Apricot Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Pork tenderloin is a good choice for a lean, fast cooking protein. This recipe is simple with only 3 ingredients: pork tenderloin, whole grain mustard, and apricot preserves. In a small bowl, mix together 1/4 cup of whole grain mustard and 1/4 cup of apricot preserves. Rub the pork tenderloin with a small amount of…

Shakshuka (worth making just to say the name)

Here’s a fantastic recipe from Melissa Clark.  Shakshuka originated in North Africa and is a dish in which eggs are baked in a spicy tomato sauce (similar to Mexican huevos rancheros).  It’s a simple meal to prepare, even during a busy work week, and makes an excellent breakfast the next day. Start by sautéing onions and red…

Grilled Tempeh with Gyoza Dipping Sauce

For you vegans out there, tempeh is most likely on your weekly menu rotation but for the rest of you, I bet you’ve never tried it. Tempeh is a soy product made by a natural culturing and controlled fermentation process (without added salt). It is very different from tofu, having a dense, chewy, somewhat crunchy texture.  Tempeh…

Greek Country Salad in a Jar

Here’s a salad-to-go that not only tastes fantastic but ticks every nutrient box. It’s a fun, little twist on a lunch box salad because you can pack the dressing and salad together with no worries about leaking or wilted greens. Pack it for work, school, or picnics. The process is simple. In a small jar with…