Chocolate-Dipped Treats

This holiday season, my family decided to complement our usual teacher gifts of homemade granola & Starbucks gift cards with some easy-peasy “homemade” chocolate dipped treats. The lineup? Pretzels, Potato Chips and Candied Ginger. The process? 3 steps, 5minutes, simple as pie. The result? So good we ate the first batch and will have to […]

How to Make a Salad in a Jar (Step by Step)

Summertime is the perfect time to make salads in a mason jar. With just a little bit of prep at the beginning of the week, you’ll have a stockpile of healthy, portable meals ready to go! Here are the step by step instructions: 1. If you don’t already have mason jars and lids, buy some. […]

7 Tips for Meal Planning Success this Summer

It’s hot, we get it. The last thing you want to do is step foot into the kitchen. And with last-minute BBQ’s and jaunts to the pool, it’s hard to stick to a plan. But fear not, you can still be a successful meal planner in the summer. Just follow these 7 tips… 1. Make […]

Let us know what you think of the recipes

Along with the recent updates to the Gatheredtable recipes section, we’re making it easier than ever for you to share your feedback on our recipes. At the bottom of each recipe, you’ll find a link to send us your feedback… Love it, hate it? Have a question, spot an error? Let us know! Of course, you […]

A rainbow of (easy, delicious, healthy) hummus recipes

If you’re like me you’re always trying to get more protein into your own diet (and if you have kids, theirs too!). Ditto for fiber. Well, it turns out that hummus is a phenomenal vehicle for both protein and fiber (thank you, chickpeas!) plus of course it tastes delicious. And bonus: it’s done in a […]

Oatmeal 101

Oatmeal is one of the easiest, most filling and versatile breakfasts available. which is why it will always be a staple breakfast food for us. Step 1 – Choose your base Oatmeal doesn’t have to just mean the traditional rolled oats. Steel-cut oats, quinoa, or even buckwheat grouts are all interchangeable and a great way […]

Roast Chicken 101

If you enjoy chicken, then Whole Roast Chicken needs to be in your repertoire!  Why?  It’s the highest ROI (Return on Investment) chicken dish you can make. It’s easy, affordable, and reliably DELICIOUS. Read more about Recipe ROI. It’s better homemade. While there’s no shame in grabbing the occasional pre-made rotisserie chicken, it’s just not the […]

14 Tips to Help You Cook More at Home

We challenge you to eat all homemade meals for 14 days! Whether you’re looking to jumpstart healthy eating, get back in the kitchen, or save some money on your food budget – the #homemade14 challenge will help! Just stick with it for 14 days, and at the end you’ll have a whole new approach to cooking and […]

How to Convert a Slow Cooker Recipe

No slow cooker, no worries! Fall is here and that means it’s officially slow cooker season! This is the time of year when everybody seems to dust off their slow cooker and attempt to cook every possible meal in the wonderful appliance. But what if you don’t have one? No problem! It’s easy to convert […]

Make, Don’t Buy: Buttermilk

Buttermilk pops up in many recipes for muffins, quick breads (such as pumpkin and other breads of that ilk), and pancakes. Don’t skip the buttermilk. It adds lightness to the batter and even in a small amount is likely essential to the recipe. Don’t buy buttermilk. There’s nothing else to really use it for and it is likely to spoil […]