Jalapeño and Roasted Corn Cotija Cornbread

Dry cornbread is one of my least favorite things. When I have cornbread I want it moist, buttery, flavorful, and slightly sweet. In my version, you also get a little heat from the jalapeño, extra corn flavor from the roasted corn, and a touch a salty cheese all topped with a salted honey butter. ItContinue reading “Jalapeño and Roasted Corn Cotija Cornbread”

Almond Cake with Honey Yogurt and Berries

This is fruit parfait meets strawberry shortcake meets financier. It is fresh and light and almond-y with just a touch of sweetness. The cake is dense and moist like a pound cake, but made healthier by using Greek yogurt. And I could eat the honey yogurt as a snack all by itself. It is GOOD.Continue reading “Almond Cake with Honey Yogurt and Berries”

White Bean and Mushroom Polenta with Crispy Asparagus

It doesn’t have to take long to make delicious food and this dish is just that! This fast recipe comes together in under 30 minutes and pairs seasonal crispy asparagus with creamy polenta, protein-packed white beans, spicy kale and baby bella mushrooms for a gorgeous plate of seasonal comfort food. Asparagus is in season andContinue reading “White Bean and Mushroom Polenta with Crispy Asparagus”

Healthy Vegetable Lasagna

Lasagna is one of my ultimate comfort foods. But the classic versions are often too heavy for my taste. This recipe is the result of my search for a healthier, lighter lasagna that still tastes delicious. My version is creamy, herby, packed with vegetables and so delicious you’ll be licking your plate. The secrets areContinue reading “Healthy Vegetable Lasagna”

Curry Lettuce Wraps with Crispy Paneer

This meal has many of my absolute favorite things – warm Indian spices, healthy ingredients, and perfect crispy Indian paneer cheese. With lettuce in season, I couldn’t resist making these. I make this dish leaner by using ground turkey and pack in some extra vegetables to make it a complete meal. Quick enough for yourContinue reading “Curry Lettuce Wraps with Crispy Paneer”

Tarragon Chicken with Fennel and Brussel Sprouts

This one-pan, 10-ingredient recipe is perfect for weeknights. It’s done in under 30 minutes and has just about everything – juicy chicken, perfectly cooked vegetables and a healthier gravy that coats everything in deliciousness. Not to mention easy cleanup! Serves 4 | Gluten free | Less than 30 minutes 1 1/2 pounds of chicken thighsContinue reading “Tarragon Chicken with Fennel and Brussel Sprouts”

10-Minute Peaches and Cream

Sometimes I just want a quick, delicious dessert. And this fast peaches and cream recipe is just that. Sweet, salty, and good enough to serve guests, you’ll want to add this your lineup this week! Serves 2 | vegetarian | less than 10 minutes 1 ripe peach, halved and pitted 2 tbsp mascarpone cream 1/2Continue reading “10-Minute Peaches and Cream”

Lemon Pea “Farotto”

This dish is so delicious, we have to stop ourselves from eating the entire bowl. Using farro instead of Arborio rice give this “farotto” a chewier and nuttier flavor that pairs well with the lemon, mint, and peas. Quick enough for a weeknight, but tasty enough for entertaining, this recipe is an absolute winner! ServesContinue reading “Lemon Pea “Farotto””

Coconut Lime Shrimp with Grilled Vegetable Salsa

These warm spring days have me in the mood to grill. These jumbo shrimp are made extra delicious on the grill with flaky coconut, juicy lime, and a bit of sweet honey. And the grilled vegetables get an upgrade with a coconut lime dressing and a touch of heat. Serve over rice or your favoriteContinue reading “Coconut Lime Shrimp with Grilled Vegetable Salsa”