Bringing you the top 21 reader favorite recipes from 2021! From easy dinner options, tasty breakfast ideas and incredible desserts, these are the delicious recipes from Kim’s Cravings that you all made, shared and loved the most this year.

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I’m grateful for each and every one of you who has made our recipes and taken the time to tell us how much you love them.

I’m truly humbled that in a small way, I get to be part of your holidays, traditions and regular weekdays when you prepare the recipes I work so hard to create.

These are the top 21 most-viewed, most-commented on, most-made recipes on Kim’s Cravings. You’ll find some of the best breakfast recipes, easy dinners, and of course, yummy desserts that made 2021 extra delicious.

Starting with number 21 and working our way to the top recipe, let’s jump in!

21. Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

creamy chicken tortilla soup topped with cheese, avocado and fresh cilantro

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

3.90 from 124 votes
This Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup is loaded with tender chicken, corn, beans, fajita seasoning and is simmered in a rich, creamy broth. Finish with your favorite Tex-Mex toppings for an easy one-pot dinner that the whole family will love!
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20. Healthy Taco Meat

soft tacos topped with diced avocado, sliced jalapeño and chopped cilantro

Healthy Taco Meat Recipe

4.06 from 56 votes
Homemade healthy tacos are filled with my go-to clean eating Mexican taco meat recipe and any other favorite toppings you love on your tacos. These healthy tacos make for an easy dinner recipe that the whole family will enjoy, even your pickiest eaters!
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19. Fresh Herb Cream Cheese Dip

cream cheese dip served with fresh veggies and crackers

Cream Cheese Dip

4.39 from 55 votes
This fresh herb cream cheese dip is loaded with flavor and will quickly become your new go-to recipe! Not only is it delicious, but it's super quick and easy to whip up!
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18. Banana Oat Waffles

waffle on a white plate topped with fresh berries and almond butter

Gluten Free Banana Oat Waffles

4.12 from 163 votes
These healthy gluten free waffles are a breakfast delight of light and fluffy waffles cooked to golden brown perfection. These waffles are made with a combination of oats, almond milk, banana and eggs all easily whipped up in the blender. Don’t forget to make extra, so you can eat healthy waffles all week! This banana oat waffle recipe is about to become a staple in your house!
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17. Blueberry Banana Microwave Oatmeal

spoonful of microwave oatmeal

Blueberry Banana Microwave Baked Oats

4.41 from 87 votes
Blueberry Banana Microwave Baked Oats is a single serving of baked oatmeal made quick and easy in the microwave. The perfect recipe for those of you wanting to try the TikTok baked oats trend and great if you have little time for breakfast or anyone having to cook without a stove. Not only is this oatmeal recipe super simple to make, it's nutritious and SO delicious. This new microwave mug recipe is a must try!
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16. No Bake Oreo Pie

oreo pie with a cool whip filling topped with crushed Oreos

No-Bake Oreo Pie

4.71 from 54 votes
No-bake Oreo Pie is creamy and delicious! It's also one of the easiest pie recipes. No oven required and only 3 simple ingredients needed!
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15. Baked Mac and Cheese

wooden spoon dishing out mac and cheese

Baked Mac and Cheese

4.62 from 102 votes
This baked mac and cheese recipe is a huge hit with my kids. I have to admit, it is the BEST mac and cheese I've ever tasted! Super easy to make too! Macaroni noodles are baked with butter, cheddar cheese, muenster cheese, and heavy whipping cream to create the ultimate comforting dish.
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14. Cinnamon Roll Casserole

cinnamon roll casserole topped with icing

Cinnamon Roll Casserole

4.51 from 99 votes
This cinnamon roll casserole recipe is the ultimate brunch dish, made with refrigerated cinnamon rolls, eggs, milk, a touch of maple syrup, and a drizzle of icing over the top. It's super easy to make and can even be assembled the night before.
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13. Banana Chocolate Chip Power Cakes

chocolate chip muffins on a wire cooling rack

Banana Chocolate Chip Power Cakes

4.40 from 233 votes
These banana chocolate chip power cakes are the BEST healthy protein-packed banana muffins. Perfect for snack time or breakfast! Picky eater approved!
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12. Baked Blueberry Donuts

baked blueberry donuts topped with glaze on a wire cooling rack

Baked Blueberry Donuts

3.94 from 215 votes
Deliciously healthy baked blueberry donuts that are light, soft, and perfect for breakfast! With just over 100 calories, these Skinny Blueberry Donuts are a fun and easy treat that’s perfect for any breakfast or brunch gathering!
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11. Parmesan Baked Cod

baked cod and broccoli on a white plate served with lemon slices

Parmesan Baked Cod

3.82 from 201 votes
Parmesan Baked Cod is mildly flavored cod topped with Parmesan cheese, paprika and parsley, then roasted to perfection. An easy, tasty dinner that’s quick to make and perfect for busy weeknights! 
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10. Protein Waffles

protein waffles drizzled with syrup and topped with fresh fruit

Low Carb Protein Waffles

3.99 from 132 votes
This breakfast recipe is so simple, easy and healthy, but the best part is how out-of-this world delicious it is!
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9. Easy Healthy Lasagna

easy healthy lasagna cut into large squares for serving

Easy Healthy Lasagna

4.04 from 240 votes
This Easy Healthy Lasagna recipe is the perfect family-friendly dish. It has all of the goodness of classic lasagna, but lightened up and packed with protein for a skinny version of the traditional recipe!
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8. Best Homemade Salsa

homemade salsa served in a small white bowl with a spoon

Best Damn Salsa Ever!

4.28 from 220 votes
This homemade salsa recipe is absolutely irresistible! It’s loaded with delicious, vibrant flavor and it comes together in less than 5 minutes. 
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7. Watermelon Cocktails

vodka watermelon cocktails garnished with a watermelon slice and fresh mint

Vodka Watermelon Cocktails

4.07 from 129 votes
Vodka Watermelon Cocktails are the perfect refreshing summer drink! Easy, light and made with 4 ingredients! Less than 120 calories a serving!
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6. Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

pulled pork sandwiches topped with creamy coleslaw

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

3.76 from 325 votes
Slow cooker pulled pork is my favorite way to serve a crowd! This pork is coated in a homemade spice rub, then simmered in the crockpot until tender. Shred the meat, then dinner is ready to serve! Crockpot pulled pork is easy, tender, delicious and everyone always loves it!
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5. Chocolate Delight

chocolate delight served on a white plate with a bite taken out

Chocolate Delight

3.99 from 295 votes
Chocolate Delight is a layered pudding dessert that looks impressive and tastes amazing, but is so easy to whip up! It's made with a pecan cookie crust that's topped with layers of cheesecake filling, pudding, and Cool Whip. This chocolate layered dessert is perfect for all of the chocolate lovers in your life!
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4. Fish Tacos

three cod fish tacos topped with slaw, sauce and sliced avocado

Cod Fish Tacos

3.88 from 312 votes
This recipe for cod fish tacos is seasoned white fish layered with corn cabbage slaw, a creamy sauce, avocado slices and a squeeze of fresh lime; all tucked inside warm corn tortillas. It’s a crowd-pleasing meal that’s quick, easy, and packed with flavor!
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3. Burger Sauce

burger sauce for stuffed burgers

Epic Burger Sauce

3.92 from 137 votes
Create the ultimate burger with this epic burger sauce! This special sauce recipe is easy to make and super tasty on burgers, wraps, sandwiches and fries!
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2. Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake

cinnamon roll microwave mug cake in a white mug with one spoonful taken out

Cinnamon Roll Microwave Mug Cake

4.24 from 468 votes
This easy cinnamon roll microwave mug cake is the perfect treat when you’re craving a little something sweet!
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The MOST popular recipe from Kim’s Cravings in 2021!

serving of Mexican casserole on a blue plate with avocado slices and cilantro

Sweet Potato Black Bean Casserole

3.72 from 505 votes
A family-friendly Mexican-inspired enchilada casserole recipe, that's as tasty as it is healthy. This Sweet Potato Black Bean Casserole is vegetarian and gluten-free, but can also be easily adapted to include meat.
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