Down Home Cooking

Comforting, wholesome, nutritious recipes.

Kale Chips with Hummus

Kale Chips with Hummus

If you’re determined to improve your eating habits, replacing potato chips and other snacks with healthier options is a good start.
Egg-Citing Meal-Prep Breakfast Recipes

Egg-Citing Meal-Prep Breakfast Recipes

This recipe turns the fluffy omelette into individual portions by baking the frittata into a muffin tray. Add your favorite ingredients.
Green Peppers Stuffed with Rice, Beans and Feta

Green Peppers Stuffed with Rice, Beans and Feta

This recipe, featuring beans and rice is a classic protein combination. Brown basmati rice has a delicious nutty flavor and is a whole grain. Pairing it with the sweetness of corn and salty tang of feta cheese results in a delightful variety of flavors and textures.
Tilapia with Sweet Peppers

Tilapia with Sweet Peppers

This simple-to-prepare recipe works well with any kind of white fish. Add a side of brown rice, quinoa or another delicious vegetable recipe.
Grilled Fruit Kebabs

Grilled Fruit Kebabs

This versatile recipe can be created with any delicious fruit found in your pantry.
Banana-Berry Smoothie Bowl

Banana-Berry Smoothie Bowl

You can take this bowl to the office or even drink it during your commute – and the kids will love it too. It’s also nutritious.
Red Hot Beet Salad

Red Hot Beet Salad

his salad is so jam-packed with nutrients it’s hard to believe it could taste so good. It’s a meal in itself or serve with your favorite meat or fish.
Roasted Eggplant Spread

Roasted Eggplant Spread

Use this eggplant spread on a sandwich in place of sliced deli meat or as a dip with whole-grain pita chips.
Glazed Chicken and Swiss Chard Roll Ups

Glazed Chicken and Swiss Chard Roll Ups

This recipe is a fun way to marry chicken and Swiss chard. Fill and roll the chicken cutlets with a flavorful blend of vegetables.
Cauliflower Rice Stuffed Peppers

Cauliflower Rice Stuffed Peppers

If you like stuffed peppers but don't like the high carbs from the rice then this is the recipe for you. Its high on taste but low on carbs.
Pepper Burrito “Bowls”

Swap Meat for Mushrooms for a Healthier Meal

Meaty portabella mushrooms take the place of meat in these vegetarian-friendly pepper burrito bowls, brown rice and beans.
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A Dirt-Simple Method to Master The Perfect Steak

Preparing a steak masterpiece is not hard, if you do it right. I'm going to show you how!
Cool Drinks

Try Refreshing Sugar-free Lemonade This Summer

Use these two easy recipes to make healthy, homemade lemonade.
Gazpacho

The American Ingredient Inspiring Top French Chefs

French cuisine doesn’t have to be rich to be delicious. I use pistachios because of their natural, healthy fats and oils.
Asparagus with Parmesan

Asparagus with Parmesan

Steam asparagus, as the recipe calls, or throw it on the grill and then top with a drizzle of parmesan sauce.