Easy Pesto Chicken and Farro Salad

With an over-abundance of mint and basil in my garden, I felt like pesto was in order. The freshly made pesto and nutty farrow are just so good with grilled chicken and roasted red peppers. This recipe was a huge hit with my family and came together quickly. Perfect for summer nights at home! ThisContinue reading “Easy Pesto Chicken and Farro Salad”

Grilled Salmon with Pineapple Salsa and Spinach Quinoa Salad

For those of you who have been following me on social media, you may know I recently returned from a week-long trip to Big Island, Hawaii. We had a blast and food was absolutely incredible. The fresh fruits, vegetables, local-caught fish and marriage of cultural dishes from both the South Pacific and Asia were soContinue reading “Grilled Salmon with Pineapple Salsa and Spinach Quinoa Salad”

Weeknight Noodle Bowl

Noodle bowls are some of our favorite dinners – they are fast, so flavorful, and can be packed with endless varieties of vegetables. This version is made with edamame for protein, steamed broccoli, and tahini to provide some creaminess. And by deconstructing, I have dinner for my kids as well! This recipe is vegan, gluten-free,Continue reading “Weeknight Noodle Bowl”

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”