Recipe Links

Grilled Flank Steak with Black Beans, Corn & Tomato Salad  /  Skinny Taste

Cinnamon Vanilla Sunflower Butter / 101 Cookbooks

Soft Eggs with Buttery Herb Gruyere Toasts / Smitten Kitchen

Spinach & Kale Soup w/Tahini Dressed Chickpeas  /  Green Kitchen Stories

Maple Butter (aka Maple Cream)  /  From America’s Test Kitchen
Bonus Post:  From Oh She Glows

Pomegranate & Prosecco Spritzer (Thanksgiving Cocktail)  /  The Kitchn

Cheddar Wafers  /  Eat, Live, Run

Black-Eyed Pea Stew  /  Eat, Live, Run

Ginger-Pumpkin Soup  /  Country Living

Sausage, Spinach and Onion Quiche  /  2 Frugal Foodies

Basic Walnut Oil Vinaigrette  /  Two Tarts

Creamy Butternut Squash Macaroni & Cheese  /  Eat Yourself Skinny!

Spiced Pumpkin Martini  /  Eat Yourself Skinny!

Cinnamon & Honey Spiced [Broiled] Grapefruit  /  Eat Yourself Skinny!

Corn, Tomato and Black Bean Tostadas with Creamy Cilantro Dressing / theKitchn

Lebanese Fattoush Salad with Grilled Chicken  /  Everyday Health

Pesto-Topped Grilled Summer Squash / Eating Well

Black and Pinto Bean Salad with Lime and Cilantro Dressing / Keep It Simple Foods

Blood Orange Gin Sparkler / 101 Cookbooks

Raspberry Mint Mojitos / Eat Yourself Skinny!

Creamy Pumpkin Pie with a Hazelnut Crust  /  Two Tarts

Zucchini, Squash and Ricotta Galette / Eat Yourself Skinny!

Almond Custard Pie with Lavendar Syrup / Adventures in Cooking

Vietnamese-Style Summer Rolls with Peanut Sauce / CHOW

Watermelon Ice Pops / Eat Yourself Skinny

Zucchini Tart with Gruyere Cheese and Herbs / Food.com

60-Second Detox Homemade Strawberry Lemonade / Oh She Glows!

Poached Eggs with Kale & Bacon / Former Chef

Summer Corn Salad / 101 Cookbooks

Baby Kale, Mozzarella and Egg Bake / Kalyn’s Kitchen

Summer Pea, Watermelon and Farro Salad  /  Eat Yourself Skinny!

Lasagna Pie/ The Not So Desperate Chef Wife
Crust made with crescent rolls


Citrus Butter Cookies / The Pioneer Woman Blog

Mini Peanut Butter Cups in a Jar (Vegan) / Oh She Glows!
This recipe uses tofu for the filling 

Tzatziki (Cucumber and Yogurt Greek Sauce) /  Pinch My Salt

Margarita Pie / Dessert For Two (Southern Desserts Scaled Down to Size)

Spicy Lentils with Sweet Potato and Kale / Eat, Live, Run

Creamy Lime Squares / Eat, Live, Run

Blueberry Orange Cornmeal Pancakes  /  Pinch My Salt

Pimiento Cheese  /  Canal House Cooking

Scrambled Egg Bites  /  (Never Home) Maker

Squash Puff  /  Kitchen Parade

White Chicken Chili  /  Kitchen Parade

Meatball Soup with Broccoli Rabe  /  Kitchen Parade

Broccoli Rigatoni with Chickpeas & Lemon  /  Kitchen Parade

Lemon Asparagus Pasta  /  Kitchen Parade

Cinnamon Sugar Cookies  /  Kitchen Parade

Lemon Meringue Pie  /  Kitchen Parade

Banana Oatmeal Cookies  /  Banana-Oatmeal Cookies

Banana Floats  /  Kitchen Parade

Homemade Frozen Yogurt with Blackberry Sauce  /  Kitchen Parade

Asian Chicken Salad  /  Kitchen Parade

Lemon Chive Chicken Salad / Kitchen Parade

Beef Tacos with Avocado Cucumber Mango Salsa / Kitchen Parade

Pumpkin Maple Sourdough Cake / Pinch My Salt

Best Basic Deviled Eggs / Pinch My Salt

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing  /  Kitchen Parade

Mango Chicken Salad  /  Kitchen Parade

Mango Lassi with Fresh Mint  /  Kitchen Parade

Mango & Beet Smoothie  /  Kitchen Parade

Lemon Chive Chicken Salad  /  Kitchen Parade

Lucky Black Eyed Pea Salad and Lucky Black Eyed Pea Soup  /  Kitchen Parade

Chilled Ginger Cantaloupe Soup / Pinch My Salt

Shrimp Salad (w/ Cantaloupe)  /  Kitchen Parade

Cranberry Applesauce with Fresh Ginger  /  Pinch My Salt

Winter Pesto with Pasta  /  Kitchen Parade

Warm Butternut Squash and Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing  /  Kitchen Parade


APPETIZERS
Baked Brie with Brown Sugar Cranberries / Sprinkled with Flour
Basil Cream Cheese Dip
/ Kitchen Parade
Brie and Cherry Pastry Cups / Eat Yourself Skinny
Bright Basil Bean Dip / Kath Eats Real Food
Gougères / 101 Cookbooks (made with fennel, ale and sharp cheese)
Lavender Crunch Hummus / Kath Eats Real Food
Middle Eastern Fire-Roasted Eggplant Dip:  Baba Ganoush / Aarti Sequeira (Food Network Chef)
Pumpkin Spice Dip with Gingersnaps (and GREAT oatmeal topping!) /  Keep It Simple Foods
Tabbouleh / Mayo Clinic – Wrap this traditional Middle Eastern salad in lettuce, tuck it in a pita pocket, or serve it as a side dish. This version has more vegetables than grain.

BEANS / LEGUMES

BEEF
Beef Tacos with Avocado Cucumber Mango Salsa / Kitchen Parade
Spicy Beef with Thai Basil / The Food Addicts
Steak “Bun” (Vietnamese Dish) / Eating Well Magazine

BEVERAGES / DRINKS / PUNCHES (NO ALCOHOL)

BEVERAGES / DRINKS (w/ ALCOHOL)

BEVERAGES (SMOOTHIES)

Blackberry Rosemary Lemonade / Sprinkled with Flour
Frozen Gin Lemonade
/ Vegetarian Times
Ginger Tea (Hot)
/ Vegetarian Times
Key Lime Pie Martini
/ Emeril Lagasse (Food Network)
Lime, Grapefruit and Ginger Juice / 101 Cookbooks
Mint Tea
/ Aarti Sequeira (Food Network)
Peach Bellinis / Vegetarian Times – This crisp and refreshing cocktail was invented in Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy, (Hemingway’s hangout) in the 1940s and named after an Italian artist. For a nonalcoholic version, substitute seltzer water for the sparkling wine.
Pear-Ginger Shooters / Eating Well Magazine
Pomegranate Champagne Punch
/ Eating Well Magazine
Sorrel Drink / Vegetarian Times
Spiced POM Cider (non-alcoholic)
/ POM Wonderful
Three Citrus Basil Cocktail / Vegetarian Times
Strawberry Basil Yogurt Cooler
/ Aarti Paarti
Watermelon Margaritas / Vegetarian Times

BREADS / MUFFINS
Apple Spice Bread with Apple Cider Glaze  /  Eat, Live, Run
Apple Quick Bread with Pecan Streusel  /  CHOW
Autumn Pumpkin Bread
/ Kitchen Parade
Grandma’s Banana Bread / Eat Yourself Skinny!
Mrs. Myer’s Banana Bread / Alexandra’s Kitchen
Shhh Banana Bread / Kitchen Parade
Blueberry Maple Muffins / Eating Well Magazine
Cardamom-Crumb Coffee Cake / Eating Well Magazine
Cheddar & Chive Guinness Bread  /  The Kitchn
Chocolate Cherry Pumpkin Bread / Lil Veggie Patch
Cranberry Lime Scones with Lime Glaze / Sprinkled with Flour – Looks great but I’d like to change out flour and other ingredients to make “healthier”
Cream Cheese-Filled Carrot Cake Gems / Prevention Magazine – These muffins are perfect for fueling workouts or as a mid-afternoon snack.
Crusty Garlic-Tuscan Herb Loaf  /  (Never Home) Maker
No knead but time consuming recipe – made in LeCreuset French Oven       
Egg Muffins / Kalyn’s Kitchen
Herbes De Provence Cheddar Buttermilk Biscuits
/ Sprinkled with Flour
Honey- & Goat Cheese-Filled Fig Muffins
/ Eating Well Magazine
Honey Oat Quick Bread
/ Eating Well Magazine
Lemon-Raspberry Muffins / Eating Well Magazine
Lemon Thyme Shortbread / Alexandra’s Kitchen
Limelight Blueberry Muffins
/ Cooking Light
Meyer Lemon Cupcakes with Candied Lemon Zest / The Food Addicts
Multi-Grain Molasses Bread
/ ‘Lil Veggie Patch
No-Knead Bread / New York Times
Orange Spice Banana Bread / GoodLife {eats}
Pumpkin Butter Swirl Butternut Pecan Bread / Oh She Glows
Sour Cream-Maple Bread  /  Williams-Sonoma
Spiced Apple Butter Bran Muffins / Eating Well Magazine
Squash Tea Bread / Eating Well Magazine
Whole Wheat Banana Bread  /  Pinch My Salt
Zucchini-Walnut Loaf
/ Eating Well Magazine

BREAKFAST / BRUNCH
Bacon & Egg (and Spinach) Breakfast Bake / Kitchen Parade
Comforting Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal / Oh She Glows
Mom’s Blueberry Coffeecake / Kitchen Parade
Pumpkin Oatmeal / Aarti Paarti
Raspberry Morning Cake / Kitchen Parade
Tomato Basil Quiche / Kitchen Parade

FISH / SEAFOOD
Easy Salmon Cakes with Creamy Dill Sauce / Eating Well Magazine (2 different pages)
Salmon Cakes with Creamy Ginger-Sesame Sauce
/ Ellie Krieger (Food Network)
Salmon & Escarole Packets with Lemon-Tarragon Butter / Eating Well Magazine
Roasted Salmon & Asparagus / Kitchen Parade

MISCELLANEOUS
Happy Thanksgiving Homemade Pumpkin Butter / Oh She Glows
Homemade Microwave Caramel Corn / Kitchen Parade
Tangerine Lemon Curd  /  Joy the Baker

PASTA / PASTA SAUCES
Skillet Gnocchi with Chard & White Beans / Eating Well Magazine
Tomato Walnut Basil Pasta / Oh She Glows

PORK / LAMB
Pork Cutlets with Maple-Spiced Apples & Red Cabbage / Eating Well Magazine

POULTRY

RICE / GRAINS
Quinoa Pilaf in Lettuce Cups / Aarti Paarti
Sweet Potato and Smoked Chile Grits  /  Bobby Flay

SALADS / DRESSINGS
Apple Yogurt Salad / Kitchen Parade – looks delicious!
Height-of-Summer Tomato Salad / Vegetarian Times
Indian Cucumber and Yogurt Salad – Cucumber Raita
/ Aarti Paarti
Mango and Black Rice Chicken Salad / Delicious Living
Power Food Broccoli Salad / Kitchen Parade
Sesame Tuna Salad / Eating Well Magazine
Southwestern Corn & Black Bean Salad / Eating Well Magazine
Mexican Fruit Salad with Winter Fruit or Summer Fruit / Kitchen Parade
Red Cabbage Salad with Pears & Walnuts / Vegetarian Times – Dressing looks interesting with vinegar, oil, pomegranate syrup, and dijon mustard.
Red & Green Warm Spinach Salad / Kitchen Parade – looks delicious! – Quick sautéed spinach with a garlicky yogurt sauce, toasted walnuts, pomegranate seeds and fresh mint.  Low carb.

SANDWICHES / BURGERS
Indian Tea Sandwiches / Vegetarian Times – Inspired by one of India’s most popular street foods, these open-faced sandwiches make an energizing snack. Use bread that’s loaded with nuts and whole grains, such as Best Winter Wheat from Oroweat.
Jamaican Veggie Patties
/ 101 Cookbooks (via Bryant Terry’s Vegan Soul Kitchen)
L.O.V.E. Wrap Sandwich (Lettuce, Onion, Vegetable, Egg Salad) / Ellie Krieger (Food Network)
Pea-lafel Sandwiches with Minty Yogurt Sauce / Aarti Paarti
Vegetarian Lentil Burgers / 101 Cookbooks

SIDE DISHES
Moroccan Carrot Salad with Parsley and Roasted Lemon / Aarti Sequeira (Food Network Chef)
Perfect Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes / Kitchen Parade
Red Potato Colcannon
/ Eating Well Magazine
Smashed Potatoes & Broccoli / Kitchen Parade
Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash / Eating Well Magazine

SLOW COOKER RECIPES
Overnight Oatmeal / Eating Well Magazine
Slow Cooker Turkey Breast / Kitchen Parade

SOUPS / STEWS / CHILI
Collard Green & Black-Eyed Pea Soup / Eating Well Magazine
Curried Black Bean, Coconut, and Sweet Potato Soup / Keep It Simple Foods
Curry-Kuri Squash Soup / Vegetarian Times
Italian Peasant Soup with Cabbage, Beans and Cheese
/ Eating Well Magazine
Red Lentil Soup / Aarti Sequeira (Food Network Chef)
Spinach Soup with Perfect Hard Cooked Eggs / Kitchen Parade
Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili for Two / Eating Well Magazine

SWEETS / DESSERTS
Avocado, Lime & Cornmeal Pound Cake / Life in Recipes
Carrot Oatmeal Cookies / 101 Cookbooks
Butterscotch Souffle / The Food Addicts
Cinnamon Chai Cream Pie with Hazelnut Crust / Sprinkled with Flour
Frozen Key Lime Mousse
/ Emeril Lagasse (Food Network)
Frozen Banana Bites / (never home) maker
Hot and Sweet Mango Crumble
/ Sunita’s World
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies / Kitchen Parade
Orange Pomegranate Tart / Sprinkled with Flour
Pumpkin Pie Brownie “Cupcakes”
(Vegan) / 101 Cookbooks
Pumpkin Pillows / Kraft Recipes – Pumpkin and cream cheese in wonton wrappers with caramel dip
Sweet Potato Pudding Cake / Eating Well Magazine
Triple Ginger Cookies / 101 Cookbooks

VEGETABLES

VEGETARIAN ENTREE SALADS
Easy Avocado-Lime Black Bean Salad / Oh She Glows
Grapefruit-Soba Noodle Salad with Spicy Peanut Sauce / Vegetarian Times
Massaged Kale Salad with Mango and Pepitas / Aarti Paarti

VEGETARIAN ENTREES

Asparagus Custard Tart & Green or Fruit Salad with Orange-Cumin Vinaigrette / Kitchen Parade
Beatnik Spinach – Spinach with Yellow Moong Dal (Lentils) / Aarti Paarti
Green Monster Stir Fry / Recipe for Life
Potato & Chickpea Curry with Rice
/ Vegetarian Times
Sweet Potato Fritters  with Smokey Pinto Beans  /  Eating Well Magazine

MENU IDEAS

POM Wonderful Pomegranate Dinner Party
Cucumber Orange Salad on Bed of Napa Cabbage with Orange-Pomegranate Vinaigrette
Bow Tie Pasta Salad with Pomegranate-Poached Salmon and Topped with Crispy Salmon Skin (not sure about the salmon skin!)
Pork Ribs with Honey Pomegranate Glaze and Roasted Onions
Frozen Pomegranate and Lychee Cups
along with Pom Juice and Pomegranate inspired cocktails

TIPS & TECHNIQUES
How to Preserve Basil in the Freezer / Kitchen Parade
How to Cook Popcorn in the Microwave in a Paper Bag – No Oil / Kitchen Parade
How to Remove Seeds from a Pomegranate / Kitchen Parade

HOMEMADE SKIN CARE RECIPES
Lemon Sugar Scrub / Oh She Glows

BAKING FOR YOUR PET
Valentine’s Day Dog Treat Recipes  /  Dogster
Quick & Healthy Homemade Dog Treats  /  Cesar’s Way

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