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Guilt-free crispy grilled potato "fries" made right outside on the grill!

Grilled Potatoes

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 salad combines farro with Mediterranean ingredients such as cucumbers, lemon juice, feta and mint for a delicious salad you can enjoy as a side dish, or even for lunch! This would be perfect to bring to a potluck or BBQ this Memorial Day weekend!

Farro with Feta Cucumbers and Sun-dried Tomatoes

Melted Swiss cheese, asparagus, prosciutto, arugula and garlic mayonnaise pressed in a ciabatta panini. Did that just make your stomach growl?

Asparagus Prosciutto Panini with Garlic Mayo

Whenever I make salmon for dinner, I usually cook an extra piece for lunch just to make this arugula salmon salad with capers and shaved Parmesan – loaded with good fats and omegas!

Arugula Salmon Salad with Capers and Shaved Parmesan

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

This avocado egg salad uses half the yolks and lots of healthy fats from the avocado. You can serve this as a wrap, on whole-grain toast or in a lettuce cup.

Avocado Egg Salad

A matzo cracker makes a great base for a pizza that kids and adults will love for Passover! Top it with your favorite vegetables and cheese and you have yourself a quick meal.

Passover Matzo Pizza

Guiltless cheesy baked seasoned fries topped with bacon, jalapeños and scallions... this is SOOO good! Pure comfort food when cheese fries are what you're craving.

Skinny Texas Cheese Fries

This Quinoa Salad with Spinach Grapefruit and Avocado is loaded with vitamin C, A, Potassium and good heart-healthy fats!!

Quinoa Salad with Spinach Grapefruit & Avocado

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

These quick and easy authentic Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps are so delicious, made with sautéed ground chicken thighs, shiitake mushrooms and water chestnuts seasoned with Asian spices served in a crispy cold lettuce leaf with a spicy hoisin dipping sauce.

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

There's only one word to describe this hot grilled chicken panini with arugula, melted provolone and chipotle mayonnaise... dee-licious!

Chicken Arugula Provolone Panini with Chipotle

Turkey Pumpkin White Bean Chili made in the Slow Cooker or Instant Pot!

Turkey Pumpkin White Bean Chili (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot)

The sweet-salty combination of the roasted butternut squash, dried cherries and gorgonzola cheese along with the slight crunch of the pumpkin seeds topped with a honey dijon vinaigrette will have you savoring every bite of this spinach salad!

Baby Spinach Salad with Honey Roasted Butternut Squash, Pumpkin Seeds, Gorgonzola and Dried Cherries

If you like thin crust pizza, you'll love these super easy Lavash flatbread pizzas! Kids love them and they take only minutes to prepare.

Lavash Flatbread Pizzas

Shrimp Parmigiana Hero, Lightened Up

Steak and Cheese Sandwiches with Onions and Mushrooms

Rustic whole wheat Italian bread, fresh mozzarella, summer tomatoes, basil and balsamic vinegar. My favorite meatless sandwich!

Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella, Roasted Pepper on Whole Wheat Bread

An open faced sandwich on Ciabatta bread with mashed avocado, sliced tomatoes and grilled chicken. A perfect way to use up leftover chicken.

Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Avocado and Tomato

Crusty bread, peppery arugula and fresh shaved Parmesan cheese makes an everyday cold cut like roast beef taste like a gourmet sandwich.

Roast Beef, Arugula and Shaved Parmesan on a Baguette

Tomato Mozzarella and Arugula Tower

A juicy open faced summer tomato sandwich on crusty bread drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, a chiffonade of fresh basil, salt and fresh ground pepper. Simplicity at it's best!

Heirloom Tomato Sandwich

A refreshing summer salad, made with sweet watermelon, peppery arugula and feta cheese.

Watermelon Arugula and Feta Salad

Chilled Calamari Salad with Lemon and Parsley

Don't like mayonnaise? Then you'll love this mayo-less tuna macaroni salad made with canned tuna, arugula, capers and pasta topped with shaved Parmigiano Reggiano, olive oil and vinegar. Delicious, satisfying and perfect for lunch - it's tuna salad all grown up!

Mayo-less Tuna Macaroni Salad

Chicken Parmesan Burgers are so easy, the perfect 10 minute recipe for weekday lunch or dinners!

Chicken Parmesan Burgers

What to do with all your leftover Easter eggs? Make this easy guiltless egg salad made with mostly egg whites and scallions. Serve this on your favorite whole grain bread or enjoy on lettuce cups.

Skinny Low-Yolk Egg Salad

Chunks of chicken breasts coated in breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese then baked until golden. An easy chicken recipe your whole family will love!

Healthy Baked Chicken Nuggets