Turkey Avocado Zucchini Wrap

Lunch can be often times over looked. You either too busy to prepare it, pressed for time and get something at the nearest deli. A zucchini wrap can be prepared quick during breakfast and taken on the go! Its not only quick to assemble but its also good for you! Ingredients 1 medium zucchini 1/4…

Baked Banana French Toast

Ingredients 3 medium bananas, peeled and sliced, divided 6 slices reduced-calorie whole-grain bread, sliced in half diagonally 4 large eggs 2 large egg whites 1 cup almond milk 2 tablespoons firmly packed light brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts (optional) 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup Directions Coat a…

Banana Chia Pudding

Ingredients For the pudding 2 large overripe bananas 2 cups unsweetened almond milk 6 tablespoons of chia seeds Toppings: Granola (of your choice) 1 sliced banana Directions In a bowl, smash your ripe bananas well. Add the milk and mix well. Add chia seeds, mix and cover with a tight lid. Refrigerate overnight. In the…

Sweet Potato and Roasted Chickpea Salad

Ingredients 1 15-ounce can no-salt added chickpeas, drained 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped and divided 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups cubed sweet potato, from about 2 medium potatoes 2 cups chopped kale 1/4 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped Directions Preheat the oven to…

Overnight Oatmeal Jars

Have you ever picked up an “unhealthy” breakfast on the way to work? Because it was faster, cheaper, convenient? Now you don’t have to. These overnight oatmeal jars are nutritious, ready to be with you on the go, and at a very low price. All you have to do is prepare them at night and…

Roasted Pumpkin/Squash Seeds

Every time I buy a whole calabaza (Pumpkin Squash) It hurst me to do away with the “insides” of the pumpkins. I always wondered how to roast the pumpkin seeds. Looked online and http://www.kristineskitchenblog.com/roasted-pumpkin-seeds/ and there was a great tutorial. Needless to say there were delicious. Separate all pulp and seeds from the squash and…

Walnut Kiwi Salad

This is a simple salad but don’t be fooled….simple in the sense of easy to make, definitely not in its flavor profile. Crisp lettuce, creamy ranch, strength of walnuts and delicious refreshing kiwi. Ingredients 1 head of Boston lettuce 2 ripe kiwis 1 Tbs of walnuts 2 Tbs of ranch dressing Directions Brake/cut lettuce up,…

Chia Breakfast Pudding

This right here would be the easiest and possibly the yummiest breakfast you will ever have. The variations are endless and so are the flavors. But the base chia pudding all start the same. The creamy delight powered by the chia seeds is full of calcium, manganese, fiber, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, vitamins B3, B1 and…

Turkey breast stuffed with goat cheese cranberries and bacon

Ingredients 6 oz goat cheese, softened 2/3 cup dried sweet cranberries 1 cup cooked bacon, crumbled 2/3 cup toasted filberts, coarsely ground in food processor 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, minced 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, minced 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 tablespoon fresh sage, minced 1 tablespoon lemon zest 4 pound boneless turkey breast sliced thinly…

Frozen Pistachio Dessert with Raspberry Sauce

Ingredients 1-1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 45 wafers)1/4 cup finely chopped pistachios1/4 cup reduced-fat butter, melted1-1/4 cups fat-free milk1 package (1 ounce) sugar-free instant pistachio pudding mix6 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese1 carton (8 ounces) frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed, divided1 package (12 ounces) frozen unsweetened raspberries, thawed2 tablespoons sugar2 tablespoons orange liqueur or orange…