Gluten Free

Berry Avocado Smoothie Bowls

Smoothies are a great way to pack lots of nutrition into one meal. This smoothie recipe in particular is full of fiber and healthy fats (but also tastes insanely good). I love serving smoothies in a bowl because garnishing with nuts, seeds, coconut and fruit is so fun – this would be the perfect cooking […]

Citrus Butter Sea Bass in Parchment

If you’re a citrus fan like me, then you will love this dish. I pumped up the flavor of the butter with a ton of citrus zest and the fish just marinates in that delicious as it cooks in the parchment paper. This recipe is super simple yet elegant, making it a great option for […]

Roasted Carrots with Pistachio Pesto

Easter is right around the corner and I’ve been in full-on planning mode trying to figure out what to make my clients as well as my own family. This carrot recipe is definitely on the menu now! I recently bought these mini rainbow carrots at a local farmstand and there really is no comparison when […]

Chicken Feta Burgers with Radish and Cucumber Tzatziki

These chicken burgers have so much flavor! Ground chicken by itself can be a bit bland, so I added lots of yummy spices and feta to jazz it up. Radishes aren’t typically added to tzatziki sauce,  but I really like the color, crunch and slightly spiciness they provide. I suggest serving these burgers with lettuce […]

Turkey and Veggie Moussaka

Moussaka is an eggplant or potato-based dish, often including ground meat, popular in the Mediterranean regions. I love it’s unique flavor! I decided to add extra veggies and use ground turkey instead of lamb to really bulk up the nutrition value. This is definitely a meal on it’s own, but it would be great with […]

Instant Pot Beefy Bean Chili

A while back, I bought some beans from Shady Side Farm at our local farmer’s market (https://shadysidefarm.com/). They have such a wonderful variety of beans and even though I use canned beans often for the convenience, fresh beans just taste better! If you have a pressure cooker, they cook up in under an hour and […]

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Burgers

This recipe combines two of my favorite ingredients: sweet potato and chickpeas. They both work together so nicely in this burger recipe – the sweet potato provides sweetness and creaminess and the beans provide texture and protein. I enjoy mine topped with avocado and fresh citrus, but feel free to top them with any of […]

Dill Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

I feel like fresh dill is sometimes overlooked at the grocery store, but it adds incredible flavor to marinades and sauces. I have made a variety of chicken salads and this one is definitely now one of my favorites! You can serve this chicken salad on bread or with crackers, but I like serving it […]

Cottage Cheese and Roasted Veggie Frittata

During the week I love to have some grab-and-go options in my fridge for breakfast and lunch. This frittata is perfectly balanced – you get carbs from the veggies, protein from the cottage cheese and eggs and fat from the pesto and cheese. This make-ahead meal is great served hot or cold. To reheat, simply […]

Chopped Romaine Salad with Pepperoncini Vinaigrette

Winter weather normally means lots of soups and stews, but sometimes I just crave a big, crisp salad. This salad has a wonderful blend of flavors and textures. I especially love the edamame and feta, which add the perfect blend of sweet and salty. If you are packing this salad for lunch, I suggest leaving […]