Monthly Archives: January 2014

Chili & Cornbread

Chili & Cornbread

Chili 1 lb. lean ground beef 1 envelope chili-o seasoning 4 cups of homemade beans made from dry beans (or use 2-3 cans of pintos) 1 can chopped tomatoes, with juice 1 can beef broth 1/2 tsp. worcestershire sauce 1/4 tsp. sugar 1 medium onion, diced tomato paste, about 1 TB salt & pepper, toContinue Reading

Crunchy Parmesan Chicken on Whole Grain Pasta & Green Beans

Crunchy Parmesan Chicken on Whole Grain Pasta & Green Beans

Crunchy Parmesan Chicken 1 lb. boneless-skinless chicken breast tenderloin 1/2 cup regular or Italian style bread crumbs (or whole wheat ones if you can find them!) 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs (Japanese style bread crumbs)….. or you can just use 1 cup of the regular bread crumbs instead. 1/2 cup freshly grated reduced fat ParmesanContinue Reading

Cal Cutting Baked Empanadas with Corn & Salad

Cal Cutting Baked Empanadas with Corn & Salad

This recipe is a keeper! I made it a few months ago and should have been making it a lot more. Baked Empanadas (meat filling recipe listed below) **Makes 10 empanadas 1 14oz. package of (10) frozen Goya discs, defrosted (check for these at a specialty Mexican grocery) 1 egg beaten glass of water CookingContinue Reading

Lighten It Up Chicken Fajitas with Brown Rice

Lighten It Up Chicken Fajitas with Brown Rice

I made this recipe last week for my family. We all gobbled it up like there was no tomorrow! I highly recommend that you make this one. It’s easy to prepare (especially if you use frozen peppers & onions) and is full of flavor. We’re having it again this week. 16 oz boneless skinless chickenContinue Reading