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Nourishing Recipes for Busy Foodies 38New Recipes

  • Sheet Pan Chicken and Gnocchi with Broccoli Rabe
    Chicken thighs, gnocchi, and broccoli rabe all bake together on one pan for a super easy weeknight dinner!
  • How to Cook Quinoa (+ 16 ways to use it!)
    It’s easy to cook the perfect pot of fluffy quinoa when you know the right method! You’ll love using this gluten-free grain in all of your favorite soups, salads, and side dishes. 
  • Creamy Salmon Pasta
    Here’s a delicious and easy dish the whole family will love: creamy salmon pasta with lemon and garlic. It only takes 30 minutes to put together— perfect for weeknights when life gets a bit hectic!
  • The Best Strawberry Banana Smoothies
    Strawberry banana smoothies are great when you need breakfast in a hurry. This delicious smoothie is made with fresh strawberries, ripe banana, yogurt, and just enough ice to make it frothy.

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Nourishing Recipes for Busy Foodies 38Easy Weeknight Dinners

  • Sheet Pan Chicken and Gnocchi with Broccoli Rabe
    Chicken thighs, gnocchi, and broccoli rabe all bake together on one pan for a super easy weeknight dinner!
  • Vegetarian Poutine with Mushroom Gravy
    Whether you’re vegetarian or not, you’ll LOVE this vegetarian poutine made with rich mushroom gravy and served over baked french fries.
  • Instant Pot Basil Chicken with Green Beans
    This easy Instant Pot chicken recipe is inspired by one of my favorite take-out meals: Thai basil chicken! You’ll love the vibrant, fresh flavor and the snap of the green beans. Making this take-out favorite at home means you can adjust the spice level to your family’s preferences.
  • Chicken Caprese One Pot Pasta
    Fuss-free one pot pasta is a meal the whole family will love! This 20-minute recipe is inspired by caprese salad, with fire-roasted tomatoes, mozzarella, and plenty of fresh basil. You’ll look forward to eating it all summer long!

Hi, I’m Lauren!

I’m a cooking school graduate and a 4-time cookbook author who loves easy weeknight recipes and fun weekend projects featuring fresh, whole-food ingredients.

Nourishing Recipes for Busy Foodies 38Healthy Instant Pot Recipes

  • Instant Pot Basil Chicken with Green Beans
    This easy Instant Pot chicken recipe is inspired by one of my favorite take-out meals: Thai basil chicken! You’ll love the vibrant, fresh flavor and the snap of the green beans. Making this take-out favorite at home means you can adjust the spice level to your family’s preferences.
  • Unsweetened Instant Pot Apple Sauce
    Unbelievably easy Instant Pot applesauce tastes just like the inside of an apple pie! This recipe is unsweetened and has a touch of cinnamon for the ultimate fall flavor. Enjoy this applesauce warm straight from the pot or refrigerate it for later!
  • Introducing Clean Eating Instant Pot Cookbook
    Introducing Clean Eating Instant Pot Cookbook! Enjoy healthy meals every day of the week with simple, whole food recipes that are perfect for set-it-and-forget-it cooking.
  • Instant Pot Chicken Carnitas
    This Instant Pot chicken carnitas is a delicious and versatile 8-ingredient dinner that’s ready in just about a half-hour! Serve in tortillas for tacos, over nachos on a salad, or in a baked potato.

Nourishing Recipes for Busy Foodies 38Easy Air Fryer Recipes

  • How to Cook Frozen Salmon in the Air Fryer
    It’s hard to beat the convenience of air fryer frozen salmon. It’s ready in under 15 minutes and you don’t even have to defrost it first!
  • Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets
    Skip take-out and make your own perfectly crispy Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets at home! Made with real ingredients (and no canned chicken to be found) these tender, juicy, and crispy nuggets are easy enough to make on a busy weeknight.
  • Air Fryer Rotisserie Chicken
    Fantastically juicy air fryer chicken with crispy skin Roast chicken is one of the most simple and satisfying dinners around, but baking it in the oven can take a while so it isn’t usually an option on weeknights. Enter, the air fryer! Most people think air fryers are only good for bready, fried foods but
  • How to Make Air Fryer Tortilla Chips
    Air fryer tortilla chips are super easy to make and have all the crunchy goodness of store-bought chips without the fat or calories.

Whole 30 Recipes

  • How to Cook Frozen Salmon in the Air Fryer
    It’s hard to beat the convenience of air fryer frozen salmon. It’s ready in under 15 minutes and you don’t even have to defrost it first!
  • Sweet Potato Quinoa Chili
    This Sweet Potato Quinoa Chili is the perfect healthy comfort food! It’s naturally vegan and gluten-free, so it’s perfect for those with dietary restrictions, and it’s made with nourishing ingredients so you can feel good about eating it.
  • 30-Minute Chicken and Chorizo Paella
    You’re going to fall in love with this Spanish inspired Chicken and Chorizo Paella recipe. This healthy paella recipe is ready in just 30 minutes! Chorizo and fire roasted tomatoes give it tons of flavor, and everything cooks together in one pan for easy cleanup. 
  • Air Fryer Rotisserie Chicken
    Fantastically juicy air fryer chicken with crispy skin Roast chicken is one of the most simple and satisfying dinners around, but baking it in the oven can take a while so it isn’t usually an option on weeknights. Enter, the air fryer! Most people think air fryers are only good for bready, fried foods but

Gluten-Free Recipes

  • How to Cook Quinoa (+ 16 ways to use it!)
    It’s easy to cook the perfect pot of fluffy quinoa when you know the right method! You’ll love using this gluten-free grain in all of your favorite soups, salads, and side dishes. 
  • The Best Strawberry Banana Smoothies
    Strawberry banana smoothies are great when you need breakfast in a hurry. This delicious smoothie is made with fresh strawberries, ripe banana, yogurt, and just enough ice to make it frothy.
  • Homemade Tzatziki Sauce
    If you love Medeterranian food, you’re going to flip over this easy homemade tzatziki sauce recipe. Tzatziki, also known as cucumber sauce, is a yogurt-based sauce that is popular in Greece and it’s so good.
  • How to Cook Frozen Salmon in the Air Fryer
    It’s hard to beat the convenience of air fryer frozen salmon. It’s ready in under 15 minutes and you don’t even have to defrost it first!

Low Carb Recipes

  • Homemade Tzatziki Sauce
    If you love Medeterranian food, you’re going to flip over this easy homemade tzatziki sauce recipe. Tzatziki, also known as cucumber sauce, is a yogurt-based sauce that is popular in Greece and it’s so good.
  • How to Cook Frozen Salmon in the Air Fryer
    It’s hard to beat the convenience of air fryer frozen salmon. It’s ready in under 15 minutes and you don’t even have to defrost it first!
  • Kapusta (Polish Braised Sauerkraut with Bacon)
    Kapusta is a simple side sidh recipe that can be made with just 4 ingredients. The bacon and onion add a delicious depth of flavor to the sauerkraut, and it’s all cooked until it’s nice and mellow.
  • Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets
    Skip take-out and make your own perfectly crispy Air Fryer Chicken Nuggets at home! Made with real ingredients (and no canned chicken to be found) these tender, juicy, and crispy nuggets are easy enough to make on a busy weeknight.

 

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