week, my life is so crazy. Well, really it is crazy all of the time with four kids, but it is even crazier on weeknights. I am always on the lookout for a great slow cooker meal. I love being able to throw the ingredients in earlier in the day, and have a meal ready to go at dinner time. This slow cooker lemon cream chicken is just right for this time of year. The sauce is so flavorful and not too heavy. This could be great with a side salad or some veggies is you are being health conscious, or it would be amazing over a bed of rice or pasta as well.

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Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef – Easy, Flavorful and Low Carb!

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef

April has just begun and it is already completely crazy in our house. We have a sport or other activity almost every single night, and to avoid eating out constantly, I am trying to plan easy meals that we can come home to. I try to incorporate my slow cooker into my meal planning as much as I can when things get crazy, because I love being able to come home to a delicious meal all ready to go. This Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef is honestly so easy, so flavorful and can be enjoyed in so many ways. It also has the added bonus of being low-cal and low-carb!

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