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Our 31 Favorite May Recipes
Our 31 Favorite May Recipes

Our 31 Favorite May Recipes

Get recipe: Homemade Tilapia Fish Tacos

May is one of our favorite months at My Food and Family. Flowers are in bloom, the rainy season begins to subside and fresh produce is abundant! What's not to love? Celebrate the height of springtime with these great May recipes we’ve put together. We looked at what recipes our readers truly love this time of year and from that we have compiled a list of our favorite recipes for May. We’ve included delicious May recipes for just about any occasion: appetizers for socializing, weeknight dishes for when you’re on the run and desserts to celebrate the day. There’s enough of these tasty recipes for May that you can make something new each and every day of the month! And while these are a great bunch of all-around May recipes, we have you covered for those special events this month, too. Be sure to explore our collections of recipes for Mother’s Day and Cinco de Mayo.

1. Easy Pasta Salad with Italian Dressing

Easy Pasta Salad with Italian Dressing


Start out the month with a dish that is as tasty as it is easy to make. Our Easy Pasta Salad with Italian Dressing is full of great tasting morsels and portioned to feed a crowd.

2. PHILADELPHIA Strawberry Fields No-Bake Cheesecake

PHILADELPHIA Strawberry Fields No-Bake Cheesecake


One of our most popular cheesecake-themed dishes is our PHILADELPHIA Strawberry Fields No-Bake Cheesecake. Take one bite, and you’ll discover why for yourself.

3. Sangria Punch


Nothing says springtime quite like fruit-infused sangria. Our take on this iconic taste, Sangria Punch, is a non-alcoholic mocktail so the whole family can join in on the fun.

4. VELVEETA® One Pot Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Rice

VELVEETA® One Pot Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Rice

Trying to squeeze time to eat between soccer practice and the PTA meeting? Why not give our VELVEETA® One Pot Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Rice a whirl? This cheesy dish is ready in just 25 minutes and requires minimal cleanup

5. Grilled White Chicken Pizza

Grilled White Chicken Pizza

Start grilling season off right with our Grilled White Chicken Pizza. This pizza is topped with all the things you love like chicken, garlic, red peppers, basil and three different kinds of cheese.

6. Grilled New Potato Packet

Grilled New Potato Packet

As long as you’ve got the grill out already, you may want to try out our Grilled New Potato Packet recipe as well. This side dish is simple to make and wows the crowd with a great tangy and savory flavor profile.

7. Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

Whip up some Italian restaurant-worthy flavor right at home in 20 minutes with our Spaghetti Carbonara recipe. This creamy, zesty dish may become a go-to when you’re low on time but want big taste.

8. Shredded Chicken Empanadas with Cheese

Cheesy Chicken Empanadas

Ready-to-use pie crusts mean that making our Shredded Chicken Empanadas with Cheese at home is a breeze. These savory, cheesy empanadas are really bursting with flavor.

9. One-Pot Taco Pasta

One-Pot Taco Pasta

Bring together the best that Italian and Mexican cuisine have to offer with our yummy One-Pot Taco Pasta. Your family is sure to love it.

10. Original BAKER’S GERMAN’S Sweet Chocolate Cake

Original BAKER'S GERMAN'S Sweet Chocolate Cake

Our Original BAKER’S GERMAN’S Sweet Chocolate Cake is an absolute classic. Try bringing it along to a potluck and you’ll soon find out just how popular it is. Just let us know when and where to show up, please.

11. Cheesy Bacon Hasselback Potato Recipe

Cheesy Bacon Hasselback Potatoes

Looking for a dish that is as gorgeous to look at as it is tasty to eat? Look no further than our Cheesy Bacon Hasselback Potato Recipe. This dish looks so good you may be hesitant to dig into it. Trust us though, it’s definitely worth it.

12. Crustless Bacon and Cheese Quiche

Crustless Bacon and Cheese Quiche

You only have to get up the slightest bit earlier than everyone else in the house to prepare our Crustless Bacon and Cheese Quiche. This dish is ready to eat in 45 minutes.

13. A.1. Meatloaf

A.1. Meatloaf

Our A.1. Meatloaf is pure comfort food, just like Mom used to make. This classic meatloaf is a great way to bring the family together for an enjoyable evening.

14. Strawberry Whipped Sensation

Make the most of all those strawberries coming into season with our Strawberry Whipped Sensation. This show-stopper brings together chocolate and strawberry tastes for a dessert that is sure to impress.

15. Homemade Tilapia Fish Tacos

Homemade Tilapia Fish Tacos

Turn taco night into an affair to remember with our Homemade Tilapia Fish Tacos. The spicy pineapple slaw and breaded tilapia make this recipe truly memorable.

16. Red Pepper and Broccoli Macaroni Salad

Red Pepper and Broccoli Macaroni Salad

Add something special to the menu with our Red Pepper and Broccoli Macaroni Salad. This creamy and delicious side dish never fails to please.

17. Spicy Sharp Cheddar Pasta Bake

Spicy Sharp Cheddar Pasta Bake

Take your mac and cheese game to all new heights with our Spicy Sharp Cheddar Pasta Bake. Cavatappi pasta and a blend of cheeses are topped off with a crunchy topping of panko bread crumbs in this innovative dish.

18. Cheesy Spinach Bundles

Cheesy Spinach Bundles

Your guests will love our Cheesy Spinach Bundles. These amazing appetizers are ready in under half an hour, giving you more time to enjoy your company.

19. Rhubarb Dump Cake

Rhubarb Dump Cake

Make the most of fresh rhubarb with this amazing Rhubarb Dump Cake. This cake is so easy to make you may be shocked at how many compliments come rolling in.

20. Foil-Pack Chicken Fajita Dinner

Foil-Pack Chicken Fajita Dinner

Open up our Foil-Pack Chicken Fajita Dinner to discover a wonderful combination of Tex-Mex flavors. As an added bonus, the foil pack makes cleanup super easy!

21. Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

Stick with a winning taste that you know will go over well. Our Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole is sure to put smiles on everyone’s faces, especially when they discover the potato nuggets on top!

22. Cheesy Egg and Veggie Cups

Cheesy Veggie and Egg Cups

These Cheesy Egg and Veggie Cups are the perfect way to start off your day. They combine all your morning favorites into adorable single serving portions.

23. Easy Chocolate Cookie Truffles

Easy Chocolate Cookie Truffles

You will be floored at how simple it is to make our Easy Chocolate Cookie Truffles. Chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs and cream cheese centers are dipped in melted chocolate to make these delectable treats.

24. Slow-Cooker Cheesy Chicken & Potatoes

Slow-Cooker Cheesy Chicken & Potatoes

The beauty of the slow cooker? A prolonged exposure to heat at a low temperature makes food more tender and delicious than more conventional cooking methods. Discover it for yourself with our recipe for Slow-Cooker Cheesy Chicken & Potatoes.

25. Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Peppers

Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Peppers

One bite of our Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Peppers and you will wonder why it took so long for you to try this amazing taste combination. Cheese, bacon and jalapeño together at last? Yes, please!

26. Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta with Chicken

Creamy Bow-Tie Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli

Tomato and basil go with just about anything, but they really shine in our Creamy Tomato-Basil Pasta with Chicken. This dish is great for busy weeknights, but you may also want to start enjoying it any night of the week!

27. Meringue-Topped Southern Banana Pudding

Meringue-Topped Southern Banana Pudding

A staple down South, we feel Meringue-Topped Southern Banana Pudding deserves national recognition. This dessert is so yummy it could easily become a staple in your home.

28. Lemon-Basil Quinoa

Lemon-Basil Quinoa

Discover why quinoa has been used in Andean cuisine for thousands of years. The earthy, nutty taste of the quinoa in our Lemon-Basil Quinoa is balanced out beautifully with fresh lemon juice and chopped basil.

29. Cheesy Mexican Lasagna

Cheesy Mexican Lasagna

We took a great idea from Italian dining and ran with it for our Cheesy Mexican Lasagna. This dish includes all your favorite Mexican tastes put together in a whole new way.

30. VELVEETA® Egg and Veggie Bake

VELVEETA® Egg and Veggie Bake

Want to start the weekend off on the right foot, but you don’t want to spend much time in the kitchen prepping your dish? Fear not, our fantastic VELVEETA® Egg and Veggie Bake is here to alleviate your concerns.

31. Glazed Wings Recipe

Glazed Wings Recipe

Served over a bed of rice with fruits and veggies, our Glazed Wings Recipe has a little something-something for everyone to love. We’d take the glazed chicken wings by themselves, but all the other ingredients make this dish simply divine.

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