Lemony Lentil Salad

Ingredients 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/3 cup chopped fresh dill 2 tsp Dijon mustard 1/4 tsp salt, or to taste Freshly ground pepper, to taste 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 3 Tbsp red wine vinegar 2-15-ounce cans lentils, rinsed, or 3 cups cooked brown or green lentils 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and diced […]

Sweet and Sour Carrots

Ingredients 1/2 cup water 14 oz carrots, cut into 1 1/2-in. pieces 1/4 cup (1/2-in.-diced) green onions 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil 3 garlic cloves, sliced 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 Tbsp sweet chili sauce 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp sesame seeds Directions Combine water and carrots in a skillet over medium-high; bring […]

Warm Asparagus & Quinoa Salad

Ingredients ½ cup dry quinoa- cooked according to package directions ½ Tbsp. olive oil 1 leek, sliced into rounds or half moons 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 bunch asparagus, ends broken off and chopped into 1-inch pieces 1 cup diced strawberries ¾ cup fresh or frozen peas (thawed) 1 cup fresh parsley, roughly chopped For […]

“Buttered” Radish with Edamame Salad

Ingredients 1 Tbsp Smart Balance spread 1 cup radishes, quartered ½ cup frozen shelled edamame, thawed 2 Tbsp chopped fresh (or dried) chives 1/8 tsp kosher salt 1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper Directions Melt Smart Balance in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add radishes; sauté for 6-8 minutes or until tender. Add edamame; […]

Light Ranch Dressing

Ingredients 1 cup 2% plain Greek yogurt 1 packet dry Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing mix 1/2 cup nonfat milk Directions Mix all ingredients together in a bowl with a whisk. Store in refrigerator in a mason jar or airtight container and shake before use. Stores up to one week. Serving Size: 2 Tbsp Makes 12 […]

Southern Sushi

Ingredients 1 fresh collard leaf, rinsed ½ oz fat-free cream cheese, cut into thin slices 2oz canned salmon (or other protein such as shrimp, cooked tuna, tofu, etc) ¼ cucumber, cut into matchsticks ¼ large carrot, cut into matchsticks ½ oz avocado, cut into slices Sriracha to taste Optional soy sauce for dipping Directions Using […]

Spiced Chickpea Wrap

Ingredients 1/3c canned no-salt-added chickpeas, drained & rinsed 2 tsp tahini Juice of ½ lemon 1 clove garlic, minced Pinch of red chili flakes 1/8 tsp cumin Freshly ground black pepper to taste 2 Tbsp fat-free plain Greek yogurt 1-2 Tbsp skim milk 1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley 2 fresh mint leaves, chopped 2 eggs, […]

Greek Tzatziki Chicken Salad

Ingredients 3/4 cup fat free Greek yogurt 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice (juice of 1 lemon) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium cucumber, chopped 4 cups shredded rotisserie chicken, skin removed OR shredded chicken breast and thighs 6 cherry tomatoes, quartered 1/2 medium onion, chopped 3 oz feta cheese, crumbled 1/4 cup kalamata olives, […]

Creamy Dill Dressing

Ingredients ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 1 Tbsp olive oil/reduced fat mayonnaise 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce ¼ cup nonfat milk 3 scallions, minced 1 tsp garlic powder 2 Tbsp fresh dill, chopped 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1/8 tsp salt and black pepper Directions Mix all ingredients together in a bowl with a whisk. […]

Carrot Ginger Sesame Salad Dressing

Ingredients 1 tsp fresh orange zest Juice of one large orange (about ¼ cup) 1 small carrot, peeled and finely grated 2 tsp freshly grated ginger – or from a tube 2 scallions, minced 1 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce 1 tsp Truvia/stevia 2 Tbsp sesame oil Directions Mix all ingredients together in a bowl […]