2013 was a confusing year in fancy foods trends. Your ramen was broth-less, your chicken charred and your burger had a whole new bun. Once again, a new year is upon us and with it the prospect of infinitely complex food choices.
Or, maybe not.
Chances are, if you’re anything like us, you miss the do-it-yourself deliciousness of your morning burrito before the coveted cronut changed the face of breakfast forever. With the help of our partners at the T. Marzetti Company, we’ve compiled a list of 10 homemade recipes to bring the virtue of simplicity back into your favorite meals. Bon Appetit!
Grilled Chicken Market Salad
Let’s be honest: What could be more delicious than the marriage of juicy chicken breast, crunchy veggies and a silky, creamy dressing? Get this simple recipe here.
This hearty green makes health nuts go gaga. And for good reason, too! Just toss it with a little balsamic, tomatoes and cheese, and you have got yourself a tasty, guilt-free lunch. Get the recipe here.
Brussels Sprouts Salad
Too often this lovely leaf has been chopped, fried and drowned in an overly-sweet sauce. Try this incredible salad and let the beauty of the brussels shine. Get the recipe here.
Mixed Greens With Manchego Cheese and Pomegranate Dressing
Artisan cheeses have had quite the renaissance in the last few years, but few can complement a salad without overwhelming it, like manchego can. Try this fantastic recipe for mixed greens with manchego and pomegranate dressing. Get the recipe here.
Blue Cheese Spring Salad
Sometimes, however, the cheese deserves to be center stage when it comes to a lovely lunch salad. Try this great spring salad with asparagus, carrots, and a creamy, tangy blue cheese dressing. Get the recipe here.
Spinach Mushroom Omelet
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The marriage of egg and veg is one ceremony I could attend over and over again. Get this quick and delicious recipe here.
Cold Cucumber Dill Soup
All hail the cucumber, one of the world’s most underrated vegetables. If you are a lover of the crunchy, fresh veggie, make sure to try this refreshing soup. Don’t worry, you can thank me later. Get the recipe here.
Cucumber Sandwich Snack
Oven Baked Sweet Potato Strips