Description:Zucchini stuffed with tomatoes, mozzarella and basil make a fresh summer side dish. For the nicest presentation, use long, relatively skinny zucchini.
- Trim both ends off zucchini; cut in half lengthwise. Cut a thin slice off the backs so each half sits flat. Scoop out the pulp, leaving a... read full recipe
Description:This quinoa salad is a fun and healthy twist on your regular salad!
Instructions:For Salad: Boil water and add quinoa grains. Cook until germ on grains “pop” and water is all used. (Basically cook as directed on... read full recipe
Description:Nutrition: Per serving: 248 calories; 6 g fat (1 g sat, 4 g mono); 63 mg cholesterol; 19 g carbohydrates; 29 g protein; 7 g fiber; 605 mg sodium; 603 mg potassium. Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (35% daily value), Magnesium (20% dv), Potassium (17% dv), Iron (15% dv). Carbohydrate Servings: 1
Instructions:Whisk broth, mustard, salt, pepper and 2 teaspoons flour in a small bowl until smooth. Sprinkle both sides of the chicken with the remaining 1... read full recipe
Description:Lately fermented foods such as pickled cabbage have been in the news a lot for some of their probiotic benefits. Some research suggests that when some foods are left to ferment (pickled) they get broken down a little bit so that it is easier for your body to absorb its nutrients.
Instructions:Blanch the chopped cabbage in boiling water for 1 minute. Discard the water. Place the cabbage in a large bowl and add the grated carrots, sliced... read full recipe
Description:As it starts getting warmer outside, we tend to ditch the warm soups and start eating more salads. If you aren’t a fan of leafy green salads, this quinoa salad won’t disappoint. Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is an ancient “seed” that is packed with fiber, protein, folate, zinc, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus and potassium. This “superfood” is gluten free and cooks just like rice. Its mild, nutty flavor makes it versatile, so you can eat it with just about anything!
- Bring the broth and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender and the liquid... read full recipe
Description:It's hard to go wrong with garlic chicken. This is a great low fat dinner with lots of protein.
Instructions:Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Warm the garlic and olive oil to blend the flavors. In a separate dish, combine the bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese.... read full recipe
Description:This herb-roasted chicken breast is not only a quick and easy meal but it is a great way to get in a little extra protein to keep you full longer.
Instructions:Preheat the oven to 350° F. In a small bowl, combine the herbs, lemon juice, and oil. Add the chicken and coat with the herb mixture. Place in a... read full recipe
Description:Vegetable pancakes are a fun and healthy take on this breakfast staple!
Instructions:Heat the oven to 275° F. Grate the vegetable or vegetables by hand or with the grating disk of a food processor. Mix together the vegetables, onion,... read full recipe
Description:Try this healthy and delicious smoothie for a meal on the go.