Category: Dinner

BBQ Chicken Sweet Potato Nachos

BBQ Chicken Sweet Potato Nachos are a hassle-free appetizer or entree that’s perfect for game day.. or any day! Sliced sweet potatoes are roasted to perfection, loaded with juicy barbecue chicken and all the fixings, and finished with a melty layer of cheese.


 

Hi friends! Just popping in quickly to share an easy and delicious recipe for the “big game” that’s coming up this weekend!

 

BBQ Chicken Sweet Potato Nachos are a hassle-free appetizer or entree that's perfect for game day.. or any day! www.bytesizednutrition.com

 

I say “big game” in quotations because, if we’re being honest, I really don’t care for either of the teams playing. In fact, it’s rare that I have much of a preference one Super Bowl team over another. Let’s just say that being from Upstate New York and living in Ohio doesn’t leave a whole lot to root for come NFL playoff time… 

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Roasted Spaghetti Squash with 15-Minute Marinara

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with 15-Minute Marinara is a simple, plant-based alternative to traditional pasta dishes! Top with your favorite protein source for an easy weeknight meal!


 

January is a complicated month for those of us living in the northern hemisphere.

On the one hand, we want to put on our sweatpants, curl up by the fire, and hibernate under a blanket with a big bowl of mac and cheese. But then there’s those pesky New Years resolutions lingering in the back of your mind, reminding us of our intentions for a healthier year. So alas, we put away the comfort food and settle for a plate full of baked chicken and steamed broccoli instead (not that there’s anything wrong with that, of course – but it likely won’t satisfy those comfort food cravings) (more…)

Butternut Squash Caulfredo

October is National Pasta Month! Celebrate one of the world’s favorite forms of carbs with this creamy and decadent tasting Butternut Squash Caulfredo. Made from a creamy blend of cauliflower and butternut squash, it’s the ultimate comfort food for those cool fall nights.


 

Q: What do you call a pasta sauce that tastes like Alfredo but is secretly filled with vegetables…?

 

Butternut Squash "Caulfredo" | The ultimate fall comfort food that you can feel good about! www.bytesizednutrition.com

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Curried Beet & Quinoa Veggie Burgers

Roasted beets and quinoa come together in these protein-packed Curried Beet & Quinoa Veggie Burgers – a hearty and flavorful alternative to the traditional burger!


 

My boyfriend, Kyle, and I tend to share a similar viewpoint on many topics. But food? Yeah, that’s not one of them. As an avid hunter, Kyle tends to be more of a “meat and potatoes” kind of guy and I’m… well… not.

So when you’re out to lunch at a local restaurant and your meat-loving boyfriend passes up a cheeseburger in favor of the house-made veggie burger, you take note (after he picks you up off the floor, that is).

Oh, and just in case that alone wasn’t enough to put a girl into shock… did I mention these burgers are made with beets? BEETS. As in, the gorgeous deep purple root vegetable that Kyle always claimed to attest. What???

Just when I thought I had that boy figured out… *Sigh*

Curried Beet & Quinoa Veggie Burgers | Gluten-Free and Vegan Option!

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Grilled Zucchini Tacos

I know, I know… a zucchini recipe in September? Shouldn’t I be, like, sipping on pumpkin spice lattes, baking apple pies and tweeting about how much I JUST LOVE FALL? Maybe. But when it’s 90 degrees in the middle of September, fall is the farthest thing from my mind. So for now, I’ll be over here stuffing my face with these Grilled Zucchini Tacos. Feel free to join.

These Grilled Zucchini Tacos were inspired by my standing order at a local restaurant chain, El Vaquero. While I’m not usually one for chain restaurants, this one’s an exception (mainly because they’ve got a pretty bangin’ happy hour from 4-8pm which includes jumbo margaritas). Plus they had a location right around the corner from our old apartment, soo you do the math…

Grilled Zucchini Tacos

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