Ellie Krieger

Tomato-less chili opens up a world of comforting possibilities

Pork chile verde is a white and green number that gets its heat from fresh poblano and jalapeno chiles.


Greek potato nachos the snackable mash-up you’ve been missing

Thinly sliced roasted potatoes are piled with feta cheese, herbs, hot peppers and a yogurt-lemon drizzle.


A luxuriously creamy soup without a speck of dairy? If you must.

Pureed cauliflower and potato give this comforting soup its faux-creamy mouthfeel.


This creamy pumpkin spoon bread flirts with sweet and savory

The souffle-like dish proves that pumpkin can bring so much more to the table than pie.

Add peanut sauce and vegetables to upgrade a chicken sandwich

This thrilling sandwich was inspired by Southeast Asia’s satay sauce, made for dipping skewered meats.

Roasting fall fruit deepens their flavor and nourishes the senses

It’s a healthful autumnal dessert or brunch dish, served on its own or with a dollop of creamy yogurt.

Tomato sauce and oats give these turkey meatballs a fresh twist

Serve this exciting yet comforting meal in a bowl with a hunk of crusty bread or onto a bed of couscous.

Make a savory skillet pancake with that glut of zucchini

It emerges from the oven golden and fragrant, ready to be dolloped with a creamy yogurt-feta sauce.

A quick and flavorful chickpea stew for all your busy nights ahead

Lemony chickpea stew with pasta and artichokes is an elegant variation of Italy’s pasta e fagioli.

This salad hits all the right notes — sweet and sour alike

Argodolce sauce with figs and prosciutto over arugula is a salad so flavorful, you’ll wish you can have it year-round.

This frosty smoothie with beach vibes tastes like a milkshake

If you are looking for me in the summertime, chances are you’ll find me, at some point, on the beach in Montauk, Long Island, as… Continue reading

Stay cool with this crisp and refreshing shrimp salad

It’s made with quenching cucumber slices and a pesto-like mint dressing — perfect for a hot summer day.

Silky and smoky grilled eggplant salad makes a sumptuous side

Cook the eggplant directly on the grill, then turn it into a summery salad.

Fresh blueberries give summer BBQ sauce a healthful upgrade

It dispenses with the artificial flavoring and high sugar content of most bottled BBQ sauces.

A delightful summer romance between watermelon and goat cheese

Here’s a delightful, nibble to pop in your mouth as you sip rosé on the backyard deck. This refreshing finger food makes the most of… Continue reading

These 100-calorie chocolate pudding pops will take you back

Enjoy one on a hot day just like when you were a kid — but these taste better than the store-bought.

Colorful slaw is the gem that will brighten your next cookout

The salad is tossed with a sweet-tart blend of dried figs, cider vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil.

Parmesan-crusted halibut on phyllo sounds rich but eats light

Baked halibut on phyllo with parm topping was inspired by a bakery’s offering in Anchorage, Alaska.

Lighter and brighter, this broccoli salad delivers on flavor

You could add some crisped, crumbled bacon if its omission feels like a dealbreaker.

These mango-and-pork skewers are worthy of a Father’s Day feast

This recipe is inspired by mango on a stick, a popular Mexican treat you can buy off the street.