TACO BAR LETTUCE CUPS

TACO BAR LETTUCE CUPS

INGREDIENTS: • 1 head Boston or Romaine lettuce • 1 pound organic ground beef • ½ cup sliced red and green bell peppers • ½ cup sliced onion • Guacamole • Salsa • Organic sour cream (if not dairy-sensitive) FAJITA SEASONING • 1 tsp. chili powder • ¾ tsp. paprika • ¾...

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SOUTHWESTERN PORK SKILLET

SOUTHWESTERN PORK SKILLET

MAKES: 6 servings · PREP TIME: 10 minutes · COOK TIME: 20 minutes This is seriously one of the most versatile dishes ever. You can eat it just as it is, pile it on top of a taco salad, or put eggs in it and call it breakfast. The sky’s the limit here. I love to buy...

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SLOW COOKER CRISPY PORK CARNITAS

SLOW COOKER CRISPY PORK CARNITAS

MAKES: 10 servings (5 ounces per serving) · PREP TIME: 15 minutes · COOK TIME: 8 hours, plus 10 minutes to broil There is something uniquely wonderful about pork carnitas. It is crispy while also being incredibly juicy and flavorful. That is a hard combination to come...

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PUTTANESCA PORK CHOPS

PUTTANESCA PORK CHOPS

MAKES: 4 servings · PREP TIME: 10 minutes · COOK TIME: 20 minutes Puttanesca sauce was a staple on the menu at both of the Italian restaurants I worked in over the years. In Italian, puttanesca literally translates to “whore.” That was always a fun thing to explain to...

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MEATLOAF BURGERS

MEATLOAF BURGERS

MAKES: 4 burgers (1 per serving) · PREP TIME: 20 minutes · COOK TIME: 10 minutes I decided to call these Meatloaf Burgers because they have all the delicious flavors of my classic meatloaf recipe. In fact, meatloaf was a childhood favorite of mine. It’s still a...

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GRILLED STEAK WITH CHIMICHURRI

GRILLED STEAK WITH CHIMICHURRI

MAKES: 6 servings · PREP TIME: 10 minutes · COOK TIME: 5 minutes The herbaceous flavors of the chimichurri elevate steak to a whole new level. When you add the fresh and light flavors of the strawberry salsa, the combination is over the top. Dare I say that the...

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CRISPY PORK FRIED CAULIFLOWER RICE

CRISPY PORK FRIED CAULIFLOWER RICE

MAKES: 10 servings (1 cup per serving) · PREP TIME: 20 minutes · COOK TIME: 20 minutes Cauliflower fried rice was one of the dishes that finally helped me turn a corner where cauliflower was concerned. I wasn’t always a fan of this cruciferous low-carb staple. I...

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GARLIC GINGER PORK NOODLE BOWL

GARLIC GINGER PORK NOODLE BOWL

MAKES: 4 servings · PREP TIME: 15 minutes · COOK TIME: 30 minutes My favorite thing about whipping up a noodle bowl for lunch or dinner is that it is light enough for summer fare but substantial enough for when you want something a little heartier and more filling....

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DIJON PAPRIKA PORK TENDERLOIN

DIJON PAPRIKA PORK TENDERLOIN

MAKES: 6 servings · PREP TIME: 10 minutes · COOK TIME: 25 minutes This pork tenderloin is seared in a skillet and then baked to perfection. Searing it first creates a wonderful crust on the outside, and finishing it in the oven ensures that it stays nice and juicy....

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MINI MEATLOAVES WITH BRUSSELS SPROUTS

MINI MEATLOAVES WITH BRUSSELS SPROUTS

MAKES: 6 servings · PREP TIME: 20 minutes · COOK TIME: 30 minutes I love the simplicity of sheet pan meals—no fuss, no muss, and, even better, very little cleanup. Now that’s a winning combination. I also love how versatile they are. For example, if you aren’t a fan...

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