Comfort food doesn't always have to mean cans of soup, lots of cheese and butter. There are so many dishes out there packed with fresh veggies and fruits, lean meats and simple sauces that satisfy your body and soul.
So tell us...what are some of your go-to comfort food classics with a healthy twist? Whether for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert, we're looking for YOUR recipes!
Share below and include a note telling us a little about the recipe and why it's such a hit. If it's selected, it'll be featured in our upcoming book, along with your name and hometown. Plus, you'll receive a FREE copy of the cookbook!
We couldn't create our cookbooks without you, and the comfort-food books are some of our most loved. We're honored that so many of you take the time to submit your favorite recipes, so please click here and share today!
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10 lucky winners will be selected later this week and the more recipes you share, the better your chances of winning! Ready to share? Click here!
We're not sure how the weather is in your neck of the woods, but our springtime weather has been pretty rainy so far. But we know that brighter days are right around the corner, and we're sure that you're looking forward to them just as much as we are. So today, even though it doesn't feel much like Spring, we're hoping that your recipes will put us in a blue-sky state of mind.
So tell us...
What are YOUR favorite SPRINGTIME SUPPER recipes? Share 'em all in today's Recipe Round-Up!
Dilly Cucumber Salad This recipe was shared with us by Debra Holme, all the way from Victoria, Australia! She writes, "When I moved here to Australia, I brought along my Gooseberry Patch books. I absolutely love your books. They make me a bit homesick, but they are comforting to look at and read. I’ve introduced them to some of my new Aussie neighbors. I am happy to share this recipe with you." We love the recipe, Debra, and we're glad we could bring you a little flavor of home!
4 c. cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced 3/4 c. sour cream 1 T. oil 1 t. sugar 1/2 t. garlic salt 1/2 t. salt 1/2 t. white vinegar 1/4 t. dill weed
Place cucumbers in a serving bowl. In a separate bowl, mix remaining ingredients except dill weed; add to cucumbers and toss to coat. Sprinkle dill weed over salad. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour. Mix lightly before serving. Makes 5 to 6 servings.
Whether you're celebrating Easter with a big group or just having a backyard egg hunt, there's bound to be something tasty on the menu! This week, we're gathering up your best savory dishes for this family feast, from brunch to dinner.
So, tell us...
What are your favorite SAVORY EASTER recipes? Share 'em all in today's Recipe Round-Up!
This classic Easter dish has a secret that you probably already have in your pantry! The recipe appears in our cookbook, 101 Cozy Casseroles.
Scalloped Potatoes Lynnette Zaunmiller from San Tan Valley, Arizona shared this recipe with us. She writes, "My mother used to make this recipe quite often...there were three of us girls and we all loved it!"
3 potatoes, peeled and sliced 6 slices bacon, halved 1 onion, chopped 3 T. fried chicken coating mix 1/2 t. salt 2 c. milk 1 c. shredded Cheddar cheese
In a saucepan over medium heat, cover potatoes with water and cook until almost tender; drain. Meanwhile, cook bacon and onion in a skillet over medium heat. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. Add coating mix, salt and milk to reserved drippings; cook until thickened. Fold potatoes into bacon mixture. Transfer to a greased 3-1/2 quart casserole dish and bake, covered, at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove cover, top with cheese and bake for another 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Serves 6.
Families are busier than ever these days and, whether you have school-age kids or are empty-nesters, everyone could use a few time-saving recipes for the kitchen. Today we're gathering up the quickest of the quick and we'd love to see which dishes come to the rescue for you!
So tell us...
What are your favorite 30-MINUTE MEAL Recipes? Share 'em all in today's Recipe Round-Up!
Here's one of our favorite quick & easy recipes from our cookbook, Simple Shortcut Recipes, on sale for $1.99 this week only!
Buffalo Chicken Salad Sliders This recipe was shared with us by Wendy Perry from Lorton, Virginia. It's a zesty twist on chicken salad, that's bound to become a new family favorite.
3/4 c. mayonnaise 1/4 c. sour cream 2 T. hot pepper sauce 1 t. garlic powder 1/2 t. salt 3 c. cooked chicken, diced 3/4 c. celery, diced 1/2 c. sweet onion, diced 8 potato dinner rolls, split
In a bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, hot sauce and seasonings until well mixed. Stir in chicken, celery and onion. Top rolls with chicken mixture. Makes 8.
It doesn't get any easier than a one-pot meal, so inside this free download, you'll find 25 of our best-tasting, tried & true recipes. Perfect for those busy nights when time is short, tummies are rumbling and no one wants to do dishes!
The Christmas season brings swirling snowflakes, cookie swaps and caroling parties, not to mention gifts to wrap and Christmas dinner with the whole family. You'll need a helping hand, so why not put your slow cooker to work?
Fall not only brings beautiful leaves, warm cider and hayrides in the country...it also brings busy back-to-school nights, game-day get-togethers and Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings. What a perfect season to put your slow cooker to work, and what better cookbook to use than our newest title, Slow-Cooker Fall Favorites?
When the weather turns cool, we turn to our autumn kitchen for those tried & true favorites of the season. Using the best seasonal ingredients, we've created a collection of hearty recipes and festive fall ideas you'll love...it doesn't get much better than Harvest Homestyle Recipes!