Category: Meals

Spinach and Shrimp Salad

A salad that sizzles with flavor. Serves 4 Ingredients:For vinaigrette dressing:1/2 cup fresh lemon juice2 garlic cloves, minced1 tablespoon Dijon mustard1 tablespoon virgin olive oil2 tablespoons parsley, chopped1 tablespoon oregano, chopped1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed2 tablespoons water1 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon red pepper, crushed For the…

Cucumber Yogurt Salad

Yogurt contains healthy bacteria to help stimulate immune function. Serves 4 Ingredients:1 1/2 cups plain nonfat yogurt1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and grated1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1/2 teaspoon sugar2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves or 2 teaspoons dry mint leaves Directions:Combine all ingredients in a bowl.  Chill before…

Chopped Vegetable Salad

This beautiful, colorful and healthy salad is a nutritional powerhouse. Serves 8 Ingredients:1 bunch fresh broccoli crowns1 small head fresh cauliflower2 cups raw baby carrots1 basket cherry tomatoes, halved1 large cucumber, peeled and diced into large pieces1 red pepper, julienne cut1 yellow pepper, julienne cut1…

Chipotle Grilled Swordfish

A deliciously light swordfish recipe with orange juice and chipotle chilis. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1/2 cup orange juice1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce2 fresh garlic cloves, peeled and minced1/4 cup scallions, chopped1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves1/2 cup canned mild green chiles2 pounds swordfish or other mild fish…

Chicken Tarragon

Tarragon gives this recipe the flavor of a bearnaise without the calories! Serves 2 Ingredients:2 chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Directions:Season chicken with salt and tarragon. In a nonstick skillet sprayed…

Chicken and Brown Rice Bowl

Try this lighter version of popular rice bowls – rich in fiber from the brown rice and vegetables. Serves 4 Ingredients:2 cups freshly cooked brown rice4 chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless2 cups broccoli florets, in bite sized pieces1 teaspoon olive oil2 cups sliced bok…

Chicken Breast Seven Color Salad

Full of antioxidants to help keep skin glowing. Serves 2 Salad:2 chicken breast halves, marinated in teriyaki sauce, grilled, refrigerated1 pear, peeled and cubed10 red grapes (red/purple)1 small can mandarin oranges, drained (yellow/orange)1 yellow pepper, sliced julienne (yellow/green)1 carrot, julienne sliced (orange)1/4 avocado, cubed (yellow/green)2…

Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Tangy balsamic for a sensational salad. Serves 2 Ingredients: 2 cups bite-sized pieces romaine lettuce2 cups fresh spinach leaves1 scallion, chopped2 tomatoes, chopped12 egg whites, hard cooked and diced12 slices vegetarian turkey, sliced2 tablespoons finely minced parsley Dressing:2 teaspoons olive oil2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar1 clove garlic,…

Carrot Vinaigrette

This low calorie dressing provides a nutritional boost from the carrots. Serves 3 (2 tablespoons each) Ingredients:1 4-ounce jar of baby food carrots3 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce1/4 teaspoon dried basil1/2 teaspoon dried oregano1/8 teaspoon garlic powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions:Pour the baby food…

Breakfast Burritos

For a flavorful, hearty and healthy start. Serves 2 Ingredients:1/4 avocado4 corn tortillas6 egg whites2 soy sausage pattiesprepared tomato salsa1 scallion, chopped Directions:Peel avocado, dice and set aside. Wrap tortillas in foil and place in a 350-degree oven to heat while preparing the eggs and…