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Recipe Type: Under 30 Minutes

This Cubano Chicken Roll Up idea came to me after having a serious pickle craving! I wanted to make a hot dish utilizing dill pickles in some way and decided to stuff a chicken breast with everything you'd normally find in a Cuban Sandwich – pickles, mustard, Swiss, and ham. But I took it a step further and brined the cutlets overnight in pickle juice for extra flavor, the results were outstanding!!!

Cubano Chicken (Pickle, Ham and Swiss Chicken Roll Ups)

These Chipotle Chicken Bowls with Cilantro Lime Quinoa are so easy to make and have tons of flavor! I like to make them with chicken thighs but if you prefer white meat, chicken breast would work too. Extra limes for squeezing on top are recommended!

Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Bowls with Cilantro Lime Quinoa

This Garlic and Herb Grilled Chicken and Veggie recipe checks off all the boxes – quick, easy, delicious and low-carb!

Grilled Garlic and Herb Chicken and Veggies

My weeknights are pretty hectic and my dinners are usually quick meals I can make in under 30 minutes. This is a quick Greek inspired chicken dish and a great way to make boneless chicken thighs. I'm sure chicken breast would work well with this too. Perfect with some fresh lemon and a Greek salad on the side.

Chicken Thighs with Artichoke Hearts and Feta Cheese

A quick shrimp stew cooked in a tomato coconut broth with a hint of lime and cilantro. Simple enough to make for a weekday dinner yet sophisticated enough to serve to company. Serve with a little brown basmati rice to soak up the broth.

Garlic Shrimp in Coconut Milk, Tomatoes and Cilantro

Pepper steak is quick, easy and perfect to whip up any night of the week. Strips of beef and bell peppers are stir fried in a wok to create a delicious main dish, ready in no time! I love it with brown rice, but cauliflower rice would also be great on the side.

Pepper Steak

I've created a lightened up, dairy-free Chicken Tikka Masala with Cauliflower and Peas in the Instant Pot to satisfy my craving for Indian food! This mild curry is made with boneless chicken thighs cooked in a tomato base, with lots of spices and coconut milk. You can serve this with garlic naan or basmati rice on the side (cauliflower rice would work too to keep it low carb!)

Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala with Cauliflower and Peas

This chicken and shrimp laap or larp is a Laotian version of lettuce wraps. It's low-carb, Paleo-friendly, Whole 30 approved, loaded with flavor and so fast and easy to make!

Chicken and Shrimp Laap (Larb)

Cedar Plank Spice-Rubbed Salmon is a wonderful salmon dish made on a cedar plank topped with a brown sugar spice rub.

Cedar Plank Spice-Rubbed Salmon

Grilled chicken breast, zucchini, red peppers and asparagus topped with a honey balsamic dressing – this is SO good, I know you'll be making this all summer and nothing beats an easy summer dish made entirely on the grill so you don't have to heat up your kitchen!

Honey Balsamic Grilled Chicken and Vegetables

This panko and sesame crusted seared tuna on a bed of arugula and spinach salad, all topped with a wasabi butter sauce, takes Japanese food to whole new level!

Seared Tuna Salad with Wasabi Butter Sauce

This pasta dish just screams summer! A quick dish made with homemade Cavatelli pasta, (can be purchased fresh or frozen in any Italian specialty store) cherry tomatoes, zucchini, corn and marinara. Perfect to whip up on busy weeknights as this dish comes together in less than 20 minutes.

Summer Cavatelli with Corn, Tomatoes and Zucchini

Orecchiette Pasta with Chicken Sausage and Broccoli is one of my favorite weeknight pasta dishes, a real crowd-pleaser, and my husband even goes back for seconds. This is the only way I can get Madison to eat broccoli, I cook the pasta and broccoli at the same time all in the same pot, which creates a pesto-like broccoli sauce the kids can't pick out (trust me, it's so good!).

Orecchiette Pasta with Chicken Sausage and Broccoli

Zucchini Rollatini is low-carb and delicious! Made with strips of grilled zucchini stuffed with a basil-cheese filling, then rolled and topped with marinara, mozzarella and baked in the oven until the cheese is hot and melted.

Zucchini Rollatini

Grilled salmon is so easy to make with this foolproof method, you'll be grilling it outdoors all summer long! Topped with this fresh avocado bruschetta, this dish just screams summer!

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Bruschetta

These healthy salmon and lemon kebabs are delicious and easy to make, loaded with omega 3s in every bite! Seasoned with fresh herbs, lemon, and spices and grilled to perfection.

Grilled Salmon Kebabs

Juicy watermelon and soy-marinated Ahi tuna with cucumbers makes a delicious, light, summer salad appetizer or first course when you need a dish to impress!

Ahi Tuna Watermelon Salad

Lentils with hard boiled eggs, tomatoes, avocado, a squeeze of lime juice, cilantro and a few dashes of hot sauce is a really simple meatless lunch I like to make for myself anytime I have cooked lentils (or sometimes I buy them cooked).

Lentil Bowls with Avocado, Eggs and Cholula

Skip the bread and enjoy all the flavors you love in a BLT, without all the carbs in these easy lettuce wraps! So easy and seriously satisfies my BLT cravings. Add some avocado if you wish!

BLT Lettuce Wraps

Pesto Parmesan Baked Tomatoes are delicious roasted tomatoes topped with pesto and shredded Parmesan cheese. So easy to make, only 3 ingredients!

Pesto Parmesan Baked Tomatoes

King Crab fried rice is one of my favorite dishes we often order when dining at a local Japanese restaurant. Every time I order it, I always say I'm going to try this with riced cauliflower, so finally I did and it was SO good!

King Crab Cauliflower Fried “Rice”

These lobster tacos are made with steamed chunks of lobster meat, avocado and pico de gallo, topped with a spicy poblano crema. If you want to step up your fish taco game, you need these in your life!

Union Cantina Lobster Tacos

Chicken and Mushrooms in a Garlic White Wine Sauce is a great-tasting, 20-minute dish, perfect for busy weeknights! We like it served with brown rice, pasta, quinoa or farro on the side, or a serve it with roasted veggies and a salad.

Chicken and Mushrooms in a Garlic White Wine Sauce

I just love tacos with eggs, and these breakfast fajitas are no exception. Loaded with peppers and onions, guacamole and a runny egg on top (you can prepare the eggs however you like).

Spicy Breakfast Fajitas with Eggs and Guacamole

A classic Cobb salad with a light summer twist. If you live on the coast like me and have access to fresh lobster, this salad is a must! If you’re worried about cooking a live lobster, many seafood stores will steam it for you. Crab or shrimp would also make an excellent substitution.

Lobster Cobb Salad

Grilled Chicken Bruschetta is a summer staple in my house! Made with juicy tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, red onion, garlic and balsamic, it turns plain grilled chicken into a delicious weeknight meal in minutes!

Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

This is hands down, The Best Enchilada Sauce Recipe ever. Once you try this, you'll never buy canned again! If you love enchiladas as much as I do, then making homemade enchilada sauce from scratch is a must.

The Best Homemade Enchilada Sauce Recipe

This easy Baked Pesto Chicken is a fast chicken dish made with skinless chicken breasts, pesto, tomatoes, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. You can make this in the oven, or make it outside on the grill!

Baked Pesto Chicken

Dust off that waffle machine to make these fast and delicious Waffled Crab Cakes! This is so genius you're going to wonder why you haven't thought of this sooner. The crab cakes cook perfectly in the center, with golden edges in less than 3 minutes! And you get perfect little square pockets to hold the lemon juice or tartar sauce.

Waffled Crab Cakes

This Goat Cheese Herb Omelet topped with Nova Lox, sliced tomatoes and capers satisfies my bagel-and-lox craving, without the bagel! SO quick, takes about 5 minutes to make!

Goat Cheese Herb Omelet with Nova Lox