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Veggie Quinoa Taco Bake

I finally had time to organize my pantry and I was pleasantly surprised with the amount of healthy grains, canned goods and spices I had. This quinoa bake is a combo of fresh veggies and pantry ingredients. You can totally use rice (instead of quinoa) and a different variety of beans depending on what you Veggie Quinoa Taco Bake

Chicken Satay Skewers with Peanut Sauce

These skewers are such a crowd pleaser! They can be served as an appetizer or entree (served with rice and veggies). They are gluten-free and dairy-free as well, making them a fun and flavorful option for those who have dietary restrictions. If you have any leftover chicken and peanut sauce, they are wonderful stuffed in Chicken Satay Skewers with Peanut Sauce

Air Fryer Parmesan Garlic Squash Fries

Squash season is among us and I love coming up with ways to use it besides simply mashed or roasted. The air fryer works beautifully in this recipe because it cooks the squash quickly and provides a nice caramelization on the outside of each fry. These make a great appetizer (paired with a chipotle aioli Air Fryer Parmesan Garlic Squash Fries

Meatball, Potato and Kale Soup

Soup season lasts a long time here in Michigan, so it’s nice to keep a wide variety of soup recipes at the ready for when those cold months start. Soups are one of my favorite meals to prepare because the leftovers are so good and it’s easy to add a ton of veggies. This dish Meatball, Potato and Kale Soup

Chicken and Mushroom Lo Mein

Making take-out type dishes at home is so much better in my opinion because you can control the amount of added fat and sugar. I’ve always been a big fan of lo mein – it’s super comforting and reheats well. This version is full of fiber thanks to the boatload of mushrooms and green cabbage. Chicken and Mushroom Lo Mein

Sweet Corn and Cheese Enchiladas

August is the perfect month to enjoy summer produce. The farmer’s market is bustling with sweet corn, peaches, blueberries, tomatoes, you name it. I have fond memories of spending time with my grandma in the summertime and stopping at farm stands to get sweet corn to enjoy with our dinner. Sweet corn is great in Sweet Corn and Cheese Enchiladas

Herbed Chickpea Salad

We have gotten to that time of the year where cold dishes are so satisfying (and it keeps us from having to turn on the oven). I’m sure a lot of you have a good variety of herbs growing in your garden and this is the perfect way to enjoy those. Fresh dill is often Herbed Chickpea Salad