Monthly Archives: May 2013

Pizza & Salad Night….

Pizza & Salad Night….

Had to incorporate an easy meal for one night this week, again. Frozen…. yes, I said it… frozen pizza of your choice with your favorite salad (there’s coupon info listed below). Just to spruce things up a bit, here’s a homemade salad dressing recipe or get a variety of other options by clicking here. **Continue Reading

Taco Salad with Corn, Avocado & Black Beans…. Meatless Night!

Taco Salad with Corn, Avocado & Black Beans…. Meatless Night!

Salad: 8 cups thinly sliced iceberg lettuce 1 cup chopped tomato 1 cup finely diced red onion 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup yellow or white corn kernels 1 avocado, sliced or cubed 4 cups fat-free baked tortilla chips (about 4 ounces) Light sour cream, to top theContinue Reading

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Green Peas

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Green Peas

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken chicken breasts salt/pepper garlic powder teriyaki sauce for basting Season chicken and grill until almost done.  Baste with teriyaki sauce last 10 minutes of grilling. Mashed Potatoes  (serves about 3) 3 potatoes, peeled and sliced salt/pepper 2 TB butter 3-4 TB mayo Place peeled & sliced potatoes in a pot of cold water. BringContinue Reading

Chicken with White Beans & Tomatoes with Green Peas (sounds boring, but you’re wrong!)

Chicken with White Beans & Tomatoes with Green Peas (sounds boring, but you’re wrong!)

Chicken with White Beans & Tomatoes (serves 4) 2 15.5 oz cans cannellini beans, rinsed 1 pint grape tomatoes 4 sprigs fresh thyme (I use about 1/2-1 tsp. dried) 4 sprigs fresh oregano, plus leaves for garnish (I use about 1/2-1 tsp. dried) 2 garlic cloves, smashed 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil kosher salt and black pepper 8 bone-in,Continue Reading

(Our) Meatless Monday on Wednesday… Refried Bean Poblanos with Cheese & Basmati Rice

(Our) Meatless Monday on Wednesday… Refried Bean Poblanos with Cheese & Basmati Rice

Refried Bean Poblanos with Cheese  4 medium poblano chiles, halved and seeded 1 (16-ounce) can fat-free refried beans 1 (8.8-ounce) pouch microwaveable cooked long-grain rice (such as Uncle Ben’s Original Ready Rice) ** I use Basmati (it’s slightly nutty in flavor & fabulous!) 15-20 minutes cook time though 1/2 cup picante sauce 1 cup (4 ounces) preshredded reduced-fat 4-cheese MexicanContinue Reading

Garden Style Club Sandwich

Garden Style Club Sandwich

4 slices  whole wheat bread, toasted 2 Tbsp. Light Mayo 2 large  slices tomato 1/4 cup  sliced cucumbers  2 lettuce leaves 12 slices  Roasted Turkey Breast  4 pieces Smoked Uncured Bacon, cooked Recipe courtesy of kraftfoods.com Coupons.com coupons Available for this meal (click link to the side, then “foods” category): deli meat (page 1) Wal Mart Coupons AvailableContinue Reading