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: 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 Instant Pot Meals

Have you jumped on the Instant Pot bandwagon? The combination slow cooker/pressure cooker has legions of fans who credit it with getting homemade meals on the table fast. Pressure cookers have been around for a long time, but this multi-cooker has captured the hearts of modern home cooks in a …

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Monday Meals: Grilled Lemon Chicken Salad

As the seasons change and the days warm up, many of us are craving lighter, fresher flavors. Take advantage of this urge and the sudden availability of bunches of fresh asparagus to make this bright and easy meal. The technique of grilling the lemon adds complexity, depth and a little sweetness …

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Monday Meals: Thai Green Chicken Soup

If winter sniffles and congestion are dragging you down, this soup may be the prescription you need. Ginger and green curry paste bring the congestion clearing heat and garlic may help to reduce the duration of cold symptoms. Increasing liquid consumption is always recommended during a cold, making a warm …

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Monday Meals: Chicken White Bean Chili

Looking for a satisfying dinner with a great time saving shortcut? Basing a soup on a grocery store rotisserie chicken gets dinner on the table fast. This recipe for Chicken White Bean Chili from Fannetastic Food, the work of a D.C. area Registered Dietitian and blogger, is a fantastic combo of …

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Monday Meals: Tahini-Marinated Chicken Thighs with Cucumber-and-Tomato Salad

Make the most of the late-summer vegetable bounty with this recipe for Tahini-Marinated Chicken Thighs with Cucumber-and-Tomato Salad. Tomatoes, cucumbers and fresh herbs are plentiful this time of year. Marinating your chicken in the tahini, herb, garlic and citrus dressing insures it moist and flavorful after grilling. Tahini is a paste made from …

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