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Carla Christian

Carla Christian, RD, LD, received her associate’s degree in culinary arts from The Culinary Institute of America in 2006 and her bachelor’s degree in dietetics from Michigan State University in 2009. She finished her dietetic internship from The University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2010 and is a former chef in the Better Homes and Gardens® Test Kitchen. Photo by Jason Donnelly

All Contributions from Carla Christian (42)

Peach-Cranberry Cobbler

Cranberries add bursts of crimson color and tart flavor to this cobbler. Serve with Vanilla Bean Banana Ice Cream for a mouthwateringly…

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Vanilla Bean Banana Ice Cream

Frozen bananas are the secret to the creamy texture of this nice cream, which is fabulous with warm cobblers and pies or…

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Pumpkin Alfredo Casserole

Cooked cauliflower and potatoes combine with canned pumpkin and cannellini beans for a hearty meal in this colorful Pumpkin Alfredo Casserole. Looking…

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Farro, Mushroom, and Leek Gratin

This hearty casserole has all the flavors of holiday dressing. With its creamy sauce, chewy farro, and crispy topping, this gratin is…

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Chipotle-Watermelon Gazpacho

So easy, so fresh, so summery. All we can say about this watermelon gazpacho is: “Yummy!” For an even quicker variation, try…

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Grilled Corn on the Cob with Chipotle-Lime Rub

In this easy recipe, a spicy-tart rub pairs well with the tender kernels of grilled fresh corn on the cob. You’ll never…

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Zucchini, Corn, and Black Bean Soup

Showcase your farmers market finds in this colorful Zucchini, Corn, and Black Bean Soup, which features a luscious almond milk–based broth and…

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Grilled Peach and Blueberry Pasta Salad

Grilled summer peaches and blueberries in a pasta salad? Yes, please! The caramelized sweetness of the peaches contrasts nicely with the peppery…

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Garden Tomato Soup with Chickpeas

This vibrant summertime soup features a blended-tomato base that is full-bodied and bursting with fresh flavor. To get this easy soup on…

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Cantaloupe-Cucumber Soup

Fresh and sweet, this chilled soup makes a delicious dessert. We recommend using almond or rice milk, as both are thinner than…

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