Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps with Cilantro Sauce

Ingredients 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 tablespoons taco seasoning 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil To Assemble 12 leaves butter lettuce/bibb lettuce 1 tomato, diced 1/4 cup onion, diced ½ avocado, diced (optional) Cilantro Sauce 1/2 cup loosely packed cilantro 6oz fat free Greek Yogurt (1 container)  1 tablespoon olive oil 1 jalapeno (optional) 1 clove garlic, minced Juice of 1/2 lime ¼ tsp salt Directions To Cook Chicken Add the chicken, garlic, olive oil, […]

Healthier Version: P.F. Chang’s Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound extra lean ground chicken (98% fat free) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 1/4 cup hoisin sauce 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 1 tablespoon Sriracha (optional) 1 (8 ounce) can whole water chestnuts, drained and diced 2 green […]

Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry

Ingredients Stir Fry Sauce 4 Tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce 2 Tablespoons toasted sesame oil 2 Tablespoons sriracha (this makes a medium-spicy stir fry; for a mild-spicy, reduce to 2 teaspoons) ½ Tablespoon Splenda brown sugar blend Stir Fry ½ head green cabbage, core removed and shredded 2 carrots, shredded 6 green onions, diced 1 […]

20 Minute Tofu Stir Fry

Ingredients Stir Fry Sauce 1 Tbsp natural peanut butter 1 Tbsp powdered peanut butter, reconstituted 2-3 Tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce/tamari 1 Tbsp maple syrup 1 Tbsp lime juice 1-2 tsp chili garlic sauce Tofu 14 oz extra firm tofu, pressed & crumbled or cubed 1 Tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce/tamari 1 tsp chili garlic […]

Shrimp Stir Fry with Snow Peas

Ingredients Stir Fry 1 lb frozen shrimp, peeled, deveined with tails removed, and defrosted 2 cups snow peas, stems removed 1.5 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 1.5 tablespoons ginger, julienned 1 teaspoon garlic, finely chopped ½ cup scallions (about 3 scallions) For the sauce 3 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 teaspoons Splenda […]

Mongolian Beef Stir Fry

Ingredients 1 Tablespoon and 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided 2 cups broccoli florets ¼ and ½ teaspoon salt, divided ¼ and ½ teaspoon pepper, divided 1.5 lb sirloin or flank steak 2 Tablespoons arrowroot starch or 1.5 Tablespoons cornstarch 3 cloves garlic 2 Tbsp freshly minced ginger 1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce ¼ cup […]

Easy Marinara Sauce

BONUS RECIPE (to be served with Chicken Meatballs): Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 (28-ounce) cans whole tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped* 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 bay leaf 6 basil leaves, coarsely chopped or torn Salt and freshly ground black pepper Directions In a large saucepan, […]

Chicken Meatballs

Ingredients 1 pound extra lean ground chicken 1 egg ½ cup panko breadcrumbs ½ cup grated parmesan cheese 2 tbsp olive oil ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp onion powder ½ tsp salt Black pepper to taste Directions Bake and freeze: Preheat oven to 400 oF. Line baking sheet with foil and a small amount […]

Pistachio Mint Pesto (to be served with Moroccan Meatloaf Cups)

Ingredients 1 cup pistachios, shelled ½ cups parmesan cheese, shredded 2 cloves garlic 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 cup fresh mint, lightly packed 1 cup fresh parsley, lightly packed Directions Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Blend until smooth. This may take several minutes of blending and […]

Moroccan Meatloaf Cups

Ingredients 1 lb 93/7 ground beef 1 egg ¾ cup skim milk ½ cup bread crumbs ½ tsp salt ½ tsp Worcestershire Sauce 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp coriander seed 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper ¼ tsp ground cinnamon Directions Pre-heat oven to 350oF and spray a 12-count muffin tray generously with olive oil spray. Mix […]