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Crunchy Veg Wrap with Butternut Squash Hummus

Crunchy Veg Wraps with Butternut Squash Hummus

Step up your lunch or dinner sandwich game with wraps! It seems so simple, but serving my kids' wraps instead of sandwich bread gets them really excited. These Veg Wraps feature Butternut Squash Hummus to make things a little more…

Vinaigrette Using Leftover Herbs

Vinaigrette to Use Up Leftover Herbs

I love fresh herbs because they're an easy and cheap way to make almost anything taste better. What I don't love is food waste. To save fresh herbs from perishing in the crisper, I'll whir them into a simple vinaigrette…

Thai Peanut Chicken Salad

Thai Peanut Chicken Salad

When people ask me how to simplify dinner, I have a handful of go-to suggestions, one of which is to follow this formula: complex carb + vegetable(s) + protein + optional flavor booster (sauce, dip or dressing). Dinner doesn’t need…

Small-Batch Vegetable Tian with Potatoes, Tomatoes, Summer Squash

Small-Batch Vegetable Tian

What can you do with a couple summer squash, some random potatoes and a tomato or two? Make this Small-Batch Vegetable Tian, a fun and beautiful spin on everyday roasted vegetables! It's simple to assemble and pairs well with any…

Roasted Spring Vegetable Burrito

Roasted Spring Vegetable Burritos

I often write Tex-Mex inspired meals into our weeknight meal plan (they always go over well with the kids), so here’s a fun way to switch things up a bit to celebrate spring vegetables. These Roasted Spring Vegetable Burritos showcase…

Bowl filled with black bean soup, topped with diced avocado

Super Quick Black Bean Soup

Canned black beans, refried beans and tomatoes with green chilis transform into a quick and easy black bean soup. Customize the seasoning with whatever you've got on hand, like chili powder, ground cumin and oregano. Brighten it up with a…

Asparagus Chicken Pasta with Parsley Pesto

Asparagus Chicken Banza Pasta with Parsley Pesto

Asparagus is one of my favorite spring vegetables because it’s quick to prep, quick to cook and full of nutrients. We often enjoy it as a simple roasted side dish, but I love it incorporated into pasta. This recipe calls…

Easy No Peel Fresh Tomato Sauce

Easy No-Peel Fresh Tomato Sauce

If you find yourself with fresh tomatoes on their last legs, avoid pitching them and instead roast and blend them into a quick sauce. While the purists may disagree, I don't remove the skins or the seeds in this version.…

Leftover Corned Beef Hash

Leftover Corned Beef Hash

A classic corned beef dinner is one of the few meals my husband requests every year to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. While we all love the roast served traditionally with boiled potatoes and cabbage, we’re even bigger fans of the…

Eggplant Falafel Salad Bowls with Tahini Sauce

Eggplant Falafel Bowls

Roasted eggplant is delicious in its own right, but why not incorporate it into into falafel (along with roasted garlic and onion) for a fun spin on this nutritious plant-based protein option. For a kid-friendly version, serve the falafel with sliced…

Creamy Lemon Chicken Baked Ziti

Creamy Lemon Chicken Baked Ziti

A spin on the classic, this Creamy Lemon Chicken Baked Ziti calls for prepared Alfredo sauce instead of red sauce and is brightened up with lots of lemon zest and fresh spinach. Adding shredded rotisserie chicken breast (leftover cooked chicken…

Bowl filled with vegetables, rice noodles, crispy tofu and tamarind dipping sauce

Spring Roll in a Bowl

Spring rolls are really simple to make, but they’re not something I want to prepare on a weeknight. Instead, I skip the rice paper wrapper, toss all ingredients into a bowl and use a simple dipping sauce as the dressing.…