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Chocolate Muffin
Looking for a healthy alternative to carb-heavy desserts? Then this recipe is perfect for you! These muffins are not only mouthwatering; they are nutritious, as well. Made with wholesome ingredients, like banana (which provides fiber, vitamins, and minerals) and peanut butter (which provides healthy...
Slow Roasted Pork Loin in dutch oven with lime and avocado in front of the picture
A large roast can seem a bit intimidating to some. But, with a little patience and an easy spice rub, it is simple to prepare and cook; plus, leftovers freeze beautifully. Best of all? You can cook it in a slow cooker or oven, and the leftovers can be used to create new meals later in the week. This...
Recipe photo for fruity and creamy no-cook oatmeal. White bowls and light grey background. Almonds and fruit in smaller bowls.
Try this fast and easy recipe in the spring and summer months. No cooking required!
Spiral pasta with feta cheese and cucumbers and tomatoes
A Refreshing and filling summer meal that is perfect for summer lunches on the patio. Its colorful medley of vegetables and tangy lemon garlic dressing will appeal to even the pickiest eaters.
Greek Chicken Pasta Salad
A refreshing and filling summer meal that is perfect for summer lunches on the patio. Its colorful medley of vegetables and tangy lemon garlic dressing will appeal to even the pickiest eaters.
Canned beans help transform this pasta salad into an easy lunch recipe. It also features spinach, which benefits eye health, reduces oxidative stress, may help prevent cancer, and reduce blood pressure levels. This salad also boasts plenty of muscle building protein; just one serving of great...
Greens and Beans Soup Recipe Photo. White bowl with orange/red soup, chickpeas, a silver spoon, and a sprig of cilantro. Bowl and background are white.
The spice combination of paprika, cumin, cinnamon, ginger, and thyme provide an aromatic blend of scents and can introduce the entire family to new flavors. These spices can also be used as rubs for meats or sprinkled on roasted vegetables. Chickpeas (or garbanzo beans) are a rich source of vitamins...
Hard boiled eggs cut in half in white bowl
A classic breakfast food, side dish, or protein source for your lunch.
Hashbrown N' Peppers Casserole in a white baking dish, on a wooden counter.
Breakfast or supper is easy with this make-ahead casserole sure to satisfy hungry tummies.
hidden veggie mac and cheese - macaroni and cheese
This Hidden Veggie Mac and Cheese recipe is a great way to boost the nutrition of one of America’s favorite comfort foods...macaroni and cheese! Cauliflower is an excellent source of nutrients, containing almost every vitamin and mineral that your body needs. Adding vegetables, like cauliflower, to...
Holiday Brunch Cups in a cupcake-style baking pan. Food is yellow and orange, and background is grey granite.
These make-ahead brunch cups are perfect to serve hungry holiday houseguests and also offer busy families a convenient breakfast option on weekday mornings. When you are making these perfectly portioned breakfast treats, boil some spaghetti noodles and toss the leftover filling with the pasta for a...
Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe Photo. Image of mixed spices in a white bowl.
Use this homemade taco seasoning and avoid artificial ingredients that may be included in a store bought blend. No added wheat, gluten, or sugar.
Honduran Enchiladas Recipe Photo. Cheese, greens, tomatoes and beef top two corn tostadas. Plate and background and plate are white.
Unlike the enchiladas you may be used to, Honduran enchiladas are made in the style of a tostada. They have layers of different flavors and textures, making them a delicious snack or main meal. The mouth-watering base of meat and vegetables can be enjoyed as a filling for tacos, burritos, or to top...
Hummingbird Cupcakes with cream cheese frosting - light dusting of cinnamon and pecan halves
Hummingbird cake is a popular, Southern recipe that uses pineapple, cream cheese, and pecans. While delicious, the classic recipe is very high in sugar and fat. In this recipe we have made a few ingredient substitutions that uphold the original flavor and texture of the cake but eliminate some of...
Italian Spaghetti Squash
Never heard of spaghetti squash? This healthy vegetable is member of the squash family. It is full of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that will help support a healthy immune system. This recipe is a lower carb way for Italian food lovers to eat to enjoy these classic flavors! The...
Lemon Asparagus Salad with feta - photo by Girl Interrupted Eating Blogger from UK
Salad doesn't need to be all-about-lettuce! This salad uses a base of asparagus, and can have many toppings, including a tangy mustard dressing.
Photo of a lentil sloppy joe sandwich, with lettuce, on a cutting board.
Lentils are the base of this kid-friendly favorite. Lentils are a great source of plant-based protein and are also rich in iron. Iron is a part of hemoglobin in red blood cells, and it helps to transport oxygen to our body tissues. Having enough iron is important to ensure you have the energy to...
Lentil Stew
There’s just something about these cold winter days that make us crave soups and stews. Try this lentil stew that’s packed with veggies and fiber! It cooks in one soup pot and makes a generous 8 servings. Serve it with some crusty bread – try whole wheat bread for some extra fiber!
Lentil tacos on a plate, background of image is blurred.
Lentil tacos? Maybe you're already a vegetarian? Or maybe you don't want to spend $4/lb. for ground beef? You'll never know the meat is missing in these incredibly flavorful and filling tacos! Packed with protein and healthy fats (avocado & olive oil), you'll love the freshness of this simple dish...
Plantains are a fruit (that look like a large banana) and are a staple in South and Central American, African, and Caribbean cooking. Unlike a banana, though, plantains cannot be eaten raw; they must be cooked. Mangú, or mashed plantain, is one of the most well-known dishes from the Dominican...
White bowl full of mashed rutabaga, on top of a grey napkin, next to a white spoon.
This underappreciated root vegetable can be roasted, sautéed, boiled, and mashed. It is also packed with fiber, vitamins E and C, and a good source of potassium and phosphorus. Try it as a quick side dish and an interesting alternative to mashed potatoes.
Microwave Breakfast Scramble Recipe Photo. White plate with scrambled eggs on it. Peppers and ham are mixed in with the eggs.
These budget-friendly egg scrambles are the affordable version of what you might find at the market. Simply gather and chop your ingredients, layer them in your ceramic mugs (or glass containers), and store them in your fridge until you're ready to eat. These scrambles will keep in the fridge up to...
Mocha Pie
Chocolate lovers, rejoice! This creamy, silky-smooth chocolate pie comes together quickly and is great to make ahead during the busy holiday season. It is guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser.