Follow this quick, easy, and foolproof recipe and none of your guests will know you didn't make the brownies from scratch. Throw in your favorite Halloween candy and you'll have a complete dessert spread in a matter of minutes. Check out the recipe here.
Quality slow cooker recipes for seafood can be hard to come by, so this version of cioppino, a tomato-based seafood stew that was invented in San Francisco, is a real gem. With a loaf of sourdough bread and a glass of white wine, this stew makes an effortless meal. To add this seafood staple to your slow cooker repertoire, read more
During Summer, kabobs are ideal for quick, simple dinners. While you can load the skewers with any proteins or vegetables, this recipe takes inspiration from the Caribbean. Chicken chunks are seasoned with jerk before being layered with bell peppers, red onions, and pineapples. The sweet, fresh fruit counteracts the spicy seasoning. To get the uncomplicated recipe, read more
For a super quick, middle of the week fix, make this vegetable chow mein for dinner. Ready in under 20 minutes, this meal is more rapid than ordering take out. Frozen veggies are mixed with coleslaw and noodles. A simple sauce — made with broth, cornstarch, oyster and red pepper sauces — seasons the dish. Sound delish? Get the recipe now, just read more
Even FitSugar admits that a birthday party is a wonderful occasion to splurge on a decadent dessert. Or in the case of her little girls' birthday party, two decadent desserts. Since it's a joint event that celebrates both her daughters birthdays, she is letting them each choose a dessert.
One has asked for a delicious cherry chocolate layered cake, and the other requests chocolate chip cupcakes. A spectacular mom, Fit will be using the following recipes to whip up these treats. Look at them when you read more
Peanut chicken is one of my favorite dishes to order out. There is something about the sweet, syrup-like sauce and the crunchy, salty peanuts that makes an exciting and delicious combination. However, you don't have to go out to an expensive restaurant to enjoy this dish. This recipe for spicy peanut chicken is surprisingly easy to cook and incorporates everyday supermarket ingredients. Serve with white rice and cold sake for a restaurant-quality dinner at home! Take a peek at the recipe when you read more
Most of the time, classic Tex-Mex food is full of delicious flavors and tons of fatty cheese and starchy chips. However, making Tex-Mex at home allows you to control the ingredients. For tonight's simple and scrumptious dinner, cereal provides crunch, low fat cheese is used in moderation, and large peppers replace flour tortillas. All of these substitutions help create a more health conscious dinner. To get the recipe to this beautifully presented meal, read more
A traditional seafood boil involves cooking shellfish and veggies in the sand for several hours under a huge pile of seaweed. This is a lot of work and definitely NOT a fast and easy dinner. However you can quickly create something along the same lines in the comfort of your very own kitchen. Tonight boil up a big pot of shrimp, potatoes, and corn. The shrimp plump succulently, the corn turns bright yellow, and the potatoes are melt in your mouth tender. Serve with super cold beer or chilled Sauvignon Blanc and chunks of good crusty sourdough. To learn how it's done, read more
Sometimes I think it's fun to take an ordinary dish and deconstruct it. Don't get overwhelmed, it's actually super easy. For example, instead of serving fajitas in a soft tortilla, serve them in a bowl over rice with crispy fried tortilla strips. Dinner comes together quickly in under a half an hour. By incorporating canned, frozen, and fresh ingredients, you create a meal that is layered with flavors and textures. Mash up a simple guacamole, chill the Pacifico and sit back - TGIF! Get this fast and easy recipe - read more
When it's the middle of the week and I am tired, cranky, and busy, I like to make myself a delicious strata - something between an omelette and a crustless quiche. There is virtually no cooking involved in this strata recipe - all you have to do is assemble the pieces and throw them into the oven for a little less than an hour. While it bakes you can unwind in the bath or read a magazine. Use a store-made basil pesto and purchase a bag of pre-grated cheese to cut prep time in half. For a heartier strata, toss sun-dried tomatoes and prosciutto into the dish before baking. Don't ask yourself what's for dinner tonight - simply make this dish - trust me you'll be satisfied, just read more