Butternut Squash & Carrot Soup

Ingredients 3 cups chicken broth 1 small yellow onion chopped 1 medium-large butternut squash peeled and cubed 2-3 carrots peeled and chopped 1/2 15 oz. can pumpkin puree 2 Tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cracked pepper 1/2 tsp cinnamon pinch nutmeg Garnishes (optional) pumpkin seeds, dash of cinnamon, dollop of sour cream…

Berenjenas Guisadas-Stewed Eggplants

Rich in nutrients, low calorie, vitamins, minerals and fiber…to top it all of delicious! Ingredients 2 medium to large eggplants (whichever you please) 2-3 strips of turkey or pork bacon, cooked and crumbled 1/4 of each of the following bell peppers: red, green, orange and yellow, diced 3 plum tomatoes diced 1/2 red onion chopped…

Philly Cheese Steak Stuffed Bell Peppers

Low Carb? Taste? Looks? You name it it has it! Ingredients 2 bell peppers (you choose the colors) 1/2 Tbs coconut oil 1/2 yellow or white onion cut into half in strips 8-12oz of lean flank steak cut in strips 1-2 garlic cloves pressed or minced 1/2 tsp of paprika 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2…

Berry Berry Oat Yogurt Bowl

Breakfast should always be not only satisfying but beautiful. Berries will give you radiant color to your oats, yogurt, salads, smoothies and the list is endless. This bowl is delicious and full of amazing health benefits. Try it and thank me later 😉 Ingredients 1/2 cup frozen black berries 1/2 cup frozen raspberries 1 frozen…

Soy Ginger Salmon with Asparagus & Peppers

Ingredients 1/8 cup low sodium soy sauce 1 tsp rice vinager 1/2 Tbs of brown sugar 1 tsp grated ginger 1 garlic clove, minced or pressed 1-2 chopped scallions 1 pound of salmon fillets 1/2 bunch of Asparagus 1/4 of each red, yellow, green and orange peppers 1 Tsp of olive oil (can use cooking…

Tomato, Lentil and Kale Soup

Making a creamy, delicious, healthy soup is always rewarding and brings you comfort. This one does not require over night soaking. Full of vitamin K from the kale and iron from those lentils, among other great benefits. Ingredients 3 cups of water 2 cups of brown or green lentils 3 plum tomatoes cut into pieces…

Trigo con Leche —Bulgur Pudding

As I was growing up one of my favorite “desserts” or treats was rice pudding. As my mother would call it in Spanish, arroz con leche. As I got older my husband introduced me to “trigo con leche” my first impression: ewwww. Little did I know it is and I dare say it, tastier and…

Instant Pot Squash Curry

Ingredients 15 oz canned chickpeas (1.5 cups dried) rinsed and drained. 1/2 red onion & 1/2 Shallot diced. 2 cloves garlic, pressed or finely chopped. 1 Tbsp avocado oil 2-3 Tbsp red Thai curry paste 1 can light coconut milk 2 Cups of cubed Butternut Squash 2-3 cups spinach salt sesame seeds Directions Drain and…

Tuna Avocado Salad

Ingredients 1 avocado 2- 5 oz pouches flaked tuna in water 1/2 cup chopped parsley 1 small red onion, chopped red bell peppers orange bell peppers 1/4-1/2 cup of your favorite fat free dressing (I used Ceasar for today) Directions Drain tuna well and add to a mixing bowl. Wash, deseed and finely dice bell…

Sweet potato black bean patties/Burgers

Ingredients 2-3 sweet potatoes cooked 1-15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed (1 1/2 cups) 1/4 cup chopped small red onion 1/2 cup rolled oats or quick oats 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2-1 teaspoon salt 2 big leaves of lettuce per patty 2…