Superfoods Salad

Diabetic Living

Spinach, strawberries, blueberries, and walnuts sometimes are called superfoods because they are loaded with antioxidants, thought to contribute to good health.

Total: 25 mins

Easy Salads & Desserts with Winter Citrus Fruit

Much as I love those little juicy citrus fruits -- clementines, mandarins and tangerines -- I have a hard time telling which is which. And Im sure Im not the only one. But all you really need to know is that all of these festive little fruits are in season right now.

Goat Cheese, Caramelized Onion and Spinach Quesadilla


Caramelizing the onions brings out their naturally sweet flavor. Try them in this simple vegetarian dinner.

Slow-Cooker Cassoulet

Family Circle

Chocolate-Crusted Chocolate Tarts

Better Homes and Gardens

Double the chocolate in this tart recipe. Chocolate crust and chocolate filling make this easy dessert rich with flavor. Work carefully to get an even layer of crust in the muffin tins.

Veggie Taco Bowls

Family Circle

A Perfect Loaf: Herbed Potato Bread

Try baking up a loaf of this moist and hearty potato bread for a holiday supper or a simple side for Sunday dinner.

How to Make Tomato Soup

Knowing how to make tomato soup is one of those skills every home cook should have -- canned tomato soup dont hold a candle to the flavor and texture of homemade, and its ridiculously simple to make. The reason this recipe is extra easy is because it uses canned tomatoes, so theres no fretting over what type of tomato to use, or whether the tomatoes are at peak ripeness (in fact, canned tomatoes often have better flavor than what youll find in the produce section during much of the year).

Bok Choy & Shrimp

Family Circle

Bok choy is a popular Chinese vegetable that easily pairs with shrimp for a sensational stir-fry recipe.

Southern Pimento Cheese Burgers

Family Circle

These hearty grilled cheeseburgers are layered with bacon, honey slaw, a pimento cheese spread, and crushed potato chips and are then toasted in the oven and served warm.

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili for a Crowd

Cook up this slow cooker White Chicken Chili and feed a crowd this holiday season.

Potato Chive Frittata

Ladies' Home Journal

Serve this potato, egg, and cheese casserole with slices of ham or bacon at brunch.

Total: 1 hr

Side Dish Delight: Wild Rice-Stuffed Squash

Whether as a simple fall dinner, a holiday side dish, or a vegetarian entree, this stuffed squash recipe is pretty and delicious.

Chile Verde

Better Homes and Gardens

Grilled Asparagus with Fresh Tarragon Mayonnaise

Fine Cooking Magazine

I eat these asparagus with my fingers, dragging the spears through the mayonnaise. The tarragon mayonnaise is delicious with boiled asparagus, too.

How to Make Sweet Potato Fries

What tops the no-no list when youre watching your weight or trying to keep the fats in your diet to a minimum? French fries, right? Not anymore. Youll be delighted to know how to make sweet-potato fries that are totally fat free and have only 76 calories per serving. Plus, these fries are sprinkled with spices that give the potatoes an extra kick of flavor.

How to Make Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas Verde

Enchiladas arent always made with red saucethe "verde" (green) version has a bright, tangy flavor that balances the rich cheese. Doesnt that sound good? And doesnt it make you want to learn to make cheesy chicken enchiladas verde right now?

Party Food Made Easy: Garlic Cheese Straws

Serve these Garlic Cheese Straws as an appetizer at a holiday party or as a snack on any afternoon. Or, package and give as a delicious gift.

Tortilla-Black Bean Casserole

Midwest Living

This low-fat Tex-Mex recipe calls for bottled picante sauce, which is a less chunky salsa. For a twist, substitute salsa verde, a green salsa made with tomatillos and chile peppers.

Easy Minestrone

Family Circle

Make this homemade vegetable soup recipe in less than 30 minutes. Marinara sauce from a jar gives the soup the flavor and body that usually comes with slow simmering.

Chicken Alfredo and Rice Casserole

Midwest Living

Looking for a yummy casserole recipe? This old-fashioned chicken and rice main dish is truly comfort food at its best.

Italian Soup

Midwest Living

Crumbled Italian sausage adds slow cooked flavor to this broth-based soup thats filling enough for dinner and delicious enough to serve at a party.

How to Make Fruit Smoothies

Learn how to make fruit smoothies, and youll always have the perfect summer snack solution. These snack/drink hybrids are delicious and refreshing, but the true triumph is in how waistline-friendly they are. Practically any fruit mixture you choose will provide healthy doses of Vitamin C and dietary fiber, not to mention the more specific benefits of individual fruits. Perhaps best of all, these little miracle drinks are super simple to make. When you know how to make fruit smoothies, you can spend the rest of the summer happily sipping away.

Queso Verde Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

Chocolate Sherbet

Heart-Healthy Living

Using whole milk instead of the more traditional cream makes this frozen chocolate dessert lower in fat.

Creamy Chicken & Pasta

Dont skimp on flavor even when youre short on time. Creamy chicken and pasta is a quick dish thats easy to customize with your familys favorite vegetables.

Our Best Salad Recipes

Weve handpicked our best salad recipes into this delicious recipe collection. From Caesar salad to fruit salad and salad dressing, weve got the recipes youll love.

Turkey Steaks with Spinach, Pears, & Blue Cheese

Better Homes and Gardens

Treat yourself to this savory meal of turkey tenderloins seasoned with a sage rub and topped with grilled spinach. This quick dinner recipe is ready in under 30 minutes.

Total: 20 mins

Chinese Five Spice Edamame

The Food Channel

Edamame is a trendy appetizer your party guests will go for. The addition of Chinese Five Spice adds extra interest.

Free-Form Sausage-and-Three-Cheese Lasagna

Food & Wine

The judges applauded the rusticity of this gooey lasagna, packed with cheese and sausage. The style is called free-form because the pasta can be arranged in different ways--for instance, folded over the filling--instead of traditionally layered.

Total: 2 hrs

Bacon and Baked Potato Soup

Midwest Living

Kids love this creamy, main-dish soup. Its just like a cheesy stuffed potato--but served in a bowl.

Anytime Calzones

Better Homes and Gardens

Either of these two flavor variations make a quick and satisfying calzone meal.

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

Pasta lovers who want to cut back on carbs and calories wont regret learning how to cook spaghetti squash. This oblong winter squash has flesh that separates into spaghetti-like strands when you cook it. Its a worthy low-calorie substitute for the real deal, and it boasts a fair amount of vitamins and minerals, too, including vitamins A and C, plus dietary fiber.

Chicken Florentine Artichoke Bake

Better Homes and Gardens

Artichokes, chicken and spinach come together in this delicious casserole recipe.

Make-Ahead Breakfast: Swiss Chard, Pepper, and Tomato Quiche

Make this quiche on Sunday night and you can have a protein-packed breakfast ready and waiting all week long. It works well for brunch too!

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