Global Food in Five: Chicken Tikka

We’re excited to continue sharing recipes from our Global Food in Five Series! This recipe is an Indian-inspired version of Chicken Tikka. It’s yogurt-marinated and spiced chicken thighs threaded on skewers that are grilled to perfection. I think you’re absolutely going to love this one! How to make it: First, make the marinade. In a…

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Cheesy Polenta with Shrimp

Talk about comfort food! This cheesy polenta with shrimp hits all of the right notes – the polenta is creamy and cozy, the shrimp has a beautiful olive oil flavor and the greens are extra garlicky. And the best part? It comes together in about 25 minutes from start to finish. Let’s make it together.…

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Five Bean Chili

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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Italian ‘Meat’balls

It may seem impossible to make meatballs without meat. But, I promise – it’s possible AND delicious! In this version, I made Italian-inspired ‘meat’balls using mostly plant-based ingredients. Read on to learn how to make them yourself! Ingredients you’ll need to make meatless ‘meat’balls: White beans: I typically use cannellini beans, but you can use…

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Seared Pork Chops with Cinnamon Apples

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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Cauliflower “Mac” & Cheese

While I love the mac part of mac and cheese, I am often looking for ways to include more veggies in meals, especially during holiday time! And, many of you have asked for some lower carb recipe options, so here we are with cauliflower ‘mac’ and cheese! This can be an easy main dish during…

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Chicken Enchilada Casserole

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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Grilled Scallops with Salsa Verde

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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Sauteed Cod with Peach Avocado Salad

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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