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 […]
January 12, 2022

Low Fat Peach Bread

Low Fat Peach Bread 12 Slices of Bread Ingredients 1 pound canned sliced peaches in juice, drained1/3 cup oat bran1/2 cup light brown sugar1 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour (this type of flour will help ensure the bread is not rubbery)2 tsp baking powder3/4 tsp baking soda1 tsp ground nutmeg1 tsp ground cinnamon1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract1/2 […]
January 12, 2022

Quinoa Stuffed Red Peppers

Quinoa Stuffed Red Peppers 5 Servings Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained 2 cups reduced sodium vegetable broth 5 large red bell peppers (or yellow or orange), cut in half and remove seeds and membranes 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 20 ounces fresh spinach leaves 4 cloves minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon […]
January 11, 2022

Cheesy Chickpea Pasta and Vegetable Casserole

Cheesy Chickpea Pasta and Vegetable Casserole 10 Servings Ingredients 1 pound penne (or rigatoni, ziti) chickpea pasta (like Banza brand)1 Tbsp olive oil1 onion, chopped2 green bell peppers, chopped8 oz mushrooms, sliced5 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp Italian seasoning5 oz baby spinach3 cups chopped broccoliHandful of fresh basil leaves, chopped28 oz jar of red pasta sauce (lower sodium)14.5 oz […]
December 6, 2021

Quinoa Lentil Salad

Quinoa Lentil Salad 6 Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa1 1/4 cups water, plus 2 cups1/2 cup lentils2 teaspoons Dijon mustard3 tablespoons red wine vinegar1 Tbsp olive oil1 teaspoon garlic powder1 lime, zestedKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 green onions, choppedChopped fresh cilantro leaves Directions 1. Place quinoa and 1 1/4 cups water in a microwave safe […]
November 21, 2021

Crock Pot Moroccan Lentil Soup

Crock Pot Moroccan Lentil Soup 10 Servings Ingredients 1 pound brown lentils, rinsed and sorted for debris 2 quarts low sodium vegetable broth1 yellow onion, diced2 medium carrots, diced3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 2 tsp ground cumin1 tsp ground coriander1 tsp ground ginger1 tsp paprika2 teaspoons kosher salt4 cups chopped spinach, kale and/or chard leaves1 large lemon, […]
November 3, 2021

Vegetable Black Bean and Quinoa Enchiladas

Vegetable Black Bean Quinoa Enchiladas 12 Servings Ingredients For the Enchilada Sauce:4 tablespoons olive oil 6 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoon ground chili powder 2 teaspoon ground cumin 2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1⁄2 teaspoon salt Pinch of cinnamon 4 tablespoons tomato paste 4 cups vegetable broth 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar 1/2 tsp ground black […]
October 25, 2021

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake 12 Servings Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour1 cup whole wheat flour1 cup white sugar1/2 cup brown sugar3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder2 tsp baking powder2 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt1 cup nonfat milk1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce2 eggs2 tsp vanilla extract1 cup boiling water Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9 x 9 inch pan […]
October 18, 2021

Baked Caprese Chicken Breasts

Baked Caprese Chicken Breasts 8 Servings Ingredients 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoons honey 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1/4 teaspoon salt pinch of pepper 1.5 cups cherry tomatoes 3 large tomatoes, sliced 8 oz sliced mozzarella cheese Chopped basil for garnish Directions 1. Preheat […]