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 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt (or more to taste) … Continue reading Light & Creamy Red Potato Salad

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 cabbage. 3. Pour dressing over the grated cabbage and carrots, … Continue reading Quick Health-ier Carrot Coleslaw

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 Salt 5-6 Tbsp unsalted butter (with more butter for serving) … Continue reading Irish Colcannon

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 scallion together. Chill until required. To make the dressing: In … Continue reading Mango Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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 chopped ¼ cup water pinch brown sugar ⅛ teaspoon red … Continue reading Spicy Skillet Turnip Greens Recipe

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. […]

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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 day.   Enjoy! Share the SWEET-ness. Like and follow us! … Continue reading Sweet Basil Herb Vinaigrette

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 375 degrees. In a large bowl, toss butternut squash with … Continue reading Curry-Roasted Butternut Squash and Chickpeas

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 minutes at 350 degrees. Check after 20 minutes. The top … Continue reading Peachy Banana Snack Cake

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 Parmesan cheese 12 ounces whole-wheat pasta (angel hair or spaghetti) … Continue reading Healthy Pasta Primavera