Main Dishes

Grilled Coconut Red Curry Shrimp Skewers with bell pepper and onions are so flavorful, thanks to one of my favorite pantry staples – red curry paste. Coconut Red Curry Shrimp Skewers The shrimp in these Coconut Red Curry Shrimp Skewers marinate in cooling coconut milk, spicy red curry paste and jalapeños, and fresh garlic, ginger,
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Foil Packet Cheesy Sausage and Peppers are so easy to make on the grill if you’re camping, vacationing, or just looking for an easy dinner with even easier cleanup! Foil Packet Cheesy Sausage and Peppers We love sausage and peppers in my house, and these foil packets kick it up a notch flavor-wise with marinara
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This easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork is made with my homemade BBQ sauce – it smells incredible while it slow cooks all day and comes out tender and delicious. Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Pulled pork is one of those dishes you can serve all year round. Perfect for potlucks or large gatherings to feed a
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Grilled Chicken Bruschetta is a summer staple in my house! Basically a caprese made with juicy tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, red onion, garlic and balsamic, a delicious weeknight meal! Grilled Bruschetta Chicken Make the tomatoes the night before or early in the morning and let all the flavors marinate. Then when you are ready to eat
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Grilled Shrimp Panzanella Skewers, layered with summer peaches, tomatoes, and sourdough bread, finished with balsamic and fresh basil. Grilled Shrimp Panzanella Skewers Panzanella is a traditional Italian bread salad, where cubes of (usually stale) bread add some heft to fresh summer vegetables at peak ripeness. Here, the bread is more of a background player with
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Easy Shrimp Egg Rolls inspired by my favorite Chinese take-out only healthier, loaded with shrimp in every bite. Air fryer or baked! Shrimp Egg Rolls I love cooking egg rolls in the air fryer because skipping the frying means they are healthier and lighter (see all my air fryer recipes here). If you don’t have
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Lobster Roll Pasta Salad, inspired by one of my favorite summer sandwiches – a lobster roll – is loaded with lobster in every bite! Lobster Roll Pasta Salad This Lobster Roll Pasta Salad is great for special occasions, impressing company, and for when you want a light and refreshing weeknight meal in the warmer months.
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This spicy, Air Fryer Chicken Sandwich inspired by Chick-fil-a is made with lean chicken breast brined in pickle juice and buttermilk, served with pickles and sriracha mayo  – SO good! Air Fryer Chicken Sandwich Fast-food fried chicken sandwiches are my weakness. So, it doesn’t get much better than a healthier air fried chicken sandwich you
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Cajun spices, tomatoes, onions and peppers give any white fish extra pizazz and a little kick. Super easy and quick! Skillet Cajun Spiced Fish with Tomatoes Here I used flounder, but you can use any white flaky fish fillet! In the summer when we go fishing and catch black striped bass, this is usually my
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Bisteces a la Mexicana is a flavorful Mexican-style beef stew that cooks on low heat with tomatoes, jalapenos, onion, herbs and spices. Bisteces a la Mexicana (Mexican Style Beef Stew) I make Colombian beef stew all the time (Carne Guisada) but wanted to try a Mexican version. Mexican beef has similar ingredients but uses jalapenos,
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This Cheeseburger Crunch Wrap is so easy, stuffed with classic burger ingredients and wrapped in a crunchy tortilla. Use any burger meat you wish here! Cheeseburger Crunch Wrap Recently I shared this Cheeseburger Crunch Wrap on my Instagram and Pinterest feed and it pretty much went viral! So many of you asked for the recipe
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Grilled vegetables from the farmers market shine in this vegetarian orzo pasta salad, perfect as a side dish or meatless main. Grilled Vegetable Orzo Pasta Salad This delicious pasta salad is made with grilled vegetables tossed with orzo, fresh tomatoes, basil, and vinegar and oil. It’s an easy lunch to prep ahead for the week
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Salmon Fried Rice for one is made with with frozen brown rice and riced cauliflower for a quick meal you can whip up in 20 minutes for lunch or dinner. Salmon Fried Rice It’s probably pretty obvious by the many fried rice recipes on my blog that I LOVE fried rice! While I enjoy ordering
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Spanish Tortilla with Pimenton Aioli is a layered potato and egg open-faced omelet. Serve it as an appetizer, snack, or main for breakfast/brunch or a light dinner. Spanish Tortilla with Pimenton Aioli My mom has been making Spanish Tortilla all my life. It’s usually something she’ll bring to a brunch or serve as an appetizer.
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Coconut-Poached Chicken with Bok Choy and Mushrooms served with a cucumber sesame salad is SO simple, fast and flavorful. Coconut-Poached Chicken with Bok Choy and Mushrooms This one-pan cooking method builds a deeply savory, vegetable-packed broth while also keeping the chicken breasts super tender and juicy. Mushrooms, ginger, and coconut milk go a long way
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Italian Turkey Meatball Sheet Pan Dinner made with the most tender turkey meatballs and roasted vegetables for an easy one-pot meal. Italian Turkey Meatball Sheet Pan Dinner These turkey meatballs are seasoned like Italian sausage with fennel seeds, paprika, and red pepper. They’re incredibly light and tender – the tip is adding chicken broth to
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Ahi Tuna Poke Rice Stacks with layers of chunks of sushi-grade tuna, avocado, cucumbers, spicy mayo, and rice layered in fun easy stacks. Ahi Tuna Poke Stacks I’ve been making my easy Spicy California Shrimp Stacks for years, but when I got my hands on some tuna, I thought I would share a tuna poke
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This One-Pot Chicken and Artichoke Cavatappi with kale and sun-dried tomatoes, flavored with lemon juice, garlic, and oregano, is bursting with flavor. One-Pot Chicken and Artichoke Cavatappi The artichokes in this Chicken and Artichoke Cavatappi make this dish extra delicious. If you’ve never cooked with them, this pasta recipe is a great place to start.
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These Baked Eggs are inspired by the Greek spinach pie Spanakopita using the same flavorful spinach filling, only baked with eggs. Spanakopita Baked Eggs This Spanakopita Baked Egg dish is a low-carb take on the classic spanakopita without the phyllo dough. I think this makes a lovely spring dish for breakfast or brunch, but really,
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These spicy Air Fryer Lobster Jalapeño Empanadas are crispy and golden perfection without all the oil used in deep frying. Air Fryer Lobster Jalapeño Empanadas Empanadas bring me back to my summers as a kid spent in Puerto Rico. I ate empanadas (also known as pastelillos) every chance I could from street vendors. My favorites
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