Mexican Stuffed Pasta

These stuffed shells are easy to make and would be good to make for a potluck or a party. It can be customized so many different ways. I decided to choose a bit of a healthier option by using ground turkey and light cream cheese. Prep time: 5 miutes Cook time: 20 minutes Yield: 7…

Evergreen Smoothie

This smoothie is rich in antioxidants and fiber and filled with important nutrients like vitamin C,  iron, calcium, and potassium. Antioxidants play a role in protecting us from oxidative stress due to the accumulation of free radicals that we encounter every day like pollution, chemical exposure, radiation, and medications. Excess accumulation of these free radicals…

Vegetarian (or vegan) Zucchini Tacos

Simple, delicious, and healthy! This same recipe can be replaced with ground meat if preferred. It can also be made vegan by skipping on the cheese. Servings: 4 Calories: 265 Time: 25 minutes Carbs 35g | Fat 5.4g | Protein 20g Ingredients: 4 zucchinis 1 tsp olive oil 2/3 bag of Morning Star Meatless Crumbles (or any…

The Best Macaroni & Cheese Ever

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Servings: 4 Servings Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni 1 tsp vegetable oil 2 cups shredded white cheddar 2/3 cup shredded Parmesan 2/3 cup shredded Jarlsberg 2 cups heavy whipping cream salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Boil macaroni in salted water until al dente. Meanwhile, shred…

Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

Serving: 2 cups Yield: 8 servings Calories: 379 Carbs: 40.3 g | Fat: 7.1 g | Protein: 25.3 g Ingredients:  1 lb ground turkey 2 tbsp taco seasoning 2/3 cup water 4 cups chicken broth 28 oz diced tomatoes with chilies 1 can corn 1 can black beans 1 white onion 3 large bell peppers…

Vegan Chili

This recipe is so delicious and easily customizable. It is perfect for meal prepping and is one of the easiest recipes I’ve ever made.  Just make sure to get the lowest sodium versions of your canned goods. Serving size: 1 cup Yield: 10 servings Calories: 169 Carbs: 30g | Fat: 1.8g | Protein: 8.1g Ingredients:…

Chicken & Brown Rice Stir fry

Servings: 2 Calories: 304 Carbs: 36.8 grams | Fat: 5 grams | Protein: 26.2 grams Ingredients: 1 tsp olive oil 5 oz chicken breast, chopped 1/2 cup cooked brown rice 2 bell peppers, chopped 1 onion, chopped 10 peanuts 4 tbsp Trader Joe’s Island Soyaki (or preferred sauce) Instructions: Heat skillet on medium heat with…

Simple Salad

Calories: 275 Protein: 19 grams  Carbs: 39 grams  Fat: 6 grams Ingredients: 2 cups spring mix lettuce 1/4th cup corn 1/4th cup garbanzo beans 1/4th cup fat free cottage cheese 1/4th cucumber 1 stalk celery 4 slices beets 1 Tbsp pumpkin seeds  

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ingredients 1lb ground turkey Taco seasoning 3/4 cup water & 1/2 cup water 2 cups cooked brown rice 1 (15.25 oz.) can of corn 2 (15.25 oz.) can diced tomatoes 1 15oz can black beans 1 medium onion, chopped 3 jalapenos (optional) 6 bell peppers cheese of choice Instructions You can purchase precooked rice, but…

Roasted Garlic Gorgonzola Toast & Penne Pasta

Roasted garlic & Gorgonzola on Sourdough Toast Ingredients Sourdough baguette, cut in 1/2 inch slices Olive oil Gorgonzola crumbles Garlic bulb(s), with top cut off and outer layers removed Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place sourdough slices on a baking sheet in a single layer. You can top them with a little bit of…