Cilantro Lime Rice | How to Make Chipotle Rice

I’ve been making this rice for my clients for years now. It’s always a favorite because its flavorful and goes great with Mexican and Asian foods. Yes, I got the idea from Chipotle! It’s easy to make  and the biggest takeaway from this post is SOAK your rice. I always soak my rice 20-30 minutes… Continue reading Cilantro Lime Rice | How to Make Chipotle Rice

Teriyaki Soba Noodle Salad

I made these noodles for meal prep because they hold over really well. The sauce is homemade with a few ingredients so I feel good about eating it. It’s finished with herbs and sesame seeds. I’d pair it with teriyaki salmon. Soba Noodle Salad Ingredient(for 2): 2 portions soba noodle (4oz.) 2 Tbsp. Cilantro, chopped… Continue reading Teriyaki Soba Noodle Salad

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Banana muffins | Dairy-free and Gluten-free Breakfast Muffins

  I recently made these muffins for a meal prep client. They are the perfect healthy snack or breakfast option. They aren’t too sweet and are packed with peanut butter for protein. I hope you enjoy these little morsels.          Course Breakfast, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Snack   Servings 12 muffins Calories… Continue reading Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Banana muffins | Dairy-free and Gluten-free Breakfast Muffins

10 Dairy-free and Egg-free Meals | High-Protein Healthy Meals

Are you allergic to eggs or dairy? Or cook for someone who is? Here are 10 dinner ideas that are dairy-free and egg-free. Many of them are gluten-free as well. Hope it helps you save time looking for recipes.  1. Steak Chimichurri Bowl (Gluten-free) 2. Warm curry bowl with Roasted Cauliflower (Gluten-free, Vegan) 3. Shrimp tacos… Continue reading 10 Dairy-free and Egg-free Meals | High-Protein Healthy Meals

The 6 FREE Plant-Based Resources I Use as a Healthy Chef

I do a lot of meal prep for families who are eating less meat.  Sometimes I need inspiration to keep the menus fun and fresh each week. So, the resources below are my go-to’s when I’m out of creative ideas.  I hope they help you get more inspired too! Here are my favorites.  My favorite… Continue reading The 6 FREE Plant-Based Resources I Use as a Healthy Chef

Salmon with Tomatillo sauce, Roasted Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes | Meal Prep Favorites | gluten-free weeknight dinner ideas

I love this combo of salmon, tomatillo sauce and roasted asparagus. I make it often for my meal prep clients.  The tomatillo sauce goes really well with the salmon because its tart and acidic. The salmon is fatty and rich so it needs something acidic to cut the fat. Adding a sauce also holds the… Continue reading Salmon with Tomatillo sauce, Roasted Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes | Meal Prep Favorites | gluten-free weeknight dinner ideas

Rotisserie Chicken Curry Salad (Savory) | Gluten-Free Healthy Snacks | Meal Prep Ideas

      One of my meal prep clients requests this salad every week. It’s not a sweet curry chicken salad with loads of  mayonnaise that you find in the market. It’s savory and very light.    I love it because the chicken is flavorful.    The secret?    I roast the chicken with curry… Continue reading Rotisserie Chicken Curry Salad (Savory) | Gluten-Free Healthy Snacks | Meal Prep Ideas

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Orange-Pomegranate Dressing, Arugula, Quinoa, Feta, and Walnuts | Vegetarian Salad Ideas

I usually make this salad for fall Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving with Butternut Squash. But, I can’t wait a whole year to have this salad again. So, I use sweet potatoes or carrots in the spring or summer. And, I use dried cranberries and/or cranberry juice when pomegranate is hard to find.  The result is that… Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Orange-Pomegranate Dressing, Arugula, Quinoa, Feta, and Walnuts | Vegetarian Salad Ideas

Teriyaki Salmon with Soba Noodle Salad | 30-Minute Weeknight Meal Ideas

This is a great weekday meal. It came together in 30 minutes. Start with a pot of boiling water because that takes the longest.  It was perfect for after working out. It was light but nourishing.  I bought some pre-marinated salmon skewers but next time I’ll make my own teriyaki sauce. I put the recipe… Continue reading Teriyaki Salmon with Soba Noodle Salad | 30-Minute Weeknight Meal Ideas