Pineapple Shrimp Stir Fry

Pineapple shrimp is a delicious combination of sweet pineapple, red peppers and broccoli. This dish is light, sweet, healthy and very quick to make. I am constantly trying to find something that my whole family will enjoy, but that is also easy to prepare. This is always a hit as a weeknight meal or when…

Eggroll in a bowl

I love chinese takeout but it’s not always the healthiest option. This eggroll in a bowl is a low fat way to enjoy your favorite Chinese takeout without the guilt. It has the flavors of an eggroll, without the deep fried wrapper. This light, quick, one pan meal is one that you will want to…

Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri is an herb based condiment that originated in Argentina. A traditional Argentinian chimichurri is made with only parsley and dry oregano, but I love the addition of fresh cilantro. It is usually served alongside grilled proteins, such as steak, chicken and pork. I also like to serve it with grilled fish. It is incredibly…

Grilled Eggplant with Tomatoes and Mozzarella

This oven roasted eggplant recipe is quick, easy and full of flavor. Roasting eggplant is a great way to get tender delicious eggplant, without the extra calories and mess of frying it. I like to use fresh mozzarella, but you can try it with any soft cheese. I suggest serving this immediately out of the…

Arugula and Strawberry Salad

Fruit on a salad seems to scream warm weather is here! Light and fresh, this salad is perfect on its own, or topped with any grilled protein. This salad is great to serve as a lighter side during BBQ season and is definitely a crowd pleaser. If you don’t have pine nuts, feel free to…

Sweet Potato Toasts

Who needs bread when you can have sweet potato toast! It’s very simple to make and can be topped with virtually anything you like. This is my favorite combination of flavors but the sky’s the limit when it comes to sweet potato toast. They are healthy and delicious and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch…

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

Everyone has a box of their favorite pancake mix in their pantry. It is easy and quick, which is why people tend to use that instead of making their own pancake batter. What people don’t necessarily know, is how easy it is to make a fluffy, golden, restaurant quality pancake. These buttermilk pancakes are super…

Lemon Raspberry Shortbread Cookies

These heart shaped cookies are the perfect Valentine’s Day treat. There are two layers of buttery lemon shortbread, filled with sweet raspberry jam, topped with white chocolate. This combination of sweet and tart cannot be beat. These cookies may look hard to make, but are super easy. You can also just make the lemon shortbread…

Roasted Cauliflower with Harissa Sauce

Cauliflower has always been a difficult vegetable to cook in my house. I am literally the only one who would eat it, until now. I made this cauliflower, and showed it to my husband. Needless to say he was less than enthused to see a large bowl of cauliflower. I asked him to try one…