Eggplant Rollatini with Spinach

Ingredients 2 medium Italian eggplants, cut lengthwise into 20 (1/4 inch thick) slices (21 oz total when sliced) 1 tsp kosher salt Black pepper, fresh cracked, to taste 1 1/2 cups Easy Marinara Sauce (see recipe, attached) 1 large egg 1/2 cup part skim (OR fat free) ricotta cheese 1/2 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese, […]

Easy Marinara Sauce

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, heat the oil over a medium heat. Add […]

Zoodles

Ingredients 3 zucchini, spiralized with veggeti or “noodled” with vegetable peeler 2 tsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp salt Ground black pepper Directions Spiralize (or noodle) your zucchini using a Vegetti (or similar device) OR using a vegetable peeler Put 2 tsp olive oil in non-stick pan and heat. Crush 2 cloves garlic […]

Chicken & Vegetable Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

Ingredients 3 portabella mushroom caps 4 oz grilled chicken breast, cut into strips 1/2 cup red onion 1/2 cup red bell pepper 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper 1/2 cup green bell pepper 2 tsp garlic 1/2 cup white wine 1 cup stock, chicken or vegetable 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/4 cup part skim mozzarella cheese Directions […]

Strawberry Ice Cream

Ingredients 1 pound fresh/frozen strawberries (quartered, if large and frozen) 2 TB agave syrup 3/4c 2% plain Greek yogurt 1/2 cup canned evaporated milk 1/8-1/4 tsp liquid stevia or other non-calorie sweetener, to taste Directions Place berries in a blender and add the Greek yogurt, agave and evaporated milk. Thoroughly blend on the highest setting, […]

Stewed Strawberry Sauce

Ingredients 16 oz fresh strawberries 1 Tbsp agave nectar 5-10 drops liquid stevia (optional: vanilla flavored) Directions Remove the stem/hull from all the berries. Either chop or quarter the berries. If berries are large you may want to slice in half and then slice each in halves again. Place berries in a colander and rinse […]

Chicken and Asparagus Stir-Fry

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes Kosher salt, to taste 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 Tbsp reduced-sodium shoyu or soy sauce (or Tamari for GF) 2 tsp cornstarch 2 Tbsp water 1 Tbsp toasted seseme seed oil, divided 1 bunch asparagus (ends trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces) 1 red […]

Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs

Ingredients 1 dozen large eggs 1/4 cup finely chopped bottled roasted red bell peppers (about 2 ounces) 1/4 cup 2% plain Greek yogurt 1 tsp hot sauce 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1oz shredded aged white cheddar cheese 2 Tbsp. chopped toasted pecans Directions Place 12 eggs in a […]

Adobo Yogurt Dressing

Ingredients 1c low fat plain yogurt 1TB adobo sauce 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1.5TB honey 2 tsp apple cider vinegar 1/8tsp kosher salt Directions Combine all ingredients in small bowl. Makes 9 servings Serving Size: 2 tablespoons Nutrition Calories 29 Fat 0.5g Saturated Fat 0.3g Polyunsaturated Fat 0g Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g Cholesterol 1.7mg Sodium 42.5mg […]

Tofu and Black Bean Burgers

Ingredients 1/2 c reduced sodium black beans, drained and rinsed 2 garlic cloves 1 egg 1/2 c rolled oats 1/2 c Heinz Reduced Sugar Ketchup 1/2 tsp chipotle chili pepper powder 1/2 tsp kosher salt 14 oz block extra firm tofu 2 tsp canola oil, divided Directions Combine black beans, garlic cloves, egg, oats, ketchup, […]