Blue Ribbon Healthy Quick & Easy Italian Recipes


Zucchini Pasta

By Rebecca Winslow
I recently started changing my lifestyle, and I spend a lot of time scouring my favorite...

Caprese Pizzas

By NIKKI SMITH
I make this at my shows and they love it, simple but elegant. Great for entertaining....

Light and Delicious Spaghetti Squash

By Julia McGinnis
Last year I was introduced to spaghetti squash, and I was amazed by its versatility! ...

Basil Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
If at all possible, use fresh, homegrown tomatoes - you'll be in heaven!

Spaghetti Squash Casserole

By Tonya Young
I'm always looking for a way to eat squash and this is a great one. It's...

Italian Chicken Packages

By Lynn Zak
Remember "hobo packs" from your growing up years? This is the same idea, only with...

Tomato Florentine Soup

By Steve Young
This recipe was shared with members of my home church by Margaret DeMoville, and it's one...

Spinach Lasagna Roulade

By M L
This is a very simple recipe that looks great and tastes even better. I started...

Simple Bruschetta

By Brian Blackley
The kids love this one. Quick and easy, warm and cheesy, this one is also a...

Linguini and white clam sauce.

By Kat Ryan
my grandma made this with wilted lettuce salad once a month.

Skinny Pizza Rolls

By katie fairless
I love to create healthy alternatives to the most CRAVED foods!

Boursin n Grape Bruschetta

By Monica H
The combined taste of grapes and boursin is divine. I purposely left out the basil...

Italian Minestrone

By Debra Freeman
I love soup. This is a delicious one and, as an added bonus, it is healthy...

Sammi's Italian Pork Chops

By Sammi Joyce
This was my first ever attempt to make pork chops. I remember that when I was...

Amy's Veggie Fettuccine Alfredo

By Amy Jajliardo
I was looking for a way to add more veggies to our meals, and hubby was...

Eggplant Pie With Italian Sausage & Bechamel Sauce

By Mary R Morris
My Grannie always grew eggplant and we loved it any way she fixed it. I...

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...

Grilled Chicken Pizza

By Sherry Price
This pizza is out of this world. I use the burrito shells but you can use...

Strawberry Panzanella Salad

By Careema Bell
This quick and easy recipe is a fun change of pace for a dessert. Inspired by...

Tuscan Chicken Bruschetta with Lime Olive Salsa

By Kathy Sills
This chicken Bruschetta is perfect for a light meal or an elegant shower!

Bruschetta Caprese With Balsamic Vinegar Reduction

By Tammy T
My youngest daughter Laura and I made this together last night without a recipe to go...

Tuscan Sausage and Vegetable Soup by RR

By Rose Rauhauser
An Italian flavored soup that my Grandmother used to make. It's simple, easy and packed full...

Chicken Florentine Soup

By Cathy Jacobsen
This recipe was inspired by a local Italian restaurant that We would frequent often just to...

Sausage Cacciatore with Grandma's Peppers

By Megan Todd
There are many many uses for my grandmother's canned peppers in red sauce. (Recipe in recipe...
8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes

8 Fun & Flavorful Margarita Recipes


Guacamole and chips just taste a little better with a margarita. Sitting on the back patio on a warm day is a tad more relaxing sipping on a frozen margarita. They are traditionally made with tequila, triple sec, and lime juice. One reason we love margaritas, though, is you can adjust ingredients to suit your […]

Strawberry Banana Desserts That’ll Have You Dreaming of Summer

Strawberry Banana Desserts That’ll Have You Dreaming of Summer


Summer is right around the corner. We know it may not seem like that now but warmer days are ahead. Do you know what reminds us of summer? Anything strawberry banana but, specifically desserts. There’s something magical about that flavor combination that tastes fresh and reminds us of summer. Well, if you are like us […]

21 Mexican-Inspired Meals

21 Mexican-Inspired Meals


Celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Want to re-create your favorite restaurant meal at home? Well, check out these 21 Mexican-inspired meals. From tacos to enchiladas, street corn to fajitas, these recipes will spice up dinnertime and turn your meal into a fiesta.