All posts by Courtney Spiegl

Spring Veggie Scramble

Spring Veggie Scramble

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It’s hard to improve on basic scrambled eggs. They form the cornerstone of nutritious breakfasts the world over. But if you were to try to improve the classic scramble, an easy way to do it would be to add vegetables. That way you skyrocket the vitamin and mineral content while adding a hearty crunch to each bite.

Why not make an omelet instead of a veggie scramble?…

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Grilled Tomato Bruschetta with Zucchini Noodles

Grilled Tomato Bruschetta with Zucchini Noodles

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Our tomato bruschetta recipe is one of the best ways to enjoy the bounty of the warmer seasons. First, you infuse the tomatoes with the flavors of basil, garlic, and balsamic vinegar. Then, you meld those flavors and unlock the sweetness of the tomatoes with a quick spin on the grill.

When you serve this tomato bruschetta with zucchini noodles instead of the standard bread or toast, you’ll still get that satisfying crunch underneath the classic bruschetta flavors.…

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Roasted Pork Loin with Bacon Braised Greens

Roasted Pork Loin with Bacon Braised Greens

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Here’s a dish that looks hard to make — but is incredibly easy. Simply roast the pork loin until it’s tender and juicy on the outside and has a nice, brown crust on the outside. Then, pair it with a mixture of cooked greens for a gorgeous dish that’s healthy and delicious.

Note: this dish can be doubled to easily serve a hungry group without breaking the bank.

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Braised Korean Beef Skillet with Bok Choy, Zucchini, and Carrots

Braised Korean Beef Skillet with Bok Choy, Zucchini, and Carrots

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This braised Korean beef skillet is definitely one you need to add to your recipe arsenal. It’s easier than ordering take-out, saves you money, is made of healthier ingredients, and tastes better, too.

This weekday favorite of mine is a simple dish that comes together in minutes and is full of fantastic flavors — sweet and salty combine with hearty beef and crispy vegetables for a fantastic meal.…

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Ranchero Chicken and Eggs

Ranchero Chicken and Eggs

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Mornings can be hard. What makes them better? Combining delicious, fluffy eggs with chicken, veggies, and spices to create an (easy-to-make) explosion of flavor and texture. Please, meet our ranchero chicken and eggs!

This ranchero chicken and egg recipe is my unique take on huevos rancheros. I use scrambled eggs instead of a fried egg. This is perfect for people who don’t like runny yolks or prefer the texture of scrambled eggs.…

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Tomatillo Turkey Stew

Tomatillo Turkey Stew

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Kick bland stews to the curb with this healthy turkey stew made with broiled tomatillos, garlic, and jalapeno. The combination of turkey and lime juice lends both heartiness and zest to this unique, yet simple recipe.

Pro-tip: this recipe is also a fantastic way to use up leftovers from a whole roasted turkey or chicken, so feel free to experiment.

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Breakfast Casserole

Hearty Breakfast Casserole

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Put a simple, hearty meal on the table with this delicious breakfast casserole recipe. You can make this version to eat solo and have a ready-made breakfast all week or you can double the recipe to serve to a hungry table.

This breakfast casserole recipe is extra convenient because you can prep and assemble the ingredients in advance and store them in the fridge until you’re ready.…

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Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

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Do you love traditional shepherd’s pie but don’t want to get weighed down by all that potato?

No problem — just substitute a cauliflower puree. You get to dump all those carbs and butter for a creamy, fluffy dollop of vegetable goodness. We’ll show you how to create a healthier shepherd’s pie in this easy-to-follow recipe.

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Curry Chicken Salad

Curry Chicken Salad

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Are you bored with the traditional chicken salad? This version — a curry chicken salad — is a quick, tasty alternative that blends exotic curry and turmeric with sweet raisins and crunchy almonds.

This curry chicken salad can be served solo or on top of a bed of lettuce for even more crunch. It’s a great way to use any chicken you have leftover in your fridge.…

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Chili Lime Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Kale

Chili Lime Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Kale

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This chili lime chicken is one of my favorite go-to dinner recipes. The marinade bath keeps the chicken moist and delicious. And when you combine the heat of the chili, the citrus of the lime, and the sweetness of the potato — it’s like a flavor parade in your mouth.

I add kale for a little bit of extra crunch and to boost the overall healthiness of this recipe.…

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Sweet Italian Sausage Scramble with Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet Italian Sausage Scramble with Sweet Potato Hash

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Eggs and sausage and…sweet potato? If you’re used to a side of toast or a muffin with your morning meal, removing that from your routine (because you’re making healthier choices) can feel like it makes breakfast all fall apart.

So, here’s a WLC-compliant sausage scramble recipe that provides a complete, hearty solution for breakfast.

Most people don’t think of sweet potato for breakfast, but why not?…

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