Archive for Month: March 2017

Herb Quinoa Garden Veggie Salad

Herb Quinoa Garden Veggie Salad Keep this salad in your refrigerator for the week and layer it up with a cup of protein for lunch or a quick dinner. Yields: 8 servings  Ingredients: For the dressing ⅓ cup olive oil 3 tablespoons warm water 2 Tbls. minced Garlic 1 teaspoon […]

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower “Fried Rice” with Shrimp (or Chicken) Ingredients: 1 medium head (about 24 oz) cauliflower, rinsed 1 Tbsp sesame oil 2 egg whites 1 large egg pinch of salt 1/2 small onion, diced fine 1 Tbls. minced ginger 1/2 cup frozen peas and carrots 2 Tbls. minced garlic 5 scallions, […]

Fire Roasted Corn, Tomato and Lime Salad

Corn, Tomato and Lime Salad This is a great staple to use as a condiment or you can make into a complete meal by adding  1 cup of quinoa or 1 can of black beans.  Adding shredded diced avocado ups the healthy fat.  Serve as a meal over a bed […]

Freezer to Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef

Freezer to Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef If you like cumin and spicy food, then you’ll love Barbacoa Beef. Spicy shredded beef braised in a blend of chipotle adobo, cumin, cloves, garlic and oregano. Ingredients: 3 Tbls. minced garlic 1/2 medium onion ¼ cup lime juice (juice from 1 lime) 2-4 […]

Salisbury Steak Meatballs (Slow Cooker or Stove Top)

Salisbury Steak Meatballs (Stove Top or Slow Cooker) These beefy meatballs are cooked in mushroom gravy and lightened up by using half ground turkey and half lean ground beef. Kid-friendly, comforting and delicious! Ingredients: 2 tsp olive oil, divided 1/2 cup minced onions 1/2 lb 93% lean ground beef 1/2 […]

Throwback Hot Spinach Dip

Throwback Hot Spinach Dip This lightened up cheesy spinach dip is perfect for any gathering. You can double or triple the recipe as needed. Ingredients: 10 oz frozen chopped spinach, thawed and excess liquid squeezed out ¾ cup Plain Greek Yogurt 1/3 cup Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese 1/4 cup onion, chopped […]

Cheesy Sausage, Broccoli & Quinoa Casserole

Cheesy Sausage, Broccoli & Quinoa Casserole I traded white rice for whole-grain quinoa and kicked out any processed ingredients for a new take on this comfort classic.  Serve with a simple green salad, like Kale and Brussel Sprouts with Lemon Dressing. You can freeze an extra pan of this whole-grain main […]

Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Bars These bars are studded with fresh, juicy blueberries, with a hint of tangy lemon. Every bite is bursting with flavor, they’re only lightly sweetened and have this wonderful hearty texture. A fill-you-up bar that’s perfect for oatmeal, fruit and on-the-go breakfast lovers alike. Ingredients 1 1/2cups […]

3 Types of Runs Every Runner Should Do

At first glance, running is a simple discipline that requires minimal gear. But anyone who wants to get a bit more serious about running knows that training requires strategy and structure. If you slog through a 45–60-minute run a few days a week, run sporadically at random distances or pound […]

Healthiest Types Of Rice

Some varieties of rice better fuel your energy needs and your health than others. Here’s what you need to know about your best choices. Rice is an ancient staple for billions of the planet’s modern denizens, but it has come under attack in recent decades. First came the low-carb craze, […]

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