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Ranch Hummus

    Flavorful, easy to make Ranch Hummus that’s perfect for snacking and parties! Deliciously creamy with the just the right touch of that classic ranch taste. Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 12 Ingredients 2 (15 oz) cans chick peas, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup olive oil, plus more for topping if desired 2 Tbsp tahini (optional) 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 medium clove fresh garlic, peeled 2 (1 oz)…

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Asian Lentil Lettuce Wraps

      No one will even miss the meat in these delicious and filling lentil wraps! My whole family loved these! Lentils are a great source of protein, fiber, vitamin and minerals so they are a smart choice of food to be adding into your diet. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes…

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Pear Bacon and Brussels Sprout Salad

    A delicious autumn pear salad that’s brimming with bacon, nutty toasted pecans, tangy gorgonzola cheese, all with a base of finely shredded raw brussels sprouts. So delicious! Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 8 minutes Total Time: 33 minutes Servings: 6 Ingredients 6 slices (6 oz.) bacon, chopped 14 oz. brussels sprouts, bottoms trimmed, shredded* 1/2 cup sliced fresh parsley 1 cup pecans, toasted and roughly chopped 2 bartlett pears, cored and diced…

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Slow Cooker Creamed Corn

      Slow Cooker Creamed Corn The easiest creamed corn recipe! And for another layer of flavor top it with crispy bacon bits and fresh green onions. This is the perfect comforting side dish and such a breeze to make! Servings: 8 Ingredients 2 (16 oz) bags frozen petite corn 1 1/2 tsp granulated sugar or honey 3/4 tsp salt, then…

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BLTA Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

    BLTA Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps Yield: About 6 servings Ingredients 1/2 cup plain fat free Greek yogurt 1/4 cup mayonnaise (I used full fat for richer flavor) 2 tsp fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp thinly sliced green onions 1 Tbsp minced parsley Salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 cups diced cooked and…

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Kale Orange Salad

Kale Orange Salad Ingredients 1 bunch curly kale (about 9 oz), thick ribs removed, remaining thinly sliced (about 6 cups) 2/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted 1/3 cup sliced green onions 3 oz goat cheese, crumbled 1 blood orange, peeled and sliced into rounds then halved (navel orange can be substituted) 2 mandarin oranges, peeled and…

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Homemade Buttermilk Ranch

    Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Ingredients 1/2 cup mayonnaise (full-fat) 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/3 cup natural sour cream 2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley 1 1/2 tsp dried chives (I use the freeze dried kind) 1/4 tsp onion powder 1 small clove garlic, finely minced (3/4 tsp) Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 –…

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Greek Seven Layer

    Yield: About 6 servings Ingredients 1 (15.5 oz) can garbanzo beans, drained and 1/4 cup liquid from can reserved 2 1/2 Tbsp tahini 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 small garlic cloves, minced 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp salt, or to taste 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 1/3 cups thick plain Greek yogurt,…

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Pear Spinach Salad with Cranberry

    Pear Spinach Salad with Cranberry Orange Vinaigrette Yield: About 4 servings Ingredients Vinaigrette 1/2 cup olive oil 1/3 cup (34g) fresh cranberries 1/2 – 1 tsp orange zest 2 Tbsp fresh orange juice 1 Tbsp honey 1 Tbsp granulated sugar 2 tsp dijon mustard 1/2 tsp salt Salad 5 oz baby spinach 2…

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Cauliflower Power Tacos

        Ingredients Roasted Cauliflower 1 medium head cauliflower (2 lb), separated into florets 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt Crispy Chickpeas 1can (15 oz) chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed 1tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground oregano Cilantro-Pepita Pesto 2 cups…

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Three Bean Salad

  Three Bean Salad Yield: About 6 servings Ingredients 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 3 Tbsp honey 2 tsp dijon mustard 3/4 tsp salt, or to taste 12 oz. fresh green beans, ends trimmed, diced into 1 1/2-inch pieces 1 (15 oz) can dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained well…

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Cheese and Bacon Potato Rounds

  Ingredients 4 baking potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch slices 1/4 cup melted butter 8 slices bacon – cooked and crumbled 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese 1/2 cup chopped green onions     Directions Prep20 m Cook 40 m Ready In 1 h Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Brush both side of potato…

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Chicken Avocado Salad

  Chicken Avocado Salad Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, grilled then cooled 10 minutes and diced* Romaine lettuce (you’ll need about 2/3 of 1 head) 2 small avocadoes, peeled and diced 1 cup halved grape tomatoes 1/3 cup finely shredded or shaved parmesan cheese 4 burrito size whole wheat or white tortillas…

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Autumn Kale Apple and Quinoa Salad

    Autumn Kale Apple and Quinoa Salad Yield: About 7 servings Ingredients Salad 1/2 cup tricolor dry quinoa 6 cups slightly packed chopped kale (it will take about 1 1/2 bunches. Remove thick ribs before chopping, 6 oz chopped) 2 crisp sweet apples, cored and chopped* (I used gala apples) 1 cup walnuts, lightly…

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Creamy Cinnamon Apple and Walnut Fruit Salad

    Creamy Cinnamon Apple and Walnut Fruit Salad Ingredients 1 (8 oz) pkg Neufchatel cheese, softened slightly 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg 1 (8 oz) pkg light sour cream 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 lbs crisp, sweet apples, chilled (I used a combo of Gala,…

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Shrimp Soft Tacos with Chipotle Lime Dressing

Shrimp Soft Tacos with Chipotle Lime Dressing     ingredients 12 medium size shrimp peeled and deveined cut in half lengthwise 2 T. extra-virgin olive oil Coarse salt and ground pepper 1/2 C. non fat sour cream Juice and 1 t. zest of a lime 2 t. minced chipotle pepper in adobo sauce 12 corn…