Recipe Type: Low Carb

Spaghetti Squash with Meat Ragu is my go-to spaghetti squash meal! Roasted Spaghetti Squash topped with a simple-yet-delicious meat sauce simmered with tomatoes, onions, carrots and celery. It's so good, you won't miss the pasta!

Spaghetti Squash with Meat Ragu

Zucchini noodles and meatballs – when it comes to zucchini noodles, it doesn't get more classic than that! I've been making zucchini noodles long before I got my spiralizer, but now they are so popular you can even buy them pre-cut in the supermarket!

Zoodles and Meatballs (zucchini noodles with slow cooker turkey meatballs)

Garden tomatoes, summer zucchini, and Asiago cheese make a scrumptious frittata that highlights the end of summer's bounty.

Tomato and Zucchini Frittata

This recipe is an oldie, but goodie! I had a big zucchini that needed using up and I was sooo in the mood for these yummy (and guiltless) zucchini pizza bites!

Zucchini Pizza Bites

A fun, easy twist on eggplant parmesan – these baked eggplant "boats" are hollowed out and stuffed with chicken sausage, tomato sauce and mozzarella.

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan

This zucchini is incredibly delicious with a little bit of a Mexican kick from the jalapeno then topped with melted queso blanco. It's also easy and quick, a must try!

Skillet Mexican Zucchini

Zucchini, yellow squash and carrots cut into spaghetti like strands and sauteed with garlic and oil. I make this side dish ALL summer long – not just because it's low-carb, gluten-free, clean and paleo friendly, but because it's delicious, good for you and also happens to be my husband's favorite way to enjoy zucchini!

Sauteed Julienned Summer Vegetables

Grilled shrimp on skewers seasoned with cumin, garlic and finished with fresh squeezed lime juice and cilantro.

Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp Kebabs

This super easy method for grilled fish in foil packets is pretty fool proof, and you can use any fresh fish that's available to you in your area.

Easy Grilled Fish Fillet in Foil Packets

Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kebabs just SCREAM summer, made with chunks of boneless chicken breasts, skinny basil pesto and grape tomatoes. Serve this as an appetizer at your next backyard bash, or have them for dinner any night of the week with a great big salad or over pasta.

Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kebabs

Grilled Chicken and Zucchini Yakitori – Japanese inspired grilled chicken and zucchini skewers marinated with yakitori sauce and threaded onto bamboo sticks with green onions. 

Grilled Chicken and Zucchini Yakitori

These shrimp cakes are light and delicious, made with jalapenos, scallions, and cilantro then topped with a little fresh lime juice and a few slices of avocado.

Jalapeño Shrimp Cakes

These baked stuffed chicken breasts are really simple to make, stuffed with melted cheese, roasted red peppers, prosciutto and baby spinach.

Roasted Red Pepper and Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken Breast

Chicken tenders are simmered in salsa verde with cumin and spices for the easiest chicken ever!

Easiest Salsa Verde Chicken (slow cooker or instant pot)

A lean pork tenderloin, rubbed with Mexican adobo and grilled or broiled to give you a great tasting, smoky, tender piece of meat.

Mexican Adobo Rubbed Grilled Pork Tenderloin

I love making a batch of these mini egg omelets - they are EASY to make, and I have breakfast ready for the next few days. I pop them in the microwave for one minute and they taste as good as when I first made them.

Broccoli and Cheese Egg Muffins

Harissa eggs in purgatory is a simple Italian egg dish, simmered in a fiery tomato sauce. Tastes like heaven if you need a quick inexpensive meal with a kick!

Harissa Eggs in Purgatory

Chicken Francese is an Italian-American dish made with sautéed chicken cutlets with a lemon-butter and white wine sauce. It's my husband's favorite dish, so it's always on rotation in my house!

Chicken Francese – Lightened Up

Spring vegetables and chicken breast strips sauteed with fresh ginger, lime juice, and a touch of soy sauce for a quick weeknight meal. I love making stir fries for dinner, what's better than throwing veggies and protein into a wok and having dinner ready in minutes.

Spring Stir Fried Chicken with Sugar Snap Peas and Carrots

Grilled shrimp, slices of avocado, shaved fennel and oranges are served over baby kale and mixed greens then topped with a citrus vinaigrette.

Grilled Shrimp Avocado Fennel and Orange Salad

Chopped romaine hearts, shredded mozzarella, olives, prosciutto, turkey pepperoni, roasted red peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, pepperoncini and Giardiniera (colorful vegetables in vinegar) – this quick Italian antipasto salad requires no cooking, which makes it perfect to whip up or pack for lunch.

Antipasto Salad

Salmon fillets seasoned with a garlic, Dijon herb sauce and served with a squeeze of fresh lemon... delicious!!

Grilled Garlic Dijon Herb Salmon

Pretty little bundles of bacon wrapped French "green beans" known as Haricot verts which are longer and thinner than the typical American green beans. Of course, American green beans will work just fine here too.

Bacon Wrapped Green Bean Bundles

Guacamole Deviled Eggs make a healthy appetizer made with hard boiled eggs filled with mashed avocado, cilantro and lime juice.

Guacamole Deviled Eggs

A quick and easy breakfast made with tomatoes, egg whites, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese. Lots of flavor, low in carbs and takes just minutes to make.

Tomato Mozzarella Egg White Omelet

Slow Cooker Jerk Pork with Caribbean Salsa is a delicious pork roast, marinated overnight with fresh citrus juice, garlic, and jerk seasoning. Topped with a bright Caribbean salsa of fresh mangoes, avocado and cilantro.

Slow Cooker Jerk Pork with Caribbean Salsa

A chicken and sausage stew made with skinless chicken legs and spicy andouille sausage simmered with flavors from the deep south – without the extra fat.

Chicken and Andouille Sausage Stew

Move over buffalo wings, this hot & cheesy shrimp dip will have everyone going back for more! This buffalo dip is perfect for super or any party appetizer.

Hot and Spicy Buffalo Shrimp Dip

Here's the easiest chicken salad recipe that will impress even the pickiest of eaters, made with pistachios and cinnamon to brighten up the dish!

Pistachio Cinnamon Chicken Salad

Hot and cheesy imitation crab and artichoke dip is to die for! Serve this glorious dip with baked chips and you will have the perfect appetizer for any party.

Hot and Cheesy Crab and Artichoke Dip