Recipe Lists for Dinner Solved!

Recipes That Take 30 Minutes or Less (and Under-An-Hour Main Courses)
Dishes Geared Toward Pickiest Eaters
Make-Ahead Dishes
Cooking to Impress (Company-Worthy Recipes)
One-Pot/One-Skillet/One-Dish Meals
Super-Freezable Dishes
Healthy Recipes
Portable Dishes
Recipes That Make Great Leftovers
Mediterranean Recipes
Asian-Inspired Recipes
All Chicken Recipes
Pasta Recipes
All Meat Recipes (Pork, Beef, and Lamb)
All Seafood and Fish Recipes
All Vegetarian Recipes

Recipes That Take 30 Minutes or Less (and Under-An-Hour Main Courses)

Breakfast:

Berry Banana Smoothie (page 4)
Ricotta Berry Breakfast Crostini (page 7)
Breakfast Wraps (page 11)
Orange Scones (page 13)

Lunch:

Egg Salad Sandwiches (page 22)
The Mozzarella Sandwich (page 27)
Tangy Chicken Salad (page 32)
Creole Shrimp Rolls (page 35)

Snacks:

Hummus (page 41)
Cheesy Pretzel Snaps (page 43)
Tortilla Scoops with Minty Pineapple-Jalapeño Salsa (page 45)
Deviled Eggs Five Ways (page 48)

Appetizers:

Sweet and Spicy Peanuts (page 56)
Lemony Parmesan Artichoke Dip (page 59)
Savory Zucchini Puff Pastry Tarts (page 67)

Salads:

Pickle-y Cucumber Salad (page 72)
Light Green Crunchy Salad (page 75)
Kale and Quinoa Salad with Dried Cherries (page 78)

Soups and Stews:

Mexican Tortilla Chicken Soup (page 93)
Shortcut Chicken Udon Soup (page 97)
Vegetarian Udon Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 98)

Main Courses:

Skirt Steak with Chimichurri (page 104)
Spanish Pork Chops (skip the marinating; page 109)
Chicken in Orange Sauce (page 135)
Crab Cakes (page 141)
Stir-Fried Shrimp and Scallions (page 145)
Cornmeal-Crusted Tilapia with Shallot, Tomatoes, and Mustard Sauce (page 147)
Caesar-Roasted Salmon (page 151)
Prosciutto-Wrapped Halibut Piccata (page 153)
Cajun Burgers (page 158)
Japanese Salmon Burgers with Avocado Wasabi Crema (page 163)
Southwestern Vegetarian Black Bean Burgers (page 166)
Maple-Barbecue Pork Meatballs (page 169)
Easy Italian Chicken Meatballs (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 173)
Thai Chicken Stir-Fry (page 176)
Thai Tofu Stir-Fry (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 178)
Asia Rice Bowl Many Ways (page 189)
Simple One-Skillet Chicken Alfredo Pasta (page 198)
Stupid Easy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta (page 202)
Fettuccine with Shrimp and Asparagus (page 205)
Fish Tacos (page 214)
Shrimp Tacos (page 217)
One-Skillet Beefy Enchilada Noodle Casserole (page 239)
Cheesy, Crispy Pizza Portobello Mushrooms (page 257)
Korean Sesame Tofu and Mushrooms (page 263)

Sides:

Honey-Glazed Carrots (page 276)
Cauliflower Puree (page 278)
Creamy Coleslaw (page 281)
Korean Spinach (page 284)
Warm Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Mustard Vinaigrette (page 288)
Scallion and Ginger Sweet Potato Fries (page 294)

Desserts:

One-Pot, No-Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies (page 312)
Honey-Roasted Peanut Cookies (using multiple cookies sheets; page 315)
Big Chewy Brownie Cookies (using multiple cookies sheets; page 318)
Chocolate Chunk and Crystallized Ginger Oatmeal Cookies (page 323)

Sauces and Basics:

Super Simple Tomato Sauce (page 347)
Two Cremas (page 348)
Two Pestos (page 350)
Two Asian Sauces (page 353)
Chipotle Mayonnaise (page 355)

Dishes Geared Toward Pickiest Eaters

(with the caveat that not all picky eaters are created equal and only you know what flavor of picky eater you have on your hands)

Butternut Squash Soup (page 88)
Shortcut Chicken Udon Soup (page 97)
Mustard and Maple–Glazed Pork Loin (page 107)
Chicken in Plain Cream Sauce (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 134)
Chicken in Orange Sauce (page 135)
Plain & Simple Burgers (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 161)
Maple-Barbecue Pork Meatballs (page 169)
Easy, Cheesy Chicken Parmesan Meatballs (page 171)
Chicken Vegetable Potpie Casserole (page 183)
Asian Rice Bowl Many Ways (page 189)
Simple One-Skillet Chicken Alfredo Pasta (page 198)
Vegetable Lo Mein (page 209)
Carnitas (page 220)
Gentler Creamy Chicken Enchiladas (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 228)
Creamy Black Bean, Mushroom, and Zucchini Enchiladas (page 229)
Spanish-Style Beef Pot Roast (page 235)
One-Skillet Beefy Enchilada Noodle Casserole (page 239)
Baked Potato Bar (page 259)
Korean Sesame Tofu and Mushrooms (page 263)
Lazy Vegetable One-Skillet Lasagna (page 266)

Make-Ahead Dishes

(again, many recipes in the book have the ability to be made ahead in some way—here are some of the best make-ahead dishes of all)

Breakfast:

Orange Scones (page 13)
Berry Streusel Coffee Cake with Sweet Vanilla Drizzle (page 15)

Appetizers, Lunch, Soups, and Salads:

Sloppy Joes (filling only; page 29)
Tangy Chicken Salad (page 32)
Hummus (page 41)
Sweet and Spicy Peanuts (page 56)
Lemony Parmesan Artichoke Dip (page 59)
Savory Zucchini Puff Pastry Tarts (page 67)
Kale and Quinoa Salad with Dried Cherries (page 78)
Greek Tabbouleh Salad (page 81)
Butternut Squash Soup (page 88)
Carrot-Ginger Soup (add shrimp before serving; page 91)
Sausage, White Bean, and Kale Soup (page 99)

Main Courses:

Mustard and Maple–Glazed Pork Loin (page 107)
Roast Leg of Lamb with Two Sauces (page 117)
Chicken Tikka Masala-ish (page 122)
Jerk Chicken (page 127)
Maple-Barbecue Pork Meatballs (page 169)
Easy, Cheesy Chicken Parmesan Meatballs (page 171)
One-Sheet Middle Eastern-ish Chicken Dinner (page 179)
Chicken Vegetable Potpie Casserole (page 183)
Baked Shrimp and Grits with Caramelized Fennel and Leeks (page 186)
Quick Bolognese Sauce with Linguine (page 195)
Carnitas (page 220)
Slightly Spicy Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas (page 225)
Creamy Black Bean, Mushroom, and Zucchini Enchiladas (page 229)
Spanish-Style Beef Pot Roast (page 235)
Spicy (or Not) Oven-Fried Chicken (page 244)
Chicken and White Bean Chili (page 247)
Saucy Seafood Stew (add seafood right before serving; page 251)
Cheesy, Crispy Pizza Portobello Mushrooms (page 257)
Lazy Vegetable One-Skillet Lasagna (page 266)
Warm Roasted Tomato, Couscous, and Chickpea Salad (page 271)

Sides:

Honey-Glazed Carrots (page 276)
Cauliflower Puree (page 278)
Creamy Coleslaw (page 281)
Warm Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Mustard Vinaigrette (page 288)
Potato Gratin (page 297)
Noodle Kugel (page 301)
Cornbread (page 305)
Lemon-Horseradish Potato Salad (page 307)

Desserts:

All of them! See pages 312-343.

Cooking to Impress (Company-Worthy Recipes)

(not that I wouldn’t serve pretty much everything in this book to company, but these are some of the more sophisticated recipes)

Appetizers:

Lemony Parmesan Artichoke Dip (page 59)
Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp with Smoked Paprika (page 65)
Savory Zucchini Puff Pastry Tarts (page 67)

Salads:

Light Green Crunchy Salad (page 75)
Kale and Quinoa Salad with Dried Cherries (page 78)
Greek Tabbouleh Salad (page 81)
Cobb Salad with Creamy Pesto Dressing (page 83)

Soups:

Butternut Squash Soup (page 88)
Carrot-Ginger Soup with Shrimp (page 91)

Main Courses:

Skirt Steak with Chimichurri (page 105)
Mustard and Maple–Glazed Pork Loin (page 107)
Spanish Pork Chops (page 109)
Roast Leg of Lamb with Two Sauces (page 117)
Chicken Tikka Masala-ish (page 122)
Bacon, Sage, and Provolone Chicken Rolls with Marsala Sauce (page 129)
Chicken in Mushroom Cream Sauce (page 133)
Crab Cakes (page 141)
Cornmeal-Crusted Tilapia with Shallot, Tomato, and Mustard Sauce (page 147)
Prosciutto-Wrapped Halibut Piccata (page 153)
Baked Shrimp and Grits with Caramelized Fennel and Leeks (page 186)
Fettuccine with Shrimp and Asparagus (page 205)
Carnitas (so much fun for a big group; page 220))
Spanish-Style Beef Pot Roast (page 235)
Saucy Seafood Stew (page 251)
Warm Roasted Tomato, Couscous, and Chickpea Salad (page 271)

Sides:

Honey-Glazed Carrots (page 276)
Cauliflower Puree (page 278)
Warm Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Mustard Vinaigrette (page 288)
Scallion and Ginger Sweet Potato Fries (page 294)
Potato Gratin (page 297)

Desserts:

Big Chewy Brownie Cookies (page 318)
Chocolate-Chunk and Crystallized Ginger Oatmeal Cookies (page 323)
Carrot Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese frosting (page 339)

One-Pot/One-Skillet/One-Dish Meals

(lots of other recipes in this book are pretty close to one dish, but these are the ones that fully qualify)

Thai Chicken Stir-Fry (page 176)
One-Sheet Middle Eastern-ish Chicken Dinner (page 179)
Chicken Vegetable Potpie Casserole (page 183)
Baked Shrimp and Grits with Caramelized Fennel and Leeks (page 186)
Asian Rice Bowl Many Ways (page 189)
Simple One-Skillet Chicken Alfredo Pasta (page 198)
Spanish-Style Beef Pot Roast (page 235)
One-Skillet Beefy Enchilada Noodle Casserole (page 239)
Chicken and White Bean Chili (page 247)
Lazy Vegetable One-Skillet Lasagna (page 266)

Super-Freezable Dishes

Breakfast, Lunch, and Sides:

Orange Scones (page 13)
Orange, Cranberry, Apricot, & Sage Scones (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 14)
Sloppy Joe filling (page 29)
Cornbread (page 305)
Cheddar-Jalepeño Cornbread (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 306)

Soups and Stews:

Butternut Squash Soup (page 88)
Indian-Spiced Butternut Squash–Carrot Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 89)
Carrot-Ginger Soup with Shrimp (page 91)
Vegetarian Carrot-Ginger Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 92)
Mexican Tortilla Chicken Soup (page 93)
Black Bean, Corn, & Chicken Tortilla Stew (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 95)
Shortcut Chicken Udon Soup (page 97)
Vegetarian Udon Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 98)
Sausage, White Bean, and Kale Soup (page 99)
Vegetarian Bean & Kale Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 100)

Main Courses:

Jerk Chicken (page 127)
Bring It Jerk Chicken (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 128)
Bacon, Sage, and Provolone Chicken Rolls with Marsala Sauce (page 129)
Super-Plain Chicken Rolls (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 130)
Chicken in Mushroom Cream Sauce (page 133)
Crab Cakes (page 141)
Cajun Burgers (page 158)
Cajun Turkey Burgers (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 161)
Plain & Simple Burgers (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 161)
Japanese Salmon Burgers with Avocado Wasabi Crema (page 163)
Plain Salmon Burgers (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 165)
Southwestern Vegetarian Black Bean Burgers (page 166)
Maple-Barbecue Pork Meatballs (page 169)
Spicy Pork Meatballs (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 170)
Easy, Cheesy Chicken Parmesan Meatballs (page 171)
Easy Italian Chicken Meatballs (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 173)
Chicken Vegetable Potpie Casserole (page 183)
Vegetable Potpie (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 185)
Quick Bolognese Sauce (page 195)
Tempeh Bolognese (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 197)
Carnitas (page 220)
Carnitas Enchiladas  (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 223)
Creamy Black Bean, Mushroom, and Zucchini Enchiladas (page 229)
Non-Vegetarian Black Bean, Mushroom, & Zucchini Enchiladas (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 231)
Spanish-Style Beef Pot Roast (page 235)
Spanish Beef and Rice Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 238)
Chicken and White Bean Chili (page 247)
Vegetarian White Bean Chili (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 250)
Saucy Seafood Stew (page 251)
Lazy Vegetable One-Skillet Lasagna (page 266)
Chicken Skillet Lasagna (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 269)

Desserts:

One-Pot, No-Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies (page 312)
One-Pot, No-Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter & Fruit Cookies (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 314)
Honey-Roasted Peanut Cookies (page 315)
Salted Peanut Cookies (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 317)
Big Chewy Brownie Cookies (page 318)
Chocolate Brownie Sandwich Cookies with Peanut Butter Filling (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 319)
Chocolate-Chunk and Crystallized Ginger Oatmeal Cookies (page 323)
Plain, or Just Chocolate Oatmeal, or Just Ginger Oatmeal Cookies (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 324)
One-Pot Raspberry Oatmeal Bars (page 325)
One-Pot Chocolate Oatmeal Bars (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 326)
Pound Cake (page 330)
Blueberry Pound Cake (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 331)
One-Pot Cocoa Powder Brownies for Abby (page 333)
Rocky Road Brownies (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 334)
Old-Fashioned Gingerbread (page 335)
Dressed-Up Gingerbread (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 336)
Carrot Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting (page 339)
Carrot Muffins (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 341)

Sauces and Basics:

Super Simple Tomato Sauce (page 347)
Two Pestos (page 350)

Healthy Recipes

Breakfast, Snacks, Appetizers, and Lunch:

Berry Banana Smoothie (page 4)
Ginger Berry Banana Smoothie (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 4)
Ricotta Berry Breakfast Crostini (page 7)
Mozzarella & Prosciutto Crostini (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 8)
Breakfast Wraps (page 11)
Sweet and Spicy Peanuts (page 56)
Herbed Spiced Nuts (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 58)
Hummus (page 41)
Caramelized Onion Hummus (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 42)
Tortilla Scoops with Minty Pineapple-Jalapeño Salsa (page 45)
Tortilla Scoops Many, Many Ways (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 47)
Granola Bars (page 51)
Granola Parfaits (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 52)
Tangy Chicken Salad (page 32)
Plain Chicken Salad (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 33)
Creole Shrimp Rolls (page 35)
A Classic Shrimp Roll (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 37)
Salads, Soups and Stews
Pickle-y Cucumber Salad (page 72)
Creamy Cucumber Salad with Corn (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 74)
Light Green Crunchy Salad (page 75)
Crunchy Apple-y Salad (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 77)
Kale and Quinoa Salad with Dried Cherries (page 78)
Plain Old Quinoa (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 80)
Greek Tabbouleh Salad (page 81)
Not-Greek Tabbouleh Salad (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 82)
Cobb Salad with Creamy Pesto Dressing (page 83)
Vegetarian Cobb Salad (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 85)
Butternut Squash Soup (page 88)
Indian-Spiced Butternut Squash–Carrot Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 89)
Carrot-Ginger Soup with Shrimp (page 91)
Vegetarian Carrot-Ginger Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 92)
Mexican Tortilla Chicken Soup (page 93)
Black Bean, Corn, & Chicken Tortilla Stew (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 95)
Shortcut Chicken Udon Soup (page 97)
Vegetarian Udon Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 98)
Sausage, White Bean, and Kale Soup (page 99)
Vegetarian Bean & Kale Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 100)

Main Courses:

Skirt Steak with Chimichurri (page 104)
Mustard and Maple-Glazed Pork Loin (page 107)
Spanish Pork Chops (page 109)
Milder Spanish Pork Chops (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 111)
Chicken Tikka Masala-ish (page 122)
Cauliflower Tikka Masala (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 125)
Jerk Chicken (page 127)
Bring It Jerk Chicken (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 128)
Chicken in Orange Sauce (page 135)
Tofu in Orange Sauce (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 137)
Crab Cakes (page 141)
Hearts of Palm Cakes (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 142)
Stir-Fried Shrimp and Scallions (page 145)
Black Bean–Garlic Shrimp (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 146)
Cornmeal-Crusted Tilapia with Shallot, Tomatoes, and Mustard Sauce (page 147)
Simple Cornmeal-Crusted Tilapia (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 148)
Caesar-Roasted Salmon (page 151)
Caesar-Roasted Chicken Breasts (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 152)
Prosciutto-Wrapped Halibut Piccata (page 153)
Prosciutto-Wrapped Halibut (The End) (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 154)
Japanese Salmon Burgers with Avocado Wasabi Crema (page 163)
Plain Salmon Burgers (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 165)
Southwestern Vegetarian Black Bean Burgers (page 166)
Maple-Barbecue Pork Meatballs (page 169)
Spicy Pork Meatballs (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 170)
Easy, Cheesy Chicken Parmesan Meatballs (page 171)
Easy Italian Chicken Meatballs (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 173)
Thai Chicken Stir-Fry (page 176)
Thai Tofu Stir-Fry (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 178)
One-Sheet Middle Eastern-ish Chicken Dinner (page 179)
One-Sheet Simple Chicken Dinner (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 181)
Chicken Vegetable Potpie Casserole (page 183)
Vegetable Potpie (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 185)
Asian Rice Bowl Many Ways (page 189)
Tempeh Bolognese (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 197)
Stupid Easy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta (page 202)
Stupid Easy Chicken, Broccoli, and Pesto Pasta (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 204)
Fettuccine with Shrimp and Asparagus (page 205)
Vegetable Lo Mein (page 209)
Chicken or Pork Lo Mein (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 211)
Fish Tacos (page 214)
Shrimp Tacos (page 217)
Chicken Tacos (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 219)
Creamy Black Bean, Mushroom, and Zucchini Enchiladas (page 229)
Non-Vegetarian Black Bean, Mushroom, & Zucchini Enchiladas (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 231)
Chicken and White Bean Chili (page 247)
Vegetarian White Bean Chili (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 250)
Saucy Seafood Stew (page 251)
Saucy Seafood Stew with Spaghetti Squash and Chipotle Mayonnaise (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 253)
Cheesy, Crispy Pizza Portobello Mushrooms (page 257)
Cute-as-a-Button Mushroom Pizzas (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 258)
Baked Potato Bar (page 259)
Korean Sesame Tofu and Mushrooms (page 263)
Sesame Chicken & Mushrooms (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 265)
Warm Roasted Tomato, Couscous, and Chickpea Salad (page 271)
Simple Couscous Salad (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 273)

Sides:

Honey-Glazed Carrots (page 276)
Honey-Orange-Soy Glazed Carrots (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 277)
Cauliflower Puree (page 278)
Cauliflower & Beet Puree (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 279)
Creamy Coleslaw (page 281)
Asian Dressing (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 283)
Korean Spinach (page 284)
Simple Sautéed Spinach (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 287)
Warm Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Mustard Vinaigrette (page 288)
Braised Brussels Sprouts (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 291)
Scallion and Ginger Sweet Potato Fries (page 294)
Plain Sweet Potato Fries (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 296)

Sauces & Basics:

Super Simple Tomato Sauce (page 347)
Two Pestos (page 350)
Two Asian Sauces (page 353)

Portable Dishes

Breakfast, Snacks, and Lunches:

Orange Scones (page 13)
Orange, Cranberry, Apricot, & Sage Scones (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 14)
Berry Streusel Coffee Cake with Sweet Vanilla Drizzle (page 15)
Dual Berry Streusel Muffins (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 19)
Hummus (page 41)
Caramelized Onion Hummus (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 42)
Cheesy Pretzel Snaps (page 43)
Ham & Cheese Pretzel Snaps (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 44)
Deviled Eggs Five Ways (page 48)
Granola Bars (page 51)
Egg Salad Sandwiches (page 22)
The Mozzarella Sandwich (page 27)
Tangy Chicken Salad (page 32)
Plain Chicken Salad (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 33)
Creole Shrimp Rolls (page 35)
A Classic Shrimp Roll (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 37)

Appetizers:

Sweet and Spicy Peanuts (page 56)
Herbed Spiced Nuts (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 58)
Lemony Parmesan Artichoke Dip (page 59)
Lemony Parmesan Crab Dip (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 60)
Buffalo Chicken Wings (page 61)
Honey Garlic Chicken Wings (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 63)
Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp with Smoked Paprika (page 65)
Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 66)
Savory Zucchini Puff Pastry Tarts (page 67)

Salads, Soups, and Stews:

Pickle-y Cucumber Salad (page 72)
Creamy Cucumber Salad with Corn (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 74)
Light Green Crunchy Salad (page 75)
Crunchy Apple-y Salad (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 77)
Kale and Quinoa Salad with Dried Cherries (page 78)
Plain Old Quinoa (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 80)
Greek Tabbouleh Salad (page 81)
Not-Greek Tabbouleh Salad (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 82)
Butternut Squash Soup (page 88)
Indian-Spiced Butternut Squash–Carrot Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 89)
Carrot-Ginger Soup with Shrimp (page 91)
Vegetarian Carrot-Ginger Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 92)
Mexican Tortilla Chicken Soup (page 93)
Black Bean, Corn, & Chicken Tortilla Stew (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 95)
Shortcut Chicken Udon Soup (page 97)
Vegetarian Udon Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 98)
Sausage, White Bean, and Kale Soup (page 99)
Vegetarian Bean & Kale Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 100)

Main Courses:

Skirt Steak with Chimichurri (page 104)
Mustard and Maple-Glazed Pork Loin (page 107)
Chicken Tikka Masala-ish (page 122)
Cauliflower Tikka Masala (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 125)
Jerk Chicken (page 127)
Bring It Jerk Chicken (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 128)
Crab Cakes (page 141)
Hearts of Palm Cakes (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 142)
Maple-Barbecue Pork Meatballs (page 169)
Spicy Pork Meatballs (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 170)
Easy, Cheesy Chicken Parmesan Meatballs (page 171)
Easy Italian Chicken Meatballs (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 173)
One-Sheet Middle Eastern-ish Chicken Dinner (page 179)
One-Sheet Simple Chicken Dinner (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 181)
Chicken Vegetable Potpie Casserole (page 183)
Vegetable Potpie (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 185)
Baked Shrimp and Grits with Caramelized Fennel and Leeks (page 186)
Simple Baked Shrimp & Grits (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 188)
Quick Bolognese Sauce with Linguine (page 195)
Tempeh Bolognese (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 197)
Vegetable Lo Mein (page 209)
Chicken or Pork Lo Mein (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 211)
Carnitas (page 220)
Carnitas Enchiladas with Avocado Crema (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 223)
Slightly Spicy Creamy Chicken Enchiladas (page 225)
Gentler Creamy Chicken Enchiladas (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 228)
Creamy Black Bean, Mushroom, and Zucchini Enchiladas (page 229)
Non-Vegetarian Black Bean, Mushroom, & Zucchini Enchiladas (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 231)
Spanish-Style Beef Pot Roast (page 235)
Spanish Beef and Rice Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 238)
One-Skillet Beefy Enchilada Noodle Casserole (page 239)
Spicy Enchilada Casserole (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 241)
Spicy (or Not) Oven-Fried Chicken (page 244)
Simple Oven-Fried Chicken (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 246)
Chicken and White Bean Chili (page 247)
Vegetarian White Bean Chili (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 250)
Saucy Seafood Stew (page 251)
Saucy Seafood Stew with Spaghetti Squash and Chipotle Mayonnaise (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 253)
Cheesy, Crispy Pizza Portobello Mushrooms (page 257)
Cute-as-a-Button Mushroom Pizzas (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 258)
Lazy Vegetable One-Skillet Lasagna (page 266)
Chicken Skillet Lasagna (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 269)
Warm Roasted Tomato, Couscous, and Chickpea Salad (page 271)
Simple Couscous Salad (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 273)

Sides:

Honey-Glazed Carrots (page 276)
Honey-Orange-Soy Glazed Carrots (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 277)
Cauliflower Puree (page 278)
Cauliflower & Beet Puree (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 279)
Creamy Coleslaw (page 281)
Asian Dressing (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 283)
Warm Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Mustard Vinaigrette (page 288)
Braised Brussels Sprouts (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 291)
Potato Gratin (page 297)
Blue Cheese & Leek Potato Gratin (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 298)
Noodle Kugel (page 301)
Dessertlike Noodle Kugel (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 302)
Cornbread (page 305)
Cheddar-Jalepeño Cornbread (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 306)
Lemon-Horseradish Potato Salad (page 307)
Classic Potato Salad (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 309)

Desserts:

One-Pot, No-Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies (page 312)
One-Pot, No-Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter & Fruit Cookies (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 314)
Honey-Roasted Peanut Cookies (page 315)
Salted Peanut Cookies (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 317)
Big Chewy Brownie Cookies (page 318)
Chocolate Brownie Sandwich Cookies with Peanut Butter Filling (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 319)
Chocolate-Chunk and Crystallized Ginger Oatmeal Cookies (page 323)
Plain, or Just Chocolate Oatmeal, or Just Ginger Oatmeal Cookies (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 324)
One-Pot Raspberry Oatmeal Bars (page 325)
One-Pot Chocolate Oatmeal Bars (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 326)
Pound Cake (page 330)
Blueberry Pound Cake (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 331)
One-Pot Cocoa Powder Brownies for Abby (page 333)
Rocky Road Brownies (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 334)
Old-Fashioned Gingerbread (page 335)
Dressed-Up Gingerbread (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 336)
Carrot Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting (page 339)
Carrot Muffins (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 341)
Sweet Potato-Cinnamon Rice Pudding (page 342)
Cinnamon Rice Pudding (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 343)

Sauces & Basics:

Super Simple Tomato Sauce (page 347)
Two Cremas (page 348)
Two Pestos (page 350)
Two Asian Sauces (page 353)
Chipotle Mayonnaise (page 355)

Recipes That Make Great Leftovers

(lots of dishes make great leftovers—here are some of the best)

Lunch, Appetizers, Soups, and Salads:

Sloppy Joes (filling only; page 29)
Tangy Chicken Salad (page 32)
Hummus (page 41)
Kale and Quinoa Salad with Dried Cherries (page 78)
Greek Tabbouleh Salad (page 81)
Butternut Squash Soup (page 88)
Mexican Tortilla Chicken Soup (page 93)
Sausage, White Bean, and Kale Soup (page 99)

Main Courses:

Skirt Steak with Chimichurri (page 104)
Mustard and Maple–Glazed Pork Loin (page 107)
Roast Leg of Lamb with Two Sauces (page 117)
Chicken Tikka Masala-ish (page 122)
Jerk Chicken (page 127)
Bacon, Sage, and Provolone Chicken Rolls with Marsala Sauce (page 129)
Maple-Barbecue Pork Meatballs (page 169)
Easy, Cheesy Chicken Parmesan Meatballs (page 171)
One-Sheet Middle Eastern-ish Chicken Dinner (page 179)
Chicken Vegetable Potpie Casserole (page 183)
Baked Shrimp and Grits with Caramelized Fennel and Leeks (page 186)
Asian Rice Bowl Many Ways (great way to use up leftovers; page 189)
Quick Bolognese Sauce with Linguine (page 195)
Vegetable Lo Mein (page 209)
Carnitas (page 220)
Creamy Black Bean, Mushroom, and Zucchini Enchiladas (page 229)
Spanish-Style Beef Pot Roast (page 235)
One-Skillet Beefy Enchilada Noodle Casserole (page 239)
Spicy (or Not) Oven-Fried Chicken (page 244)
Chicken and White Bean Chili (page 247)
Saucy Seafood Stew (page 251)
Cheesy, Crispy Pizza Portobello Mushrooms (page 257)
Baked Potato Bar (great way to use up leftovers; page 259)
Lazy Vegetable One-Skillet Lasagna (page 266)
Warm Roasted Tomato, Couscous, and Chickpea Salad (page 271)

Sides:

Honey-Glazed Carrots (page 276)
Cauliflower Puree (page 278)
Creamy Coleslaw (page 281)
Warm Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Mustard Vinaigrette (page 288)
Noodle Kugel (page 301)
Cornbread (page 305)
Lemon-Horseradish Potato Salad (page 307)

Mediterranean Recipes

Hummus (page 41)
Greek Tabbouleh Salad (page 81)
Spanish Pork Chops (page 109)
Roast Leg of Lamb with Two Sauces (page 117)
Bacon, Sage, and Provolone Chicken Rolls with Marsala Sauce (page 129)
Prosciutto-Wrapped Halibut Piccata (page 153)
Easy, Cheesy Chicken Parmesan Meatballs (page 171)
Simple One-Skillet Chicken Alfredo Pasta (page 198)
Spanish-Style Beef Pot Roast (page 235)
Saucy Seafood Stew (page 251)
Cheese, Crispy Pizza Portobello Mushrooms (page 257)
Lazy Vegetable One-Skillet Lasagna (page 266)
Chicken Skillet Lasagna (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 269)
Warm Roasted Tomato, Couscous, and Chickpea Salad (page 271)

Asian-Inspired Recipes

Appetizers and Soups:

Honey Garlic Chicken Wings (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 63)
Carrot-Ginger Soup with Shrimp (page 91)
Vegetarian Carrot-Ginger Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 92)
Shortcut Chicken Udon Soup (page 97)
Vegetarian Udon Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 98)
Main Courses:
Asian Spareribs (page 112)
Spicy Asian Spareribs (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 115)
Chicken in Orange Sauce (page 135)
Tofu in Orange Sauce (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 137)
Stir-Fried Shrimp and Scallions (page 145)
Black Bean–Garlic Shrimp (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 146)
Japanese Salmon Burgers with Avocado Wasabi Crema (page 163)
Plain Salmon Burgers (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 165)
Thai Chicken Stir-Fry (page 176)
Thai Tofu Stir-Fry (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 178)
Asian Rice Bowl Many Ways (page 189)
Vegetable Lo Mein (page 209)
Chicken or Pork Lo Mein (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 211)
Korean Sesame Tofu and Mushrooms (page 263)
Sesame Chicken & Mushrooms (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 265)

Sides:

Honey-Orange-Soy Glazed Carrots (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 277)
Coleslaw with Asian Dressing (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 283)
Korean Spinach (page 284)
Scallion and Ginger Sweet Potato Fries (page 294)

Sauces & Basics:

Two Asian Sauces (page 353)

All Chicken Recipes

(way more than what’s in the chicken chapter!)

Tangy Chicken Salad (page 32)
Mexican Tortilla Chicken Soup (page 93)
Shortcut Chicken Udon Soup (page 97)
Chicken Tikka Masala-ish (page 122)
Jerk Chicken (page 127)
Bacon, Sage, and Provolone Chicken Rolls with Marsala Sauce (page 129)
Chicken in Mushroom Cream Sauce (page 133)
Chicken in Orange Sauce (page 135)
Easy, Cheesy Chicken Parmesan Meatballs (page 171)
Thai Chicken Stir-Fry (page 176)
One-Sheet Middle Eastern-ish Chicken Dinner (page 179)
Chicken Vegetable Potpie Casserole (page 183)
Simple One-Skillet Chicken Alfredo Pasta (page 198)
Stupid Easy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta (page 202)
Chicken Lo Mein (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 211)
Chicken Tacos (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 219)
Slightly Spicy Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas (page 225)
Non-Vegetarian Black Bean, Mushroom, & Zucchini Enchiladas (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 231)
Spicy (or Not) Oven-Fried Chicken (page 244)
Chicken and White Bean Chili (page 247)
Sesame Chicken & Mushrooms (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 265)
Chicken Skillet Lasagna (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 269)

Pasta Recipes

Shortcut Chicken Udon Soup (page 97)
Quick Bolognese Sauce with Linguine (page 195)
Simple One-Skillet Chicken Alfredo Pasta (page 198)
Stupid Easy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta (page 202)
Fettuccine with Shrimp and Asparagus (page 205)
Vegetable Lo Mein (page 209)
One-Skillet Beefy Enchilada Noodle Casserole (page 239)
Saucy Seafood Stew (page 251)
Lazy Vegetable One-Skillet Lasagna (page 266)
Warm Roasted Tomato, Couscous, and Chickpea Salad (page 271)
Noodle Kugel (page 301)

All Meat Recipes (Pork, Beef, and Lamb)

Sausage, White Bean, and Kale Soup (page 99)
Skirt Steak with Chimichurri (page 105)
Mustard and Maple-Glazed Pork Loin (page 107)
Spanish Pork Chops (page 109)
Asian Spareribs (page 112)
Roast Leg of Lamb with Two Sauces (page 117)
Cajun Burgers (page 158)
Maple-Barbecue Pork Meatballs (page 169)
Asian Rice Bowl Many Ways (page 189)
Quick Bolognese Sauce with Linguine (page 195)
Carnitas (page 220)
Non-Vegetarian Black Bean, Mushroom, & Zucchini Enchiladas (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 231)
Spanish-Style Beef Pot Roast (page 235)
One-Skillet Beefy Enchilada Noodle Casserole (page 239)
Baked Potato Bar (page 259)
Chicken Skillet Lasagna (with pork sausage instead of chicken sausage—the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 269)

All Seafood and Fish Recipes

Creole Shrimp Rolls (page 35)
Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp with Smoked Paprika (page 65)
Carrot-Ginger Soup with Shrimp (page 91)
Crab Cakes (page 142)
Stir-Fried Shrimp and Scallions (page 145)
Cornmeal-Crusted Tilapia with Shallot, Tomatoes, and Mustard Sauce (page 147)
Caesar-Roasted Salmon (page 151)
Prosciutto-Wrapped Halibut Piccata (page 153)
Japanese Salmon Burgers with Avocado Wasabi Crema (page 163)
Baked Shrimp and Grits with Caramelized Fennel and Leeks (page 186)
Simple One-Skillet Chicken Alfredo Pasta (see Note about substituting shrimp, page 198)
Fettuccine with Shrimp and Asparagus (page 205)
Fish Tacos (page 214)
Shrimp Tacos (page 217)
Saucy Seafood Stew (page 251)

All Vegetarian Recipes

Breakfast:

Berry Banana Smoothie (page 4)
Ricotta Berry Breakfast Crostini (page 7)
Breakfast Wraps (page 11)
Orange Scones (page 13)
Berry Streusel Coffee Cake with Sweet Vanilla Drizzle (page 15)

Lunch:

Egg Salad Sandwiches (page 22)
The Mozzarella Sandwich (page 27)
Vegetarian Joes (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 31)

Snacks and Appetizers:

Hummus (page 41)
Cheesy Pretzel Snaps (page 43)
Tortilla Scoops with Minty Pineapple-Jalapeño Salsa (page 45)
Deviled Eggs Five Ways (page 48)
Granola Bars (page 51)
Sweet and Spicy Peanuts (page 56)
Lemony Parmesan Artichoke Dip (page 59)
Savory Zucchini Puff Pastry Tarts (page 67)

Salads:

Pickle-y Cucumber Salad (page 72)
Light Green Crunchy Salad (page 75)
Kale and Quinoa Salad with Dried Cherries (page 78)
Greek Tabbouleh Salad (page 81)
Vegetarian Cobb Salad (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 85)

Soups and Stews:

Butternut Squash Soup (page 88)
Vegetarian Carrot-Ginger Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 92)
Vegetarian Udon Soup (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 98)

Main Courses:

Cauliflower Tikka Masala (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 125)
Tofu in Orange Sauce (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 137)
Hearts of Palm Cakes (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 142)
Southwestern Vegetarian Black Bean Burgers (page 166)
Thai Tofu Stir–Fry (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 178)
Vegetable Potpie (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 185)
Asian Rice Bowl Many Ways (page 189)
Tempeh Bolognese (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 197)
Stupid Easy Broccoli Pasta (see Vegetarian Note, page 203)
More Easy Pasta Dinners (the Fork-in-the-Road versions, page 208)
Vegetable Lo Mein (page 209)
Creamy Black Bean, Mushroom, and Zucchini Enchiladas (page 229)
Vegetarian White Bean Chili (the Fork-in-the-Road version, page 250)
Cheesy, Crispy Pizza Portobello Mushrooms (page 257)
Baked Potato Bar (page 259)
Korean Sesame Tofu and Mushrooms (page 263)
Lazy Vegetable One-Skillet Lasagna (page 266)
Warm Roasted Tomato, Couscous, and Chickpea Salad (page 271)

Sides:

Honey-Glazed Carrots (page 277)
Cauliflower Puree (page 278)
Creamy Coleslaw (page 281)
Korean Spinach (page 284)
Warm Brussels Sprouts with Mustard Vinaigrette (see Vegetarian Note, page 290)
Scallion and Ginger Sweet Potato Fries (page 294)
Potato Gratin (page 297)
Noodle Kugel (page 301)
Cornbread (page 305)
Lemon-Horseradish Potato Salad (page 307)

Desserts:

All of them! See pages 312-343.

Sauces and Basics:

Super Simple Tomato Sauce (page 347)
Two Cremas (page 348)
Two Pestos (page 350)
Two Asian Sauces (page 353)
Chipotle Mayonnaise (page 355)



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