Main Dishes

Chicken Döner Kebab Recipe

Chicken Döner Kebab Recipe

Chicken döner kebab is one of my absolutely favorite comfort foods. Succulent marinated chicken thighs are oven-roasted to sheer perfection, and served up in a warm pita wrap or over your favorite bowl of greens. Turkish Comfort Food Meat cooked on a stick is said […]

Zucchini Noodle Recipe with Caramelized Onions and Crushed Roasted Walnuts

Zucchini Noodle Recipe with Caramelized Onions and Crushed Roasted Walnuts

This zucchini noodle recipe with caramelized onions and crushed roasted walnuts is an easy healthy dinner to put together. If you cook the caramelized onions in advance, dinner is ready in less than 10 minutes! How to Caramelize Onions While caramelizing onions might seem like […]

Slow Roasted Halibut Recipe with Herb Salsa

Slow Roasted Halibut Recipe with Herb Salsa

This recipe is the best way to cook halibut: slow roasted and served with an herb salsa. Every bite is rich and buttery and melts in your mouth. Topped with a vibrant herb salsa, this recipe will become your go-to for all types of fish. […]

8 Meal Planning Tips

8 Meal Planning Tips

If you’re wondering how to meal plan, this post is for you. Cooking at home can add years to your life, and meal planning is the key to producing those home-cooked meals, while saving money and time in the process. 1. Make Time for Meal […]

Dinner Ideas for Tonight

Dinner Ideas for Tonight

Happy Monday! Here are some dinner ideas for tonight, and for the rest of the week. Many of the recipes make terrific leftovers for lunch the next day. It’s Monday… …and you’re looking for something quick and easy and yummy. You might even have to […]

Sheet Pan Shrimp with Peppers and Onions

Sheet Pan Shrimp with Peppers and Onions

Sheet pan shrimp with peppers and onions is a simple weeknight recipe ready in less than 20 minutes. How to Cook Shrimp I love using shrimp for an easy healthy dinner during the week because they are delicious and easy to cook. Depending on the […]

Healthy Dinner Ideas for the Week

Healthy Dinner Ideas for the Week

Happy weekend! Spring is almost here, yay! Here are some healthy dinner ideas for the week, let’s get prepping! Sunday Whip up a batch of this Mediterranean style pasta (pictured above) and have everybody over for a hearty Sunday dinner. (Low carb, gluten-free, and vegetarian […]

Turkish-Style Stuffed Tomato Recipe

Turkish-Style Stuffed Tomato Recipe

Turks like to stuff things, and this Turkish-style stuffed tomato recipe is no exception. Dolmas Dolmas are a family of stuffed dishes in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines. This tomato dolma is filled with a fragrant meat filling and simmered over low heat until just […]

Mediterranean-Style Beans and Greens Recipe

Mediterranean-Style Beans and Greens Recipe

Next time you’re looking to add to your collection of easy vegetarian recipes, turn to this Mediterranean-style beans and greens recipe. This versatile dish uses simple pantry ingredients for an aromatic and filling meal that is sure to become a favorite. Easy Vegetarian Recipes This […]

Lamb Chops Recipe with Pistachio Gremolata

Lamb Chops Recipe with Pistachio Gremolata

If you’re wondering how to cook lamb chops, this is a perfect starter recipe for you. Rub lamb chops with a simple spice blend and olive oil, and serve alongside an easy-to-make gremolata. This decadent meal will become a weeknight go-to for an easy healthy […]

How to Cook Brussels Sprouts with Dijon-Roasted Salmon

How to Cook Brussels Sprouts with Dijon-Roasted Salmon

THIS is how to cook Brussels sprouts–coated with a Dijon-maple dressing and roasted until just tender and caramelized. Kiss mushy smelly Brussels sprouts good-bye, add salmon to the pan, and say hello to this easy healthy dinner. How to Cook Brussels Sprouts I’ve found when […]

Chicken Thighs Recipe with White Beans and Capers

Chicken Thighs Recipe with White Beans and Capers

This is my current favorite chicken thighs recipe. Smother chicken thighs with Dijon mustard, cook atop a bed of lemon slices and caper-spiked white beans, and you’ll be congratulating yourself for a job well-done at every bite. How to Cook From Your Pantry This recipe […]

Cast Iron Steak Recipe with Mustard and Smoked Paprika

Cast Iron Steak Recipe with Mustard and Smoked Paprika

If you’re wondering how to broil steak, try this cast iron steak recipe with mustard and smoked paprika. The 30-minute marinade imparts intensely delicious smoky and savory flavors to the dish, without hours of preparation. Cooking Steak in Cast Iron I use cast iron skillets […]

Chickpea Herb Pita Pizzas

Chickpea Herb Pita Pizzas

Chickpea herb healthy pita pizzas are a quick easy meal or snack. A chunky herb-y mess of chickpeas is spread on pita bread, and topped with arugula, feta cheese, tomatoes, and a tahini drizzle. Weekly Meal Plans When heading into a work week, I do […]

Hearty Mediterranean Style Pasta Recipe

Hearty Mediterranean Style Pasta Recipe

This hearty Mediterranean pasta dish is home-style cooking at its best. A hearty tomato-based meat sauce is spiked with spices, combined with pasta, and topped with salty feta and fresh parsley. Childhood Memories This dish reminds me of being a kid. Well, kinda. You see, […]

Sausage Dinner Recipe with Leeks, Fennel, and Apple

Sausage Dinner Recipe with Leeks, Fennel, and Apple

This sausage dinner recipe with leeks, fennel, and apple, is perfect for easy weeknight dinners. The sausages are browned and then baked low and slow with seasonal ingredients in a thyme-scented cider gravy. Sausage Dinner Recipe Sausages are one of my favorite go-to ingredients for […]

10 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

10 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

Plan Your Perfect Thanksgiving Meal Whether you have one vegetarian guest coming for dinner, or are feeding a table of vegetarians, these 10 vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes give plenty of options for a bountiful holiday feast!   1. Spinach and Arugula Bruschetta with Dukkah Recipe Make […]

Sweet Potato Salad with Lentils and Feta Cheese

Sweet Potato Salad with Lentils and Feta Cheese

In this vegetarian Thanksgiving recipe, roasted sweet potatoes mingle with hearty lentils and tangy feta cheese for a dish that will satisfy all eaters at the table. Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipe Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite fall ingredients. I like to include them on […]