Healthy Seasonal Recipes

30 minutes or less

Here are the fast and easy recipes that can be made in 30 minutes or less so they are great for when you don’t have extra time or after a long workday!

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overhead of couscous salad with toppings before stirred together, hands holding bowl

israeli couscous salad

This Israeli Couscous Salad recipe with chickpeas brings together flavors of lemon, garlic and cumin with fresh parsley. It’s a fast and healthy side dish…Read More

dipping fish finger into tartar sauce

fish sticks

Making homemade fish sticks (or fish fingers as they’re sometimes called) in the oven has been on my list of healthy recipe make-overs to develop…Read More

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easy broccoli with garlic and lemon

This easy Broccoli with Garlic and Lemon is one of my favorite go-to ways to jazz up simple steamed broccoli and my children absolutely love…Read More

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Simple Brussels Sprouts

Today I have a recipe for Simple Brussels Sprouts steamed and then tossed with garlic butter and olive oil. It’s about as basic (and fast)…Read More

Coleslaw overhead in a single bowl with lime wedges and cilantro

Mexican Coleslaw

This five minute Mexican coleslaw recipe is  made with cabbage, cilantro and lime. It’s a super simple (and healthy) side dish to go with Mexican…Read More

White plate with pan fried cod topped with pineapple salsa.

pan fried fish

Is fish on regular rotation in your house? If not, it absolutely should be for many many reasons. This Pan Fried Fish is the perfect…Read More

red pepper hummus with a pita chip in it

roasted red pepper hummus

  I have a brand new recipe for homemade Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, and let me just say that you’re going to want to save…Read More

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Greek Pizza

Don’t get me wrong, I love knowing a freshly delivered pizza is just a phone call away, but I have to say this Greek Pizza…Read More

Maple Glazed Carrots in a white bowl on a white tablecloth with red wine and red flowers

maple glazed carrots

Hi folks, I have my favorite Maple Glazed Carrots recipe to share with you today. They have a smidge of butter, shallot and a touch…Read More

Shrimp and Sausage

This Shrimp and Sausage recipe is a super simple one pan meal perfect for weeknight dinners. It’s made with chicken sausage, peppers, onion, celery and…Read More

Easy Garlic Herb Butternut Squash | Paleo, gluten-free and vegan | a simple stove-top side dish for Thanksgiving

easy garlic herb butternut squash

This garlic and herb butternut squash is an easy but crazy flavorful side dish to add to your menu. It is naturally vegan, paleo and…Read More

a white platter with chicken piccata, noodles and a bottle of wine

healthy chicken piccata

This healthy Chicken Piccata recipe needs to happen in your kitchen. Just sayin’. It’s made with lemon, capers, white wine and parsley and it is…Read More

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Roasted Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner

Roasted Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner, an easy healthy weeknight meal ready in 30 minutes and less than 300 calories!  If you’re like me, getting a…Read More

A close up of a pale pink bowl with spiral pasta and chicken alfredo with broccoli

healthy chicken alfredo with broccoli

This 30-minute Healthy Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli is only 300 calories per serving. Read on to find out the seven tricks I used to make…Read More

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cod fish tacos

I’m not sure if it is possible for me to be more excited to share this brand new Cod Fish Taco recipe with you. It’s…Read More

low carb mexican stuffed peppers on a white platter

low carb mexican stuffed peppers

These cheesy spicy Mexican stuffed bell peppers come together in only 20 minutes for a low-carb, gluten-free and totally delicious weeknight meal. PIN THIS RECIPE…Read More

simple skillet green beans

These simple skillet green beans are a perfect healthy side dish. All you need is a pile of fresh string beans, one pot, garlic, olive…Read More

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ratatouille with goat cheese and pine nuts

Here’s an easy 25 minute recipe for smoky ratatouille with goat cheese and pine nuts. Ratatouille is a simple French vegetable sauté, made with eggplant, zucchini,…Read More

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grilled zucchini

Easy Grilled Zucchini with balsamic glaze is such a simple but delicious summer side dish and great way to use up garden fresh zucchini! I…Read More

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moroccan carrots

These Moroccan Carrots are a favorite healthy and flavorful side dish. They are loaded with garlic, vinegar and cumin! They are a great make-ahead side…Read More

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the best chicken marinade

This is my very best chicken marinade of all time! You simply have to make it! This recipe, originally called Isabel’s Island Chicken Marinade, is…Read More

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healthier broccoli salad

My Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cheddar is a Healthy reinvention of the classic my Grandmother used to make.  This version is only 170 calories…Read More

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spinach salad with bacon and eggs

Here is my favorite recipe for Spinach Salad with Bacon & Eggs! To make it, top a bunch of vibrant and crisp spinach with bacon…Read More

chicken a la king

healthy chicken a la king

This creamy chicken a la king is a healthy makeover of the classic comfort food dish. This chicken a la king is loaded with fresh…Read More