Tag Archives: Healthy Recipes

Tuscan Bean Pasta with Spinach

Tuscan Bean Pasta with Spinach

This is the perfect meal for a Monday night, back to the grind.  The kids love it because its pasta and you’ll love it because it comes together in under 30 minutes! Tuscan Bean Pasta with Spinach Ingredients: 2 cups or cans cannellini beans 5 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon driedContinue Reading

Chicken Soup for Body and Soul

Chicken Soup for Body and Soul

There is nothing better than chicken soup to make your body and soul go “AHHHH!”  and that’s a great way to start the week. Chicken Soup for the Soul Ingredients: 2 carrots, peeled and diced medium 4 celery ribs, diced medium 1 large onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 chicken breasts with bones andContinue Reading

Tuscan Chicken and Veggies

Tuscan Chicken and Veggies

Sometimes you want a meal that takes a bit longer to make, but doesn’t make you a slave to the kitchen all week.  Plus, the fact that this cooks up in one pot means less clean up.  Whoo hoo! This chicken falls off the bone and has lots of extra veggies for a deliciously balancedContinue Reading

Crock Pot Buttermilk Chicken

Crock Pot Buttermilk Chicken

Coming home to a house smelling like dinner is cooked and served is so inviting.  And this recipe does the trick.  Easy.  Healthy.  And cooking while you’re at work, playing with the kids or out running errands. Simply serve with roasted or steamed veggies.  (Here’s a link to an easy roasted veggie recipe.) Crock PotContinue Reading

Apple Crisp Pancakes

Apple Crisp Pancakes

My family loves breakfast for dinner.  Its like a treat or a mid-week party.  And this meal doubles as a easy meal, because you can make it ahead, keep it in the fridge, then heat the griddle and cook come dinner time.  Now that’s faster than take out!!!! Apple Crisp Pancakes 1/2 cup oatmeal 3Continue Reading

Chicken with Herbed Goat Cheese

Chicken with Herbed Goat Cheese

Ugh, chicken again!  That’s usually the response I get from my husband when I tell him what’s for dinner.  So I came up with this, Chicken with Herbed Goat Cheese, to change up the boring chicken breast. My husband LOVES goat cheese and I was able to sneak in added greens.  Completing the meal withContinue Reading

Fresh Cod/Halibut Salad

Fresh Cod/Halibut Salad

Fresh Cod/Halibut Salad The perfect dinner for busy weeknights.  This meal cooks up in less than 20 minutes, is healthy and delicious!  And its a great way to get more fish and healthy fats into your weekly diet. 5 adult servings 1&1/2 pounds fresh cod or halibut 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 8 tablespoonContinue Reading

Stuffed Red Peppers* with a bonus of how to make 2 lunches out of the leftovers

Stuffed Red Peppers* with a bonus of how to make 2 lunches out of the leftovers

Stuffed Red Bell Peppers (*double the recipe to have extra for 2 lunches during the week.  Besides, ground turkey comes sold by the pound anyway!) 5 adult servings 5 red bell peppers, top sliced, cored and seeded 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1/2 pound ground turkey 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves fresh garlic, mincedContinue Reading

Healthy, Easy and FUN Foods for Your Next Picnic

Healthy, Easy and FUN Foods for Your Next Picnic

There is nothing that my family loves more than summertime picnics.  Whether it be a picnic at the beach, the park, on a hike or just at the local library, there is something about laying out a blanket, sitting on the ground and eating in nature.  It just slows everything down and really allows youContinue Reading