Grilled Skewers

During the summer months, I like to utilize the grill as much as possible to keep the temperature down in the house. And besides that, grilling food automatically makes it taste better, in my opinion! These grilled skewers are always a great hit, whether they’re for a party or small family dinner. It’s a perfect…

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Parmesan-Roasted Zucchini

Zucchini is a great ingredient to have on hand because of it’s versatility (and nutrition, too!). This recipe for Parmesan Roasted Zucchini transforms what is usually a simple side dish into a delicious main course that even those picky eaters will enjoy. This is a great option if you love pasta but want a healthier…

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Watermelon Salad with Mint and Goat Cheese

A friend hooked me on this watermelon salad a few years ago and now it’s a summertime staple! It’s the perfect balance of sweet with a little salty and the lime juice brings everything together. Watermelon is very nutritious, containing a lot of water and vitamins, such as vitamin C, A and B6. However, it…

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BLT Salad with Bacon-Herb Dressing

I’m not much of a sandwich person, but every now and then I crave a classic BLT. I thought it would be great in salad form, which explains how this recipe was born. I was shooting to make this a main dish, so I added chicken to bulk it up. I believe it is very…

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Italian Sausage Cauliflower Pizza Casserole

The next time you’re in the mood for pizza, give this a try! This Italian Sausage Cauliflower Pizza Casserole will appeal to even the picky eaters and it will taste like you’re eating pizza but without the carb overload. Cauliflower is extremely versatile and is a great ingredient for dishes like this. It’s loaded with…

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Chicken Enchiladas

This is my favorite chicken enchilada recipe, made with a super easy homemade enchilada sauce! One of the beauties of enchiladas is you can fill the tortillas with whatever ingredients you’d like, but it all comes down to the sauce. This dish is a little more labor intensive if you decide to make the sauce,…

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Enchilada Sauce

I think store bought enchilada sauce lacks fresh flavor and it usually contains ingredients I’d rather avoid, so I like to make my own. This is really simple way to create a nourishing meal that tastes great and it is definitely worth the extra time spent in the kitchen. Enchilada Sauce Prep Time: 25-30 minutes…

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Chicken Satay Sauté

Typically if you were to order “Chicken Satay” at a Thai restaurant, you would get skewered meat that has been grilled and is served with a peanut sauce. I was in a pinch and needed to make dinner in a timely fashion, so I decided to skip the skewering and just sauté instead. This version…

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Spring Roll Salad with Peanut Dressing

I love spring rolls but they’re so involved and tricky to make. I recently had them at a Thai restaurant and have been craving them ever since, so I decided to make them in salad form. Let me tell you, it did not disappoint! I’ve made it twice since, one time without chicken and the…

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Wedge Salad with Guilt-Free Ranch

I have always loved the simplicity of a wedge salad. It’s an easy recipe that comes together in a matter of minutes and the crispy bacon goes perfectly with the dressing! I don’t really care for bleu cheese, so I always opt for a ranch dressing instead. For this recipe, I made a batch of…

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