May 6, 2022

Mushroom and Barley Soup

Mushroom and Barley Soup 8 Servings Ingredients 12 ounces portobello mushrooms, diced 3 medium carrots, chopped 3 stalks of celery, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1 Tbsp minced garlic 1 cup medium pearl barley 1 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp pepper 2 tsp salt 4 cups low sodium beef broth 4 cups low sodium chicken broth Directions 1. […]
April 18, 2022

Apricot Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Apricot Glazed Pork Tenderloin 4 Servings Ingredients 1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed of excess fatVegetable cooking spray1 teaspoon salt-free lemon pepper½ cup apricot fruit spread (like Smucker’s Apricot Simply Fruit)1 tablespoon mirin (sweet rice wine) Directions 1. Slice the pork into 4 slices. Season with lemon pepper on both sides.2. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray […]
April 11, 2022

Banana Oatmeal Muffins

Banana Oatmeal Muffins 12 servings Ingredients 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour3/4 cup old fashioned oats1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda1.5 tsp ground cinnamon3/4 tsp ground nutmeg2 eggs1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large)1/4 cup packed brown sugar1/4 cup nonfat milk2 Tbsp canola oil2 Tbsp unsweetened applesauce Directions 1. Preheat oven to 400°F. In a large […]
March 30, 2022

Chickpea and Red Lentil Pasta Salad

Chickpea and Red Lentil Pasta Salad 10 Servings Ingredients Pasta Salad 4 oz chickpea rotini pasta (I used Banza brand) 4 oz red lentil rotini pasta (I used Barilla brand) 2 cups diced English cucumber 2 cups halved grape tomatoes 1⁄2 cup thin red onion slices a small red onion 2 oz crumbled feta cheese handful fresh basil, […]
March 15, 2022

Thai Peanut and Quinoa Salad

Thai Peanut and Quinoa Salad 4 Servings Ingredients Salad2.25 cup cooked and cooled quinoa (3/4 cup uncooked quinoa cooked with 1.5 cups water or low sodium broth)2 cups shredded purple cabbage 1 cup grated carrot1 cup thinly sliced snow peas or sugar snap peas1/2 cup chopped cilantro1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions1/4 cup chopped dry-roasted and lightly salted […]
March 6, 2022

Low Fat Fudge Brownies

Low Fat Fudge Brownies 12 Servings Ingredients 3/4 cup oat flour1/3 cup unsweetened Dutch processed cocoa powder1/2 cup sugar3 Tbsp instant nonfat dry milk powder1/2 tsp baking soda2 large eggs1/4 cup chocolate syrup1 Tbsp water2 tsp vanilla Directions 1. Place oat flour, cocoa, sugar, milk powder and baking soda in a medium bowl and mix well.2. Add the […]
February 27, 2022

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Lemon and Cranberries

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Lemon and Cranberries 4 Servings Ingredients 20 oz. whole brussels sprouts (approximately 6 cups whole or 8 cups shaved) 4 cloves garlic, minced1 tablespoon olive oil2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice1/4 cup grated parmesan cheeseSalt and pepper to taste1/2 cup less sugar dried cranberries Directions 1. Shave/shred Brussel sprouts by removing the tough outer leaves, […]
February 20, 2022

Quinoa and Lentil Tacos

Quinoa and Lentil Tacos 8 Servings Ingredients 6 mushrooms, diced3 cloves garlic, minced2 Tbsp canola oil1 Tbsp cumin2 tsp chili powder1/2 tsp onion powder1/2 tsp smoked paprika1/4 tsp salt1/4 tsp ground black pepper2 cups cooked lentils2 cups cooked quinoa16 corn tortillas (4.5 inch) Directions 1. Add oil to a large skillet and heat over medium heat. Add mushrooms […]
February 6, 2022

Lentil and Chickpea Stew

Lentil and Chickpea Stew 8 Servings Ingredients 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 2 cans (15 ounces each) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 cup dried lentils, rinsed 3 teaspoons smoked paprika 4 cups vegetable broth 38 ounces no-salt-added tomato sauce (2-15 oz […]