Pumpkin is one of the most popular flavors of fall, as we see everything from pumpkin coffee and breakfast cereal to pies and cookies. However, have you ever used pumpkin as the main ingredient in your dinner? Read on for two interesting dinner recipes that use pumpkin in ways you’ve never tried before!
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August is National Peach Month, recognizing the sweet, juicy fruit that is abundant all summer long! Peaches play an important role in our food supply and economy, so be sure to head to your local grocery store, farmer’s market, or farm stand to stock up on the delicious fruit! Continue reading for a few recipes to make in celebration of National Peach Month!
Summer is full of fresh produce, and while you’re looking at juicy tomatoes and colorful fruits at your local grocery store or farmer’s market, don’t overlook the green and yellow summer squash! Zucchini and summer squash are bountiful this time of year and offer a lot of versatility, flavor, and nutrition. Continue reading for two delicious zucchini and summer squash recipes to try this season!
For those who go to work every day, lunch is the most difficult meal, as you either have to purchase food or prepare something ahead of time. Many people opt for buying their lunch most days of the week, but this can get very costly, and it is often challenging to find a healthy option. Continue reading for two recipes that are healthy and filling, and are easy to prepare in advance!
The tropical mango is the perfect summer fruit, as it is sweet, refreshing, and very versatile. The fruit can, of course, be eaten on its own as a snack, but you can also add it to just about any meal, ranging from deserts to salads. Continue reading for two mango recipes you must try this summer!
Summer in Maryland is all about seafood- fish tacos, fish and chips, and of course, crab cakes! While many seafood dishes include fried food and french fries, there are many healthy recipes that are easy to make at home. Continue reading for two quick and healthy seafood recipes featuring shrimp and salmon.
Smoothies are the perfect drink for a warm summer day, as they are cold, an easy way to eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, and delicious! Green smoothies are the perfect healthy choice for those who are watching their diet and want to have more energy during the day. Continue reading to learn more about green smoothies and how to make them.
Summer is basil season, and the delicious herb can be used in a wide variety of dishes. Learn more about the three varieties of basil and three recipes to try this summer to get the most out of basil season!
Memorial Day weekend is just a few days away, and to many people in the U.S, the holiday marks the unofficial first day of summer. You likely have plans to spend the day outside with friends and family soaking up some sun and firing up the grill- but instead of eating red meat and potato chips, check out these healthy and delicious recipes!
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and it is a great reminder to show your mom how much you love and appreciate her. Most moms just want to spend quality time with their kids on Mother’s Day, but why not make the day extra special by serving her a delicious breakfast in bed? Whether you make something simple or a whole spread, your mom will appreciate the time and effort you put into cooking some tasty food.
May is National Salad Month, so it is the perfect time to try out some new recipes! Adding fresh fruit to your salad is a great way to add some a different flavor and a burst of sweetness to the greens. Continue reading for two spring salads that are full of fruits like oranges, dried cranberries, grapes, and strawberries!
For those who celebrate Easter, you know that food is a very important part of the holiday. An Easter dinner or lunch menu traditionally features a ham as the main dish, with various side dishes and desserts. If you need some inspiration for what to make for your Easter dinner side dishes, check out the recipes below!
As the days become longer and warmer, spring vegetables are starting to hit the grocery stores and local farmers markets. Keep an eye out for delicious ingredients for your kitchen, such as sweet peas, leeks, asparagus, and artichokes to give some lightness and freshness to your meals. Continue reading for three meatless recipes that focus on spring vegetables!Read More
What better way to celebrate the start of a new season than with some fresh, new recipes?! After a cold winter full of hearty meals, it’s time to add some light recipes into your diet full of colorful vegetables and herbs. Continue reading for two recipes that are perfect for the start of spring.
Many couples like to go out for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, but restaurants can be very overpriced and crowded, and staying in is always a great option! To celebrate the holiday with your loved one, spend the night cooking together and enjoying your meal in the comfort of your home. Continue reading for a few great recipes of menu items you can cook with your partner!
There is still snow on the ground in Maryland, and it looks like this weekend will bring even more snow! One of the best ways to spend a cold weekend indoors is cooking a comforting meal that you’ve always wanted to try. With the whole day open, it’s perfect for taking on a bigger cooking project that you haven’t had time to do during the week! Continue reading for a few cooking projects to try this weekend.
Along with the holiday season comes all kinds of desserts, and it can be difficult to maintain a healthy diet. While there’s nothing wrong with eating delicious pastries at the holiday parties you attend, there are easy ways to make cookies a little bit healthier! If you’re baking cookies for an event or to give as gifts to friends and family, try one of these healthier recipes (that taste just as yummy!)