HealthyMeals in Minutes


microwave-719329Hello Im a very busy single mother of four, I work full-time, go to school, and I have a small direct sales business, SHIRLIE’S DAUGHTERS.  So I started to research how to feed my family healthy, good tasting meals within the small time frame I have to work with.   So lets check out some recipes and products that will make life easier.


Cajun Red Beans


Total Time: 35 minutes

Serves: 6

Serving Size: 1 cup


  • 16-oz./455 g package dry small red beans
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and quartered
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 green pepper, seeded, cored and quartered
  • 2 celery stalks, quartered
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • 1½ tbsp. Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp. coarse kosher salt


  1. Rinse beans, place in a bowl or base of Microwave Pressure Cooker, cover with water, and soak overnight.
  2. Drain and rinse beans and place in base of Pressure Cooker.
  3. Combine onion, garlic, pepper and celery in base of Power Chef™ System fitted with blade attachment. Cover, pull cord several times to chop and add to Pressure Cooker.
  4. Stir in seasonings and cover to maximum fill line with vegetable broth, should be about 3 cups. Seal and microwave on high power 30 minutes.
  5. Remove from microwave and allow pressure to release naturally until red pressure indicator fully lowers, about 10–15 minutes
  6. Place 2 cups beans in base of Power Chef™ System, fitted with blade attachment. Cover, pull cord several times to process and stir back into beans to thicken mixture.
  7. Serve over rice with hot sauce, if desired.


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