20-Minute Vegan Chili

20-Minute Vegan Chili

I have a couple of chili recipes that are richly flavored and cooked on the stove top for an hour or longer. They …
15-Minute Noodle Bowl

15-Minute Noodle Bowl

Yes, there are days when I’ve got my favorite iTunes playing, I’m having a great time improvising a new recipe, and preparing …
One Pot Pasta: Squash and Kale

One Pot Pasta: Squash and Kale

I’d heard about the idea of one pot pasta a long time ago, but I never tried it until this winter. That’s …
Easy Baked Parmesan Dijon Chicken Tenders

Easy Baked Parmesan Dijon Chicken Tenders

Many years ago, I’d often store a bag of frozen breaded and fried chicken tenders in the freezer, just for those hectic, …
Pasta with Meatless Chickpea Ragu

Pasta with Meatless Chickpea Ragu

Meat-and-Potatoes-Guy and I just returned from a trip to Hawaii and arrived home to several days worth of very damp, very chilly, extremely rain-filled …
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, …

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