“I came up with this tender turkey loaf to help my husband and me stick to our healthy-eating habits. Leftover slices make satisfying lunches to take to work the next day.” —Mary Gudenkauf, Harrisonville, Missouri
I like to prepare foods I can eat for more than one meal or freeze and eat later so I don't have to cook a lot during the week. This recipe is one of my favorite creations.Bryan Cornett, Duluth, Georgia
Try a twist on traditional meatloaf with this chicken version that begins in the food processor. Here, ketchup is replaced with an easy mushroom sauce for a more upscale topping. —Keri Schofield Lawson, Brea, California
Browned chicken gets a pleasant flavor boost from a creamy white sauce featuring chives and mushrooms and makes a lovely presentation when served over white or wild rice. The recipe from field editor Becky Baird of Salt Lake City, Utah is easy to prepare, too.
I have three small children and I'm always trying new meat loaf recipes. This recipe is something I developed, and it's one of the first meat loaves that my kids really went for. See if your kids like it, too!
“Here's a simple recipe for lettuce wraps that's a nutritious option for a luncheon or dinner party,” says Mary Beth Vultee, Ocean Beach, North Carolina. For fun, serve the filling on a platter with lettuce leaves on the side, and let your guests wrap their own.
"THIS IS my favorite of Auntie Ann's dishes, and one that I enjoy making, too! Only difference is, my aunt likes to serve it cold, as relish, and I prefer to serve it warm. On a piece of garlic toast, it makes a wonderful appetizer!"
Fresh basil (which is available in grocery stores year round) lends terrific flavor to these tasty chicken rolls. As the fantastic finishing touch, toss the pasta with purchased or homemade pesto just before serving.
Pat Stevens, Granbury, Texas
Tart cherries and earthy mushrooms come together in a savory stuffing for pork tenderloin. The sauceprepared with port wine and balsamic vinegarmakes every bite even better.Linda Monach, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts