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Moroccan Mussels and Chickpeas in Spiced Tomato Broth

Moroccan Mussels with Chickpeas

With a handful of ingredients and about 15 minutes, you can prepare a show-stopping seafood dinner worthy of a special occasion any night of the week! I’m combining a jar of prepared shakshuka sauce – a spiced Moroccan-style tomato sauce – with vegetable stock to create a bold, delicious broth in minutes. Trust me, you’re […]

Cheese tortellini with roasted red pepper pesto and spinach

Tortellini with Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Swap in a jar of roasted red bell peppers for basil in this 20-minute weeknight-friendly pasta dish. Be sure to drain and rinse the red peppers to remove the brine (which can be a little too tangy). For an easy protein boost, top this garlicky tortellini with leftover roasted chicken or stir in a can […]

Sheet pan with acorn squash rings around cooked eggs

Squash Egg-in-a-Hole

For an autumnal spin on the classic egg-in-a-hole, try this. It’s great for breakfast-for-dinner night (or weekend brunch) and only requires about 5 minutes of hands-on time. Small to medium acorn squash work best. I’m suggesting you top these with “everything bagel” seasoning at the end, but good old salt and pepper works, too. Serve […]

Two bowls of cabbage roll soup with wild rice on a gray backdrop

Cabbage Roll Soup with Wild Rice

You can forget about making a filling, rolling it into cabbage leaves, and an hours-long simmer! This Cabbage Roll Soup with Wild Rice delivers all the flavor and nostalgia of the classic comfort food in a fraction of the time and without all the work. If you can’t find meatloaf mix (a combo of beef, pork […]

A small saucepan filled with fluffy coconut rice on a gray back drop

Perfect Coconut Rice

If you’re looking for a coconut rice recipe that is perfectly balanced and not too coconut-y, this is the one. It cooks up perfectly in about 20 minutes and pairs really well with Asian-style dishes, like stir-fries and curries. Be sure to use light coconut milk which keeps the flavor mild and the rice fluffy, […]

A large salad bowl with kale and greens topped with two curried pumpkin bean burgers and tahini sauce

Pantry Recipe: Curried Pumpkin Bean Burgers

If you’re one to stock up on canned pumpkin during the fall months, you likely have everything on-hand to make these quick and easy weeknight veggie burgers. Be sure to use 100% canned pumpkin, not pumpkin pie filling. These burgers are warmly spiced and savory thanks to a bit of curry powder. Serve them on […]