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Skillet Cheesy Chicken and Veggie "Rice" made with riced broccoli and cauliflower, sauteed chicken and cheddar cheese. I whipped this up for dinner the other night and my daughter loved it! It's so fast and easy to make I knew I had to share.

Skillet Cheesy Chicken and Veggie “Rice”

Whenever I make a ham, I always save the ham bone for this delicious pressure cooker Split Pea Soup with Ham recipe.

Pressure Cooker Split Pea Soup with Ham

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Orange, Endive, Baby Arugula and Radicchio

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Orange, Endive, Baby Arugula and Radicchio

Cauliflower Fried "Rice" with Leftover Ham is a great way to use up that leftover ham from the Holidays, made with riced cauliflower in place of rice to make it low-carb – delicious!

Cauliflower Fried “Rice” with Leftover Ham

Skillet Chicken and Broccoli Veggie Tot Pie is the ultimate fast and easy, family-friendly, one-pan comfort dish! Made in a skillet with chicken breast, celery, carrots, and broccoli, then finished in the oven with broccoli and cheese veggie tots.

Skillet Chicken and Broccoli Veggie Tot Pie

Apricot-Rum Glazed Spiral Ham is perfect for the Holidays, and easy since the ham is already cooked you're basically just heating it up and adding your own glaze.

Apricot-Rum Glazed Spiral Ham

Braised Cubed Steak with Peppers, Onions and Olives is a flavorful, cheap, family-friendly dish you can make in the Instant Pot, Slow Cooker or stove-top.

Cubed Steak with Peppers and Olives (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker and Stove-Top)

Cajun Shrimp foil packets are so easy to make, anyone can do it! Spicy shrimp seasoned with Cajun spices, Andouille sausage, and rainbow colored vegetables are baked together in foil pouches. They are fast and easy to make, and can be made ahead and kept in your freezer. When you're ready to cook them, just pop them in the oven – perfect for busy weeknights!

Cajun Shrimp in Foil

Shoyu Ahi Poke is the traditional Hawaiian dish of raw fish seasoned with soy sauce and sesame oil.

Shoyu Ahi Poke

Skillet Cauliflower "Arroz" Con Pollo (Spanish chicken and rice) uses cauliflower rice as a low-carb swap, which means larger portions with 85% less calories than rice!

Skillet Cauliflower “Arroz” Con Pollo

When it's chicken and noodle soup my family craves, we love this easy homemade chicken soup, loaded with chicken, veggies and our favorite pasta shape – Acini di Pepe.

Chicken Soup with Spinach and Whole Wheat Acini di Pepe

One of my favorite ways to make shrimp is roasted in the oven, it comes out tender and flavorful every time! I added some of our favorite vegetables to make it a ONE-pan meal, and we loved it! A quick and EASY low-carb dish with tons of flavor, ready in under 3o minutes start to finish.

Sheet Pan Shrimp with Broccolini and Tomatoes

These simple and tasty black beans, flavored with bacon, onion, garlic, poblano and lots of spices, have smoky yet mild taste that pair well with lots of dishes.

Instant Pot Rock Creek Ranch Black Beans

White beans, shredded chicken, green chiles, sour cream and cheese – need I say more?

Chicken and White Bean Enchiladas with Creamy Salsa Verde

am I the only one obsessed with sheet-pan dinners? I mean, what’s easier than tossing everything with balsamic and herbs and throwing it in the oven for 20 minutes!

Sheet Pan Balsamic-Herb Chicken and Vegetables

Set it and forget it with this easy slow cooker sandwich recipe. Top round roast, bell peppers, pepperoncini, garlic and dried herbs slow cooked all day then shredded and served on whole wheat Italian bread or rolls with melted provolone.

Slow Cooker Italian Beef Hoagies – Our First Meal in Our New Home!

These light, pan-seared shrimp cakes are moist and tender, covered in a crisp panko crust. Serve them with a crisp green salad to make it a meal.

Shrimp Cakes

Chicken braised in vinegar and soy sauce with lots of garlic. As this simmers, your kitchen will be filled with an intoxicating sweet and sour aroma that will leave you anxious to eat.

Filipino Adobo Chicken

Sweet and spicy, these juicy skinless tamarind-glazed chicken thighs are easy to make and are perfect served with crisp lettuce on the side.

Sticky Tamarind Chicken with Crisp Lettuce

A quick, flavorful Vietnamese-inspired nood-less pho subs zucchini for rice noodles. So easy, the steak is sliced thin and cooks less than a minute in the ginger-garlic beef broth. Top this with fresh lime, basil, cilantro, jalapeno and scallions and you have one tasty soup!

Asian Beef Zoodle Soup (Whole30)

Move over tacos, these scallop tostadas are SO good and they’re ready in less than 20 minutes!

Scallop Tostadas

Chicken breasts cooked in a skillet with green olives, lemon and fresh herbs.

Skillet Lemon Chicken with Olives and Herbs

Quick and easy stuffed cabbage – without all the work! I love stuffed cabbage, it reminds me of my childhood (a staple in my home growing up), but they can be a bit time consuming. I came up with the idea to chop the cabbage and turn them into bowls instead and they came out so good! My husband RAVED, these are a keeper.

Un-stuffed Cabbage Bowls (Instant Pot or Stove Top)

These turkey meatballs are seasoned with ginger and spices and finished with a sweet and spicy, gochujang glaze. These are great as an appetizer or serve them with brown rice to make them a meal.

Asian Turkey Meatballs with Gochujang Glaze

Mini burgers with bacon, layered on a bamboo skewer with lettuce, tomatoes and pickles! Who can resist your favorite foods on a stick – not me! These burger bites make the perfect low-carb appetizer to please everyone from age six to age sixty, just set out some ketchup and mustard for dipping and watch them disappear.

Burger Bites

Loaded mini bell pepper nachos – game changer!! These low-carb nachos are loaded with turkey taco meat, cheese and all your favorite nacho toppings!

Mini Bell Pepper Loaded Turkey “Nachos”

Traditional Eggs Benedict are made with Hollandaise sauce, but I prefer to skip the Hollandaise which shaves off about 200 calories, the egg yolks are perfectly silky on their own!

Crab Cakes Benedict with Avocado Relish