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Cheesy Harvest Veggies (Meatless Meal)

Cheesy Harvest Veggies (Meatless Meal)

2 lb. mixed fall vegetables (butternut squash, sweet potatoes, turnips, parsnips and carrots), peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 6 cups) 3 cups milk, 1 pkg. (8 oz.) Cream Cheese, cubed 1 cup Parmesan Cheese 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg 8 RITZ Crackers, crushed (about 1/3 cup crumbs) HEAT oven to 350°F. PLACE vegetables and milk in large saucepan. Bring to boil on medium-high heat; simmerContinue Reading

Nachos (for our meatless Monday)

Nachos (for our meatless Monday)

Nachos 7 cups restaurant-style round corn chips (about 4 oz.) **I’m using whole grain tortilla chips 1 8 ounce package  shredded mexican cheese blend (or see below for bubbly cheese recipe!) 3/4 cup salsa 1/2 cup jalapenos, drained and chopped 1 cup finely chopped red onion 1 cup stemmed and chopped cilantro 1/2 cup black beans, rinsed & drained if canned sour cream (for topping)Continue Reading

Sauteed Mushroom Hash (it begs to be a side dish)

Sauteed Mushroom Hash (it begs to be a side dish)

There is no set amount of each ingredient. Use as much or as little as you like! sliced mushrooms (whatever variety you like… we like the darker varieties mixed with lighter ones, baby bella & crimini) onion, diced cilantro, chopped red & green peppers, diced olive oil (about 2 tsp per 3 cups of veggies)Continue Reading

Whole Wheat Avocado Wrap with Black Beans (meatless night!)

Whole Wheat Avocado Wrap with Black Beans (meatless night!)

Whole Wheat Avocado Wrap Basically, we just throw a lot of everything onto a tortilla! Here’s the recipe that I use for guacamole, or just add sliced avocado: 2 avocados, mashed but left chunky 2 TB chopped red onion 2 TB chopped green pepper 2 TB chopped tomato handful of chopped cilantro 1-2 TB freshContinue 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

(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