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“Here is my favorite pizza recipe. The tomatoes really add color, and it’s definitely worth the time it takes to put together!” Erin Hamann – Reeseville, Wisconsin
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Corn and Broccoli in Cheese Sauce

Corn and Broccoli in Cheese Sauce

Corn and Broccoli in Cheese Sauce

This veggie side dish is a standby. My daughter likes to add leftover ham to it. Save room in the oven by making this savory side in your slow cooker. —Joyce Johnson, Uniontown, Ohio

Warm Garlicky Grape Tomatoes

Warm Garlicky Grape Tomatoes

Warm Garlicky Grape Tomatoes

This is one of our favorite quick ways to use up a bumper crop of grape tomatoes (or to remedy an overzealous tomato shopper)! —Rose Gulledge, Crofton, Maryland

Onion-Apple Pork Chops

Onion-Apple Pork Chops

Onion-Apple Pork Chops

You couldn’t ask for a better entree to serve on a fall evening. The apple, pork and maple flavors complement each other perfectly. Rice and steamed broccoli make nice accompaniments, too. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
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Light Lemon Fluff Dessert

Light Lemon Fluff Dessert

Light Lemon Fluff Dessert

This came from my grandmother, whose family owned a bakery. My grandmother's was the full-fat version and I didn’t want to mess with perfection too much, so I only made a few healthier substitutions. It's sweet, lemony and light, and we occasionally slice fresh strawberries over the top. —Nancy Brown, Dahinda, Illinois

Baked Chicken Chimichangas

Baked Chicken Chimichangas

Baked Chicken Chimichangas

I developed this quick and easy recipe through trial and error. I used to garnish with sour cream, too, but eliminated it in order to lighten the recipe. My friends all love it when I cook these, and they're much healthier than fried chimichangas. —Rickey Madden, Clinton, South Carolina

Cheese Tortellini with Tomatoes and Corn

Cheese Tortellini with Tomatoes and Corn

Cheese Tortellini with Tomatoes and Corn

Fresh corn and basil make this dish taste like summer. I think it's a good one for bringing to picnics or gatherings, but it's great along with any side dish for a weeknight dinner! —Sally Maloney, Dallas, Georgia

Sausage Spinach Pasta Bake

Sausage Spinach Pasta Bake

Sausage Spinach Pasta Bake

I’ve fixed this many times and like to make it differently on occasion. I’ve swapped in other meats, such as chicken sausage, veal or ground pork, and added in summer squash, zucchini, green beans and mushrooms, depending on what’s in season. Also, fresh herbs really perk up the flavors. —Kim Forni, Laconia, New Hampshire

Tasty Tortilla Soup

Tasty Tortilla Soup

Tasty Tortilla Soup

Play with this tortilla soup recipe a bit to find ingredients that match your own personal tastes. You can use packaged Mesquite flavored chicken, add more tomatoes and onions, or even get creative with the cheeses. —Jennifer Giles, Des Moines, Iowa

Gnocchi with White Beans

Gnocchi with White Beans

Gnocchi with White Beans

Here’s one of those no-fuss gnocchi recipes you can toss together and cook in one skillet. Ideal for a busy weeknight, it’s also good with crumbled Italian chicken sausage if you need to please meat lovers. —Julianne Meyers, Hinesville, Georgia

Cinnamon Granola Bars

Cinnamon Granola Bars

Cinnamon Granola Bars

I make these at least once a week for my husband, David. He takes one in his lunch every week and never gets tired of them. I love providing him with something so healthy to snack on that doesn't taste low-fat. —Jessica VanLaningham, Cockeysville, Maryland

Peanut Butter Pies

Peanut Butter Pies

Peanut Butter Pies

I absolutely love peanut butter and peanut butter pie is one of my favorites. But I'm a Registered Dietitian, so I knew just how high my original recipe was in fat and calories. I cut down on several critical things, and the resulting pie is great! —Lisa Varner, Charleston, South Carolina

Chicken with Garden Salsa

Chicken with Garden Salsa

Chicken with Garden Salsa

“Fresh chiles vary greatly in taste and price. A fruity serrano gives this dish authentic Mexican flavor, but jalapenos cost less and are more commonly available. To save time, use canned tomatoes and corn in the salsa.” Mary Relyea - Canastota, New York

Cinnamon-Apple Pork Chops

Cinnamon-Apple Pork Chops

Cinnamon-Apple Pork Chops

When I found these pork chops and apples recipe online years ago, it quickly became a favorite. The ingredients are easy to keep on hand, and the one-pan cleanup is a bonus. —Christina Price, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sausage Pizza Soup

Sausage Pizza Soup

Sausage Pizza Soup

Here’s a healthy take on ooey-gooey sausage pizza. You won’t believe how delicious this side dish really is. Beth Sherer — Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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