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Meatless recipes are a great way to fill your family with nutritious vegetables and whole grains. Try our Summer Vegetable Gratin or Stuffed Peppers with Farro.

Summer vegetables roasted in a cast iron skillet with toasted breadcrumbs.

Vegetable Gratin

A vegetable gratin without cream that's bursting with flavor from fresh summer produce like squash, tomatoes, peppers, and onions. Is your summer produce overflowing? Do you have zucchini threatening to take over your yard? That's what happens when you have a garden and lots of sunshine and rain and nice, warm temperatures. A few weeks …

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Tomato soup in a bowl with grated cheese on top.

Easy Tomato Soup Recipe

This Easy Tomato Soup Recipe is ready in under an hour! It's made with canned tomatoes, dried herbs, fresh onion, and cream—just add a grilled cheese! Figuring out what to make for dinner can be a frustrating thing for a parent who's just come in from a long day at work or dealing with kids. It's …

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Easy Black Bean Soup in a white bowl garnished with cilantro and salsa.

Easy Black Bean Soup

Easy Black Bean Soup made with canned beans and pre-chopped mix of onions, peppers, and celery. Healthy dinner on the table in less than one hour! Do y'all remember when those round containers of Soup Starter mixes first came out? I imagine it was in the late 70s, early 80s. I used to beg my …

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Easy Crustless Quiche Recipe

Easy crustless quiche recipe made with spinach, peppers, and onion—no cream and no flour. Add a little feta cheese and this is a healthy, simple meal for breakfast or a quick supper. I have to admit, I love a perfect, rich quiche made with cream and butter and cheese—like this one. And I adore pie …

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Chickpea salad that's super easy and healthy, with just chickpeas, parsley, onion, and capers, mixed with a lemon vinaigrette.

Chickpea Salad Recipe

Simple chickpea salad that's super easy and healthy, with just chickpeas, parsley, onion, and capers, mixed with a lemon vinaigrette. Easy and delicious! A couple of weeks ago, my friend Tracy and I walked along the Atlanta Beltline to get our exercise for the day. Then we rewarded ourselves by stopping at Victory Sandwich Bar for …

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Vegetable Hash with Fried Eggs

Vegetable Hash with Eggs

Do you love easy recipes as much as I do? This is not even a recipe, but more of a technique or idea. There are no set amounts and there are no set ingredients except for the egg. How's that for instruction? We're trying to eat a little healthier around here, so having eggs for …

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stuffed peppers

Stuffed Peppers

A few weeks ago I bought some ready-made stuffed peppers at Costco and we absolutely loved them. There were six or eight in the container so I put most of them in the freezer and we got several meals out of them. Then we wanted more, so I went to work coming up with a …

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Easy Polenta Recipe

This easy polenta recipe is creamy and cheesy and bakes in the oven—no stirring required! Here's what I don't understand about polenta: How is it that Southerners never discovered this dish? We do everything imaginable with cornmeal—bake it as cornbread, fry it as hushpuppies, use it as breading or thickener—how did we never cook it …

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Three Bean Salad

Three Bean Salad

Three Bean Salad is a tangy and sweet bean salad that can accompany grilled or roasted meats and makes a perfect addition to a vegetarian menu. Thanksgiving menus abound with starchy, cheesy, fat-laden dishes. That's what makes Thanksgiving so wonderful! You get to eat all the potatoes, cheese, bread, and butter that you want and …

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