Cranberry Pistachio Stuffed Brie Wrapped in Phyllo – Guest Post from Food Done Light

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Fill a large wheel of brie with cranberry sauce and pistachios. Wrap it in phyllo dough for a quick and easy Christmas appetizer. Every holiday party needs ooey gooey cheese like this Cranberry Pistachio Stuffed Brie Wrapped in Phyllo. The Twelve Guest Posts & Roundups of Christmas continues with this fabulous collection from my friend… 

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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Casserole for #WeekdaySupper

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For #WeekdaySupper, we are always looking for ways to save time, from easy recipes to preparation short cuts to ingredients that are both convenient and healthy. It takes just a few minutes of prep time in the morning for you to come home to a dinner with the spicy wing flavor you love, but in… 

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French Onion Soup au Gratin Stuffed Meatloaf for #SundaySupper

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It’s the time of year that is all about not only giving thanks, but also Giving Comfort. So the #SundaySupper family is partnering with another of our favorite families –  Gallo Family Vineyards – to share recipes, ideas, and inspiration for bringing comfort food to our own families and especially for bringing comfort to those in need…. 

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Turkey Sausage, Broccoli and Tomato Crustless Quiche {#lowcarb #glutenfree}

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Filled with vegetables and protein, this tasty meal makes an easy, healthy, low carb and gluten free breakfast, brunch, or my favorite, breakfast for dinner. It’s “brinner”time when you whip up a mouthwatering Turkey Sausage, Broccoli and Tomato Crustless Quiche. Turkey Sausage, Broccoli and Tomato Crustless Quiche

Individual Shepherd’s Pies & Getting Your Kids to Eat Veggies

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From yummy flavors and fun shapes to delicious dips and occasional sneakiness, like most moms, I’m always looking for different ways to get my kids to eat their veggies. Read on for some of my ideas, and this yummy veggie-packed dinner full of flavors kids love – Individual Shepherd’s Pies. Individual Shepherd’s Pies

Cauliflower Hash Browns Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole for #SundaySupper {#glutenfree #lowcarb}

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The holiday season isn’t too far away, so we are all looking to pinch our pennies, whether it’s because we have a lot of mouths to feed or some extra expenses this time of year, so #SundaySupper is bringing you a menu of Budget-Friendly recipes. Not only am I going to help you save some… 

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Apple Cider & Cheddar Cheese Butternut Squash Soup

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Velvety smooth with a hint of sweetness and lots of creamy, cheesy goodness (but no cream!), warm yourself from the inside out with a steamy bowl of Apple Cider & Cheddar Cheese Butternut Squash Soup. Apple Cider & Cheddar Cheese Butternut Squash Soup

Jack O’Lantern Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed Peppers for #SundaySupper

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We are teaming up with the Idaho Potato Commission this week to inspire you to “spookify” your #SundaySupper with Fun and Scary Halloween Recipes. With an easy and tasty beef and veggie mix topped with cheesy mashed Idaho® potatoes, you’ll have heads turning with Jack O’Lantern Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed Peppers. Jack O’Lantern Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed… 

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Mini Caprese Polenta Pizzas for #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper and Gallo Family Vineyards are helping you get ready for football season with food and wine for Tailgating on Your Home Turf. You can’t go wrong with either food-lovers and football-lovers when you transform a favorite appetizer salad into much-loved game day munchies and make Mini Caprese Polenta Pizzas. Mini Caprese Polenta Pizzas

Vermont Meets New Jersey Ultimate Cobb Salad #LegacyRecipe

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Inspired by my home and my “home away from home” where we vacation every other year, I took the classic Cobb Salad, incorporated local, seasonal vegetables from the Garden State, and added some ingredients produced in the Green State to create the Vermont Meets New Jersey Ultimate Cobb Salad with Creamy Greek Yogurt Maple Dijon Dressing…. 

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Whipped Feta & Grilled Peach Salad with Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette for #SundaySupper

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As the days start to get just a wee bit shorter, #SundaySupper and Gallo Family Vineyards are getting together for one last summer party for Labor Day. And I am celebrating some of my favorite late-summer flavors with a light, fresh salad that complements one of my favorite summertime wines. Pour a glass of Gallo… 

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Breakfast Bacon Enchiladas – Guest Post from The Texan New Yorker

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Hello Cupcakes and Kale Chips readers! I’m Julie from The Texan New Yorker, and I am so honored and thrilled to be guest posting for Brianne today. In addition to reading her blog, I also follow Cupcakes and Kale Chips on Facebook, and Brianne is now my go-to girl on knowing which day/week/month is which… 

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Chipotle Cheddar Cheese Cauliflower Poppers – Guest Post from Simply Healthy Family

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Greetings from the Beautiful Sonoran Desert! My name is Gwen and I’m the owner of the blog Simply Healthy Family where I focus on healthy, delicious whole foods that the whole family will love. I try to keep it simple and kid friendly without sacrificing flavor. I like to say we are mostly gluten free,… 

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Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) Greek Salad

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Fresh, light, and healthy, with juicy tomatoes, briny olives, crumbly feta cheese, and a light lemon and oregano dressing, all the flavors of the Mediterranean shine in Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) Greek Salad. Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) Greek Salad

Apple & Blue Cheese Chicken Salad

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So you grilled up a bunch of chicken the other day, “roasted” one in your slow cooker, or picked up a rotisserie bird from the grocery store, and today you don’t want to heat up your kitchen. But you do want a healthy and delicious lunch or dinner. Clearly it’s time for chicken salad with… 

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Spinach Parmesan White Bean Dip with @Wheatthins #PoppedWheatThins #spon

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When you are looking for The Ultimate Snack for those rumbly tummies that is full of crunch and flavor, and provides whole grains, along with protein, vegetables and, well, cheese, then grab some Wheat Thins Popped Chips, veggies, and this quick, easy, five-ingredient Spinach Parmesan White Bean Dip. Spinach Parmesan White Bean Dip

Buffalo Cauli-Tots for #ChooseDreams #SundaySupper

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by American Family Insurance. All opinions are my own. Sunday Supper is again joining up with American Family Insurance as they inspire and encourage all of us to #ChooseDreams. We all dream that our families will be happy and healthy, and that means taking some of our family favorite recipes and making… 

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Bacon Cheeseburger Crustless Quiche for #SundaySupper

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Welcome to the #SundaySupper Man Food feast! With bits of burger, pockets of cheese, and of course, the most manly food ever – bacon – don’t call this a girly recipe. As breakfast, brunch, or my favorite, brinner, all of your favorite guys will want a slice (or three) of Bacon Cheeseburger Crustless Quiche. Bacon Cheeseburger… 

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Bella & Brie Steakhouse Salad – #FWCon @RosenHotels Recipe Contest

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Inspired by the menu from A Land Remembered at the Rosen Shingle Creek resort, home to the 2014 Food & Wine Conference, covered with sliced beef, sautéed mushrooms, slightly melty cheese, toasted pecans, and a Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette, this salad definitely makes a meal. Use any leftover steak from your barbecue in this Bella &… 

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French Onion Soup au Gratin Stuffed Meatballs for #SundaySupper with @GalloFamily

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It’s a #SundaySupper Father’s Day Feast honoring the main man of the family, paired wines from one of our favorite families – Gallo Family Vineyards. Take the best part of French Onion soup – the rich caramelized onions and ooey, gooey cheese – and turn it into a true “man meal” by making French Onion Soup au… 

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Strawberry Lime Quinoa Chicken Salad

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This healthy and satisfying, sweet and savory dish is ideal for a portable lunch or a light dinner, especially in the heat of the summer. A new favorite in my house, we all loved this Strawberry Lime Quinoa Chicken Salad. Strawberry Lime Quinoa Chicken Salad

Strawberry Mango Avocado Salad and @OXO #TheIncredibleHull & @DriscollsBerry #Giveaway

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A light and refreshing mix of sweet and tangy, creamy and crunchy, healthy and satisfying, perfect as a lunch or side dish, or add your favorite protein to make it a meal, spring and summer are the seasons for strawberries and this Strawberry Mango Avocado Salad with Pine Nuts & Goat Cheese. Strawberry Mango Avocado Salad… 

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Apple & Sweet Potato Egg Muffin Cups for #BrunchWeek (#Giveaway)

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Lovely for brunch, or perfect to freeze and reheat for a quick breakfast on the go, the blend of sweet and savory make for an irresistible combination in these Apple & Sweet Potato Egg Muffin Cups. Welcome to the second annual brunch week hosted by Terri of Love and Confections and Susan of The Girl In… 

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Salsa Chicken Chipotle Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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As National Grilled Cheese Month comes to a close and Cinco de Mayo approaches, this blend of salsa, chicken, and both regular and chipotle cheddar cheese turns your standard grilled cheese into a fiesta in your mouth in this Salsa Chicken Chipotle Grilled Cheese Sandwich. Salsa Chicken Chipotle Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Syrnyk – Sweet Ukranian Easter Cheese for #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper is celebrating Easter and Passover with all of you today. I am sharing a family recipe that makes an appearance every Easter in my family. Sweet and creamy, and served as either a side to your ham or a light dessert, and similar to a cheesecake, we always enjoy Syrnyk – Sweet Ukranian Easter Cheese…. 

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Beef Wellington Braciole for #SundaySupper

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This week, #SundaySupper is giving you huge variety of recipes to inspire you to Stuff, Wrap and Roll. Stuffing mushroom duxelle and gorgonzola in flank steak, rolling  it up, and wrapping it with twine to let it braise in a red wine tomato gravy will give you a completely new twist on two classic dishes… 

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Horseradish Cheddar Cauliflower Gratin

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Fluffy and cheesy with a little kick, this light and healthy vegetable side dish can be prepared ahead for a busy weeknight, or would be a delicious veggie for your holiday meal or an elegant dinner. Move over mashed potatoes, I’ve got Horseradish Cheddar Cauliflower Gratin. Horseradish Cheddar Cauliflower Gratin