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Category: healthy dinners

Green Goddess Sandwich

This Green Goddess Sandwich on whole grain bread is perfect. It is light and so healthy! The best meal on these hot summer days! It is loaded with tons of veggies, a slice of provolone and black pepper aoli slathered on the bread. I am telling you, this sandwich has it all! Bread options I…

Teriyaki chicken burgers

Let me just start this post by saying these teriyaki chicken burgers are not the easiest recipe I have posted. I will, however, post several shortcut suggestions if you are short on time. This can actually be a really quick meal if you simplify. Anatomy of the teriyaki chicken burger Okay, here is the layout…

Whole grain pizza

Sources The recipe for this whole grain pizza dough came from a friend of mine Sara. She is a big time sourdough artist, and makes amazing pizza. She recommended a book to me by Peter Reinhart (fan girl moment)called Perfect Pan Pizza. If you are interested in pizza making at all, I highly recommend…

Blackened Halibut Bowl

Although I grew up in Alaska where seafood is readily available, halibut was always a little harder to come by. It is ALWAYS a treat. My parents are good enough to send me several filets a year and I am so grateful for that. This Blackened Halibut Bowl is one of the recipes I love…

Chicken tostadas

The best thing about these yummy chicken tostadas? The chicken is cooked in the pressure cooker and is ready within about 30 minutes or so, depending on how long you pressure takes to heat up and pressure. You can also double this recipe and use it for a simple meal prep idea. Here’s…

Salmon Fritters

Salmon Fritters, oh how I love you! I grew in Alaska and we ate a lot of salmon, but I never appreciated it growing up. It was just always there and we ALWAYS ate it. You see I grew up in large family- there were 10 of us kids (I know, I know. I have…

Greek Meatball Buddha Bowl

I am trying really hard to eat healthier meals, but to be perfectly honest, it is a struggle. With all the commotion happening right now, generally I am craving sweets and processed foods. I do still really love foods like this Greek Meatball Buddha Bowl. They are great to make batch ingredients and throw it…

Easter Menu Recipes

I thought I would do a little round up of some of my favorite Easter meal ideas. I have plenty to choose from, so you should definitely be able to find that would work for you and your family! In our homes, carbs are king. We LOVE our rolls and bread with meals. It seems…

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe From Scratch

With our weather currently experiencing some bi polar issues, one day it’s hot, one day it’s cold… soup season is still in style right now. This Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe From Scratch is a favorite here. It is my oldest son’s favorite soup, but it is also…

Lentil and Spinach Soup

Lentil soup is a standard in our house in the winter. I don’t make tons of soups, but lentil is always a favorite. This Lentil Spinach soup is a variation of my basic recipe I make. I had a lot of spinach that needed to be used up and this was the perfect…