Recipe Type: Gluten Free

Cilantro and lime make this simple shrimp dish outstanding – and it takes just minutes to make!

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

These soft, garlicky knots taste just like your favorite pizzeria’s garlic knots, but made from scratch using my easy yeast-free bagel dough recipe (just flour, Greek yogurt, baking powder and salt).

Easy Garlic Knots (Air Fryer or Baked)

These Italian Cauliflower Rice Balls (Arancini) are made with cauliflower in place of rice! Lower in carbs and baked or made in the air fryer!

Cauliflower Rice (Arancini) Balls

These creamy Mashed Potatoes come out perfect in the Instant Pot, and are made in a fraction of the time it takes to make on the stove!

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Pollo in Potacchio is an Italian braised chicken dish made with tomatoes, rosemary and garlic. The chicken cooks until it's fork tender, which is great served with pasta, noodles, spaghetti squash or polenta.

Pollo in Potacchio (Braised Chicken with Tomatoes and Rosemary)

These easy Harissa chicken recipe can be made in the slow cooker or Instant Pot (pressure cooker) and can be served so many different ways! Made with just two ingredients – jarred Harissa and chicken plus some spices!

Easy Shredded Harissa Chicken

This easy homemade bagel recipe is made from scratch with just five (5) ingredients – flour, Greek yogurt, egg white, baking powder and salt! No yeast, no boiling, no fancy mixer. Bake them in the oven or in the air-fryer!

Easy Bagel Recipe

Slow Cooker Chickpea Sweet Potato Stew with warm flavors from cumin, coriander and cinnamon is the perfect winter stew you’ll eat all season long.

Slow Cooker Chickpea Sweet Potato Stew

This easy, cheesy baked spaghetti squash is a healthier take on mac and cheese! It's cheesy, loaded with vegetables and feels like comfort food, without the calories and carbs.

Baked Spaghetti Squash and Cheese

I swapped traditional pasta for roasted spaghetti squash to enjoy this cozy and delicious Beef and Mushroom Ragu served with a dollop of ricotta and grated Pecorino Romano – you won't miss the pasta!

Beef and Mushroom Ragu with Spaghetti Squash

This EASY and fresh couscous is so easy and tasty, and it goes with just about everything. You can serve it with fish, chicken, beef, lamb, or pork, or you can serve it as a meat-free and light main dish.

Houston’s Couscous Salad

If you're making a big bone-in ham for the holidays this year, don’t throw away the leftover ham bone once all the meat’s been cut off. It’s a key ingredient in this soup that adds instant flavor with minimal effort! Here I added some vegetables, potatoes and cabbage, there are no beans but you can add some if you wish. So delicious and easy to make!

Leftover Ham Bone Soup with Potatoes and Cabbage

These EASY Spinach Lasagna Roll ups are totally delicious, perfect for entertaining or serving for weeknight meals. Individual vegetarian lasagnas filled with spinach and cheese are family-friendly, satisfying and perfect for portion control. It's also a great way to get your kids to eat spinach and no one will miss the meat!

Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

Stuffed Pepper Soup has everything you love about stuffed peppers – bell peppers, ground beef, tomatoes, rice – in a hardy bowl of soup!

Stuffed Pepper Soup

This is the EASIEST Slow Cooker Spiral Ham recipe, just two-ingredients plus the ham! Perfect for the Holidays, and it won't take up space in your oven.

Slow Cooker Spiral Ham with Apricot-Dijon Glaze

Crispy Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

This EASY Slow Cooker Chicken dish is cheesy and delicious, made with boneless chicken breast, black beans, corn and salsa topped with melted cheddar cheese. YUM!

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken with Black Beans and Corn

The secret to the best, irresistible manicotti is to make them from scratch with my easy homemade crespelles, which are basically Italian crepes. These spinach and cheese manicotti are filled with three cheeses – ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan, then topped with homemade sauce. So damn delicious!

Homemade Spinach Manicotti

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Mexican Pinto Beans with Queso (Frijoles con Todo)

This fast and fresh vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie made with Portobello mushroom, carrots, peas, corn, and onions, all topped with leftover Skinny Garlic Mashed Potatoes, is the perfect after-Holiday fix.

Portobello Shepherd’s Pie

Spiralized Winter Veggie Gratin is the perfect holiday side dish! Made with spiralized vegetable gratin is made with sweet potatoes, butternut squash, carrots, and parsnips and topped with a white sauce and Gruyere cheese.

Spiralized Winter Veggie Gratin

This Carne Asada steak salad is made with everything I love – juicy steak, pico de gallo, Monterey Jack cheese and guacamole.

Carne Asada Steak Salad

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash are delicious on their own, but adding bacon and a maple soy glaze makes them over-the-top delicious! Made all on one sheet pan, you can double or triple this recipe to feed a crowd by adding more sheet pans.

Maple Soy Glazed Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash with Bacon

Roasted spaghetti squash with bacon and Parmesan cheese is a great way to top spaghetti squash for an easy, tasty side dish. Although there are several methods to cook spaghetti squash, my favorite way to make it is roasted. To roast the squash, I cut it on half lengthwise, remove the seeds and cook it cut down for about one hour.

Spaghetti Squash with Bacon and Parmesan

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash are tossed with olive oil, salt and pepper for an easy Fall side dish! Simply place them on a sheet pan and bake until tender and the Brussels are slightly charred on the edges.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash

These creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes are so much lighter than traditional mashed potatoes, and taste so darn good! The perfect side dish at any holiday.

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

I love using my Instant Pot to make Bolognese sauce, it's a staple in my house and great over spaghetti, spaghetti squash or zucchini noodles.

Bolognese Sauce Recipe (Instant Pot)

These savory stuffed sweet potatoes are topped with Italian flavors such as marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese. A quick and easy healthy vegetarian dish.

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Italian Style

chili in a bowl with sour cream.

Quick Beef Chili Recipe (Instant Pot, Stove or Slow Cooker)

Crispy french fries made in the air-fryer, with just a small amount of oil!

Air Fryer French Fries