7 Easy Steps: Pizza Pockets

Servings: 2Prep: 10 minutesCook: 20 minutes Ingredients 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup marinara sauce 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray. Place flour, baking powder, garlicContinue reading “7 Easy Steps: Pizza Pockets”

4 Easy Steps: Greek Z’Paghetti

Servings: 2Prep: 10 minutesCook: 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds (about 3 medium) spiralized zucchini 1/2 cup artichoke hearts packed in water, drained and chopped 1/4 cup bagged sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 2 tablespoons sliced Kalamata or black olives 2 tablespoons light Italian dressing 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onionContinue reading “4 Easy Steps: Greek Z’Paghetti”

6 Easy Steps: Everything-Bagel Bites

Servings: 2Prep: 10 minutesCook: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons (about 1 large) egg white or fat-free liquid egg substitute 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon everything bagel seasoning blend Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray. PlaceContinue reading “6 Easy Steps: Everything-Bagel Bites”

4 Easy Steps: Sheet-Pan Roasted Veggies

Servings: 4Prep: 20 minutesCook: 25 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups (about 1/2 of a medium) peeled butternut squash cut into 1-inch chunks 1 cup (about 2 medium) peeled carrots cut into 1-inch chunks 1 cup (about 1 medium) peeled parsnip cut into 1-inch chunks 1 cup (1 to 2 medium) peeled beets cut into 1-inch chunksContinue reading “4 Easy Steps: Sheet-Pan Roasted Veggies”

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”

How to Make Eggplant Parm

Servings: 4Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 1 hour 5 minutes Cool: 10 minutes Ingredients: 3/4 cup whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs 1/2 cup (4 large) egg whites 1 large eggplant (about 20 ounces), ends removed 1 cup marinara sauce 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powderContinue reading “How to Make Eggplant Parm”

3 Easy Steps: Mexican Cauliflower Rice

Servings: 4Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup frozen sweet corn kernels 4 cups riced cauliflower 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican blend cheese 2 1/2 tablespoons taco seasoning Bring an extra-large skillet sprayed with nonstickContinue reading “3 Easy Steps: Mexican Cauliflower Rice”

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”