Recipes

One of my favorite ways to make grilled steak in the summer is topped with fresh chopped tomatoes, red onion, balsamic and oil. It's fresh and a great way to enjoy those end-of-summer tomatoes!

Grilled Steak With Tomatoes, Red Onion and Balsamic

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 89)

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 89)

This Cubano Chicken Roll Up idea came to me after having a serious pickle craving! I wanted to make a hot dish utilizing dill pickles in some way and decided to stuff a chicken breast with everything you'd normally find in a Cuban Sandwich – pickles, mustard, Swiss, and ham. But I took it a step further and brined the cutlets overnight in pickle juice for extra flavor, the results were outstanding!!!

Cubano Chicken (Pickle, Ham and Swiss Chicken Roll Ups)

These Chipotle Chicken Bowls with Cilantro Lime Quinoa are so easy to make and have tons of flavor! I like to make them with chicken thighs but if you prefer white meat, chicken breast would work too. Extra limes for squeezing on top are recommended!

(Instant Pot) Chipotle Chicken Bowls with Cilantro Lime Quinoa

These Stuffed Zucchinis, which are low-carb, Whole30, Keto, gluten-free, dairy-free and Paleo, are inspired from a Colombian dish, Pepino Rellenos which I fell in love with when I was there many years ago.

Colombian-Style Zucchini Rellenos

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 88). Adding some easy meals to the list plus one of my family's favorite – Breaded Pork Cutlets with Lime. If you haven't tried this I highly recommend it! If you don't eat pork, chicken would work. And with so much basil still in my garden, we LOVE the tomato soup, hope you do too!

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 88)

This Garlic and Herb Grilled Chicken and Veggie recipe checks off all the boxes – quick, easy, delicious and low-carb!

Grilled Garlic and Herb Chicken and Veggies

My weeknights are pretty hectic and my dinners are usually quick meals I can make in under 30 minutes. This is a quick Greek inspired chicken dish and a great way to make boneless chicken thighs. I'm sure chicken breast would work well with this too. Perfect with some fresh lemon and a Greek salad on the side.

Chicken Thighs with Artichoke Hearts and Feta Cheese

These easy Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus can be grilled outside or indoors if you have a grill pan! Perfect as a side dish, or as an appetizer (makes a great addition to your charcuterie platter!)

Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 87)

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 87)

A quick shrimp stew cooked in a tomato coconut broth with a hint of lime and cilantro. Simple enough to make for a weekday dinner yet sophisticated enough to serve to company. Serve with a little brown basmati rice to soak up the broth.

Garlic Shrimp in Coconut Milk, Tomatoes and Cilantro

Pepper steak is quick, easy and perfect to whip up any night of the week. Strips of beef and bell peppers are stir fried in a wok to create a delicious main dish, ready in no time! I love it with brown rice, but cauliflower rice would also be great on the side.

Pepper Steak

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 86). I am traveling abroad this week for a family wedding, but I made sure you leave you with a plan before I go! Hope everyone enjoys!

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 86)

One bite of this Balsamic Roasted Veggie and White Bean Pasta and you'll want to make it all summer long! It's LOADED with veggies in every bite and finished with pesto and white beans. Roasted zucchini, yellow squash, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, red onion, mushrooms, peppers, and broccoli – SO good, and picky husband approved!

Balsamic Roasted Veggie and White Bean Pasta

I've created a lightened up, dairy-free Chicken Tikka Masala with Cauliflower and Peas in the Instant Pot to satisfy my craving for Indian food! This mild curry is made with boneless chicken thighs cooked in a tomato base, with lots of spices and coconut milk. You can serve this with garlic naan or basmati rice on the side (cauliflower rice would work too to keep it low carb!)

Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala with Cauliflower and Peas

Laap (also known as Larb) is regarded as the "unofficial" national dish of Laos. It's made with many different minced meats including duck, pork, turkey but I really love this combination of chicken and shrimp. It's low-carb, Paleo-friendly, Whole 30 approved, loaded with flavor and so fast and easy to make!

Chicken and Shrimp Laap (Larb)

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 85)

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 85)

Grilled chicken breast, zucchini, red peppers and asparagus topped with a honey balsamic dressing – this is SO good, I know you'll be making this all summer and nothing beats an easy summer dish made entirely on the grill so you don't have to heat up your kitchen!

Honey Balsamic Grilled Chicken and Vegetables

This panko-and-sesame crusted seared tuna on a bed of arugula and spinach, all topped with a wasabi butter sauce, takes Japanese food to whole new level!

Seared Tuna Salad with Wasabi Butter Sauce

This pasta dish just screams summer! A quick dish made with homemade Cavatelli pasta, (can be purchased fresh or frozen in any Italian specialty store) cherry tomatoes, zucchini, corn and marinara. Perfect to whip up on busy weeknights as this dish comes together in less than 20 minutes.

Summer Cavatelli with Corn, Tomatoes and Zucchini

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 84)

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 84)

Orecchiette Pasta with Chicken Sausage and Broccoli is one of my favorite weeknight pasta dishes, a real crowd-pleaser, and my husband even goes back for seconds. This is the only way I can get Madison to eat broccoli, I cook the pasta and broccoli at the same time all in the same pot, which creates a pesto-like broccoli sauce the kids can't pick out (trust me, it's so good!).

Orecchiette Pasta with Chicken Sausage and Broccoli

Zucchini Rollatini is low-carb and delicious! Made with strips of grilled zucchini stuffed with a basil-cheese filling, then rolled and topped with marinara, mozzarella and baked in the oven until the cheese is hot and melted.

Zucchini Rollatini

Grilled salmon is so easy to make with this foolproof method, you'll be grilling it outdoors all summer long! Topped with this fresh avocado bruschetta, this dish just screams summer!

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Bruschetta

These lovely grilled salmon and lemon kabobs are delicious and easy to make – with mega omegas in every bite! Seasoned with fresh herbs, lemon, and spices and grilled to perfection.

Grilled Salmon Kebabs

Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 83)

Juicy watermelon and soy-marinated Ahi tuna with cucumbers makes a delicious, light, summer appetizer or first course when you need a dish to impress!

Hampton’s Ahi Tuna Watermelon Salad and Our Hampton’s Weekend Recap