Monday Meals: Peach-Glazed Pork Tenderloin

An easy grilled meal doesn’t have to star hamburgers or hotdogs. This recipe for Peach-Glazed Pork Tenderloin is just as fast, but significantly more sophisticated. A grill pan on the stove top works great, but why heat up the kitchen and scrub a pan if you don’t have to? The …

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Monday Meals: Greek-Style Tuna Salad

This salad strikes me as the perfect weeknight summer meal. It simplifies my life in two ways: by featuring pantry staples and helping to use up all of the farmer’s market veggies that I have scooped up over the weekend. Lightly-dressed, fresh tomatoes and cucumbers form the vibrant base of …

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Monday Meals: Chicken Gyro Salad

We are always on the lookout for a new summer salad, especially one that keeps the kitchen cool. Smitten Kitchen wins the prize this week with a vibrant Chicken Gyro Salad, featuring fresh veggies, grilled chicken and a delicious tzatziki dressing. Serve it with soft pitas for trapping every last …

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Monday Meals: Turn off the Heat, No-Cook Meals

Can’t stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen? No way! Rising temperatures inspire us to make meal prep simple and cool. Skip the oven and even the grill; serve up delicious and healthy meals that feature raw or precooked elements and stay chill. We’re not the only ones trying …

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My Struggle With Lyme Disease

  Dana Parish, an American singer songwriter, lived through a frustrating and frightening experience with Lyme Disease in 2014. Regardless of her early diagnosis and treatment, she developed debilitating symptoms. She wrote about her exhausting, but persistent efforts to find the cure that she needed for the Womenshealth.gov blog.   A …

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Monday Meals: Make a Mid-Week Fiesta with Fish Tacos

Fish tacos are the perfect mid-week, pick-me-up meal. Something about assembling your custom plate, choosing from the bright toppings and spicy garnishes, treating yourself to an extra slice of creamy avocado – it feels like a little party. When you chose grilled or baked fish as your star, you get …

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Monday Meals: Salmon Salad with Parsley and Capers

Wild caught salmon is a fantastically healthy protein source. High in Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and Omega 3 Fatty Acids, as well as a host of other important nutrients, consuming salmon is a great way to meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendation of 8 ounces of seafood a week (for …

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Monday Meals: Fresh Spring Rolls

When the craving for a crunchy, healthy, flavorful meal hits, most of us start thinking about salad. We love a salad too, don’t get us wrong! But sometimes we need to switch it up, ditch the fork, swap vinaigrette for dipping sauce and make spring rolls. Vietnamese spring rolls are typically …

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Monday Meals: Healthy Oven Roasted Chickpeas

Many of us have a can of neglected chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) in the pantry. Don’t let that delicious fiber and protein go to waste! Make yourself a quick and delicious snack that you can feel virtuous about. A bowl of hummus, the smooth and delicious mediterranian dip, …

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Monday Meals: Cauliflower for the Cauliflower Haters

Cauliflower is everywhere! You may have noticed that in the last 5 years the crunchy, white cruciferous veg has jumped from the crudités platter to the center of the entree. Its ability to masquerade as rice or mashed potatoes propelled it to fame during the low-carb craze and many adventuring chefs …

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