Rice and bean stuffed pepper

~Shopping List~

  • 1/4 onion
  • 1/2 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1/2 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup spinach, chopped
  • 1/4 cup black beans (canned is fine, rinsed and drained)
  • 1/4 cup cooked rice
  • 2 Tbsp pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 red bell pepper, top and seeds removed
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Zucchini boats

~Shopping List~

  • 1/2 zucchini cut lengthwise
  • 1 slice bacon
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1/2 tomato, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp sour cream
  • Pinch dried thyme
  • Pinch curry powder
  • 2 Tbsp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Salt and pepper

Eggplant rollups

~Shopping List~

  • 3 slices of a large eggplant, 1/2″ thick (lengthwise)
  • Olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp chopped onion
  • 1/4 chopped zucchini
  • 1/4 cup ricotta
  • 2 Tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 Tbsp grated Parmesan, plus extra for garnish
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce

Sweet potato skins

~Shopping List~

  • 1/2 weet potato (sliced lengthwise)
  • Olive oil
  • 1/2 shallot minced
  • 1 cup spinach, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp chickpeas
  • 1 Tbsp cream cheese
  • 1 Tbsp sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella
  • Salt and pepper
peppers and onions

Summer pasta in white wine sauce

~ Shopping List ~ 1 pound dried fettuccine pasta 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/2 medium onion, sliced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1 green bell pepper, ribs and seeds removed, diced 1 red bell pepper, ribs and seeds removed, diced 1/2 cup dry white wine (such as Pinot Grigio) 1/4 cup reserved pasta water kosher salt shredded Parmesan ~ What to do ~ Cook pasta according to package directions. Strain, but reserve 1/4 cup of pasta water. While your pasta is cooking, in a skillet large enough to fit the cooked pasta, heat olive oil over medium heat.  Add onion, garlic, crushed red pepper (if using) and oregano. Cook…