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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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Taco Tuesday just got a little better with these quick and easy, low-carb Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados – I’m obsessed! Low-Carb Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados We love taco nights in my house, and Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps and Taco Stuffed Zucchini Boats are favorites in my home! But swapping the lettuce or zucchini for avocado?
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4.96 from 24 votes 4831shares Easy vegetarian enchiladas made with butternut squash and black beans, smothered with enchilada sauce and cheese, then baked in the oven. A delicious recipe that’s perfect for meatless Mondays! Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchiladas Butternut squash, black beans, tomatoes, cilantro and spices are simmered in a skillet with green chilies
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4.86 from 7 votes 11368shares Soy sauce, vinegar and Sriracha hot sauce make these Asian-Glazed Chicken Drumsticks savory and 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
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4.5 from 2 votes These amazing Italian Beef and Spinach Meatballs would make my husband’s Italian family proud! I snuck some spinach in the meatball mix, but I promise even the pickiest of eaters will love them! Italian Beef and Spinach Meatballs I wanted to lighten up my favorite Italian beef meatballs, and so these
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A quick and easy Lemon-Chili Shrimp Avocado Quinoa Bowl recipe, great for lunch or dinner, or make them ahead for meal prep! Shrimp Quinoa Bowl These quick and easy Lemon-Chili Shrimp Avocado Quinoa Bowls are great for lunch or dinner. You could even meal prep the other two servings to pack for lunch the next
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Bring the flavors of the Mediterranean to work with these Greek Chicken Meal Prep Rice Bowls – the perfect recipe to make ahead! Greek Chicken Meal Prep These Meal Prep Greek Rice Bowls are similar to my Greek Chickpea Salad but served warm with chicken and rice instead of chickpeas. It’s an easy dish to
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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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5 from 6 votes 1624shares Authentic Arroz Con Pollo, or Latin chicken and rice, is the ultimate one-pot meal. It’s a classic Colombian dish that I grew up on that I now love to cook for my family. Arroz Con Pollo, Lightened Up So many people ask me about my favorite dishes I make at
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4.85 from 13 votes 2774shares One Pan Roasted Potatoes Sausage and Peppers is one of my favorite, fuss-free sheet pan dinners. Perfect for weeknights and bonus points for easy cleanup! Sheet Pan Potatoes, Sausage and Peppers This is such a fuss-free way to roast sausage along with some potatoes, onions and peppers. Drizzle it with
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5 from 5 votes 8537shares These Pork Chops with Mushrooms and Shallots are juicy and flavorful, made with a creamy Dijon sauce perfect for weeknight dinner! Pork Chops with Mushrooms and Shallots This easy pork chop recipe was adapted from this Pork Chops with Dijon Herb Sauce. The addition of mushrooms and shallots will make
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A lighter version of Mexican Chorizo made with ground turkey and a smoky spice blend, perfect for adding to eggs, tacos, and more! Turkey Chorizo Recipe I love eating chorizo in Mexican dishes, but since it’s so high in calories and fat, it’s not something I eat often. I was going to sub turkey chorizo
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Open-Faced Turkey Melts make a quick and easy way to use up your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers! Open-Faced Turkey Melts My favorite turkey salad made with cranberries and celery is even better when served open-faced with melted cheese! This hot turkey sandwich is an easy lunch recipe the whole family will love. Serve it with some
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This Herb and Salt-Rubbed Dry Brined Turkey comes out so moist and flavorful, with crispy golden skin and juicy tender meat. Herb and Salt-Rubbed Dry Brine Turkey Want an easy turkey recipe that’s moist and flavorful? Try dry brining! Rather than wet brining a turkey, dry brining is so much easier and less messy! It
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Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese, a healthier version of macaroni and cheese is so creamy and delicious, no one will ever guess it’s also good for you! Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese A few weeks ago I posted this Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese recipe that swapped out pasta for cauliflower. Today I bring you this
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This hearty, fall Kale Salad with Quinoa and Cranberries is made even better by massaging the kale which helps break down the tough cell structure and gives the raw kale a softer texture and gentler flavor. Kale Salad with Quinoa and Cranberries This salad is delicious as a meatless main dish, or a great addition
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1775shares Not sure what to do with all your leftover turkey?  Baked turkey croquettes are the perfect way to use up your leftover holiday turkey! Baked Turkey Croquettes Thanksgiving leftovers get repurposed with these delicious baked turkey croquettes, a favorite of mine. Leftover turkey gets mixed with mashed potatoes and herbs, breaded and baked in
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Cheesy Baked Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese is perfect when you’re craving macaroni and cheese–without the pasta! It’s lower in carbs and each bowl has a healthy amount of vegetables and protein! Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese Cauliflower makes a wonderful replacement in recipes like low-carb mashed potatoes, so why not macaroni and cheese!? I’ve partnered with
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5505shares This Stuffed Cabbage Casserole is basically a deconstructed version of stuffed cabbage layered with shredded cabbage, ground beef and brown rice cooked in tomatoes then topped with melted cheese. It’s SO good! Stuffed Cabbage Casserole I grew up eating stuffed cabbage and always loved when my Mom made it for dinner. This casserole version
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Spaghetti Carbonara is an Italian pasta dish with creamy egg, diced bacon, grated cheese, and copious amounts of black pepper–a Roman dish reminiscent of an American breakfast. Spaghetti Carbonara Carbonara is typically made with a raw egg that cooks when it hits the hot pasta, which often makes it pasty. My version is topped with
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Crock Pot Picadillo is a flavorful Cuban dish made with ground beef and a sauce made from simmering tomatoes, green olives, bell peppers, cumin, and spices. Picadillo is a dish I grew up on and my friends loved eating over whenever my mom made it for dinner. It was probably one of the first recipes
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This Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Chowder is comfort food without all the calories. Made with roasted cauliflower, which adds deep, caramelized flavor while keeping the soup a little lighter. Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Chowder When the weather gets cold, we love soup for dinner. This cauliflower soup is lovely, as I am a huge cauliflower fan, especially
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Caramelized sweet potatoes and shallots are the bed for roasted chicken thighs and legs that come together in this one-pot healthy chicken dinner. Baked sweet potatoes are even better when paired with chicken and seasoned with golden turmeric, ginger and lemon juice. Serve with a fall salad of mixed greens, sliced apples and blue cheese.
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Instant Pot Indian Chicken Pulao is a lighter cousin of chicken biryani, a great gateway dish for someone new to Indian food. Similar to a rice pilaf only with chicken and aromatic spices. Instant Pot Chicken Pulao Chicken Pulao is also much lighter than chicken biryani, and it’s absolutely delicious! If you’re a fan of
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This simple Eggplant and Tomato Sauce is delicious, made with diced eggplant stewed in tomatoes and garlic. I love it served over pasta but it’s also great over zucchini noodles, polenta or as a side dish on it’s own. Eggplant and Tomato Sauce Eggplants, also known as aubergines, belong to the nightshade family of plants
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Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Scallops are so easy, made with just two ingredients! Elegant enough to impress guests yet easy enough to make any weeknight for your family. Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Scallops Scallops are so meaty and delicious, and take just minutes to cook which makes this a perfect fast weeknight dish. Making them
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Garlic Lovers Roast Beef is my family’s favorite roast beef recipe, so flavorful and loaded with garlic as the name implies. Garlic Lovers Roast Beef Vampires beware, there’s garlic in every bite of this garlic lover’s roast beef! And if that’s not enough garlic, I like to serve this with roasted broccoli with smashed garlic
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Spinach Tortellini en Brodo (in broth) is an Italian soup made with spinach and cheese tortellini and vegetables in a light broth. Spinach Tortellini en Brodo What can be more comforting than a hot bowl of soup, like this spinach tortellini en brodo, on a cold night. If your family wants meat in theirs, you
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This is a veggie burger that even hearty meat-eaters will love! Made with beans, oats, brown rice, beets and a whole lot of spices, this veggie burger is a real crowd pleaser. Veggie Burger If you love my black bean burger you’ll love this homemade Houston’s Restaurant copycat recipe! This is by far one of
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