Sometimes I’m in the mood for an easy, cheesy family favorite casserole, and this chicken enchilada one is always on my radar! It can be made in advance, is perfect for leftovers and is also easily customizable. So, are you in? This version calls for layered whole wheat tortillas with chicken, pinto beans, peppers, sweet…

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Most of us are looking for fun ways to serve veggies to the kiddos (and even the adults!), so look no further than these broccoli tots! The base of these veggie-loaded bite-sized snacks is… broccoli and they’re enhanced with garlic and onion powders and cheddar cheese to make for a real savory treat. Not only…

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Have you ever made golden, delicious, savory and sweet pancakes? If not, now is the time! These sweet corn pancakes come highly recommended because they are ALL of those things. The pancake batter is a mix of whole grain flour, cornmeal, leavening agents (baking soda and powder), buttermilk, eggs and a tab of melted butter.…

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How do you like your chicken wings? Maybe it’s crispy and slathered in buffalo sauce, boneless with honey barbeque or perhaps grilled with a sweet and tangy teriyaki sauce? (It’s also okay if you say all of the above.) I have to say, I am a pretty big fan of the grilled version with this…

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Who doesn’t love Taco Tuesday? I’m one of Taco Tuesday’s biggest fans because each week I can make tacos with a completely different filling, shell and toppings and never, ever get bored. This week I’m sharing two of the regulars on my menu, Chicken Tinga Tacos and Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos. Whether you like…

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Ready to fire up the grill? With the warmer weather arriving, I’ve been spending a lot of time creating delicious grilled recipes and this rosemary flank steak is one of my latest favorites! I’m a huge fan of flank steak because it’s lean, but also tender and juicy (also one of the reasons I love…

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Raise your hand if you LOVE spicy chicken sandwiches?! I am definitely a fan, so I thought it’d be fun to make a healthier, lighter version at home that is PACKED with flavor (and heat!). To make breaded chicken, I like to follow the “standard breading procedure” I learned in culinary school because it makes…

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I’m not sure there’s a simpler or more delicious side dish than crispy baked sweet potato wedges with a spicy dipping sauce. And, I am certain this is one of the funnest ways to eat nutrient-packed sweet potatoes! Sweet potatoes are filled with vitamin A and C, potassium, B vitamins and vitamin E. They are…

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It’s pizza night! Have you ever made pizza crust out of cauliflower? There are a few tricks to make it come together well, but I love using cauliflower for pizza crust every once in awhile because it’s a fun way to get more veggies in, and for those eating lower carb, it’s a fabulous option!…

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Like most people, I am a huge fan of quiche. This easy make-at-home version has a customizable crust, a fluffy egg filling and can be made with pretty much any veggie you have on hand! Let’s start with the crust. Typically, quiche crust is made with flour, butter and salt. This is a bit of…

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