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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You may be looking for a last minute holiday recipe that is easy to cook, makes for perfect leftovers and is filled with festive flavors. That’s where this Cranberry Pot Roast comes in! I’m a big fan of cooking a roast to celebrate the holidays because it’s comforting, you can do minimal work for a…

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Can I interest you in a festive salad that goes perfectly with any holiday meal but is easy enough to make on a weeknight? I thought so! This Brussels sprouts cranberry salad is filled with nutritious ingredients like apples, pomegranates, walnuts and dried cranberries with an easy vinaigrette dressing you can make at home (and…

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We’re in between holidays and I don’t know about you, but I’m in need of some super simple and fast weeknight dinner recipes that are festive, but nutritious and delicious. These seared pork chops with warm cinnamon apples check all the boxes. The key to making great pork chops is: Seasoning them properly. Cooking them…

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Looking for an easy peasy winter side dish or holiday crowd pleaser? These balsamic roasted carrots will certainly do the trick. If you struggle to get veggies on the table in the cooler months or during the holidays, then boy do I have the recipe for you! These carrots are roasted to perfection with a…

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What does it mean to eat a balanced breakfast? In my book, I try to achieve balance by including protein, complex carbs and heart-healthy fats into one meal with an emphasis on food that are also packed with vitamins and minerals. In the case of today’s recipe, sweet potato breakfast hash, here is how it…

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I simply adore chicken salad. It’s simple to make, it’s refreshing and it can be served in so many different ways that it never, ever gets boring. In this fall-inspired version, I use walnuts or pecans, unsweetened dried cranberries, honeycrisp apples, celery and shredded rotisserie chicken. There are so many ways to use rotisserie chicken…

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Gosh, I simply cannot think of a better way to celebrate the start of fall than this plant-based, spice-heavy lentil soup. Even if you’re a meat eater, I think you’ll enjoy a piping hot bowl of it… It all starts with delightful aromatics, like onion, carrot and garlic sauteed in olive oil. Then, we add…

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