Recipes

brussel sprouts

Sautéed Shredded Brussels Sprouts

  Ingredients: 1 pound Brussels sprouts 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon smoked sweet paprika Zest of 1/2 lemon 2 teaspoons lemon juice (or more, to taste) 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves Salt Freshly ground black pepper   Directions: Trim the Brussels sprouts, rinse in cold water. Cut each sprout…

pork loin white bean puree

Grilled Pork Loin with White Bean Puree

  Ingredients: Pork Loin One 3-pound pork loin 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/2  teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder   Vinaigrette: 1/2 cup mixed chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley, mint and tarragon 1/4 cup finely diced sweet onion 1 large clove garlic, minced Zest of 1 lemon 3…

fruit salad

Fruit Salad

  Ingredients:  1 cup plain yogurt ¼ cup honey ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 orange, juiced 1 cup fresh strawberries, cut in half 2 tangerines, sliced 1 mango, sliced 1 apple, sliced 1 banana, sliced   Directions: In a small bowl, add the yogurt, honey and vanilla extract, mix well. Place the fruit into…

carmelized banna ice cream

Caramelized bananas with vanilla ice cream

  Ingredients: 2 medium firm bananas, peeled 1/2 tbsp butter 3 tbsp light brown sugar 1/4 cup orange juice 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon 1 cup low-fat vanilla ice cream, or frozen yogurt   Directions: Place butter in a non-stick sauté pan, melt butter on medium heat. Add bananas that have been cut in half…

quino

Quinoa

  Ingredients: 1 tbsp canola oil 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth 2 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 1/2 tbsp chopped fresh thyme 1/4 tsp salt 1 small onion, finely diced 1 dash fresh lemon juice (optional)   Directions: Place canola oil into a saucepan, add the…

pineapple chicken

Grilled chicken with pineapple salsa

  Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 pound of boneless, skinless chicken breast cutlets Salt and pepper to taste 1 tsp of garlic powder 2 cups of fresh cubed pineapple 1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped 1/4 red onion, finely diced 1/8 cup fresh basil, sliced thinly 1 tbsp cider vinegar 1 tbsp honey…

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Apple Cake

  Ingredients: 2 Granny Smith apples, sliced thinly 2 eggs 1/3 cup light brown sugar Zest of 1 lemon Dash of salt 1 cup of self-rising flour 1/4 cup low-fat milk Cooking spray   Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray cooking spray into an 8-inch round cake pan. Whisk together the eggs,…

chicken

Lemon Chicken Piccata

  Ingredients: 2 10-ounce chicken breast cutlets Sea salt and black pepper 2 tablespoons self-rising flour 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup chicken broth 2 Tablespoons lemon juice and grated zest reserved for garnish 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon capers, drained and rinsed 1 tablespoon unsalted butter  …

mashed cauliflower

Mashed Cauliflower

  Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower cut into bite-size florets 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup nonfat milk 4 teaspoons olive oil 1 teaspoon unsalted butter ½ teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper   Directions: Steam cauliflower with garlic for 10-15 minutes, or until tender. Drain cauliflower and garlic and mash with a potato masher…

salmon

Salmon with Basil and Tomatoes

  Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 whole wild salmon fillet about 1½ pounds ⅓ cup plus ¼ cup thinly sliced fresh basil, divided 2 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper Directions: Preheat grill to medium. Mash minced garlic and ¾…