Make-Ahead Recipes

Creamy Pureed Mushroom Soup + 6 Things to Know About Mushrooms

Learn all about mushrooms and then satisfy your cravings for an umami-rich meal with this thick and creamy pureed mushroom soup – no cream added! Pin the Recipe Originally posted March 2016 following the sponsored Mushroom Council farm tour. Updated September 2019 as part of a sponsored campaign for Mushroom Month. As always, all opinions are my own.  September is a…

Ricotta Berry Oatmeal Cups

Start the morning with these Ricotta Berry Oatmeal Cups, a nutritious and delicious breakfast the whole family will enjoy even when rushing out the door!  Pin the Recipe Breakfast is one of my favorite meals of the day. Yours too? How perfect that you’re visiting my site and reading this recipe post right now! I won’t go into all the benefits…

Quick & Easy Parmesan Crisps

Impress your guests with these gourmet-looking Quick and Easy Parmesan crisps, perfect for your next cocktail party!  Pin this Recipe Some things seem more difficult than they are. Parmesan crisps are one of them. In the past, when I have seen these crisps out at restaurants I have thought, “these are so delicious and pretty, but they’re probably hard to make. And…

Chocolate Baked Oatmeal with Berries & Almond Milk

Start the morning on a delicious and healthy note with this Chocolate Baked Oatmeal with Berries and Almond Milk – an easy make-ahead and freezer-friendly breakfast for the family. Pin this Recipe This post was sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions are my own….

Holiday Appetizer Board with Red Onion Jam

Kick off your holiday gatherings on a delicious foot by serving a beautiful appetizer board including cheese, vegetables, whole grain crackers, and a reduced added sugar red onion jam. Pin this Recipe This post was sponsored by SPLENDA® Brand Sweetener as part of an ongoing partnership. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always…

Cranberry Orange Dutch Baby

Take advantage of fresh cranberries and wake up to this Cranberry Orange Dutch Baby – a simple, delicious, and festive brunch for the fall and holiday season! Pin this Recipe This post was sponsored by The Cranberry Institute as part of an ongoing partnership. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions…

Roasted Butternut Squash Sweet Potato Soup

Smooth and creamy roasted butternut squash sweet potato soup is the perfect way to start your Thanksgiving meal!   Pin the Recipe With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it was time to update the photos and recipe for my favorite fall and winter soup. This roasted butternut squash sweet potato soup came about six years ago when I received winter squash and…

Low-Sugar Apple Chutney

Pin this Recipe Add a layer of flavor to your chicken, fish, and meat with this homemade, sweet and spicy, low-sugar apple chutney. When I was little, ketchup was my condiment of choice. I used it on everything from French fries and chicken nuggets to scrambled eggs. These days, ketchup rarely makes its way out of the fridge door. When…

Sun-Dried Tomato, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Baked Oatmeal

Pin this Recipe Bring oats to the lunch or dinner table with this savory baked oatmeal filled with sun-dried tomatoes, baby spinach, and creamy goat cheese. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Oatmeal For Dinner,” and developing the recipe found in the February 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers…

5 Important Nutrients for Plant-Based Babes + Red Lentil Meatballs

Pin this Post Following a plant-based diet? Make sure your kids get the nutrients they need. Here are 5 important nutrients for plant-based babies, plus a delicious baby-friendly recipe for red lentil meatballs. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. This is a guest post by Whitney English Tabaie MS, RDN and Alexandra Caspero MA, RDN,…

Greek Zucchini Pie

| Pin this Recipe Golden crisp on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside, this savory zucchini pie with mint speaks summer. When we moved into our house a few years ago, my husband suggested I start a vegetable garden. As much as I wanted to, I didn’t feel like I could really take on the work and upkeep…