Skinnytaste

Spring

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Delicious and creamy chocolate cheesecake made lighter than traditional cheesecake with just FIVE ingredients, so easy! These are SO good you won't be able to have just one... but since they are mini, two are totally acceptable!

Five-Ingredient Chocolate Cheesecake Cups

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

This is my easy go-to recipe for grilled lamb loin chops which can be made indoors or out!

Grilled Rosemary Lamb Chops

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

This hearty salad is HUGE – perfect when you want a big salad for dinner without the grains. It's also gluten-free, dairy-free, and grain-free.

Rosemary Chicken Salad with Avocado and Bacon

This Grilled Balsamic Steak with Tomatoes and Arugula is an easy weeknight dinner solution –marinate the steak overnight with balsamic vinegar and fresh herbs, then fire up the grill and serve with a simple tossed arugula-tomato salad, on the table in less than 20 minutes!

Grilled Balsamic Steak with Tomatoes and Arugula

North African Spiced Shrimp and Chickpea Salad

Breakfast Asparagus-Pancetta and Potato Hash topped with an egg – delicious!

Asparagus-Pancetta Potato Hash

Balsamic Chicken with Roasted Vegetables seasoned with sage, rosemary and balsamic vinegar, then baked in the oven. A delicious healthy meal-in-one!

Balsamic Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

Love the colors in these FRESH homemade Vietnamese style shrimp summer rolls! Accompanied with a peanut hoisin dipping sauce. They are simple to make at home and can be filled with any type of protein and veggies you like.

Shrimp Summer Rolls with Peanut Hoisin Dipping Sauce

Skinny Shrimp Salsa is so good, you might not want to share! Made with shrimp, tomatoes, cilantro, red onion and lime juice. Bring this to a party and watch it disappear!

Skinny Shrimp Salsa

Skillet Basil-Peach Chicken Breasts

5-ingredient Sweet Potato Latkes – a healthier take on the traditional deep fried potato pancakes, these are lightly pan fried in a small amount of olive oil, made with sweet potatoes instead of white and made EASY by using a spiralizer because it eliminates the need to grate the potatoes, which can take a lot of time.

Spiralized Sweet Potato Latkes

You're going to LOVE these baked eggs, baked in a nest of spaghetti squash which has a flavor similar to hash browns. Perfect for breakfast or brunch, and because I love my eggs with sriracha, I top mine with a few dashes just for an extra kick, totally optional of course.

Baked Eggs in Spaghetti Squash Nests

Egg frittatas are my answer to an easy, inexpensive meal solution whether I'm having it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. I made these with bell pepper and potato and served with a side of berries or fruit. For dinner, I serve with a salad on the side and call it a meal!

Bell Pepper and Potato Frittata

Not your ordinary tacos – these Thai chicken lettuce tacos are spicy and exotic, made with my light peanut sauce which I make with PB2 (powdered peanut butter) sriracha, ginger and spices. To balance out the spice, I chose to serve these in crisp cool lettuce wraps but tortillas would work great too!

Thai Chicken Peanut Lettuce Tacos

Spiralized Greek Cucumber Salad with Lemon and Feta is delicious, the perfect light dish. In Greece, Greek salads do not have lettuce, instead they are made with fresh cucumber, tomatoes, bell pepper, olives, red onion, oregano, lemon juice, olive oil, and fresh feta – delicious!

Spiralized Greek Cucumber Salad with Lemon and Feta

This simple slow cooker chicken taco salad is high in fiber and protein which means it's very satisfying – all for under 300 calories. Trust me, you won't miss the tortillas!

Easy Crock Pot Chicken and Black Bean Taco Salad

Cream of asparagus with the addition of leeks, a relative of onions, scallions and shallots, topped with a dollop of creme fraiche makes this one of my favorite Spring soups.

Cream of Asparagus Leek Soup with Creme Fraiche

Garden tomatoes, summer zucchini, and Asiago cheese make a scrumptious frittata that highlights the end of summer's bounty.

Tomato and Zucchini Frittata

Something about Spring and the warmer weather that puts me in such a GREAT mood. It also makes me crave more salads, and this simple salad is a favorite of mine, I make this all the time for myself.

Orange and Arugula Salad with Red Onion and Gorgonzola

Lean strips of chicken breast, bell peppers and onions served sizzling hot with warm tortillas and shredded cheese. If this is your idea of delicious, you are not alone!

Skinny Chicken Fajitas

Pearl couscous (otherwise known as Isreali couscous) tossed with asparagus, tomatoes and lemon juice make a vibrant Spring pasta salad that is perfect for lunch, as a side dish, or even to make as a side dish if you are grilling for Mother's Day this weekend!

Lemon Asparagus Couscous Salad with Tomatoes

Spring asparagus, shallots and Swiss cheese is a delicious combination with eggs in this slimmed down frittata which is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

Asparagus and Swiss Cheese Frittata

This healthy baked oatmeal with strawberries, rhubarb and slivered almonds is so good you'll almost think you are having dessert for breakfast!

Strawberry Rhubarb Baked Oatmeal

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is protein packed with fresh and tasty Mediterranean flavors. Made with cucumbers, tomatoes, kalamata olives, red onion, extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon and Feta cheese.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Strawberry salad made with mixed greens, kale and spinach, sliced almonds, crumbled gorgonzola cheese and topped with poppy seed dressing – perfect for summer!

Strawberry and Gorgonzola Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Spring vegetables and chicken breast strips sauteed with fresh ginger, lime juice, and a touch of soy sauce for a quick weeknight meal. I love making stir fries for dinner, what's better than throwing veggies and protein into a wok and having dinner ready in minutes.

Spring Stir Fried Chicken with Sugar Snap Peas and Carrots

Grilled shrimp, slices of avocado, shaved fennel and oranges are served over baby kale and mixed greens then topped with a citrus vinaigrette.

Grilled Shrimp Avocado Fennel and Orange Salad

Scallops are great for a quick meal any night of the week and are a real treat. They can be quickly sautéed, then added to salads like this Scallop and Baby Green Citrus Mojo Salad, and this delicious Scallop and Grapefruit Salad, but once in a while when I want something more substantial, I love it with pasta. Here I tossed it with some pasta and peas, for a dinner that took less than 15 minutes to make.

Linguini with Sautéed Scallops and Peas