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One Pan Salsa Chicken and Rice

One Pan Salsa Chicken and Rice

A spin on one of our favorite weeknight staple meals, baked chicken and rice, this One Pan Salsa Chicken and Rice is made with Tex-Mex spices and salsa. Think of it like cheater Arroz con Pollo. Even better, though? Under…

Cajun Red Beans and Rice

Cajun Red Beans and Rice

Kidney beans were the first beans I ever ate. Growing up we ate them in green salads and I always thought it was so funny that they were named after an organ. While I still love them in salads, my…

Quick Red Lentil Coconut Curry with Spinach

Quick Red Lentil Coconut Curry (Stove and InstantPot)

Tender and creamy in under 15 minutes, red lentils are the ultimate weeknight legume. I love them in any type of curry, especially paired with coconut milk. Aside from chopping cilantro, this recipe requires zero prep. Using red curry paste…

Italian Tuna Melts

Italian Tuna Melts with Tomato and Basil

My kids always surprise me when I serve these Italian Tuna Melts and they gobble them up, usually asking for seconds (as long as I haven't added tomato to theirs!). This is a staple pantry recipe in our home and…

Golden Cauliflower Bowls with Lemon Parsley Vinaigrette

Golden Cauliflower Bowls w/ Lemon Parsley Vinaigrette

Cauliflower and chickpeas are seasoned and roasted with warm spices and lemon zest in these meal-prep-friendly high-protein vegan dinner (or lunch!) bowls. Served with fresh baby spinach, quinoa, and a bright lemon parsley vinaigrette, you've never met a more satisfying…

One Pot Taco Pasta

One Pot Taco Pasta

Nothing beats taco or pasta night, unless it's taco pasta night. This One Pot Taco Pasta begins and ends with one pan (which ups your odds of convincing someone else to do the dishes). Saute ground beef (or turkey) along…

Leftover Chili Baked Eggs

Leftover Chili Baked Eggs

Stretch the last of the beef or vegetarian chili into a delicious new dinner by dropping in a few eggs. Leftover Chili Baked Eggs is the ideal "breakfast for dinner" situation and ready in about 15 minutes. Serve it topped…

Linguine with Easy Clam Sauce

Linguini with Easy Clam Sauce

When you're stuck in the middle of February (or any month not ending in "r") and craving clams, enter our favorite Linguini with Easy Clam Sauce. This weeknight-friendly pasta is made with canned wild clams and brightened up with a…

Perfect Quinoa for Meal Prep

Perfect Quinoa for Meal Prep (or anytime!)

A batch of cooked quinoa comes in handy for quick work lunches or dinner sides during the week. It’s a great alternative to rice and can be served warm as a base for bowl meals or kept cold and tossed into salads. Unlike brown rice, quinoa cooks up in about 15 minutes. A batch will keep for at least 5 days in the fridge.

Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

Smokey Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

I am quick to rely on canned black beans for weeknight chili, veggie burgers, and our favorite huevos racheros hack, but thanks to the slow cooker I can also bust out a super flavorful, nearly foolproof, zero-prep-required smokey black bean…

Vegan Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Creamy Chickpea Salad

Give chicken (or tuna or egg) a run for its money with this vegan spin on classic creamy chicken salad. This recipe is a pinch hitter for last minute dinners when you're running low on proteins, but delicious in it's…

Smoked Salmon Cobb Salad with Everything Bagel Vinaigrette

Smoked Salmon Cobb with Everything Bagel Vinaigrette

Everything Bagel-style seasoning blends have been trending for the last few years. It's a mainstay in our pantry and the perfect topper for avocado toast or eggs, but I also discovered it works great to season salad dressings (it contains all…