Light & Creamy Red Potato Salad

Ingredients 2 pounds unpeeled red potatoes 1 cup (8 oz) plain lowfat yogurt (Greek or regular) 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 3 green onions, chopped (1/4 cup) 2 ribs celery, diced (1/2 cup) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley (or 1 teaspoon dried parsley) 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2…

Quick Health-ier Carrot Coleslaw

Ingredients ½ red or green cabbage, shredded 2 large carrots, grated ½ cup light salad dressing ½ cup Splenda (or sugar) ½ cup white vinegar 1 tbsp. pure honey Salt & pepper to taste Directions 1. Whisk the mayonnaise, Splenda, honey and vinegar together in a small bowl. 2. Grate the carrots and shred the…

Irish Colcannon

Since we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and the Irish- we are sharing our favorite “green” and Irish recipes using this week’s Market Basket ingredients. This recipe is sure to be a hit in your family- delicious plus gives homemade mashed potatoes an extra healthy boost!  Ingredients 4 russet potatoes (2 to 2 1/2 pounds), peeled and cut into large chunks…

Mango Chicken Lettuce Wraps

MANGO CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS WITH YOGURT DRESSING   Ingredients dressing 1/4 cups greek yogurt 2 1/2 ounces mango chutney (plus extra to serve) 1 tablespoon curry paste (yellow Thai) chicken (Mango) 1 chicken (per-cooked Rotisserie chicken skin removed, meat shredded) 1 mango (destoned, peeled, thinly sliced) 4 scallions or onions (finely diced) 1 head romaine lettuce (washed, leaves trimmed, cut into palm sized sections) 1/4 cups cilantro Directions  In a large bowl, toss chicken, mango and…

Spicy Skillet Turnip Greens Recipe

Spicy Skillet Turnip Greens Recipe…found and tried this gem from Add A Pinch! Prep time 5 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 25 mins A quick recipe for spicy skillet turnip greens for a comforting, home-cooked meal. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, cut into wedges 1 pound turnip greens, cleaned and…

Crunchy Kale & Cabbage Salad

This pretty salad is full of flavor and texture. Crunchy. Sweet. Salty. Tangy. Yum🙂 INGREDIENTS  Salad Ingredients: 2/3 head cabbage, thinly sliced and then chopped into short strips 2 small apples, peeled and chopped 3-5 oz. kale, stems removed and washed if needed 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup shelled pistachios Dressing Ingredients: 3 Tbsp. […]

Sweet Basil Herb Vinaigrette

INGREDIENTS 1⁄4cup  red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon  Dijon mustard salt and pepper, to taste 1⁄2cup  olive oil 4 oz. mixed Sweet Basil herbs 1 crumbled (or ground) bay leaf DIRECTIONS In a medium bowl, whisk together vinegar, Dijon, salt and pepper until mixed. In a steady stream, whisk in oil until blended. Whisk in herbs. Refrigerate up to 1…

Curry-Roasted Butternut Squash and Chickpeas

This recipe is easy…healthy…and fun! INGREDIENTS 2 large butternut squash (5 1/2 pounds) 1 can chickpeas ¼ c. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp. mild curry powder ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 3 c. plain whole-milk yogurt ¾ c. finely chopped cilantro 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to…

Peachy Banana Snack Cake

INGREDIENTS 1 egg 1⁄3cup  brown sugar 2 tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 peaches, peeled and cut into chunks 1 large  banana (mashed, ripe) 1 cup  unbleached four or 1 cup wheat flour 1 teaspoon  baking powder 1 teaspoon  baking soda DIRECTIONS Mix first six ingredients together, then add the last three. Mix Well. Pour the batter into a greased 8X8 pan and bake for 25…

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…

Chicken Pesto Bake

INGREDIENTS 1 lb. boneless, skinless, chicken breasts salt and pepper to taste 4 tsp. Lite basil pesto (see recipe below) 1 medium tomato, sliced thin 6 Tbsp. shredded reduced fat mozzarella cheese Lite Basil Pesto 1 cup basil clove garlic 1/4 cup grated parmesan salt & pepper to taste 2 1/2 T. olive oil   DIRECTIONS Pesto:…

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…