This recipe combines many of the principles of the Mediterranean diet into one simple-to-prepare salad entrée utilizing beans and tuna for protein.
Although grilled shrimp and couscous, a quick cook pasta, make a perfect combination, you wouldn’t think to combine with grapes but the flavors blend very well for a refreshing and healthy seafood meal!
This meatless pasta meal pairs whole wheat pasta with peas, artichoke hearts and lemon for a refreshing change from tomato-based sauces! Add chicken, shrimp or salmon for a satisfying meal ready in about 30 minutes!
Adding fresh fruit to green salads is not a new trend but is one worth continuing. This grilled chicken and spinach salad blends sweet pineapple with spicy habanero peppers! It’s full of fiber and flavor. You can make it as mild or spicy as you like. If the habanero is too spicy, try the more mild jalapeno pepper instead!
You won’t even know it’s not a pasta bake! Try this traditional baked Italian dish using cauliflower rice, chicken and sausage. All the flavor without all the carbs and calories. A fresh green salad completes the meal!
A favorite take out dish is chicken fried rice, but the caloric density if rice far exceeds what is recommended for one meal. By making it at home and substituting cauliflower rice, you can dramatically reduce the calories and carbohydrate content!
It’s sometimes difficult to get in all your vegetable requirements each day. This broccoli and cauliflower cheese soup is low in fat compared to its counterparts and provides the nutrition of two in-season cruciferous vegetables. Pair it with a healthy salad with chicken for a complete meal. Read More
A great way to expand our meal options is to try recipes from other cultures. It’s also a great way to introduce new spices and decrease reliance on salt for flavor. Try this super simple Indian favorite that only requires five ingredients!
A wide variety of healthy grains are now more readily available. This recipe uses a high protein grain called wheat berries coupled with nutrient-packed veggies and a super simple and flavorful dressing. Add the dressing to taste and decrease the calories of this recipe by only using as much as needed.