Monthly Archives: June 2013

French Bread Pizza & Carrot Sticks

French Bread Pizza & Carrot Sticks

French Bread Pizza All you need is a loaf of French Bread from the deli, pizza sauce, grated cheese, and whatever toppings you want. After you slice your french bread, spread sauce over each piece.  You can use a lot or a little…depends on what you like. I actually use basil pesto in place of pizzaContinue Reading

Tacos with Cilantro Lime Brown Rice & Salad

Tacos with Cilantro Lime Brown Rice & Salad

Tacos Our favorite is the Mission Brand taco kit prepared to package directions or just using flour tortillas. For you, well… I can’t make that choice. Our favorite fillers are: ground beef or chicken, shredded cheddar or crumbly cotija cheese, lettuce, cilantro, avocado, tomatoes, sour cream, lime juice (pretty much everything we can get ourContinue Reading

Jambalaya

Jambalaya

Jambalaya (12 servings) 1 pound smoked kielbasa or Polish sausage, sliced 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1 inch cubes 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained 2 celery ribs, chopped 1/3 cup tomato paste 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes 1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2Continue Reading

BBQ Ribs, Mashed Potatoes & Peas

BBQ Ribs, Mashed Potatoes & Peas

Baby Back Ribs (Serves 6) Three 2 pounds racks baby back ribs, cut into 6 equal portions 1/4cup plus 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1/4cup spicy brown mustard 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3/4teaspoon chili powder Preheat the oven to 325 degrees . In a 6-quart ovenproof pot, stand the ribContinue Reading

Skinny Tuna Noodle Casserole with Zucchini “Fries”

Skinny Tuna Noodle Casserole with Zucchini “Fries”

Skinny Tuna Noodle Casserole (6 servings) 6 oz no yolk noodles (you can use Ronzoni Healthy Harvest, or brown rice pasta for gluten free) 1 tbsp butter 1 medium onion, minced fine 3 tbsp flour 1 3/4 cups fat free chicken broth 1 cup 1% milk 1 oz sherry (optional) 10 oz sliced baby bellaContinue Reading

Savory Baked Chicken, Broiled Asparagus & Baked Beans

Savory Baked Chicken, Broiled Asparagus & Baked Beans

Baked Chicken (4 servings) 4 chicken breasts, with bone and skin 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 -2 teaspoon Season-All salt Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a shallow baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Rinse chicken breast under cool running water. Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Place chicken in dish. Brush the melted butter overContinue Reading