American Recipes


Sweet and Spicy Barbecue Chicken Sliders

Sweet and Spicy Barbecue Chicken Sliders are perfect for when you’re in the mood for a barbecue sandwich but you’re not in the mood to go out or go to a lot of trouble.

Healthy Sloppy Joes

Think a crusty roll, stuffed with lightly spiced beef, topped with melted cheese. This healthy Sloppy Joe recipe takes less than 30 minutes & is so yum!

Supreme Pizza Chicken Skillet

Supreme Pizza Chicken ~ a cheesy skillet loaded with the toppings from your favorite pizza. It's is a comforting one pot meal that's ready in 30 minutes.

Vegan Pizza Burgers with Mozzarella Cheese Sauce

These Vegan Pizza burgers taste just like pizza in burger form! This surprisingly easy burger gets smothered in an oooey gooey dairy free cheese sauce. 

Cinnamon Pancakes with Pear Maple Syrup

Cinnamon Pancakes with Pear Maple Syrup are a light and fluffy gluten free and vegan pancake recipe! This healthy breakfast gets smothered in a 10 minute holiday spiced syrup.

Jammin' Boneless BBQ Wings

When life gives you fruit preserves, make BBQ wings? Yes!  It’s a thing. In my house, boneless BBQ wings are definitely a favorite.

Instant Pot Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Instant Pot Pork Chops in Creamy Mushroom Sauce ~ fork tender pork chops cook up in no time in the pressure cooker ~ it's instant comfort food gratification!

Pumpkin Gelato

Creamy and delicious Pumpkin Gelato made without eggs. Takes just a few minutes to put everything together and make this decadent dessert.

Chai Spiced Pumpkin Pie

The filling for this pie is almost exactly like the classic pumpkin pie. Except in place of pumpkin pie spice, I added chai spices.

Vegan Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Filling & Ganache

Rich and decadent Vegan Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Filling and ganache. All in all this is an absolutely delicious cake that is sure to be a big hit for any occasion and you would not even know that it is vegan.

Smothered Shrimp with Andouille Sausage and Creamy Parmesan Peppercorn Grits

This rich, decadent New Orleans-inspired Smothered Shrimp and Andouille Sausage with Creamy Parmesan Peppercorn Grits is perfect for your Fat Tuesday!

Baked Catfish Pecan Meuniere with Spicy Sauteed Greens

Servin' up N'Awlins style! Baked Catfish Pecan Meunière is a healthy interpretation of Palace Cafe's classic! Spicy Sauteed Greens make the perfect side dish!

No Bake Cookies and Cream Cookie Dough Bars

No Bake Cookies and Cream Cookie Dough Bars are a cookie lovers dream, combining crushed Oreos®, classic cookie dough, and a creamy white topping.

Black Rice and Corn Salad

Hearty, colorful and delicious Black rice and corn salad, great to serve warm or at room temperature. Black rice is cooked with corn, cranberries, spices and herbs.

Nashville Style Hot Fried Chicken

Nashville Style Hot Fried Chicken is famous for its spicy bite!  One bite and it will become your favorite fried chicken indulgence for dinner or your next picnic!

Cocoa Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberries

These fun chocolatey pancakes topped with strawberries will help get any day off to a festive and delicious start!

Cherry Berry Smoothie Bowl

This cherry berry smoothie bowl is creamy and delicious. It is a quick, guilt free way to start any day. This smoothie bowl has half a days worth of fiber.

Perfect Roasted Potato Wedges

Potatoes are always the perfect side dish! Perfect Roasted Potato Wedges are easy and can be seasoned any way you like.

Fluffy Whole Grain Pancakes

Fluffy and delicious Whole Grain Pancakes served with sweet almond butter sauce makes any morning extra special. Rolled oats and wholewheat flour makes these pancakes high in fiber and hearty.

Vegan Red Velvet Pancakes

These Vegan Red Velvet Pancakes are perfect for your loved ones on Valentine's day breakfast or brunch.These are made with powdered beets instead of artificial colors.

Acorn Squash Soup

Acorn Squash soup is creamy, flavorful, comforting and hearty. Perfect to make when the temperatures take a dip and you need to warm up inside and out.

Gluten-Free Banana Oats Blender Pancakes

These Banana Oats Blender Pancakes are healthy, gluten-free and you can make it straight in your blender! Get your pancake fix in a couple of minutes.

100% Whole wheat Bread

100% Whole wheat bread that is moist, tender and studded with Walnuts. Easy to make and great as toast and for sandwiches.

Best Ever Fluffy Vegan Pancakes

These vegan pancakes are SUPER fluffy and SUPER delicious! They are so ridiculously easy to make, you’ll never use a pre-made pancake mix again!

Sweetcorn Fritters

Fancy something different for brunch? Try these amazing sweetcorn fritters with plenty of HOT sauce and avo salsa!

Everything Bagel Spice Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Everything Bagel Spice Whole Roasted Cauliflower is an elegant, dramatic and healthful vegetable side dish that's over-the-top with flavor!

Nutella S’mores Bars

Nutella S'mores Bars are ooey, gooey, decadent, and delicious ~ they're everybody's favorite campfire treat made right in the kitchen!

Super Easy American-Style Fluffy Pancakes

Whether they're for Pancake Day, breakfast, brunch or dessert these American style fluffy pancakes are the easiest and best tasting you will ever make!

Almond Butter Skillet Bondie

These Almond Butter Skillet Blondies are an easy one bowl skillet dessert that makes a quick treat for the family, or the perfect ending to a romantic evening. Or maybe both!

Cajun Shrimp with Cheesy Grits

You can't go wrong with the classic dish of Cajun Shrimp with Cheesy Grits! This recipe is ready in under 30 minutes and features a side of sauteed greens to balance out the meal.

Mocha Cream Pie

This Mocha Cream pie requires no baking and is rich and decadent. This is a great make ahead dessert that both kids and adults would enjoy!!

Basic Sourdough Bread

Basic Sourdough bread that is great to have toasted with some jam for breakfast.

Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes ~ a light citrusy recipe perfect for a special spring brunch, or any time you just want to treat yourself to something special!

Peanut Butter & Banana Frozen Yogurt Shake

Peannnnnnut butttttttter.  One of the very best things on the planet, friends. I mean, just take a second to think of all the delicious things you can make with peanut butter.

Baked Maple Donuts

Baked Maple Doughnuts to celebrate National Doughnut day. These doughnuts are baked instead of fried, which makes them little less-guilty than eating the traditional ones.

Cucumber Lemon Spa Popsicles

Cucumber Lemon Spa Popsicles ~ just like the refreshing water at your favorite spa, these flavor infused ice popsicles will hydrate, detox, and rejuvenate!

Avocado Hummus

A creamy and delicious dip made with avocado and chickpeas. It is a cross between hummus and guacamole. A nutritious snack for any time of the day.

Overnight Oats - 2 Ways

2 delicious ways to jazz up Overnight Oats - easy to make and wholesome breakfast to start any day. One Base recipe that can be customized to ones likes and preferences.

Slime Monster Cupcakes

Spooky slime monster cupcakes are eyeing you up this Halloween!

Homemade Grape Soda

Homemade (sugar free!) Grape Soda ~ it has nothing at all in common with the bottled stuff, it's pure fruit, no added sugar, and bursting with grape flavor!

Coconut Flour Chocolate Muffins

Chocolate Muffins made with coconut flour. They are very chocolaty and are so fluffy and delicious.

Sweet Potato Pastrami Reuben Sandwich

This Sweet Potato Pastrami Reuben Sandwich recipe is a vegan revelation! It is warm, melty, golden-brown and has all the flavors of your favorite sandwich.

Southwestern Beef and Barley-Stuffed Bell Peppers

Beef and barley are a match made in culinary heaven! Here, this hearty combo fills bell peppers for a hearty Southwestern-inspired meal!

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Recipe to make once of the most popular ice cream flavor -- Cookies & Cream Ice Cream. It is nothing but vanilla ice cream base swirled with crushed chocolate wafer cookies (like oreos).

Individual No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecakes

Summer is officially here and we are already in the middle of serious Grilling season. With 4th of July approaching real fast, I thought I will share some of my favorite dishes that can be made for your next backyard bbq or bring them to a potluck or...

Sweet Milk Ice cream

Creamy & delicious homemade Sweet Milk Ice cream. This recipe has no eggs and is absolutely delicious.

Bread Pudding using Challah Bread

This bread pudding using challah bread is easy to make. It makes for a great brunch dish or as a delicious dessert to be served any time.

Chocolate Granola

This Chocolate Granola recipe is easy to make and takes just a few minutes to put together. It has a delightful clumpy texture and is absolutely delicious.

Mini Almond Biscotti

These mini almond biscotti are crispy, delicious and perfect to dunk in coffee. They are just the perfect size to pack and send for the holidays.

Vegan Bread Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce

Vegan Bread Pudding with dried fruit and homemade butterscotch sauce. Bread soaked in non-dairy milk custard and baked off until golden and delicious.

California Veggie Pizza Recipe on Whole wheat Crust

I have missed the last edition of International Food Challenge because of summer vacation and possibly poor planning on my side. Even this post is late, but I didn't want to miss the 1st Anniversary of IFC. Hearty congratulations to Saras and Sh...

Grilled Potato Salad

Grilled Potato Salad is a delicious dish that is great to make for bbqs, picnics and bring for potlucks. Since it's mayo-less, it doesn't need to be chilled

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Marshmallow fluff Frosting

Moist and fluffy red velvet cupcakes with marshallow (fluff) frosting. Cupcakes are vegan so use a vegan frosting to make a completely vegan recipe.

Hasselback Potatoes

Hasselbeck Potatoes -- fanned potatoes baked until tender with paprika flavored butter/ oil and then topped them with some crunchy and cheesy breadcrumb mixture.

Black Forest Cake (Eggless Recipe)

Rich, chocolaty and decadent Black Forest Cake made with eggless chocolate sponge that is topped with whipped cream and cherries.

Cherry Tomato & Kale Pasta

Cherry tomatoes are cooked till they burst and then stirred with pasta and kale. It is a very simple recipe with few ingredients and can be whipped up in less than 30 minutes, perfect for a busy weeknight.

Chocolate Pudding

Rich and decadent Chocolate Pudding that is much better in taste and texture than any store bought pudding cup. Great kid friendly dish that can served as dessert or as after-school snack.

Almond Cacao Nib Cookies

Crispy and delicious Almond Cacao Nib Cookies. This cookies dough is very easy to work with and they are great to give as holiday gifts.

Pasta Salad with Black Beans

Pasta Salad with black beans and colorful veggies -- a perfect make ahead dish for barbecues, picnics and take along lunches.

Poblano & Corn Baked Mac & Cheese

Blogging Marathon# 37: Week 4/ Day 1 Theme: Member's Choice Dish: Baked Mac & Cheese with Poblano & Corn We are starting our last week of blogging marathon for this month and I chose 'Member's Choice' as my theme. Valli co...

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar ~ this cross between a salsa and a salad is a multi-tasker for barbecues and potlucks ~ think Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day, and 4th of July!

Puffed Wheat, Almond & Coconut Granola Bars

Granola Bars with Puffed Wheat, Almonds, Coconut and goji berries. These granola bars are very easy to put together -- just mix dry and wet ingredients, bake until set and serve.

Oatmeal Raisin Ice Cream Sandwich

Oatmeal Raisin Ice cream sandwich is a great kid friendly dessert and is a perfect Summer treat. Cookies are 100% vegan and very easy to put together.

Sourdough Banana Bread

This is the last of the banana recipes from my drafts. This banana bread recipe uses 2 ingredients that I always have on hand, my soudough starter and of course the bananas. My starter is now more than 3 years old and it has been through a lot alread...

Hal’s Soyburgers

Hal’s Soyburgers ~ A great burger is the birthright of every American, and you shouldn't have to miss out just because you don't eat meat.

Beer Crust Pizza

Beer adds a nice flavor and fragrance to this easy to make pizza crust. This beer crust pizza needs only 30 minutes of rising time, so pizza is ready in less than an hour.

Vegetarian Pita Pizza with Meatless Meatballs

Blogging Marathon# 28: Week 1/ Day 2 Theme: Kid's Delight - 5 Ingredient Fix Dish: Pita Pizza with Meatless Meatballs Kids LOVE cheese, kids LOVE pizza, so it's only obvious that we have a pizza post for Kid's Delight: 5 ingredient fix...

Cheese Brioche Buns

Cheese Brioche Buns are rich, buttery and cheesy. They are great as sandwich buns or as dinner rolls. Make them ASAP for this holiday season.

Nutella Swirl Bread

A very inviting and addictive Nutella Swirl Bread. The dough itself is not too sweet, sweetness comes from the sugar sprinkled on top and the nutella spread. It's great for breakfast with some fruit and milk.

Self Saucing Chocolate Cake

Happy Valentines Day to everyone. After posting the Mango custard yesterday, I thought I should also post something with Chocolate for Valentines day. Valentines day without chocolate is probably unthinkable for some, but history channel says that th...

Chopped Salad with Ginger-Honey Dressing

Chopped Salad with Ginger-Honey Dressing is a easy to make and crowd pleasing dish that is colorful and delicious. No cook recipe perfect for Holidays.

Crispy Baked Buffalo Style Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Dip

Crispy Baked Buffalo Style Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Dip is a low calorie appetizer/ snack that is spicy and addictive.

Corn-Tomato Relish

I’m back to blogging, thanks to Valli for another edition of Blogging Marathon. This is the 8th edition and I join the 2nd group of 20 bloggers who are all set to blog for the next one week. I chose “Condiments” and “Cooking with 5 ingredient...

Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream

Roasted strawberry Ice cream -- Roasting the strawberries brings out their juices and concentrates their natural flavor. Great way to use up surplus strawberries with this yummy summer treat.

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks

A very simple and tasty roasted cauliflower steak recipe. This is flavored with Indian spices but can be customized to ones likes and dislikes.

Brown Rice Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash & Pomegranates

Hope all of you had a good Thanksgiving meal yesterday. We had our Thanksgiving party at our friend's house and we had some amazing food and great time chatting. I felt like I was in a food coma yesterday after eating all that food. So today I h...

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad (Vegan Recipe)

Roasted Sweet Potato Pecan Salad is a very festive looking and delicious salad. Pomegranate seeds, grapes and raisins gives the salad slight sweetness.

Coconut Ceviche

I used to love watching Food Network. But with kids running around it has become almost impossible to watch any TV. Now a days I found the best time to watch my favorite channel is when I'm folding the laundry. So during one of my laundry foldin...

Milk Chocolate Ice Cream

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Multigrain Loaf Bread

Multigrain Loaf Bread that is slightly sweet and has a nice nubbly, yet soft texture. It is firm enough to hold up to a sandwich and is great when toasted for breakfast.

Individual Red, White & Blue Cheesecake

Individual Red, White & Blue Cheesecake is a great make ahead dessert. Perfect to serve for the 4th of July barbecues, potlucks.

Mixed Grain Mediterranean Salad Recipe

Nutritious Mixed Grains Mediterranean Salad that is packed with fiber, flavor and deliciousness. Cooked grains are combined with peppers, onions and olives in this simple, easy to make salad.

Tomato Cheese Sandwich with Pesto

Best way to enjoy fresh tomatoes -- Tomato Cheese Sandwich with Pesto. Toasted or not this is a easy recipe that is going to please both kids and adults.

Summer Barley Salad

Healthy & Nutritious Summer Barley Salad made with Whole Barley. A great make ahead dish for picnics or pack for lunches.

Peach-Mango Jam with Vanilla

Homemade Peach-Mango jam flavored with vanilla. It's a delicious way to use up those last summer fruit.

Vegan Rich Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse made with Silken Tofu. It is creamy, chocolaty and absolutely delicious.

Vegan Tofu Omelette

This Vegan Tofu Omelette recipe is fluffy and is packed with double dose of protein from tofu and chickpea flour. Serve with hash browns or home fries for a hearty and delicious breakfast/ brunch.

Pumpkin Cake Muffins

I wanted to use up some of the pumpkin puree I had left after making a dessert for Thanksgiving (recipe for Individual no-bake pumpkin pie coming up soon). I browsed through Pinterest board and found these delicious Pumpkin Cake doughnuts recipe from...

Black Rice Salad with Mangoes & Tangerines

This is week 2 of BM# 17 for me and for this week, my theme for this week is "Summer Salads". We are not big salad eaters and I prefer my veggies cooked than raw. I know a lot of people who would order salad at a restaurant I'd rather ...

Curried Rice with Raisins and Cashews

Curried Rice with Raisins and Cashews is a quick and easy side dish that would be great as a Thanksgiving side dish. It is slightly sweet and spicy.

Dried Fruit Crackers

These Dried Fruit Crackers are addictive and absolutely delicious. They are great addition to a cheese and fruit platter.

Three Cheese Potatoes

This recipe for baked three cheese potatoes is easy to make and very delicious. It is sure to be a hit with both kids and adults.

Pan Seared Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Almonds

Pan searing brussels sprouts until toasty is a quick alternative to roasting them in the oven. Topping with crispy panko breadcrumbs and almonds nicely balance both the taste and texture of the dish.

Buttery Sourdough Biscuits

Buttery Sourdough Biscuits are great to serve for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Serve them with scrambled eggs or fried egg or gravy.

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