Cucumber Dill Salmon

salmon filet topped with cucumber dill sauce + brussels sprouts

Dinner | October 17, 2019 | By

Cucumber Dill Salmon ~ pan seared salmon topped with a creamy cucumber dill suace. Light, easy, healthy weeknight dinner ready in just 20 minutes. 

Repost: recipe remains the same. 

With the holiday season coming, I really try to eat a little lighter before the onset of all the goodies. Emphasis: try.

That means incorporating recipes like this Cucumber Dill Salmon. Pan seared salmon, topped with a tangy, creamy cucumber dill sauce made all in the same skillet. 

Light, easy 20 minute healthy weeknight dinner so elegant you can easily entertain with it.

A few ingredients come together to form the cucumber dill sauce ~ sour cream, heavy cream and mayonnaise are not among them. 


Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Mexican Stuffed Peppers ~ seasoned ground beef, rice and black beans topped with cheese and baked in colorful bell peppers and a bold enchilada sauce.

Dinner | September 10, 2017 | By

Easy Mexican Stuffed Peppers ~ made with bold seasoned ground beef OR turkey, rice  and black beans topped with cheese and baked in zesty enchilada sauce. A delicious healthy Mexican dish that doesn’t sacrifice taste.

The inspiration for these easy Mexican Stuffed Peppers recipe came from our garden, which is overrun with tomatoes and bell peppers. Of course, these beautiful peppers are available all year your nearest grocery, too.

This Mexican version of stuffed peppers takes full advantage of our love of spicy food. It’s also a healthy Mexican food option that doesn’t leave you . . . well, stuffed.  


Turkey Meatballs and Marinara

Turkey Meatballs and Marinara: Tender, juicy meatballs seared then simmered in robust marinara sauce. Healthy twist on a classic without sacrificing taste.

Dinner | February 27, 2017 | By

Turkey Meatballs and Marinara ~ juicy turkey meatballs simmered in rich homemade marinara. Serve with whole grain pasta for a delicious, healthy meal.

If you think beef is the only way to go with meatballs, think again. Turkey Meatballs and Marinara are pan-seared then braised in rich, robust marinara for a dish that not only your family will love but it’s classy enough (if you’re the type that has classy friends) for company too.

While I could be perfectly content with old-school marinara my husband is a card-carrying carnivore that needs meat and actually believes it improves his life. Who am I to argue?

These turkey meatballs won over the carnivore who calls them “fowl balls“. I can’t make this stuff up. They’ll win over your pickiest eater, too.