Archive for September, 2015

Traditional Chili

Ingredients 1 lb ground lean 93% or greater beef or turkey 2 onions, diced 1 green pepper, diced 1 tablespoon jalapeno, finely chopped (optional) 1 (14oz) can Mexican-style tomatoes (like Rotel) 1 (8oz) can reduced sodium tomato sauce 1 (8oz) can tomato sauce 2 tablespoons cumin 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon salt (optional) ½ […]

Zucchini Turkey Chili

Ingredients 1lb ground turkey or chicken (93% lean) 3 stalks celery, diced 2 medium zucchini – unpeeled, cubed 1 medium onion, diced 1 (14.5oz) can tomato sauce, no salt added 1 (14.5oz) can petite diced tomatoes with chilies 1 cup chicken stock (unsalted or low sodium) 3 Tbsp tomato paste 1 can dark red kidney […]

Creamy White Chili

Ingredients 1 lb skinless chicken breast, grilled with 1/4tsp each, salt, black pepper, garlic powder. 1tsp canola oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1.5 tsp garlic powder 1/4tsp salt 1tsp ground cumin 1tsp dried oregano 1/2tsp black pepper 1/4tsp cayenne pepper 1 (14.5oz) can low sodium chicken broth 2 (15.5oz) cans low sodium great northern beans, […]

Vegetarian Chili

Ingredients: 1 (14.5oz) can dark red kidney beans, reduced sodium 1 large yellow bell pepper 1 (32oz) can diced tomatoes 1 sweet potato, chopped (~1 cup cubed) 1 carrot, chopped 1/2 large onion, chopped 1 (8 oz) package tempeh, chopped 1 bay leaf 2 Tbsp cinnamon 1 ½ tsp garlic powder 1 ½ tsp oregano […]

Pepperoni Pizza Chili

Ingredients 1 lb lean ground beef (93% lean) 1/2c green bell pepper, diced 1 large onion, diced 1c mushrooms, diced 1tsp pizza seasoning (like Frontier brand, salt free) OR 1tsp Italian seasoning 1/2tsp salt 16oz can kidney beans, rinsed and drained 15oz can pizza sauce 14.5oz can Italian stewed tomatoes 8oz no salt added tomato […]

Peach Salsa

Ingredients 1 lb tomatoes, diced 1 bell pepper (4oz), seeded and finely diced 2 jalapeños, seeded and finely diced 1 medium onion, finely diced 1 ½ lbs. peaches, diced ½ bunch cilantro, chopped 2 Tbsp lime juice 1 ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp freshly ground pepper Directions Chop tomatoes and transfer them to a large […]

Skinny Basil Pesto

Ingredients 1 cup basil (about 1oz or 27grams) 1 clove garlic ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese 1/8 tsp kosher salt 1/8 tsp ground black pepper 2 ½ Tbsp olive oil Directions Rinse basil under cool water. In a food processor, pulse basil, garlic, parmesan cheese, salt and pepper until smooth. Then, slowly drizzle in olive […]

Tzatziki Sauce

Ingredients 1 cup non-fat, plain, Greek yogurt 1/2 large hothouse or english cucumber (or 1 medium garden cucumber) 1/4 tsp (Kosher) Salt 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp lemon Juice 1 Garlic Cloves, Finely Minced 1 tsp Minced Fresh Dill Weed (no stalks) 1 tsp Minced Fresh […]

Lime Garlic Marinade

Ingredients ½ cup fresh (or bottled) lime juice 3 cloves garlic, finely minced 2 tsp tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp freshly ground pepper (or to taste) Directions Combine all ingredients and use to marinate fish, seafood, poultry, game (duck breast, quail, etc.), or vegetables. Recipe will be sufficient marinade for 1.5-2 […]

Dry Jamaican Jerk Rub

Ingredients 1 Tbsp onion powder 1 Tbsp ground thyme 2 Tbsp brown sugar 2 tsp dried chives 1 tsp salt 2 tsp allspice 1 tsp ground black pepper ½ tsp ground celery seed Directions In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients. Rub over 1.5lbs white fish or shrimp OR 1lb chicken. *Also great on […]