Cheeseburger Pie

Ingredients: 1 package ground turkey, beef or chicken ½ onion, chopped Mushrooms, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 egg 40 grams ground oatmeal (measures about 1/3 cup) 30 grams 2% cheddar cheese Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Cook garlic, onion and mushrooms in skillet lightly sprayed with non-stick spray. Add ground meat and cook until done. Remove from heat … [Read more...]

Shrimp & Zucchini Noodles

Ingredients: 2 zucchini, spiralized 1/2 cup matchstick carrots ½ onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, pressed Salt to taste 1 lb shrimp, peeled 1 clove garlic, pressed 6 oz spinach 1 Tablespoon lemon juice Paprika, salt, black pepper to taste Directions: Very lightly spray large skillet with cooking oil.  Add spiralized zucchini, carrots, onion, garlic and salt and cook over … [Read more...]

Bean and Zucchini Noodles

Ingredients: 2 medium zucchini 1/2 cup (122 grams) black beans, canned 1/2 cup (122 grams) chick peas, canned 1 small red pepper, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced Sea salt, black pepper Cayenne pepper (optional)   Directions: Drain and rinse black beans and chick peas and saute over medium heat for 5-6 minutes.  Cut the end of cleaned zucchini and spiralize whiles beans are … [Read more...]

Shepherd’s Pie

Ingredients: 1 onion, diced 1/2 cup yellow pepper, diced 1 cup peas & carrots 1 cup celery, diced 1 lb ground turkey ½ tsp paprika Salt, pepper to taste 1 cup chicken broth 2 heads cauliflower, trimmed, chopped, steamed until very soft garlic powder, salt to taste ¼ - ½ cup chicken broth Directions: Preheat over to 350 degrees. Lightly spray large frying pan and sauté onion for 10 minutes … [Read more...]

Veggie Burgers

Ingredients • 2 – 15 oz canned chickpeas, drained • 4 eggs • ½ red pepper, chopped • ½ red onion, chopped • 2-3 broccoli flowerets, chopped • 4-5 large mushrooms, chopped • 2 cloves garlic, pressed • ½ tsp lemon pepper seasoning • 1 tsp paprika • ½ tsp ground cumin • Salt to taste • 1 ½ cups rolled oats Directions Drain chickpeas and place in a processor with eggs. Pulse to combine but not … [Read more...]

Portabello Burgers

Ingredients • Cooking spray • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced • 1 clove garlic, pressed • Spinach • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar • ¾ teaspoon ground sage • ¼ teaspoon rosemary • ½ teaspoon sea salt • ½ teaspoon black pepper • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg • 1 package lean ground turkey (93% or 99%) • 6 portobello mushroom caps, gills removed • ¾ cup cheese of your choice (mozzarella, swiss, fontina, … [Read more...]

Bell Pepper Nachos

Ingredients 4 oz. Cooked 99% fat free ground turkey (seasoned with chili powder, cumin, sea salt and black pepper when cooked) 3 Tablespoon salsa 1/4 Cup sliced red kidney beans 1 Bell pepper 1/4 Cup 2% Cheddar cheese Directions Combine the cooked ground turkey, salsa, and sliced kidney beans  in small bowl.  Cut the bell pepper into 4 quarters removing the seeds and membrane.  Evenly … [Read more...]

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients 1 Medium sweet potato 3 oz Cooked chicken Spinach, mushrooms, onion (or veggies of choice) Sea salt and pepper, to taste McCormick Grill Mates Brown Sugar Bourbon Directions Bake or grill chicken.  I seasoned my chicken with the McCormick Brown Sugar Bourbon. You can season to your taste.  Wash the sweet potato and poke with a fork.  Microwave for 5-6 minutes.  While the … [Read more...]

New Favorite Salsa

I wanted to share this salsa I found at Target.  It's called Cuban-Style Black Bean Salsa and it is by Archer Farms.  I love putting a little bit of this salsa over my mixture of shredded chicken, couscous, green beans, mushrooms and onions.  YUM! … [Read more...]

Egg White Muffins

Ingredients 14 egg whites 5 oz plain Greek Yogurt 113 grams (about 1/2 cup) Friendship 1% cottage cheese Broccoli, spinach, mushrooms (or veggies of choice) Sea salt, to taste Minced onion, to taste Black Pepper, to taste Aluminum foil muffin cups   Directions Place aluminum foil muffin cups in muffin tin.  Chop broccoli, spinach and mushrooms and place in the muffin … [Read more...]