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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Cooking fish and seafood can often seem intimidating, but I’ve got a fool proof method for cooking THE BEST grilled scallops! They’re fast, easy and melt-in-your-mouth, so go ahead and read on for all my best scallop-cooking tips. Step 1 – If you’re using fresh scallops, remove them from the package and thoroughly dry them…

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Peaches! One of my very favorite fruits of summer. And while I usually eat them by the bushel or in a light dessert, it’s also fun to use them in savory recipes like this Sauteed Cod with Peach Avocado Salad! The salad is a delightful mix of diced fresh peaches (with the skins on, because,…

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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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We are nearing the end of traditional soup season, but I am one of those that advocates for soup all year-round. Yes, soup is cozy and warm and comforting, but it is also an excellent way to use up leftover vegetables or make something out of (mostly) pantry ingredients that’ll last a few days. This…

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I’ve traveled to New Orleans many times, and each time I come back inspired to make some of those NOLA favorites at home. That’s where this seafood jambalaya comes into play. It’s a simpler version of the traditional, and only calls for shrimp instead of shrimp, sausage and chicken – you can certainly add these,…

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With back-to-school time right around the corner, I’ll be sharing some of my most simple and delicious recipes that are perfect for busy weeknights and mornings, or that can easily go in lunch bags to take to work or school. The first in the series is this Chicken & Green Bean Stir Fry that includes…

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Sometimes cooking fish can be intimidating. I talked a little bit about this in the Grilled Pesto Salmon blog, but I think this is a good reminder that you absolutely CAN cook juicy, mouthwatering fish in your very own kitchen! (Or out on the grill, in this case.) And the same tips I shared for…

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I love a hearty, delicious and fresh meal that pretty much doesn’t require cooking. Spicy Shrimp Sushi Bowls is one of those meals. I mean, you do have to cook the brown rice. But you can also buy it pre-cooked or batch cook it at the beginning of the week and use the leftovers to make…

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Two rice dishes in a row! I don’t know about you, but I’m a huge fan of rice. The taste, although subtle, the texture, and the versatility are really what make rice so special. Fried rice is one of my favorite ways to eat it (if I’m not just eating it plain from the bowl,…

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