quick recipe Archive

DIY Microwave Meals

One of the biggest set backs in healthy eating is the time it takes to make home-cooked meals. Everyone is restricted on time these days. So I wanted to give you guys one of my best secrets for saving a ton of time and still eating super healthy meals. These Zip ‘n ...Read More

Cheesy Chicken with Beans

Ingredients 2 boxes Fiber Gourmet Light Mac & Cheese 1 can Organic Low Sodium Black Beans 1lb Boneless Skinless Chicken breast 1/2 cup 2% skim milk 3 tbsp Smart Balance Spread (or other low-fat butter spread) Bring about 6 – 10 cups water to a boil on the stove. While water is heating, ...Read More

Tips for a Fun and Healthy Lunch

A kid-friendly lunch doesn’t have to mean a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Not only can dishes such as fruit kabobs, pizza quesadillas and noodle bowls be just as easy to make as a sandwich, you may be surprised to discover how popular and kid-friendly such healthy choices are. Ideas for spreading ...Read More

Better Brown Bag Ideas

During back-to-school time, it can be hard to decide how to pack healthy lunches. Whether it’s for your toddlers superhero lunchbox or a college kids’ cooler bag, lunch is an important part of the day. With all the research and energy going into school lunches and coming out with bad results, we ...Read More

Crispy Cod Fillets

INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup dry seasoned bread crumbs 4 cod, haddock or flounder fillets, thawed if frozen (4 fillets = 1 lb) 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional) 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper (optional) PAM® Grilling Spray (optional) 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice   DIRECTIONS Place bread crumbs in shallow dish; set aside. Rinse fish; ...Read More

Berry Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)  1/8 teaspoon salt  1/8 teaspoon pepper  3 cups fresh baby spinach  1/2 cup fresh raspberries  1/2 cup halved fresh strawberries  1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese  4-1/2 teaspoons chopped pecans, toasted  2 tablespoons prepared fat-free raspberry vinaigrette Directions: Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 4-7 minutes ...Read More

Thai Chicken with Basil

start to finish:20 min makes:4 servings 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb) 1 tablespoon canola or soybean oil 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 red or green jalapeño chiles, seeded, finely chopped 1 tablespoon fish sauce or reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves ...Read More

Pita Tree Appetizers

4 flavored or plain pita folds or pita (pocket) breads (about 6 inches in diameter) 16 thin pretzel sticks, halved 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream 1/2 cup guacamole 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley 1/4 teaspoon garlic-pepper blend 1/4 cup very finely chopped red bell pepper 1.Cut each pita fold into 8 wedges. ...Read More