Main Dish

Fall Roasted Root Vegetable Pasta with Kale Pesto {Recipe}

Roasted root vegetable pasta with kale pesto is a hearty and nutritious one-bowl meal. A perfect way to celebrate the flavors of the fall season. If you love roasted root vegetables raise your hand. My hand is raised, is yours?! I know it is because who doesn’t love roasted root vegetables! In fact I love root vegetables in a variety of ways, but it should come as no surprise that roasting is my favorite. After all, roasting brings out the sweetness in everything and I have one heck of a sweet to… read more »

Veggie Cauliflower Fried Rice with Crispy Tofu {Recipe ReDux}

This cauliflower fried rice is packed with vegetables and protein, and is much healthier than the classic Chinese take-out version. I am so excited to share this recipe with you today! It’s one that has been on my to-post list for quite a while (you may have seen it in one or more of my Menu Plan Monday menus!), but the first few times I made it I didn’t photograph it or even write down ingredient measurements, and then when I finally did and was ready to post I saw the theme of this monthR… read more »

Farinata with Tomato, Mozzarella, and Pesto Drizzle {Recipe ReDux}

Be transported to Italy with this easy, gluten-free, and vegetarian Farinata with Tomato, Mozzarella, and Pesto. It’s Recipe ReDux time and I’m loving this month’s theme! A Vacation-Inspired Recipe Start unpacking your favorite vacation memories. Think about a trip you took state-side or internationally and create a healthy recipe from an unforgettable meal you enjoyed. Or, create a recipe from a native ingredient you saw or tasted on your travels.  As soon as I… read more »

Summer Steak Salad with Champagne-Shallot Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Umami-rich grilled flank steak tops a bed of baby spinach, crisp green beans, and sweet strawberries in this light summer salad drizzled with a sparkling, tangy Champagne shallot vinaigrette. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Beef Days of Summer,” and developing the recipe found in the July 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. The past few weeks have been brutally ho… read more »

Mushroom Asparagus Pesto Frittata {Recipe}

Savor the flavors of spring and summer with this Mushroom Asparagus Pesto Frittata. Perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or a relaxing weekend brunch. Asparagus season is pretty much over, but you may still find a few good bunches of spears in the supermarket. If you do, I have a great weeknight or weekend brunch recipe for you to make. This Mushroom Asparagus Pesto Frittata is light enough for the hot summer days we’re having, yet it’s also full of flavor thanks to those umam… read more »