Category: Main Dish Choices

Recipes to truly satisfy at meal time. Featuring whole grains, powerful protein, healthy fats, and lots of veggies!

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Spring Vegetable and Flank Steak Stir Fry

Spring means more produce is coming into season. Scallions, peas, carrots, garlic, asparagus–all the good stuff. Incorporate these seasonal ingredients into this super quick stir fry to whip up for your next meal. First, let’s talk technique. Although the idea of a stir fry is quite simple, there are certain tricks to keep in mind […]

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Vegged-Out Egg Frittata

If you have a bunch of veggies and eggs lying around, you’re in luck! This Vegged-Out Egg Frittata highlights the perfect pairing between fresh eggs and colorful, seasonal vegetables. Try making this for a filling breakfast, a star dish of a brunch get-together or for meal prepping. I’m all about the flexible recipes and utilizing […]

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Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers with Creamy Yogurt Avocado Sauce

This recipe is my entry for the Food & Nutrition Magazine Test Kitchen Recipe Contest featuring Siggi’s Icelandic-style yogurt. All opinions are my own, I never feature a brand that I don’t love! Stuffed peppers have been my go-to meal lately. It’s so easy to whip up the filling, throw them in the oven, and […]

This homemade Tomato Basil Soup is juicy, flavorful, and simple to blend up. The perfect soup recipe to enjoy with seasonal or canned tomatoes! Serve with avocados, parmesan cheese, and whole grain bread.
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Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Sometimes the most comforting thing on a cold day is a delicious bowl of soup, especially when it’s this homemade Roasted Tomato Basil Soup! I even love soup in the summertime because it’s a great way to utilize fresh produce in an easy way. This recipe is great because it works for all seasons. You […]

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Healthy Brown Rice Shrimp Jambalaya

Mardi Gras season is upon us and that means it’s time for some creole cookin’. I decided to develop this healthy-twist on traditional Jambalaya, a dish consisting of meat and vegetables mixed with rice. This would be considered a creole jambalaya, since it has the addition of tomatoes whereas cajun jambalaya does not. This hearty […]

These Tempeh Thai Peanut Noodles feature fresh blanched veggies and my delicious peanut sauce! Flavorful, colorful, and packed with whole grains.
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Tempeh Thai Peanut Noodles with Blanched Kale and Vegetables

Thai food has been one of my favorite cuisines to cook lately. The cuisine utilizes tons of fresh items like herbs, garlic, ginger, and lime. It is also fun to play around with more unique ingredients like fish sauce, curry paste, and tamarind paste. Small amounts of these ingredients go a long way with adding […]