Healthy Shepard’s Pie

 Healthy Shepard’s Pie  Ingredients: 7.5 oz cooked 93% ground beef 1/2 cup shredded reduced fat Mexican or Cheddar cheese 1/4 cup prepared brown gravy mix – reserve the rest for later 1 1/2 cups cooked cauliflower, mashed 1 1/2 cup canned french style green beans, no salt added, drained Optional spices I used: 1/8 tsp […]

Chicken Pinwheels

Chicken Pinwheels  1/2 tbsp Olive Oil 1/4 tsp garlic, minced 6 oz Boneless Chicken Breast salt and pepper to taste 1 tbsp Parmesan Cheese 1/2 tomato, cut in VERY thin slices. 4 asparagus spears Preheat oven 375 degrees. Cut the chicken across in half so you have a thinner chicken.  Put it between two saran […]

French Onion Soup

2 tablespoons butter 1 (8 ounce) bag Birds Eye® Recipe Ready Chopped Onions 4 cups beef broth 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 4 thick slices French or Italian bread, toasted 4 slices Swiss cheese Directions Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat and cook Recipe Ready Chopped Onions, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes or until golden brown. Add beef broth and […]

Harvest Salad

1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 bunch spinach, rinsed and torn into bite-size pieces 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 avocado – peeled, pitted and diced 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons red raspberry jam (with seeds) 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/3 cup walnut oil freshly ground black pepper to taste salt to taste Directions Preheat oven […]

Brussels Sprouts

1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and yellow leaves removed 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Place trimmed Brussels sprouts, olive oil, kosher salt, and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Seal tightly, and shake to coat. Pour onto […]

Super Foods

A new superfood could give the flu shot a powerful run for its money. But it’s not the food, exactly—it’s the bacteria growing on a traditional Japanese pickle that has amazing flu-fighting benefits. Human clinical trials have been launched after researchers found that an immune-boosting probiotic from Suguki (a pickled turnip popular in Japan) blocked transmission of […]

Crockpot Beef Burgundy

4 Slices Turkey Bacon 1/2 Cup Scallions, Sliced 1 1/2 pound Stew Beef cut into chunks 2 T minced garlic 4Cups sliced mushrooms 1 16oz can diced tomatoes 2 Cups Beef Broth Salt and Pepper to taste Place a 6 qt. stock pot over medium high heat.  Add Bacon and scallions and saute until browned. […]

Healthy Holiday recipes? No Way!

Yes way! Here’s a link to exactly that, healthy recipes for the holidays!

5 ways to fill a pepper!

Do ya’ love ya’ some stuffed peppers? Well then, take a gander at this..

More healthy BBQ ideas!

Family Circle magazine comes to your rescue with some great recipes for BBQ season!