What better way to celebrate spring than with a big bowl of creamy asparagus soup? And what I love about this soup is it’s a much lighter take on the typical creamy asparagus soup, but it’s still full of asparagus flavor, still has a fabulous creamy texture and is basically springtime in a bowl! Here’s…

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I absolutely love building recipes out of pantry staples like beans, tomatoes, pasta, rice, grains and flavorful stock. This recipe is the perfect example of that, as it features five different types of beans, crushed and diced tomatoes and tomato paste. Plus, it uses three different spices – chili powder, cumin and smoked paprika –…

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Pork tenderloin is a lean cut of meat that has about 29 grams of protein per serving and only 4 grams of fat! When paired with a green salad and Baked Sweet Potato Wedges or Sweet Potato Fritters, it makes for a delicious, balanced meal the entire family will love! Pork tenderloin cooking tips Pork…

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We’ve all been there. It’s 5pm and we’re all just getting home with no plan for dinner. We want something nourishing and balanced that’s easy to make and cooks quickly. Everyone is hungry, after all. That’s where sheet pan meals come in super handy! Here are just a few reasons why we totally love them:…

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I’m here sharing yet another delicious plant-based recipe! This time it’s a recipe for Black Bean Tostadas, which take only a few minutes to make. They’re customizable, easy, nutritious and will please the entire family. Let’s get cooking!    

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If you’re not familiar with lentils, don’t fret! They’re easy to cook with, they take on the flavors of the dish you’re cooking and are packed with nutrition. In this recipe, I swapped out ground meat for lentils to make a vegetarian version of classic Bolognese sauce. It’s full of tomatoes, garlic, fresh and dried…

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I love squash so I celebrate all winter long by making all sorts of squash recipes, including spaghetti squash with meaty tomato sauce, mashed cinnamon winter squash and butternut squash black bean chili. My latest favorite is this maple roasted acorn squash! It’s a super simple recipe with only 5 ingredients and a couple of…

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There is no better feeling than having breakfast prepped and ready for the week ahead. Whether you’re traveling in to work or working from home, it’s nice to have a protein- and veggie-rich breakfast ready to go that helps you start the day on a nutritious foot. Egg bakes/casseroles, egg cups/muffins, frittatas and this crustless…

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It’s a new year and many of us are looking for ways to lighten up our meals and incorporate more whole, nutritious ingredients into our recipes. While this is a positive thing, it’s important not to go overboard and restrict ourselves just because it’s January. One of my favorite tips when making lifestyle changes is…

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Looking for a quick and easy appetizer to help ring in the new year?! Even though most of us are staying home this year, it’s still fun to put together a few fun appetizers and a nice dinner to help us celebrate the start of a new year. One of my favorite simple no-cook appetizers…

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