Whether it's a basket of Southern Fried Chicken for a neighborhood block party or the perfect side dish for a holiday meal, our make-ahead recipes are the solution you need in a crunch.
Hot Tomato Salsa
A twist on spicy tomato salsa featuring garlic, hot sauce and parsley.
Spicy Gazpacho with Grilled Shrimp
Impress guests with this simple and flavorful gazpacho—the hardest part of preparation is waiting an hour for the silky, blended ingredients to chill.
Artichoke, Roasted Red Pepper and Brown Rice Casserole with Feta and Pine Nuts
Topped with rich feta and toasty pine nuts, this bright casserole is a make-ahead winner.
Zucchini and Yellow Squash “Lasagna” with Fire-Roasted Tomatoes and Basil Pesto
A low-carb vegetarian lasagna with fresh zucchini, yellow squash, fire-roasted tomatoes and zesty basil pesto.
Cauliflower and Shrimp Casserole with Mini Pasta Shells
A creamy shrimp pasta casserole with hints of parsley and oregano and delicate florets of fresh cauliflower that is both healthy and easy to make.
Whole-Wheat Pesto Scones
Packed with whole wheat, these scones stay lovely and moist by using an egg yolk in the dough. If you’re looking for a more forward pesto flavor, add an additional tablespoon, and make sure to use a high quality pesto that gets it’s flavor from fresh herbs.
Pecan Pie with Maple Coconut Cream
This protein-packed pie has double the nuts and absolutely no unhealthy ingredients like corn syrup, white flour or butter.
Black Bean and Corn Salad
A blend of lime, peppers and cilantro will satisfy those Mexican food cravings.
Farro and Celery Salad with Ricotta Salata, Walnuts, and Dried Sour Cherries
A make-ahead, on-the-go salad that will last all week.
Overnight Chia Oatmeal with Fruit
Make this oatmeal the night before for a delicious on-the-go breakfast in the morning.
Basic Gluten-Free Flour Mix
The key to the very best gluten-free baked goods is Authentic Foods superfine brown rice flour; it is the Cadillac, or cashmere, of brown rice flours and is worth its weight in gold.
Lemon Zucchini Bread
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 3 mini loaf pans with oil. I like to use mini loaf pans because it makes the kids feel…
Greek Quinoa Salad
This is a very easy salad that can be made ahead of time and can be changed in so many ways.
Black Bean Luau Salad
Drain and rins beans; combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. This dish is best if marinated…