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

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

How many chili recipes is too many? The answer is: that’s a trick question, because you can never have enough! This one today is a…Read More

Tarragon Vinaigrette

Calling a salad dressing a “revelation” may seem to be a bit hyperbolic, but once you’ve tried a salad drizzled with this Tarragon Vinaigrette, you’ll…Read More

Vegan Paté

This Vegan Paté made with lentils a walnuts is rich and savory tasting, but entirely plant based. The smooth and thick texture and truffle and…Read More

simple sautéed celery root

I’m back today with another awesome root veggie side dish. This one is for Simple Sauteed Celery Root with Garlic and Herbs. It’s an easy…Read More

Vegetable Mash

Today’s recipe for Vegetable Mash is a creamy comforting alternative to mashed potatoes. It’s made using root vegetables, garlic and butter pureed until it has…Read More

roasted green beans with almonds

Here’s a recipe for classic roasted green beans with the addition of almonds. They are easy enough for a busy weeknight or festive enough to…Read More

Maple Bourbon Pumpkin Pie

If you’re looking for a way to take classic pumpkin pie to the next level, then you need to make this Maple Bourbon Pumpkin Pie….Read More

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

new england seafood chowder

Here is a recipe for New England Seafood Chowder you are going to want to save! It is thick and creamy and it is loaded…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

waldorf chicken salad

This Waldorf Chicken Salad recipe is an easy and delicious lunch! It has celery, apples, walnuts and poached chicken breast in a creamy Greek yogurt…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