Broccoli and cauliflower are two of my go-to vegetables for dinner sides — my whole family loves them. But as the family cook, I quickly get bored with our bi-weekly rotation of roasted broccoli or mashed cauliflower. Boiling these two cruciferous vegetables in a garlicky butter bath is my n…
Who says a meatless meal isn’t filling? Packed with fiber-rich vegetables and chickpeas, this fragrant stew satisfies. If you like, kick-up the spice by adding more jalapeno pepper. This double-batch recipe makes one meal for tonight and one to freeze for up to a month.
I have a serious thing for lemons: on my clothes, in my decor and definitely in my desserts. The more tart lemon flavor in foods, the better. At this point in my addiction, I’m just a step away from biting directly into the bitter fruit to get my fix.
In this healthy roasted potato recipe, the potato wedges are first parboiled until just tender to release their starches before baking. For the crispiest potatoes, oil the baking sheet and preheat it in the oven so when you add the potatoes they’ll immediately start to sizzle.
These shrimp and pesto bowls are delicious, healthy, pretty and take less than 30 minutes to prep. In other words, they’re basically the ultimate easy weeknight dinner. Feel free to add additional vegetables and swap the shrimp for chicken, steak, tofu or edamame.
This creative broccoli salad combines veggies, fruits, nuts and dairy with a crumbling of turkey bacon for a delightful side dish that everyone will enjoy. It’s the perfect make-ahead meal that can store in the fridge for up to three days and I swear, it gets even tastier with a little bit of time.
I love the classic combination of chorizo and potatoes. But when paired with cream, wine, leeks and chicken — now that’s taking things to a whole new level. Needless to say, this creamy chicken dish is my definition of a perfect meal.
I love when a restaurant dish inspires me to make something similar at home. It’s not that making it at home stops me from going back to the restaurant, the exact opposite, actually. I find that it keeps the menu item top of mind, so I actually can’t wait to return!
Tuna stuffed avocados are an easy yet impressive meal that definitely need a spot in your healthy menu. No fatty mayonnaise here! Just tasty tuna, creamy avocado and loads of fresh and delicious extras.