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 […]

Tandoori Chicken

Ingredients 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1 cup chopped white/yellow onion 2 tbsp garam masala 1.5 tbsp honey 1 tbsp chili powder 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tbsp cumin 1 tsp salt 2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp fresh grated ginger ¼ tsp cayenne pepper (more or less to taste) 1 14 oz can light […]

Easy Tuna Patties

Ingredients 2 cans tuna ¼ cup oat flour* 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons red onion, minced ¼ cup scallions, chopped 1 ½ teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 egg ½ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon olive oil Directions Drain the liquid from the cans of tuna […]

Creamy Chicken Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients 4 red bell peppers 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken 1 (8 ounce) package of fat-free cream cheese (Great Value brand from Walmart) 1 cup reduced fat shredded Colby jack cheese 1 jalapeno, seeds removed and finely diced 2 teaspoons ground cumin ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup salsa Fresh chopped cilantro, for garnish Directions […]

Roasted Vegetable Frittata

Ingredients 1 lb fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces 2 small red potatoes, halved and thinly sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil Olive oil spray ½ teaspoon salt, divided into ¼ teaspoon for roasted vegetables, and ¼ teaspoon for egg mixture ½ teaspoon pepper, divided into ¼ teaspoon for roasted vegetables, and ¼ teaspoon […]

Balsamic Roasted Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

Ingredients 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of any excess fat 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 5 asparagus, ends trimmed, cut in half 1 red bell pepper, seeds and white part removed, cut into thin slices ½ red onion, cut into ½ inch slices 1 carrot, cut in half length-wise and cut into 3-inch […]