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Leftover picadillo and brown rice makes a super easy second meal, all in the CrockPot. Stuffed peppers topped with melted cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese and you'll have a delicious dinner without much fuss -a complete meal-in-one.

CrockPot Picadillo Stuffed Peppers

Picadillo, a flavorful Cuban dish made with ground beef and a sauce made from simmering tomatoes, green olives, bell peppers, cumin, and spices is one of my family's favorite weeknight meals.

Crock Pot Picadillo

Roasted spaghetti squashed topped with marinara sauce, grilled chicken, melted mozzarella and some fresh basil. I had a hard time naming this one, but I think you get the point.

Cheesy Baked Spaghetti Squash Boats with Grilled Chicken

Slow cooker shredded chicken with corn, tomatoes and black beans. Prep this the night before and turn your crock pot on in the morning for an easy weeknight meal.

Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken

Penne pasta tossed with sauteed brussels sprouts and a quick meat ragu using lean ground turkey and just enough hot Italian pork sausage to enhance the flavor of the sauce. A hearty pasta dish for a crisp Autumn day.

Penne Pasta with Brussels Sprouts In a Ragu

Shepherd's pie filled with ground turkey sautéed with mixed vegetables, sliced mushrooms and fresh herbs with a savory garlic sweet potato topping. Comfort food without the guilt!

Turkey Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

These mushroom kale lasagna rolls are delicious and make perfectly portioned meals and I can't think of a better way to eat kale!

Mushroom Kale Lasagna Rolls

Slow Cooker Pork and Green Chili Stew – Chunks of lean pork, slow cooked in the crock pot with tomatoes, green chiles and jalapeño for a delicious weeknight stew meal with a little bit of heat!

Slow Cooker Pork and Green Chili Stew

Santa Fe Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Santa Fe Turkey Stuffed Peppers

By replacing the lasagna noodles with thin sliced zucchini you can create a delicious, lower carb (gluten-free) lasagna that's loaded with vegetables, and you won't miss the pasta!

Zucchini Lasagna Recipe

A quick and easy meal, perfect for Meatless Mondays! A stroganoff of Shiitake, Baby Portabella and Cremini mushrooms with noodles in a light creamy sauce.

Mushroom Stroganoff

Beef Barley Soup – A comforting hearty bowl of soup made with carrots, celery, onions, lean beef and pearl barley.

Beef Barley Soup

Cheesy baked pasta made with Italian chicken sausage, mozzarella, ricotta, Pecorino Romano and spinach (but don't worry, no one will care about the green stuff). Perfect to feed a hungry family!

Baked Pasta with Sausage and Spinach

Escarole Soup with Turkey Meatballs (Italian Wedding Soup) is a delicious, easy, one-pot meal!

Escarole Soup with Turkey Meatballs (Italian Wedding Soup)

Lean Italian chicken sausage with summer bell peppers and zucchini sauteed with baby red potatoes and fresh herbs for a quick one pot meal.

Summer Vegetables with Sausage and Potatoes

Buffalo Chicken breast stuffed with cheese, shredded carrots and minced celery, then rolled, breaded, baked and drizzled with hot sauce. Sound enticing? It should be, this is good stuff!

Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Breasts

This warm pasta salad is big on summer vegetables, corn and zucchini, with a small kick of red pepper. A great sub to potato salad and a perfect meatless entree or side dish for your next picnic or family potluck.

Warm Pasta Salad with Corn and Zucchini

Mom's Spanish chicken and rice, otherwise known as arroz con pollo is a delicious one pot meal the whole family will love.

Mom’s Spanish Chicken and Rice

One bite of this spicy black bean burger with spicy chipotle mayo and creamy avocado and you won't miss the meat! Yes, these were good enough to please even the adult carnivore's in my home (a bit too spicy for my kids).

Spicy Black Bean Burgers with Chipotle Mayonnaise

This steak dish has a fiesta of flavors, the flank steak is seasoned with cumin and garlic and grilled to perfection, then topped with a fresh black bean, corn and tomato salad for a quick and tasty family friendly weeknight meal.

Grilled Flank Steak with Black Beans Corn and Tomatoes

Grilled salmon steaks rubbed with a spicy blend of smoked paprika, chipotle chili powder, brown sugar, cumin and cocoa powder served with a quick side dish of black beans, grilled corn, cilantro and splash of lime juice.

Smoky Spice Rubbed Grilled Salmon with Black Beans and Corn

All the flavors you love from buffalo wings without all the added fat. Making shredded buffalo chicken in the slow cooker or Instant Pot is super easy!

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps (Slow Cooker, Instant Pot)

Chicken marinaded with lemon, garlic and oregano, then grilled to perfection and served over a colorful spinach salad. Topped with a white balsamic vinaigrette, does it get better than that?

Grilled Chicken and Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Lean beef brisket slowly braised in the oven with potatoes, carrots and onions. Perfect for Passover or Easter dinner. Slicing the brisket half-way through cooking assures that the meat is tender and flavorful.

Braised Brisket with Potatoes and Carrots

Pasta with Asparagus; a simple dish but a wonderful way to enjoy asparagus which is in season right now.

Pasta with Asparagus

This classic Irish Oatmeal Leek soup also known as Brotchán Roy, traditionally served during Lent. I love the creamy texture of a hearty bowl of oatmeal soup – total comfort food!

Irish Oatmeal Leek Soup

Cajun spices, tomatoes, onions and peppers give any white fish extra pizazz and a little kick. Super easy and quick!

Skillet Cajun Spiced Flounder with Tomatoes

Peppery arugula tossed with nutty chick peas, penne pasta, sun dried tomatoes, shaved parmesan and balsamic vinegar make a simple yet delicious main dish salad – perfect for lunch or dinner. Portions are large, loaded with fiber and very satisfying.

Penne Arugula Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Light Swiss Chard Frittata – At first bite you'll love the sweet caramelized onions in combination with the savory flavors from the Swiss chard, eggs and cheese.

Light Swiss Chard Frittata

Cajun Chicken Pasta is lightened up, made with chicken strips, bell peppers, red onion, mushrooms and scallions in a creamy light Cajun sauce.

Cajun Chicken Pasta on the Lighter Side