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These blender crepes are so easy to make, and are perfect to serve for breakfast or dessert. They can be filled with fruit, jam, yogurt, ice cream, you name it!

Czech Crepes with Berries and Cream

These easy tostones also known as patacones or fried green plantains are made healthier in the air fryer. No deep frying, just a few spritzes of olive oil for a crispy, delicious appetizer or side dish.

Tostones (Twice Air Fried Plantains)

Pollo in Potacchio is an Italian braised chicken dish made with tomatoes, rosemary and garlic. The chicken cooks until it's fork tender, which is great served with pasta, noodles, spaghetti squash or polenta.

Pollo in Potacchio (Braised Chicken with Tomatoes and Rosemary)

These Gingerbread cookies are made with a fraction of the butter – yet they still have the same great flavor and texture. This year I wanted to make them into Christmas trees. No cookie cutter required, all I used was a knife to cut them into triangles!

Gingerbread Christmas Tree Cookies

If you're making a big bone-in ham for the holidays this year, don’t throw away the leftover ham bone once all the meat’s been cut off. It’s a key ingredient in this soup that adds instant flavor with minimal effort! Here I added some vegetables, potatoes and cabbage, there are no beans but you can add some if you wish. So delicious and easy to make!

Leftover Ham Bone Soup with Potatoes and Cabbage

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash are delicious on their own, but adding bacon and a maple soy glaze makes them over-the-top delicious! Made all on one sheet pan, you can double or triple this recipe to feed a crowd by adding more sheet pans.

Maple Soy Glazed Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash with Bacon

This easy makeover Spinach Gratin is creamy and decadent, with a hint of nutmeg baked in the oven topped with melted cheese for a must at your Holiday table!

Makeover Spinach Gratin

Roasted spaghetti squash with bacon and Parmesan cheese is a great way to top spaghetti squash for an easy, tasty side dish. Although there are several methods to cook spaghetti squash, my favorite way to make it is roasted. To roast the squash, I cut it on half lengthwise, remove the seeds and cook it cut down for about one hour.

Spaghetti Squash with Bacon and Parmesan

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash are tossed with olive oil, salt and pepper for an easy Fall side dish! Simply place them on a sheet pan and bake until tender and the Brussels are slightly charred on the edges.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash

Brussels Sprouts Gratin are roasted until crisp, then topped with a light cheese sauce made with Gruyere and Parmesan, and baked until brown and bubbling – the perfect Holiday dish! If you are as obsessed with Brussels sprouts as I am, you'll love these.

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Chicken Cacciatore made in an Instant! The sauce is hearty and chunky, loaded with chicken, tomatoes, peppers and onions (I sometimes add mushrooms too!)

Chicken Cacciatore Recipe (Instant Pot)

My weeknights are pretty hectic and my dinners are usually quick meals I can make in under 30 minutes. This is a quick Greek inspired chicken dish and a great way to make boneless chicken thighs. I'm sure chicken breast would work well with this too. Perfect with some fresh lemon and a Greek salad on the side.

Chicken Thighs with Artichoke Hearts and Feta Cheese

Dust off that waffle machine to make these fast and delicious Waffled Crab Cakes! This is so genius you're going to wonder why you haven't thought of this sooner. The crab cakes cook perfectly in the center, with golden edges in less than 3 minutes! And you get perfect little square pockets to hold the lemon juice or tartar sauce.

Waffled Crab Cakes

Hot and cheesy spinach dip, grab a chip, toast or crudites and dig in! Perfect for any gathering, you can double or triple the recipe as needed.

Hot Spinach Dip

Sweet Potato and Carrot “Tots”

I don't know about you, but for me the ONE thing I crave most on Thanksgiving is the stuffing! Sure, the turkey and gravy are all great too, and yes, even the cranberry sauce. But personally, no Thanksgiving is complete without the homemade stuffing, and this recipe never disappoints!

Chicken Sausage and Herb Stuffing

These Brussels sprouts start out in the skillet and get finished in the oven for perfectly charred edges, then they are drizzled with hot sauce and crumbled blue cheese – SO good!!

Buffalo Brussels Sprouts with Crumbled Blue Cheese

When you think of grilled vegetables, corn, eggplant, peppers and zucchini usually come to mind. But did you know you can make brussels sprouts on the grill too? They come out charred on the edges and make the perfect side to grilled steaks, pork or chicken.

Grilled Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze

This Watermelon, Jicama and Cucumber Salad is light and refreshing for a hot summer day. A great side for just about anything you put on the grill!

Watermelon, Jicama and Cucumber Salad

Colcannon is an Irish mashed potato dish mixed with greens and sometimes cabbage. I've also seen it with bacon, and most often topped with a knob of butter. This low-carb mashed swap uses cauliflower, which I have to say is really darn good!

Creamy Cauliflower Mash with Kale (Low-Carb Colcannon)

This is my quick version of Puerto Rican style beans, which I make with either pink or red canned beans and diced potatoes, perfect when you need a quick side.

Puerto Rican Style Beans

This is the EASIEST Instant Pot recipe EVER! Just TWO ingredients: salsa and chicken plus some spices makes a delicious juicy chicken that can be used in tacos, over rice, salads and more!

Instant Pot (Pressure Cooker) Easy Salsa Shredded Chicken

I have a weakness for Philly Cheesesteak sandwiches, so when my sister-in-law brought this philly cheesesteak dip to my Mom's on Christmas, I couldn't stop thinking about it for days – it was that good! I needed to figure out a way to make this lighter so I played around with it and came up with a solution, worthy to bring to any party!

Hot Chicken Philly Cheesesteak Dip

Eggs, spinach, artichokes and Feta cheese – a healthy breakfast casserole, perfect to feed a crowd. If you have family staying over for the holidays, this couldn't be easier.

Spinach, Feta, and Artichoke Breakfast Bake

Everything you love about pumpkin pie, made into a light and fluffy dip. Perfect for dipping apple wedges, graham crackers or gingersnaps.

Pumpkin Pie Dip

These sweet and spicy meatballs are made with ground turkey, cherry peppers and bacon (because who doesn't love bacon!) Topped with a BBQ glaze, they are perfect for weekend gatherings, football appetizers or anytime you want finger foods.

Sweet ‘n Spicy Turkey Meatballs with Bacon and BBQ Sauce

Cucumber, Parsley, Pineapple and Lemon Smoothie