Roasted Butternut Squash Salad.

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Kale & Goat Cheese

This roasted butternut squash salad recipe features creamy goat cheese crumbles, zesty red onion, and tart dried cranberries, all finished with perfectly roasted squash and maple dijon vinaigrette. It makes an excellent lunch, dinner, or side.

Fig & Arugula Salad with Burrata.

Fig & Arugula Salad with Burrata

This fig and arugula salad features roasted figs marinated in a tangy-sweet balsamic and maple dressing. But what sets it apart is the decadent burrata cheese. It’s more than just a salad, it’s an experience!

A cucumber sandwich cut in half and stacked on a cutting board.

Cucumber Sandwich

This easy cucumber sandwich recipe is perfect for a light lunch or as an elegant party food. The satisfying crunchy texture is complimented by a wonderful herb spread that will make your mouth water. 

Italian Bruschetta - Lauren Caris Cooks

How to Make Bruschetta Bread

This homemade bruschetta is an outstanding appetizer or snack that combines homemade olive oil bread with a rich, savory tomato topping. It's perfect for dinner parties or summer picnics and tastes even better using in-season tomatoes.

Vegan beet carpaccio, a simple summer dish that let's these beautiful ingredients shine.

Beet Carpaccio

This beet carpaccio is an easy and healthy vegan alternative to the traditional dish. It’s fresh and delicious with a slightly sweet and earthy flavor. You can serve beet carpaccio as an appetizer, side dish, or even atop a salad.

Patatas Bravas covered in tomato sauce and drizzled with mayonnaise and green herbs close up.

Lightened Up Patatas Bravas (Spanish Potatoes)

This addictive Spanish starter has been given a healthier twist without sacrificing flavor. Quartered new potatoes are perfectly roasted with olive oil, sea salt, and black pepper. The bravas sauce, made with chopped tomatoes, garlic, onion, smoked paprika, and a touch of cayenne pepper for heat, is cooked to a smooth consistency to make the perfect dish.

An image taken from above, showing white bean and artichoke crostini lying flat on the cutting board

Super Quick Two Bean and Artichoke Toast

This Super Quick Two Bean and Artichoke Toast is a great lunch or snack when you need something non-fussy but delicious. The rich flavor of the beans and the saltiness of the artichoke are perfect for one another topped on a crispy toast!

close up image of sliced roasted butternut squash drizzled with balsamic glaze

Roasted Butternut Squash with Balsamic Reduction

A delightful autumn treat, this recipe showcases roasted butternut squash, accentuated with sweet spices like cinnamon and ginger. Enhanced with a tangy balsamic glaze, it's a perfect blend of sweet and savory. Enjoy the caramelized skin for added texture and flavor. A must-try dish!

hummus recipe in a bowl topped with checakpeas and a piece of cracker

The Only Hummus Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Savor the taste of the Mediterranean with this delightful Hummus recipe. This American favorite blends chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, and spices for a creamy, flavorful spread. Perfect for dipping or topping, it's a quick and crowd-pleasing addition to your table.

cropped image of two slices of bread adorned with fresh blueberries, caprese leaves, and mozzarella, drizzled with olive oil

Blueberry Caprese Salad

Savor the summer with this twist on the classic Caprese salad. Blueberry Caprese Salad combines juicy blueberries, soft buffalo mozzarella, watercress, and basil, dressed in extra virgin olive oil, salt, and pepper. This light dish is perfect as a refreshing side or atop crusty bread for a wholesome meal.

close up image of a plate containing freshly bake doughballs

Garlic Butter Pizza Dough Rolls

These golden, bite-sized Garlic Butter Pizza Dough Rolls, served with rich and flavorful garlic butter, offer a unique spin on the classic taste and texture of pizza dough. Quick to make and ready in just 15 minutes, these rolls combine the simple goodness of garlic, butter, and herbs.

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Chargrilled Asparagus with a Herb and Yogurt Dressing

Delight in the vibrant flavors of Chargrilled Asparagus with Herb and Yogurt Dressing. This American-inspired dish combines smoky asparagus with a refreshing herb-infused yogurt dressing, creating a perfect side that's both delicious and wholesome.

cropped image of a potato wedges nachos topped with guacamole, salsa and sour cream

Potato Wedge Nachos

Try out this spin on a classic game-day favorite: Potato Wedge Nachos! These crispy wedges are layered with gooey cheese, savory toppings, and zesty flavors. Get ready to score big with this winning combination of comfort and taste at your next gathering!

Cinnamon Sugar Kale Chips from

Cinnamon Sugar Kale Chips

Cinnamon sugar? On kale chips? I assure you I was incredulous when I first saw this recipe, too. But trust

Guacamole with Pistachios

Jen Schall is a dear blogger friend, and soon she’ll be having a baby girl! I’m just thrilled for Jen

Spicy Cucumber Salad

I am hosting weekend herb blogging this week! If you’d like to participate, you can find more information here. My

Indian Inspired Guacamole

I am pretty much head over heels in love with Heidi Swanson’s new cookbook: Super Natural Every Day: Well-loved Recipes

millet taboulleh

Winter Citrus Millet Taboulleh

Taboulleh (also spelled tabouli, tabouleh, and tabbouli) is a classic Middle Eastern salad that generally contains chopped vegetables, herbs, and

Potato Latkes

Celebrate Hanukkah with these crispy, golden latkes, a traditional Jewish dish symbolizing the miracle of the oil, made with grated potatoes and onions, fried to perfection, and best enjoyed fresh.