Baked Rice and Peas

This simple Baked Rice and Peas dish uses pantry and freezer staples, a great side dish to go along with shrimp or chicken.Baked Rice and PeasEasy peas-y and only 5 ingredie nts! Why bake rice? There is something nice about being able to put something in the oven, setting the timer and forgetting about it. […]

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Harissa Shrimp and Chickpeas

This easy Harissa Shrimp and Chickpea dish is super fast, made all in one skillet, and takes under 10 minutes to make. A great way to use pantry and freezer staples. Harissa Shrimp and Chickpeas Harissa Shrimp and Chickpeas is a quick, budget-friendly meal for a weeknight dinner made with some pantry and freezer staples. […]

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Soba Noodle Veggie Stir Fry

This spicy Soba Noodle Veggie Stir Fry is a quick and easy meal for one, and perfect as a dairy-free, vegetarian dinner. Soba Noodle Veggie Stir-fry If you love ordering noodles from Chinese takeout, this recipe is for you! This soba noodle stir fry is even better than takeout because it’s loaded with vegetables and […]

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Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread Muffins

4.78 from 9 votes 2501shares These whole wheat Irish soda bread muffins are delicious, the perfect start a lazy cold March Sunday morning. Speckled with raisins, they are sweet and perfect enjoyed with a hot cup of tea. Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread Muffins Plus, making them in muffin tins is perfect for better portion […]

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Creamy Shrimp and Celery Salad

5 from 2 votes 1034shares This Creamy Shrimp and Celery Salad is seasoned with Old Bay and lime juice and mixed in a light creamy sauce. Creamy Shrimp and Celery Salad It’s a light and refreshing salad, perfect for those days you want to a quick lunch that’s doesn’t require heating up. The Old Bay […]

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Chorizo Breakfast Bowls

Start your day off right with these healthy turkey Chorizo Breakfast Bowls – perfect for making ahead if you need a fast and easy breakfast on the go! Chorizo Breakfast Bowls These Chorizo Breakfast Bowls are a great way to start the day, but they are also hearty enoigh for dinner! My healthy turkey chorizo […]

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Spring Asparagus Risotto

5 from 2 votes Creamy asparagus risotto, cooked with fresh herbs, Parmigiano-Reggiano and a touch of lemon. Perfect Spring meatless main dish or wonderful topped with grilled shrimp or scallops. Asparagus Risotto If you’re looking for unique asparagus recipes aside from grilling or roasting, give this a try! Asparagus is the perfect addition to risotto […]

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Healthy Cod Fish Tacos

This easy, healthy cod fish taco recipe is seasoned with a chili-lime cumin rub topped with slaw and creamy lime sauce – no breading, no frying! Cod Fish Tacos These fish tacos have a delicious crisp cabbage and carrot slaw, then drizzled with a lightened up chili-lime sauce. SO good! Me and Karina, my oldest […]

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Air Fryer Falafel

This easy Falafel recipe is made quicker and healthier in the air fryer with canned chickpeas – no deep frying! Air Fryer Falafel Falafel is a delicious Middle-Eastern vegetarian dish made with chickpeas, a mix of onions and different herbs and spices. They are shaped like meatballs, but there’s no meat in them. I wanted […]

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Kung Pao Tofu

Kung Pao Tofu, a lighter, healthy (and vegetarian) take on one of my favorite Chinese takeout dishes! So good and loaded with veggies! Kung Pao Tofu I love Chinese takeout, but I don’t love all the extra calories. That’s why I like to take classic Chinese dishes and make lighter versions. You should also try […]

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Spicy Shrimp Fried Rice

4.89 from 9 votes 11924shares Spicy Shrimp Fried Rice made healthier using leftover cooked brown rice, a delicious whole grain that’s high in fiber, so it fills you up. Spicy Shrimp Fried Rice Fried rice is definitely on my favorite foods list, I absolutely love it! Sure, sometimes I go low-carb with Cauliflower Fried Rice, […]

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Whole Roasted Baby Cauliflower

4.41 from 10 votes 1580shares This simple, Whole Roasted Baby Cauliflower is perfectly charred on the outside and tender in the middle. Made with just four ingredients – salted water, extra-virgin olive oil, coarse sea salt—and cauliflower. Whole Roasted Baby Cauliflower If you’ve ever had the “World Famous” Roasted Baby Cauliflower from Miznon, in Chelsea […]

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Air Fryer Bacon-Burger Bites

These bite-sized, air fryer bacon burgers make a great low-carb appetizer – perfect for the Super Bowl. Air Fryer Bacon-Burger Bites Move over, sliders. Get ready for burgers on a stick! This bun-less appetizer will be your new favorite low-carb way to eat a burger. They’re so cute and a definite crowd-pleaser. If you’re hosting […]

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Swedish Meatballs

These tasty Swedish Meatballs are always a hit with my family! They’re lighter than most recipes but still have all the flavor. Swedish Meatballs My family loves these Swedish meatballs. They are so tender and flavorful and much lighter than traditional recipes out there. And, let’s not forget the sauce! The creamy sauce really makes […]

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Easy Wonton Soup

This quick and easy wonton soup is super simple, loaded with veggies and takes under 15 minutes to make thanks to the frozen wontons. Easy Wonton Soup I love wonton soup, especially when it is full of veggies, which helps make it more of a meal. Unfortunately, my local Chinese takeout restaurant makes a basic […]

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French Onion Soup

2132shares French onion soup is one of my favorite soups, we order it all the time at our neighborhood restaurant but it’s just as easy to make from scratch and so much lighter. French Onion Soup French onion soup is one of my favorite soups, it’s comforting and filling, perfect for lunch or dinner as […]

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Kielbasa Veggie Sheet Pan Dinner

Kielbasa Veggie Sheet Pan Dinner is made with turkey kielbasa, asparagus, tomatoes and bell peppers cooked all on one pan, easy cleanup! It’s also Keto, Whole30, Low Carb and Gluten-free. Kielbasa Veggie Sheet Pan Dinner If “quick and easy” is your jam, you definitely need to add sheet pan dinners to your repertoire. Cooking meat […]

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Asian Glazed Drumsticks

4.86 from 7 votes 11368shares Soy sauce, vinegar and Sriracha hot sauce make these Asian-Glazed Chicken Drumsticks savory delicious – serve over rice or vegetables for an easy meal! Asian Glazed Drumsticks These Asian-inspired chicken drumsticks are finger-lickin’ good! I skinned the drumsticks to lighten them up,  but you won’t miss it! My husband gave […]

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Coconut Broth Clams with Lemongrass

Asian Coconut Broth Clams made with lemongrass, ginger and cilantro is wonderful when paired with bread for dipping all that delicious broth! Coconut Broth Clams The flavors in this Thai-inspired clam dish are delicious, with lemongrass, cilantro and coconut milk. It’s not very complicated to make, once the clams are cleaned the whole dish comes […]

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Chocolate Chip Clouds

4.66 from 20 votes 22463shares Light, airy and chewy with chocolate chips in every bite – made with egg whites, sugar and chocolate, these gluten free meringues just melt in your mouth. Chocolate Chip Clouds These cookies are a must for Santa, we’ve been making them for years and everyone loves them. They are so […]

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Strawberry Squares

4.75 from 4 votes Strawberry Squares, these delicious baked treats are easy to make, feel free to use your favorite pie filling flavor! Strawberry Squares This easy baked dessert is semi-homemade, the cake is made from scratch but it’s filled with canned pie filling. Strawberry is my favorite flavor, but this can be switched up […]

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