Category Archives: Seasonal Recipes

Recipes with fresh ingredients for spring/summer or for slow cooker and casserole recipes perfect for fall/ winter. Browse this seasonal recipes collection to find the best dishes for every time of year.

Japanese Recipes for Healthy and Long Life

Nowadays, daily schedule of people is very busy. And they have no time for eating healthy food. In America, the obesity rate is increasing every year because of unhealthy diet schedule and that is why average lifespan in America is decreasing. While in Japan, the rate of obesity is lowest in the world. The Japanese are the world titleholders of longevity with an average lifespan of 85 years for women and 80 years for men. That is why Japan boasts the highest number of people who live to be over 100 compared to any other country. Many of the people who live over 100 years are living in Okinawa. It is one of a large group of islands situated South-West of Japan.
In Japan, everyone is thin and beautiful because they live a healthy lifestyle. They do morning exercise on daily basis and eat a lot of vegetables. The food cooked by them is unique. Japanese people drink a lot of tea and many traditional beverages.
Here we share traditional recipes of the Japanese diet.

Grilled Fish (Yakizakana)

Japan is best known for raw fish. Grilled Fish (Yakizakana) is a more common dish than Sushi. It’s a popular breakfast food and is also served at lunch and dinner.


Natto Soba Noodles

Natto Soba is another favourite recipe of Japan. One of the chief Ingredients is fermented soybeans and other Ingredients include quail eggs and dried bonito flakes. Natto is enriched with vitamins and minerals which are good for bone health.


Tempura

Crispy and delicious homemade tempura with sweet potato, flat-leaf parsley, shrimp and tilapia fillets.


Tonkatsu Recipe

Tonkatsu is a Japanese recipe for pork cutlet which is breaded and deep fried and served with rice.


Matcha Green Tea Recipe

We all know that green tea is full of health benefits. One glass of matcha has the antioxidant content of 10 glasses of regular green tea. Matcha help to reduce the risk of cancer and diabetes.


Ramen noodle soup Recipe

Ramen is a Japanese noodle soup recipe. It is served with a meat, chicken and fish-based broth. And you can also add vegetables according to your taste and season.


Fried Chicken With Seaweed (Nori)

Japanese Fried Chicken With Seaweed is one of the popular recipes in Japan. It is a good source of iron, calcium, fiber, and vitamins.


Miso Soup (Miso Shiru)

Miso soup is a traditional soup in Japan and is usually eaten with rice, eggs, fish. You can add many ingredients according to your personal preference.


Sushi Rice Recipe

Homemade sushi rice recipe is very easy to make with sushi vinegar, superfine sugar, and salt.


 

Gluten free Dessert Recipes

The word ‘Gluten’ is a very confusing term for those who don’t know or are not interested in healthy diet. Gluten is a kind of protein which is bad for health. In a simple word wheat is the main source of gluten and use of wheat on daily basis will cause Celiac disease. Disease caused specifically by wheat and the proteins it contains.
There are thousands of gluten-free recipes on the internet. But here we share some important gluten-free recipes for all occasions and in addition lots of useful tips and information related to cooking and baking gluten-free.

Paleo Thin Mints

Paleo Thin Mints

One of the best recipes to combine dark chocolate and peppermint extract. Gluten-free Paleo Thin Mints melts in your mouth.


Peanut Butter Cream Sandwich Cookies

Peanut Butter Cream Sandwich Cookies

For a delicious snack, try these sandwich cookies that feature peanut butter cream between two cookies.


Gluten-free apple tart recipe

Gluten-free apple tart recipe

Gluten-free or grain-free Apple tart recipe best for Christmas holidays. It takes no time to prepare this healthy dish.


Lemon Coconut Bars

Lemon Coconut Bars

This delicious homemade Lemon coconut bar recipe gives the best flavor when cooked in a traditional way.


Coffee-Caramel Creme Brulee

Coffee-Caramel Creme Brulee

Super excited to share this Coffee-Caramel Creme Brulee recipe. This tasty coffee-caramel takes only 15-20 minutes to make and the end result is absolutely delicious.


Hot Raspberry Soufflé

Hot Raspberry Soufflé

Hot Raspberry Soufflé recipe is the best recipe for your next dinner party. Easy to prepare and delicious in taste.


Orange And Almond Cake With Mascarpone

Orange And Almond Cake With Mascarpone

When you come to gluten-free or grain-free diet. This is one of the best recipes for gluten-free food. Orange and almond give you vitamins and minerals. Serve orange and almond cake with Mascarpone.


Raspberry Jam Macaroon Bars

Raspberry Jam Macaroon Bars

Healthy homemade Raspberry Jam Macaroon Bar recipe makes the winters better. It’s easy to make and contains protein and minerals. Great recipe for winter holidays.


Best One Pot Gourmet

One-pot Gourmet includes one-pot Squash, Chicken & Couscous and Crock Pot Lamb Stew. The wonderful variety includes Pumpkin Pasta Bake, One-Pot Jambalaya Recipe, Spicy Fry-Up Rice and lots more. These recipes make dinner very easy to prepare and serve.

Here, we share best One-Pot Gourmet recipes:-

Crock Pot Lamb Stew

This crock Pot lamb stew recipe contains boneless lamb, brown gravy mix, celery, etc. which gives you delicious taste.


Squash, Chicken & Couscous One-Pot

Squash, Chicken & Couscous One-Pot homemade recipe and it’s very easy to cook in one pan, which helps to keep the chicken soft and juicy.


One Pan Pumpkin Pasta Bake

One Pan Pumpkin Pasta Bake is a simple and healthy recipe. You can prepare this dish for your family dinner. Also, it can be served with salad.


Quinoa Jambalaya Recipe

Easy and healthy Jambalaya made with chicken, smoked kielbasa, shrimp, and more. Quinoa is gluten-free and high in protein.


Spicy Fry-Up Rice

This is one of the best Rice Recipe. It’s very easy to prepare.


Pan Lasagna Recipe

Pan Lasagna Recipe is the best recipe for dinner. Pan Lasagna version of everyone’s favorite dish.


Chicken With Yellow Rice

If you’re looking for a yellow rice recipe, here your search is ended. Chicken With Yellow Rice prepares in 20- 30 minutes.


Shakshuka Yemeni Basted Eggs

Make and share this Shakshuka Yemeni Basted Eggs recipe from Tastyfix.


 

10 Recipes For Snowy Winters

Winter is coming!!! When it is snowing outside, the best dish that works for you is soup. In this blog post, we have collected a list of delicious soups.

  • Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings 
    Photo Courtesy: Coupons and Freebies Mom

    This is one of the best comfort foods.

  • Clam Chowder 
    Photo Courtesy: Going My Ways

    This is a delicious soup. I prepared this soup many times. It is a must have.

  • Chicken Stew 
    Photo Courtesy: Chicken Stew Recipes

    This is a great food for winter season. Try this delicious comfort food.

  • Posole 
    Photo Courtesy: KitchMe

    This is a favourite recipe of Mexicans. This delicious Mexican stew is prepared with green chillies, pork and dried hulled kernels. Serve this pork soup with warm flour tortillas.

  • Philly Cheesesteak Soup 
    Photo Courtesy: YouTube

    Philly Cheesesteak Stew can be served with Sauteed Mushrooms and Onions. It is best served in Sourdough Bread Bowl.

  • Broccoli & Cheddar Soup 
    Photo Courtesy: Food Network

    This is a delicious soup recipe. Organic Vegetable Broth can be used instead of Chicken broth. Extra vegetables can be added, thus making it a healthy stew.

  • Chicken Pot Pie Soup 
    Photo Courtesy: What Megan’s Making

    This is a tasty chicken pot pie recipe. It can be prepared from scratch using celery, peas and carrots.

  • Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup 
    Photo Courtesy: SparkRecipes

    The Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup is a delicious recipe. The dish is easy to prepare and is very appetising.

  • Creamy Chicken & Rice Soup 
    Photo Courtesy: Budget Bytes

    This is one of the best comfort foods out there. It’s a thick and creamy chicken soup that is garnished with smoky bacon.

  • Ravioli Soup 
    Photo Courtesy: 400 Calories or Less

    This is a quick, one pot meal that will be loved by everyone. Fresh ravioli is added to healthy vegetable soup.

Best American Hot Chocolate Recipes

Hot chocolate recipes are the traditional American chocolate drink. According to American history, chocolate has been drunk as a drink for thousands of years and the ancient people of America probably used cocoa-based drinks made with beans. Still, Americans consume hot chocolate as their favourite drink. American hot chocolate recipes are delicious and very easy-to-make. In this article, we are going to present to you America’s most popular hot chocolate recipes:-

Maple Hot Chocolate RecipeHealthy homemade Maple hot chocolate recipe makes the winters better. It’s easy to make and contains healthy, creamy cocoa. Everyone loves it, especially kids like it the most.


Chocolate Chip Blondies RecipeChocolate chip Blondies cookies are filled with chocolate chips. Chocolate chips are very simple to make and delicious. They are perfect for evening snacks. These are all time kid’s favourite cookies.


Capirotada De Chocolate RecipeCapirotada De Chocolate is a Mexican sweet and delicious recipe. You can also add almonds and dried fruit in it.


Frozen Hot Chocolate MartiniFrozen Hot Chocolate Martini is the combination of dark chocolate cream, Bailey’s and vanilla vodka. You can make Non-alcoholic version also.


Mexican Hot ChocolateThere is no better drink to warm you up than traditional Mexican hot chocolate in a winter season. You can drink it as supper.


Hot Chocolate SouffléHot Chocolate Soufflé is everyone’s favourite treat throughout the year and it is popular in South America.


Hot Dark ChocolateHomemade Hot Dark Chocolate is the best way to drink Chocolate. To make the basic hot dark chocolate, combine the milk.


Peppermint White Hot ChocolateAnother homemade and delicious peppermint white hot chocolate, easy to prepare. And it’s prepared within 10 minutes. Kids love it the most.


 

8 Recipes for PA Bacon Festival

The PA Bacon Festival started at the Easton Farmers’ Market and America’s oldest open-air market, established in 1752. The farmers’ market always the center throughout the festival, local farmers selling their fresh and local foods and pork farmers selling the best bacon you never tasted before. Also, in 2014 PA Bacon Festival was awarded a Townie Award from Pennsylvania Downtown Center.

The most attraction event in this festival are Pig roast, pig racing, hog calling, non-stop live music, kids’ events and best one is the fabulous food. This is also called a friendly event has attracted pig lovers.

We present to you some of the best PA Bacon Festival related recipes:-

Smoky Bacon Mac and Cheese

This is a fabulous recipe for the bacon lovers. This hearty smoky bacon mac and cheese make a great dish for the winter.


Pork Belly

This delicious pork belly is one of the best homemade recipes.  Topping of honey is done with roasted vegetables and tomato sauce with just a touch of green peppers. Everyone is going to love this dish.


Maple-Pecan Sundaes With Candied Bacon

Bacon and maple are a classic combination. The dynamic flavor and taste are good. Everyone loves bacon Ice-Cream at the festival.


Bees Knees

This classic combines with lemon and honey give great flavor.


BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

BBQ makes for a tender, flavorful pork and served with BBQ sauce.


Bacon S’mores!

Another great recipe for you using bacon. If you love sequences of the salt and sweet, these Bacon S’mores are definitely made for you.


Bacon-Basil Shrimp On A Stick

This is one of the most delicious Bacon-Basil shrimp recipes with Barbecue. Easy to make and give you perfect taste with BBQ sauce.


Potato Pancakes

Homemade Potato Pancakes is the best way to eat Potato. It’s not so difficult to make and you can add some vegetables and sweet sauce.


 

Popular Food Recipes for Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

The Hawaii Food and Wine Festival involves finest Master chefs around the world. The chefs create dishes that are derived from the fresh flavour of Hawaii. The two-week event features dozens of esteemed international chefs. It’s a rare opportunity to experience a combination of international Food and Wine talent, in one location. Wines from the world are available to inhale and drink throughout the event. In this article, I am sharing some of the main recipes that are loved by everyone in Hawaii Food & Wine Festival.

Chocolate Almond Bacon Bars
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

It is a good combination of all delicious Ingredients like dark chocolate, heavy creambaconalmonds.


Red Berry Hibiscus Lemonade
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Red Berry Hibiscus Lemonade is made of fresh fruits which are available in the local market of Hawaii. It is an easy and refreshing drink throughout the festival.


Deviled Ham
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Deviled Ham comes in a  delicious range of recipes and is a wonderful way to use leftover meat.


Pineapple Coleslaw
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

This pineapple coleslaw recipe cannot be easier to make and is most of the time served with salad and other meals. Add extra blue cheese as a finish.


El Diablo Recipe
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Superb! This is an excellent cocktail. It is also called a classic tequila-based cocktail. You can mix with ginger beer.


Shoyu Ramen
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Shyu Ramen is a Japanese noodle recipe. It is primarily a noodle soup, most usually made with pieces of dried kombupork, 3-2 large eggs.


White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Ice Cream
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Very easy and delicious white chocolate chip macadamia nut ice cream. Everyone’s favourite throughout the festival.


Kalua Pork
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

This is the easiest way of making traditional Hawaiian kalua pork.


 

Best American Recipes for this Season

Welcome the cool weather with healthy food such as  Tarragon Chicken, Pumpkin and Cheese soup, Corn fritters and so on. Here is a list of seasonal recipes for October. Also, included are some of the best recipes.

TarragonChickenAbsolutely delicious and super easy to make. Tarragon Sauce with chicken gives you wonderful taste and you can also serve it with fried rice. Similar recipes: Tarragon Chicken SaladBaked Tarragon ChickenTarragon Chicken Casserole.


Superb Pumpkin SoupThis recipe is inspired by the  Zelda soup: Twilight Princess. Roasted pumpkin, onions, and garlic give it great taste and smell. Similar recipes: Pumpkin Soup, Pumpkin & Corn Soup.


Fish StewThis Homemade recipe is best for Autumn month, specifically month of October. It takes hardly  30-40 minutes to cook. Similar recipes: Sassy Creole Fish Stew, Moosewood’s Italian Fish Stew.


Steamed MusselsThe best way to make steamed mussels recipe with dry white wine, garlic, fresh thyme. Similar recipes: Thai Steamed MusselsSteamed Mussels In White Wine.


Carrot SoupThis is another homemade recipe, very easy and fast to make and good to taste. Similar recipes: Carrot Coriander SoupMoroccan Carrot Soup.


Corn FrittersMake your breakfast wonderful with corn fritters. Everyone loves corn fritters. Similar recipes: Corn Fritters With ScallionsSpicy Corn FrittersCorn Fritters With Salsa.


Ice Cream With White Chocolate Raspberry SauceOne of the fabulous ice cream for October month. A traditional vanilla ice cream layered with white chocolate and then topped with a fresh raspberry. Similar recipes: Chocolate Raspberry Tart With White Chocolate Cream.


Roast Leg Of LambThis is a simple recipe with superb flavor. This traditional roasted leg of lamb recipe is a perfect way to welcome autumn. Similar recipes: Boneless Leg Of LambSlow Roast Leg Of Lamb.


 

10 fabulous fruit Salad Recipes

Fresh fruit is the best way to take vitamins, nutritious and other essential elements that are required for healthy body and mind in the form of fruit salad. The best part of fruit salad recipes is that you can take essential elements and vitamins in one bowl while you eat raw fruits separately. They are perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Here are 10 quick recipes that you simply have to try when you get a chance.

Greek Yoghurt And Fruit SaladThis fruit salad is best had with Greek yogurt. It’s very easy to make and is a healthy breakfast recipe. It only takes  5-7 minutes to make. It contains vitamins and minerals and is very delicious.


Berry saladBerry salad, served with strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries in a large bowl serve as a tasty light lunch. You can also combine the berry salad with chicken/pork for a healthy meal.


Grape Tomato And Avocado SaladThis is the another healthy salad recipe. Mainly contains tomatoes, avocados, red onion, lemon juice, extra-virgin olive oil and sea salt and you can also add pasta. This is a perfect appetizer for breakfast or lunch.


Cantaloupe and cheese saladSweet, delicious and juicy, these three ingredients give you a refreshing salad. This salad recipe is rich in vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin A which is good for glowing skins.


Autumn Fruit SaladYummy! This is a fresh & crisp salad that is perfect for any meal/snack with fresh, organic red and green apples, banana, and grapes.


Peach and cucumber saladHomemade peach and cucumber salad recipe is the best way to eat fresh and healthy salad. You can also add vinegar and sea salt pretty much by eye without measuring for good taste.


Watermelon and cheese salad Very light and refreshing and easy to make, this is the salad for the summer months when watermelons are sweet and juicy.


Chicken and apple saladThis salad is easily prepared and is very mouthwatering. Low-calorie chicken and apple give it a great flavor. Everyone loves this salad.


Wheat berry saladThis healthy wheat berry salad is very easy to prepare and you can add seasonal vegetables according to your taste. You can take this salad with lunch/dinner.


Waldorf SaladThis simple salad, topped with fruit and low-fat plain yogurt is a perfect option for lunch/ breakfast.


 

10 Delicious Fall Recipes

This is the season of apples, pumpkins and sweet potatoes. The fall is just around the corner. Which also means that it is end of summer. Some of the best recipes available include apple pie, pumpkin spiced sweet treat etc. In this article, we give you some of the best vegan recipes for autumn:-

  • Cider-Braised Chicken

     

    20130930-268035-apple-braised-chicken-edit2-thumb-625xauto-356333This is a fantastic dinner and an ideal Sunday supper. The sauce used in the dish is delicious. Serve the dish with bread or mashed potatoes to give you a delightful experience.

  • Autumn Beef Stew

     

    beef stew_0This is a delicious supper for after work. The dish is prepared with hearty potatoes, tender beef and colourful carrots. This is a staple dish made at Margaret Shauers’ kitchen.

  • Marinated Pot Roast

     

    vEfuWrSyGe6gGAObKjgw_imageThis is a tender beef dish, when combined with red wine sauce gives a sweet taste to vegetables, onion and mushrooms.

  • Sauerkraut Soup

     

    1483735982951This is a very delicious soup. This is how farmers and common folks of Ukraine made delicious food with simple ingredients.

  • Quick Black Forest Cake

     

    10-Black Forest CakeThis is a real twist to classic German chocolate-cherry cake. It uses cherry preservatives and boxed cake mix.

  • Pasta with Chard and Basil

     

    tray-of-pink-pastaYou can use chard leaves instead of basil. This is a great way to use classic sauce throughout the year.

  • Pan Roasted Beef Tenderloin

     

    30901_RecipeImage_620x413_roasted_herbed_beef_tenderloinThis buttery beef tenderloin is very easy to prepare. You have to roast the beef in a frying pan, then roast the beef in the oven.

  • Cheesy Brat Casserole

     

    picMcBbHmThis is a recipe that contains six ingredients. It is originally from Appleton, Wisconsin. The lineup of Winconsin foods include cheddar cheese, potatoes and bratwurst.

  • Southwest Corn Pudding

     

    vegan_sw_corn_puddingThis recipe uses buttery onions, green chillies and cheddar giving us a pudding with stuffing. The corn pudding is inspired by skillet corn bread. This recipe serves as great side dish. It is best served with garlicky sauteed kale and salad.

  • Streusel Apple Bread

     

    1-19-2016-117Apple Streusel Bread is a cake like bread having layers of apple chunks and walnuts in middle. The topping is done with cinnamon streusel.