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A lighter take on the classic Waldorf Chicken Salad served in lettuce leaves so you can eat them with your hands instead of a fork!

Updated Waldorf Salad Cups

Chicken sausage, bell peppers, onions and mushrooms simmered in a marinara sauce then baked in the casserole with whole wheat macaroni topped with mozzarella.

Chicken Sausage and Peppers Macaroni Casserole

These sweet potatoes are sliced and roasted in the oven, then drizzled with balsamic and topped with parmesan and fresh herbs.

Parmesan Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Balsamic Glaze

A Thanksgiving dessert table is never complete without the pumpkin pie. This pumpkin pie recipe is quick and easy, made with refrigerated pie crust rolled out thinner, to lighten it up.

Skinny Pumpkin Pie

These EASY Bacon Topped Petite Turkey Meatloaf with BBQ Sauce are so moist with the addition of grated zucchini to the meatloaf mix!

Bacon Topped Petite Turkey Meatloaf with BBQ Sauce

Slimmed Down Shrimp Po’ Boy

Hearty eggplant is one of the best vegetable substitutes to make these luscious, meatless “meatballs”. Whether you serve them as a meatless main course piled on top of zoodles or pasta, or served as an appetizer, these eggplant meatballs are delish!

Eggplant “Meatballs”

Green Scallop Tacos with a spicy green herb cucumber and avocado salsa and a squeeze of lime juice on top, so good!

Green Scallop Tacos

Overnight oats are so simple to make, I just soak the oats a few hours or overnight in any kind of milk along with chia seeds, then top with honey and figs. No cooking required!

Overnight Oats with Figs and Honey

Sweet, succulent roasted chicken. Get a napkin and be prepared to get your fingers dirty!

Sticky Baked Chicken with Apricot, Sage and Lemon Zest

One Pot Cheesy Turkey Taco Chili Mac recipe is so easy and protein packed! Made with taco seasoning, beans, and pasta shells topped with cheese is a favorite in my home! Bonus points for dirtying only one pot!

One Pot Cheesy Turkey Taco Chili Mac

Quinoa Fiesta Enchilada Bake made with quinoa, black beans, corn, cilantro and green chiles topped with a quick homemade enchilada sauce and cheesy goodness!

Quinoa Fiesta Enchilada Bake

Crock Pot Maple Dijon Chicken Drumsticks is an EASY slow cooker chicken dish made with only 6 ingredients, including the salt and pepper! Kid-friendly and delicious – the chicken literally falls off the bone!

Crock Pot Maple Dijon Chicken Drumsticks

This is chili with a buffalo chicken twist! So easy to make and SOOOO good – perfect for game watching or any night of the week!

Buffalo Chicken and Bean Chili

Asian Farro Medley with Salmon is made with shiitake mushrooms, snap peas, ginger, garlic and spices. Not only is this dish absolutely delicious, it's also high in protein, omega-3's and is ready in about 30 minutes.

Asian Farro Medley with Salmon

Chilled Lobster Salad with Sweet Summer Corn and Tomatoes, the perfect light summer salad made with sweet summer corn, grape tomatoes, garden herbs and chilled steamed lobster.

Chilled Lobster Salad with Sweet Summer Corn and Tomatoes

Quinoa chickpea and avocado salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, lime juice and cilantro – a flavorful vegetarian salad loaded with protein, fiber and healthy fats. 

Quinoa Chickpea and Avocado Salad

Spicy shrimp with garlic, zucchini noodles (zoodles), tomatoes and a squeeze of lemon – I just inhaled this EASY low-carb, gluten-free, paleo-friendly dish for lunch which took less than 20 minutes to make, start to finish and it was DELICIOUS!

Zucchini Noodles with Lemon-Garlic Spicy Shrimp

These Santa Fe turkey lettuce wraps are SO good, you'll WANT to save some leftover turkey just to make them (or leftover chicken breast would work too)! Have you ever had the Spinach Santa Fe Egg Rolls with the Cilantro Ranch Dipping Sauce from Chili's? They're dangerously good – I don't even want to know how many calories they are. That's where the inspiration for these lighter lettuce wraps came from.

Turkey Santa Fe Lettuce Wraps

Whole wheat pasta baked in the oven with a quick pumpkin sauce made with bacon, shallots, pecorino cheese and a touch of rosemary then topped with mozzarella cheese. This is such a great Fall dish, and my husband loved how it turned out!

Cheesy Baked Pumpkin Pasta

Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake Squares with a gingersnap pecan crust – so good, less guilt and perfect for the Holidays!

Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake Squares

Homemade classic tuna noodle casserole, the quintessential American dish made from scratch and under $10 to make, the kids love it!

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Whole wheat buttermilk pancakes made with pumpkin puree, pure maple syrup, pumpkin pie spice and pecans – a perfect lazy autumn Sunday morning breakfast.

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pecan Pancakes

If only this photo could capture just how incredibly delicious this garlic infused roast beef sandwich is with melted Swiss cheese and sweet caramelized onions!

Roast Beef Sandwich with Melted Swiss & Onions

Turkey burgers with a cayenne pepper kick! Here's a fun way to turn boring turkey burgers into something with a little more exciting. If you're a buffalo wing fan, you'll love the flavors in this turkey burger topped with a broccoli slaw tossed with my very own homemade blue cheese dressing.

Buffalo Turkey Cheeseburger with Blue Cheese Broccoli Slaw

Black beans, chick peas, tomatoes, cilantro and avocado are tossed with a cumin-lime vinaigrette – I love the bright, fresh flavors of this quick and easy salad! Perfect for lunch, Meatless Mondays, or even as a side dish with grilled steak, shrimp or chicken.

Fiesta Bean Salad

Creamy risotto, cooked with Spring asparagus, fresh herbs, Parmigiano-Reggiano and a touch of lemon. Perfect as a meatless main dish if you use vegetable broth, or wonderful as a side with grilled shrimp.

Spring Asparagus Risotto

Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup made with cabbage, potatoes, bell peppers and aromatics simmered on the stove with corned beef create this wonderful one pot meal – a fun twist on a Classic Irish dish!

Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup

A chicken and sausage stew made with skinless chicken legs and spicy andouille sausage simmered with flavors from the deep south – without the extra fat.

Chicken and Andouille Sausage Stew

Shepherd's pie filled with ground turkey sautéed with mixed vegetables, sliced mushrooms and fresh herbs with a savory garlic sweet potato topping. Comfort food without the guilt!

Turkey Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie