Recipes


March 8, 2019

Mini Cheesecake Bite

Ingredients 1 (9.5 ounces) package Pepperidge Farm Mini Puff Pastry Shells ½ (8 ounces) package fat free cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract thinly sliced fresh fruit, prepared pie filling and/or melted chocolate Directions Bake, cool and remove “tops” of shells according to package directions. Stir cream cheese and sugar…


Brown Wild Rice Pilaf

Ingredients ½ cup wild rice 2 cups brown rice (brown jasmine rice is great) 4 ½ cups vegetable or chicken broth 3-5 leaves fresh sage, finely chopped ⅓-½ cup chopped fresh parsley salt and pepper, to taste 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped (or onion and one shallot) 3 stalks celery, sliced 5 mushrooms, sliced…


Kale With Herbed Tahini Dressing

Ingredients 10 cups curly kale, rinsed, drained, shredded 1 cup carrots, shredded 1 cup red cabbage, shredded 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup water 1 ½ cups fresh cilantro, de-stemmed 1 cup fresh Italian parsley, de-stemmed ¼ cup lime juice, freshly squeezed 1 tablespoon lime zest 6 pitted dates 3 tablespoons Tahini…


Melon Berry Salad

Ingredients 1 cantaloupe ¼ watermelon 1 honeydew melon 2 cups strawberries, halved 2 cups blueberries Dressing ½ cup plain yogurt ½ cup honey ¼ cup orange juice ⅔ cup chopped pecans Instructions Using a melon baller, scoop flesh from all melons. Combine melon and berries in large bowl. In separate bowl, mix dressing and pour over fruit. Refrigerate for…


Cucumber-Yogurt Dip

Ingredients 2 large cucumbers 2 cups plain yogurt, low-fat 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon fresh dill 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 cup cherry tomatoes 1 cup broccoli florets 1 cup baby carrots Instructions Peel, seed, and grate one cucumber. Slice other cucumber and set aside. Mix grated cucumber, yogurt, lemon juice, dill, and garlic…


Toasted Quinoa Pilaf

Ingredients 1 cup raw quinoa 2 cups water 4 tbsp olive or canola oil 2 cups finely chopped onions 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and finely chopped ½ tsp dried thyme 3 sprigs rosemary Instructions Place quinoa in large, ungreased skillet and toast, stirring frequently, over medium heat until quinoa has nutty aroma and…


Fruit and Yogurt Parfait

Ingredients 1 ¼ cup plain 1% yogurt ½ cup of strawberries 1 tablespoon honey Directions Place cut up strawberries in medium bowl. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon honey and toss to coat. Put 1 ¼ cup plain yogurt in a small bowl and garnish with sweetened strawberries. Nutrition Facts Serving 1 ¼ Calories: 123.7 Total Fat: 1.9 grams Saturated…


Roasted Vegetables

Ingredients 2 zucchini, peeled and chopped ¼ eggplant, peeled and diced 2 carrots, diced 4 cherry tomatoes ½ red onions, sliced ½ red bell pepper, sliced ¼ yellow bell pepper, sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil ¼ teaspoon dried rosemary ¼ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon bay leaves, crushed ¼ teaspoon dried oregano ½ clove garlic, minced 1½ teaspoons fresh…


Easy Breakfast Burrito for One

Ingredients 1 (8 inch) whole wheat tortilla 1 egg ¼ cup diced potatoes 1 ounce low-fat cheddar cheese 2 tablespoons salsa Directions Dice potato and cook over low heat.When potatoes are fork tender add to bowl of beaten eggs. Cook potato and egg mixture over medium low heat, stirring so as not to burn. Heat…


Pomegranate- Rosemary Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients 1 pound pork tenderloin 1-1 ½ cups of pomegranate juice 4-8 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons of honey 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 3 sprigs rosemary Dry Rub ½ teaspoon ground allspice ½ teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground black pepper ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg ½ teaspoon salt…



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