Archive for Month: August 2017

Chopped Thai Chicken Salad

Rainbow Chopped Thai Chicken Salad This Chopped Thai chicken salad has just about every color of the rainbow. Cabbage, bell pepper, carrots, cilantro, peanuts. So many crunchy, tasty vegetables. The salad is tossed in a sweet and sticky thai dressing that is made with sweet chili sauce, peanut butter, coconut […]

Hearty Tomato Tortellini Soup – Freezer Friendly

Hearty Tomato Tortellini Soup  Yields: 12 (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)  This satisfying vegetarian main is a great way to reset after a few weeks of meat-centered meals. If you are freezing this meal, make sure to cool the soup base completely before adding the tortellini; otherwise the pasta […]

Sheet Pan Pesto Salmon

Sheet Pan Pesto Salmon  Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 pound salmon skin and bones removed 1 pound zucchini and/or yellow summer squash (2 small) cut into 1″ pieces 1/2 pound cherry tomatoes 1 cup prepared pesto (tip:  Aldi has great prices on a green and red pesto) 4 servings wild, jasmine or basmati rice , prepared according to package directions INSTRUCTIONS […]

No Bake Cereal and Oat granola bars

  No Bake Cereal and Oats granola bars No bake, no fuss granola bars can be whipped up in the time it takes you to measure out the ingredients! Perfect for the weekend when you need quick snacks for kids games, events and traveling. The hard part is waiting for […]

Peanut Butter Bars – 21 Day Fix Approved

Peanut Butter Bars These bars are amazing.  If you need a dose of chocolate with your peanut butter (who doesn’t?) you can toss in 1 cup of mini chocolate chips into the batter or melt them on top when the bars come out of the oven. Yields: 16 servings, Each […]

California Grilled Chicken

California Grilled Chicken This is sooo good and tastes like summer.  Marinated chicken, grilled and smothered with the perfect pairing of mozzarella, avocado, tomato, basil and balsamic. Yes please!  You can marinate it overnight and prep all the toppings the night before a gathering or family meal and you will […]

Fresh Potato Salad

Fresh Potato Salad This creamy potato salad made with rainbow potatoes, celery, pickles, and dill is lightened up using Greek yogurt. Perfect for picnics and backyard parties all summer long. Yield: 5 Servings Ingredients 1 ½ pounds multi-color baby potatoes 1 Tbls. Kosher salt 1 cup Plain Greek yogurt 1 […]

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip All the flavor of buffalo wings without messy hands! Perfect for football season, pitch in’s or made into a meal with Slow Cooker baked potatoes. Serve this with celery, pretzels, cauliflower, chips or crackers. Yields: 9 servings Ingredients: 4 oz Greek Yogurt cream cheese, softened 1 cup 0% […]

Asian Orange Chicken

Asian Orange Chicken A lighter alternative to the popular Chinese take-out dish. Sweet, spicy and flavorful – a lighter alternative to the popular Chinese fast food take-out dish and it’s quick and easy to make!  Serve this over cauliflower “fried rice” or jasmine rice Yields: 4 Servings Ingredients: For the […]

Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries and Bananas

Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries and Bananas Start your day off right with this warm, satisfying heart-healthy breakfast your family will love. Oatmeal baked with ripe bananas, blueberries, cinnamon, honey and walnuts… need I say more? Yes! this IS as good as it sounds, I promise!! You can make this with […]

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