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Lemon-Pepper Parsley Pesto

Lemon-Pepper Parsley Pesto

Lemon-Pepper Parsley Pesto Do you ever have leftover parsley? If you’re like me, it happens from time to time! I created this Lemon-Pepper Parsley Pesto as a solution. It’s a fun, easy way to use up extra parsley and it can be used in SO MANY different ways. And don’t...

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Marinated Cucumber-Fennel Salad

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Marinated Cucumber-Fennel Salad

What’s better than a beautiful spring or summer evening where you can be outside enjoying the sun? How about making a quick and healthy dinner that you will feel good about eating and that doesn’t take all your time to make? Both are ideal in my book, and this Grilled...

3 Non-Dessert Rhubarb Recipes

3 Non-Dessert Rhubarb Recipes

Using rhubarb can result in some out of this world desserts, but because rhubarb is so tart, a LOT of sugar is required. If you've got rhubarb to use up this season, try making one of these 3 Non-Dessert Rhubarb Recipes instead. They are MUCH LOWER in sugar that most...

Chicken Kabobs with Chili-Garlic Barbecue Sauce

Chicken Kabobs with Chili-Garlic Barbecue Sauce

Who else is embracing grilling season like me? Two things are blowing my mind though…1) It’s May and school is almost out for the summer (yikes!), and 2) Memorial Day is literally right around the corner! If you don’t want to serve the same ole’ hamburgers for your...

Bacon-Avocado Egg-Free Potato Salad

Bacon-Avocado Egg-Free Potato Salad

Potato salad and summer barbecue parties go together like peanut butter and jelly, and I love a good classic recipe. But sometimes it’s fun to change things up. Do you agree? If so, I think you’ll love my new Bacon-Avocado Egg-Free Potato Salad recipe. I’m answering...

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Rhubarb Scones

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Rhubarb Scones

Are you a fan of scones? Are you a fan of rhubarb? If the answer is “yes to both!”, then you will definitely want to make these Gluten Free, Dairy Free Rhubarb Scones. With Mother’s Day coming up, these scones would be a perfect addition to a brunch menu for the...

Garlic-Mustard Chicken and Vegetables Sheet Pan Dinner

Garlic-Mustard Chicken and Vegetables Sheet Pan Dinner

Anyone else LOVE (and NEED) quick weeknight meals as much as I do? I’m guessing the answer is YES! I’m ALL ABOUT quick weeknight meals (as long as they’re healthy, that is!) and this Garlic-Mustard Chicken and Vegetables Sheet Pan Dinner is the perfect fit when you...

Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed Poblano Peppers

I’m going to go out on a limb and guess that Mexican food is a winner at your house when it comes to family-friendly meals. I know it is at mine! While tacos and burrito bowls are two of our favorites, I decided to switch things up a bit and create these Turkey and...

Crunchy Nut Free Granola Recipe

Crunchy Nut Free Granola Recipe

What is it about granola that makes it so stinkin’ good? Is it the cinnamon and other spices? The sweetness? The crunch? I don’t know about you, but I think those are all good answers and when you combine them all together, it’s heaven in a bowl! This Crunchy Nut Free...

Dairy Free Asparagus Risotto

Dairy Free Asparagus Risotto

Do you ever feel that you have to miss out on some of your favorite foods just because you can’t eat certain foods or ingredients? It can be so difficult to say no to certain foods you know you love when, at the same time, you know you will feel SO MUCH BETTER if you...

Ginger-Orange Shrimp and Vegetables Sheet Pan Dinner

Ginger-Orange Shrimp and Vegetables Sheet Pan Dinner

Where are my shrimp fans?!? Wherever you are, you are going to want to make this super quick and fresh tasting Ginger-Orange Shrimp and Vegetables Sheet Pan Dinner recipe. If you’re grocery shopping this weekend, put the short list of ingredients on your grocery list,...

Citrus Vinaigrette Recipe

Citrus Vinaigrette Recipe

I’m sure I’m not the only one who is ready to see this winter come to an end! One thing I will be sad to say “see you later” to (besides the cold and snow!) is citrus fruits, which is why I’m soaking up every last bit of delicious citrus flavor before we transition to...

Gluten-Free No-Bake Oatmeal-Raisin Pumpkin Energy Bites

Gluten-Free No-Bake Oatmeal-Raisin Pumpkin Energy Bites

I don’t know about you, but when I travel (whether by plane or car), taking snacks along to keep me fueled is an essential part of the trip. Yes, I know, airports and gas stations have food and even some healthy options, but you just never know what you’re going to...

Instant Pot Beef and Black Bean Chili

Instant Pot Beef and Black Bean Chili

Remember that Instant Pot Mexican Shredded Beef recipe I posted last week? If not, check it out by clicking here. This week, I’m posting a lightning fast chili recipe where you use half of that shredded beef to make this comforting Instant Pot Beef and Black Bean...

Instant Pot Mexican Shredded Beef

Instant Pot Mexican Shredded Beef

Need another easy recipe for your instant pot (because a person can never have too many easy instant pot recipes, right?)? This Instant Pot Mexican Shredded Beef is simple and can be eaten as is or used as the base to make all your favorite Mexican foods. Is so...

Chicken with Mushroom-Garlic Cream Sauce (Dairy Free, One Pan)

Chicken with Mushroom-Garlic Cream Sauce (Dairy Free, One Pan)

If you ever think that eating chicken on the regular gets a little boring, this Chicken with Mushroom-Garlic Cream Sauce is definitely a recipe you need to start making! There’s wine in the mushroom-garlic cream sauce (which is dairy free but not flavor free!), so you...

Roasted Beets and Sweets Quinoa Salad

Roasted Beets and Sweets Quinoa Salad

Before you read any further, I want to make sure you know that if you don’t want to make heart shaped beets, you can still make this Roasted Beets and Sweets Quinoa Salad! I don’t want anyone to get intimidated by seeing the Valentine’s Day inspired beets in the photo...

5 Ingredient Butternut Squash-Celery Root Soup

5 Ingredient Butternut Squash-Celery Root Soup

Please tell me I wasn’t the only one permanently wrapped in a blanket this weekend to stay warm! Luckily, I have been on a soup making kick lately so I’ve at least had belly-warming meals at the ready. Maybe I need to develop a breakfast soup recipe next. Ha, ha! One...

Dairy Free Creamy Potato Vegetable Soup

Dairy Free Creamy Potato Vegetable Soup

Looking for a festive, homey, decadent soup to make for any of your holiday dinners? Whether you eat dairy free or not, you should absolutely make this Dairy Free Creamy Potato Vegetable Soup. I would put down a sizable bet that says the only person who would be able...

Gluten Free Cranberry Orange Oat Muffins

Gluten Free Cranberry Orange Oat Muffins

Hosting overnight guests this holiday season? Make these quick and easy Gluten Free Cranberry Orange Oat Muffins for a breakfast everyone can enjoy! Whether your guests avoid gluten because they have celiac or because they simply feel better when they don’t eat it,...

Rosemary Infused Grapefruit-Cranberry Martini

Rosemary Infused Grapefruit-Cranberry Martini

Now that Thanksgiving is in the books for 2018, who’s ready to get into the Christmas spirit? I am for sure, and one sip of this Rosemary Infused Grapefruit-Cranberry Martini will get you there too! I don’t know what it is about Christmas, but this season always gets...

Fresh Brussels Sprouts and Turkey Chopped Salad

Fresh Brussels Sprouts and Turkey Chopped Salad

Who thinks they may have some leftover turkey in the near future?  If so, keep this Fresh Brussels Sprouts and Turkey Chopped Salad near the top of your list of recipes for the week so you can throw it together after Thanksgiving. Not only will it help you use up...

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