Farmers’ Market Quinoa Salad with Avocado

Farmers’ Market Quinoa Salad with Avocado

After learning about the countless benefits and positive wellness effects of eating mainly plant-based foods – and mostly meat-free meals – I’ve been creating far …
Southwest Guacamole Chopped Chicken Salad

Southwest Guacamole Chopped Chicken Salad

I love guacamole. Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy is a fan too. It’s pretty safe to say we’re addicted to guacamole with chips as a snack …
Cilantro-Lime Avocado Rice Bowls

Cilantro-Lime Avocado Rice Bowls

I seem to be on a roll with the Southwestern/Mexican-inspired dishes these days. My last post was Chipotle Quinoa with Black Beans, and …
Southwest Chipotle Quinoa and Black Beans

Southwest Chipotle Quinoa and Black Beans

I can remember the days when I believed that “healthy” dishes had to be placed in a category completely separate from “delicious” and “richly …
Cheesy Orzo Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

Cheesy Orzo Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

I’ve been cooking up a lot of recipes using tomatoes lately, including these really tasty cheesy orzo-stuffed baked tomatoes. Here’s the story: …
Country Picnic Oven “Fried” Chicken Sandwich

Country Picnic Oven “Fried” Chicken Sandwich

When I think about a Labor Day weekend menu, I think about fun foods that you can eat with your hands. I also think …
Grilled Zucchini and Corn Pasta with Parmesan

Grilled Zucchini and Corn Pasta with Parmesan

This is my favorite recipe of the summer. It’s a pasta dish – which makes it an automatic winner in my book – made richly …
Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Fajitas

Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Fajitas

I’m in love with this grilled fajita recipe because it’s packed with fresh summer goodness (fresh zucchini, bell pepper, juicy tomato and&…
20-Minute Tomato-Basil Grilled Fish Foil Packets

20-Minute Tomato-Basil Grilled Fish Foil Packets

In the summer, my go-to meals are always quick and easy foil packets cooked on the grill. Grilled foil packets are a favorite …
Skinny Chicken Broccoli Stir Fry

Skinny Chicken Broccoli Stir Fry

I’m not sure if Chicken Broccoli Stir Fry has ever actually existed in authentic Chinese cuisine. One thing I do know for sure: …
Loaded Enchilada Sweet Potatoes

Loaded Enchilada Sweet Potatoes

Question: what is better than a baked sweet potato fresh from the oven? Answer: a loaded, spicy, cheesy enchilada baked sweet potato! This recipe …
Skinny Taco Chili

Skinny Taco Chili

Last weekend, Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy and I returned to a Tex-Mex restaurant we hadn’t been to in ages. I thought I remembered that the restaurant …
Roasted Salmon with Apple Cider Glaze

Roasted Salmon with Apple Cider Glaze

I really love this recipe because – with only 4 ingredients (!) – it’s truly quite effortless. At the same time though, the flavors in this salmon …
Creamy Curry Pumpkin Soup

Creamy Curry Pumpkin Soup

In honor of fall (my favorite season) and Halloween, I had hoped to post a couple of pumpkin recipes this week. What would a …
Easy Indian: Skinny Chicken Tikka Masala

Easy Indian: Skinny Chicken Tikka Masala

There’s one protein that consistently shows up on my grocery list nearly every week: chicken. So considering how often I cook with it, …
Mediterranean Tomato Quinoa with Spinach and Artichokes

Mediterranean Tomato Quinoa with Spinach and Artichokes

I believe this will be my fifth recipe involving quinoa. So I guess it’s fair to say I’m infatuated with this “health …
Avocado Club with Creamy Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomato Compote

Avocado Club with Creamy Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomato Compote

I’ve been away on vacation, so it’s been a while since I’ve posted a recipe. Since I’ve returned to Boston, …
Cheesy Tomato Basil Orzo

Cheesy Tomato Basil Orzo

Over the weekend, we did some hiking in the White Mountains in New Hampshire. We came across a big farm stand along the way …
Grilled Vegetable Pasta with White Wine and Parmesan

Grilled Vegetable Pasta with White Wine and Parmesan

For me, when the weather is warm, there isn’t much better than veggies on the grill. All it takes is seasonal vegetables, some …
Chipotle Crab Cakes with Avocado-Mango Salsa

Chipotle Crab Cakes with Avocado-Mango Salsa

Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy mentioned yesterday that we needed to figure out our Labor Day plans. Which prompted three thoughts: 1.) That slight heartache in watching the last …

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