Beth’s Asian Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients 2 tsp. vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp. fresh ginger, minced (dried ginger can be substituted) 3 cups black beans, rinsed 1 cup white mushrooms, minced ½ cup carrots, grated 3 green onions, chopped ¼ c. cilantro, chopped (optional) 1 head bib, iceberg, or romaine lettuce, washed and leaves separated   Sauce: 4 Tbsp. soy sauce 4 Tbsp. brown sugar ½ tsp. sesame oil 2 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar ½ tsp. fresh ginger, minced (dried ginger can be substituted)   Instructions Saute Read more [...]

Tomato Tart Pizza

    Ingredients for Tomato Tart Pizza   1 pie crust (homemade or store bought) 1 tomato, sliced salt 1 ounce mozzarella cheese Oregano   Instructions   Cut pie crust to fit small ramekins. Slice tomato, pat dry and salt. Slice cheese. Assemble tarts with crust, sliced tomatoes and topped with cheese. Sprinkle with oregano. Bake in oven at 425 for 10-15 minutes, or until crust is cooked.     Author: Super Healthy Kids Prep time: 5 Read more [...]

Homemade Hot Pockets

          Homemade  Hot Pockets    Ingredients:   8 Grand’s biscuits, Crescent rolls, or Canned Pizza dough 6-8 eggs (scrambled) 3/4 cup shredded cheese     Directions:   Roll out the biscuits until flat. You just scramble the eggs and mix in the cheese. Then fill the biscuit with a spoonful of the mixture, fold the biscuit over and seal the edges with a fork. Then bake in a 375 degree oven until golden brown about 12 minutes Read more [...]

Roasted Vegetable Cheesy Quinoa Mac

Instructions 3 cups Cooked Quinoa (cooked According To Package Instructions) 1 cup broccoli florets, chopped into small chunks 1/2 red bell pepper, diced 10 baby carrots, sliced thinly 3-4 kale leaves, chopped 1/2 cup green peas 1/4 cup olive oil 1 garlic clove, minced 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups milk 2 cups shredded cheese Salt and pepper, to taste 2 Tbsp. Panko breadcrumbs (optional) Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare a large baking sheet by lining with aluminum foil Read more [...]

Spinach Calzones

Ingredients 1 pkg yeast (or 1 Tablespoon of yeast) 1 Tbsp sugar 1 cup warm water 1 tsp salt 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 ¾ cup white flour 1 ¼ cup whole wheat flour Filling: 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese 1 cup marinara sauce 1 cup chopped fresh spinach   Instructions Combine yeast, sugar and warm water and let set for 5 minutes. Mix remaining ingredients and then add yeast mixture. Let dough rise, in a warm place, for about 1-2 hours, until double in size. Roll out a small portion of the Read more [...]

Chinese Potstickers

  Ingredients   12 ounces cabbage, chopped 2 carrots, finely shredded 2 large mushrooms, diced 5-6 whole water chestnuts, diced 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 1/4 cup minced green onions 1 pound ground turkey 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon Chinese rice wine 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 package round dumpling wrappers (gyoza/potsticker wrappers) Slurry: 1 tablespoon cornstarch + 1/2 cup water Sauce:   Juice of 1 orange Juice of 1 lime 3-4 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce 1 Read more [...]

2 Gourmet Almond Butter and Regular or Spiced Peanut Butter

  Coconut Almond Butter 2 cups of dry roasted almonds 1/3 cup of unsweetened coconut flakes 1-2 Tbsp coconut oil 1/2 tsp of salt (optional) Directions: Place all of the ingredients into a food processor or high powered blender.  You may have to process for up to 10 minutes.  At this point it may still be a little 'chunky'.  Continue to process until it reaches desired smoothness. Scoop out your fresh almond butter and place in an airtight container or jar.     Honey Read more [...]

Steak Fajita Rice Bowls {Oh Sweet Basil}

    Ingredients 2 Cups Steak, grilled and sliced 1/2 Red, Green and Orange Bell Peppers, Sliced 1/2 Purple Onion, Sliced 1 to 2 ears of corn, grilled and removed from the cob Queso Fresco Cheese   For the Rice 1 Cup of Brown Rice 2 Cups of Water 1 Tablespoon Fajita Seasoning   Instructions Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the peppers and onion and a drizzle of olive oil. Cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat.   In a rice cooker, combine Read more [...]

Spinach Salad and Whole Wheat Pizza got Married!

Instructions Whole Wheat Pizza Crust: 2 1⁄4 teaspoons Yeast 1⁄2 teaspoon Brown Sugar 1 1⁄2 cups Warm Water 1 teaspoon Salt 2 tablespoons Olive Oil 3 1⁄3 cups Flour (We use half whole wheat and half white) Dissolve yeast and brown sugar in water. Let sit for 10 minutes.  Stir in salt, oil and flour. Knead dough on floured surface just until not sticky. Put in greased bowl and let rise till double (1 hour). Punch dough down, let sit on pizza pan for a few minutes. Then roll out. Read more [...]

Fiesta Little Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients 1 cup black beans 1 cup black eyed peas 1 tomato, chopped 1 avocado, chopped 1 cup corn kernels (defrosted or fresh) 1 green bell pepper 2 TBL low fat ranch dressing 1/4 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/8 tsp salt 8-12 large Romaine Lettuce Leaves   Instructions Combine beans and veggies.  Mix ranch dressing, cumin, garlic powder and salt together.  Pour over beans and veggies.  Scoop 1/3 cup of mixture into the center of a large lettuce leaf and roll up to eat.   Recipe Read more [...]