Healthy Double Chocolate Muffins with Fresh Strawberries

~ Loaded with rich chocolate flavor and bursting with fresh, juicy strawberries! So decadent … yet these Double Chocolate Muffins are also full of whole grains and much lower in fat! Perfect for snacks, breakfast on-the-go, and even a virtuous (yet oh-so-indulgent) dessert! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  Make Ahead  •  … 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

Christmas Salad with Citrus-Champagne Vinaigrette

~ A vibrantly beautiful salad that’s truly fit for a celebration! You can even shape it like a gorgeous Christmas wreath for a showstopping, edible centerpiece! Pretty greens are studded with crunchy pistachios, sweet and tangy pomegranate arils, and juicy oranges. Topped off with a sprinkling of creamy goat cheese … Continue reading

Tomato Basil Soup with Tortellini

~ A 30-minute vegetarian meal that’s hearty and cozy … and simply perfect for busy evenings. Totally packed with flavor and ideal for Meatless Mondays! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  Ready in 30 Minutes or Less  •  Vegetarian  • Yay!! It’s the most magical time of year! I {heart} the holidays! … Continue reading

Cranberry and Goat Cheese Crostini

~ This Cranberry and Goat Cheese Crostini recipe is a delightful, healthy appetizer that takes virtually no time to make (you can even prep it mostly ahead). Serve this piled beautifully on individual toasts, or offer it as a dip with crackers – so versatile! Tart and creamy, these delicious little bites are the ideal way to start any … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Spiced Candied Pecans

~ These Pumpkin Pie Spiced Candied Pecans come together in a snap and are delicious and healthy! Perfect for a quick snack, as an appetizer, and also a thoughtful gift! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  Ready in 30 Minutes or Less  •  Make Ahead  •  Vegan (and Vegetarian)  •  Gluten Free  • You … Continue reading

Apple Monsters – A Nut-Free, Healthy Halloween Treat!

~ Halloween treats can be healthy, too! These silly monster faces will be sure to make your kiddos giggle, and you’ll be thrilled with the nutritious snack they’re begging for during Halloween! Made with nut-free butter, these allergy-friendly Apple Monsters are perfect for class parties, too! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  … Continue reading

No-Bake Apple Pie Cheesecake Pinwheels

~ The perfect quick snack to keep you fueled up and full of energy! Crunchy nut-free butter, smooth reduced-fat cream cheese, and crisp sweet-tart apples … like little no-bake apple pie cheesecakes, all rolled into cute, delicious pinwheels! You’ll be powered up and ready for the adventures ahead! ~ This Recipe … Continue reading

Spinach Spaghetti with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Bonus: With Top Tips for Making Italian Cooking Healthier! ~ This vegetarian pasta recipe packs big, big flavor in a super-quick (less than 30 minutes, start-to-finish) package! From the new cookbook Domestic Chic by culinary star Kristin Sollenne, this Spinach Spaghetti with Sun-Dried Tomatoes is the perfect quick dinner on busy weeknights (served … Continue reading

Hummus Deviled Eggs

~ These Hummus Deviled Eggs combine two all-time favorite appetizers – homestyle deviled eggs and creamy, nutritious hummus – into one amazing little bite! Creamy, tangy and so totally irresistible! They’re the perfect comfort-food appetizer for any picnic or potluck, but are just as terrific as an upscale, passed hors d’oeuvre. Easy to … Continue reading

No-Cook Praline Peach Instant Oatmeal (Overnight Oats Option, Too!)

~ Perfectly delicious with sweet summer peaches, crunchy pecans and the rich notes of caramel-y pralines, this simple recipe for no-cook instant oatmeal is quick and easy – great for busy mornings! Filled with whole grains, protein and fruit, it’ll keep you fueled up all morning! Bonus: you can even … Continue reading

No-Bake Blueberry-Almond Oatmeal Bars with White Chocolate

~ These addictively delicious no-bake oatmeal bars feature crunchy almonds, sweet-tart blueberries and creamy white chocolate. All wrapped up in a nutrient-rich little package that’s super quick and easy to make! They’re satisfyingly decadent enough for dessert, yet nutritious enough for a snack! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  Ready in 30 Minutes or … Continue reading

“Instant” Peanut Butter-Banana Ice Cream (Just 5 Minutes and 5 Ingredients!)

~ This crazy-delicious, luxuriously creamy Peanut Butter-Banana Ice Cream has everything going for it! It’s no-churn and ready in just 5 minutes (tops!). Plus, it’s full of nutritious ingredients and absolutely guilt free! Yet it’s a treat your family will beg you to make – again and again! It’s an all-around … Continue reading

4-Ingredient Fat Free Chocolate Pops (Easy Homemade Fudgesicles)

~ Only four simple, pantry-staple ingredients to make these all-natural, no-fat chocolate ice pops! These decadently rich and creamy homemade fudgesicles will keep you cool all summer long! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  Ready in 30 Minutes or Less (Plus Freezing)  •  Freezable  •  Make Ahead  •  Vegetarian  •  Gluten Free  • … Continue reading

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

~ All the great flavors of buffalo chicken dip, in a satisfying tortellini pasta salad! It’s perfect as a main dish salad, or as a hearty side for picnics, cookouts, tailgating and potlucks, and it’s sure to win raves every time you make it! Plus, it’s easy to prep ahead and can even … Continue reading

Waffle Sundae Bar (for Brunch, Dessert or “Brinner”!)

~ This fun waffle sundae bar is a dessert idea you can feel good about serving! But it’s also a fantastic sleepover breakfast idea, the perfect solution for a make-your-own holiday brunch bar, and (surprise!) a kid-favorite brinner (breakfast-for-dinner!) option. So easy, and great for using up whatever’s in the fridge! ~ This … Continue reading

Cool and Creamy, 5-Minute, No-Cook Blueberry-Almond Oatmeal (With Make-Ahead, Overnight Oats Option, Too!)

~ These blueberry-almond instant (or overnight!) oats are the perfect summer breakfast! Loaded with keep-you-full fiber and protein, they’re incredibly nutritious, decadently delicious! So easy, too – you can stir them together in just moments at the very last minute before serving, or make them the night before so breakfast is ready … Continue reading

Classic Strawberry Banana Smoothie

~ This incredibly simple Strawberry Banana Smoothie recipe is the perfect way to welcome summer! Cool and refreshing, the flavor combination is a true classic! Featuring ingredients you’re sure to have on hand, you can whip one up just about anytime! It’ll definitely become a new favorite! ~ This Recipe Is:   •  Ready in 30 … Continue reading