Our Favorite Recipes

If You Need a Cheesecake for National Cheesecake Day, We Have Just the One

A few days ago, two friends and I got into a fight over the merits of cheesecake as an acceptable dessert. They love cheesecake as it is in its natural form: buttery crust; tangy, creamy filling; and possibly a fruity topping. I love cheesecake in its adapted forms: frozen pops, inspired ice creams, even a little no-bake cheesecake bar. As […]

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Diary of a Saucy Lady: 6 Ways to Use Our No-Cook Mojo

Pungent, sour, and refreshing, this simple Caribbean sauce of garlic, citrus, oil, and cumin was born for hot-weather cooking—and eating. Mojo Sauce A combination of fresh-squeezed orange and lime juices will approximate the flavor of sour orange, which is traditionally used in this citrusy Cuban version of mojo sauce. If you can find a Seville orange (the most common variety of […]

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8 Recipes That Deserve the Perfect Over-Easy Egg

Scrambled, poached, deviled, and hard-boiled eggs are all pretty great, but right now, we’re crushing hard on over-easy eggs. This protein-packed breakfast only takes a few minutes to prepare and can be eaten alone or served over salads, sandwiches, and pastas. If you’re worried about high levels of dietary cholesterol found in eggs, don’t be. Research proves that eggs can be included in a healthy diet. […]

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A Bride’s Guide to Recipes for the Week of Your Wedding

Wedding season is in full swing, and as a recent bride, I know all too well what a hectic schedule you are running, especially the week of the big day! In between final dress fittings, making sure all the groomsmen sent in their tux sizes, and putting the finishing touches on hotel welcome boxes, you still need to continue to eat […]

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5 Tasty Toppings for Our Quinoa Pizza Crust

Have you checked out our guide to making a Quinoa Pizza Crust? No? We’ll wait right here if you haven’t…   Sounds easy and yummy, right? While these simple Caprese-esque toppings are perfect for summer, this is a crust you can employ all year with a variety of toppings. Here’s inspiration for keeping the pizza party going. Simply bake the crust […]

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Diary of a Saucy Lady: 6 Ways to Use Our No-Cook Tomato Sauce

There is nothing better than a sweet, juicy, sun-ripened tomato. Make the most of the season’s bounty with this fresh no-cook tomato sauce. Fresh Tomato Sauce Balsamic vinegar, basil, and summer tomatoes—yes, please! The secret ingredient here is a touch of molasses, which adds caramelized flavor to this no-cook sauce. Ingredients 1 pound ripe tomatoes, divided (such as Campari) 3 […]

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Are They Clean?: Condiments

Hidden sugar, salt, and fat are lurking in most convenience products, so if you’re looking to clean up your diet, they’re one of the first places to start. They’re not, however, always the easiest places to adhere to the clean eating philosophy. After all, they’re called convenience products for a reason. They don’t require a lot of effort, and they save you buckets of time. […]

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A Clean Eater’s Guide to Making Your Own Nut Butters

Nut butters are a great way to add flavor, texture, and a dose of healthy fat to dishes and snacks, but some commercial options add things like sugar or even partially-hydrogenated oils for texture enhancement. Fortunately, homemade nut butters taste better, are easy to make,  and keep this tasty treat firmly in the category of clean eating. Since homemade nut […]

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5 Dishes You Must Try from Our New August Issue

Our brand-new August issue hits newsstands this week, just as summer is in full swing, and home gardens are churning out tomatoes, zucchini, and summer-ripe produce as quickly as you can pick it. If you need inspiration for new, fresh, and creative ways to use what you’re growing or buying this summer, we’re here to help. Here, 5 dishes from our […]

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Five on Friday: Make a Tropical Escape on National Piña Colada Day

You don’t have to ask me twice to celebrate National Piña Colada Day! Actually, you don’t even have to ask. I’ll probably be the one behind the blender, whirring together an intoxicating combination of pineapple, coconut, and rum. If you can’t get enough of the tropical tastes of the classic summer sipper, good news! We’ve found 5 ways you can […]

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