Ingredients: 3 romaine hearts, chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced ½ cup peanuts, roughly chopped 1 chicken breast Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste Directions: Chop the romaine and slice the bell pepper, placing them in a large bowl. In a small container or bowl, combine all the dressing ingredients and stir or […]
Ingredients: 12 ounces shredded chicken ⅔ cup fat-free or low-fat plain Greek yogurt ½ cup celery, finely chopped 1½ tablespoons sweet relish 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 scallion, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon paprika Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste 4 leaves lettuce 20 cherry tomatoes 4 pita breads Directions: In […]
Now that the temperatures are climbing, I am looking for healthy, light meals. I wanted to come up with a healthy salad that combines some of my favorite antioxidant-rich and detoxifying leafy greens like kale, spinach and chard. I also love brussel sprouts and they are packed with all kinds of nutrients including folate, vitamin […]
Ingredients: 2 cups frozen, shelled, edamame 1 cup frozen corn 1 cup cooked, cooled quinoa (leftover is great) 1 green onion, sliced (just green parts) 1/2 red sweet bell pepper, diced 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice 1/4 […]
Ingredients: 2 14.5 ounce cans of sweet corn, drained (or 4 cups frozen corn, thawed) 1 14.5 ounce can hearts of palm, drained and chopped ¼ cup chopped red onion ¼ cup chopped parsley (optional) 3 avocados, cut into chunks juice of one lemon ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper […]
Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound peeled and seeded butternut squash, cut into ½ inch dice 1 medium yellow onion, diced 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon unsalted butter ¼ teaspoon ground coriander ¼ teaspoon ground cumin 1/8 teaspoon chipotle chile powder 2 teaspoons maple syrup 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons […]
Ingredients: 2 ripe mangos, peeled and cut into ¼ inch chunks ½ small red onion, chopped ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 or 2 jalapenos, seeded and chopped ½ teaspoon salt Directions: Combine mango, onion, cilantro, jalapeno and salt in a small bowl. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour and serve with tortilla chips.