Tag: Healthy

Citrus Honey drink

1/3 cup orange juice 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon honey 1 cup almost boiling water   Stir together until honey is dissolved and drink! I love this for cold mornings, or days when I think I *might* be getting a cold....

Apple avocado salad

3 cups fresh greens (we like the spring greens package with spinach in it) 1 apple, cut into cubes 1 medium avocado, cubed 1/2 cup croutons 1/2 cucumber, sliced 1/3 cup salad dressing (creamy or house italian) Toss the salad dressing into the greens first and then add other...

Low Fat Irish Soda Bread

1 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 1/2 cup wheat flour 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 4 TBS sugar 1 1/2 cups 1% buttermilk 2/3 cup Raisins Mix all dry ingredients (first 5) in a large bowl with a whisk. Slowly add buttermilk stirring with a...

Jane’s Chicken Tortilla Soup

FOR THE BROTH: 4 Chicken breasts 1/2 onion 1 celery stalk, cut in half 1 carrot, cut in half 2 garlic cloves, unpeeled (or substitute 6 cups canned broth for this part with the chicken) Place chicken, the 1/2 onion, celery, carrot, and the 2 garlic cloves in a...

Meridith’s Pomegranate Salsa

Ingredients: • 1 onion • 2 medium avocados • 3-4 regular tomatoes (maybe five roma tomatoes) • 2 pomegranates • Coriander seed or cumin (the cumin will give it a more southwestern flavor) to taste • Lime juice to taste • Cilantro to taste • (Optional) 1 can of...

Healthy Alfrado Sauce (Ya, that’s right!)

Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon Butter 1 1/4 Cup Half & half 3/4 Cup Grated fresh Parmesan cheese 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1/4 Teaspoon Black pepper Directions: Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting the salt and fat. Melt butter in Large skillet over medium heat. Add half and half, cheese, salt,...

Nappa Chicken Salad

Ingredients 3 (5-ounce) skinless boneless chicken breast halves 1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth 1 cup water 5 whole black peppercorns 1 quarter-size slice fresh ginger 3 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp rice vinegar 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 1 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce 2 garlic cloves,...

Carrots with Garlic & Basil

Ingredients 10 carrots, cut into coin-shaped pieces 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 tbsp butter 1tsp basil 1tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper Directions Put all ingredients into saucepan. Add a small amount of water. Cook for 25 minutes on medium heat, covered. May need to uncover if water doesn’t cook...

Apples & Peanut Butter

apple or other dip-able fruit peanut butter honey Mix honey and peanut butter to taste & dip apple slices for a delicious snack....

Italian Turkey and Spaghetti Squash Pie

Servings: 6 Preparation Time: 18 min Cooking Time: 60 min Props to Weight Watchers for the recipe Ingredients 1 medium raw spaghetti squash 1/2 pound(s) lean ground turkey 2 tsp olive oil 1 small onion(s), chopped 1 medium garlic clove(s), minced 29 oz canned diced tomatoes, undrained 1 tsp...

Hamburger Soup

Ingredients 1 pound hamburger 1 ‘thing’ of Publix Mild Sausage 1 can of water (using 16 oz tomato can) 2 (32 oz) cartons of beef broth 5 medium carrots, chopped 2 medium stalks celery, chopped about 8 small new potatoes chopped 1 cup chopped cabbage 1 cup chopped green...

Roasted Broccoli

Ingredients: 1 head of broccoli, washed and cut into florets 2 teaspoons of olive oil Juice of one lemon Pine Nuts Sea salt and pepper, to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees farenheit. Use a large bowl to toss broccoli florets with olive oil. Lay florets in a...

Black Bean Burgers

Prep time 40 min Makes 4 patties 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 green bell pepper, cut into 2 inch pieces 1/2 onion, cut into wedges 3 cloves garlic, peeled 1 egg (I use 2 eggs to make sure the patties don’t fall apart.) 1...