Garlicky Grilled Tilapia with Couscous

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, plus wedges for serving 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped kosher salt and black pepper 4 6-ounce tilapia fillets, split lengthwise 1 cup couscous 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomatoes  Preparation: In a medium bowl, combine the lemon juice, oil, garlic, ½ … Continue reading Garlicky Grilled Tilapia with Couscous

Chili-Glazed Pork with Sweet Potato Hash

Ingredients: 1 pork tenderloin (about 1 1⁄4 pounds) 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 teaspoon chili powder,kosher salt and black pepper 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 pound), peeled 2 large shallots, chopped 1 5-ounce package baby spinach, chopped hot sauce (optional) Preparation: Heat broiler. Place the pork … Continue reading Chili-Glazed Pork with Sweet Potato Hash

Banana Pancakes

Ingredients: 2 Bananas 4 Eggs Preparation: Combine crushed bananas and eggs and mix until a batter is formed. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a hot griddle coated with cooking spray; turn when bubbles form on top. Cook until the second side is golden brown.   Nutritional information: (4 servings) Calories: 131 Fat: 5g Protein: … Continue reading Banana Pancakes

Cajun Shrimp Kabobs

Ingredients: 1 tbsp. olive oil 1.33 lbs. shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. onion powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper 1/4 tsp. dried oregano 1/4 tsp. dried thyme 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper Preparation: Mix together all of the spices. Thread the shrimp onto skewers. Brush with oil. Sprinkle the spice mixture onto the skewers on both sides. … Continue reading Cajun Shrimp Kabobs

Spinach Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Cherry Tomatoes

Ingredients: 4 zucchini 1 1/3 cup + 1/4 tsp cherry tomatoes 1 1/3 cup + 1/4 tsp basil 1 1/3 cup + 1/4 tsp spinach 2 tbsp + 2 tsp almonds 2 tbsp + 2 tsp Parmesan cheese 2/3 garlic clove 2 tsp lemon juice 2 tbsp + 2 tsp olive oil 1 tbsp + 1 tsp water (or broth) Salt and pepper Preparation: Using … Continue reading Spinach Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Cherry Tomatoes

Crockpot Chorizo Spiced Pulled Pork

Ingredients: 2 tsp paprika 3/4 tsp ancho chili powder (up to 1 tbsp.) 3/4 tsp salt 3/4 tsp ground cumin 3/4 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp coriander 1 1/3 lb lean pork tenderloin 2/3 onion, diced 2 2/3 garlic cloves, minced 2/3 cup + 1/2 tsp chicken broth 2 tsp apple cider vinegar Preparation: Mix together all the spices and rub over the … Continue reading Crockpot Chorizo Spiced Pulled Pork

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken and Quinoa Meatballs

Ingredients: 1 1/3 lb 95% lean ground chicken 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 2/3 carrot, minced 2/3 celery rib, minced 2/3 large egg, lightly beaten 3/4 tsp garlic powder 3/4 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 cup buffalo sauce (like Frank’s) Preparation: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Mix together all the ingredients except the buffalo sauce until just combined. Be careful … Continue reading Crockpot Buffalo Chicken and Quinoa Meatballs

Crockpot Tomato Balsamic Chicken

Ingredients: 1 1/3 lb boneless and skinless chicken breast 18 2/3 oz canned diced tomatoes, half of liquid drained 2/3 sweet onion, sliced thin 2 2/3 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar (plus more for serving) 2 tsp Italian seasoning 4 cups fresh spinach Salt and pepper Preparation: Add all ingredients to the slow cooker, except spinach. Cook on low for … Continue reading Crockpot Tomato Balsamic Chicken

Crockpot Black Beans and Chicken

Ingredients: 4 chicken breast fillets (1 pound), skinless, boneless 1 (15 ounce) can low sodium black beans, rinsed 2 cups salsa of your choice 8 tortillas, whole wheat or low carb Preparation: Add all ingredients to the slow cooker, except tortillas. Cook on low for 4-6 hours. Shred it with a fork. Serve in a low … Continue reading Crockpot Black Beans and Chicken

Crockpot Spaghetti

Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground turkey sausage (see recipe below) 1 (24 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce (no sugar added) 8 ounces (uncooked) 100% whole wheat spaghetti, about 2/3 of a 13.25 oz box, break into small pieces before adding to meat mixture 1 cup low fat cottage cheese 1 cup skim mozzarella cheese, shredded 1 … Continue reading Crockpot Spaghetti