Healthy Grilled Chicken Burgers

With Caramelized Onions Grilled chicken burgers are great any time of year! This homemade grilled chicken burger is a combination of chicken breasts, thighs, caramelized onions and a bit of spice and cheese. You can make the ground chicken patties up ahead of time and grill them right before dinner. The inspiration for this juicy chicken burger recipe came to me years ago from Nordstrom Cafe. They had the best grilled chicken burger I had ever tasted. It was so decadent! It had carame...

Homemade Pepperoni Rolls – Kona Style!

These delicious homemade OMG melt in your mouth pepperoni rolls make the best appetizers or even a delicious dinner along with a side salad. Dip them into ranch dressing and marinara sauce for the ultimate bite. They actually aren't hard to make and can be super quick to put together if you already have the dough made. I suggest using my homemade thin crust pizza dough but you could also substitute any pizza dough (you can often find ready made dough at higher end grocery stores in the ...

Easy Instant Pot Crispy Parmesan Potatoes with Bacon

These crispy potatoes (also called cottage fries) with parmesan cheese, bacon, garlic and herbs make an easy no fuss side dish. Use the Instant Pot to cook the potatoes perfectly and finish up the dish using a nonstick skillet. Depending on your main dish, these Instant Pot potatoes will fit easily within your points/calories if you're careful to limit your serving size. I originally started making these Instant Pot Crispy Potatoes years ago when I wanted some carbs for my skinny kids. ...

Clean Out Your Refrigerator Stir Fry Recipe

This healthy stir fry recipe is made with vegetables and meat you have on hand in your refrigerator. You can use pretty much any protein - beef, chicken, pork, ground turkey, shrimp and whatever vegetables you have in the fridge. The key to this delicious and easy stir fry recipe is the stir fry sauce - a delicious homemade hoisin sauce, which brings it all together and makes it taste great! How to make Clean Out Your Refrigerator Stir Fry in pictures: Cut the vegetables into ...

Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup

Looking for a quick comfort soup? This healthy Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup is perfect when you want a hot, slightly spicy, comfort soup. It's definitely similar to a chicken noodle soup but with a Mexican flair and uses tortillas instead of noodles. There's not much prep work involved, basically you chop the onions, throw in the spices and other ingredients, press the soup button for 30 min and that's it! Can you make it on the stove? Yes definitely! I've included ...

Easy Pan Seared Scallop Tacos with Ginger Scallion Sauce

These Pan Seared Scallop Tacos with Ginger Scallion Sauce are quick and easy to put together especially if you have the Ginger Scallion Sauce already in your fridge. Literally dinner in 5 minutes! (The sauce only takes 15 min to make if you don't have it already in your fridge). Don't skip the sauce! That's the star of the show! These scallop tacos also make fabulous appetizers for a party! Delicious, healthy and fast! My kids absolutely adore them! Can you substitute shrimp for the ...

Easy Ginger Scallion Sauce

This Ginger Scallion Sauce is super easy to make and it takes any dish from blah to WOW in a matter of seconds! Once you realize how easy it is to make, you'll be sure to keep it as a staple in your refrigerator. Try it on fish, chicken, pork, beef and vegetables. Healthy Calories? At first glance of the recipe, you may think, "How is this healthy?" Well you're not going to use a ton of it, just a tiny bit in recipes. And you do need some fat in your diet. Remember, I'm all about ...

List of 18 healthy freezer meals and foods to make when you want to stock your freezer

Many people freak out when they think about "stocking" their freezer but to many of us home cooks and foodies, it's a normal thing to have freezer meals and our freezer stocked with "ready made," food. It's nice not to have to make dinner every night and to be able to just go to your freezer and "pick out," dinner. What kinds of foods are in my freezer? Well some of the items in my freezer are probably a little eccentric for many of you. I do have the staples but I also have things ...

Mexican Stuffed Chicken and Bacon Rolls

Mexican Stuffed Chicken and Bacon Rolls are so yummy you won’t believe they are healthy! This lightened up cream cheese stuffed chicken recipe definitely falls in the comfort food category. Stuffed with green and black olives, pimento, bacon, jalapeño, green onions and a little light cream cheese, they are like a healthy chicken enchilada without the tortilla. Serve them with my homemade Tomatillo Green Salsa or store-bought green salsa and a little Jalapeño Cream. Can I use ...

Crispy Air Fried Reuben Egg Rolls

These crispy air fried Reuben Egg Rolls make an amazing appetizer or even a light dinner. Serve them with my Healthy Thousand Island Dressing or a dab of course mustard. Easy to make and perfect to take to a Superbowl Party or St. Patrick's Day party! You can "fry," them in your air fryer or even bake them in your oven. Inspiration for these delicious air fried egg rolls Inspiration from The Forge in Carmel, California I first had a version of these egg rolls about 15 years ago at one ...