Zucchini Nachos

Ingredients: 2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced 1/2 onion, chopped 1 lb ground chicken, turkey or beef 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp oregano salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup salsa or pico de gallo 1-2 cups 2% shredded cheddar cheese green onion avocado jalapeno pepper (optional) Directions: Preheat oven to 425. Place sliced zucchini in … [Read more...]

Hamburger Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef or turkey 1/2 onion, chopped 1 cup carrots, chopped 1 cup celery, chopped 1 small potato or sweet potato, chopped 2  cloves garlic, minced 4 cups beef broth 15 oz fire roasted tomatoes 8 oz tomato sauce 1 Tbl worcestershire sauce 1 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp thyme 1 tsp italian seasoning 1 bay leaf salt & pepper to taste Directions: Lightly spray skillet … [Read more...]

Cashew Chicken

Ingredients: 1 lb chicken breast, cut up 1 zucchini, slice into 1" pieces 8 oz sliced mushrooms 1 small onion, chopped 2  cloves garlic, minced 1/2 - 3/4 cup cashews salt, pepper to taste Sauce: 2/3 cup chicken broth 3 Tbl soy sauce 3 Tbl hoisin or oyster sauce 1 Tbl dry sherry 1 Tbl rice vinegar 2 Tbl sugar 1 tsp sesame oil 1 Tbl corn starch Directions: Lightly spray skillet with … [Read more...]

Creamy Broccoli & Cauliflower

Ingredients: 1 16 oz broccoli florets 1 12 oz frozen riced cauliflower, cooked 1 small onion, diced 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes, chopped 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp italian seasoning 1/2 tsp cumin 1/4 cup chicken broth 1 cup almond milk or coconut milk Directions: Lightly spray skillet with olive oil or canola spray and heat over medium. Add onion and cook for about 2 minutes. Add the sun … [Read more...]

Eggplant Boats

Ingredients: 1 large eggplant 1 large zucchini, chopped 1/2 onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 5 ounces baby portobello mushrooms, diced 1/2 lb lean ground turkey (I use 99%) 5 ounces cherry tomatoes, chopped 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp dried basil salt and pepper to taste 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese Olive oil spray Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place foil on … [Read more...]

Chicken and Quinoa Soup

Ingredients: 1 medium onion, chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 1 cup carrots, chopped 1 tsp Cajun seasoning 1 clove garlic, pressed 1/2 cup quinoa 8 cups chicken broth 1 1/2 cup broccoli florets, chopped 2 1/2 cups chicken breast, shredded Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Lightly spray large pot over medium high heat.  Add onion, celery, carrots and Cajun seasoning. Cook and stir … [Read more...]

Oatmeal Banana Mini Muffins

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups oats 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda dash salt 2 eggs 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large) 1/3 cup brown sugar 2 Tbl canola oil 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips Directions: Pre-heat oven to 350. Lightly spray 24 cup mini muffin tin with cooking spray. Add oats, baking powder, baking soda, and salt to blender and pulse until … [Read more...]

Mushroom Burger Gyro Roll Ups

Ingredients: 4 oz mushrooms 16 oz ground turkey or beef onion, minced garlic powder salt & pepper to taste 1/3 cup cucumber, chopped 1/3 cup nonfat Greek yogurt 1 clove garlic, minced 1 Tbl lemon juice parsley lettuce leaves tomato, chopped onion, sliced Directions: Place mushrooms in food processor and process until minced. Combine minced mushrooms, ground turkey, minced onion, … [Read more...]

Cheesecake Bars

Ingredients: 3/4 cup graham crackers, crumbs 2 Tbl butter, melted 8 oz low fat cream cheese, softened 5.3 oz nonfat Greek yogurt 2 eggs plus 1 egg yolk 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup pineapple juice 1 tsp vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven to 300. Lightly spray the bottom of an 8" x 8" or 9" x 9" baking dish. Mix the graham cracker crumbs and melted butter in small bowl. Press into … [Read more...]

Honey Garlic Shrimp

Ingredients: 1/2 cup honey  1/2 cup soy sauce 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced 1 lb medium uncooked shrimp, peeled & devined 2 tsp olive oil fresh broccoli, cut up white or brown rice Directions: Whisk together honey, soy sauce, garlic and ginger. Place shrimp in bowl or large zip lock bag. Pour about 1/3 of the marinade over shrimp and marinate for at least 20 … [Read more...]