Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Stalks

~ These Parmesan Roasted Broccoli Stalks disappear in a flash! They’re a terrific little snack, and also a perfect dinner side dish recipe. With just a couple of ingredients, they’re quick and easy, and they deliciously utilize a part of the vegetable that’s often otherwise discarded. Bonus: you get some … Continue reading

Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower Pasta with Parmesan, Lemon and Garlic

~ Oven-roasted cauliflower and broccoli make this easy pasta recipe deeply flavorful. Parmesan cheese, garlic and bright lemon juice are all you really need to round out the salty-umami-tangy symphony of tastes. It’s deceptively simple … just a few ingredients that add up to surprisingly big, big flavors! Plus, with … Continue reading

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

No-Bake Gingerbread Date Balls

~ Gingerbread Date Balls are easy little no-bake treats that take just minutes to make … and will disappear even faster! Filled with yummy, holiday gingerbread flavor, they’re indulgent enough to nibble for dessert or add to festive cookie trays, yet nutritious enough for snacking, too! No guilt in these little indulgences! Bonus: … 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

Granola Crunch Apple-Peanut Butter Sandwich Wraps

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

~ 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

Grilled Zucchini Flatbread with Goat Cheese and Rosemary

~ 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! ~ This Recipe … Continue reading

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

+ 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

Mediterranean Deviled Egg Recipe with Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

~ 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

~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! ~ This … 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

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

~ 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! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  Ready in 30 Minutes or Less (Plus Freezing)  •  Freezable  •  Make Ahead … Continue reading

Chocolate-Strawberry Muffin Ice Cream Sandwiches

~ 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

Hungry Hippos (Fun Sandwich Recipe for Kids)

~ This sandwich recipe has it all goin’ on! Use it as a fun edible art project … or as a special little lunch box surprise! Choose basic peanut butter and jelly … or venture into our other creative filling ideas (even lots of nut-free options). Best part of all? These hippos are just … 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

Naturally Sweetened Pot o’ Gold Applesauce

~ This Naturally Sweetened Pot o’ Gold Applesauce is such a fun St. Patrick’s Day snack! It’s quick and easy – and so healthy, too! With natural sweetness from a surprising (golden!) mix-in, your kids will love the luck-o-the-Irish twist, and you’ll love all the great nutrition! ~ This Recipe … Continue reading