Main Dishes

Make healthy meals at home with these easy main dish recipes

  • Creamy cauliflower mac and cheese gets its smooth texture and rich flavor from a whole head of cauliflower, rather than fat or flour. So cheesy and good!

Recipe: Creamy Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

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Nothing says "comfort food" like a big dish of homemade macaroni and cheese. It's also a universal kid-pleaser. Mac and cheese can lean toward the [...]

  • Creamy Baked Pasta Rosa can be made with gluten free or whole wheat noodles. Homemade organic cream sauce, diced tomatoes and raw milk cheese...mmmm!

Recipe: Creamy Baked Pasta Rosa

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We've had turkey twice this month, tons of pumpkin and cranberry and all the usual holiday favorites. To be honest, I have to say that [...]

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Recipe: Chicken with Lemon Cream Sauce

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Savory chicken with lemon cream sauce. Sound delicious, right? It is. It's also really easy. It was one of those evenings when I'd managed to [...]

  • Make homemade yogurt using organic pasteurized or raw milk. It's quick, easy and so good for you!

Recipe: Homemade Yogurt

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Homemade yogurt is a favorite at our house. We often eat it for breakfast or lunch, and it's a great addition to sauces and salad [...]

  • This delicious Greek lemon chicken is healthy and so savory. Fresh tomatoes, Brussels sprouts and lemons complement the chicken. Yum!

Recipe: Greek Lemon Chicken

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Don't you just love the role that lemons play in Greek food? They're not just backstage, floating in a glass of ice water or zested [...]

  • Pasta with vegetables and garlic cream sauce is simple and delicious. A great way to use up leftover vegetables. Healthy, easy, and so good!

Recipe: Pasta with Vegetables and Garlic Cream Sauce

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Sometimes the simplest things are the most elegant. One thing I’ve learned over the years is that a recipe doesn’t need to have a lot [...]

  • This honey broiled grapefruit recipe is so simple and so delicious. Looking for an easy breakfast? Look no further.

Recipe: Honey Broiled Grapefruit

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It's been a great holiday season, full of fun with family and friends and great food at every gathering. So much great food, in fact, [...]

  • The secret ingredient in this savory three bean chili? Cocoa!

Recipe: Savory Three Bean Chili

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After a fun day playing outside in the snow, it's so nice to come home to a warm dinner of savory three bean chili. You [...]

  • Chicken and dumplings made gluten free...enjoy this traditional comfort food again!

Recipe: Gluten Free Chicken and Dumplings

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One of the great things about cooking is that certain meals are just so homey, warming and cozy. I guess that's where the term "comfort [...]

  • Winter squash and lentil soup...organic, protein-packed lentils, healthy winter squash and savory spices make this soup a must try!

Recipe: Winter Squash and Lentil Soup

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Lentils are such a wonderful food! They're tiny, but they pack a powerful dose of protein and fiber. But unlike many "superfoods" on the market, [...]

  • These gluten free blueberry apple oatmeal muffins have a moist, tender crumb and make a delicious breakfast!

Recipe: Gluten Free Blueberry Apple Oatmeal Muffins

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School mornings can be rough! Between getting the kids up, getting everyone dressed, and gathering up books, pencils, lunches, and backpacks, it can be a [...]

  • Kale and quinoa patties make a great main dish, a fantastic side, or a yummy addition to lunchboxes.

Recipe: Kale Quinoa Patties

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Ready for a delicious recipe that's full of protein, fiber, and vitamins? These Kale Quinoa Patties are delicious as a snack or as a main [...]

  • Roll your own all natural, organic sushi at home!

Recipe: Roll Your Own Sushi

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Wait, wait! Before you pass this recipe by, let me reassure you...you can enjoy sushi, even if the idea of eating raw fish makes you [...]

  • Yukon Gold potatoes, sweet onions and nitrate-free organic sausage, slow cooked and then mixed with homemade sauerkraut. Yum!

Recipe: Slow Cooker Potatoes, Sausage and Sauerkraut

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Believe it or not, school days are right around the corner! Since my petition for six more weeks of Summer seems to have been turned [...]

  • Try this amazing, healthy sandwich! Savory grilled chicken with homemade Teriyaki, stacked on a bun with avocado, tomato, lettuce, onion, Swiss cheese and fresh grilled pineapple.

Recipe: Teriyaki Chicken Sandwiches with Grilled Pineapple

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I've always loved Teriyaki Sauce! It gives grilled food such a wonderful, savory flavor. But when I went gluten free for health reasons and did [...]

  • Tender organic chicken, marinated in yogurt and Greek spices and grilled to perfection!

Recipe: Yogurt Marinaded Chicken

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Don't you just love the grilling season? I love the way that grilling your food brings you outside for dinner...once you're standing out on the [...]

  • Zucchini noodles are healthy and delicious! Try them with tender sauteed vegetables and Asiago cheese. Yum!

Recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Sauteed Vegetables

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Have you tried making veggie noodles yet? I'm enjoying making pasta dishes using fresh, healthy vegetables. It's not that I don't like regular noodles, in [...]

  • An easy summer dinner, this salad is topped with seasoned, grilled steak and drizzled with creamy balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

Recipe: Grilled Steak Salad with Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

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I am a huge fan of the summer dinner salad. And by "dinner salad," I don't mean a salad that goes with dinner...I mean a [...]

  • Try these quick berry muffins! You can make the mix ahead of time...convenient and healthy!

Recipe: Quick Berry Muffins

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Sometimes you just want a quick little snack. Something sweet-but-not-too-sweet, a little special treat to brighten up your morning or liven up your lunchbox. I [...]

  • Lamb and Lentil Stew...savory lamb and vegetables, simmered all day in the slow cooker.

Recipe: Lamb and Lentil Stew

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Spring has sprung around here, which means two things...leftover lamb (from a traditional dinner that's been passed down from my husband's family) and temperamental weather. [...]