Recipe Type: Kid Friendly

Spanish chicken and rice, a dish I grew up eating, is pure comfort food to me. This low-carb version swaps the rice for veggies, 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

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

Chicken and White Bean Enchiladas with Creamy Salsa Verde

Homemade breakfast potatoes made with red potatoes, onions, bell pepper and carrots all on one sheet pan. All you need is some eggs and breakfast is served!

Sheet Pan Home Fries

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!

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

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

Scallop Tostadas

EASY, good-for-you pancakes, loaded with heart-healthy nuts, banana and oats, plus a whole egg – a powerhouse of nutrition. Made with only FOUR ingredients, perfect to make anytime you need to whip up a quick breakfast, and a perfect way to use up those ripe bananas.

4-Ingredient Flourless Banana-Nut Pancakes

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)

Light and fluffy whole wheat pancakes made light!

Whole Wheat Pancakes

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

Hot and cheesy spinach dip, grab a chip, toast or crudites and dig in! Perfect for any gathering, you can double or triple the recipe as needed.

Hot Spinach Dip

This is the soup I crave on nights I want soup with a sandwich (great with grilled cheese or garlic bread!). It's super easy and can be made anytime of the year because it uses canned tomatoes.

Instant Pot Tomato Basil Soup

Chicken breasts stuffed with Sun Dried Tomato Bruschetta, mozzarella and spinach rolled, breaded and baked in the oven. Easy to make, and the chicken comes out so juicy!

Sun Dried Tomato and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Rollatini

Ground beef, cabbage, vegetables and tomatoes, this is the perfect soup to clean out your fridge! And it's super easy to make.

Chunky Beef, Cabbage and Tomato Soup (Instant Pot or Stove Top)

Traditional Mexican green chicken enchiladas, made lighter than the typical restaurant dish served throughout the US. Made with white corn tortillas, poached chicken breasts and a light coating of queso fresco, this dish is satisfying but won’t weigh you down.

Enchiladas Verdes (Green Enchiladas)

Swapping bread for sweet potatoes makes eating a Sloppy Joe so much healthier!

Sloppy Joe Baked Sweet Potatoes

Picadillo is the most requested dish by my kids and it's so easy to make. We love it served over brown rice (or cauliflower rice) with this quick cabbage slaw or a salad on the side.

Instant Pot Picadillo (pressure cooker)

Pulled pork is not just for sandwiches, it's wonderful in this hearty sauce which is perfect over pasta, spaghetti squash or spiralized noodles.

Italian Pulled Pork Ragu (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, Stove)

Almonds, pecans and walnuts are dipped in dark melted chocolate and finished with a touch of sea salt for the tastiest Holiday treats!

Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters with Sea Salt

If you're an enchilada lover like me, you will love these!! Chicken enchiladas are always my dish of choice when I go out for Mexican and this recipe is as good as any recipe you'll find in a restaurant (if not better) only much lighter!

Skinny Chicken Enchiladas

Baked ziti is a favorite comfort dish in my home! Adding spinach is a quick and easy way to get more leafy greens into your family's diet without complaints.

Baked Ziti with Spinach

These stuffed pork chops are SO good, inspired my a meal I had at a local Italian restaurant stuffed with prosciutto, mozzarella and baby spinach then topped with garlic and breadcrumbs.

Stuffed Baked Pork Chops with Prosciutto and Mozzarella

Sweet Potato and Carrot “Tots”

I don't know about you, but for me the ONE thing I crave most on Thanksgiving is the stuffing! Sure, the turkey and gravy are all great too, and yes, even the cranberry sauce. But personally, no Thanksgiving is complete without the homemade stuffing, and this recipe never disappoints!

Chicken Sausage and Herb Stuffing

Delicious, turkey meatballs in a creamy mushroom sauce. A family-friendly dish that is so good over egg noodles or serve them over spiralized butternut squash noodles if you want to lower the carbs.

Turkey Meatball Stroganoff (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker or Stove Top)