Meatless burgers are easy to make and they freeze well, too. Try switching up the ingredients in your burgers from time to time. This recipe for Chickpea-quinoa Burgers with Sun Dried Tomatoes combines great flavors and textures for a fab meal that’s easy to make.
A tasty fruit jam is easy to make with just a few ingredients and a short amount of time. Blackberry-thyme Chia Seed Jam is delightful on breads, and tastes great added to vanilla ice cream.
Glazed Mango, Ginger & Chia Seed Cake is moist and delicious, and is a great way to incorporate Chia seeds into a treat. Even chocoholics love this cake!
Tuna salad doesn’t have to be ordinary or boring. This recipe for Lighter Tuna Salad with Radishes and Dried Cherries makes things interesting with crunch and flavor -- and it’s on the lighter side of traditional tuna salad.
A creamy pasta dish doesn't have to weigh you down. A perfect example? Creamy Avocado Pasta with Roasted Garlic and Tomatoes. This dish is rich, easy to put together, and incorporates the flavor and health benefits of avocados.
This springy pasta dish has a bit of everything: the slightly bitter dandelion greens combine nicely with the salty anchovies and roasted, buttery garlic.
Asparagus and Asiago Frittata is a great spring dish. Not only is it easy to make, but it's versatile. Serve it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
These spicy giardiniera pizza bites make a great snack or appetizer. They’re like the smallest version of a pizza I know! The ratio of dough to cheese to filling is perfect, and you control the amount of sauce you use.
Looking for a dose of spring? You’ll get your fix with spring barley salad with lemony dressing. It’s easy to make, and it has a nice nutty flavor that pairs well with the lemony dressing.
These mini lime cupcakes with tequila buttercream are a delight! They’re moist and have just the right amount of lime flavor. The buttercream adds the fluff and touch of tequila. This vegan recipe will have a broad appeal.
Swiss chard and tofu stuffed shells is a dairy free option to standard stuffed shells recipes. The blended tofu offers the same consistency as a ricotta cheese mixture, and the Swiss chard is a flavorful (and colorful) addition.
You'll enjoy the flavors and textures that come together in these Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Quinoa Cakes. They're not too sweet, thanks to the seasonings, and you'll find a bit of crunch both on the inside and out.
Not only are lentils good for you, but they're easy to cook, contrary to what you might think. This recipe for lentil salad with roasted red pepper dressing proves it! Walnuts and celery add crunch to the mix, and the dressing ties the flavors together.
Part brownie, part cookie, all chocolate delight, Dark Chocolate Brownie Drop Cookies are moist, rich and definitely a decadent treat.
These Flaxseed Pancakes with Mascarpone Spread and Fruit are filling, delightful, and are made with a heart-smart ingredient – flaxseed. Who wouldn't want to wake up to that?
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Eggplant Muffuletta Sandwiches are a meatless version of the classic you'd find in New Orleans. Whatever you do, don't leave off the zesty olive salad that makes this sandwich special (and messy)!
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Pomegranate Syrup will brighten any day! Moist and infused with a great citrus flavor, these pancakes make an amazing weekend treat.
A little sweet, a little tart, creamy and piled high with fluffy, dreamy meringue, Lemon Meringue Tartlets are easy to make and amazing to enjoy!
Mushroom, Potato and Kale Soup is a recipe for goodness! Its mix of mushrooms provides an earthy flavor and a heartiness that is perfect for dinner, and for nursing a winter cold.
Savory scones are a nice switch from biscuits or muffins. This recipe for Savory Broccoli, Cheddar, and Chive Scones has all the right stuff for a warm and tasty side you can serve up with lunch or dinner.
The colors of Avocado Hummus are perfect for a seasonal celebration! Hummus is an easy, go-to dip, so why not pair it with the great taste and texture offered by avocados?
Save the berries and whipped cream for the summer, and make savory waffles with ham, cheddar and Brussels sprouts, instead. They’re perfect for a special family breakfast or holiday brunch.
This golden loaf holds bits of chocolate and walnuts seasoned with sugar, cocoa and cinnamon. Chocolate babka is a wonderful treat at the holidays!
You won’t miss the beef you’d typically find in this recipe for mushroom stroganoff. Mushrooms add heartiness, rich flavor, and go well with the creaminess of the sauce.
Roasted carrot and cauliflower soup is really easy to make. I mean, come on. You know you probably have carrots in the fridge that are close to the point of no return. Why not turn them into roasted treats to put in a filling and flavorful soup?
Pick up a few seasonal ingredients, like butternut squash, to include in these non-traditional quesadillas. Spinach greens, mushrooms and onions add to the mix for an easy, healthy pre-Thanksgiving meal.
These gluten free Lemon Iced Gingersnap Cookies are great for the holidays! No need to worry about special cookie cutters, fancy frosting or fabulous fillings. Just mix, roll, bake and ice.
Sautéed in butter and topped with a sprinkle of Parmesan and roasted pumpkin seeds, these Pumpkin, Arugula and Spinach Wonton Ravioli are a treat for the season.
Warming, flavorful and easy to make, Mussels Marinara is perfect for two to share as an appetizer or as a light meal.
These savory Kale, Corn and Pancetta Muffins are stuffed with all sorts of goodies and couldn’t be easier to make. Perfect as an appetizer or served along with soup or salad.
Oatmeal pumpkin cake with pecan glaze is a great fall dessert. The oatmeal adds wonderful texture, and the pumpkin flavor pairs perfectly with the sweet pecans.
You’ll love dipping into this roasted beet hummus. The vibrant color and sweetness imparted from roasted beets are amazing!
Grab a sweater because fall is here – it’s almost official. Polenta Cakes with Goat Cheese and Kale Pesto is the perfect appetizer to kick off the fall season. Polenta is a hearty dish that fits right into fall and takes you through to winter. This appetizer is super easy to make and enjoy in just a few bites.
Chickpea salad sandwiches are great to serve for parties, picnics or for a lunchtime meal. Similar to a traditional chicken or tuna salad sandwich, this version, made with smashed chickpeas, has amazing texture and taste.
Grilling season isn't over yet! Before it is, try this recipe for Grilled Eggplant Burgers with Spicy Garlic Spread. These meatless burgers are tasty and filling!
If you want to try to capture the taste of a garden, this recipe for Yellow Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho comes as close to anything I’ve made. Likely it’s because of the seasonal, juicy heirloom tomatoes.
Hot soup on a hot summer day? Definitely! Fresh summer veggies lighten things up in Spicy Chickpea and Summer Vegetable Soup, and a bit of harissa gives it some zing!
S’mores-n-berry Bars have all the ingredients of a classic S’mores treat – graham crackers, chocolate and marshmallows, plus an added bonus: raspberries! Best of all, you can make them indoors, in the oven, all year long. Make them this week to celebrate National S’mores Day on August 10!
Spicy Watermelon Salsa is a nice alternative to standard summer salsas. It's got just the right kick to it, and it makes a refreshing topping or dip for chips.