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Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

These are not your typical restaurant chicken fajitas cooked with too much oil. This version is seasoned with a flavorful bend of spices and baked in the oven for a light and easy one pan meal. Serve them up with your favorite flour tortillas and salsa.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Calories: 465

Creamy Lemon Pasta with Leeks and Spring Peas

When cooked, fresh spring peas or English peas are firm, but slightly tender, sweet and a beautiful bright green. They are really nothing like the canned green peas of your childhood. Actually, my father was so turned off from peas as a child that we never ate them when I was growing up. When I … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Calories: 509

Blackened Salmon Lettuce Cups

This is a quick and delicious salmon recipe with bold flavors and just the right amount of heat. Who doesn’t love a 15 minute meal that allows you to eat with your hands? That’s right, these Blacked Salmon Lettuce Cups are best enjoyed without a fork and knife.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Calories: 366

Nachos Salad

When I first moved to California I tried Have a’ Corn Chips for the first time and they’ve been my favorite ever since. The special ingredient in this Laguna Beach founded tortilla chip brand is soy sauce. A single layer of these chips is the foundation of this nachos-inspired salad.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Calories: 554

Honey Pepper Chicken with Stir-Fry Vegetables

A few years ago my father started beekeeping. I don’t know if there’s any other hobby with such a great learning curve and high propensity to fail as beekeeping. As pollinators, bees play a vital role in our ecosystem and food supply and at the same time they are sadly on the brink of extinction. … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Calories: 313

Quinoa & Veggie Stuffed Portabellas

Mushrooms are often used in vegetarian dishes because they bring umami or earthy, meaty flavor, but without the meat. While mushrooms like portabellas are loaded with nutrients, they are not a good source ofplant-based protein. These portabellas are stuffed with quinoa, a grain that is actually a seed, to boost their protein content for a … Continued

  • 3 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Calories: 284

Yucatan-Style Chicken Quinoa Bowl

This bowl has a little something for everyone. Bowls are great for laid back buffet-style family meals where everyone can assemble their own dinner just how they like it. Don’t be scared off by the long cook and prep times as the slow cooker is doing most of the work and the prep time allows … Continued

  • 6 Servings
  • Prep: 60 mins
  • Cook: 5 hours, 30 mins
  • Calories: 450

Harissa Lamb Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash

This spaghetti and meatballs is, well, nothing like spaghetti and meatballs. Unlike the flavors of the traditional Italian dish that boasts garlic, basil and beef or pork, this recipe contains the North African smoky spice blend Harissa along with mint, lemon zest and lamb. These meatballs have an extra plant boost with fresh mushrooms blended … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30-40 mins
  • Calories: 378

Crock-pot Chicken Salsa Verde

Although I am not about to tell you the whole birth story, my Crock-pot Chicken Salsa takes me right back to that pregnancy.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 6 hours 30 mins
  • Calories: 237

Coconut Curry Tofu and Chickpea Stew

This stew is rich, hearty, flavorful and completely vegan. It uses the Instant Pot, so you can expect it to be super speedy, cooking tofu and cauliflower in mere minutes. If you don’t have an Instant Pot, no need to worry. You can just as easily make this stew on the stove top using a … Continued

  • 8 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: approximately 30 mins
  • Calories: 332
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