Garlic Pork Stir Fry

Garlic Pork Stir Fry

This garlic flavored Asian dish provides a healthy and delicious way to get your veggies plus a good amount of protein to help fill you up!  Simple and quick to make. Serves: 2 Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tbsp minced garlic 1 tsp grated fresh ginger 4 boneless pork loins, cut into small strips 4 tbsp low sodium soy sauce 2 tbsp Worcestershire … [Read more...]

Greg’s Grilled Chicken

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I got this easy chicken marinade from my friend Greg, hence it's called Greg's Grilled Chicken for lack of a better name! :)  While this recipe is for grilled chicken, you can marinade any of your favorite meats in it. Serves: 2 Ingredients 2 chicken breasts 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup mustard 1/4 cup … [Read more...]

Garlic Lime Chicken

Garlic Lime Chicken

Peppered chicken breast strips sauteed in garlic and a small amount of butter. Serves: 2 Ingredients 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into strips 1/4 cup butter 2 tbsp minced garlic 1 lime, halved lemon pepper to taste Directions Sprinkle chicken strips with black pepper. Melt butter in a medium skillet over … [Read more...]

Chicken & Salsa Soup

Chicken & Salsa Soup

Very simple and delicious soup that's nutrient rich and high in protein!  Just throw ingredients in crock pot and enjoy! Serves: 4 Ingredients 2 chicken breasts 1 cup organic low sodium vegetable broth 1 - 150z can black beans 1 cup chunky salsa 1 tsp ground cumin Directions Spray crock pot with non-stick cooking spray or place a crock pot liner in the … [Read more...]

Cajun Spiced Chicken Tenders

Cajun Spiced Chicken Tenders

Spicy and flavorful chicken tenders that are easy to make!  You probably already have all of the spices on hand. Serves: 2 Ingredients 2 chicken breasts 1 tsp paprika 1 1/2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground black pepper Directions Mix paprika, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, … [Read more...]

Healthy Crock Pot Beef Stew

Healthy Crock Pot Beef Stew

Unlike most beef stews, which are extremely high in sodium, calories and fat, this lighter, yet just as delicious alternative is perfect those watching their health and weight! Serves: 6 Ingredients 20oz lean roast, cubed 2 cups baby carrots 1/2 sliced medium onion 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tbsp granulated onion 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp black pepper 2 cup … [Read more...]

Alfredo Lite

Now you can enjoy Pasta Alfredo again without the guilt!  Delicious, healthy and low in calories and fat!  You can even cut out a lot more calories by replacing the whole-wheat fettuccine noodles with Past-Slim noodles! Serves: 8 Ingredients 1 clove garlic, minced 1 onion, chopped 2 tsps coconut oil 2 cups skim milk (or soy milk) 1 cup low-sodium chicken … [Read more...]

Veggie Taco Salad

A delicious, vegetarian friendly taco salad that’s high in protein and under 300 calories. Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 cups shredded lettuce (the more green, the better) 1 cup diced tomatoes 1 diced avocado 2 chopped green onions 2/3 cup red kidney beans (canned - rinsed and drained) 2/3 cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese (substitute soy shredded cheese if … [Read more...]

Easy Garlic Chicken

Serves: 4 Ingredients 3 tbsps butter 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp seasoning salt 1 tsp onion powder Preparation Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken and coat with garlic powder, seasoning salt and onion powder. Saute for 10 to 15 mins on each side, or until chicken is cooked … [Read more...]

Low Calorie Turkey Chili

Serves: 8 Ingredients 1 tsp olive oil 1 lb ground turkey 1 onion, chopped 2 cups water 1 (28 ounce) can canned crushed tomatoes 1 (16 ounce) can canned black beans - drained, rinsed, and mashed 2 tbsps chili powder 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black … [Read more...]

Frisky Asian Frittata

Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 tbsp peanut oil 1 qrtr cup diced red onion 2 tsp grated fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup diced green pepper 4 whole eggs 8 egg whites 2 tbsps light soy sauce 1 cup fresh bean sprouts 1 cup trimmed and halved snow peas 1 tbsp sesame seeds Preparation Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place oil in a large skillet … [Read more...]

Salmon Salad with Goat Cheese and Oranges

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A delicious low calorie salad with a citrus twist! Great source of protein and omega 3's! Special thanks to Mother Rimmy for sharing this recipe!  Check out more of her delicious recipes at Mother Rimmy's Cooking Light Done Right! Serves 4 Ingredients 4 tablespoons grape seed oil ½ cup orange juice, fresh squeezed 1 tsp tarragon 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp honey 12 … [Read more...]

Artichoke & Bean Soup

Makes 4 servings, 1 cup each Ingredients 1 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained 1 15-ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tsp olive oil 1 14-ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste Prep 1. Puree artichokes and beans in a blender. 2. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté until … [Read more...]

Salmon Wheels

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1/2 cup coarse dry whole wheat breadcrumbs 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp whole-grain mustard 1 tbsp chopped shallot 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp chopped rinsed capers 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried 1 1/4 pounds center-cut salmon fillet, skinned and cut lengthwise into 4 strips 4 tsp low-fat mayonnaise Prep 1. … [Read more...]

Pecan-Coated Chicken

Tender chicken breasts covered in pecan pieces flavored with orange zest and spicy chipotle!  A delicious and low calorie dinner that's high in protein. Servings: 4 Ingredients 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts trimmed 1/2 cup pecan pieces 1/4 cup plain dry breadcrumbs 1 1/2 tsp freshly grated orange zest 1/4 tsp ground chipotle pepper (see Note) 1 large egg … [Read more...]

Moo Shu Vegetables

A delicious eastern dish.  Highly nutritious and low in calories.  Add a cut up chicken breast for more flavor and protein if wanted. Ingredients 3 tsp toasted canola oil, divided 4 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 tsp minced fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 12-ounce bag shredded mixed vegetables 2 cups mung bean sprouts 1 bunch scallions, sliced 1 tbsp … [Read more...]

Apple Wheat Pancakes

Delicious and healthy alternative to your typical pancake Ingredients 1 1/4 cup whole-wheat flour 1/3 cup cornmeal 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 cups nonfat plain yogurt 3/4 cup liquid egg white 1/4 cup honey 2 tbsp canola oil 1 apple, shredded Prep Blend or mix in a large bowl, the wheat flour, cornmeal, baking powder, ginger, … [Read more...]

Lemon Dill Chicken

A very tasty way to dress up boring chicken breasts! Low in calories, high in protein and good fats. Ingredients: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts Salt (optional) & freshly ground pepper 3 tsp extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 tsp wheat flour 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill, divided 1 … [Read more...]