Monthly Archives: October 2011

Crispy Oven-Baked Pork Chops

Ingredients 1 cup cornflakes or other flake cereal 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 egg, slightly beaten 4 thin pork chops (about 1 pound total) Non-stick cooking spray Instructions Heat oven to 350F. Spray a cookie sheet with … Continue reading

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Lemon Squares

Ingredients 1/4 cup granulated sugar 3 tablespoons butter or stick margarine, softened 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 large eggs 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoon grated lemon rind 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Hearty Potato Soup

Summary: Creamy potato soup is notoriously loaded with calories and fat. We managed to slash the fat and keep the flavor by using low-fat dairy for a filling and hearty soup. Serve this with a light salad for a tasty … Continue reading

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‘The Big Easy’ Chicken Creole

Note: Optional – add hot sauce to taste for an extra kick! Ingredients 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1 inch strips 1 (14-ounce) can low-sodium tomatoes, cut up 1 cup low-sodium chili sauce 1 1/2 cups … Continue reading

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Spicy Pea Soup

Summary: This soup may be frozen – cool soup, discard bay leaf, transfer to a freezer-safe container and store up to 3 months. To serve, heat in microwave 5 minutes, thin with water if needed, stir and continue heating 3-5 … Continue reading

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Chicken Sharbella

Ingredients 1 (12-ounce) package pitted, bite-sized dried plums 1 tablespoon dried oregano 6 bay leaves 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 cup pimento-stuffed olives 1/2 cup white balsamic vinegar 1 cup dry white wine 1 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons olive … Continue reading

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Lime Dream Pie

Ingredients 2/3 cup boiling water 1 package sugar-free lime flavored gelatin mix Ice cubes 1/2 cup cold water 2 cups, thawed, fat-free whipped topping 1 1/2 teaspoon lime juice 2 tablespoons lime zest 1 ready-to-use low-fat graham cracker crumb crust … Continue reading

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Garden Lasagna

Ingredients 2 cups onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided 2 cups zucchini, chopped into matchstick strips (about 8 ounces) 2 cups yellow squash, chopped into matchstick strips (about 8 ounces) 2 cups carrot, thinly sliced … Continue reading

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Veggie Cheese Strata

Ingredients 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 cups diced zucchini 2 cups sliced mushrooms 1 cup diced red bell pepper 1 cup diced onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 3/4 cup chopped drained canned artichoke hearts 8 cups cubed multi-grain bread (about … Continue reading

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Turnip Soup

Ingredients 4 large turnips, chopped 2 medium potatoes cut into 1 inch cubes 4 cups 1% milk 2 cups water 1 tablespoon margarine 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt Ground black or white pepper to taste Instructions Chop or dice … Continue reading

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