Fried Chicken Tacos

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. shredded Mexican or cheddar cheese Medium sized flour tortilla Fried chicken tender or breast 1/2 cup coleslaw pinch chopped cilantro 2 Tbsp. pickled red onion Green Sauce: 4 Tbsp. ranch dressing 1/4 cup cilantro juice of 1 lime Instructions: Blend the ranch dressing, cilantro and lime for 1 minute. Set aside in…

Simple Salmon Stir-fry

Calories: 383 Protein 22g | Carbs 45g | Fat 12g Ingredients 2-3 Tbsp. Trader Joe’s Island Soyaki 1/8th cup frozen peas 1/8th cup chopped bell pepper 1/8th cup chopped onion 1 Trader Joe’s Salmon Burger (or wild salmon fillet) 1/4 cup quinoa 1 tsp. olive oil Instructions Cook salmon over olive oil in a skillet…

Loaded Sweet Potato

Yield: 1 serving Calories: 260 Protein 15 g | Carbs 35 g | Fat 8 g Ingredients: 1 small sweet potato 1 tsp olive oil 1/2 cup ‘Grillers Crumbles’ 1/4 cup kidney beans 2-3 Tbsp salsa 1 Tbsp nonfat plain Greek yogurt (topping) Cheese (optional topping) Instructions: Chop sweet potato in circle slices and then…

Healthy Chicken Salad

Yield: 4 Servings Calories: 106 Protein 17 g | Carbs 8 g | Fat 1 g Ingredients: 1/2 cup diced red onion 1/2 cup chopped red seedless grapes 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 8 oz shredded chicken breast or 1 (12 oz.) can 1 tsp black pepper 1 tsp…

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:…