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 may just fool them into thinking it’s Sunday night dinner. I’ll let you tell them […]
Easy Everyday Pork Lettuce Wraps
This is really the only time my boys get excited about lettuce on the menu. These everyday go-to Pork Lettuce Wraps are totally adaptable to whatever vegetables lurk in the crisper drawer, or sub in frozen mixed vegetables in a pinch. This filling is mild and perfect for kids, but you can kick up the […]
Leftover Pulled Pork Tostadas
Looking for a way to stretch what’s left of the pulled pork (or chicken, or beef)? You know, when there’s enough for about 2 sandwiches and you’ve got a brood of hungry boys to feed before they finish the entire bag of Goldfish crackers? Here’s your answer. Leftover Pulled Pork Tostadas. Dinner problem solved.
Sausage, Kale & Tortellini Soup
Dropping some chopped greens into a hearty, pasta-heavy soup like this Sausage, Kale and Tortellini Soup is an easy way to sneak a few more dark leafies into your kids’ bowls. Simmering kale in broth reduces its bitterness and makes them tender quickly. And there is something so satisfying about the combination of sausage and […]
Moroccan Pork Tenderloin & Carrots
This Moroccan Pork Tenderloin is the love child of my favorite cooking methods for flavor (roasting) and sanity (one pan). The spice rub is warm and exotic, but not enough to overwhelm kiddo tastebuds. Baby carrots work in a pinch. Serve as-is, or stretch it out with couscous and a simple salad.