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High 10 Recipes of 2023


The prime 10 recipes on Downshiftology this yr skewed in direction of primary dishes that coated each protein choice, from rooster to beef, and seafood to turkey. And despite the fact that tech modifications dominated the weblog world this yr, this little ‘previous web site nonetheless soared to new highs!

Compilation image of top 10 recipes. Compilation image of top 10 recipes.

On the finish of yearly, it’s at all times enjoyable to look again and see the recipes and milestones that outlined the yr. Earlier years had been outlined by my cookbook launch, the pandemic, and new social media platforms (hiya TikTok). But when I needed to summarize a significant affect for 2023 it was large tech modifications.

Now, to be trustworthy, that’s nearly a given within the digital media enterprise, however this yr algorithm modifications and AI took everybody by storm. And no doubt, they’ll proceed to play a significant position sooner or later. If there’s something I’ve discovered in working Downshiftology for 9 years now, it’s that you simply MUST keep on the forefront of expertise and continuously pivot to achieve success.

However, as a lot as expertise performs a task in my enterprise, it’s my assure to you that my recipes will at all times be examined by people for people (and developed by yours really). That can by no means change. Particularly as I don’t foresee AI growing tastebuds any time quickly – ha! A lot of you probably did seen we examined an AI chatbot operate on the web site this yr to higher assist readers, nevertheless it’s undoubtedly within the early levels and wishes extra work. I’m curious to see how that transforms for subsequent yr!

By way of content material this yr, the web site grew leaps and bounds and surpassed the foremost milestone of 10 million pageviews in a month. Wow! For a grand whole of greater than 115 million views this yr (up from final yr’s 80 million). It’s really insane in one of the simplest ways potential. We additionally hit a significant milestone with my cookbook – greater than 100,000 gross sales in solely 9 months after pub date – woot!

By way of challenges this yr, video undoubtedly took successful. YouTube launched Shorts and tweaked algorithms to favor short-form vertical content material, which reduce long-form video views in half. Blah! So new subscribers and development on YouTube was laborious to achieve. Moreover, competitors is extra fierce than ever on social media, so it’s tremendous difficult for my content material to be seen, even by these of you who’ve subscribed! Given these challenges, I really feel like I must pivot how I do movies for subsequent yr, although I’m not fairly certain how I’ll do this but. However hold your eyes peeled, as you’ll doubtless see me attempt a number of new codecs out. 😉

Alright, so which new recipes had been hottest this yr? The runaway hits this yr had been primary dishes, from air fryer rooster breast to Greek lemon rooster, and jambalaya to filet mignon. Plus, with cut up pea soup, turkey burgers and crab salad, I believe we coated all of the totally different protein choices to fulfill all kinds of dietary wants. Perennial reader favourite mains like rooster fajitas, baked salmon, rooster salad, and gradual cooker pulled pork stayed on prime as effectively.

So what’s coming in 2023? Properly, the start of the yr goes to be a bit loopy as I’m shifting! And with that, Downshiftology will get a brand new headquarters and kitchen – yay!! Who’s prepared for inside design and kitchen group content material?! Haha. I’m tremendous excited, however evidently it’s laborious to plan a lot else proper now. So I’ll simply say keep tuned subsequent yr!

Thanks once more, from the underside of my coronary heart, for all of your assist in 2023. Given all of the aforementioned tech modifications, your recipe evaluations have by no means been extra vital, and I actually love studying them. I sincerely thanks for trusting and making my recipes yr after yr. Cheers to 2024 mates – I’ve a sense it’s gonna be an excellent one!

High 10 Most Seen New Recipes in 2023

Some of the standard recipes to make within the air fryer! You actually can’t beat this straightforward air fryer rooster breast recipe.

Air fryer chicken breasts on a plate with a forkAir fryer chicken breasts on a plate with a fork

2. Parmesan Herb Roasted Acorn Squash

This has been the shock winner of the yr. You guys have liked the crispy, tacky, herby savory taste on this acorn squash.

Parmesan herb roasted acorn squash on a platter with a forkParmesan herb roasted acorn squash on a platter with a fork

3. Greek Lemon Hen

Golden-baked rooster thighs are coated with the perfect lemon-herb Greek marinade. It’s fast to prep, simple to prepare dinner, and the outcomes are implausible!

Greek lemon chicken in a baking dishGreek lemon chicken in a baking dish

4. Break up Pea Soup

That is such a comfortable soup recipe and excellent for when you’ve a leftover ham bone from Christmas or Easter. That meaty taste actually infuses the soup!

A bowl of split pea soupA bowl of split pea soup

5. Bearnaise Sauce

This basic bearnaise sauce is the proper final touch for steak, filet mignon, and even prime rib. Simply drizzle it on prime!

Bearnaise sauce in a bowl with a spoonBearnaise sauce in a bowl with a spoon

6. Berry Baked Oatmeal

Baked oatmeal is a breakfast recipe winner, and it’s made even simpler with blended frozen berries. It’s candy, wholesome, and excellent for meal prep.

Baked oatmeal with berries in a baking dish.Baked oatmeal with berries in a baking dish.

7. Jambalaya

This New Orleans consolation meals dish is a basic one-pot meal. It’s a hearty mix of rooster, sausage, shrimp, veggies, and rice with spiced Cajun and Creole flavors.

Jambalaya in a big white potJambalaya in a big white pot

8. Filet Mignon

Don’t be intimidated by cooking filet mignon at residence. This recipe is foolproof and delivers essentially the most stunning steak with a medium uncommon inside and completely seared exterior.

A plate of filet mignon next to a glass of wineA plate of filet mignon next to a glass of wine

9. Turkey Burger

These turkey patties are wholesome, tremendous simple to make, completely juicy, and full of taste from easy elements. Eat them lettuce-wrapped or make a tasty burger bowl.

Turkey burger lettuce wrapTurkey burger lettuce wrap

10. Crab Salad

This selfmade model of a deli favourite couldn’t be any simpler. Only a handful of elements combine collectively fantastically for one tasty crab salad.

A bowl of crab saladA bowl of crab salad

Whereas these had been the highest 10 recipes of 2023, right here’s a fast listing of my all-time hottest recipes and posts:

It’ll be fascinating to see how the all-time rankings change as this weblog and great Downshiftology neighborhood grows. Greatest needs to all of you for a wholesome, completely satisfied, and protected New 12 months!

xo, Lisa

PS – If you happen to’re conserving observe, right here had been the High 10 Recipes of 2022, High 10 Recipes of 2021, High 10 Recipes of 2020, High Recipes of 2019High 10 Recipes of 2018High 10 Recipes of 2017High 10 Recipes of 2016, and High 10 Recipes of 2015.

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