Recipe Type: Low Carb

Quick and easy – these buffalo chicken strips are spicy and delicious! I like to serve them with my homemade skinny blue cheese dressing and celery sticks on the side for a hot and spicy appetizer.

Skinny Buffalo Chicken Strips

Broccolini, also known as baby broccoli, makes a fantastic, quick side dish and compliments just about anything from beef roasts, lamb, fish, turkey, chicken, lasagna and more.

Easy Garlic Broccolini

These Ceviche Cucumber Cups are made with fresh raw fish (shellfish), lime juice, onions and cilantro, making it gluten-free, paleo friendly and low-carb!

Ceviche Cucumber Cups

These Santa Fe turkey lettuce wraps are SO good, you'll WANT to save some leftover turkey just to make them (or leftover chicken breast would work too)! Have you ever had the Spinach Santa Fe Egg Rolls with the Cilantro Ranch Dipping Sauce from Chili's? They're dangerously good – I don't even want to know how many calories they are. That's where the inspiration for these lighter lettuce wraps came from.

Turkey Santa Fe Lettuce Wraps

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower "Rice" is inspired by my Cilantro Lime Rice recipe, only made low-carb with riced cauliflower!

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

These easy low carb breakfast enchiladas are gluten-free, grain-free and vegetarian using egg whites as a "tortilla" - perfect for vegetarians and keto diets!

Easy Vegetarian Breakfast Enchiladas (Low Carb)

Easy Crock Pot Salsa Chicken Thighs – This is the EASIEST slow cooker recipe EVER! Just TWO ingredients: salsa and chicken, plus some spices makes a delicious juicy chicken that can be used in tacos, over rice, over salad and more!

Embarrassingly Easy Crock Pot Salsa Chicken Thighs

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 (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

Zucchini Pizza Bites

Zucchini Pizza Bites

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan Boats

Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan

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

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.

Chicken Stir Fry with 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

Grilled Garlic Dijon Herb Salmon

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