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A black bowl with Indian Creamed Spinach on a wooden plate with a piece of naan in the side of the bowl

Indian Style Creamed Spinach

Three strips of bacon on a plate with fried eggs and an English Muffin

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

Overhead view of a ladle lifting chicken noodle soup out of the slow cooker

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Side view of a bowl of creamy coleslaw with a fork lifting a bite

Simple Creamy Coleslaw

Close up side view of one bowl full of spicy sweet potato fries

Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

Two bowls of Swamp Soup with a bowl of Swiss cheese on the side, plus a few oyster crackers

Swamp Soup

Three glass meal prep containers with rice and Smoky Roasted Sausage and Vegetables

Smoky Roasted Sausage and Vegetables

Six glass bowls with different flavors of cottage cheese breakfast bowls inside.

Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowls 6 Ways

A shallow bowl full of Spinach and Artichoke One Pot Pasta with spinach and feta on the sides.

Spinach and Artichoke Wonderpot

Overhead view of a bowl of mashed potatoes topped with lentils in a creamy mushroom gravy

Lentils with Creamy Mushroom Gravy

Super close up side view of a bowl of olive oil mashed potatoes garnished with rosemary and a drizzle of olive oil

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

Chili cornbread skillet with some scooped out onto a white plate beside the skillet

Chili Cornbread Skillet

Close up of Cinnamon Pecan Sandies on a wooden plate with whole pecans

Cinnamon Pecan Sandies

Overhead view of a pot full of vegetable barley soup with bread on the side

Vegetable Barley Soup

Close up of teriyaki meatball bowls with sauce being drizzled over top

Teriyaki Meatball Bowls

Curried Cabbage in a red pot with wooden utensils on the side.

Curried Cabbage

Overhead view of Garlic Butter Baked Chicken Thighs in the baking dish, one being scooped out with a serving spoon.

Garlic Butter Baked Chicken Thighs

Add salsa to meal prep containers

Country Breakfast Bowls

Two bowls of Smoky Black Bean Soup with various toppings, next to a bowl of sliced green onion and a crumbled corn muffin.

Smoky Black Bean Soup

Overhead view of a pot full of Roasted Apple Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing with ingredients scattered all around

Roasted Apple Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing

Close up of Mushroom and Spinach Pasta with Ricotta on a plate with a black fork.

Mushroom and Spinach Pasta with Ricotta

Close up of a fork twirling some Garlic Noodles with Beef and Broccoli on a black plate

Garlic Noodles with Beef and Broccoli

Homemade whipped cream being spooned onto a mug of hot cocoa, a second mug in the background

How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

Overhead view of a bowl of Creamy vegetable wild rice soup with bread and a napkin on the side.

Creamy Vegetable Wild Rice Soup (Vegan)

Side view of a simple Thanksgiving dinner table

How to Make an Easy Thanksgiving Dinner for Beginners

Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes in a casserole dish with a wooden spoon on a blue background with leaves and pine cones on the side.

Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

Close overhead view of a bowl full of Chipotle Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

Chipotle Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

Close up overhead shot of Apple Walnut Stuffing in the casserole dish with a wooden spoon in the corner

Apple Walnut Stuffing

Overhead view of a Maple Brown Butter Pumpkin Pie with a slice cut out, on a plate on the side with whipped cream.

Maple Brown Butter Pumpkin Pie

Slices of Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin on a wooden cutting board.

Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Close up of Balsamic Roasted Vegetables on a white platter

Balsamic Roasted Vegetables

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip platter with crackers and apple slices

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Close overhead view of Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables on a plate with mashed potatoes and green beans

Balsamic Chicken and Mushrooms

Close up of a wooden spoon in the casserole dish full of baked ziti

Classic Baked Ziti

Five different bowls full of tomato soup with the soup pot and ladle at the top

Secret Ingredient Tomato Soup

A hand picking up half of a sweet potato biscuit, smeared with butter and drizzled with maple syrup

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Close up of One Pot Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta in the skillet with a wooden spoon.

One Pot Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta

Three bowls of Easy Pumpkin Soup garnished with sour cream and pepitas, a small bowl of pepitas on the side.

Easy Pumpkin Soup

Overhead view of a bowl full of candied walnuts

Small Batch Crunchy Candied Walnuts

A spoon lifting some homemade balsamic vinaigrette out of a small bowl

Easy Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

Close up overhead view of Autumn Kale and Apple Salad, with balsamic vinaigrette and a fork on the side.

Autumn Kale and Apple Salad

Close up overhead view of a bowl full of vegan creamy mushroom ramen with chopsticks lifting some noodles

Vegan Creamy Mushroom Ramen

Asparagus and Tomatoes on the baking sheet

Roasted Asparagus and Tomatoes

Close up of a fork digging into a filet of Garlic Butter Baked Cod on a plate with vegetables.

Garlic Butter Baked Cod

Front view of a large salad in a bowl topped with homemade croutons

Easy Baked Homemade Croutons

Two hands pulling the pesto grilled cheese sandwich in half, with the cheese pulling between and sun dried tomato pieces exposed.

Pesto Grilled Cheese with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Side view of a spoonful of kale pesto being lifted from the bowl.

Homemade Kale Pesto

Three bowls of rosemary garlic white bean soup with different toppings (pesto, croutons, Parmesan).

Easy Rosemary Garlic White Bean Soup