Recipes

Chipotle Beef Tacos with Watermelon Salsa {Recipe}

The whole family can participate in taco night with this smoky chipotle beef taco topped with cooling guacamole and watermelon salsa!  A few weeks ago I shared my recipe (and entry into the Beef Checkoff Recipe ReDux sponsored contest) for Steak Tacos with Nectarine Corn Salsa. These tacos were absolutely delicious and I highly recommend making them for the whole family. One issue that came up when eating them though, was that the sliced steak was a little challenging to eat in a taco, especially for t… read more »

Corn & Black Bean Quinoa Salad {Recipe}

Corn and Black Bean Quinoa is a light, summery gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan-friendly salad that’s great as a side dish or for lunch on it’s own. Try it with fresh corn before summer ends or enjoy all year round with frozen corn! I’ve had this recipe sitting on my desk since I made it for our first barbecue of the summer – boy how time flies! With the end of summer nearing, it’s now or never to share this easy side dish with you so you can enjoy it at one of your last summer… read more »

Pistachio-Stuffed Chicken Breasts {Recipe ReDux}

Take the stress out of weeknight dinners with this easy and flavorful pistachio-stuffed chicken dish. Serve with a side of your family’s favorite roasted vegetables and you’re set for a balanced meal! It’s hard to believe we’re almost at the end of August, which means it’s time for another Recipe ReDux and it’s back-to-school season. In a couple of weeks I’ll be sharing a roundup of articles, recipes, and meal planning ideas perfect for fam… read more »

Watermelon Salsa {Recipe}

Hydrating and refreshing watermelon is a summertime favorite, especially for kids. Take it to a gourmet level with this zesty salsa.   I was compensated for writing the original article and developing the recipe found in the August 2015 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. Raise your hand if you love watermelon! [Hand raised] I DO!!! Ever since I was a kid, watermelon has been one of my favorite fruits.… read more »

Soy-Marinated Steak Tacos with Nectarine Corn Salsa {Recipe}

Enjoy the nutrition and health benefits of lean beef with these juicy soy-marinated steak tacos topped with a colorful and nutritious nectarine corn salsa brimming with the flavors of summer. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by The Beef Checkoff and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. If you follow my weekly menu plans you’ll see we have beef for dinner at least once every week or two. A beef-eating registered d… read more »