Sometimes it’s hard to say goodbye. Unless you have something bright and shiny and new to say hello to. And if it makes delicious food, then in my book, my welcome mat is always ready. We recently welcomed a new addition to the family and gave a fond farewell to one of our trusty summertimecontinue to the recipe... about Grilled Pork Chops with Spicy Balsamic Grilled Peaches
Easy Jambalaya Pasta combines Andouille sausage, shrimp, peppers, celery, onions and garlic in a Cajun tomato sauce over pasta. This mouthwatering dish comes together very quickly and easily. Hubby and I just love Cajun food.
These festive cupcakes are sure to be the star of your Fourth of July menu. I divided the batter from regular cupcakes into portions and used food coloring to make red, white and blue treats. Our kids loved helping prepare them. —Jodi Rugg, Aurora, Illinois Skip links
Spread the loveOur Low Carb Green Bean CasseroleWith Thanksgiving right around the corner and the star of the show (Turkey) already the most keto-friendly food we could ask for, side dishes become an important quest. If you showed up to your family Thanksgiving and the only thing served was Turkey you would be upset. Additionally, …
These Paleo Whole30 Chicken Tenders are easy and packed with flavor! A healthy version of a classic favorite- made gluten, dairy, grain free, and low carb. Chicken tenders were probably my favorite food growing up.
This healthy copycat recipe of the comfort food classic trades beans for some of the meat to bump up fiber by 7 grams. We also cut back on the sugar and ketchup in this Sloppy Joe recipe makeover to save you 12 grams of added sugar.
In this vegetarian tikka masala recipe, we combine crisp tofu pieces and vegetables in a spiced tomato sauce to make a healthy and flavorful dish. If you like spicy food, increase the amount of crushed red pepper. Serve with steamed brown rice for a healthier take on a classic takeout dish.
This frothy frosty beverage is positively delicious for breakfast, a mid-afternoon snack or an after-dinner dessert. It's also a great quick treat to serve with a plate of cookies when friends come to call during the holidays. To make the ice cream topping easier to drizzle, put it in a squeeze bottle, take the cap off and microwave for a few seconds. —Carol Mann, Summerfield, Florida Skip links
These Roasted Cauliflower and Black Bean Tacos are topped with a zesty tahini-cumin-lime crema, they’re naturally gluten-free and vegan, and muy delicioso. One of the random questions I love asking our expat friends here in Barcelona is where they go when they’re craving some comfort food from home. Everyone’s eyes always light up when you ask — …
Thai Chicken Coconut Curry – An EASY one-skillet curry that’s ready in 20 minutes and is layered with so many fabulous flavors!! Low-cal, low-carb, and HEALTHY but tastes like comfort food!! A few months ago I made Sweet Potato and Chickpea Coconut Curry and since then have fallen in love with all things Thai curry. This is … [LINK]
Khichadi (pronounced kich-ah-ree) is an Indian comfort food that features rice and lentils. This recipe also calls for a variety of spices that will fill your kitchen with a wonderful aroma! This hearty dish is not short on ingredients, so please see Notes below for time-saving variations. 3.5.3208 Print Kichadi (Indian rice and lentils) Prep time: ...Read More »
Baked Teriyaki Chicken and Rice – Chicken, rice, pineapple, and red peppers cook together in ONE pan for an EASY weeknight dinner that tastes like you’re in Hawaii!! The homemade teriyaki sauce adds so much INCREDIBLE flavor!! After a recent trip to Hawaii and eating both lots of Asian food and pineapple, I wanted to … [LINK]
Red Beans and Rice is a comfort food and a favorite in our house! We cook this all in one pot and while we have the rice going in the rice cooker. This is a meal you can have on the table in less than 15 minutes. I don't often freezer cook, but red beans and rice is a great example of a meal that you could freezer prep and get it made even faster. When I get peppers and onions in our produce co-op basket, I automatically come home and slice and freeze them. When a recipe calls for them,
Oven Fried Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast is a family favorite, making comfort food easy and healthier! This Baked Parmesan Chicken tastes fried but is actually our favorite baked chicken breast recipe!
These sweet peanut butter bars are perfect for breakfast, dessert or anytime as a quick snack. You can add raisins instead of chocolate chips if you prefer. —Helen Velichko, Kansas City, Missouri Skip links
"This candy is one of those must-make treats my family requests at Christmas," says Carol Gillespie of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. "The buttery toffee, rich chocolate and crunchy nuts are a triple treat. Everyone who tries a piece asks for more." Skip links