Favorite Chicken Nuggets

These chicken nuggets may be my family’s favorite meal. I get cheers when they hit the table and hardly ever have leftovers. And since they’re made with healthier ingredients, it’s a parent-win as well. They are crispy and flavorful on the outside, but tender and juicy on the inside. Perfect for dipping in your favoriteContinue reading “Favorite Chicken Nuggets”

Everyday Mushroom Pho

While this is not authentic pho – my Vietnamese friend makes the absolute best homemade pho and this is not that (I wish!!) – what I can claim, is that this is a quick and easy, super tasty noodle soup that our whole family enjoys. With umami flavors, extra delicious toppings, and healthy ingredients, thisContinue reading “Everyday Mushroom Pho”

Grilled vegetables with cumin-spiced dressing

I love serving this as a side dish to samosas or adding chickpeas to make it a protein-packed main dish. It’s subtly sweet, a bit smoky, and deliciously spiced with freshly ground cumin and coriander seeds. If you haven’t tried grinding spices before, I hope this will convince you to give it a shot. It’sContinue reading “Grilled vegetables with cumin-spiced dressing”

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”

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”

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”

Asian-Inspired Pitas with Sweet and Spicy Yogurt Sauce

This recipe came together when I was craving pitas, but had a lot of ingredients that pair well with Asian flavors. And the result was incredibly delicious! The yogurt sauce is so addictive, my family drizzles extra on every bite. This one is quick for weeknights, extra healthy, and vegetarian/kid-friendly. Serves 4 | Vegetarian, glutenContinue reading “Asian-Inspired Pitas with Sweet and Spicy Yogurt Sauce”