Healthy Seasonal Recipes

make ahead

Collect Make Ahead recipes for dinners, casseroles and side dishes that can be made ahead of time. They are great for meal prep and entertaining.

Latest Make Ahead Recipes

Basil Pesto

This recipe for Basil Pesto is a classic and authentic recipe using pine nuts, Parmesan cheese and it only takes 5 minutes to make! It…Read More

Beet Green Salad

This Beet green salad with feta and sherry vinaigrette will turn anyone into a fan of eating beet greens! If you happen to have a…Read More

Spring Salad

Behold springtime in the form of a beautiful salad. This spring salad with radishes, peas, asparagus tips, hard boiled eggs, bacon and creamy yogurt dill…Read More

Chickpea Salad

This 20 minute chickpea salad has a creamy avocado dressing with basil and lemon. It is a great protein source for plant based diets and…Read More

Healthy Coleslaw

This ultra creamy, healthy coleslaw is super easy to stir together. It’s the perfect skinny coleslaw recipe for your summer cookouts, barbecues and picnics. Just…Read More

Broccoli Egg Bake

This Broccoli Egg Bake works well as a high protein and low carb Meal Prep Breakfast or to serve as an easy savory brunch recipe….Read More

Chicken Taco Sloppy Joes

If you’re looking for a healthy family pleasing dinner recipe that can be ready in under a half hour then look no further than these…Read More

Veggie Tacos {Vegan}

When I asked my family what they thought about these vegan tacos, they said they didn’t notice that they didn’t have meat in them! So…Read More

Cauliflower Hummus

You won’t believe that this hummus is made with cauliflower instead of chickpeas! It is a dead ringer for it’s higher carb relative, but without…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

spiced nuts

These spiced nuts with cinnamon and chili are a great fall or holiday snack, appetizer or gift. The maple and spice coating is made with…Read More

Maple Hazelnut Thumbprint Cookies

If you’re collecting cookie recipes, and looking for something unique and delicious, these naturally sweetened Maple Hazelnut Thumbprint Cookies are going to be a huge…Read More

maple pickled onions

This recipe for Pickled Onions is one I have used more times than I could possibly count since I learned how to make them. They…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

Orange Ginger Green Beans

Here is a make-ahead green beans recipe with orange and ginger. These Orange Ginger Green Beans are delicious and can be made ahead which makes…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

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

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

Beef Barbacoa

This super tender slow cooker Beef Barbacoa is absolutely delicious wrapped in warm corn tortillas and topped with a perfectly balanced salsa made with corn…Read More

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

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

This Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is a healthy and tasty side dish for summer parties. It is popping with flavor and loaded with cucumbers, feta and…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

Meal Prep For The Week

After the success of (and getting really helpful feedback about) the first meal prep menu I shared in January, I am back today with a…Read More