Spicy Cauliflower

Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbl soy sauce 1/2 - 1 Tbl sriracha sauce, to taste 2 green onions, chopped Directions: Cut up the cauliflower into florets. Lightly spray a large skillet with olive oil and heat to medium-high heat. Add the cauliflower florets, saute about 3-5 minutes. Add the garlic and saute an additional minute. Then turn heat to low. Add … [Read more...]


Ingredients: 1lb 99% or 93% ground turkey (or lean beef) 1 egg 3/4 cup part skim shredded mozzarella cheese, divided Oregano, to taste Garlic powder, to taste Salt, pepper, to taste 1/2 cup tomato sauce Mushrooms, sliced Spinach, chopped Toppings of choice:  you can add onions, peppers, anchovies .... whatever you like Directions: Preheat oven to 450. Line a 9x 13 baking sheet with … [Read more...]

Zucchini Tortillas

Ingredients: 3 zucchini (about 3 cups) 2 Tbl planko bread crumbs 1/2 reduced fat cheddar cheese 1 egg 1/4 tsp garlic powder pepper to taste Toppings of choice: pictured on the left is ground turkey and on the right is scrambled egg whites. Both are topped with salsa, avocado and reduced fat cheddar. Directions: Preheat oven to 400.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Grate … [Read more...]

Garlic Steak with Lemon Zucchini Noodles

Ingredients: 1 1/4 - 1 1/2 lbs sirloin steak cut into cubes 4 zucchini, spiralized 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup beef broth 1 Tbl minced parsley 1 tsp thyme  1/2 tsp chili pepper flakes  juice of 1/2 lemon Marinade: 1/4 cup soy sauce  1 tsp olive oil 1 Tbl sriracha sauce juice of 1/2 lemon  black pepper, to taste Directions: In gallon ziploc bag or mixing bowl, combine the … [Read more...]

Tomato Spinach Chicken

Ingredients: 4 - 6 chicken breasts 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper 1 tsp italian seasoning 1 tsp paprika pinch crushed red pepper flakes 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 small onion, diced 4 - 5 tomatoes, chopped in cubes 1/2 cup chicken broth 3 - 4 cups spinach mozzarella cheese, shredded Directions: Combine salt, pepper, italian seasoning, paprika, and red pepper flakes in small bowl. … [Read more...]

Mu Shu Chicken

Ingredients: 2 eggs, whisked 1 Tbl ginger, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups chopped cabbage or coleslaw mix 4 oz shiitake mushrooms, sliced 4 Tbl soy sauce 4 Tbl hoisin sauce 1 Tbl oyster sauce 1 tsp sesame oil 1 Tbl dry sherry 3 cups chicken, shredded 1/4 cup sliced scallions Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook chicken at 375 for about 40-45 minutes depending on … [Read more...]

Spicy Lemon Garlic Chicken

Ingredients: 4 - 5 chicken breasts paprika onion powder salt and pepper 1 lb green beans 4 oz mushrooms, coarsley chopped 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped 3-4 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 - 1 Tbl Sriracha or hot sauce (depending on how much heat you like) 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes (optional - depending on how much heat you like) 1/2 fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup chicken … [Read more...]

Spaghetti Pie

Ingredients: 1 small spaghetti squash 1 lb ground turkey, beef or vegan option 1/2 onion, chopped 8 oz mushrooms, coarsley chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp oregano 1 cup tomato sauce 1 cup 1% cottage cheese 1/2 cup 2% or part skim mozzarella cheese Directions: Refer to our post on how to cook the spaghetti squash http://spartapersonaltrainers.com/spaghetti-squash/ While the … [Read more...]

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...]