Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

This bright, lemony chicken soup is inspired by Greek Avgolemono soup. This rendition is a quicker version made without the traditional egg-lemon mixture, opting for simple lemon juice and fresh spinach instead. Enjoy this aromatic soup as a hearty lunch or have a smaller portion as a starter to a Mediterranean-style entrée like Weeknight Fish … Continued

  • 6 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Calories: 359

Green Goddess Pasta Salad

This pasta salad features Green Goddess dressing, a creamy herb salad dressing. You can find pre-made Green Goddess dressing at the market such as the one by Primal Kitchen, which uses avocado oil. If you prefer homemade dressing from scratch, I like this Easy Green Goddess Dressing from Cookie + Kate that uses plain Greek … Continued

  • 10 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Calories: 234

Fresh Tuna and Cucumber Spring Rolls

Take your favorite poke bowl ingredients and roll them up in a little package to get these Fresh Tuna and Cucumber Spring Rolls. No forks or chop sticks are needed to enjoy this warm weather meal that the whole family will crave. Serve them up with your favorite miso ginger dressing or peanut dipping sauce.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Calories: 376

Antipasto Tuna Salad

Liven up your basic tuna salad with the flavors, textures and colors of pickled and fresh veggies. I like to use Mezzetta Italian Mix Giardiniera in this tuna salad, which you can find at most supermarkets in the pickle and olive section. If you don’t already use plain Greek yogurt instead of mayo to make … Continued

  • 2 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Calories: 208

Butter Lettuce Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

This butter lettuce salad is crisp, refreshing and super flavorful with a zesty homemade dressing. The simple Dijon vinaigrette uses kitchen pantry staples so need for bottled, store-bought salad dressing. Make this salad to serve alongside your meal for an extra serving of veggies.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Calories: 127

Coconut Lime Mung Bean Stew

If you like lentil soup, you will love this mung bean stew. The lime, ginger and coconut milk in it elevates this stew with Thai flavors and delicious aromas. Just like lentils, mung beans are nutritionally dense and bursting with plant-protein. Though they aren’t among the most popular beans in the U.S., you can still … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Calories: 303

Pineapple Tofu Fried Rice

This pineapple tofu fried rice is both savory and sweet.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 60 mins
  • Calories: 375

Pesto Shrimp Pasta with Zoodles

This recipe takes me back to my childhood. Not so much the zoodles, but the smell of fresh basil and tomatoes picked right from the garden.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 18 mins
  • Calories: 380

Mushroom Toast with Herbed Ricotta and Leeks

Leeks have a sweeter, more mild flavor than green onion and smell amazing when they are braising on the stovetop.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Calories: 390

Lentil and Carrot Salad with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

The shining star of this salad is the carrots, but it is much more than a carrot salad.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15-20 mins
  • Calories: 364
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