Savory Lentil Soup and Salad Recipes

Depending on the season, I love either hot lentils as a soup base or cold lentils as a salad. Here are two savory lentil recipes – one a hot soup, the other a cold salad. Both shine with a finishing drizzle of Vervana Crushed Lemon or Garlic Flavored Olive Oil.

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Baja Baked Fish Recipes

New twists on classic fish dishes, these recipes feature spicy Jalapeño Garlic Flavored Olive Oil and Mexican Spice Blend. The flavored olive oil adds just the right amount of garlic flavor with a luscious kick of chili pepper heat, and the Mexican Blend rounds it out with savory, fragrant herbs and spices.

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Healthy Chicken Parm & Red Lentil Pasta

This healthy chicken parmesan tastes just as good as the restaurant versions, but it’s so much better for you! It’s not fried or smothered in cheese, but I promise this clean eating version is just as hearty and tastes out of this world. Watch this chicken parm dinner become your new family favorite, as it has in my house!

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Balsamic Vinegar: Better when Aged

A good balsamic vinegar can mean the difference between a salad that you can’t wait to dig your fork into, and one you find yourself pushing around your plate. Rich, dark and piquant, it’s a match made in heaven with high quality olive oil, and can help blur the line between savory snack and elegant dessert. Here are my favorite balsamic vinaigrette recipes.

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Citrus Chicken and No-Mayo Coleslaw Recipes

Nobody feels like putting together elaborate meals in the summer, it’s just too hot! These citrus chicken and no-mayo coleslaw recipes are ultra-simple to prepare, yet taste like something magical happened in the kitchen.

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Pasta Primavera – Spring Into Fresh Flavor

Featuring vibrant, seasonal veggies fresh from the garden, this Pasta Primavera recipe is a nourishing medley of vibrant flavors, colors, and textures. Hearty yet light, it’s an ideal first course or main meal pasta to enjoy outside on a warm evening.

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Power Up with a Green Smoothie

Ever have days where you just don’t feel like eating your veggies? I sure do, and that’s when I break out the blender…so I can drink them! This simple, antioxidant-packed, kid-friendly green smoothie recipe is a ideal way to start your day.

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Greek Spaghetti Squash Boats

Looking for a new way to enjoy spaghetti squash? This simple, hearty, Greek spaghetti squash recipe is quickly becoming one of my favorite weeknight go-tos. Not only is it nutritious, it’s sinfully good! And it’s ready in 35 minutes from start to finish, so it’s an easy meal to whip up that everyone will love (vegan variation also included).

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Give Bread a Chance with Easy Bruschetta

Bruschetta (pronounced “Brew-sheh-ta”) is grilled artisan bread. At its simplest, it’s rubbed with a halved garlic clove to infuse it with fresh garlic flavor – the “original garlic bread,” really. I like it with chopped fresh tomatoes. fresh basil and extra virgin olive, as in this recipe.

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Keto Burrito with a Spicy Kick

Looking for a flavorful keto dish that brings just the right amount of heat? My grain-free “green burrito” is packed with satisfying protein, nourishing fats and tastes so good, you’d never know it’s low-carb and keto-approved! In this recipe, lean, grass fed meat is a succulent base to let our spicy olive oil and seasonings shine.

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