Main Dishes

This New Orleans-inspired slow-cooker dish with chicken and Andouille sausage simmered in a rich tomato broth, is perfect to make for Fat Tuesday!

Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Creole

This hearty soup is loaded with mini turkey meatball, zucchini, vegetables and ditalini pasta. I love to add a Parmesan cheese rind to my soup, my secret for extra flavor but it's totally optional!

Instant Pot Turkey Meatball and Ditalini Soup

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

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 Rolls

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

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

This is the best, easy Bolognese sauce recipe, a staple in my home. I always make a big batch for dinner and freeze the rest to use throughout the month – a huge time saver! Making it in the pressure cooker makes this Sunday sauce a dish you can whip up any night of the week!

Bolognese Sauce Recipe (Instant Pot)

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

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Italian Style

I love this quick and easy beef chili made with black beans, tomatoes, homemade chili spices and beer. This chili pleases all the palates in my house – not to too spicy (although you can kick it up if you wish), loaded with flavor, and ready in less than 30 minutes.

Quick Beef Chili Recipe (Instant Pot or Stove Top)

Tender shredded pork, marinated in garlic, cumin, grapefruit and lime and cooked in the pressure cooker is perfect to serve over a bed of rice or with tortillas and salsa and avocados for taco night.

Instant Pot Garlicky Cuban Pork

This EASY Spaghetti and Meat Sauce is cooked all in one pot! The meat sauce is made from scratch on the stove and cooked with the spaghetti all at the same time. No extra pots to wash, fast and delicious!

One-Pot Spaghetti and Meat Sauce (Stove-Top recipe)

It's October, so Pumpkin Mac and Cheese with Roasted Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts is a must for the Fall! Using pumpkin puree makes a creamy light cheese sauce, without having to add cream or too much cheese. You can make your own pumpkin puree or use organic canned pumpkin to make it faster!

Pumpkin Mac and Cheese with Roasted Veggies

These Pork Chops with Dijon Herb Sauce are delicious!! One of the best ways to prepare pork chops in my opinion. So juicy and full of flavor!

Pork Chops with Dijon Herb Sauce

Chicken Cacciatore made in an Instant! The sauce is hearty and chunky, loaded with chicken, tomatoes, peppers and onions (I sometimes add mushrooms too!)

Chicken Cacciatore Recipe (Instant Pot)

It doesn't get much better than a low-carb, Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed in a Portobello Mushroom! Steak and mushrooms work so well together, so why not make stuff them with this cheesy deliciousness!

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Spiralized parsnips make a wonderful pasta replacement in this satisfying, spicy Autumn dish made with brussels sprouts and spicy chicken sausage.

Brussels Sprouts and Sausage Parsnip Spiralized Pasta

Stuffed Turkey Breasts with Butternut Squash and Figs is a wonderful One-Pan Fall dish. This is also Whole30 compliant as well as gluten-free, low-carb, keto and Paleo.

Stuffed Turkey Breasts with Butternut Squash and Figs

Instant Pot One-Pot Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Instant Pot One-Pot Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Chicken Parmesan comes out great in the Air Fryer, no need to use so much oil!

Chicken Parmesan in the Air Fryer

These Crispy Boneless Breaded Pork Chops come out moist on the inside and crispy on the outside! Made in the air fryer so they take just 12 minutes to cook.

Crispy Breaded Pork Chops in the Air Fryer

These easy beef empanadas made with my homemade beef picadillo filling and store bought empanada dough are "fried" in the air fryer for empanadas that area ready in minutes (only takes 8 minutes to cook)!

Air Fryer Beef Empanadas

All the flavors in a Spicy California roll without the rice! These avocados are stuffed with lump crab, cucumbers and spicy mayo topped with furakike and drizzled with soy sauce. I’ve had this idea in my head all week, I wasn’t exactly sure how it would come out but I’m obsessed with them, they came out so good!

California Spicy Crab Stuffed Avocado