Healthy Seasonal Recipes

spring

slow cooker moroccan lamb shanks

Slow Cooker Moroccan Lamb Shanks. Naturally gluten-free. The slow cooker slowly braises these lemon cinnamon scented lamb shanks and renders them utterly delicious and totally…Read More

slow cooker pulled chicken

This sweet and spicy Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken is so good! The tender chicken thighs simmer in a homemade barbecue sauce with sweetness from maple…Read More

black bean burgers with green tea basil aioli

Last June I flew to San Francisco for one night to appear on the cooking stage at the American Library Association annual conference at the…Read More

brie honey and walnut bites

Three simple toppings on Triscuit crackers make an easy, sweet and savory snack or appetizer. Triscuit sponsored this blog post. The opinions and text are…Read More

snap pea, mint and feta fattoush salad

I cringed a little bit as I typed that: Snap Pea, Mint and Feta Fattoush Salad. Why? Because I know I am going to make…Read More

pesto bacon potato salad

Look no further for a lightened-up healthy and easy potato salad recipe for this summer. It has so much flavor from the pesto and bacon,…Read More

shaved asparagus salad with goat cheese and hazelnuts

#SaladMonth continues with a delicious spring-time salad made with ribbons of shaved asparagus and romaine lettuce tossed with dill shallot vinaigrette. It is topped with…Read More

cauliflower macaroni and cheese with vegetables

My daughter had thirds of this cauliflower macaroni and cheese with vegetables! It is a springtime vegetarian casserole that the whole family will love. The…Read More

lemon almond ricotta pancakes with rhubarb compote

These home-made ricotta pancakes with whole-wheat flour, almond meal and fresh lemon zest may become the centerpiece of a new Mother’s Day tradition. Home-made rhubarb…Read More

asparagus panzanella with poached eggs

Warm panzanella with fresh green garlic, asparagus, tarragon, lemon zest and chevre with a perfect runny-yolk poached egg on top. This vegetarian entree is perfect…Read More

maple mint vodka spritzer

I had no intention of putting vodka in this spritzer recipe. I have been thinking about these maple mint spritzers for weeks. In fact, I…Read More

beets with tahini

Beets with tahini, a simple vegan, gluten-free and paleo side dish with five simple ingredients and ten minutes of prep. People often ask me where…Read More

potatoes with butter and herbs

These potatoes with butter and herbs are not new. They are in fact old but they may change the world. A little bit. These potatoes…Read More

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

ginger carrot radish salad

Today’s recipe is a cheerful Carrot Radish Salad with maple ginger vinaigrette. If you have been looking for a new recipe to try for all…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

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

cauliflower rice

Today I have a from scratch Cauliflower Rice recipe made with fresh cauliflower, scallions, garlic and a little rosemary. It is a simple low-carb side…Read More

lamb and millet tagine with cinnamon and prunes {gluten-free}

I have a hearty gluten-free stew recipe today with tons of sweet and savory flavor. It is Lamb and Millet Tagine with cinnamon and prunes…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

salad nicoise dressing

If you love salad nicoise, then you will adore this caper salad nicoise dressing recipe. It has parsley, white wine vinegar and garlic. It only…Read More

spinach salad with maple ranch dressing, bacon and beets

The salad love continues today with a healthy spinach salad recipe with beets and bacon. It is topped with home-made light ranch dressing with maple…Read More

what to do with beet greens and a recipe for beet green salad with sherry vinaigrette and feta

If you have been cruising the farmers market lately, if you have a vegetable garden, or if you belong to a CSA, you probably know…Read More

light rhubarb chai cream pie

Chai spices and tart rhubarb in my first pie on healthy seasonal recipes. It is made with creamy light yogurt filling thickened with gelatin. Don’t…Read More