Friday, December 23, 2016

Ricotta Stuffed Mushrooms w Blue cheese & Bacon

Prepare portobello mushrooms to stuff in slightly greased pan

Mix: Ricotta Cheese w/ small amounts of Blue Cheese & Bacon bites

Stuff mixture into mushrooms & top with a little shredded cheddar
Bake & Serve

Potato Broccoli Bites

Use leftover Mash (combination of potatoes or squash or sweet potatoes....) - - - or - - - dice/boil

 Add to taste: Greek Yogurt, Salt, Pepper & a cheese of your choice

Combine Mash w/ broccoli &/or cauliflower (cut small and par cooked in the microwave)

Shape into balls & roll in Quinoa Flakes

Bake until crispy

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Pumpkin Coconut Curry

Perfectly warm & comforting on a cold dreary day!

Start in Rice Cooker:
1 cup Rice
1 cup Quinoa
4 cups Water

Saute in Olive Oil:
1/2 onion
1 red pepper

Once browned, add:
3 diced chicken breasts

Once Chicken is also browned Add:
1 can pumpkin
1 cup low sodium veggie broth
1 can Trader Joes Coconut Cream
Curry powder or paste & Salt to taste

Let simmer as you complete next step


In Separate Pan Saute in Olive oil:
1 diced Zucchini
1 diced Yellow Squash
1 box sliced baby-bella mushrooms

Once tender, but not too overcooked that they start shrinking, add to other simmering mixture above & serve over the rice and quinoa blend. 

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Green Salad, Baked Chicken Fingers & Potato Salad

This would be the perfect meal to take on a picnic!

Green Salad
Snap Peas
Bolthouse Farms Cilantro Avocado Yogurt Dressing

Chicken Fingers
Slice Chicken breasts into strips
Marinade for 30 min: Lime Juice, Orange Juice, Olive Oil, Garlic, Sweet & Spicy Mustard (Trader Joes)
Add eggs whites to the marinade & chicken & stir
Dip each chicken strip in: Parmesan Cheese & Panko Breadcrumbs
Bake on Parchment Paper at 450 (flip once to get both sides crispy)
(serve with the ABOVE Green salad & dressing)

Potato Salad
Dice/Boil/Cool Potatoes
Diced Red Pepper
Briannas French Vinegrette
Basil, Cilantro, Salt, Pepper, Paprika

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Stuffed Portabello Mushrooms &/or Red Peppers - Varied options

Saute: garlic, onion, zucchini, yellow squash, celery
Brown: ground turkey sausage
Combine all w/:
cooked rice
cream cheese
panko crumbs
Top with Parmesan
Bake at 450 

Saute: garlic, onion, celery
add to Wilt: power green mix (kale, spinach...)
Brown: ground turkey sausage
Combine all w/:
cooked rice
cream cheese
crumbled Feta
lemon pepper seasoning
Top with Parmesan
Bake at 450 

Saute: garlic, onion, celery, broccoli
Brown: ground turkey sausage
Combine all w/:
cooked QUINOA
cream cheese
Goat cheese
Top with Parmesan
Bake at 450