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Potsticker Salad

Potsticker Salad

20-minute dinner PSA! I have been making a version of this Potsticker Salad since our pre-kid days and it's still a weeknight dinner rotation regular. To cut down on prep, opt for pre-cut matchstick carrots and ready-to-eat bagged sugar snap…

4 Ingredient Tomato Pesto Chicken

4-Ingredient Tomato Pesto Chicken

Have a meal on the table in minutes with this 20-minute, 4-ingredient Tomato Pesto Chicken, which calls for one of my favorite weeknight shortcuts – store-bought pesto. We like to eat this over whole wheat orzo (tossed in a little…

Lemon-Herb Dry Rub for Pork Tenderloin and Easy Pan Sauce

Lemon-Herb Rub for Pork Tenderloin + Easy Pan Sauce

One of my favorite cuts of meat for weeknight cooking is the pork tenderloin because it can be on the table in about 30 minutes. With a bold dry rub, quick sear, short roast, and no-fail pan sauce, this recipe…

Lentil Tacos

15-Minute Lentil Taco “Meat”

There are a lot of food impersonators out there – sweet potato as toast, coconut as bacon, carrots as smoked salmon. While I can't say the majority of them appeal to me (toast is toast), there are a few I'll…

Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

Chicken Parm Meatballs

As much as I hate handling raw ground chicken (I mean, does anyone?), I'll sacrifice for the sake of these quick and easy Chicken Parm Meatballs. Keep things traditional and boil some pasta, or keep things easy and tuck these…

Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I'll say it again. This is my favorite way to stretch leftover chili, sloppy joes, taco filling or lettuce wrap stuffing when there's not quite enough leftovers to go around. If you don't know where to start with meal prepping,…

One Pan Quinoa with Chicken Sausage and Kale

One Pan Quinoa with Chicken Sausage and Kale

This, friends, is the ultimate one pan meal. Every box is checked — high-fiber carbs, protein, greens. But the best part? Minimal prep. Aside from slicing chicken sausage (and chopping kale if you don't buy bagged, pre-chopped), this is a…

Black Bean Sweet Potato Burgers

Pantry Recipe: Black Bean Sweet Potato Burgers

A sweet potato, can of black beans, oats and a handful of basic spices become the simplest midweek veg burger you've ever made. These Black Bean Sweet Potato Burgers were birthed out of a moment of dinner desperation and saved…

Weeknight Chicken Parmesan

Weeknight Chicken Parmesan

Nothing says weekend like Chicken Parmesan, except this one comes together without a lot of fuss on a Monday or Tuesday in one pan and in 30 minutes. You can serve this with pasta, but if I'm not up for…

Sweet and Savory Roasted Carrots and Brussels sprouts

Sweet & Savory Roasted Carrots and Brussels Sprouts

You've seen this combo around these parts before. Hey, if it ain't broke. Roasted is my favorite way to eat both of these vegetables. A bit of real maple syrup enhances the natural sweetness of the carrots and mellows out…

Greek Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Greek Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

I really started enjoying spaghetti squash when I stopped believing its purpose on this planet was to replace pasta (because when you want pasta, only pasta will deliver). It's delicious in its own right, especially topped with saucy Mediterranean-style chickpeas…

Turmeric Lentil and Greens Soup

Nourishing Lentil and Greens Soup with Turmeric

Write this one in on those weeks when everyone could use a little antioxidant, anti-inflammatory pick me up. Prep the vegetables up to 4 days in advance and this comes together in about 45 minutes on a weeknight. Or make…