Recipes

Slow Cooker Turkey and Butternut Squash Chili

Makes 8 servings (1⅓ cups) Ingredients: 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 (1-lb.) package 97% lean ground turkey 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 medium-size yellow onion, chopped 2 teaspoons minced garlic 3 cups peeled and cubed butternut squash 1 (28-oz.) can crushed tomatoes 1 (15-oz.) […]

Salt and Pepper Steaks with Grilled Romaine Salad

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 lb. boneless top sirloin steak 1 tablespoon canola oil ½ teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 2 romaine lettuce hearts, trimmed and cut in half lengthwise 1 tomato, diced 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded, and diced ½ cup buttermilk […]

Meatballs

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs 1/3 cup milk 1 pound ground beef 1 pound ground pork 4 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 2 eggs 1 cup (1 1/2 ounces) finely-grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup finely-chopped fresh Italian herbs (I used half parsley, […]

Pork Chops with Apples

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 ½ teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed 1 teaspoon minced garlic ½ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 4 (4-oz.) boneless center-cut pork chops, trimmed 1 ½ teaspoons canola oil 2 Gala apples, thinly sliced 1 medium-size sweet onion, thinly sliced ⅓ cup […]

Seared Tuna Steak with Roasted Asparagus and Tomatoes

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons lite soy sauce 4 teaspoons sesame oil, divided 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced 1 garlic clove, minced 1 green onion thinly sliced, divided 2 – 8 ounce tuna steaks ½ teaspoon ground pepper 1 […]

Baby Kale and Butternut Squash Salad With Maple Balsamic Reduction

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: Salad: 3 cups butternut squash, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon salt, divided ½ teaspoon black pepper 1 1/3 cup water 2/3 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups baby kale 2 shallots, thinly sliced ½ cup reduced sugar dried cranberries ¼ […]

Shrimp and Grits with Collard Greens

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 3 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth, divided 1 cup water 1 teaspoon pepper, divided ¾ cup uncooked quick-cooking grits ½ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided ½ cup finely chopped onion 1 tablespoon minced garlic, divided ⅛ […]

Grape, Pecan and Arugula Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Makes 6 servings Ingredients: Salad: 6 cups fresh arugula 2 cups seedless grapes, halved ½ cup crumbled feta cheese ½ cup toasted pecans ½ red onion, sliced Vinaigrette: ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons maple balsamic vinegar ¼ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon pepper […]

Quick Beefy Pasta with Spinach

Makes 6 servings (about 1⅔ cups) Ingredients: 12 oz. uncooked penne pasta 1 lb. ground beef ½ cup finely chopped onion ½ cup chopped green bell pepper 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 (24-oz.) can pasta sauce 1 (5-oz.) package fresh […]

Vegetable Meat Sauce and Spaghetti Squash

Makes 4 servings (about 1¼ cups squash, 1 cup sauce and 1 tablespoon cheese) Ingredients: 1 (3-lb.) spaghetti squash 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped ½ lb. ground beef 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 1½ teaspoons minced garlic 1 (8-oz.) package sliced […]