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Instant Pot Pulled Pork and Apples (With a Crock Pot Option)

Instant Pot Pulled Pork and Apples is easy to prepare and results in the most mouth-watering shredded pork. This simple recipe is versatile and amazing for sharing with friends and family. Recipe includes instructions for pressure cooker and Crock Pot.

Did I ever tell you the story about my obsession with shredded meat? It’s a short one. I’m obsessed. 

Chicken, beef, pork…if it’s tender, saucy and pulled, I am in.

I’ve posted many recipes for pulled pork in the past…some with BBQ sauce, some in the crock pot, some in the Instant Pot, a couple carnitas-style recipes…no matter how you shred it, pulled pork is always an epic crowd-pleaser.

For this rendition, we’re making pulled pork in the Instant Pot with apples and apple cider. If you’ve never tried the combination of pork and apples, I assure it, it is magnificent…there’s a reason why it’s a thing. 

Instant Pot Pulled Pork and Apples - the quickest, easiest recipe for pulled pork

This recipe couldn’t be any easier to make. The end result is a perfectly tender, sweet and savory dish that has FALL written all over it. 

Use it for sandwiches, tacos, bowls, or serve it straight-up with roasted or sauteed vegetables for a low-carb dinner.

Let’s get to it!

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Best Steak Marinade

The best steak marinade (or Tri Tip marinade)! This easy, flavorful marinade recipe can be used on any type of animal protein for any cooking method! Marinate steak, chicken, pork, or even seafood in advance for amazing dinners throughout the week!

Ribeye, tri-tip, sirloin steak, round roast? Whatever your favorite cut of beef, this easy steak marinade recipe will knock your socks off!

While a great cut of beef only really needs some sea salt and pepper, it can be fun to flavor it up with an amazing marinade. 

Truly, this may be the only steak marinade you’ll ever need! You can tweak it depending on what you already have on hand and your desired level of sweet, spice, umami flavors and/or your love for herbs and garlic.

Let’s dive in!

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52 Healthy Grilling Recipes

52 healthy grilling recipes from around the web! From side dishes to main entrees and dessert, these mouth-watering recipes are timeless for all your barbecues!
 
52 Clean and Healthy Grilling Recipes with gluten-free, paleo, keto, whole30, low-carb options
 
 
Do you ever window shop the inter web? I do! See what’s here, see what’s there…dabble in this and that without committing to really…anything?
 
I do this all the time. For me recently, it’s been patio furniture, breakfast tables and beautiful grilling recipes.
 
While I cook and shoot food regularly, I absolutely love seeing what other creators come up with.
 
What you see here is a collection of delicious healthy grilling recipes that can be made any time of year. Once the weather begins heating up, I crave fresh-off-the-grill food. 
 
The good news is, if you’ve been window shopping for some BBQ, I have collected some of the internet’s finest. From side dishes like the perfect grilled potatoes and squash to ribs, fish, chicken, pork, and even fruit, it’s all right here!
 
I have broken the recipes out by protein type, including Fish & Seafood, Lamb, Poultry, Beef, Vegetarian, etc so that you can go to the appropriate section depending on what you’re looking for.
 
Plus, there are plenty of options that fall under the gluten-free, paleo, keto, whole30 or low-carb category, and all are marvelous for any type of eater. So basically, this may just be the only post you need all grilling season long!
 
Let me know what you make!
 

52 Amazing Healthy Grilling Recipes:

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Carnitas Enchiladas

If you are a.) obsessed with enchiladas or shredded pork, b.) love all-things Mexican food, or c.) can get on board with any sort of cheesy casserole-like situation, WELL ..

You’re going to go bonkers over these carnitas enchiladas.

First and foremost, they are crazy easy to make. You simply whip out a batch of Instant Pot Carnitas or Crock Pot Carnitas, then have yourself an enchilada making party.

I use homemade enchilada sauce and gluten-free tortillas for these enchiladas, but you can use store-bought sauce and/or regular flour tortillas.

The way I see it, these enchiladas are perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo, serving guests or the whole family, and/or meal prep.

Let’s dive into this meaty melty cheese delight!

What Type of Pork to Use:

I use boneless pork roasts to make carnitas, but you can also use bone-in.

4 pounds of pork roast will yield between 8 and 10 enchiladas (depending on how big you want your enchiladas), so you can plan the size roast you buy according to how many enchiladas you want to make.

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Carnitas and Chorizo Tacos

Incredibly flavorful carnitas tacos with chorizo! These simple and delicious tacos are a unique change-up to your typical carnitas, yet are oh-so easy to make. Just when you thought carnitas tacos couldn’t possibly get any better, we’re throwing chorizo in the mix. I know…mind: blown, taste buds: melting, soul: uplifted. I know, I know, we’ve …

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Maple Balsamic Pork Chops with Blueberry Olive Tapenade

An easy pork chops recipe marinated in maple syrup and balsamic vinegar, and topped with blueberry olive tapenade. A quick and simple dinner recipe for any night of the week! This post is sponsored by California Olive Committee. A couple weeks ago, I took a trip to St. Helena, California to learn about California Ripe …

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Crock Pot Pulled Pork and Apples

Tender, flavorful crock pot pulled pork and apples made easily in your slow cooker. Only a few ingredients are needed to prepare this cozy fall meal meal. This winter, I have been surviving – nay, thriving – off of crock pot meals. Aside from the ease-of-preparation and the eventual comforting result, one of my favorite parts …

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