Peanut Noodles

If you are looking for a quick and simple recipe that is packed full of flavor, look no further. I like to make these noodles as a side when guests come over, and there has never been a single noodle left in the bowl. This is most definitely a crowd pleaser, as well as a…

Chilled Cucumber Soup

When it is really warm outside, all I seem to crave is something cold and refreshing. This cucumber soup is no cook, easy, refreshing and incredibly delicious. Growing up, my mother would make this every summer when it got really warm outside. She would serve it to guests and they would always be blown away…

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…

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…

Orzo Salad

If you are looking for something quick and delicious, then this orzo salad is for you. It is perfect to make year- round. Full of flavor, fresh and light, it is great as a side with any protein or as a meal on its own. Feel free to add more cranberries and feta if you…