October 2020

pumpkin swirl cheesecake recipe

Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake

15 min prep time, 40 min baking time, serves 6 people This easy Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake recipe will show you how to bake a smooth and creamy cheesecake full of pumpkin flavor. Topped with orange JELL-O and filled with pumpkin puree, it makes for an amazing Fall treat & holiday dessert! Ingredients 16 oz pumpkin puree […]

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Oatmeal Crepes recipe

Oatmeal Crepes

10 min prep time, 10 min cooking time, serves 2 people

Do you want simple, tasty, and breakfast? We recommend you make Oatmeal Crepes! A great gluten-free alternative to flour based crepes, you can top them off with your favorite ingredients, or dress them down for a healthy weekend brunch. Either way, everyone will love them!

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vegetable stir fry recipe

Vegetable Stir Fry

15 min prep time, 30 min cooking time, serves 5 people

This Vegetable Stir Fry recipe is both easy to make and delicious. It’s always a shame to let precious vegetables go to waste. When you are worried about letting them go bad, put them all together in this dish. This one-pan veggie stir fry is delicious served as a main course for vegetarians or vegans, or as a side dish served with beef or chicken.

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homemade chocolate candy recipe

Homemade Chocolate Candy

45 min prep time, makes 30 candies

Have you ever wanted to make Homemade Chocolate Candy that will melt in your mouth? It is surprisingly easy to make your own chocolate all while avoiding artificial ingredients. When you make it at home, you know exactly what goes into it and can add your favorite healthy treats. We recommend using nuts, dried fruits, or berries to add a variety of flavors and textures to the chocolates as you and your guests bite into them. It’s the perfect dessert after dinner when you want to finish off the evening right.

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orange chicken recipe

Orange Chicken

10 min prep time, 25 min cooking time, serves 4 people

When you have a craving for Chinese cuisine and do not want to order or go out to eat, you can just make this Orange Chicken recipe. Made with boneless and skinless chicken thighs cut into bite-size pieces, marinated in cornstarch and egg whites, and then fried until golden and crispy. When combined with an orange sauce seasoned made from orange juice, garlic, and variety of other spices, it makes for a great protein source when served with steamed rice.

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Oatmeal pumpkin cookie recipe

Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies

10 min prep time, 25 min baking time, makes 24 cookies

It is pumpkin season, and today we have a fun dessert recipe for you: Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies. Besides being packed with vitamins and minerals, pumpkin is also relatively low in calories, as it’s 94% water. The best way to introduce pumpkin to your children it is to bake cookies. These healthy oatmeal pumpkin cookies serve as the perfect dessert, or ready-to-go breakfast! Made from old fashioned rolled oats, honey instead of sugar, coconut oil, dried cranberries, crunchy walnuts, and organic pumpkin puree, which gives the cookies a warm Fall flavor!

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quinoa chicken avocado salad recipe

Quinoa, Chicken, and Avocado Salad

10 minute prep time, 20 min cooking time, serves 4 people

This Quinoa, Chicken, and Avocado Salad is a great gluten free alternative to pasta salads. It’s packed with protein from quinoa and chicken, heart-healthy fats from avocado, and plenty of nutrition from the flavorful fresh vegetables. Make use of that leftover grilled chicken and spice up your salad, whether it is warm or cold. If you are vegetarian, feel free to skip the chicken without losing out on the rest of this simple and tasty salad.

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Blueberry pancakes recipe

Blueberry Pancakes

15 min prep time, 25 min cooking time, serves 6 people

Who doesn’t like pancakes? These Blueberry Pancakes are the perfect weekend breakfast or brunch dish! I used pancake mix but modified the recipe to include eggs, while also switching out the water with kefir or plain yogurt. By frying the pancakes in a little oil you will get golden crispy edges and soft fluffy centers. You will love both the texture of the soft pancakes as well as the taste of the blueberries ad they burst in your mouth with every bite.

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Mushroom Spinach Quiche recipe

Mushroom Spinach Quiche

15 min prep time, 30 min baking time, serves 6 people

A flavorful mushroom and spinach quiche makes for a perfect protein packed vegetarian breakfast or lunch. Easy to make with a premade pie crust, this vegetarian quiche is generously garnished with delicious veggies and a creamy, cheesy filling. This recipe is appropriate as both an appetizer or a main course depending on how hungry you are.

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Baked chicken parmesan meatballs recipe

Baked Chicken Meatballs with Parmesan Cheese

15 min prep time, 25 min bake time, serves 6 people

I always think of ways I can spice up chicken breast recipes to make them healthy and delicious. One common way I do this is by baking instead of pan frying ground chicken. Mixing the protein rich chicken with garlic and parmesan cheese adds a lot of flavor to an otherwise bland dish. Garnish with parsley and serve as an appetizer. You’re going to love them!

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Oatmeal banana almond cake recipe

Oatmeal Banana Almond Cake

10 min prep time, 30 min baking time, serves 8 people

Instead of eating the same boring oatmeal for breakfast, try out this Oatmeal Banana Almond Cake recipe. It is both simple and tasty, offering both a soft and moist texture from the bananas and crunchy bite thanks to the sliced almonds. The cranberries give the cake a subtle tart, while the honey adds a sweet character to compliment the bananas. What makes it even better is that it is dessert that is just as good the next day, giving you the option of eating it for breakfast, or as leftovers for days to come.

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beef patties and potatoes recipe

Beef Patties and Potatoes

20 min prep time, 30 min cooking time, serves 6 people

This dish is an Azerbaijani variety of the Turkish dish Tava Kebab, which combines beef patties with potatoes and a variety of vegetables. The most common version starts by mixing the beef with finely chopped onions and garlic, shaping the mixture into patties and then pan-frying them.
The dish is garnished with fresh pepper, tomatoes, and served as the main course of a larger meal.

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Turkish Flatbread (Pide) recipe


15 min prep time, 2 hour wait time, 25 min baking time

Pide is a flatbread very much like pita that is often made in countries throughout Eastern Europe and the Middle East. This homemade pide recipe is easy to make and requires a few ingredients you may already have on hand! Mix up the very simple dough, let it rise, and experience the magic of fresh, warm, perfectly tasty homemade pide. We recommend eating it with feta cheese and tomatoes for the full experience!

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walnut and raisin pinwheels recipe

Walnut and Raisin Pinwheels

15 min prep time, 20 min baking time, makes 12 pieces

These Walnut and Raisin Pinwheels are one of the most tasty and easy to make desserts. If you are having last minute guests over or you simply do not have enough time in the day, this is the perfect recipe, as it takes under 30 minutes to make! Flaky puff pastry dough wrapped around a sweet rich raisin and crunchy walnut filling. We are sure you will enjoy it!

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Pan Seared Strip Steak with Mashed Potatoes recipe

Pan Seared Strip Steak and Mashed Potatoes

10 min prep time, 25 min cooking time, serves 4 people

If you have ever wanted to make a steakhouse quality main course meal, pan seared steak infused with garlic, rosemary, and butter will do the trick. Searing the outside of the steak while keeping the inside juicy gives your steak the best of both worlds. Serve it with creamy mashed potatoes and you will have a dinner indistinguishable from your favorite steakhouse.

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