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A quick and easy salad in a jar made with shaved Brussels sprouts, chickpeas, marinated artichokes, sun dried tomatoes and Asiago cheese. Perfect to pack for work or anywhere you need a portable lunch on-the-go! To serve you simply shake it up and pour it into a bowl.

Brussels and Chickpea Salad in a Jar with Artichokes

Loaded mini bell pepper nachos – game changer!! These low-carb nachos are loaded with turkey taco meat, cheese and all your favorite nacho toppings!

Mini Bell Pepper Loaded Turkey “Nachos”

Kale Salad with Roasted Sweet Potato, Dried Cherries, Feta & Pepitas

Kale Salad with Roasted Sweet Potato, Dried Cherries, Feta & Pepitas

Creamy, dairy-free and dee-lish thanks to roasting the vegetables which adds so much flavor and depth! Topped with more roasted vegetables for texture, it's both filling yet light.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower Soup

Swapping bread for baked sweet potatoes makes eating a Sloppy Joe so much healthier! This savory-sweet dish is gluten-free, dairy-free, whole30 and Paleo.

Sloppy Joes Baked Sweet Potatoes

This easy, hearty, one-pot meal, loaded with chickpeas and vegetables in every bite is so flavorful with and perfect for a cold winter night.

Chickpea Tomato Soup

Did you eat too much stuffing and pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving? Here's a wonderful Fall cobb salad to use up any of that leftover turkey if you're looking for a meal that will be filling yet light.

Leftover Turkey Harvest Cobb Salad

Leftover Thanksgiving turkey is transformed into quick and easy tacos! Just a few ingredients and less than 15 minutes, this is great for a quick lunch or dinner.

Leftover Turkey Tacos with Brussels Sprout Slaw

These delicious breaded cauliflower florets are baked in the oven with a parmesan-crumb crust, they remind me of my Moms fried cauliflower I used to love as a kid – without all the frying!

Cauliflower Nuggets

Quick and easy, 5-ingredient salmon dish!

Maple Soy Glazed Salmon

These baked chicken tenders are coated with seasoned crushed tortilla chips, baked until golden and served with salsa! An easy, weeknight chicken dish, great for the kids, or even adults.

Tortilla Encrusted Chicken Tenders

This delicious, hearty Navy Bean, Bacon and Spinach Soup is inexpensive and easy to make, plus leftovers are even better the next day!

Navy Bean, Bacon and Spinach Soup (Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker or Stove Top)

This quick and easy Turkey Chili Taco Soup, filled with beans, tomatoes and corn is one of my favorite soups for lunch! It takes just 20 minutes to cook but it tastes like it was simmering for hours!

Turkey Chili Taco Soup

This slimmed down version of a loaded baked potato soup has everything you love about a baked potato – sour cream, cheddar, bacon and chives, at a fraction of the calories!

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

I've been taking advantage of the tomatoes and basil overflowing from my garden with these simple French bread pizzas. Only 5 ingredients, less than 10 minutes to make! Have them for lunch or dinner paired with a side salad.

French Bread Pizza Caprese

This delicious, easy salad features succulent lobster tossed with chopped asparagus and tomatoes in a light lemon dressing. To save time, I buy the lobsters steamed from my local fishmonger.

Lobster Asparagus Chopped Salad

Cobb Salad in a Jar with Buttermilk Ranch is the perfect lunch recipe to make ahead and eat when you're on the go!

Cobb Salad in a Jar with Buttermilk Ranch

I swapped the bread for tomatoes in these quick and easy, low-carb stuffed tomato tuna melts made with tuna salad and melted cheddar. Perfect for lunch and a great way to use up those summer tomatoes!

Tomato Tuna Melts

Figs and Prosciutto, savory and sweet they're a match made in heaven! Add some fresh mozzarella, peppery arugula and balsamic dressing and this salad will make you swoon with every bite.

Prosciutto, Mozzarella and Fig Salad with Arugula

One of my favorite summer salad combinations is watermelon with feta, balsamic, red onion and arugula. It's so refreshing and light, and perfect to make in jars to take to the beach or park (I keep them chilled in cooler).

Watermelon Feta Arugula Salad in Jars

Cucumbers with the seeds scooped out and filled with hummus, avocado, tomatoes, onion and sprouts. So refreshing, healthy and light! An easy low-carb, low-sodium, gluten-free alternative to bread.

Veggie Hummus Cucumber Boats

A protein-packed meatless salad in a jar made with quinoa, lentils, grape tomatoes, arugula, avocado and hard boiled eggs are perfect to pack for work, the beach, picnics, or anywhere you need a portable lunch on-the-go!

Protein Egg and Quinoa Salad Jars

An EASY 15-minute dish you'll want to make all summer long! Fresh heads of romaine lettuce are split down the middle, grilled until slightly charred and smoky, along with fresh corn and skinless chicken thighs, then topped with tomatoes, onions, avocado and a simple salsa vinaigrette.

Grilled Romaine, Corn and Chicken Salad with Salsa Dressing

This simple vegan hummus-avocado toast is perfect for breakfast or lunch! Multigrain toast topped with good-for-you toppings ready in under 5 minutes, what could be better!

Hummus Avocado Toast

These quick and easy Spiralized Summer Roll Bowls with Hoisin Peanut Sauce made with spiralized carrots and cucumbers were inspired by my shrimp summer rolls. I wanted to take those yummy rolls (which can be a bit more time consuming) and turn them into a super-quick meal, less than 10 minutes!

Spiralized Summer Roll Bowls with Hoisin Peanut Sauce

Grilled shrimp, corn, peppers and zucchini topped with fresh avocado and lime juice – an easy light salad you'll want to make all summer long.

Grilled Shrimp and Vegetable Bowl

This shredded raw brussels sprout salad with bacon and avocado can be eaten as a main or a side dish. Because raw brussels stand up so well to dressing, it's also great to make ahead – just add the avocado right before serving.

Shredded Raw Brussels Sprout Salad with Bacon and Avocado

This Mediterranean Bean Salad is so light and fresh, made with lemon juice, mint and parsley. This can be served as a side dish, perfect for potlucks or to make it a main for lunch serve it over spiralized cucumbers.

Mediterranean Bean Salad

These easy loaded chicken "nacho" tostadas – topped with cheese, tomatoes, guacamole, olives and jalapenos are a great way to take nachos and turn them into a main dish.

Loaded “Nacho” Chicken Tostada

Avocado toast with lemon and kale is an easy, healthy lunch that takes about 5 minutes to make!

Avocado Toast with Lemon and Kale