What makes a great date night dinner? There are many ways to approach it. Spending less time in the kitchen, so that you can spend more time together, is one way. Indulging in something with rich and luscious textures is a sensual experience. And treating yourselves to something a little spendy can feel special, too. Here are 21 recipes to get your heart racing. Love – and delicious food – is in the air.
Pan-Roasted Brined Pork Chop
This recipe features one thick rib chop, which you will slice to serve, that is brined first so no matter what pork you start with you will end up with a succulent chop. Get the recipe for Pan-Roasted Brined Pork Chop.
One-Pot Greek Salmon with Feta & Peppers
We eat salmon every week, but sometimes we are pressed for time. Pull out a large skillet and this dish with feta cheese and bell peppers is simple, elegant and delicious. Get the recipe.
Moroccan Lamb Shanks
This recipe looks spectacular, but is easy to make, with an intriguing blend of cumin, coriander, pomegranate and mint. Get the recipe.
Balsamic Chicken with Peaches
Juicy chicken thighs, peaches, balsamic vinegar, maple syrup and rosemary come together in our one-pan Balsamic Chicken with Peaches. This recipe is based upon our incredibly popular Maple Balsamic Chicken with Roasted Blueberries. If you love that dish, you gotta try this one. CLICK FOR RECIPE.
Chicken Thighs with Grapes, Thyme & Smoked Paprika
We Love Our Thighs. Chicken thighs that is. Chicken thighs are in regular rotation around here and this dish for Chicken Thighs with Grapes was a happy sweet and savory surprise. This Chicken with Grapes, Thyme and Smoked Paprika is a simple one-pan, oven-roasted meal that highlights the sweetness of the grapes, the smokiness of the paprika and the savory-ness of the chicken and thyme. It comes together in less time than it takes for the oven to preheat and is easy enough for a weeknight but fancy enough for guests. CLICK FOR RECIPE.
Gluten-Free Capellini & Shrimp Fra Diavolo
Fra Diavolo means “brother devil” but what you need to know is that this gluten-free and low FODMAP Capellini & Shrimp Fra Diavolo is a quick and easy, yet elegant pasta and shrimp dish that features tomatoes and hot red peppers. Get the recipe for Gluten-Free Capellini & Shrimp Fra Diavolo.
BLT – bacon, lettuce and tomato – is a beloved sandwich combo, but why relegate it solely to lunch between slices of bread? Tomatoes are sautéed in bacon fat, after you have cooked the bacon crisp. Handfuls of baby lettuce are wilted in the hot fat, too. Salt, pepper and parmesan and you’ve got dinner in less than 30 minutes. We made ours with gluten-free spaghetti! Get the recipe BLT Pasta.
Pork & Noodles
Our Pork and Noodles is quick enough for a weeknight and will satisfy your cravings for Asian take-out. If you love our Super Quick Korean Beef, served with rice (and MANY of you do), this is the noodle equivalent! Economical ground meat, noodles, simple seasonings and DINNER IS READY! Get the recipe for Pork & Noodles.
This classic French dish is for special occasions. You will spend a pretty penny on the ingredients because this Bouillabaisse features shrimp, clams (or mussels), fish and scallops. Garlic oil, fennel, leeks, tomatoes, thyme, and basil all come together in a dish to remember. Toasted baguette with Roasted Red Pepper Aioli is a perfect accompaniment. Get the recipe for Bouillabaisse.
You will find both firm flesh fish as well as shellfish in this dish and it is sumptuous. This is the recipe to make when you are pulling out all the stops. It looks spectacular on the table and is easy to make. Just read through before cooking and it will come together with exceptional results, as you can see here. Get the recipe for Cioppino.
One-Pan Pasta & Vegetables
One-pan dishes get food on the table FAST! Here we have pasta and vegetables, hearty enough for a main dish. Or add a protein alongside, like steak or chicken. Get the recipe.
Pork Loin with Maple Mustard Sauce
If you haven’t checked out our One-Bowl, All-Purpose Maple Mustard Sauce, click on over there right now (link within recipe). A simple combo of even amounts of maple syrup and tangy mustard create an incredibly versatile sauce that is as welcome on your protein of choice during cooking and/or after as a condiment alongside when serving. Here we coat a pork loin before and after cooking with the glaze and dinner gets made 1-2-3. Really the only trick here is to not overcook the pork. Pork can be juicy if cooked just enough. Currently, the FDA recommends 145° F (63° C) as long as there is also a rest. Get the recipe for Pork Loin with Maple Mustard Sauce.
Asian Pork Lettuce Wraps
Hankering for Asian Pork Lettuce Wraps? Are you in need of a quick weeknight dinner? This dish for Low FODMAP Asian Pork Lettuce Wraps combines ground pork and an assortment of veggies, quickly stir fried in one pan. Get the recipe for Asian Pork Lettuce Wraps.
Miso Lime Glazed Salmon
This easy Miso Lime Glazed Salmon dish is super-quick to make, thanks to a 5-ingredient glaze: White miso, White wine, brown sugar, fresh ginger, and limes zest come together for umami-packed marinade for heart healthy salmon. Get the recipe for Miso Lime Glazed Salmon.
One Pot Salmon With Snap Peas
Salmon, jasmine rice, snap peas, and red bell pepper, all cooked in one pan with soy sauce, a little brown sugar, ginger, scallions, and toasted sesame oil. Dinner is served in 30 minutes. Get the recipe for One-Pot Salmon with Snap Peas.
Salmon & Brown Rice Nourish Bowl
This recipe for Salmon & Brown Rice Nourish Bowl with Quick Pickles came about when I needed something light and healthy and nourishing – and easy enough for a weeknight. Yes, you make the pickles, but they come together in the time it takes to prep the other ingredients. Get the recipe for Salmon & Brown Rice Nourish Bowl.
One-Pan Berbere Spiced Spatchcocked Chicken
Opening up a whole chicken (spatchcocking) allows it to cook quickly, evenly, and yields a juicy bird with crisp skin. Our Berbere spice mixture is complex and flavor packed. A drizzle of lemony yogurt at the end brings it all together. Get the recipe.
Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin with Brown Sugar & Marmalade
This Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin with Brown Sugar and Marmalade is so easy, you can prep it in the time it takes for the oven to preheat. The brown sugar is seasoned with salt, pepper, paprika and thyme for a dry rub on the pork. The pork loin is wrapped in bacon and browned on top of the stove, then slathered with a combo of Dijon mustard and orange marmalade and finished in the oven. Get the recipe for Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin with Brown Sugar & Marmalade.
This dish of pasta Primavera just says spring! Al dente pasta, in this case gluten-free, is combined with loads of fresh arugula and spinach, chives, asparagus, peas, fresh herbs and Parmesan. Get the recipe for Pasta Primavera.
Maple Balsamic Chicken With Roasted Blueberries
People will ask for this recipe – and you won’t believe how easy it is. Start with juicy chicken thighs. The sauce is made from blueberries (fresh or frozen, so you can make it year-round), maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, and sage. Made on a sheet pan in the oven! Get the recipe for Maple Balsamic Chicken With Roasted Blueberries.
Super Quick Korean Beef
This recipe is one of your community favorites – and you can get it on the table in about 15 minutes! Low-sodium soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, brown sugar, ginger, and red pepper flakes work magic with lean ground beef. Don’t leave out the scallions as they are more than a garnish and truly add to the dish. Served with white rice. Get the recipe for Super Quick Korean Beef
Easy Peasy Dinner and Dessert: 20 One-Pan, One Bowl Recipes for Busy Nights
We all need One-Pan, One-Bowl recipes in our repertoire, and we’ve got ‘em! From main dishes to soups, pasta, curries and desserts, these kitchen-tested recipes will get you in and out of the kitchen fast. With minimal clean-up, too! Click here for all of our One-Pan, One Bowl recipes!
36 Dishes You Didn’t Know You Could Make With Rice Noodles
Rice noodles are naturally gluten-free, but that isn’t the only reason to cook with them. They are delicious unto themselves, come in a variety of shapes, and are the noodle of choice in so many Asian-inspired recipes. But it doesn’t stop there! There are rice-based lasagna noodles, shells, manicotti, elbows…From soups to main dishes, casseroles, salads and summer rolls, we have 36 recipes for you to get you slurping with joy. Click for 36 Dishes You Didn’t Know You Could Make With Rice Noodles
30 Quick & Easy Recipes For A Happy Gut: Low FODMAP and Flavor Packed
At FODMAP Everyday® we define “Quick” as a dish that can be on the table, ready to eat, in 30 minutes or less. “Easy” recipes have 15 minutes or less of prep time. All of these recipes are low FODMAP and free of gluten so they can be served to tender tummies too! Click for 30 Quick & Easy Recipes For A Happy Gut: Low FODMAP and Flavor Packed
Grab A Rotisserie Chicken On Your Way Home And Make Any Of These 18 Delicious Meals In Minutes
Grabbing a rotisserie chicken at the supermarket is not “cheating” by any stretch of the imagination. Having cooked chicken ready to use is a great jump-start to all sorts of creative recipes – from salads to main dishes, lunches and dinners – and is a brilliant move, in our book. Click for Grab A Rotisserie Chicken On Your Way Home And Make Any Of These 18 Delicious Meals In Minutes
Easy and Tasty: 34 Sides to Serve with Rotisserie Chicken for a Stress-Free Meal
We buy a rotisserie chicken every week – and enjoy the bounty for days. But we like to mix it up; potatoes, veggies (hot and cold), pasta – there are many ways to enjoy that chicken and to turn it into a meal. Here are our 34 community favorites. Click here for Easy and Tasty: 34 Sides to Serve with Rotisserie Chicken for a Stress-Free Meal
9 Insanely Delicious Easy Homemade Chicken Wing Recipes
Entire restaurants build their menu around chicken wings, but we’re going to show you how to make the best chicken wings at home – and they’re easier than you think. Most of these recipes are baked, not fried, so you will not only save on calories, but also have less mess and spend less time in the kitchen. Click here for 9 Insanely Delicious Easy Homemade Chicken Wing Recipes
18 Iced Tea & Refreshing Drink Recipes That Will Make You Scream Summer Is Here!
Quench your thirst and beat the heat with a refreshing lineup of tantalizing beverages. Whether you’re craving a tall, chilled drink on a scorching day, in need of hydration after a workout, or seeking a delightful mocktail sans alcohol, we’ve got you covered. Get ready to dive into a world of iced teas, invigorating punches, flavored lemonades, zesty limeades, luscious smoothies, sparkling spritzers, and even a homemade electrolyte beverage. Click for 18 Iced Tea & Refreshing Drink Recipes That Will Make You Scream Summer Is Here!
23 Dinner Solutions: Quick and Delicious Soup and Stew Recipes
There is nothing like homemade soup or a hearty stew, especially when it is cold outside! (For you hot weather folks, we do have a few cold soups). We’ve got 23 recipes for you, from Instant Pot quickies to long simmered renditions. Comfort food in a bowl. Get 23 Dinner Solutions: Quick and Delicious Soup and Stew Recipes here.
Potatoes! White, red, yellow, starchy russet, sweet potatoes – even blue and purple potatoes – can be a main meal in the form of double stuffed baked potatoes, a weekday side-dish, a potluck salad, or they can add richness to soups. And don’t forget breakfast casseroles and home fries! We have 23 recipes for you to try and potatoes are often economical, too, so dive in! Click here for 23 Easy Potato Recipes: Which One Will You Try First?
Holy Cow! These 10 Ground Beef Recipes Will Knock Your Socks Off!
Ground beef makes a great burger and meatloaf, but it is so much more versatile than that, and we have 11 recipes for you to add to your weekly rotation. Chili, Chili Mac and even a Quick Korean Beef dish, that package of ground beef has never been more inspiring. Click here for Holy Cow! These 10 Ground Beef Recipes Will Knock Your Socks Off!
10 Gut Friendly Chicken Recipes You Can Have On Your Table Tonight!
Chicken is one of our favorite protein building blocks for an easy, delicious meal. Sometimes you can get in a rut though and end up making the same chicken recipes over and over.
We’ve got one pan meals, warm weather salads and grill options, dinner party worthy dishes, lighter fare and hearty dinners. Click here for 10 Gut Friendly Chicken Recipes You Can Have On Your Table Tonight!
6 Rich And Fudgy Brownies That Will Make You Want To Lick The Bowl
In our opinion, you can never have enough brownie recipes. We have gathered our top 6; the brownie recipes you don’t have – yet. And you do need them; trust us. Nutella. Peppermint. Toasted almond & Coconut. S’Mores. PB & J – and even a super quick One-Bowl Brownie. Get ready to be inspired. Click for 6 Rich And Fudgy Brownies That Will Make You Want To Lick The Bowl
85 Desserts For The Chocolate Lover In Your Life
Welcome to the largest collection of desserts for the chocolate lover in your life. Each of these are also gut-friendly so that you don’t have to worry about bloating, or a noisy belly when getting romantic! All of these desserts are gluten-free and low FODMAP! Click for 85 Desserts For The Chocolate Lover In Your Life
The Crazy Best and Easy Cookie Recipes Ever!
Cookies – small, large, soft, chewy, crispy, chocolaty, peanut buttery, elegant, homespun, one-bowl, drop, rolled and shaped – we’ll take them all. You can never have enough cookie recipes and ours are all created in our very own Test Kitchen; these recipes work! Several can be prepped in the time it takes to preheat the oven. Click for The Crazy Best and Easy Cookie Recipes Ever!
Looking For Dairy Free Ice Cream & Frozen Desserts?
This article will discuss the low FODMAP ice cream and frozen desserts that you can find in supermarkets and restaurants, as well as our own exclusive recipes, and will include information on dairy based as well as alt milk frozen desserts and recipes. Click here for Dairy Free Frozen Desserts Recipes.
20 Strawberry Recipes That Will Make You Berry Happy!
These days, depending on where you live, you might be able to get decent strawberries all year long. Spring, however, brings fresh, new batches and we are always looking for new ways to incorporate these delicious berries into our diet. From drinks to cakes, crisps, cobblers, bars and even a salad, frozen desserts and a salsa, we have 20 strawberry recipes for you. Click for 20 Strawberry Recipes That Will Make You Berry Happy!
Top 100 Low FODMAP Recipes
These are our community’s favorite Top 100 Low FODMAP Recipes. Are you struggling with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Are you following the low FODMAP diet and having a hard time finding delicious recipes that even the whole family can enjoy? You are in the right place! At FODMAP Everyday® we specialize in teaching you how to THRIVE on the low FODMAP diet! Get ready to eat well, without the IBS triggers! Click for our Top 100 Low FODMAP Recipes!
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