Category: Main Dish Choices

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

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 […]

Sharp cheddar, muenster, and asiago makes for an indulgent, three cheese Homemade Breadcrumb Baked Mac and Cheese. Some simple healthy recipe swaps help reduce the fat, maintain the protein and increase the fiber content of this classic recipe.
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Homemade Breadcrumb Baked Mac and Cheese

Are you ready to be #blessed? Because I’m about to share with you my “world renowned” homemade breadcrumb baked mac and cheese recipe that I like to call Mack’s Mac and Cheese! I’m pretty sure my momma knew from day one to name me Mackenzie because 21 years later I would be whipping up this […]

Everyday I’m brusselin’ with this seasonal Sweet Potato and Brussels Sprout Buddha Bowl! Perfect comfort bowl for fall. Vegan, whole grain, and delicious.
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Sweet Potato and Brussels Sprout Buddha Bowl

This seasonal Sweet Potato and Brussels Sprout Buddha Bowl is the perfect comfort recipe for fall. It is packed with nutrients and flavor. Plus, it’s gluten-free and vegan! What is a Buddha Bowl? There’s not strict definition for this dish but they are typically a mix of grains, veggies, a protein source, and some kind […]