Recipes

I hope these everyday recipes can help illustrate how easy, real food can fit into your family’s mealtimes. I continually add recipes, so please check back often if you are looking for real-food inspiration for your next meal!

Please note I do not follow any particular diet, although you will find many lower carb, gluten-free, and grain-free recipes here.


Breakfasts |  Appetizers | Side Dishes |  Salads  |  Soups and Stews  |
Main Dishes—Chicken, Beef and Pork  |  Main Dishes–Seafood  |
Main Dishes–Vegetarian  |  Condiments and Spice Mixes  |  Desserts  | Beverages

Breakfasts
Avocado Tomato Scrambled Eggs
Baked Bacon
Baked Bacon and Egg Cups
Easy Pumpkin Pancakes
Grain-Free Granola
Oatmeal 1-2-3
Smoothies and Breakfast Popsicles (In a Vitamix)

Appetizers
Artichoke Quiche Bites with Sweet Potato Crust (Gluten Free)
Bacon Wrapped Blue Cheese Stuffed Dates
Classic Deviled Eggs
Fast Fresh Salsa (in a Vitamix)
Oven-Baked Chicken Wings (Gluten-free)
Patriotic Seven Layer Dip “Flag”

Side Dishes
Butternut Squash Gratin
Creamed Spinach
Grilled Vegetable Caponata

Salads
A Simple Salad
Avocado Chicken Salad
Cauliflower Salad
Chicken Salad
Skewered Caprese Salad
Tandoori-Style Chicken, Avocado and Mango Salad

Soups and Stews
Butternut Squash Red Lentil Stew (Slow Cooker)
Tomato Bisque

Main Dishes—Chicken, Beef, and Pork
Chicken Fajitas (Slow Cooker)
Chicken Burrito Bowls (Slow Cooker)
Chicken Parmesan
Chicken Satay with Ginger Peanut Sauce
Chicken Tikka Masala (Slow Cooker)
Country Style Pork Ribs (Slow Cooker)
Creamy Asiago Chicken with Mushrooms and Spinach
Grilled Pork Souvlaki
Grilled Tandoori-Style Chicken with Cucumber Raita
Inside Out Egg Roll
Lemon Marinated Chicken Thighs
Meatballs in Sauce (Slow Cooker) with Zoodles
New-Fashioned Meatloaf
One-Pan Roasted Greek Chicken and Vegetables
Taco Tuesday Ground Beef
Teriyaki Chicken (Slow Cooker)
Turkey Taco Boats

Main Dishes–Seafood
Chipotle Lime Salmon
Baked Salmon with Dill Butter
Grilled Basil Shrimp
Phyllo Fish

Main Dishes–Vegetarian
Baked Tofu
Easy Tofu Stir-Fry with Baked Tofu
Thai Yellow Curry with Baked Tofu
Yellow Squash Fritters

Condiments and Spice Mixes
Blue Cheese Dressing
Creole Seasoning Mix
Cucumber Raita (Indian yogurt sauce)
Easy Barbecue Sauce (No Cooking Required)
Garlic Ranch Dressing for Cobb Salad
Guacamole
Taco Seasoning Mix
Seasoning Salt
Tzatziki (Greek yogurt sauce or dip)

Desserts
Apple Cinnamon Mug Cake (Paleo, Gluten Free)
Birthday Lava Cakes (Paleo, Gluten Free)
Chocolate Mug Cake (Paleo, Gluten Free)
Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon and Pecans (Paleo, Gluten Free, No Added Sugar)
Patriotic Red, White and Blue Fruit “Flag”
Whipped Cream (In a Vitamix)

Beverages
Mix-Free Margaritas (In a Vitamix)
Mojitos My Way (Lower Sugar)