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...]

Taco Cups

Ingredients: 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese  1/2 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb ground turkey or beef 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp paprika reduced fat sour cream avocado, diced tomatoes, chopped Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of cheese a few inches apart. Bake 2-3 minutes … [Read more...]

Mexican Meatballs

Ingredients: 1 lb ground turkey or beef 1/2 onion, chopped 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs 1 Tbl parsley 2 cloves minced garlic 1 jalapeno, finely chopped 1 egg 1 tsp cumin salt & pepper to taste 1 can crushed tomatoes 2 Tbl Goya chipotle chiles in adobo sauce Directions: In medium bowl, combine ground turkey, 1/2 cup of shredded cheese, panko bread … [Read more...]

Cheesecake Bark

Ingredients: 1 - 8 oz low fat cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup sugar salt to taste raspberries blueberries strawberries, sliced 1/4 cup coarsely crushed graham crackers Directions: In medium bowl, beat the cream cheese with a mixer.  Add vanilla, sugar, and salt and mix well.  Add in the greek yogurt and mix.  Spread mixture on a parchment lined … [Read more...]

Burrito Zucchini Boats

Ingredients: 3 zucchinis, halved lengthwise 1/2 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb ground beef or turkey or tofu crumbles 1 - 1 1/2 tsp chili powder 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp paprika 1 cup black beans 1 cup corn 1 - 2 tomatoes, seeded & diced 1 cup monterey jack/cheddar cheese salt and pepper to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Scoop out the inside of each half, … [Read more...]

Salsa Chicken Lettuce Boats

Ingredients: 1 - 1/2 lbs chicken (breast or thighs) 1 clove garlic, minced 2 Tbl lime juice 1 Tbl olive oil 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp salt 1 head lettuce, leaves rinsed 2 Tbl red onion, diced 1 - 2 tomatoes, seeded & diced 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped 1 Tbl lime juice 2 Tbl cilantro, chopped salt to taste Directions: Combine and mix together garlic, 2 Tbl lime juice, 1 … [Read more...]

Mini Crustless Apple Pies

Ingredients: 3 large smith apples, halved vertically, peeled and cored 5 Tbl melted butter 1/4 cup sugar 2/3 cup rolled oats 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon vanilla ice cream Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Use a knife to cut thin slices, making sure to stop slicing before the bottom of the apple so it stays together as one piece. Transfer apple halves to a baking sheet. Use 1 Tbl of … [Read more...]

Shrimp Gallo

Ingredients: 1/2 Tbl olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 tsp chili powder 1 lb large shrimp, tails removed 1 - 1 1/2 lb tomatoes, seeded & diced 1/2 cup red onion, chopped 1/2 cup cilantro, finely chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeds removed and diced 1 avocado, diced 2 Tbl lime juice salt and black pepper Directions: In large skillet , heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add … [Read more...]