Archive for May, 2014

Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

Ingredients 1/2c blue cheese 6oz plain greek yogurt 1T lemon juice 1T vinegar 1/8tsp garlic powder Salt and freshly ground pepper Directions Mash blue cheese and greek yogurt together. Next, add all other ingredients and mix well. Season to taste. Serve atop shredded buffalo chicken lettuce wraps. Makes ~1cup total dressing. Makes 8 servings Serving […]

5 Minute Vinegar Slaw

Ingredients ¼ cup red wine vinegar 2 TB sugar 2 tsp coarse kosher salt ¼ tsp celery seeds 3 green onions, thinly sliced 1-14 oz package coleslaw mix Directions Whisk first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Add in green onions and coleslaw mix. Toss well to combine. Makes 8 servings Serving Size: ~1/3 cup […]

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with Low Sugar BBQ Sauce

Ingredients 2.5lbs boneless pork loin trimmed of all visible fat
olive oil spray for crock pot 1/2c low sugar ketchup (like Heinz) 2T tomato paste 4T Splenda 2T molasses (black strap) 1/4c apple cider vinegar 1/4c yellow mustard 1tsp red Tabasco 2T Worcestershire sauce 3/4tsp liquid smoke Directions Spray slow cooker with spray. Make incisions in […]

Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients For the chicken: 24 oz boneless skinless chicken breast 1 celery stalk 1/2 onion, diced 1 clove garlic 16 oz fat free no salt added chicken broth (like Kitchen Basics Unsalted Stock) 1/2 cup hot cayenne pepper sauce (ex. Frank’s) For the wraps: 6 large lettuce leaves, Bibb or Iceberg 1 1/2 cups shredded […]

Crock Pot Turkey Meatballs

Ingredients 1, 20oz package of 99% lean ground turkey 1/4c parmesan cheese 1 egg, beaten 1/4c old fashioned oatmeal, pulsed 4x in food processor or spice grinder 1/2c fresh chopped parsley, divided 1 28oz can + 1 15can no salt added (or low sodium) crushed tomatoes 1 medium onion, chopped 6 cloves minced garlic 1tsp […]

High Protein Spinach Casserole

Ingredients 3 10-ounce packages frozen spinach, thawed and pressed in mesh strainer to remove water 1 cup low-fat milk 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon white or black pepper 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup extra sharp Cheddar cheese, divided 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese 3 large egg whites 1 onion, chopped Directions Preheat oven […]