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Enjoying Meatless Days

Recipes for Meatless Days

If you only set one New Year’s resolution this year, try going meatless for just one day a week. Our healthy vegan meal recipes can help you get started with meatless days without the sacrifice.

Start with Killer Vegan Chili for a hearty meatless Monday. 

Killer Vegan Chili
Eat Healthy Eat Happy


This Gingery Thai Kale Salad with Cashew Dressing will make lunch easy on meatless days.

Gingery Thai Kale Salad with Cashew Dressing


You don’t have to skip your favorite foods on meatless days with recipes like this Spicy Black Bean Burger.

Spicy Black Bean Burger
The Glowing Fridge


Make these Raw Avocado Pesto Zucchini Noodles for a light take on pasta.

Raw Avocado Pesto Zucchini Noodles


Don’t let a takeout craving bust your meatless day. Make General Tso’s Baked Cauliflower and fill up on veggies instead.

General Tso’s Baked Cauliflower
The Wanderlust Kitchen


Cozy comfort food is easy with this Vegan Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry.

Vegan Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry
Green Healthy Cooking


Whip up these Vegan Quesadillas with Hummus & Vegetables for a quick and easy weeknight meal.

Vegan Quesadilla with Hummus & Vegetables

Holiday Food Safety Tips

Holiday Food Safety Tips

Are you cooking for a crowd this holiday season? In honor of Food Service Safety Month, we can help you protect your guests with these helpful holiday food safety tips.

Keep hot food hot and cold food cold while serving guests with things like slow cookers and ice trays.

Put leftovers away after eating. Toss perishable foods that are left out for more than 2 hours.

Putting Away Leftovers


Make sure you’re cleaning produce properly before you start cooking.

Cleaning Before Cooking in the Holiday Season

Cleaning Before Eating


Do you know how to cook safely, like avoiding cross-contamination? Brush up for holiday meals.

Safe Holiday Food Prep

Preparing Your Food Safely


Cooking meats to the right internal temperature could be the difference between a happy holiday and a disaster.

Cooking Thoroughly During the Holiday Season

Hot Enough


Fight food waste in your leftovers this holiday season by storing food properly, using your freezer, and more.

Making the Most of Holiday Leftovers

Fight Food Waste


How long are all those leftovers and special ingredients good for? We can help.

When to Eat and When to Toss Holiday Leftovers

Decoding Expiration Dates

Healthy Chicken Recipes

Healthy Chicken Recipes for National Chicken Month

It’s National Chicken Month, and chicken doesn’t have to mean boring dinners with these healthy chicken recipes for light family meals.

First up are quick and easy Grilled Chicken Avocado Wraps for you to pack for lunch.

Grilled chicken avocado wrap


Taco Tuesday is the perfect time to make these Skinny Baja Chicken Tacos.

Skinny Baja Chicken Tacos
Image and Recipe via The Live Fit Girls


Don’t skimp on comfort food this fall with this recipe for Healthy Chicken Pot Pie.

Healthy Pot Pie
Image and Recipe via Well Plated


Save on the expensive meal out by making these Baked Chicken Fajita Roll-Ups instead.

Baked Chicken Fajita Roll-Ups


No takeout needed with this simple Skinny Slow Cooker Kung Pao Chicken.

Skinny Slow Cooker Kung Pao Chicken


Dinner and cleanup are quick and easy with Honey Dijon Chicken and Veggies Foil Packets.

Honey Dijon Chicken and Veggies Foil Packets:
Image and Recipe via Eat Well


You’ll be ready for fall soup season with this Southwest Chicken Detox Soup.

Southwest Chicken Detox Soup

Cooking Tips to Get in the Kitchen

Cooking Tips for National Culinary Arts Month

It’s National Culinary Arts Month, and you don’t have to be a chef to appreciate or make good food. It’s the perfect time to take a moment to brush up on your skills or think about teaching your loved ones to cook with these cooking tips.

If you’ve ever looked at a recipe and wondered what it was talking about, this quick guide can help.

Cooking Terms Image via Style Caster


With this infographic, you’ll be ready to prep your next recipe. And check out part 2 for more knife skills.

Knife Skills Part 1 Image via Illustrated Bites


Need a refresher on the basics in the kitchen? Learn to cut an onion, fry an egg, roast a chicken, and more.

Kitchen Basics Image and Recipes via Yhe Kitchn


With this guide, you’ll be ready to build the foundation of good flavor for a variety of meals.

Guide to AromaticsImage via Lifehacker


This guide will help you make the most of fresh herbs, from pairings to storage.

Guide to Flavoring with Fresh Herbs Image via CookSmarts


Fresh herbs can be expensive and don’t last. If they don’t work for you, spices are a great way to add punch.

Guide to Flavoring with Spices Image via CookSmarts


You can get your kids in the kitchen early with this guide for skills and recipes for any age.

Healthy Celery Recipes for Spring

Celery Recipes for National Fresh Celery Month

It’s National Fresh Celery Month and the perfect time to find new, inventive ways to eat the veggie with these healthy celery recipes.

First up is a light Apple and Celery Slaw that you’ll love with summer meals.

Apple and Celery Slaw
Image and Recipe via Food Network


Make Buffalo Chicken Celery Sticks to lighten the classic game day dish.

Buffalo Chicken Celery Sticks


Be adventurous with this recipe for Kombu Celery as a snack.

Kombu Celery
Image and Recipe via Bon Appetit


Skip the food court with this Black Pepper Chicken.

Panda Express Black Pepper Chicken (Copycat)


Serve this rich and creamy Vegan Cream of Celery Soup with salad for a light meal.

Vegan Cream of Celery Soup


Lighten up your spring picnics with this Easy Avocado Egg Salad.

Easy Avocado Egg Salad Recipe


Whip up a light and refreshing salad with a kick with this Thai Celery Salad.

Thai Celery Salad





Hot Breakfast All Month

National Hot Breakfast Month

It’s National Hot Breakfast Month! Fight the winter blues with these meals to warm your soul.

First up are Frozen Healthy Breakfast Burritos, perfect for busy Monday mornings.

Frozen Healthy Breakfast Burritos
Image and Recipe via Tone and Tighten


Make Brown Rice Porridge with Figs and Blueberries for a hearty start to the day.

Brown Rice Porridge with Figs, Blueberries, and Pistachios
Image and Recipe via Kitchen Sanctuary


Do hot breakfast right with these Southwest Baked Eggs in Sweet Potato Nests.

Southwest Baked Eggs in Sweet Potato Nests
Image and Recipe via Recipe Runner


Go gluten-free for your family with Banana Coconut Flour Waffles.

Banana Coconut Flour Waffles
Image and Recipe via PALEOHACKS


Whip up Egg Breakfast Pitas with Feta and Spinach and skip the morning drive-thru trip.

Egg Breakfast Pitas with Feta and Spinach
Image and Recipe via Alissa Rumsey


Do brunch for the whole family with Banana, Quinoa, Oats ‘n More Breakfast Bake.

Banana, Quinoa, Oats ‘n More Breakfast Bake
Image and Recipe via The Fit Fork


Whip up this Veggie-Loaded Breakfast Casserole for a guilt-free weekend breakfast.

Veggie-Loaded Breakfast Casserole
Image and Recipe via Little Spice Jar


Preparing for the New Year

Healthy Meal Planning

As you get ready to take on a new year, we can help you start meal planning for success.

Use these tips to get started.

So You Want to Start Meal Planning


Interested in trying a vegan diet? This meal plan can help you make a smart effort.

Weekly Vegan Meal Plan #1 (Shopping List Included): Zero waste and less effort


Learn to mix and match for the perfect meal.


Prepare to shop for a smooth trip to the store.

Before You Shop


These tips can help you make smart and healthy choices at the grocery store.

Grocery Shop Like a Pro


Looking for healthy meals you can prep in advance? These freezer meals are perfect for you.

24 Healthy Freezer-Friendly Dinner Recipes


Not much of a cook? Try some of these No-Cook Meal Prep ideas.

No-Cook Meal Prep for the 1,800–2,100 Calorie Level