Light And Fresh Recipes

Fresh Finds

Spring clean your diet with this collection of spring recipes your family will love.


Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken Breast with Southwest Yellow Rice...

By Barbara Mayo
This dish so, so easy to prepare and can be served hot or cold. Little heat...

Grilled Corn and Fresh Pepper Salad

By Angela Hardesty
Very simple to make and simply yummy!

Baked Frittata

By Gina Sprenkel
Delicious and calorie/cholesterol friendly. You can hardly tell that egg substitute was used when eating this...

Gazpacho

By Laura Roy
This recipe is from my mother and it has always been a summer favorite. It keeps...

ALL GOOD FOR ME - BREAKFAST SANDWICH

By Beth M.
From a favorite nearby cafe, I go to get his Breakfast Sandwich, and this has got...

Acapulco Avocado Salad

By Gloria Gasperson'Giddings
This is a great summertime salad for you out there that are always trying to keep...

Tomato Basil Avocado Toast

By Tasha Kaye
Please visit my vegan cooking blog for more recipes and ideas: www.thecleaneatingmama.com XxOo - Tasha

Refreshing Cilantro Chicken Salad for Two

By Barbara Kavorkian
This is one of my favorite salads. I add more cilantro than is called for...

Bread and Butter Pickles

By Barbara Alden
I don't remember where this recipe came from. But this is my all-time favorite. So...

Tabbouleh Salad

By Marianne Gleason
We had some Middle Eastern friends growing up and this was one of my favorite recipes...

Grilled Florida Style Chicken

By Elizabeth Mattice
Love this grilling sauce as it is not a red or tomato-based sauce. It has been...

Shrimp, Avocado & Asparagus Salad

By Sherri Williams
This is a beautiful and refreshing salad fo any occasion. This is simply yummy at...

Berry Berry Good Salad

By Sherri Williams
I love any and all salads. I made this salad last night for friends at...

Zucchini and Yellow Squash Ribbons w/Fresh Herbs

By Carol White
Another wonderful side dish that is kind to your waist line.

Raspberry Chipotle Chicken

By Didi Dalaba
This is a marinade/barbecue sauce I played around with a few years back after I had...

Polenta With Vegetable Tomato Sauce

By Joyce Tyo
We try to eat vegetarian 3-4 nights a week and I tried this with what I...

Zucchini or Summer Squash Fritters

By Rose Abrams
We all have an abundance of both yellow summer squash and zucchini. Here's a recipe that...

Fried Zucchini

By Holly Grier- Wallace
I love using up my fresh garden zucchini, which seems to always be more than I...

Garden Chicken Stir-Fry

By Glenda Purvis
I had some eggplant and zucchini fresh-picked from the garden and just had to cook it....

Grilled Corn & Black Bean salad

By Sue Adame
I made this for a BBQ a few weeks ago and let me tell you it...

Redneck Ratatouille

By Paula Mullins
Ever see the movie, Ratatouille? Found a recipe for it but I didn't have some of...

Yellow Polka Dot Zucchini Side

By Lori McLain
The Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini song is one of my favorites... so...

Blueberry Zucchini Bread

By Sandra Woodbury
Wonderful zucchini bread! My family loves it. Great for snacking, dessert, or breakfast.

Panko Coated Falafal and Greek Salad Pitas

By Linda Dalton
I think the best way to enjoy falafels is in a pita with a Greek salad....
10 Cadbury Creme Egg-Inspired Desserts

10 Cadbury Creme Egg-Inspired Desserts


Cadbury Creme Egg’s have a cult following. When they first make their appearance each new year, Creme Egg lovers go crazy. If you’re not familiar with them, Cadbury Creme Eggs are chocolate candy shaped like an egg. Inside, is a white and yellow filling that mimics the yolk of an egg. Great for snacking and […]

9 Tater Tot Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

9 Tater Tot Recipes the Whole Family Will Love


Tater tots – you either love them or you hate them. When you’re under 18, there’s a 100% chance you love them, making tater tots a must-make for busy moms. However, there are only so many times you can have them as a side. That’s where these recipes come in. From tater tot casseroles to […]

25 Dishes To Make in April

25 Dishes To Make in April


Technically spring has arrived. But, depending on what part of the country you’re in, the weather may not be cooperating. So, we’re sharing comfort food recipes because we know those are good year-round. But, you’ll also see fresh finds since farmer’s markets are starting to burst with goodies. If you’re sick of trying to figure […]