Month: January 2017

Mushroom Alfredo Penne Bake

INGREDIENTS 1 lb. whole wheat penne pasta 1 head cauliflower (about 6-7 cups of florets) 3 cups reduced sodium chicken broth, divided ¾ cups milk ¼ cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 2 cloves garlic 24 ounces fresh sliced mushrooms 4 tablespoons butter, divided 1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese fresh sage, sliced into thin ribbons

Lemon Cupcake with Lemon Buttercream

INGREDIENTS: FOR THE CUPCAKES: 5 egg whites, room temperature 3/4 cup buttermilk 2 lemons, zested 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 1/2 cup cake flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp kosher salt FOR THE FROSTING: 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 4 cup powdered sugar 1 lemon, zested and juiced

Veggie Nuggets

Ingredients 1 cup shredded carrots 3 cups broccoli florets 1 garlic clove 2 eggs 1¼ seasoned breadcrumbs, divided ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese ½ teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon canola oil Instructions  Get full recipe >> Veggie Nuggets @ realmomnutrition.com

Loaded Mediterranean Street Fries

INGREDIENTS Tzatziki: 1 cup plain full fat yogurt half of a zucchini, grated ½ cup roughly chopped fresh parsley 1 clove garlic, minced a few pinches of chopped fresh dill salt and lemon juice to taste Marinated Tomatoes and Chickpeas: 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 4-6 tomatoes, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove

Soft Chewy Crisp Chocolate Chip Cookies

INGREDIENTS ½ cup (4 oz | 125 g) stick butter, melted (not spreadable) ¾ cup packed light brown sugar ¼ cup granulated white sugar (or a granulated sweetener that measures 1:1 with sugar) 2 tablespoons golden syrup (or coconut syrup, agave, rice malt syrup, maple syrup or honey may be substituted) 2 teaspoons pure vanilla

Muddy Buddy Krispie Treats

INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons butter or vegetable oil 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 (10 ounce) bag marshmallows 2 cups (about 12 ounces) chocolate chips 6 cups crispy rice cereal (or any cereal) Powdered sugar, for dipping DIRECTIONS: Get full recipe >> Muddy Buddy Krispie Treats @ crazyforcrust.com

Chicken Avocado Caprese Salad

INGREDIENTS Marinade/Dressing: ¼ cup (60 mL) balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons (30 mL) olive oil 2 teaspoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon salt Salad: 4 chicken thigh fillets, skin removed (no bone)* 5 cups Romaine (or cos) lettuce leaves, washed and dried 1 avocado, sliced 1 cup cherry or