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Bunless Sloppy Joes

Ground meat can be boring and I’m always looking for easy ways to liven up the flavor and wow my family (without having to slave in the kitchen).  This recipe does the trick while staying light and healthy.

It is an easy one-pot meal with ingredients you will likely have on hand.  It is super […]

By |March 16th, 2015|dairy-free, entree, gluten-free, lunch|0 Comments

Baked Chicken Meatballs (Sweet and Healthy)

Egg-free, dairy-free, gluten-free

I have never been so excited about a meatball recipe! These meatballs are incredibly moist and flavorful! They are actually kind of addictive. The honey/mustard/garlic combo is so delicious. And the oats are a healthy substitute for breadcrumbs and help hold in the moisture. Plus, I find covering the baking dish while […]

By |March 29th, 2013|entree|0 Comments

Endless Summer Penne with Arugula

I’m always searching for new and interesting ways to make pasta differently.  This dish packs the right amount of heat and flavor with spicy jalapeno sausage and peppery arugula but is balanced out by the sweetness of the sun-dried tomatoes and tomato paste.

It is chock full of summer’s fresh produce for an endless summer […]

By |September 17th, 2012|entree, gluten-free|0 Comments

Pizza Burgers

One of my favorite Food Network Stars, Giada, created this brilliant, all-American, grill-ific meal that combines the best of both worlds – pizza and burgers!  I gave it a mini-makeover to make it healthier by:
Switching the sourdough rolls for 100% whole wheat buns for added fiber (or you can go completely “bunless”).
Subbing extra lean […]

By |September 16th, 2012|entree|0 Comments

Shrimp Scampi

This dish is full of fresh ingredients that contain bold flavors.  It is easy to make, yet super gourmet.

Shrimp Scampi   Print Ingredients 4 oz. spaghetti style whole grain pasta* ½ pound of fresh wild caught shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 large shallot, diced […]

By |August 21st, 2012|dairy-free, entree, gluten-free, seafood|0 Comments

Chilled Sesame Soba Noodles with Avocado

This light and refreshing gluten-free dish will fill you up without making you uncomfortable.  The star of the dish is the soba noodle, which comes from buckwheat, a perfect alternative for those avoiding gluten.  Even if you are not avoiding gluten, this delicious noodle is perfect for providing protein.

Chilled Sesame Soba Noodles with […]

By |July 29th, 2012|dairy-free, entree, gluten-free, lunch, seafood|0 Comments