Top 10 Recipes of 2018

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Flavor the Moments Top 20 Recipes of 2018

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!  I’m taking time off until after New Year’s, but I couldn’t let the year end without rounding up the top recipes of 2018. 

I’m always so excited to do this round-up because it’s fun to see which recipes really resonated with people, and I have to say that I’m surprised by the outcome every single year. 

I noticed a citrus theme this year which is good, because my lemon and lime trees are exploding right now!

And now, on to the Top Recipes of 2018!

10.  Breakfast Fruit Tarts with Granola Crust

Breakfast Fruit Tarts with Granola Crust are crunchy granola tart shells filled with yogurt, homemade lemon curd and topped with fresh fruit! {GF, VEG}

Developing a granola crust that stuck together was a bit of a challenge, but persistence paid off.  These are one of my favorite special brunch recipes (and that lemon curd is a must)!

9.  Blood Orange Moscow Mule

Blood Orange Moscow Mule is a crisp, refreshing cocktail with a blend of vodka, ginger beer and plenty of fresh blood orange juice! 

Blood oranges will always have a special place in my heart because my grandmother loved them.  Now they have a special place in my cocktail. šŸ™‚  

8.  Instant Pot Spicy White Bean Chard Stew

Instant Pot Spicy White Bean and Chard Stew is a mediterranean inspired stew with hearty white beans, swiss chard and red pepper flakes.  Top with parmesan for the perfect cozy meal! {GF, VEG}

Two of the best things that I did last year was cook a lot with my Instant Pot and grow rainbow chard in my garden.  The result was this stew that I could never get enough of.

7.  Vegetarian Thai Peanut Zucchini Noodles

Vegetarian Thai Peanut Zucchini Noodles are an easy low carb meal packed with zoodles and veggies in a delicious Thai peanut sauce!

This low carb version of my One Pot Thai Peanut Veggie Pasta is just as satisfying without the pasta.  In fact, I like this version better.  

6.  Perfect Peanut Butter Granola

Perfect Peanut Butter Granola is a healthier granola with no refined sugar, minimal oil and big peanut butter flavor.  It's naturally vegan and gluten-free!

I like big clusters and I cannot lie!  This granola is packed with big, peanut-buttery clusters that I want to eat handful after handful.

5.  3-Ingredient Orange Cream Smoothie

3-Ingredient Orange Cream Smoothie is a creamy, refreshing vegan smoothie that's reminiscent of a creamsicle bar! {V, GF}

Mornings get busy, but we all have time to pop 3 ingredients into a blender for an ultra creamy orange smoothie don’t we?  We definitely do.

4.  Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Chia Overnight Oats

Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Chia Overnight Oats are overnight oats packed with banana, creamy peanut butter and topped with chocolate chips! (GF, Vegan option)

Ever since I started creating overnight oats, there’s been at least one recipe in the top 10 every year.  This was the first recipe that I posted in 2018, and a new overnight oat recipe is coming your way in early 2019. 

How’s that for a cliffhanger? šŸ™‚

3.  Easy Instant Pot Black Beans (No Soaking)

Easy Instant Pot Black Beans (No Soaking) are homemade black beans cooked in the pressure cooker in minutes with two Mexican-style recipe variations! #instantpot #blackbeans #pressurecooker #vegetarianrecipes #glutenfree #mexican

Not only is this recipe easy, but it’s complete with 3 variations.  No wonder you love it!

2.  Easy Baked Lemon Dijon Salmon

Easy Baked Lemon Dijon Salmon is tender, delicious oven baked salmon fillets that take only 5 minutes of prep and is on the table in 20 minutes! {GF}

Sometimes I don’t get around to posting the recipes that I make the most and I have no idea why.  I finally got around to posting this and it looks like you love it just as much as we do!

 1. Easy Greek Salad Dressing

Easy Greek Salad Dressing is the quick and easy way to make Greek salad dressing with just a few simple ingredients.  You'll never buy it again!

I rarely ever buy store bought salad dressing any more because it’s too flipping easy to make my own.  Homemade dressings taste so much better, and you’ll find more new salad dressing recipes coming your way next year!


That concludes the top 10 recipes of 2018, but I thought it would be fun to do a run down of the top recipes of year as a whole. 

No new recipes made the list this year….these are older popular recipes that top the charts most of the time.


  1. One Pot Thai Peanut Veggie Pasta

  2. Simple Herb and Garlic Turkey Breast

  3. 30-Minute Pork Chops with Creamy Bourbon Mushroom Sauce

  4. Coconut Cream Pie Chia Overnight Oats

  5. Chai Spiced Chia Overnight Oats

  6. 3-Ingredient Creamy No Mayo Coleslaw Dressing

  7. One Hour Rosemary Skillet Focaccia Bread

  8. Broccoli Slaw Salad with Creamy No Mayo Dressing

  9. Small Batch Fig Honey Jam

  10. Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Oat Bars

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