Once you taste tomato butter, you may never go back to ketchup. Preserve the sweet and tart taste of a good tomato to use throughout winter.
Add a little confectioner's sugar to a basil pesto and use it as a sauce on sweet melon.
Get a whiff of Elizabethan England with these orange, cinnamon, and date muffins.
Served warm, these pineapple muffins with a crunchy streusel topping is like having your own personal-sized pineapple upside down cake.
Ever thought about jump starting your day with vegetables? Mix some kale with sweet pineapple into a smoothie and you'll forget this is a 'good for you' breakfast.
Itching for a summer project? Try making your own yogurt! With milk, active cultures, and a little bit of time you'll have the creamiest, smoothest yogurt you've ever tasted.
Everything they say about Vitamixes is true. Here's a great smoothie to prove it.
This savory chickpea dish was part of an Indian buffet at a party, but could work nicely as a side dish. Put the finishing touch on an Indian-themed dinner with these mango yogurt smoothies, or whip them up for an afternoon snack.
Looking for a quick and healthy breakfast on the run? Try these peanut butter breakfast bars paired with a smoothie or fresh fruit.
Using canned tomatoes means homemade salsa can still be tasty and fresh minus the difficult task of chopping and seeding tomatoes. Adjust the consistency, and the spiciness, to your taste.
Try a vegan substitute for cheese by blending cashews, water, and yeast, and adding different flavors such as fruit or herbs. Spread it on crackers for snack, or serve as a condiment with dinner.
Planning a party? Try these two easy appetizer ideas that can be prepped ahead of time. Top mini crab cakes with a tangy, creamy artichoke tartar sauce, and toss toasted pecans with bacon bits.
Buttermilk biscuits and salty country ham are a match made in heaven. Kick it up a notch by incorporating the ham directly into the biscuit and adding a layer of cheese.
There's still time to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Stuff egg rolls with a chicken and veggie filling, and deep fry them for crispy treat to dip in a sweet and sour sauce.
Avocado is the secret ingredient in this smoothie that packs in your daily greens and fruit into one glass for a meal on the go.
Try chewy, homemade granola bars for breakfast on the go, a school snack day, or keep some stashed in the freezer.
Making Vietnamese spring rolls at home is easier than you might think. With a little practice rice paper, shrimp, pork shoulder, and veggies roll right up and become a delicious snack or side.
Perfect for dunking in coffee or tea, homemade biscotti keeps for a couple weeks and is great to have on hand when friends drop by. Get creative and add any type of dried fruit or nuts to the dough.
Spiced candied nuts are a scrumptious holiday snack you can make in 10 minutes.
Oreos combined with a block of cream cheese and then rolled in chocolate? Surprisingly good!
Transport yourself to the French countryside with these simple and delicate little cakes.
Crispy and covered in a sugary glaze, apple fritters are a sweet way to get your 'apple a day.'
Whether you just need a handful, or want to wow dinner guests with a big bowl of hot fresh chips, you can make your own homemade tortilla chips in minutes.
Easy to make, and great on everything from a bagel to a sandwich, this sweet and savory jam will leave your mouth watering.