5 Easy Steps: Veggie Pizza-Dilla

Prep: 5 minutesCook: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper 1/4 cup chopped mushrooms 1 large high-fibre flour tortilla 1/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1/3 cup canned crushed tomatoes 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add pepper.Continue reading “5 Easy Steps: Veggie Pizza-Dilla”

Easy 5 Steps: Low Calories Zucchini Noodles

Servings: 2Prep: 10 minutesCook: 15 minutes Ingredients: 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium/lite soy sauce 1 teaspoon chopped garlic 3 cups frozen Asian-style stir-fry vegetables 1 cup quartered mushrooms 1 1/2 pound (3 medium) spiralized zucchini 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/8 teaspoon salt To make the sauce, in a small bowl, combine soy sauce,Continue reading “Easy 5 Steps: Low Calories Zucchini Noodles”

5 Easy Steps: Chicken Pot Pie Stir Fry

Servings: 2Prep: 5 minutesCook: 15 minutes Ingredients 1/4 cup whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 8 ounces raw boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 cups frozen petite mixed vegetables 1/2 cup chicken or turkey gravy 1 teaspoon chopped garlic 1/8 teaspoon plus a dash each salt and black pepper BringContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Chicken Pot Pie Stir Fry”

5 Easy Steps: Spicy Sofritas Tacos

Servings: 2Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes 2 tablespoons canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce 8 ounces block-style extra-firm tofu Four 6-inch corn tortillas 1/2 cup shredded lettuce 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican blend cheese 2 teaspoons taco seasoning To make the sauce. place 1/4 cup tomatoes in a smallContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Spicy Sofritas Tacos”

5 Easy Steps: Sesame Peanut Zoodles

Servings: 2Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds (about 3 medium) spiralized zucchini 1 cup shredded carrot 1/2 cup Thai peanut sauce/salad dressing 1/4 cup chopped scallions 2 teaspoons sesame seeds Bring an extra-large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add zucchini and carrot. Cook and stir until hot andContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Sesame Peanut Zoodles”

5 Easy Steps: Sheet-Pan Ratatouille

Servings: 2Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 30 minutes Ingredients 1 1/2 cup cubed egg plant 1 cup chopped red bell pepper 1 cup sliced and halved zucchini 1 cup canned fire-roasted diced tomatoes, drained 2/3 cup roughly chopped onion 1/2 cup tomato paste 2 teaspoons dried basil 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder PreheatContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Sheet-Pan Ratatouille”

5 Easy Steps: Sheet-Pan Shrimp Bake

Servings: 2Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 15 minutes Ingredients: 6 ounces (about 12) raw large shrimp, peeled, tails removed, deveined 2 teaspoons lemon juice 6 ounces (about 2 links) fully cooked chicken sausage, slicked into coins 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup frozen sweet corn kernels 3 cups roughly chopped spinach 1/2 teaspoon garlic powderContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Sheet-Pan Shrimp Bake”

5 Easy Steps: Cauliflower Fried Rice

Servings: 4Prep: 5 minutesCook: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup (4 large) egg whites 2 cups frozen Asian-style stir-fry vegetables 4 cups riced cauliflower 3 ounces (about 5 slices) reduced-sodium ham, chopped 1/2 cup canned crushed pineapple packed in juice, lightly drained 1/4 cup thick teriyaki sauce or marinade 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon blackContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Cauliflower Fried Rice”

5 Easy Steps: Peanut Butter Protein Muffins

Servings: 12Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup old-fashioned oats 1 cup powdered peanut butter 2/3 cup Truvia spoonable no-calorie sweetener 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter 2/3 cup (4 large) egg whites 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12-cup muffin panContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Peanut Butter Protein Muffins”

5 Easy Steps: Skillet Chicken Parmesan

This skillet chicken Parmesan tops chicken breasts with a sweet tomato sauce and melted mozzarella cheese for a quick and delicious meal. Servings: 2Prep: 10 minutesCook: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1/3 cup whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs 1/4 (2 large) egg whites Two 4-ounce raw boneless skinless chicken breast cutlets 1/3 cup canned crushed tomatoes 1/3 cup shreddedContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Skillet Chicken Parmesan”