Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe uses chicken sausage in place of pork and a whole lot of garlic! This lightened up version will not disappoint!!
Orecchiette pasta with sausage and broccoli rabe is one of my FAVORITE Italian pasta dishes! The combination of the slightly bitter broccoli rabe combined with the garlic, red pepper flakes, Parmigiano Reggiano and sausage makes my taste buds do the happy dance!! If you’ve never had it, step out of your comfort zone and give it a try.
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This Potato and Green Bean Salad with balsamic vinaigrette is a delicious mayo-free potato salad, perfect for potlucks and a great side dish with anything you’re grilling!
Potato and Green Bean Salad
I have so many potato salad recipes, but this is by far one of my favorites! Some other favorite potato salads are this rainbow potato salad, and this low-carb potato salad (seriously so good!).
Delicious Green Detox Soup with Toasted Hemp Gremolata is not your typical detox soup, this one is loaded with healthy fats and hemp seeds, a complete protein so it keeps you full too! Perfect if you need a reset from a weekend spent indulging!
Green Detox Soup
For those of you who spent the weekend indulging – whether it was too much wine, chips or dessert – this healthy green soup for you! Way better than sipping a green juice, because it’s in the form of a soup that will also keep you satiated.
This light and easy chicken salad recipe made with leftover rotisserie chicken breast meat and my homemade ranch dressing. Great for lunch and meal prep!
Ranch Chicken Salad
I love keeping chicken salad on hand for easy lunch for the week. Buying a small container of the pre-made stuff is so expensive, and never as good as homemade. A few other chicken salad recipes I keep on rotation are Chicken Waldorf Salad, Chicken Salad with Avocado, Chicken Salad with Lemon and Dill and Cilantro Chicken Salad.
This low-carb Crustless Ham and Cheese Quiche is light and delicious, perfect for breakfast or brunch (or even a light dinner)! Made with a leftover ham or ham steak, broccoli and Swiss Cheese.
Crustless Ham and Cheese Quiche
This quiche is keto, gluten-free and easy to make! Add a salad on the side and it’s the perfect light meal. Of course, you can use any cheese you wish here, or leave the ham out like I did in this Crustless Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche. If you want a quiche with crust, you may also like this Spinach and Ricotta Quiche and this Chicken Quiche which are so popular on my site.
This easy Key Lime Yogurt Pie is a cross between a key lime pie and a key lime cheesecake with a light, creamy filling that is sweet and tart, made with key lime juice, yogurt and cream cheese in a graham cracker crust.
Key Lime Yogurt Pie
The filling requires no baking, it’s set with gelatin so if you wish to make this a no-bake pie, you can also use a ready-made graham cracker crust. This was so delicious I had to get it out of my house, as I tested it a few times to get it just right! If you have been following me, you probably know how much I love pie, it’s my favorite type of dessert and the only sweets I really crave. Some other pies I love are this Peanut Butter Pie and this Mixed Berry Pie.
I combined two of my favorite foods – Chicken Parmesan and Lasagna to make this delicious Chicken Parmesan Lasagna, the perfect family-friendly dish to feed a large crowd!
Chicken Parmesan Lasagna
You’re going to need a really deep baking dish to make this!! This extra deep lasagna has 5 layers of noodles (I used no-bake), with two layers of breaded chicken cutlets (yeah baby!) in between all that saucy, cheesy goodness!
This quick weeknight Chicken and Asparagus Lemon Stir Fry is perfect for spring, made with lean chicken breast, asparagus, fresh lemon, garlic and ginger.
Chicken and Asparagus Lemon Stir Fry
Chicken stir fry nights happen often in my house! I add any vegetables I have on hand and try to use vegetables that are in season. I love the asparagus and lemon combo here, it’s perfect for Spring! It’s great over brown rice or cauliflower rice to make it a meal.
Pucker Up! These sweet and tangy Honey Lemon Bars made with fresh lemon, lemon zest and honey and a whole wheat shortbread crust are a little lighter than traditional lemon bars, but are so tasty and hard to resist.
I love a good sweet and tangy lemon treat. Some of my other favorite lemon treats are Lemon Cheesecake Yogurt Cups, Pink Lemonade Confetti Cupcakes and Lemon Cranberry Scones.
I love this lighter take on Eggs Benedict made with Canadian bacon, Swiss chard and poached eggs on a whole wheat English muffin. Perfect for breakfast or brunch!
To lighten these, I skip the Hollandaise sauce which shaves off hundreds of calories, since the egg yolks are perfectly silky on their own! This is delicious, you won’t miss it!