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 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…

lemon pie

Lemon Pie

  Ingredients: 1 package (1 ounce) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix 1 teaspoon Crystal Light lemonade drink mix 1 cup cold fat-free milk 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed, divided 1 reduced-fat graham cracker crust (8 inches) Directions: Combine pudding mix and lemonade drink mix. In a small bowl, whisk milk…


Oven-Roasted Green Beans

  Ingredients: 2 pounds green beans, ends trimmed 4 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 425°. Rinse and dry green beans. Place beans in a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss well to coat….

mex brownies

Mexican Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1/4 lb.) butter 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, chopped 2 tablets (6 1/2 oz. total) Mexican chocolate, chopped 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts   Directions: Place butter, unsweetened chocolate, and Mexican chocolate…


Beef Chili

Ingredients: 1 pound beef round, trimmed and cut into ½-inch chunks Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste 1½ tablespoons canola oil 3 onions, chopped 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped 2 tablespoons ground cumin…


Healthy Cornbread

Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups finely ground cornmeal ½ cup white whole wheat flour 1 ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp salt 1 tbsp unsalted butter 1 large egg, room temperature 1 tsp vanilla extract ½ cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt 2 tbsp honey ¼ cup nonfat milk   Directions: Preheat…



  Ingredients:  Crust: 1 1/4 cups whole-wheat pastry flour 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cubed 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream 3 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 cup ice water 1 large egg white, lightly beaten, for brushing   Filling: 1 medium russet potato, peeled 2 medium carrots,…


Cheddar Potato Perogies

  Savoury Perogy Dough Ingredients:  3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg 3/4 cups water (approx) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Directions: In bowl, whisk flour with salt. Whisk together egg, water and oil; stir into flour mixture, adding up to 2 tablespoons or more water if needed to make the dough soft but not sticky. Turn out onto…