Recipes For Food-Lovers With A Lot On Their Plate

NEW RECIPES

  • Guava BBQ Sauce
    This tangy fruit-based barbecue sauce is great for summer grilling, or as a dip any time of year. Serve it at your next cookout and I guarantee your guests will be begging for the recipe.
  • One Pot Sausage and Broccoli Pasta
    This one-pot pasta with sausage and broccoli is the easiest dinner ever but it’s so delicious. It has tons of flavor from the sausage, plus a delicious garlic and oil sauce that I can never get enough of.
  • One Pot Lemon Ricotta Spaghetti
    This one-pot lemon ricotta pasta with zucchini is everything you need for a delicious summer dinner: creamy sauce, tons of flavor from lemon zest and juice, and a great way to use up a glut of zucchini and fresh basil.
  • No Churn Coffee Ice Cream
    This simple no-churn coffee ice cream recipe whips up into a deliciously smooth and creamy dessert that’s perfect for those of us who are short on time but want to enjoy a sweet summer treat. 

Quick + Delicious Recipes for Food-Lovers With a Lot on Their Plate


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QUICK DINNER RECIPES

  • One Pot Sausage and Broccoli Pasta
    This one-pot pasta with sausage and broccoli is the easiest dinner ever but it’s so delicious. It has tons of flavor from the sausage, plus a delicious garlic and oil sauce that I can never get enough of.
  • One Pot Lemon Ricotta Spaghetti
    This one-pot lemon ricotta pasta with zucchini is everything you need for a delicious summer dinner: creamy sauce, tons of flavor from lemon zest and juice, and a great way to use up a glut of zucchini and fresh basil.
  • Baked Feta Pasta
    Baked feta pasta is a game changer! It’s the perfect combination of tangy cheese, sweet tomatoes, and fresh basil—all in a 30-minute meal that’s a serious upgrade from typical ziti. 

Hi, I’m Lauren!

I love to cook — but even more importantly, I really like to eat!

I have a demanding day job that keeps me busy, so time is precious. For me, it’s all about finding ways to make delicious, restaurant-quality meals at home on a tight schedule.

I also write Healthy-Delicious.com and have authored 4 cookbooks (and counting!) all about making meals at home easier.

ARTICLES + GUIDES

  • 20 Easy Marinade Ideas
    Marinades are an easy way to transform a basic piece of meat into something special that makes dinner more interesting. Here are 20 easy marinade ideas to make weeknight cooking a breeze!
  • DIY Guide to Making Your Own Marinade Recipes
    DIY marinade recipes are a great way to get a jump start on meal prep! This easy guide will show you how to build your own delicious recipe.
  • 10 Inspiring Grain Bowl Ideas
    When it comes to choosing ingredients for a grain bowl, you really can’t go wrong. They’re a great opportunity to flex your creativity in the kitchen! Here are 10 tasty grain bowl ideas to get you started.

MAKE-AHEAD BREAKFASTS + LUNCHES

  • Blackberry Yogurt Parfait Recipe
    These delicious and easy-to-make parfaits can be made ahead of time, so they’re perfect for busy foodies on the go.
  • Make-Ahead Breakfast Burritos with Potatoes and Chorizo
    The perfect departure from the usual breakfast routine, these breakfast burritos loaded with potatoes and chorizo are as flavorful as they are filling. This freezer-friendly burrito will have you out the door and ready to tackle the day in no time!
  • Turkey Apple Panini
    This turkey apple panini is the perfect sandwich for fall. It has everything I love in one place: crispy bread, gooey cheese, juicy apple slices, and earthy sage. Plus it’s packed with protein, so it will help power you through the rest of the day.

Snacks and Treats

  • No Churn Coffee Ice Cream
    This simple no-churn coffee ice cream recipe whips up into a deliciously smooth and creamy dessert that’s perfect for those of us who are short on time but want to enjoy a sweet summer treat. 
  • Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies (Brownie Mix Cookies)
    Easy chocolate marshmallow cookies (made with brownie mix!) are super fudgy and chewy. You’ll love their indulgent s’mores flavor!
  • 4-Ingredient Rhubarb Spritz Cocktail
    Nothing beats sipping a spritz on a weekend afternoon. This variation on the classic cocktail is made with homemade rhubarb syrup and your favorite prosecco. It’s refreshing and easy to make with just 4 ingredients. 

Easy Recipes for Busy People