Hawaiian Spaghetti Squash Pizza Casserole

My family and I love pizza, so I’m always trying to re-create it to make it a nutritious meal. Spaghetti squash is so versatile and it works perfectly in a dish like this. You can add in whatever toppings you like to create your favorite pizza casserole. We love Hawaiian pizza, but pepperoni is great,…

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Easy Lime-Coconut Rice

This Coconut Rice goes perfectly alongside any Thai or Indian dish but it’s equally delicious with just about any other style entree. If you’re not a huge fan of cilantro and/or lime, they can easily omitted and will still yield a tasty final product. We don’t have rice often, as we like to find alternative…

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Jerk Chicken with Tropical Salsa

This Jerk Chicken with Tropical Salsa will spice up your night! Typically jerk seasoning is spiced with Scotch Bonnet chili peppers (or Habañeros) and allspice, but I used jalapeños instead because I didn’t want this dish to be TOO spicy. The sweetness of the tropical salsa helped cut back on the spice of the chicken…

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Rutabaga and Sweet Potato Hash

This Rutabaga and Sweet Potato Hash is a great way to start your day! This is a more involved breakfast so I recommend using any leftover roasted sweet potatoes (or potatoes for that matter) to save time or make this for a tasty weekend brunch. Please be aware of the potatoes you purchase and make…

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Cheesy Italian Quinoa Bake

This Cheesy Italian Quinoa Bake was a huge hit at my house! We had my in-laws over for dinner and this dish was devoured! Casserole dishes are perfect for serving a group of people and if there are any leftovers, it makes for another quick and healthy meal that just needs to be heated up.…

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Blueberry-Nectarine Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

This Blueberry-Nectarine Salad is a fresh and nutritious meal or side salad for just about any other dish! The sweet flavors of the fruit are highlighted by the tangy dressing, while the creaminess of the avocado and crunch of the sunflower seeds round out the rest of this refreshing salad. Add a protein to make…

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Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pulled Pork

This Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pulled Pork, aka Kalua Pig, is probably my favorite recipe for pork. It’s reminiscent of the pulled pork you’d enjoy at a luau in Hawaii- it’s salty, smokey, succulent and tender. I just can’t get enough! It’s delicious as is but I look forward to the scrambles and salads (among other…

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Slow Cooker Cheesecake

Did you ever know that you could cook a cheesecake in the slow cooker? I’m not the hugest fan of cheesecake but this was delicious and not to mention simple! Normally cheesecake is kind of dry but using the slow cooker as a water bath helped it cook evenly and kept the texture smooth and…

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Spinach Strawberry Salad

This Spinach Strawberry Salad is perfect for summer, with many options for mixing and matching various seasonal produce. You can throw in any summer fruit or berry with this, I like raspberries and white peaches later in the summer. You can also add different nuts and cheeses for more flavor and texture (or leave out…

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Herbed Burgers

I had a good amount of fresh herbs that were leftover from the weekend, so I decided to use them to spruce up some ground beef we were going to have for dinner. I figured that most of what I had in the fridge could be used to make a yummy ranch/green goddess kind of…

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