Category «Dinner Ideas»

Healthy Corn & Turkey Bacon Chowder

Fall is upon us and on those cooler days, it’s so nice to have something hearty and warm for dinner. Healthy Corn & Turkey Bacon Chowder Ingredients 2 medium potatoes 4 strips turkey bacon 2 celery stocks 1 can corn (drained) 2 cups skim milk Salt & Pepper to taste 1 tablespoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon …

Zucchini Pasta Bake

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Zucchini Pasta Bake Ingredients 2 zucchini’s (spiralized) 2 cups pasta sauce 1 cup part skimmed mozzarella extra lean ground beef (we use about 8oz raw) pinch onion salt salt & pepper to taste garlic mushrooms desired vegetables for pasta sauce   Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spiralize zucchini and let sit in strainer.  Pat …

Super Easy Spicy Tilapia Salad

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Super Easy Spicy Tilapia Salad Ingredients (for single serving) 1 tilapia fillet (I’m in LOVE with High Liner Lime Chili Tilapia) 2 cups broccoli coleslaw Ranch dressing Franks Red Hot Sauce Instructions Bake tilapia in oven (this one was 20 minutes on 400 degrees).  Spread coleslaw on plate or bowl and top with fish.  Drizzle …

Apple Pecan Chicken Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

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Apple Pecan Chicken Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette Ingredients Chicken breast (however much you like in your salad) Leafy romaine lettuce Apple (I used honeycrisp) Tomatoes (if desired)Pecan halves Salt Sugar For the dressing Light mayo Apple cider vinegar Pepper Dijon mustard Honey Water   Directions If possible, marinate chicken breasts for the day in …

Spicy Peanut Shrimp Asian Rice Wraps

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Spicy Shrimp Asian Rice Wraps!! Ingredients Shrimp, cooked & pealed (mine was frozen so I heated up in a frying pan with lemon juice and strained) 2 tablespoons PB2 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce1 tablespoon Franks Red Hot Sauce 1 teaspoon Ginger 1 Tablespoon Water Coleslaw mix Rice Wraps     Instructions Cook shrimp (if necessary) …

Southwest Spicy Chicken Salad

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Southwest Spicy Chicken Salad Ingredients 2 chicken breasts Smoked paprika spice Chili powder Frank’s Red Hot Sauce Romain lettuce Canned corn Tomatoes Bolthouse Farms Salsa Ranch Dressing Instructions Cut chicken breasts in half (width wise to cook evenly).  Combine approx 1 tablespoon smoked paprika and 1 tablespoon chili spice and coat chicken breasts both sides.  …

Black Bean & Corn Salad with Chili Lime Dressing

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Black Bean & Corn Salad with Chili Lime Dressing Salad Ingredients 1 can black beans, rinsed & drained 1 can yellow corn 2 avocados 3 roma tomatoes Green onion (as much as you’d like in salad, save some for dressing) Dressing Ingredients 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise 1 tablespoon chili spice 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons …

Ranch Taco Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Ranch Taco Chicken Lettuce Wraps Ingredients 2 chicken breasts 1.5 tablespoons low sodium taco seasoning 1.5 tablespoons powdered ranch dip 1/2 garlic clove 1/4 cup water Head of butter lettuce (or iceberg) Light cheese Salsa Instructions Spray slow cooker with Pam and lay chicken breasts.  In bowl, mix together ranch, taco seasoning, water, and garlic; …

Asian Peanut Chicken Salad

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Ingredients 2 chicken breasts cucumber coleslaw mix Sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons light peanut butter (smooth) 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1 tablespoon white vinegar 1 tablespoon water Instructions Cut chicken into pieces and cook in pan. In separate bowl, combine coleslaw mix (no sauce) and cucumber, …

Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash Pasta

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Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash Pasta (with mushroom & garlic tomato sauce) Ingredients 1 spaghetti squash Mushrooms & Garlic PC Blue Menu Mushroom & Garlic pasta sauce (approx 1.5 cups, or to taste) 1 package Schneiders chicken smoked sausage (we went with Mild Italian) Light parmesan Instructions On grill, cook sausage fully.  Meanwhile, heat mushrooms & …