Good Food Recipes

Meat & Veggie Delight Pizza

Craving pizza but don’t want to ruin your diet (or health!) with typical fast-food pizza? Try my delicious, homemade, Meat and Veggie Delight Pizza. The family will love it and it’s full of nutrients to keep your body in tip top shape. It’s already full of healthy protein and veggies, but feel free to add more of your favorites to this tasty meal! Enjoy! Ingredients: Olive oil spray 1 cup sweet onion strips 1 cup sliced button mushrooms 3⁄4 cup…

Cajun Jambalaya

Try this delicious, Cajun Jambalaya for a healthy, balanced meal that while help you achieve optimal health! It’s loaded with healthy proteins and vegetables so you can look and feel your best. Enjoy! Ingredients: 14 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced 1 red onion, diced 1⁄2 tsp. garlic, minced 14 oz. can no salt added tomatoes with juice, chopped 1 red pepper, diced 1 yellow pepper, diced 1⁄2 cup frozen corn kernels 2 tsp. hot sauce 2 tsp. chili powder…

Fresh Summer Salad

Pair this fresh, summer salad with a protein of your choice. It's light and flavorful, keeping your body lean and strong during the summer months. Add extra vegetables or fruit like avocados or blueberries for an extra burst of flavor. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 1⁄2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1⁄4 tsp. freshly ground pepper 1 heart of romaine lettuce, torn or cut into bite-sized pieces (3 cups lightly packed) 1-8-oz container of strawberries, sliced 3 oz. (3⁄4…

Pesto Vinaigrette Salad

Looking for a new salad to try? This Pesto Vinaigrette Salad is the perfect blend the whole family will love. Keep it simple or add some more color with additional vegetables as desired. Enjoy! P.S. Combine this with my Healthy Pesto recipe here. It’s so delicious, I use it on salads, fish, chicken, whole wheat noodles or as a vegetable dip! Ingredients: 1 medium ripe tomato, cored and chopped (about 1 cup) 1 cup jarred artichoke hearts packed in water,…

Healthy Pesto

This Healthy Pesto recipe here is so versatile and delicious, it’s a staple at my house! I use it on salads, fish, chicken, whole wheat pasta or as a dip for when snacking on vegetables! Ingredients: 4 cups spinach 2 cups basil 2 cloves garlic ¼ cup pine nuts 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 1/3 cup + 1 Tablespoon olive oil Directions: Add all ingredients except for olive oil to a food processor or blender. Blend for…

Sweet and Spicy Walnut Fruit Salad

This delicious, Sweet and Spicy Walnut Fruit Salad is the perfect addition to any picnic, BBQ, potluck or just as a snack to keep around the house. Instead of dessert, this fruit salad’s sweet, tangy taste will keep you from reaching for sugar loaded cookies and candies. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 package strawberries, halved 1 package raspberries 1 mango, sliced 3 kiwis, peeled and sliced 2 apples (any color/brand), wedges 1 nectarine, chopped 1 Tbsp. honey 1 Tbsp. hot water 3⁄4…

Sweet Pumpkin Muffins

We, as a society, are addicted to sugar. On average, we consume about 22.2 teaspoons (roughly a half a cup) of sugar every day – 182.5 cups every year. Try these delicious, sweet pumpkin muffins instead of the sugar loaded desserts often associated with the Holiday Season. Ingredients: 1 cup old-fashioned oatmeal, not instant 1⁄2 cup unsweetened applesauce 1⁄2 cup canned pumpkin* 2 large egg whites + 1 yolk, lightly beaten 2 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp.…

Summer Special Vinaigrette

Brain and emotional health is extremely tied to the foods we eat. Studies have linked eating a typical Western diet—filled with processed meats, packaged meals, takeout food, and sugary snacks—with higher rates of depression, stress, bipolar disorder, and anxiety. If you want to think clearly and support your emotional health, please make wise food decisions. Try this Special Summer Vinaigrette for a light meal that boosts your brain, emotional health and metabolism. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1⁄2 cup water 1 cup lemon…

Colorful Slaw

Try this tasty, colorful slaw for your 4th of July celebrations! It’s packed with nutrients from many colorful vegetables and is a much healthier version than the store bought junk and the roasted chickpeas give it healthy, crunchy twist you don’t normally get with regular coleslaw. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 1⁄2 cups fresh chickpeas Olive oil cooking spray 4 tsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 head broccoli stalks, shredded 1 head cabbage, shredded 1 head purple cabbage, shredded 1 1⁄2…

Chicken Whole-Wheat Rotini with Asparagus and Snap Peas

Try this delicious meal for dinner this week! Ingredients: 1 package (13 1⁄4 ounce) 100% whole-wheat rotini 1lb chicken 8 oz. asparagus, cut into pieces 8 oz. stringless snap peas
1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, chopped
1 lemon 1⁄2 cup freshly grated reduced-fat Pecorino Romano cheese 1⁄2 cup packed fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced 2 Tbsp. chives Directions: Heat large covered saucepan of salted water on high to boiling. Add pasta and cook as label directs, adding asparagus and…

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