Zucchini Frittata

INGREDIENTS 8 large eggs 1 refrigerated pie crust  1/2 cup shredded cheese for filling, 1/4 cup for topping 1/2 tablespoon minced fresh basil  1/2 tablespoon minced fresh sage  1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 cup vegetable or olive oil 3 small zucchini, thinly sliced 1/3 pound russet potatoes 2 green…

Homemade Vegetable Stock

This recipe is so easy to make, you can even make extra and keep it in the fridge or freezer…it’s versatile enough to use in many Daniel Fast recipes. Soups, casseroles…I even like to use stock when cooking pasta (whole grain, of course!) and quinoa.  The veggie used in this recipe can be substituted with…

Baked Pear Pies

The best things about this recipe? How beautiful and simple it is! Uses only 4 ingredients!! It is so easy to customize for your family size- just use the amount of pear halves you actually need and scoops of ice cream. INGREDIENTS 4 large pears 1 lb. refrigerated pie crust (1 box of rolled pie/pastry…

Georgia Peach & Nectarine Oven Pan-Cake

This…is all things Southern…and delicious! The “cake” is an oven baked pancake, since it is sweetened up with these natural sweeteners, there is no need for table syrup making it a perfect make ahead and eat on the go breakfast or snack. This recipe was created with B & G Honey, from Register, Georgia, on of…

Fresh Green Beans & Mushrooms

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pounds green beans, ends trimmed 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided 1/3 cup thinly sliced Vidalia onions 3/4 pound mushrooms, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup dry sherry 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS 1. Steam green beans 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; remove from heat….

Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Try this recipe to add a little heat to the classic stuffed pepper and liven up your mundane weeknight! This mouth watering recipe uses Poblano peppers and white onions. INGREDIENTS 1 can (28 ounces) whole tomatoes in puree 1 jalapeno chile (ribs and seeds removed, for less heat), minced 1 small white onions, chopped 3 garlic cloves…

Very Veggie Dip

INGREDIENTS 1 8oz. carton light sour cream 1/2 of an 8 oz. package of Neufchatel cheese (reduced fat cream cheese) 1 Tbsp. fat free milk 1/4 c. finely chopped sweet bell pepper 1/4 c. finely chopped zucchini 2 Tbsp. shredded carrot 1 Tbsp. chopped chives 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. black pepper Fresh cut-up vegetables…

Spinach and Potato Quiche

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons butter 1 small onion, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup) 1 medium Yukon Gold potato, cut into small cubes (about 1 1/2 cups) 1 bunch of freshly chopped spinach  salt and freshly ground black pepper 5 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup fresh goat cheese 1 ready to bake pie crust cheddar cheese…

Healthy Pasta Primavera

Ingredients 1 cup sliced mushrooms 2 cups broccoli florets (or cauliflower) 1 cup sliced zucchini or yellow squash 1 cup thinly sliced carrots 2 cups sliced red or green peppers 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon butter 1 cup evaporated fat-free milk 3/4 cup freshly grated…

Spinach & Mushroom Alfredo

Spinach & Mushroom Alfredo  INGREDIENTS  1 c. Light Alfredo Sauce 1 bunch of fresh spinach 8 oz. mushroom slices 1 tsp. basil (chopped) 1 tsp. oregano (chopped) 1 tsp. thyme (chopped) salt and pepper to taste DIRECTIONS In a medium saucepan, stir together Alfredo sauce, mushrooms and herbs. Add spinach, mixing well. Serve over pasta. Enjoy these…

Healthy Chicken and Potato Casserole

Who doesn’t love a good old fashioned comforting chicken and potato casserole? I know I do! But I wanted a lighter and healthier option! So I took the classic recipe from Kraft, and made it a healthier option, but still full of flavor! INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup KRAFT Light Ranch Dressing (Or make your own healthier…

Herb Dip (Ranch Dip/Dressing Alternative)

Creamy…cool…tangy…perfect for dipping your crisp veggies in! Or add a little bit of olive oil for a healthy alternative for Ranch dressing in recipes, and even on a garden salad. Ingredients 1 teaspoon dried parsley 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/8 teaspoon dried…