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French onion soup is one of my favorite soups, we order it all the time at our neighborhood restaurant but it's just as easy to make from scratch and so much lighter.

French Onion Soup

Taco Tuesday just got a little better with these low-carb Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados – I'm obsessed!

Low-Carb Turkey Taco Stuffed Avocados

Authentic Arroz Con Pollo, or Latin chicken and rice, is the ultimate one-pot meal. It’s a classic Colombian dish that I grew up on that I now love to cook for my family.

Arroz Con Pollo, Lightened Up

Crock Pot French Dip

Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwich with Caramelized Onions

These easy BLT Roll Ups with Turkey and Avocado are delicious and perfect for school lunch.

BLT Roll Ups with Turkey and Avocado

Orecchiette Pasta with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe uses chicken sausage in place of pork and a whole lot of garlic! This lightened up version will not disappoint!!

Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

I combined two of my favorite foods – Chicken Parmesan and Lasagna to make this delicious Chicken Parmesan Lasagna, the perfect family-friendly dish to feed a large crowd!

Chicken Parmesan Lasagna

Cheesy Rotisserie Chicken Enchilada Skillet

Cheesy Rotisserie Chicken Enchilada Skillet

Pasta in a decadent creamy, homemade, butternut squash pasta sauce, with no cream! The spicy chicken sausage and sage is the perfect compliment, this pasta dish is filling and comforting on a chilly night.

Pasta with Butternut Squash Sauce, Spicy Sausage and Baby Spinach

Your kids will love these Turkey Club Roll Ups packed in their bento style lunchbox!

Bento Box Turkey Club Roll Ups

Grilled chicken, zucchini and tomatoes topped with a light spinach-arugula basil pesto served over couscous.

Grilled Pesto Chicken Couscous Bowls

This Carne Asada steak salad is made with everything I love – juicy steak, pico de gallo, Monterey Jack cheese and guacamole.

Carne Asada Steak Salad

Orecchiette Pasta with Chicken Sausage and Broccoli is one of my favorite weeknight pasta dishes, my family loves it!

Orecchiette Pasta with Chicken Sausage and Broccoli

Turmeric Braised Chicken with Golden Beets and Leeks is a flavorful dish layered with vegetables and spices, covered with wine and baked in a casserole dish.

Turmeric Braised Chicken with Golden Beets and Leeks

This fall lasagna swaps pasta for butternut squash layered with a chicken sausage meat sauce, ricotta, and mozzarella. Simply wonderful, you won't miss the pasta!

Noodle-less Butternut-Sausage Lasagna

Taco night happens once a week in my house, these are the BEST ground beef tacos made from scratch! This taco recipe is also great with ground turkey!

Madison’s Favorite Beef Tacos (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot)

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

This Sicilian Rice Ball Casserole takes one of my favorite appetizers (arancini) and turns it into a weeknight meal. Freezes well for make ahead meals and it's also great for potlucks.

Sicilian Rice Ball Casserole (Arancini)

These gluten free chocolate tartlets are a fun twist on my favorite camping dessert, S'mores! Crushed graham cracker bottoms, yummy chocolate filling and a marshmallow Italian meringue on top.

Gluten-Free S’mores Tartlets

Easy gluten free coconut macaroons shaped like a bird's nest, filled with mini chocolate Cadbury eggs – a tasty Easter treat!

Coconut Macaroon Nests

Spicy Whole Wheat Linguini with Sausage and Roasted Peppers

This delicious PB + J Smoothie is made with strawberries, blueberries, peanut butter and almond milk – and it's my favorite smoothie to order when I'm in my gym

PB + J Smoothie

These lightened-up red velvet pancakes are made with a blend of white whole wheat flour and all purpose, then topped with a light cream cheese topping.  I adore red velvet, so I can't think of a more fitting time to make red velvet pancakes, then for Valentine's Day!

Red Velvet Pancakes with Cream Cheese Topping

This skinny eggnog cake is so delicious. Simply combine a yellow box cake mix with nutmeg, Chobani, water, egg whites and you'll have a perfect holiday dessert!

Skinny Eggnog Cake

By replacing the lasagna noodles with thin sliced zucchini you can create a delicious, lower carb (gluten-free) lasagna that's loaded with vegetables, and you won't miss the pasta!

Zucchini Lasagna Recipe

If you love a Greek Salad, then you'll love this sandwich. Crisp Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, kalamata olives, feta cheese and red onion on ciabatta bread with a touch of oil and red wine vinegar.

Greek Salad Sandwich

BLT with Avocado sandwich for the bacon lovers in your life! Bacon, lettuce, tomato and avocado on toasted whole grain bread, a quick healthy lunch.

BLT with Avocado

I love Thai food so there is no surprise that I’m a big fan of Pad Thai, or Thai stir-fried rice noodles. If you have dined at Thai restaurants, I’m sure you have had Pad Thai. Pad Thai is quite possibly the most famous dish outside of Thailand. This version has been lightened up. If you would like to make it low carb, swap out the rice noodles for zucchini noodles.

Shrimp Pad Thai on the Lighter Side

Skinny chocolate chip cookies made with absolutely no butter or oil sandwiched together with fat-free frozen yogurt and colored sprinkles. If this doesn't say summer, I don't know what does!

Skinny Chocolate Chip Fro-Yo Sandwiches

Melted Swiss cheese, asparagus, prosciutto, arugula and garlic mayonnaise pressed in a ciabatta panini. Did that just make your stomach growl?

Asparagus Prosciutto Panini with Garlic Mayo