Maximum Living Recipes
Maximum Living recipes are tried and true, ensuring your best success in the kitchen.
Our recipes range from those that helped to create happy memories of times past and new recipes making wonderful memories for tomorrow. We also welcome your favorite recipe submissions you would like to share. You never know, you could end up showing the world how to make your recipe right here on a Maximum Living recipe video!
The arrival of summer means it’s time for the beach, and some of my favorite memories are of those late summer days when cooking at the beach meant great food and great conversations with family and friends. When the cilantro-lime scallops showed up, we all knew the best was yet to come! We are excited to share this recipe with you so that you can create these memories with your own friends and family as well!
Sometimes it's all about options, and this time is no exception. Our Maximum Living 3-way burgers are so tasty, you'll have a hard time choosing one as your favorite. And we bet you’ll want to make all three, over and over again!
When it comes to entrées, what’s more satisfying than a juicy steak? And what’s more fun and festive than tacos? And when we combine the two, your taste buds don’t even have a chance! Be sure to bookmark this page, because we’re sure you’ll be coming back for more!
Salmon is an extraordinary fish, especially when it’s fresh and wild caught. The nutritional benefits from the high concentration of vitamins, nutrients, and Omega-3 fatty acids justifies multiple servings every week*. It can be hard to find fresh, wild caught salmon during spawning season, but you can usually find frozen wild salmon in stores. Either way, Maximum Living Miso Salmon is a sure bet to satisfy those seafood cravings any time of year!
When a baked potato is cooked just right, there’s no need to add anything else to it. Of course, that’s not to say you shouldn't have options! So we have included some options for you, just in case you want to “dress it up!”
Heirloom Tomatoes have the distinct, rich, garden flavor of yesteryear, lost today by so many grow houses that push the growth cycle of our everyday store-bought tomatoes. This salad is rich in flavor and vitamins, and it’s oh-so-fresh!
At Maximum Living, we love taking a Costco Rotisserie Chicken and giving it a Mexican-Italian twist. And oh, what a jolt of flavor it gives in every single bite! It’s not just a twist... It’s a twist and shout!
Make this year a healthy one with wonderful Maximum Living recipes using rotisserie chicken, and this chicken salad is no exception... Not to mention, a breeze to make. And we can’t forget to give a shout out to the grapes, 'cause without them, it wouldn’t be the best chicken salad you've ever tasted!
If you’re hungry and short on time make our quick, easy, and very tasty Maximum Living Chicken Quesadilla. Just a warning, one won’t be enough!
Costco’s rotisserie chicken now speaks French as we make succulent Maximum Living Chicken Croquettes!
South America has given the world yet another amazing culinary experience, Choripanes! Each country may do it a bit differently, but one thing is for sure... The taste is as wonderful and the culture!
As a dip or a spread, Maximum Living Thousand Island Dressing will always kick it up a notch… or two!
In my opinion, the bourbon makes the barbecue. The smoky, deep woods flavor married to the sweetness of pure maple syrup makes for the perfect couple. You’ll fall in love as soon as it touches your lips!
Preparing a beef tenderloin is so easy to do, in just a few simple steps you can prepare the main course to a gourmet meal. And one of the best parts is it’s great the next day for leftovers. Bring on the tenderloin, please!
The 'Lazy Susan', a rotating table platter that was popularized by cramped, mid-century Chinese restaurants looking to save some space while serving food, can be adopted for any type of meal, but works especially well for a taco bar fiesta. It makes building your taco so much easier and you don’t have to ever say those famous dinner table words, “Please pass the…”
Prime rib is so easy to make and does not have to be saved as just a special occasion recipe. Make it on a Sunday and repurpose it in other recipes throughout the week. Who knew something so good could be so easy?
Beef Stroganoff is the perfect balance of protein, carbs and comfort! Every bite will remind you of just how satisfying a cold night in can be with the right recipe!
If you’re looking for a healthy alternative for lunch, dinner or a fiesta, try Maximum Living Vegan Tacos. They’re full of flavor and variety, giving you an uncompromised culinary experience you’ll want to return to time and time again.
Everyone loves eating tacos, but making them at home never seems to be quite as good as getting them from a restaurant or food tuck... Not anymore! With our carnitas tacos, you'll be hosting Taco Tuesday in no time!
The exciting taste of a fresh Tuscan pizza without all the dough, this salad is the perfect quick and healthy choice for any occasion!
Just a few simple steps and a few easy ingredients and you will be on your way to a fabulous dish that will definitely be the hit of your next fiesta!
Pesto, Pasta, Perfecto! A great meal anytime, anywhere!
Rice is a staple of many types of cuisine around the world, and Mexican food is no exception. But don't settle for bland, white rice to complement your Maximum Living Mexican Fiesta. Our Lime Cilantro Rice has flavor that will make you say, "mas arroz, por favor!"
I don’t know of a more satisfying entrée than pizza, and once you’ve mastered your dough, the sky is the limit on what you can add for your toppings. Have fun, be creative, but most of all, enjoy!
Asparagus is always a healthy side dish to any meal; it gives you a daily dose of folic acid and vitamins A, B and C! Eat Up!!
This is the year for the return of the meatball sandwich! It’s a hearty meal, and it’s oh so good!
Our take on the classic seafood dish from Spain's Mediterranean coast, Maximum Living's Paella features a robust flavor profile including peppers, fresh seafood and saffron for a hearty and savory main course.
Wonderful, healthy shrimp tacos with a twist of lime, and just the right balance of citrus and spice. You will love them!
The Native people of the Pacific Northwest knew all about Maximum Living when they cooked fresh salmon. So we're bringing our winning northwest recipe to you here, and you will LOVE it!
As they say in Italy, "Favoloso risotto ai fungi!"
I got hooked on this dish while visiting Venice, and once you taste it, you’ll see why.
Dates are often called “Nature’s Candy”, and our stuffed dates are the perfect combination of sweet & savory.
Bold yet delicate, Maximum Living Grilled Rosemary Scallop Prosciutto Skewers are the perfect appetizer for any cocktail party. Served with a young Merlot to round out the flavor you’ll be wishing these appetizers would turn into an entrée!
You may not have considered this combination of ingredients to be a natural fit, but this Italian is sure to impress. Pears and pecans? Good. Mozzarella? Good. Prosciutto…? Gooooooood!
When these Salmon Pesto Crostini get passed around, you’ll have to convince your guests that you didn’t hire a caterer. They are THAT good! Not to mention fun to make, and will add a degree of elegance to any gathering.
Store-bought salsa is great, but you can't beat the crisp and refreshing flavors of making it yourself. Our Red Tomato Salsa will have your guests raving, and best of all, it's super easy to prepare!
Salsas don't all have to be in the spicy, savory southwest style. It's always fun to switch it up with a fresh fruit salsa that's tangy and sweet. Whether you serve with tortilla chips, put it on your tacos, or just prepare it as a side dish to your entree, this is a versatile dish that everyone will love!
If you’re hungry for a way to beat the heat, Maximum Living Chilled Mexican Party Dip is the perfect snack. Full of flavor in every bite, this dip has seven layers of goodness that fits all on one chip, and pairs well with an ice cold cerveza!
It’s summer salsa season, so let’s dip our chips into the flavor of the tropics! This recipe will have you dreaming of Polynesia in no time at all.
Whether its a party or just a small gathering, you can never have enough guacamole. This recipe is so easy to make, and guaranteed to be a hit.
This salad combines cool and refreshing ingredients with just a little heat, and pairs perfectly with our other Maximum Living Mexican Fiesta dishes.