Archives for April 2019

Stuffed Pepper Soup, Chicken and Avocado Soup, Cream of Zucchini Soup, Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Stuffed Pepper Soup 1 lb. 95% lean ground beef 3 cups cooked brown rice ½ cup chopped green bell pepper ½ cup chopped red bell pepper 1 cup diced onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 14.5 oz. cans diced tomatoes 1 ¾ cup tomato sauce 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth ½ teas. dried marjoram salt […]

Russet Potatoes with Broccoli and Cheese, Red Bliss Potatoes Stuffed with Garlic and Cheese

Russet Potatoes with Broccoli and Cheese 4 medium russet potatoes 1 ½ cups chopped broccoli florets 2 ½ cups chopped cauliflower 1 cup low-fat shredded sharp cheddar cheese ½ cup low-fat buttermilk salt and pepper to taste Wash the potatoes. You can bake the potatoes at 425 degrees F in the oven for 1 hour. […]

Jalapeno Poppers, Cauliflower Poppers, Bell Pepper Poppers

Jalapeno Poppers 12 jalapeno peppers 5 medium scallions, green parts only 2 oz. shredded low-fat sharp cheddar cheese 4.5 oz. light cream cheese ½ cup egg substitute ½ cup panko breadcrumbs 1/8 teas. paprika 1/8 teas. chili powder 1/8 teas. garlic powder salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Put on […]

Kale with Bacon and Beans, Spinach with Chickpeas and Tomatoes, Asparagus with Peppers and Mushrooms

Kale with Bacon and Beans 1 lb. kale 1 15 oz. can cannellini beans 3 slices bacon 1 cup low sodium chicken broth 1 cup diced onions 3 medium cloves, minced 1 teas. salt 1 teas. sugar 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar ½ teas. crushed red pepper flakes Remove the stems from the kale and roughly […]

Cauliflower Fritters, Zucchini and Feta Fritters, Banana Fritters

Cauliflower Fritters 5 cups roughly chopped raw cauliflower 2 large eggs, beaten 1 cup flour 3 cloves garlic, crushed ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped fine 1/3 cup hot water 4 teas. olive oil salt and pepper to taste Steam the cauliflower over medium heat until tender, 5-6 minutes. Drain and […]

Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Triple Berry Crisp, Cherry Custard

Chocolate Covered Strawberries 12 strawberries 4 oz. dark semi-sweet chocolate Rinse the strawberries and dry them completely. Microwave the chocolate on high in a microwave safe dish. Microwave for 30 seconds and stir. Repeat this process until all the chocolate is melted. (Be sure not to overheat the chocolate) Dip the strawberries into the melted […]

Chicken with Bacon and Green Beans, Chicken with Lemon, Olives and Herbs, Chicken with Veggie Tots

Chicken with Bacon and Green Beans 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts 4 strips bacon 2 Tbsp. minced shallots 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 1 teas. fresh thyme, chopped 8 oz. package green beans salt and pepper to taste Cut the chicken breasts lengthwise into thin cutlets. Chop the bacon. Place […]

Chicken Waldorf Salad, Ranch Chicken Salad, Chicken Salad with Spinach and Strawberries

Chicken Waldorf Salad 1 cooked boneless skinless chicken breast (7 oz.), cut into small pieces 1 medium apple, peeled and cut into bite size chunks 1 cup seedless grapes, cut in half 2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts ½ cup chopped celery 6 cups mixed baby greens ¼ cup light mayonnaise 2 Tbsp. fat-free plain Greek yogurt […]

Chicken Biryani with Cauliflower Rice, Chicken Tikka Marsala with Cauliflower and Peas

Chicken Biryani with Cauliflower Rice 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1-inch chunks 6 cups frozen riced cauliflower 1 large onion, diced 2 hot green chili peppers, sliced 2 teas. salt 1 teas. grated ginger 1 teas garlic, minced 1 teas garam masala ¾ teas. ground turmeric ¼ teas. chili powder 1 Tbsp. […]

Baked Chicken Drumsticks with Dijon Mustard, Southwest Chicken Skillet

Baked Chicken Drumsticks with Dijon 8 chicken drumsticks 3 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 Tbsp. light mayonnaise 1 lime 1 teas. dried parsley salt and pepper to taste Rinse the chicken and pat dry Remove the skin and fat from the drumsticks and discard them. Zest the lime and squeeze the juice […]