Grilled Shrimp and Potato Kebabs

The potatoes for these grilled shrimp and potato kebabs are given a head start in the microwave so that they grill in the same amount of time as the shrimp. It ends up being a quick dinner on a stick. Just add a little salad and you’re good to go ....more

Healthy Homemade Hamburger Helper and More Recipes for Back to School

Today I’m bringing you a round-up of 12 delicious, healthy and kid-friendly recipes that I collaborated on with Produce for Kids. There are 7 new lunchbox ideas and some dinner recipes too, including my favorite healthy homemade take on Hamburger Helper. Did you know that Hamburger Helper has been around since 1971?* In those 43 years, I wonder how many people have browned ground meat and added that powder packet? ...more

Grilled Scallops, Butternut Squash and Basil Skewers with Garlic Dip

These Grilled Scallops, Butternut Squash and Basil Skewers are quick and easy to make but are so elegant you’d never know it. They’re served with a simple garlic dip....more

Salad with Grilled Peaches

This Salad with Grilled Peaches has feta cheese and a honey-lemon dressing that’s perfect for an appetizer or as a side salad for dinner. Did you know that a peach a day keeps the doctor away? It’s true! ...more

Chicken Tortilla Soup in 15 Minutes

This quick Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe uses salsa to deepen the flavor instantly. It’s delicious and ready in less than 15 minutes. Today’s post is in honor of the Back to School season ....more

Kalamata Hummus Recipe with Homemade Pita Chips

This Kalamata Olive Hummus Recipe is made from scratch, starting with dried chickpeas. It’s served with Homemade Pita Chips that are toasted in a skillet so that it’s quick and easy to make up a batch whenever you need a dipper. This recipe and blog post are sponsored by Anolon Gourmet Cookware ....more

Grilled Peach and Watermelon Kebabs

These Grilled Peach and Watermelon Kebabs are a simple summer dessert. The Vanilla-Lime Syrup is amazing and can also be drizzled over cake or ice cream. Did you know that watermelon is immune to the bacteria and viruses that spread foodborne illnesses? ...more

Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

This Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken only takes a few minutes to get ready in the...more

Corn on the Cob with Olive Oil, Parmesan and Lemon

This corn on the cob topping is olive oil-based instead of butter-based. It’s a mixture of olive oil, Parmesan cheese and lemon juice that dribbles down your chin when you bite into the corn. This recipe is sponsored by Pompeian in honor of National Olive Oil Month ....more

Spanish Corn Chowder in 15 Minutes

This Spanish Corn Chowder recipe is ready in under 15 minutes. It has sweet corn, chorizo, roasted red peppers and parsley for some fresh flavor. Did you know that the word chowder...more