Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Classics and Comfort Food

These comfort food and American cooking classics are our healthy versions of everyone’s favorite recipes. From healthy homemade fish sticks and oven baked chicken tenders, to casseroles such as baked macaroni and cheese, lasagna and stuffed shells.

Learn how to make creamy pasta dishes with fewer calories and our best tricks for getting rich tasting stews in the slow cooker. Plus meatloaf, chicken dinners, enchiladas and shepherd’s pie!

Latest Comfort Recipes and Classics

Easy Cream of Mushroom Soup

This super easy cream of mushroom soup is made from-scratch with fresh mushrooms, sautéed onion and garlic, dry sherry and fresh herbs. It has complex…Read More

Garden Salad

If there is such a thing as a comfort food salad then this Garden Salad would be it. It’s the old school classic salad of…Read More

Slow Cooker Bolognese

This Slow Cooker Bolognese needs to be on your dinner rotation! It is of course delicious, but also with just 45 minutes of prep you…Read More

Mexican Casserole

I’m pretty sure you’ll love this Mexican Casserole recipe made with baked corn tortillas, shredded cooked chicken, Mexican spices and sauce baked into a cheesy comforting…Read More

minestrone soup

I have been so excited to share my Minestrone Soup recipe with you all. It is a fast and healthy version made with zucchini and…Read More

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

I am 100% sure you are going to fall head over heels for these easy Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers! They’re loaded with Italian flavors including basil,…Read More

Corn Chowder

This is the best way to make corn chowder from scratch with fresh sweet corn and no roux! It’s a simple chunky creamy recipe with…Read More

cheddar roasted tomatoes

These simple cheddar roasted tomatoes are a favorite recipe in the summer and early fall. Once you see how easy this easy side dish is…Read More

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

5-ingredient honey mustard chicken thighs

These 5-ingredient honey mustard chicken thighs are so flavorful and easy to make, they will be one of those recipes that will be your new…Read More

fish sticks

Making homemade fish sticks (or fish fingers as they’re sometimes called) in the oven has been on my list of healthy recipe make-overs to develop…Read More

Oatmeal Pancakes

These Oatmeal Pancakes have been a favorite recipe of mine for way too long! I am so excited to be able to share them here…Read More

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

italian wedding soup

If you are craving a steaming bowl of nourishing comfort right now, then look no further than this Italian Wedding Soup made with extra veggies,…Read More

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

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

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

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Simply calling this recipe Chicken and Wild Rice Soup is almost a disservice, because it’s also a freezer meal that cooks in a crockpot! So…Read More

Stuffed Shells with Spinach

Trust me, you’re going to want to hold onto this recipe for Stuffed Shells with Spinach, because when you try it, and you proceed to…Read More

chicken and rice casserole

I’m not going to tell you that you’ll like this from-scratch (NO CANNED SOUP) Chicken and Rice Casserole. No, I am not. Instead I am…Read More

chicken and biscuit casserole

Today I have the best Chicken and Biscuit Casserole made from scratch to share with you. I also have instructions for how to make it…Read More

maple glazed carrots

Hi folks, I have my favorite Maple Glazed Carrots recipe to share with you today. They have a smidge of butter, shallot and a touch…Read More

easy sweet potato casserole

Comin’ atcha, a brand new Easy Sweet Potato Casserole recipe that is totally comforting and classic tasting, but so easy to make entirely from scratch….Read More

sloppy joes

These Sloppy Joes are healthier because they are low in added sugar (only 2 grams per serving), and have sneaky hidden veggies, but they are…Read More