Recipe Type: Under 30 Minutes

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

Cajun Chicken Pasta is lightened up, made with chicken strips, bell peppers, red onion, mushrooms and scallions in a creamy light Cajun sauce.

Cajun Chicken Pasta on the Lighter Side

Valentine's Day is coming up and I can't think of a better way to start the morning than with these fabulous light and fluffy Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes!

Heart-Shaped Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes

Ok, so I'll admit, first time trying a green monster smoothie... and quite honestly I was not prepared to like it!

Green Monster Smoothie

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

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites – This is the easiest hot kid friendly appetizer that you'll ever make. Uses only TWO ingredients and it's soooo good, I guarantee these will disappear in minutes!

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Bites

Thin sliced chicken cutlets sauteed in a white wine sauce with leeks and sun-dried tomatoes. Dinner in less than 20 minutes!

Chicken, Leeks & Tomatoes in White Wine Sauce

These decadent chocolate brownie batter pancakes are a guiltless, low fat and vegan with only 170 calories for the entire recipe. Can also be made gluten free!

Brownie Batter Pancakes

These Easy Baked Coconut Shrimp are crisp, golden and delicious served a sweet and spicy apricot dipping sauce. Set these out on a platter in front of some hungry guests and I guarantee they will disappear!!

Easy Baked Coconut Shrimp

Lightly pan fried breaded filet of flounder served in a lemon, wine, butter sauce with capers and parsley. A wonderful way to enjoy flounder, tilapia or any white fish.

Flounder Piccata

Shrimp, white beans and wilted spinach topped with crumbled feta. Perfect for a weeknight meal, this dish is delicious and super easy to make!

Shrimp with Tuscan White Beans with Spinach and Feta

Beautiful specks of vanilla beans are combined with sugar to make a simple yet impressive handmade gift.

Vanilla Bean Sugar

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

Smores Pops – Chocolate graham crackers coated with melted chocolate and marshmallows on a stick. A fabulous winter treat whether you want to make them as favors or just have fun making them with the kids.

S’mores Pops

What can be more kid friendly than a bowl of soup with spaghetti and meatballs! Lean turkey meatballs are cooked in a light tomato broth with cut up spaghetti. This is a one pot meal my whole family loves and leftovers are great for lunch.

Meatball and Spaghetti Soup

My favorite way to use up leftover turkey is to make a delicious pot of turkey soup. This is also a great way to clean out your refrigerator!

Leftover Turkey Noodle Soup

Leftover Parmesan Mashed Potato Patties are so good, you'll want to make sure you have extras next time you make mashed potatoes!!

Leftover Parmesan Mashed Potato Patties

Roasted Green Beans topped with Parmesan come out perfectly charred and tender – SO good, I can literally eat the whole batch and made with just four ingredients!

Roasted Parmesan Green Beans

The scent of Garlic + Rosemary + Baked Bread is absolutely intoxicating to me. Seriously, my stomach starts to growl just thinking about it. I've always been more of a savory girl; I can bake a dozen cupcakes and not eat one, but place a batch of these biscuits in front of me... different story.

Easy Rosemary Garlic Parmesan Biscuits

Pork chops with homemade applesauce.

Pork Chops and Applesauce

Tilapia filets topped with crushed pumpkin seeds, panko and seasonings, then baked until golden. This is super easy to make and is ready in less than 30 minutes.

Pumpkin Seed Encrusted Baked Tilapia

Sweet coconut milk and spicy green curry paste are blended with shrimp and basil to create a comforting Thai curry dish in less than 10 minutes! Serve over Jasmine rice or cauliflower rice to make it a meal.

Thai Green Curry Coconut Shrimp with Basil

Strands of roasted spaghetti squash are layered with marinara sauce, mozzarella and ricotta cheese, then baked in the oven until the cheese is melted and all the flavors bake together. Naturally gluten-free and vegetarian.

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

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!

Spinach and Butternut Squash Salad with Gorgonzola

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

This quick marinara is my favorite go-to recipe when I need to whip up a quick sauce.

Quick Marinara Sauce

Shrimp Parmigiana Hero

A creamy low-fat ranch dressing made with buttermilk and fresh herbs. Perfect to serve with end-of-summer garden vegetables!

Low-fat Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Breaded Shrimp

Steak and Cheese Sandwiches with Onions and Mushrooms