Healthy Seasonal Recipes

lactose free

Search here for Lactose-free recipes if you are on a lactose free diet or avoid dairy. This collection of awesome recipes include side dishes and main course and also soups and salads  too.

Latest Lactose Free Recipes


tomatoes on a marble board

how to peel and seed tomatoes

Here is how to peel and seed tomatoes. If you’ve ever read a recipe that asks for tomatoes, peeled and seeded, you may wonder just…Read More

Potato Salad in a white bowl from three quarters view

German Potato Salad

This German Potato Salad recipe is so easy ( I used a few tricks to make the process so much faster) and it’s also healthier…Read More

Fruit Salsas in bowls from overhead

fruit salsa

This recipe for Fruit Salsa is a Master Recipe of sorts. Take the basic formula and use any fruit you like! If Pineapple Salsa is…Read More

Thai dressing over a salad with chive blossoms

peanut dressing

You know what would make this week a whole lot better? Making a batch of this easy homemade Peanut Dressing, that’s what! Seriously, this new…Read More

Green smoothie surrounded by ingredients

healthy green smoothie

It’s pretty safe to say that most of you have probably made a smoothie, right? But have you made a Healthy Green Smoothie? Adding dark…Read More

Overhead view of bowl of grilled potatoes with grilled scallions

grilled potatoes

If you’ve never tried to make grilled potatoes, then I am so excited to share this recipe! I’ll show you how just how easy it…Read More

texas caviar in a bowl with a side dish and fritos

texas caviar

This Texas Caviar recipe is the bomb! It’s absolutely bursting with flavor! I made it with black-eyed peas, roasted red and green peppers, scallions and…Read More

overhead of couscous salad with toppings before stirred together, hands holding bowl

israeli couscous salad

This Israeli Couscous Salad recipe with chickpeas brings together flavors of lemon, garlic and cumin with fresh parsley. It’s a fast and healthy side dish…Read More

pouring stock into jars

chicken stock

Here is the step by step process how to make the best chicken stock at home using chicken bones. I have a complete guide to teach…Read More

Chocolate chip banana bread slices stacked up

chocolate chip banana bread

I have two words for you: Baking Therapy! If you are needing some too, then this healthy Chocolate Chip Banana Bread has been my favorite…Read More

overhead closeup of broccoli in a white bowl with a lemon wedge

easy broccoli with garlic and lemon

This easy Broccoli with Garlic and Lemon is one of my favorite go-to ways to jazz up simple steamed broccoli and my children absolutely love…Read More

Whole loaf and cut loaf of bread on parchment paper next to knife

whole wheat bread

This fast and basic recipe for Whole Wheat Bread has a brilliant technique that allows you to get two gorgeous and delicious loaves on the…Read More

simple roasted parsnips

Today I have a super simple recipe for roasted spring-dug parsnips with oil, herbs and salt. This technique of cooking parsnips is as easy as…Read More

Coleslaw overhead in a single bowl with lime wedges and cilantro

Mexican Coleslaw

This five minute Mexican coleslaw recipe is  made with cabbage, cilantro and lime. It’s a super simple (and healthy) side dish to go with Mexican…Read More

Soupe au pistou from overhead in a white bowl on a gray pie plate

soupe au pistou

Rest your eyeballs on the deliciousness that is my Soup Au Pistou recipe! I am obsessed (obsessed I say!) over this simple vegetarian soup recipe…Read More

a close up from 3/4 side angle of a black bowl with beef burgundy

beef burgundy

Here is a slow cooker variation of the classic French recipe for Beef Burgundy (also known as Beef Bourguignon.) It is slowly braised beef, mushrooms and…Read More

A person holding a pan of roasted carrots

roasted carrots

It doesn’t get much easier than this recipe for Roasted Carrots. Simply peel and chop carrots, toss them with oil and seasoning and then roast…Read More

red pepper hummus with a pita chip in it

roasted red pepper hummus

  I have a brand new recipe for homemade Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, and let me just say that you’re going to want to save…Read More

Tahini Dressing with Lemon- pour it over greens with radishes

tahini dressing

We’re going back to basics this week with a recipe for Tahini Dressing! It has a blend of lemon, garlic and pure sesame tahini in…Read More

overhead of farro with apple

Farro Salad

Here is a simple and delicious Farro Salad made with sauteed leeks, apples and walnuts. It is so easy to make, vegetarian and can be…Read More

a side view of a Christmas table set with a bowl of wild rice salad with apricots, oranges, pecans and avocado.

wild rice salad

Here is my very best Wild Rice Salad recipe made with oranges, dried cranberries, apricots and avocado. It is a delicious make-ahead side dish for…Read More

A sheet pan of roasted butternut squash with a bottle of white wine and a bouquet of sedum

roasted butternut squash with smoked paprika and turmeric

You’re gonna love this vegan and paleo recipe for roasted butternut squash with smoked paprika and turmeric. Not only is it gluten-free but only takes…Read More

a plate with a slice of turkey meatloaf with potatoes and brussels sprouts

turkey meatloaf

Here’s a simple recipe for Turkey Meatloaf made with stealthy veggies mixed in for moisture and to make it more healthy, and it’s topped with…Read More

an overhead view of a sliced loaf of pumpkin bread on a blue table

healthy pumpkin bread with chocolate chips

This healthy pumpkin bread with chocolate chips is earth-shatteringly good. It’s made with whole wheat flour, a whole can of pumpkin, maple syrup and mini chocolate…Read More