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It’s easy to fall into a rut when it comes to 
cooking—Tuesday becomes grilled
chicken night, Wednesday tuna
noodle casserole. What you need
is a little kitchen inspiration. 

That’s what you’ll find here:
satisfying, simple and
recipes the whole 
family will love. From healthy twists
classics to all-time favorites
like mac and cheese,
our recipes 
will breathe new life into your 
cooking r
outine. Plus, read the
stories behind many of the 
comfort food dishes.

Recent Recipes

A pair of Pita Joes, with an ear of corn on the side

Here's a low-sodium favorite loaded with veggies and flavor, not fat. It's perfect for lunchtime, dinnertime—anytime!

by American Heart Association

A slice of Elizabeth's Turtle Cheesecake

This delicious and easy-to-make cheesecake will soon become a family favorite.

by Elizabeth Urlaub
, Burnsville, Minnesota

A delectable pizza made according to Megan and Jill's recipe

Pineapple, olives, peppers—top your pizza with what you love!

by Megan Carle and Jill Carle

Dwan Reed's Chipotle Salad

A loving wife who used nutritious foods to help her husband beat cancer shares a spicy salad recipe.

by Dwan Reed
, Spring, Texas

Dwan Reed's Cab-Ca-Po

Here's one of the recipes Dwan Reed came up with to help with her husband's healing from prostate cancer.

by Dwan Reed
, Spring, Texas

Horehound candy

This old-fashioned confection is said to be good for sore throats, upset stomachs and whatever else may ail you.

by Douglas Scott Clark
, Maryville, Tennessee

Salmon with Black Bean Salsa

Light flavors make this a perfect meal for a hot summer day.

by Barbara Seelig-Brown

Chocomize Candy Hearts

These dark chocolate and butterscotch delights will make perfect Valentine's Day treats for everyone you love.

by Eric Heinbockel
, New York, New York

Bluegrass Jambalaya

This hearty Cajun specialty is not only tasty but low in salt too!

by Sparkpeople, Inc.

A basket of muffins

Bake up a batch of these easy-to-make treats for breakfast or a sweet snack.

by Stephanie Thompson
, Edmond, Oklahoma

Mom's Oven "Fried" Chicken

A pastor concerned about obesity in his congregation offers this healthy alternative to an old Southern favorite.

by Rev. Michael O. Minor
, Memphis, Tennessee

Marjorie Kinney's Corn Bread Cake

Named for its color and shape, this tasty cake will please the entire family.

by Marjorie Kinney
, Decatur, Georgia

Michael Thompson's Black-Eyed Pea Salad

This delicious salad is the perfect way to kick off the New Year in the traditional fashion.

by Michael Thompson
, Edmond, Oklahoma

Black Forest Cheesecake Parfait

Layering is not just a way to keep warm in the winter; it's also an approach for building a delicious holiday treat.

by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough

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