Cherry-Chocolate Zucchini Bread

~ This decadent Chocolate Zucchini Bread recipe features luscious, sweet-tart cherries and a double layer of rich, deep chocolate flavors. Dense, luxuriously moist, and studded with chocolate chips, it’s truly a chocolate lover’s dream! For quicker baking, this is a perfect zucchini muffin recipe, too! And it freezes beautifully – make a double … Continue reading

Microwave Spaghetti Squash with Sage-Browned Butter and Toasted Walnuts

~ 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

13 All-Time Best Healthy Vegetarian Meals

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

6 All-Time Best Healthy Side Dish and Vegetable Recipes

Very Best Healthy Recipes Series: Part 6 ~ Vegetable recipes and side dishes? They’re often the last thing you think about when you’re planning a meal, right?!? Not with these droolworthy ideas! These 6 deliciously easy recipes are off-the-charts popular – definitely the superstars of any meal! ~ What do you think of first when you’re … Continue reading

Rainbow Veggie Kabobs

~ Veggies and dip? An absolute must-have at every party and summer picnic! But these easy Rainbow Veggie Kabobs are so much more fun than a plain-old veggie tray! Just like your fave fruit kabobs … but with garden-fresh veggies! A great summer project for the kiddos, too – they’ll scarf … Continue reading

Easy Kale and Quinoa Tabouli Salad

~ Just a few simple ingredients yield bold, bright flavors in this Easy Kale and Quinoa Tabouli Salad! With the addition of super-nutritious kale and the swap of protein-packed, gluten-free quinoa instead of the traditional bulgur wheat, this delicious spin on tabouli salad has all the flavors and textures you love, … Continue reading

Shamrock Veggie Skewers

~ These easy Shamrock Veggie Skewers are a perfect St. Patrick’s Day appetizer for parties, and a fun, healthy after-school snack! Plus, if you happen to catch a leprechaun (lucky you!), you’ll know just what to feed him! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  Ready in 30 Minutes or Less  •  Make … Continue reading

Cheesy Oven-Baked Pizza Fries

~ Mmmmmmm … Pizza Fries … without the guilt! These baked french fries are so easy to make, and always a total hit! They’re loaded with awesome, cheesy pizza flavor! Bonus: because they’re baked (and you’re gonna pile ’em high with lots of veggies), they’re healthy, too! ~ This Recipe Is (depending on … Continue reading

53 Best Thanksgiving Recipes (All the Side Dish Recipes You’ll Ever Need!)

When it comes to a perfect Thanksgiving dinner, we love a big, delicious feast as much as the next guy (or, well, the next gal …)But we love two other things even more:1) Spending time with our families, and2) Having no regrets after that big, delicious meal!Are you with us … Continue reading

Beyond Green Smoothies: Take the Spinach Challenge

~ Spinach is a great way to amp up nutrition for the entire family! We’re taking you way, way beyond the ever-popular green smoothie! Here are easy ideas for adding this versatile superfood into the meals you’re already making! ~ Green smoothies are all the rage on blogs and Pinterest – … Continue reading

Roasted Green Beans with Balsamic-Browned Butter

~ Your family will be licking the plate! Yes – it’s that good! This recipe for Roasted Green Beans with Balsamic-Browned Butter maximizes big flavors from roasting the beans, and from just a tiny bit of indulgently delicious browned butter. Perfect when you’ve got a bumper crop of summer beans, and … Continue reading

Four-Ingredient Grilled Corn Salad with Nonfat Chili-Lime Dressing

~ Smoky-sweet grilled summer corn is balanced by tangy lime juice and a pleasant, tingling heat from cayenne pepper. No added fat and so easy to make ahead! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  Ready in 30 Minutes or Less  •  Make Ahead  •  Vegan (and Vegetarian)  •  Gluten Free  • The … Continue reading

No-Cook Fresh Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad

This Recipe Is:   •  Ready in 30 Minutes or Less  •  Vegan (and Vegetarian)  •  Gluten Free  • Candy-sweet, fresh summer corn. Bright, perfectly ripe tomatoes. Mmmmm … and buttery, melt-in-your-mouth avocados. So simple, yet bursting with so much flavor. Kinda like poetry for your mouth. (But good poetry – not some of that weird … Continue reading