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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

These veggie-packed latkes, are not your traditional latkes, they’re made with shredded potatoes, carrots, zucchini and bell pepper, and they are cooked in a waffle iron so there’s no need to fry! Top them with sour cream, lox and capers or with apple sauce on the side.

Waffled Vegetable Latkes

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

Spiralized Winter Veggie Gratin is the perfect holiday side dish! Made with spiralized vegetable gratin is made with sweet potatoes, butternut squash, carrots, and parsnips and topped with a white sauce and Gruyere cheese.

Spiralized Winter Veggie Gratin

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash are delicious on their own, but adding bacon and a maple soy glaze makes them over-the-top delicious! Made all on one sheet pan, you can double or triple this recipe to feed a crowd by adding more sheet pans.

Maple Soy Glazed Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash with Bacon

This easy makeover Spinach Gratin is creamy and decadent, with a hint of nutmeg baked in the oven topped with melted cheese for a must at your Holiday table!

Makeover Spinach Gratin

Roasted spaghetti squash with bacon and Parmesan cheese is a great way to top spaghetti squash for an easy, tasty side dish. Although there are several methods to cook spaghetti squash, my favorite way to make it is roasted. To roast the squash, I cut it on half lengthwise, remove the seeds and cook it cut down for about one hour.

Spaghetti Squash with Bacon and Parmesan

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta is the best Brussel sprout recipe! Lightly pan fried until crisp and slightly browned on the edges, it's my favorite way to cook and eat them!

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

I love using my Instant Pot to make Bolognese sauce, it's a staple in my house and great over spaghetti, spaghetti squash or zucchini noodles.

Bolognese Sauce Recipe (Instant Pot)

These savory stuffed sweet potatoes are topped with Italian flavors such as marinara sauce and mozzarella 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

Get the chips ready for this quick and easy No-Cook Salsa recipe! In less than five minutes, you will have a delicious, healthy appetizer or snack everyone will love. It's bright, fresh and takes under 5 minutes!

Easy No-Cook Salsa Recipe

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)

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

These Chicken Marsala Meatballs are a fun twist in the classic dish! Great served over butternut squash or egg noodles.

Chicken Marsala Meatballs

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

Instant Pot One-Pot Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Instant Pot Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

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

Air Fryer Chicken Parmesan

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 is the BEST pepper steak recipe, it's easy, ready in under 20 minutes and it's always a winner with my family. SO good, you'll never buy restaurant pepper steak again!

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

The best low-carb Eggplant Rollatini, made with thin slices of eggplant filled with a spinach and cheese ricotta filling, topped with marinara and mozzarella cheese. No frying, no breadcrumbs!

Best Eggplant Rollatini with Spinach

Meat and cheese boards are my go-to for super chill, no stress summer entertaining. You can load them up with all your favorite cheese, cured meats, fruit, nuts and spreads. Add some wine and baguettes and you have yourself a meal.

How To Make an Epic Charcuterie and Cheese Board

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

These baked Turkey Enchilada Stuffed Poblanos Rellenos are peppers stuffed with a flavorful ground turkey filling, topped with my homemade enchilada sauce and cheese. 

Turkey Enchilada Stuffed Poblanos Rellenos

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