Blue Ribbon Healthy American Dessert Recipes


Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

By patricia martin
You know you have a good recipe when your hubby asks you to make it and...

Fudgy Keto Brownies

By Jenny Wickham Nelson
I have been trying recipes for low carb or Keto-friendly brownies and I have not had...

The Best Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

By anna messina
These cookies are awesome! Moist & chewy! With only 85 calories per cookie, you can...

Gluten Free Coconut Macaroon Cookies

By Carole F
There is NO flour in the recipe whatsover..they are delish!

Sunshine in a Bowl

By Amy Croyle
I came up with this when my sister was pregnant with her first child. She would...

Banana Loaf in a Crock Pot

By NIKKI SMITH
As an Diabetic, I try to recreate favorite foods so that I can eat them. This...

Grilled Stone Fruit

By Ashley Muller
I just love stone fruits such as peaches or nectarines, apricots, and plums. When you...

Roasted Strawberry Tart

By cassie thornburg
Lee and I went to the Farmer's Market last weekend and bought a bunch of fresh...

Zesty Cranberry Waldorf Salad

By Julia Ferguson
A refreshing twist on Waldorf Salad, with dried cranberries, lemon, and orange zest. I have never...

Witch's Hands!

By Colleen Sowa
We have been making these since I was a girl. My mother used to go all...

Vegan Pumpkin-Coconut Cake

By Susan McGreevy
I started experimenting with Vegan recipes when my sister became a vegan and this recipe was...

Pumpkin Whole Wheat Fluffy Biscuit

By Sandi Weiso Brown
I was thinking about individual pumpkin bread. Something easy-to-serve so decided to try this change to...

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cookies

By Rhoda Angove
We are three sisters or southern belles as we like to refer to ourselves from the...

Buttermilk Apple Pie Zucchini Bread

By Amanda Marble
This is *SUCH* a yummy sweet bread. It's jam-packed full of apples and zucchini! What...

Good For You Zucchini and Apple Bread!

By Karina Alcala
I love zucchini bread but I hate all the oil and sugar you have to put...

No Guilt Cream Cheese Frosting

By Norene Dowell
I was looking for a way to make a cream cheese frosting without all that powder...

Strawberry Yogurt Pops

By gaynel mohler
this recipe is so easy and sounds good for a hot summer day. Watch OUT...

3 Kiddos Favorite "Dessert" Quesadillas

By Mary Compton
3 of our 4 grandkids live a 4-hour drive away. When we get together, the 2...

Orange Whip

By Sylvia Waldsmith
This is a wonderful treat for the kids and a perfect light dessert for the grown-ups!

No Bake Energy Bites

By Sarah Farrand
This ridiculously easy snack food is great for a quick boost of energy. It is so...

Baby Food (8mos+) Strawberry Oatmeal "Ice Cream"

By Tiffany Bannworth
We have five boys and another baby on the way. I enjoy making the baby's food,...

Harvest Chip Cookies

By Teresa Jacobson
It feels like fall when I make these cookies. Pumpkin is enhanced with cranberries and chocolate...

Apple Streusel Coffee Cake

By David Brandon
This cake is a sweet crunchy treat to bake at apple picking time! We used Winesap...

Blueberry Goat Cheese Pie

By John Myers
My grandmother in West Virginia used to make this pie every year in the summertime for...
17 Sensational Summer Side Dishes

17 Sensational Summer Side Dishes


Potato salad, pasta salad, macaroni salad, are all traditional summer side dishes. But with the bounty of goodness, there are so many other summer side dish options. So, we’re sharing 17 summer side dishes that feature fresh and in-season ingredients. They’ll work for a BBQ, tasty if you’re going on a picnic, they taste sensational, […]

24 Spicy Recipes

24 Spicy Recipes


Ready to kick things up a notch? These spicy recipes will do just that. Seasonings, jalapeños, peppers, marinades, and sauces help these recipes pack a punch that any fan of spice will love. Perfect for salads, tacos, salsas, grilled meats, and more, these recipes are sure to spice up your life!

Summer Salads for a Light Meal

Summer Salads for a Light Meal


Warmer weather means adding salads to the weekly menu. But not just garden salads. We’re talking everything from chicken salad to tuna salad and hearty pasta salads. If you’re hosting friends for lunch, these would be fantastic. Need a light dinner? Even a non-chef can whip one of these up. Quick and easy to make, […]