Pineapple Salsa

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Pineapple Salsa is a fun, fresh, colorful condiment or appetizer that's not only healthy but absolutely delicious! Serve as a dip with chips or on top of recipes like our Hawaiian Grilled Pork Tenderloin.…

Homemade Pizza Sauce

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Once you've made homemade pizza sauce, you'll never go back. Once you've realized you can make LOTS of pizza sauce and learn how to freeze it, you'll for SURE never go back! Here is a delicious sugar…

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

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The sweet and vibrant flavor of this Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette homemade salad dressing will bring life and flavor to any salad. Serve it on any Mexican-inspired salad (like our Mexican Chopped Salad)…

Garlic Herb Butter

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You'll never regret having a stash of Garlic Herb Butter in the fridge. It's a quick and easy way to jazz up side dishes. It's also known as a compound butter which is just a fancy way to say butter…

Easy Tzatziki Sauce

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Our easy Tzatziki sauce is incredibly simple to make at home. Don't worry, we didn't cut corners on flavor either. This Greek-inspired condiment will be a delicious addition to our Greek Pitas, grilled meats, or as a dipping sauce for pita chips or fresh veggies.

Easy Southwest Ranch Dressing

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A little creamy, a hint of spicy, and 100% delicious, this homemade southwest ranch dressing takes minutes to throw together and is super versatile.

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

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An 80-year-old family apple butter recipe adapted for the slow cooker. With just a few simple ingredients, this slow cooker apple butter recipe will have your home smelling like a slice of autumn heaven! About…

Easy Pickled Red Onions

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These Easy Pickled Red Onions are one of my favorite new homemade condiments and only take minutes to put together.

Cilantro Lime Aioli

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This Cilantro Lime Aioli is a creamy, lime-infused, dairy-free sauce that will transform any Tex Mex dish, especially tacos!

How to Make and Freeze Butternut Squash Puree (+ 20 Ways To Use It)

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Learn how to make butternut squash puree, how to freeze butternut squash AND browse through 20 ways to use it. Such a great way to sneak in nutrition. One of my favorite inexpensive ways to…

Homemade Taco Seasoning

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Once you make your own Homemade Taco Seasoning, you won't go back. DIY Taco Seasoning is not only is it cheaper AND healthier (no artificial ingredients or preservatives), but it also tastes better! This…

Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

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This slightly sweet, slightly tangy balsamic dressing is incredibly easy to make. Keep Honey Balsamic Dressing on hand for quick and healthy salads any day of the week. Works great as a marinade for chicken,…

5 Ingredient Pesto

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Making homemade pesto is easier than you think. The flavor of our Homemade Pesto Recipe far outmatches the store bought version. Use our tips to double batch this recipe and freeze pesto for later too!…

Honey Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

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With only 5 simple ingredients, you can have this tangy, sweet honey dijon salad dressing ready to go! I love homemade salad dressings. They are just so easy to make and you can adjust them…
chicken breasts in freezer bag with lemon garlic marinade

Lemon Garlic Chicken Marinade

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Thanks to fresh lemon, garlic, thyme, and more, this bright and flavorful marinade completely transforms any cut of chicken. Disclaimer: We are an affiliate of ButcherBox and have included…

Killer Homemade BBQ Sauce

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A little tangy, a little sweet, and a little heat. This Homemade BBQ Sauce has it all and only requires a few ingredients. A few years ago, I remember we put drumsticks on the grill and realized…
I LOVE this oatmeal pancake recipe. After this hearty, flavorful recipe for pancake mix, I will never go back to plain pancakes again. It's also packed with good ingredients that keep you fuller longer.

Oatmeal Pancake Mix

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Oatmeal pancakes are hearty, flavorful, and full of grains that won't leave you hungry hours later. You'll never go back to boxed pancake mix after seeing how easy it is to make to make your own oatmeal…

Slow Cooker Marinara Sauce

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With just a few pantry ingredients, you can have a large batch of marinara sauce cooking in your slow cooker in no time. You can also use this homemade marinara recipe to stock your freezer. Instant Pot…

Avocado Aioli

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Avocado Aioli is a super flavorful dip or spread that jazzes up all types of recipes from Oven Fries to raw veggie sticks to sandwiches. Try our short-cut method to make your own homemade avocado aioli! What…

Easy Homemade Croutons (Freezer Friendly)

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Once you've made these Easy Homemade Croutons, you'll never go back to buying them at the store. Not only do they taste better, but they're healthier too!
All-Natural Basic Cheese Sauce

Homemade Basic Cheese Sauce (with NO Velveeta!)

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This all-natural basic cheese sauce transforms vegetables, leaving my family always asking for more! It also works as a delicious sauce over pasta, meat, or rice. Best of all, NO VELVEETA! Wow.…
balsamic dressing with herbs

Balsamic Dressing with Herbs

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For Thanksgiving, I worked up this new dressing recipe and it did not disappoint. Several family members commented on the outstanding flavor of this salad/dressing combo. Although I love my mom's Balsamic…

How to Make Your Own Breadcrumbs

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For those of you who have been cooking with "real foods" (foods that are more of a product of nature than a product of industry), the idea making your own breadcrumbs may seem elementary. Perhaps not…
How to Make Homemade Freezer Jam

How to Make Homemade Freezer Jam {Freezer Meal}

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By Jessica Ellingsworth, Contributing Writer Summer is arguably the best time for savoring seasonal foods, especially perfectly ripened fresh berries. As a child, the berries our family didn't eat right…