Dinner

Easy and quick dinner ideas to help you get a healthy dinner on the table fast!

Revolutionary Broccoli Salad (Gluten-Free, Vegetarian)

Revolutionary Broccoli Salad (Gluten-Free, Vegetarian)

If you follow me on Instagram or Tik Tok, you know that I’ve started a Hungry Lady Salad series and this means LOTS of delicious, healthy, filling salads are coming your way.  Perhaps you’ve tried the Tuscan Kale Chopped Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing. That…

White Bean + Chicken Sausage Soup with Greens  (Gluten-Free, Dairy Free)

White Bean + Chicken Sausage Soup with Greens (Gluten-Free, Dairy Free)

This soup is for my hungry ladies.  Or men.  Anyone with a stomach and taste buds really. It’s hearty, healthy, and so satisfying… a real meal in a bowl type of soup.  It comes together in just 30 minutes but tastes like it’s been simmering…

Baked Stuffed Shrimp Casserole                     (Gluten-Free)

Baked Stuffed Shrimp Casserole (Gluten-Free)

My mom has been making baked stuffed shrimp for Christmas Eve for decades. Growing up, it was the one time of year we ate that dish, and I always looked forward to it.  It felt like the open door to the Christmas holiday, I have…

Make-Ahead Gravy  (Gluten Free)

Make-Ahead Gravy (Gluten Free)

The day I found out I could make my Thanksgiving gravy ahead of time was the day my whole holiday life changed.  Where had I been?! For many of us, myself included, making gravy the day of Thanksgiving always felt a bit stressful.  Will there…

Hasselback Butternut Squash with Maple Sage Butter, Red Chile, + Pumpkin Seeds                   (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Hasselback Butternut Squash with Maple Sage Butter, Red Chile, + Pumpkin Seeds (Vegan, Gluten Free)

If you’ve been here for a while, you know that I don’t tend to go heavy on the Thanksgiving food posts.  This is not because I don’t love Thanksgiving, I do.   It is because, of all the holidays, I find Thanksgiving to be the one…

The Ultimate Grilled Chicken Marinade (Paleo, Dairy Free, Gluten Free)

The Ultimate Grilled Chicken Marinade (Paleo, Dairy Free, Gluten Free)

If there is one marinade you need for summer, it’s this one. When I am having people over for a barbecue, this is one of the recipes I turn to.  It’s quick to throw together, packed with tart, salty, sweet, COMPLEX flavor and does all…

Zucchini Lasagna Boats (Low Carb, Gluten Free)

Zucchini Lasagna Boats (Low Carb, Gluten Free)

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love lasagna.  Layers of pasta, savory tomato sauce, seasoned meat, melted cheese – what’s not to like?   I do, however, know many people like myself who look for ways to lighten up their favorite comfort food dishes like lasagna. …

Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini + Basil (Gluten Free, Vegetarian)

Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini + Basil (Gluten Free, Vegetarian)

Oh, this pasta. This.  Pasta. This is exactly the pasta I want to eat in the summer when produce is at its peak and the days are long and hot.   This Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini is loaded with vegetables and has a delicious sauce…

Hashed Brussels Sprouts with Lemon + Poppy Seeds (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Hashed Brussels Sprouts with Lemon + Poppy Seeds (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Know someone who doesn’t like Brussels sprouts?  Let’s change their mind. These Brussels are inspired by the famed Union Square Cafe in New York City, and they are SO delicious.  They are sliced thin (I use a mandolin for this) and tossed with lemon, fragrant…

Mexican Street Corn Salad (Esquites) – (Gluten Free, Vegetarian)

Mexican Street Corn Salad (Esquites) – (Gluten Free, Vegetarian)

My husband declared this “Maybe the best salad I’ve ever made.”  And I make a LOT of salads. Granted, it’s basically Mexican Street Corn in a bowl, and a popular dish in Mexico called Esquites.  It is easy to make, filled with rich flavors that…

Sixty Second Coleslaw (Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Sixty Second Coleslaw (Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

I love a good summer barbecue, don’t you?  Here in New England, we wait months for the privilege of al fresco dining, and it’s a very welcome change each time the weather gets warmer. As much as I crave summer desserts like this one, and…

Spicy Sambal Shrimp Lettuce Cups (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo)

Spicy Sambal Shrimp Lettuce Cups (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo)

It’s finally summer, which means less meals roasting in the oven and more of these light, refreshing suppers around here. This recipe is a perfect weeknight dinner, as the shrimp get a quick 30 minute marinade and then cook on the stovetop for under 5…

Saucy Coconut Spiced Chickpeas (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Saucy Coconut Spiced Chickpeas (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Okay, I’m excited about this. This recipe, if I do say so, is a bit of a marvel.  I even surprised myself when I first made it, it tasted like it had been cooking for hours and was both hearty and nourishing in a way…

3 Ingredient Miso Butter Sweet Potatoes (Vegetarian)

3 Ingredient Miso Butter Sweet Potatoes (Vegetarian)

I know you’re reading this because the idea of using three ingredients to make a delicious dish is appealing to you.  I don’t blame you, it’s appealing to me too. Unfortunately, many dishes marketed this way feel forced, and even incomplete.  Not so here.  I…

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Lime Crema (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Lime Crema (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

Oh, tacos, how I love thee. With Cinco de Mayo coming up, of course I was going to bring you a Mexican inspired recipe.  However,  I had these cauliflower tacos locked and loaded to post in the next few weeks anyway because they are SO…

Loaded Portabello Mushroom “Pizzas” (Gluten Free)

Loaded Portabello Mushroom “Pizzas” (Gluten Free)

When I posted a preview of these on my Instagram stories, I got so many messages asking for the recipe that I knew I needed to get this one out quickly.  They are so easy, and so good. Portabello mushrooms are filled with traditional pizza…

Baked Goat Cheese Pasta with Lemon + Crispy Prosciutto (Gluten Free Friendly)

Baked Goat Cheese Pasta with Lemon + Crispy Prosciutto (Gluten Free Friendly)

I’m back with another pasta dish that I think you’re going to LOVE. This Baked Goat Cheese Pasta with Lemon + Crispy Proscuitto is really something.  It is absolutely delicious, with a sauce made from goat cheese garlic, pasta water, and lemon that clings to…

One-Pan Skillet Spaghetti (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

One-Pan Skillet Spaghetti (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)

The internet has been going a little crazy for one-pan pastas lately. You may have heard of the Baked Feta Pasta trend, which I’ll admit, is actually worth the hype.  I’ve adapted a few recipes based on that method and will be sharing one very…



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