You want your hungry family to enjoy healthy and delicious meals, but you’re not a short order cook and you don’t have hours to spend in the kitchen. With a little planning and guidance, you can feed your family balanced meals that everyone — kids and adults — will love.

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Mediterranean Style Egg and Cheese

| Pin this Recipe Smoky halloumi, fragrant roasted tomatoes, creamy avocado, and poached eggs top whole grain sourdough bread in this Mediterranean style egg and cheese sandwich. Breakfast for dinner is one of my favorite meal categories. When I was growing up, eggs or pancakes showed up on the dinner table at least once a week. I never thought anything strange…

Vegetarian Greek Lentil Stuffed Zucchini Boats

| Pin this Recipe Vegetarian Greek Lentil Stuffed Zucchini Boats are the ultimate meatless dinner idea to use up that end of summer produce. This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. I’m so excited to have my assistant and fellow registered dietitian nutritionist Emily Cooper here today to share this end of summer recipe with you…

40+ Recipes that Boost Flavor with Herbs and Spices

Pin these Flavor-Boosting Recipes Thanks to herbs and spices, these 40+ flavor-boosting recipes are nutritious and delicious without lots of added sodium, fat and calories! Adding flavor to food can be fun and simple and doesn’t have to involve increased calories, unhealthy fat, added sugar, and sodium. I love cooking with herbs and spices – they’re an easy and healthy…

Greek Zucchini Pie

| Pin this Recipe Golden crisp on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside, this savory zucchini pie with mint speaks summer. When we moved into our house a few years ago, my husband suggested I start a vegetable garden. As much as I wanted to, I didn’t feel like I could really take on the work and upkeep…

Spicy Cherry Chutney

| Pin this Recipe This Spicy Cherry Chutney is sweet and sour with a bit of a kick. The perfect condiment to serve at your summer barbecue! This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Cherries are in season and boy does that make me happy! I love sitting on my back patio on warm summer nights, post-BBQ,…

Meal Planning Made Easy – Enter the Giveaway!

This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Just a few weeks ago I filled you in on my big news about my new book, 52 Week Meal Planner, which is officially on-sale in just 8 days! Well, as it turns out, there’s another book coming out the same day (July 31st) that is the perfect pair with…

The Ultimate Meal Planning Resource: 52-Week Meal Planner

Take the guesswork out of meal planning with the help of the ultimate resource – my 52-Week Meal Planner workbook! Share the 52-Week Meal Planner on Pinterest This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. If you’ve been visiting me here on this blog for a while now, you know meal planning is my jam. After all,…

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