Blue Ribbon Healthy Fruit Side Recipes


Chilled Cantaloupe, Mango and Peach Soup

By Pam Ellingson
I used to make this chilled soup during the summers when I worked with my mother...

Cranberry Apples

By Brenda Forbes
Rarely do I not have this made and in my refrigerator! When a craving for...

Easy Turkey with Apples & Glaze

By sherry monfils
A very easy, yummy, moist turkey with a hint of fall.

Grilled Stone Fruit

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

Harvest Fruit Salad

By Michelle Helgesen
I came up with this salad when I was asked to bring a fruit salad to...

Robin's Fresh Fruit Salad

By Robin Hearon
This is a wonderful and refreshing side dish that is perfect for any summer occasion. The...

Slow Cooker Applesauce

By Stephanie Van Den Berg
My grandchildren love Nana's homemade applesauce. Today I used remnants left in my garage from November's...

Sunshine in a Bowl

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

Sweet & Spicy Cucumber Salad

By Rhea Altamura
I started making these for cookouts. By request, I now make them year-around. Some people...

Zesty Cranberry Waldorf Salad

By Julia Ferguson
A refreshing twist on Waldorf Salad, with dried cranberries, lemon, and orange zest. I have never...
No-Bake Treats For Your Summertime Sweet Tooth

No-Bake Treats For Your Summertime Sweet Tooth


When the temps go high, it’s all about keeping the kitchen cool. I love quick and easy recipes, and no-bake desserts make the menu. For me, summertime treats are always best when you don’t have to turn on the oven. Lisa Johnson’s (Fort Worth, TX) Strawberry Icebox Pie is incredibly easy to make and perfect […]

10 Recipes You Can Make With a Watermelon

10 Recipes You Can Make With a Watermelon


You know summer is in full swing when watermelons being appearing in farmer’s markets and on supermarket shelves. We know that a big slice of sweet and juicy watermelon is refreshing and fantastic in the summer. But what else can you make with watermelon? How about cupcakes, granita, no-bake pie, gazpacho, salads, cocktails, and more! […]

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!