Healthy Seasonal Recipes

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creamy chicken and peas

Chunks of chicken breast sautéed with sweet peas and chives in creamy sauce. This creamy chicken and peas is ready in 18 easy minutes and…Read More

asian sesame dressing

A 5-minute Asian Sesame Dressing made with orange juice to extend its shelf life and keep the amount of oil below 50% of the volume….Read More

lentil quinoa bowls with coriander and lemon

Get a load of these easy 30 minute vegetarian Lentil Quinoa bowls. Here’s what I love about them: the lentils are the star of the…Read More

chicken leek shepherds pie

Today I have a new recipe for Chicken Leek Shepherd’s Pie, an oven to table comfort food recipe, and a cookbook review and giveaway. I…Read More

light creamy italian dressing

Light recipe for creamy Italian dressing with fat-free Greek yogurt, buttermilk and only 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise. Only 59 calories per serving! I have had a…Read More

chinese 5 spice slow cooker beef stew

A recipe for Chinese 5-spice slow cooker beef stew and making our way out of the darkest weeks of the winter into the middle of…Read More

italian beef and marinara stuffed portobellos

Skillet roasted portobello mushroom caps stuffed with beef with Italian seasoning, marinara and shredded cheese. These portobellos will remind you of the flavors of a…Read More

slow cooker kielbasa, cabbage and potato soup

A hearty slow cooker soup with potato, white beans and cabbage that simmers all day and fills the house with warmth and the smell of…Read More

Chicken and Cabbage Stir-Fry

Ready to meet the newest addition to your line-up of easy weeknight dinners? Meet this Chicken and Cabbage Stir-fry with Honey Sriracha sauce and cashews….Read More

maple cranberry apple pie

I’ve been so excited to share this Maple Cranberry Apple Pie recipe I have been working on for Thanksgiving. It has a deep dish whole-grain…Read More

turkey chili with pinto beans

Today I have my classic home made Turkey Chili made with pinto beans and fresh vegetables. It tastes just like classic chili, with less saturated…Read More

gluten free plum clafoutis

My experience with clafoutis is pretty limited. As far as I can remember, I only had it one time. And that was fifteen years ago…Read More

tomatoes with thai basil dressing

Yup. It is just a simple platter of sliced tomatoes with a #stupideasy 4 ingredient Thai Basil dressing. It has taken me a while to…Read More

Grilled Salmon Puttanesca

I cant think of a single thing I don’t heart about this Grilled Salmon Puttanesca. Not only is it ready in just 30 minutes, but…Read More

creamy blue cheese and walnut coleslaw

Creamy coleslaw recipe with blue cheese and walnuts added in. It has a little dill and peppery radishes. It is a delicious low carb and…Read More

green beans with fermented black beans ~ aka dirty green beans

I’m calling this recipe Dirty Green Beans. It’s steamed green beans tossed with fermented black beans (which are fermented and salted black soybeans), shiitakes and…Read More

spatchcocked skillet roasted chicken with tarragon

My recipe for this month Recipe Redux is Spatchcocked Chicken which I roasted in my grandmother’s cast-iron skillet. I made a simple tarragon pan sauce….Read More

maple chipotle flank steak tacos

You guys, you HAVE to try this recipe for maple chipotle flank steak tacos! Today a few friends and I are talking all about pure…Read More

slow-cooker chicken and okra

This is an old favorite recipe for chicken thighs and drumsticks cooked in a slow-cooker. It has tomatoes, red wine, bell peppers and okra. The…Read More

crock-pot italian zucchini meatloaf – guest post

Here’s a healthy recipe for crock-pot meatloaf with an Italian twist from guest blogger Olena of iFOODreal.com. She shredded zucchini to help to lighten-up this…Read More

thai-style fish cakes with herbal salad

Thai-style fish cakes with herbal salad made with Tilapia, cooked in coconut oil  and served with a flavorful shredded salad with fresh lime, mint, cilantro…Read More

parsnip, potato and leek gratin

Scalloped Potatoes au Gratin gets a healthy make-over with parsnips, leeks and lightened-up cheddar cheese sauce. My experience with potato gratin (or scalloped potatoes) is…Read More

Creamed Spinach with Cheese

This Creamed Spinach with Cheese is absolutely delish! If you’ve never made creamed spinach from scratch, you may not know how easy it is to…Read More

pappa al pomodoro italian tomato bread soup

Pappa al Pomodoro Italian Tomato Bread Soup is a simple and utterly delicious soup thickened with bread and seasoned with basil and olive oil. Yum!!…Read More