Recipes

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 […]

Maple Glazed Carrots with Smoky Walnut Gremolata

Maple Glazed Carrots with Smoky Walnut Gremolata

These maple glazed carrots with smoky walnut gremolata will impress everyone at the table. Best news? They are super simple to make. What is Gremolata? Gremolata is an Italian condiment, traditionally made with parsley, lemon zest, and garlic. Truth be told, I have been a […]

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 […]

Turkish-Style Braised Leeks Recipe

Turkish-Style Braised Leeks Recipe

In this Turkish-style braised leeks recipe, called prasa, leeks are combined with extra virgin olive oil, carrots, lemon, and a small amount of white rice for a classic Turkish dish that tastes much more than the sum of its parts. Leeks Leeks are an unsung […]

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries Recipe with Coriander-Onion Dip

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries Recipe with Coriander-Onion Dip

This sweet potato fries recipe with coriander-onion dip is an easy weeknight side dish or snack that’s easy to love. Reworking a Family Favorite Every Thanksgiving my extended family gets together for our annual celebration, and it’s basically a feeding frenzy. Before the main course […]

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 […]

Brussels Sprouts Salad Recipe with Apple and Goat Cheese

Brussels Sprouts Salad Recipe with Apple and Goat Cheese

This Brussels sprouts salad recipe is yummy. I made it because I had some leftover over Brussels sprouts kicking around the fridge. I hate food waste, so I knew I had to do something quickly with them. Brussels Sprouts Recipes Brussels sprouts recipes of old […]

Manchego Grilled Cheese Toasts with Olive Tapenade

Manchego Grilled Cheese Toasts with Olive Tapenade

These Manchego grilled cheese toasts smear homemade green olive tapenade over a toasted baguette slice, and melt sweet nutty Manchego cheese over the top. They are a perfect accompaniment to soups and salads, or as a tasty snack or appetizer. Manchego Grilled Cheese I love […]

Meal Ideas for the Week of February 16th

Meal Ideas for the Week of February 16th

When I take the time to write down my dinner meal ideas for the week, I find that things go much smoother. Not only do I look forward to making dinner, planning meals is a way to get everyone more involved. Family members look forward […]

Arugula and Apple Salad Recipe

Arugula and Apple Salad Recipe

This arugula and apple salad recipe combines fresh arugula with apples, manchego cheese, and piquillo peppers, and tosses it all with smoked paprika vinaigrette. Flavors of Spain I love the Spanish flavors in this recipe. Piquillo peppers are a sweet pepper, with no heat at […]

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 […]

Tangy Potato Salad Recipe with Cilantro Scallion Dressing

Tangy Potato Salad Recipe with Cilantro Scallion Dressing

This tangy potato salad recipe with cilantro scallion dressing couldn’t be any easier to make. The delicious 4-ingredient cilantro scallion dressing is really the star here. Best Potato Salad Recipe When you’re looking for a twist on the classic potato salad, make this. I love […]

Cast Iron Steak Recipe with Mustard and Smoked Paprika

Cast Iron Steak Recipe with Mustard and Smoked Paprika

If you’re craving steak, make 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. How to Make a Perfect Steak I use cast iron skillets for just […]

Cumin-Spiced Roasted Carrots Recipe

Cumin-Spiced Roasted Carrots Recipe

Deliciously fragrant and incredibly simple, this cumin-spiced roasted carrot recipe will become your new favorite carrot dish. Whether you’ve got a bag of grocery store carrots sitting in the fridge or fragrant, fresh, and tender baby carrots just brought home from the farmer’s market, this […]

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 […]