Archive for October, 2015

Sausage, Cheese and Vegetable Egg Bake

Ingredients 2 ½ sweet Italian chicken sausage, removed from skin, such as Butterball brand olive oil spray 1 3/4 cups part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded ½ Tbsp olive oil 1/3 cup chopped shallots 5 ounces sliced mushrooms, such as button, Portobello, or shitake 1 cup chopped roasted red bell peppers (from a 12 oz jar) 1 […]

Easy Cottage Cheese & Broccoli Casserole

Ingredients 3 cups fresh/frozen broccoli florets (or other non-starchy vegetable) 16 ounces cottage cheese, 1% fat, no added salt ¾ cup reduced fat shredded Cheddar cheese 1 cup yellow onion, diced 3 egg whites, plus one whole egg, beaten 3 TB grated Parmesan cheese Black Pepper (to taste) Directions Preheat the oven to 375°. Coat […]

Chicken and Cauliflower Pizza Casserole

Ingredients 1 head, large (6-7″ dia) cauliflower, cut into medium size florets 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 8 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked and cut into cubes 1/4 tsp oregano, ground 1 oz turkey pepperoni, such as Boar’s Head, sliced in half 1/2 cup sliced black olives (drained) 14 oz jar pizza sauce […]

Ground Turkey Low Carb Enchilada Casserole

Ingredients 1 medium poblano (or pasilla) pepper, chopped 1 medium sweet yellow onion, chopped 2 tsp olive oil 2lbs (32oz) ground turkey, 93% lean (OR 99% lean, which is even better) 2-14oz cans green chile enchilada sauce, such as Hatch brand 3/4 cup Daisy light sour cream 2 cups (8 oz) mozzarella cheese, part skim […]

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Ingredients 1 large head cauliflower (6-7″ diameter) 1/2 cup Egg Beaters 1 TB Onion powder 1 TB Garlic powder 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour 1/2 cup Buffalo Wing – Frank’s Red Hot Wings Sauce 2 tsp Butter, unsalted Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a small baking dish with nonfat cooking spray. Place Egg […]

Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

Ingredients 1/2c blue cheese 6oz plain Greek yogurt, 2% 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. Makes ~1cup total dressing. Nutrition Facts per 2 tbsp: Calories: 42, total fat: 2 […]

No Bake Cheesecake Fruit Dip

Ingredients 8oz package Greek cream cheese 1 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt 2 tsp lemon juice ¼ cup baking stevia 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/8 tsp salt Directions Place all of the ingredients in a medium bowl, and whisk until smooth and creamy with a hand held beater or stand mixer, scraping down the sides […]

Zucchini Tots

Ingredients 1 cup grated zucchini 1 large egg, beaten ¼ cup seasoned breadcrumbs ¼ cup 2% shredded cheddar cheese ¼ medium onion, finely diced ¼ tsp black pepper Directions Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking sheet with foil and grease with oil spray. Place  grated zucchini in a dish towel and wring out over […]