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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Pineapple Yogurt Popsicles – Guest Post from The Bitter Side of Sweet

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Who wants a popsicles for breakfast? My kids do! Everyday! So I came up with Pineapple Yogurt Popsicles to satisfy their cravings and my anxiety of pops for breakfast! Pineapple Yogurt Popsicles Hi everyone! I’m Nancy from The Bitter Side of Sweet! Normally you see me here doing Tasty Sweet round ups for Brianne but… 

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Mango Avocado Quinoa Chicken Salad for #ChooseDreams #WeekdaySupper

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American Family Insurance is inspiring all of us to #ChooseDreams, and that means sitting down not only to #SundaySupper with our families, but also throughout the week. So we are also bringing you a month of #WeekdaySupper Family Favorites Turned Healthy. For a cool dinner or lunches all week, make a big batch of rich and… 

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Buffalo and Blue Cheese Chicken Salad for #SundaySupper

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The mercury is rising, so #SundaySupper is here with an entire menu for Summer Chillin’ – meaning food served cold to help you beat the heat. And who says a cool lunch or dinner can’t heat you up with a kick of spice? Get your favorite hot wings flavor, including the carrots and blue cheese… 

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Banana & Avocado Popsicles – Guest Post from The NY Melrose Family

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There’s nothing that screams summer more than fun Summer Desserts like popsicles. Over at The NY Melrose Family, my girls would eat popsicles for breakfast, lunch and dinner if I would let them. I’m not that “cool” though. My girls are 4 and 1 so I feel it’s important to give them sweets that are… 

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Strawberry Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

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It’s Improv Challenge day for June, and this month’s theme is the classic summertime pairing – Strawberries & Cream!  The sweet, delicious flavor of a favorite indulgent dessert in a healthier, protein-packed and fruit-filled frozen treat, all summer long you will enjoy Strawberry Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Popsicles. Strawberry Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

Lemon Herb Grilled Chicken Breasts for #ChooseDreams #WeekdaySupper

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American Family Insurance is inspiring all of us to #ChooseDreams, and that means sitting down not only to #SundaySupper with our families, but also throughout the week. So we are also bringing you a month of #WeekdaySupper Recipes from the Garden. Since my high-tech herb garden is thriving, I need recipes for all of the fresh… 

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Mango Berry Crunch Fruit Salad

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A sweet, juicy blend of mangoes, strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries (or whatever combination of berries you love) in a light, citrusy Greek yogurt “dressing” with just a bit of texture from some toasted pecans (or even some nut-free granola if you have an allergy), you couldn’t ask for more from breakfast, snack, or even… 

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Creamy Greek Yogurt Honey Lemon Lime Salad Dressing

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It’s Improv Challenge day for May, and this month’s theme is the perfect refreshing combination for this time of year that works in sweet and savory dishes alike – Lemon & Lime! Sweet and tangy, light and creamy, and perfect for all of your summer salads, it’ll take just minutes to shake up a batch of Creamy… 

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Lightened-Up Penne and Tomato Cream Sauce with Peas & Prosciutto for #SundaySupper

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It’s Mother’s Day, so of course for #SundaySupper we are honoring our moms. I did what I always do – took something that she loves and tried to make it a little but healthier. Easy enough for a weeknight dinner, elegant enough for a special meal, rich and creamy without being heavy, with little salty… 

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Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast Roll-Ups for #BrunchWeek (#Giveaway)

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A sweet and creamy strawberry cheesecake filling rolled up into a morning favorite, these make an elegant brunch for Mom or a fun breakfast for the kids. Add a little Greek yogurt cream cheese drizzle, and everyone will be running to the table for Strawberry Cheesecake French Toast Roll-Ups. Welcome to the second annual brunch… 

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Happy Birthday {Healthier} Double Chocolate Chip Muffins with Greek Yogurt Cream Cheese Frosting

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Rich and chocolaty, but made with a few healthy ingredients, whether you want a slightly decadent breakfast or a slightly healthier treat, any kid (or adult) would love to celebrate with or just snack on Happy Birthday {Healthier} Double Chocolate Chip Muffins with Greek Yogurt Cream Cheese Frosting. Happy Birthday {Healthier} Double Chocolate Chip Muffins… 

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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

Carrot Cake Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Parfaits {can be gluten free}

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Layers of your favorite carrot cake (mine happens to be flour less, gluten free, and filled with raisins and walnuts) and a creamy, tangy Greek yogurt no-bake cheesecake filling create a light and whimsical dessert perfect for springtime holidays in these Carrot Cake Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Parfaits. Carrot Cake Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Parfaits {can be gluten… 

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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

Kentucky Hot Brown Grilled Cheese Sandwich for #SundaySupper

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Wine and cheese, one of the best culinary combinations, am I right? Since April is National Grilled Cheese Month, what is more fitting than a #SundaySupper menu that pairs Gallo Family wines with amazing grilled cheese sandwiches?! Creamy, cheesy goodness filled with turkey, bacon and tomatoes, oozing out from between two buttery pecorino-encrusted slices of… 

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Gluten-Free Deep Dish Carrot Cakes for Two for #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper and Dixie Crystals Sugar are celebrating the arrival of warmer, sunnier days with a wonderful collection of Springtime Sweets. And speaking of warmth and sun (and food and desserts!) we are also announcing your chance to win a ticket to the Food & Wine Conference, plus a whole lot more! Would you like moist, tender… 

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“Skinny Tuesday” Bananas Foster Cheesecake Parfaits for #SundaySupper

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Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, whatever you call it, you know #SundaySupper always has the best food for the party. But after indulging in beignets and po’ boys and gumbo, I decided to lighten things up a bit, while still keeping the flavors of a classic New Orleans dessert. Enjoy the yummy combination of creamy cheesecake… 

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Green Smoothie

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Who doesn’t love a good peanut butter and jelly sandwich? Then why not combine the yummy flavors of a classic PB&J – berries and, of course, peanut butter – with another kid favorite – smoothies – to give your little (or big) ones all kinds of nutrition from protein-packed Greek yogurt and vitamin-rich spinach or… 

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Roasted Butternut Squash, Pomegranate & Goat Cheese Salad

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I love when a perfect flavor combination is also a perfect color combination. Not only does this Roasted Butternut Squash, Pomegranate & Goat Cheese Salad with Creamy Greek Yogurt Maple Dijon Dressing have just the right medley of taste and texture, but it’s also gorgeous, don’t you think?! Roasted Butternut Squash, Pomegranate & Goat Cheese Salad

Waldorf Fruit Salad

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Whether you need something a little lighter for your Christmas morning breakfast, or just want something to go along with your waffles or overnight French toast or breakfast casseroles, Waldorf Fruit Salad is a sweet and juicy mixture of seasonal fruits lightly coated with a honey Greek yogurt “dressing” and some toasted walnuts for crunch.

Spaghetti Squash Pastitsio with Greek Yogurt Bechamel for #SundaySupper

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This week #SundaySupper is traveling to the Middle East to bring you a menu of exotic and flavorful dishes.  I went with a non-traditional rendition of a very traditional dish that appears in the cuisine of several different countries with my Spaghetti Squash Pastitsio with Greek Yogurt Bechamel.

Pina Colada Overnight Oats

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You’ve been pumpkin-ed and apple-d left and right the past few weeks, right?  And when lovely bloggers like me aren’t overloading you on various winter squash, it’s Halloween candy.  But as the days get darker and shorter, don’t you think you need to start your morning with a little reminder of fun and sun?  Then… 

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Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Smoothie (with optional “Green”)

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Mmm, chocolaty goodness, pumpkin spiciness, creamy, dreamy, and yet totally healthy enough for breakfast – this Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Smoothie is all of the above!  Add the optional “green” and you get two veggies before you even walk out the door in the morning.

Mama Monday: Easy Halloween Treats with @GeneralMills Monster Cereals and @YoplaitGreek

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Disclaimer: Yoplait provided samples of the Yoplait Greek yogurt and General Mills provided samples of the Monster Cereals.  As always, all opinions are my own. Do you want some quick and easy Halloween treats you can make with your kids, whether you want goodies for one kid or twenty?  Just a few ingredients plus General… 

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Creamy Greek Yogurt Maple Dijon Salad Dressing

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Creamy Greek Yogurt Maple Dijon Dressing is slightly sweet, tangy, and full of flavor, with a smooth, rich texture, but lightened up by using Greek yogurt.  It’s wonderful for topping your salads, slathering on wraps or sandwiches, pouring over some chicken or turkey (you’ll see this on Sunday) or dipping veggies.  Making your own homemade… 

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Beef & Potato Skillet Supper for #SundaySupper around the #FamilyDinnerTable

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Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by American Family Insurance. All opinions are my own. This week, the Sunday Supper Team is joining up in the first of a series of events with American Family Insurance to gather around the  #FamilyDinnerTable with some of our favorite childhood recipes.  I updated one of the dinners that my mom used to make… 

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The Bug’s Ultimate {Healthier} Funky Monkey Chocolate Cupcakes for #OXOGoodCupcake

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It’s time to #BakeaDifference with OXO and Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, and The Bug and I wanted to spread the word and share a cupcake with all of his sweet faves.  These are The Bug’s Ultimate {Healthier} Funky Monkey Chocolate Cupcakes!