Roasted Balsamic Chicken with Baby Tomatoes

"I love this recipe. It's great paired with salad and/or brown basmati rice. So Paleo. So delicious!" Ingredients 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, or more to taste 1 clove garlic, or more to taste,...

Chef John’s Meatless Meatballs

"I made this recipe to celebrate Earth Day. Thanks to a thorough browning, mushrooms provide more than enough savoriness. The garlic, cheese, and parsley do the rest. What really blew me away was how close the texture was to actual meatballs....

Vegan Paella

"This is a twist on a Spanish-favorite. Use seitan, tofu, or tempeh to add a protein element. I substituted turmeric for the traditional saffron to cut costs." Ingredients 2 cups boiling water 1 cup white rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion,...

Vegan Black Bean Soup

"Easy to make, thick, hearty soup with a zesty flavor." Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons chili powder   1 tablespoon ground cumin 1...

Chef John’s Italian Meatballs

"Homemade meatballs are a very easy to make, and since we skip the very messy step of pan-frying these before they hit the sauce, it becomes downright simple. Here I use a standard half-beef/half-pork mixture. You can substitute water or beef...

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia Fillets

"This recipe is quick and easy with plenty of flavor! Even my husband (who doesn't like fish that much) went back for seconds! Works well in low-carb diets." Ingredients 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons paprika 1 tablespoon chopped...

Salsa Chicken Burrito Filling

"Quick, easy burrito/taco filling that is delicious and freezes great! I serve this with tortillas, shredded Cheddar cheese and little sour cream. You could fill the tortillas and put them all in a baking dish and then cover with salsa and...

Hamburger Steak with Onions and Gravy

"An easy-to-make classic featuring tasty hamburger 'steaks' smothered in gravy and onions. Traditionally served with hot white rice or potatoes, it's a great way to dress up a pound of ground beef and you probably have all the ingredients on...

Brown Sugar Smokies

"Bacon-wrapped yummies! You can make these little smokies on skewers or toothpick them to secure." Ingredients 1 pound bacon 1 (16 ounce) package little smokie sausages   1 cup brown sugar, or to taste Directions Preheat oven to 350...

Banana Cake VI

"This cake was first made for me by a friend while I was visiting her after she had delivered her 11th child. I told her, 'I should have baked for you!'" Ingredients 3/4 cup butter 2 1/8 cups white sugar 3 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3...