Salty and tart, this grapefruit cocktail is the ideal refresher for 5 o’clock.
Author: Ali Randall
Tender broccoli is steamed then smothered in a creamy cheddar and Parmesan cheese sauce and topped with buttery Ritz crackers.
Don’t throw out those ripened bananas. They are the secret ingredient to this moist chocolate chip banana bread with a pecan cinnamon topping.
Topped with a boozy bourbon maple whipped cream, these no-crust mini pumpkin pies will please everyone.
Homegrown tomatoes, sweet corn kernels, black beans, avocado, cilantro and lime juice is all you need to make the freshest salsa. This pico de gallo – salsa fresca – taste great with chips and on all your favorite Mexican dishes.
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Bake up a batch of pup-approved grain-free treats specifically made for dogs with allergies.
Start the new year off right with roasted vegetables, mild sorghum, protein- packed quinoa and whole grain brown rice tossed with goat cheese for a vegetarian dish that is nutritious and full of flavor.
Gelato made with fresh strawberries, dark chocolate and espresso is paired with crisp pizzelle cookies in this Sicilian- inspired frozen dessert.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the 15 of the best Mexican recipes from your favorite bloggers.
Turn plain ole burger into something gourmet and restaurant worthy. My Salisbury steak meatballs are smothered in a rich onion gravy and are the definition of comfort food at its finest.
Salty and sweet with a kick. This pear and butternut squash salad is a favorite winter side dish and it’s perfect for lunch or any holiday get together.
Hot sausage and succulent shrimp marry well smothered in a spicy Parmesan cream sauce atop of bed of rigatoni.
Delicious, melt in your mouth cookies that reminds me of snowballs. The powdered sugar coating, the crumbly texture, the homegrown pecans…these cookies are a delight any time of the year.
Jazz up plain jasmine rice by adding fresh squeezed lime juice, black beans and chopped cilantro.
It’s game time! Got wings? Skip the bottled ranch dressing and make a homemade version that’s guaranteed to be a hit at your next tailgate party.
Fresh sweet blackberries give this barbecue sauce punch. It’s sweet and delicious drizzled on top of grilled pork tenderloin sliders.
Fresh balsamic strawberries served on toasted crostini with a honeyed ricotta and fresh basil make the perfect party appetizer.
Hey Dads! Get your kiddos involved in celebrating Mother’s Day this year by presenting mom with a special recipe the kids can make all on their own.
Add a little Mexican zing to your next batch of stuffed mushroom with the spicy flavor of fresh chorizo sausage and nutty Manchego cheese. This melt in your mouth appetizer is perfect for your Cinco de Mayo party.
The sweet syrup from red Anjou pears and the heat from the pecans add more flavor than you can even imagine to this simple healthy salad.
I turned my family favorite apple crisp recipe into a grown-up version by simmering the apples in a little honey whiskey to add a little punch to this typically Irish dessert. Then I added more whiskey to the whipped cream. It was grand!
Create a colorful centerpiece that makes a statement using a rainbow of flowers and a variety of containers. You can turn an ordinary bouquet of flowers into something spectacular.
Grilled romaine hearts take on a smokey flavor and are delicious with a drizzle of my homemade Caesar dressing. Grilled outdoors or inside using a skillet grill, you can enjoy this summer classic all year round.
Nourishing Whole Grain Smoothie with Pears, Blueberries & Bananas | www.homeandplate.com | Start your mornings by nourishing your body with wholesome goodness and fresh seasonal fruit.
Perk up your mornings with the nutty aroma of almonds and caramel by swapping in coffee creamer in place of milk in your favorite pancake or waffle recipe.
By roasting the broccoli and the other veggies in the salad with some dried herbs the taste is transformed into something fabulous.
Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta with Fresh Blackberries | www,homeandplate.com | It’s a creamy and silky dessert much like custard but more decadent.
Looking for a delicious and heart healthy dessert to serve your sweetie on Valentine’s Day?
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart with a colorful arrangement of citrus on a bed of greens. This Winter Sweet Citrus Salad with Pomegranate & Pistachios says “I love you!”
Cast Iron Skillet Roasted Chicken Breasts with Carrots & Potatoes | www.homeandplate.com | The chicken is nestled in a cast-iron skillet in a flavorful white wine sauce and paired with honey gold bite-size potatoes and tender carrots.
Treat yourself to something delicious this holiday season featuring whole-grain goodness, fresh sweet strawberries and tangy lemon peel.
This maple butternut squash has a kick of cayenne and is paired with the crunch of toasted pecans and salty pancetta.
Turn a traditional chocolate chip cookie into something amazing by adding in toasted coconut
Looking for an easy smoothie recipe that can be whipped up in five minutes on a school morning that’s chock full of protein, fiber and potassium. My Healthy Blueberry Blast Yogurt Smoothie recipe is perfect for busy mornings.
This is the perfect fall salad that includes perfectly crisp apples with rotisserie chicken, pecans and crumbled goat cheese and topped with a homemade apple cider vinaigrette.
Get your kids into the Halloween spirit this year by putting them to work in the kitchen. The whole family can help create these fun and delicious graveyard brownies which will be the envy of all the ghouls and goblins in the neighborhood.
These honeycrisp apple quesadillas with bacon and cheddar are the perfect lunch or snack and they are school and kid friendly.
Frank’s Game Day Buffalo Chicken Chili | www.homeandplate.com | Football season is in full swing and I have the perfect recipe that combines two game day favorites in one – Frank’s Game Day Buffalo Chicken Chili.
The secret to these classic crab cakes is that the succulent crab meat is mixed with just the right amount of crunchy Panko breadcrumbs.
This salad dotted with goat cheese and pecans and drizzled with a honey balsamic vinaigrette is a winner.
An angel food cake with amaretto flavored whipped cream topped with fresh blueberries, raspberries and blackberries is an easy-to-assemble dessert for any party or gathering.
This especially tasty side salad goes perfect with meat or fish off the grill and includes your vegetables and starch all in one.
Sweet bites of watermelon paired with salty Pecorino Romano and meaty prosciutto makes for a simple yet bold appetizer.
Fresh tomatoes and artichoke hearts cooked in a lemony white wine sauce makes for a tangy partner to this firm, low-fat whitefish.
This simple yet versatile recipe results in delicious and tender tasting pork roast that falls apart when you cut it. That’s my kind of pork.
Brine and roast your turkey for the juiciest most flavorful showstopper on your holiday table. Get step-by-step instructions and plenty of tips to make your Thanksgiving and Christmas the best meal of the year!
Pork tenderloin roasted in the oven or grilled on the barbie is a simple, easy meal that takes very little prep work. The pork is flavored with fresh rosemary and thyme from the garden and is wrapped in prosciutto.
Don’t be afraid to step out of the box with this midweek recipe. Wild-caught sockeye salmon is high in protein, vitamin D and Omega – 3 fatty acids. It’s a healthy choice for a mid week meal. And it just tastes so good.
Wild sockeye salmon, also known as red salmon or blue skin salmon, is actually known for its bright red skin. And it doesn’t take much to prepare. Garnish this fish with a little bit of olive oil, kosher salt and fresh ground pepper and pop it in the oven for about 15 minutes.
This easy cheesy casserole hits the spot on a cold fall night. Can you say comfort food?
What’s easier than tossing together tender bits of roasted chicken breast, hash brown potatoes, shredded cheddar cheese and your favorite mixed vegetables.
Two Ingredient Allergy Safe Pumpkin Muffins | www.homeandplate.com | Be the hero of your child’s classroom party this Halloween and volunteer to bring in a snack that is safe for all. My two ingredient allergy safe pumpkin muffins are easy to make and delicious.