Microwave Spaghetti Squash with Sage-Browned Butter and Toasted Walnuts

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~ This fantastic recipe for Microwave Spaghetti Squash is easy enough for weeknights, but impressive enough for Thanksgiving dinner and holiday suppers! With a great microwave technique that cuts down on cooking time, and only 5 simple ingredients (plus those freebies, salt and pepper), this easy side dish recipe is a total … Continue reading

Indian-Spiced Turkey Chili

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~ Our Indian-Spiced Turkey Chili recipe will rock your world – and it just might be the most unique chili recipe you’ve ever tasted! It’s got all the traditional, savory flavors of onions and garlic, simmered with meat and peppers in a rich, tomato-based sauce. But then it takes one deliciously wonderful step … Continue reading

Granola Crunch Apple-Peanut Butter Sandwich Wraps

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aka: Apple-Dapple Crunch Wrap Supremes ~ These crunchy Peanut Butter Sandwich Wraps come together in just moments and are completely adaptable – no need to measure exact amounts! Perfect for on-the-go meals and make-ahead lunches, they’re full of nutrient-rich fruits, whole grains and lots of protein. Change up your PB&J routine … Continue reading

5-Minute Savory Pumpkin Hummus with Fresh Sage

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~ This delicious Pumpkin Hummus has just 5 ingredients and is ready in 5 minutes flat! Filled with the comforting, savory flavors of pumpkin and sage, it’s an ideal Halloween snack, Thanksgiving appetizer, or holiday hors d’oeuvre. It can even be made ahead! Perfect for parties … and for quick snacking … Continue reading

11 All-Time Best Healthy, Easy Chicken Recipes

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Very Best Healthy Recipes Series: Part 9 ~ Easy chicken recipes are a must-have for every busy cook. And hey there, busy cook – today’s your lucky day! We’ve gathered some of the all-time most popular healthy, easy chicken recipes other food bloggers have ever posted. These recipes are all total winners – so … Continue reading

4-Ingredient Chicken and Biscuits Homemade Dog Treats

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~ These simple Homemade Dog Treats are the doggy version of that classic comfort food, chicken and biscuits! They’re also the perfect way to use up leftover chicken that might otherwise go to waste. With just 4 ingredients, they’re ultra quick and easy, and they store beautifully in the freezer for weeks! … Continue reading

Grilled Zucchini Flatbread with Goat Cheese and Rosemary

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~ Such incredible flavor from a few simple ingredients! This Grilled Zucchini Flatbread recipe is perfect served as an (impressive!) appetizer, or combined with a salad for a satisfying vegetarian meal! It’s also a brilliant way to use up that bounty of late-summer zucchini and summer squash! ~ * (Our … Continue reading

Crunchy Granola Snack Bites + The Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival

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+ My Epic Showdown with a Parade Balloon ~ These energy balls are filled with protein and whole grains to keep you full and power you through whatever the day might hold! Our Crunchy Granola Snack Bites are easy no-bakes that freeze beautifully for busy days. They’re crunchy, chewy and … Continue reading

11 All-Time Best Healthy Chili and Soup Recipes

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Very Best Healthy Recipes Series: Part 8 ~ These delicious, cozy chili and soup recipes are perfect for dinner as the weather turns cooler! Full of big flavors and nourishing ingredients, these all-time most popular recipes prove that comfort food can be healthy, too! So get comfy … and dig right in! ~ You guys … Continue reading

Mediterranean Deviled Egg Recipe with Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

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~ This incredibly easy Mediterranean-inspired deviled egg recipe features creamy roasted red pepper hummus, and just the right flavor-elevating combination of pepper strips, basil, green onions and paprika. Fast enough to serve at last-minute picnics and tailgates, yet stunning enough to headline a black-tie event. They’re protein-packed and delicious … and they can even be made ahead! … Continue reading

Banana Split Grilled Dessert Nachos

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~These Banana Split Dessert Nachos capture all the beloved flavors of a classic banana split … in a super-fun grilled dessert! Crispy, sweetened “nacho chips,” caramelized fruit, and a delicious strawberry sauce. Even better with a little scoop of ice cream! Quick, easy, decadent … and surprisingly nutritious, too! ~ * … Continue reading

13 All-Time Best Healthy Vegetarian Meals

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Very Best Healthy Recipes Series: Part 7 ~ These wildly popular vegetarian meals are perfect for Meatless Monday … or any day! Easy vegetarian recipes that’ll even keep meat-lovers happy – perfect for the whole family! ~ It’s easy to be veg-inspired this time of year, isn’t it? Veggie power reigns in … Continue reading

Our Favorite Rotisserie Chicken Recipes

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~ Rotisserie chicken is such an easy shortcut when time is tight! It effortlessly transforms into an endless array of delicious, healthy recipes … that come together in a snap! These are some of our very favorite recipes that start with a rotisserie chicken … and end with a scrumptious meal your … Continue reading

2-Ingredient Frozen Dog Treat Recipe (That Uses Up Leftover Chicken!)

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~ This super-easy Frozen Dog Treat recipe has just 2 simple ingredients dogs love – a total snap to make! Bonus: it’s the perfect way to use up leftover chicken! ~ They don’t call ’em “The Dog Days of Summer” for nothin’! It’s been hot, hot, hot here in normally temperate Ohio … Continue reading

Frozen Grapes on a Stick (Easiest-Ever Grape Popsicles)

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~ Frozen grapes are deliciously transformed into perfectly simple, amazingly refreshing popsicles. So easy to make! These frozen grape pops are absolutely the post-workout snack I crave – daydream about! – all summer long! ~ Once upon a time, I had no idea that frozen grapes were such a thing. I just knew … Continue reading

Chocolate-Strawberry Muffin Ice Cream Sandwiches

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~ Take deliciously healthy breakfast muffins … add a little ice cream … and you’ve got an easy, decadent dessert! Muffin ice cream sandwiches! Bursting with fresh strawberries and double chocolate, they’re sweet, satisfying and summery! Yep – bake just one batch of muffins, and you’ve got two recipes in one … … Continue reading

Our Favorite Summer Recipes for Kids … Fun Cooking Activities for Even the Littlest Chefs!

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~ These recipes for kids are the perfect springboard to hours of summer fun … and deliciously nutritious eating! Whether your kiddos are little and still need lots of help in the kitchen, or they’re teens who can handle most of the cooking themselves, you’ll all enjoy these yummy, easy, adorable ideas! … Continue reading