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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

This chicken and shrimp laap or larp is a Laotian version of lettuce wraps. It's low-carb, Paleo-friendly, Whole 30 approved, loaded with flavor and so fast and easy to make!

Chicken and Shrimp Laap (Larb)

Cedar Plank Spice-Rubbed Salmon is a wonderful salmon dish made on a cedar plank topped with a brown sugar spice rub.

Cedar Plank Spice-Rubbed Salmon

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 salad, 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

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 healthy salmon and lemon kebabs are delicious and easy to make, loaded with omega 3s in every bite! Seasoned with fresh herbs, lemon, and spices and grilled to perfection.

Grilled Salmon Kebabs

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

Ahi Tuna Watermelon Salad

King Crab fried rice is one of my favorite dishes we often order when dining at a local Japanese restaurant. Every time I order it, I always say I'm going to try this with riced cauliflower, so finally I did and it was SO good!

King Crab Cauliflower Fried “Rice”

These lobster tacos are made with steamed chunks of lobster meat, avocado and pico de gallo, topped with a spicy poblano crema. If you want to step up your fish taco game, you need these in your life!

Union Cantina Lobster Tacos

Chicken and Mushrooms in a Garlic White Wine Sauce is a great-tasting, 20-minute dish, perfect for busy weeknights! We like it served with brown rice, pasta, quinoa or farro on the side, or a serve it with roasted veggies and a salad.

Chicken and Mushrooms in a Garlic White Wine Sauce

A classic Cobb salad with a light summer twist. If you live on the coast like me and have access to fresh lobster, this salad is a must! If you’re worried about cooking a live lobster, many seafood stores will steam it for you. Crab or shrimp would also make an excellent substitution.

Lobster Cobb Salad

These low-carb stuffed turkey taco zucchini boats are so easy, a fun twist on taco night!

Taco Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Grilled Chicken Bruschetta is a summer staple in my house! Made with juicy tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, red onion, garlic and balsamic, it turns plain grilled chicken into a delicious weeknight meal in minutes!

Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

These baked Turkey Enchilada Stuffed Poblanos Rellenos are peppers stuffed with a flavorful ground turkey filling, topped with my homemade enchilada sauce and cheese. 

Turkey Enchilada Stuffed Poblanos Rellenos

These low-carb Enchilada Chicken Roll-Ups give you authentic enchilada flavor without all the work, calories or fat. And you won’t even miss the tortillas!

Enchilada Chicken Roll-Ups

Turmeric Braised Chicken with Golden Beets and Leeks is a flavorful dish layered with vegetables and spices, covered with wine and baked in a casserole dish.

Turmeric Braised Chicken with Golden Beets and Leeks

This easy Baked Pesto Chicken is a fast chicken dish made with skinless chicken breasts, pesto, tomatoes, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. You can make this in the oven, or make it outside on the grill!

Baked Pesto Chicken

Dust off that waffle machine to make these fast and delicious Waffled Crab Cakes! This is so genius you're going to wonder why you haven't thought of this sooner. The crab cakes cook perfectly in the center, with golden edges in less than 3 minutes! And you get perfect little square pockets to hold the lemon juice or tartar sauce.

Waffled Crab Cakes

Grilled Chicken Salad with Strawberries and Spinach is made with creamy goat cheese and a white balsamic dressing, but this would also be great with Feta cheese and if you want to add more protein, or skip the cheese add walnuts or slivered almonds.

Grilled Chicken Salad with Strawberries and Spinach

One Pan Parmesan-Crusted Chicken with Broccoli is so easy and tasty – and the best part, made all on one sheet pan which means easy clean up!

One Pan Parmesan-Crusted Chicken with Broccoli

I adapted my original turkey burger recipe and added fresh oregano and Feta cheese to the burgers. Then I made a simple Greek salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion and a package of Salad Savors and the results were outstanding! I'll be making these all summer.

Naked Greek Feta-Zucchini Turkey Burgers

Baked Shrimp Taquitos are so much lighter and healthier than frying, and they come out perfect and crisp! The shrimp filling is SO good you'll be tempted to eat it before you roll them up. I plan on making the filling again to use for shrimp tacos this week!

Baked Shrimp Taquitos

Asian Peanut Noodles with Chicken, Lightened Up is delicious, made with stir fried chicken strips, rice noodles, scallions, carrots, broccoli slaw, bean sprouts in a spicy peanut sauce. A winning combination of spicy, crunchy, sweet and salty will tantalize your taste buds.

Asian Peanut Noodles with Chicken – Lightened Up

Skillet Cheesy Chicken and Veggie "Rice" made with riced broccoli and cauliflower, sauteed chicken and cheddar cheese. It's so fast and easy to make!

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