Creamy Potato and Broccoli Soup

Soup is one of the best make-ahead meals to enjoy throughout the week for lunch or dinner. This cheesy broccoli, potato and bacon soup is super flavorful and tastes even better the next day. Serve this crusty bread for a simple meal that is sure to satisfy the whole fam! 2. Add onion and carrot Creamy Potato and Broccoli Soup

Ground Bison Hummus Bowls

I love hummus – it’s so hearty and adds a wonderful burst of lemony, garlicky flavor with each bite. Using it as the base of this dish is the perfect way for it to soak up the other flavors from the meat, tomatoes, olive oil and pine nuts. Overall, it’s absolutely delicious – a nice Ground Bison Hummus Bowls

Caramelized Pear and Gorgonzola Salad

Pears are one of my favorite fruits – juicy, sweet and slightly tart. Lightly caramelizing them in honey butter takes that delicious sweetness to the next level! Served over a bed of beautiful greens, the buttery pears, creamy gorgonzola cheese and toasty walnuts make this meal a winter delight. Serve this with crusty bread to Caramelized Pear and Gorgonzola Salad

Orange-Maple Walnut Crusted Salmon

Citrus season is in full swing and I love all the juicy oranges and grapefruits available at the store right now. The sweet orange and maple flavor of this walnut topping is the perfect compliment to the fatty salmon. This pairs nicely with salad greens tossed with balsamic vinegar and olive oil or wild rice. Orange-Maple Walnut Crusted Salmon

Banh Mi Turkey Burgers

A Bahn Mi is a delicious hybrid of French and Vietnamese cuisine. This sandwich is a toasted French baguette that is topped with spicy mayo, cucumber, chiles, grilled meat (today I chose turkey burgers, but I also love grilled marinated pork, grilled shrimp or baked tofu as well) and fresh herbs (fresh cilantro and mint Banh Mi Turkey Burgers

Honey Ham and Swiss Sliders

With the holidays in full swing, I like to include some simple dishes on my menu that will please both kids and adults. These sliders are a great way to feed a crowd and you can easily make this recipe with other meats and cheeses as well (for example, roast beef and cheddar). Serve these Honey Ham and Swiss Sliders

Roasted Red Pepper Ciabatta Toasts

Roasted red peppers pack so much flavor and provide a beautiful color for spreads and sauces. These ciabatta toasts soak up the garlicky red pepper sauce and the basil provides the perfect amount of freshness. Serve these as an appetizer or light lunch with a side of leafy greens. If you want to add another Roasted Red Pepper Ciabatta Toasts