yield: 5 SERVINGS prep time: 1 HOUR cook time: 30 MINUTES total time: 1 HOUR 30 MINUTES INGREDIENTS: 1 cup brown rice 1 1/2 pounds cherry tomatoes, halved FOR THE CHICKEN 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon red… Read More


Garden Chickpea Salad

Adapted from Taste of Home Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/4 cup chopped tomato 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper Salad: 3/4 cup canned garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 medium carrot, julienned 1 small zucchini, julienned… Read More


watermelon-spinach-salad

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD: 8 servings. Ingredients 1/4 cup rice vinegar or white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon grated lime zest 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons canola oil 4 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon pepper   SALAD: 4 cups fresh baby… Read More


Citrus-Shrimp-Avocado-Salad

Ingredients 1 pound medium Pan-Seared Citrus Shrimp , (I use 31/40 shrimp) 8 cups greens , (such as arugula, spinach, or spring mix) Fruity or lemon-flavored extra virgin olive oil Juice of 1/2 lemon or 1/2 orange 1 avocado , sliced or diced 1 shallot , minced 4 ounces sliced almonds , toasted Kosher salt… Read More


Thai-Peanut-Chicken-Recipe-so-nutrition

PREP: 35 mins COOK: 4 hrs TOTAL: 4 hrs 35 mins SERVINGS: 6 servings Ingredients  2 cans light coconut milk (14 ounce cans) 1/4 cup peanut butter creamy or crunchy 3 tablespoons  red curry paste 2 tablespoons  fish sauce 2 tablespoons coconut sugar or brown sugar 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger 1 tablespoon minced garlic… Read More


Greek-Style-Braised-Eggplant

Ingredients 1 ½ lbs. eggplant, cut into 1-inch cubes salt, as needed ¼ cup olive oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, deseeded and diced 1 carrot, chopped 6 garlic cloves, minced 2 dry bay leaves 1 ½ tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp. ground coriander 1 tsp. dried oregano ¾ tsp. ground… Read More


Grilled Chicken Flatbread with Avocado Yogurt

Ingredients 1 ripe, fresh avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and diced 1 1/2 cups cucumber, peeled, seeded, and diced 1/4 cup sweet onion, diced 1/2 tsp. salt, divided 2 Tbsp. plain 2% Greek yogurt 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice, divided 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved 2 Tbsp. fresh dill, chopped 2 grilled… Read More


chickenandveggies

Ingredients: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (1 to 1 1/4 lb.) 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 bunch thin asparagus, trimmed ½ cup cherry tomatoes, sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 Tbsp fresh rosemary 1/2 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon black pepper Directions: Preheat grill to medium-high. Cut six 12-inch lengths of heavy-duty… Read More


Chipotle-Pumpkin-Black-Bean-Chili

Servings: 4-6 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 1 rib celery, chopped 2 jalapeños, seeded and chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp dried oregano ¼ tsp ground pepper 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 can no-salt added canned diced tomatoes 1 cup canned pureed pumpkin 1 cup no-salt added canned… Read More


Salmon with Roasted Red Pepper Quinoa Salad

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1.25 pounds skin-on salmon ½ teaspoon salt, divided ½ teaspoon ground pepper, divided 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar 1 clove garlic, grated 2 cups mixed salad greens ½ cup chopped tomatoes 1 cup chopped roasted red bell peppers (from a 12-ounce jar), rinsed 2 cups cooked quinoa (see tip)… Read More