Healthy Seasonal Recipes

entertaining

Start planning your next party manu here! These entertaining recipes serve larger groups and many can be made ahead. Find innovative hors d’oeuvres, delicious appetizers, healthy side dishes, beautiful side salads, impressive main dishes, easy roasts and desserts as well.

Massaged Kale Salad with Apple

Give me a bunch of kale, and I will find a hundred ways of using it in the kitchen, but making Massaged Kale salad is…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

Cranberry Cake

Today’s recipe is a simple yet elegant Cranberry Cake made with Almonds and warm holiday spices. It will be the perfect end to your Christmas…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

Bacon Horseradish Cheese Ball

Today I have a recipe for a homemade cheese ball made with blue cheese, cream cheese, cheddar, horseradish and bacon for a home-made classic holiday…Read More

Roasted Pork Loin

This Maple Cider Brined Roasted Pork Loin recipe is all that and then some. This is a pull-out-all-the-stops kind of recipe for a special meal!…Read More

Vegan Charcuterie Board

Today I have a step by step guide and video showing you how easy it is to make your own custom Vegan Charcuterie Board. I…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

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

simple buttermilk mashed potatoes

If you’re looking for a super basic Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes recipe, you’re in luck my friends! These are soooo good! I have a really simple…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

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

shrimp kabobs

Nothing says summer like these Shrimp Kabobs! Fire up the grill and enjoy these savory, low carb skewers with rosemary, garlic and cherry tomatoes. And…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

asian coleslaw

I promise this Asian Coleslaw will be your go-to side dish salad this summer. You can whip it up in minutes and the super yummy…Read More

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

Panzanella Salad

This colorful Panzanella Salad has tomatoes, peppers, onion and cucumbers to give it loads of flavor, crunch and color. The bread is toasted then soaks…Read More

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

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

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

Mexican Pasta Salad

Friends, I don’t know if Mexican pasta salad was a thing before now, but I do know that when pasta salad takes a metaphorical trip…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

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