Main Dish

Asian-Style Farro Buddha Bowl with Crispy Baked Tofu {Recipe}

Stick to your healthy eating goals with this vegetarian and vegan-friendly Farro Buddha Bowl packed with veggies and protein, and full of Asian inspired flavor. Buddha bowls are a big deal in the foodie world these days – according to Pinterest they’re predicted to be among the top 10 food trends of 2017. You’ve probably seen your fair share of them across social media and for good reason – they’re easy to put together, comforting yet healthy, full of flavor, and g… read more »

Baked Tilapia with Fennel & Dried Plums {Recipe}

Herb and spice-rubbed baked tilapia is served over a bed of caramelized  fennel, onions, and dried plums for a quick and easy weeknight dinner and delicious way to boost your seafood intake. This recipe originally appeared in the January 2017 issue of Today’s Dietitian Magazine. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Tender Tilapia,” and developing the recipe, but I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. Do yo… read more »

Nicoise Pasta Salad {Recipe}

Take the classic French salad for a spin with this quick and easy Nicoise Pasta Salad. A perfect weeknight dinner the whole family will love! Do you recognize this pasta dish? I posted a similar picture of it in one of my Menu Plan Monday posts back in October upon my return from the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. This Nicoise Pasta Salad was inspired by the Chopped-style contest I participated in during the recipe writing and food photography workshop I took at the conference. My photograph… read more »

Fall Roasted Root Vegetable Pasta with Kale Pesto {Recipe}

Roasted root vegetable pasta with kale pesto is a hearty and nutritious one-bowl meal. A perfect way to celebrate the flavors of the fall season. If you love roasted root vegetables raise your hand. My hand is raised, is yours?! I know it is because who doesn’t love roasted root vegetables! In fact I love root vegetables in a variety of ways, but it should come as no surprise that roasting is my favorite. After all, roasting brings out the sweetness in everything and I have one heck of a sweet to… read more »

Veggie Cauliflower Fried Rice with Crispy Tofu {Recipe ReDux}

This cauliflower fried rice is packed with vegetables and protein, and is much healthier than the classic Chinese take-out version. I am so excited to share this recipe with you today! It’s one that has been on my to-post list for quite a while (you may have seen it in one or more of my Menu Plan Monday menus!), but the first few times I made it I didn’t photograph it or even write down ingredient measurements, and then when I finally did and was ready to post I saw the theme of this monthR… read more »