Skinny Jalapeno Pimento Cheese

Ingredients 1 cup fat free plain Greek yogurt 1 jalapeno, diced 2 oz jar diced pimento 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 1 cup Monterey jack cheese, shredded Dash of cayenne pepper (optional) Instructions In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients until combined. Tastes better after chilled in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Serve with cucumber […]

Low Sugar Banana Pudding

Ingredients 1 banana, thinly sliced 1 cup 2% cottage cheese 1 cup plain fat free Greek yogurt 1 0.9 oz box sugar free banana pudding powder ¼ cup vanilla whey isolate protein powder 8 vanilla wafers, crushed 2 cups sugar free whipped cream 6 packets stevia ¾ cup skim milk Directions In an 8×8 baking […]

Pickle Brined Chicken Tenders

Ingredients 1 ¼# chicken tenderloins 1 ½ cups pickle juice (or enough to cover chicken tenderloins) 1 egg 1 egg white ½ tsp tobacco or hot sauce of choice ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper ½ cup seasoned breadcrumbs ½ cup panko breadcrumbs Non-stick spray Directions Place chicken in a shallow bowl and cover with […]

Skillet Zucchini Succotash

Ingredients 3 cups cubed zucchini, preferably with the skin on 1 tsp olive oil, divided 1 small jalapeño OR ½ large jalapeño, chopped, seeds and ribs removed ½ chopped red onion 2 cloves minced garlic 1 cup corn, fresh or frozen 1 cup shelled edamame ¼ tsp dried thyme ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp ground […]

Lightened Up Squash Casserole

Ingredients 3 lbs yellow squash, cut into ¼ inch thick slices ½ large onion, chopped ½ teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning 1 cup grated carrots 1 can (10.75 oz) of reduced fat cream of mushroom soup 8 oz plain non-fat Greek yogurt ¼ cup chives, chopped ¼ cup original […]

Sweet Lentil Salad

Ingredients Salad: 1 cup dry green lentils (OR 2 ½ cups cooked lentils) 1/2 red onion, finely chopped 10 cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced 1 celery stick, finely chopped 1 small zucchini, washed and grated 1 tbsp parsley, chopped 1 tbsp basil, chopped 1 large dried fig, finely chopped 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds 1 tbsp sunflower […]

Carrot and Beet Salad

Ingredients 2 tbsp orange juice, freshly squeezed 2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed 2 tsp olive oil ½ tsp ginger, minced ¼ tsp kosher salt 1 cup peeled carrot, shredded 1 cup peeled beet, shredded 2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped Directions Whisk orange juice, lemon juice, olive oil, minced ginger, and kosher salt together in […]

Curried Tofu Salad

Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil mayonnaise 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp honey ½ tbsp curry powder ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp garlic powder ¼ cup chopped cilantro 2 green onions, chopped 1 orange bell pepper, chopped 14 oz. extra firm tofu Directions: Remove tofu from […]

Pickled Shrimp

Shrimp Ingredients: 2 pounds (approximately) cooked shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed 2 tbsp capers 1 medium-sized red onion, thinly sliced 1 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 tbsp celery seed 3 lemons, thinly sliced Dressing Ingredients: 1 (0.6 ounce) envelope Italian dressing mix ¼ cup vegetable or olive oil ¼ cup cider vinegar ½ […]

Baked Broccoli Patties

Ingredients 12 oz bagged fresh broccoli (in microwave safe bag) ½ onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ cup panko breadcrumbs 2 eggs, lightly beaten ½ cup reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese ½ Tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion […]