Do you ever find yourself making excuses for why you can’t eat healthy? Maybe you feel like you don’t have enough time. Or that your family is too picky. Or that it’s too expensive. As a working mom with two kids, I’ve been there. I know how challenging it can be to consistently prepare meals that are fast, healthy, taste good, and fit into your budget.
This Braised Asian Meatballs and Cabbage dinner is the epitome of quick. You can pull it together in just 15 or 20 minutes with only a handful of dirty dishes left for you when you’re done.
Just got back from the trip of a lifetime to Morocco, and I’ve got “tagine” recipe for your slow cooker to share since we absolutely loved the food abroad!
While I’ve had this combo together many times on pizza, in pasta, and even in frittatas, I’ve never thought to throw them on the grill together – until now! And let me tell you what, especially with the addition of the fresh oregano sauce on top, these Grilled Sausage and Bell Pepper Kabobs were even better than I expected.
I’m so excited to be offering you an AWESOME giveaway today. Kamikoto knives are designed for chefs and serious home cooks, and I used one when chopping up a large eggplant for my new Cheesy Eggplant Bake recipe (which I am also sharing below).
This Green Goddess Chicken Salad recipe is from my new cookbook, Kitchen Matters, and is a delicious, more nutritious twist on a classic chicken salad. I start with poached chicken, which is super easy to make and a very healthful way to cook chicken.
I’m a big fan of Thai food and all the flavorful sauces, but I often forget how easy it is to make at home. So I am excited to share the outcome of this Easy Thai Chicken and Rice recipe with you!
I’ve always been a potato cake fan but never tried making them with mashed potatoes (as opposed to shredded potatoes) until now. What I love about this Smashed Potato Cakes with Kale recipe, aside from the taste, is how it can easily pass for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
One thing I love about shrimp is how quick and easy it is to make. This light Creamy Shrimp Pasta with Lemon is a perfect way to kick off summer.
I think we can all agree homemade spaghetti sauce is best, but not always possible. This recipes gives you that yummy flavor without all the simmering time!
One of my favorite dinners to cook in the summer is grill packets! They are super easy to make, can be prepared in advance, and give you a great excuse to sit around the fire pit at the end of the night. You don’t even have to get any plates dirty if you don’t want to. These Pesto Chicken Grill Packets are great to take along on a picnic or camping or even just to have in your own back yard. They can also be cooked on a regular gas grill or in the oven. My 9-year-old loved these and has already asked me to make them again. Enjoy! Pesto Chicken Grill Packets Course: Main Course Cuisine: American Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Print Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds chicken thighs boneless and skinless, cut into 1 1/2 or 2 inch dice (or use chicken breasts) 2 zucchini cut into 1 inch dice 1 pint cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes 8 ounces mushrooms baby bella or shiitake 1 cup basil just the leaves, fresh 1 cup spinach just the leaves, fresh 2/3 cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated 1/2 cup pine nuts raw 2 cloves garlic crushed 1/2 cup olive oil salt to taste pepper to taste Instructions Cut foil into eight large pieces (about 14 – 16 inches long) and start four grill packets by laying them out double stacked in a plus sign shape. At this point, you can line them with parchment paper, if desired, by simply putting a single layer just on top of the foil. Evenly distribute the chunks of chicken, zucchini, tomatoes, and mushrooms. Set aside. To make the pesto, combine the basil, spinach, Parmesan, pine nuts, garlic, and olive oil in a small food processor and process until […]