Archive for the Dinner Category


Chicken & Pear Pockets

Makes 4 servings. (8 half sandwiches) Ingredients: 4 pita pockets, cut in halves1 medium pear, cored, halved and thinly sliced1 Tbsp. lemon juice8 slices of Swiss cheese (to reduce fat use a low fat or part skim Cheese)3 chicken breast halves, cooked, cooled and sliced (or left-over turkey!)mayonnaise, as needed (I use Grapeseed Oil Vegenaise […]

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Layered Greek Casserole

3 or 4 potatoes 2 medium onions 2 zucchini squash 2 yellow squash 3 large tomatoes 4 oz. feta cheese sprinkles of oregano & basil to season between layers   Slice all veggies very thin.  (I use my mandolin to do this- it is important that all slices are consistent so cooking time will not […]

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Marinated Veggie Kabobs

1 medium eggplant2 small zucchini1 or 2 red or green bell peppers8 medium button mushrooms2-4 small-medium yellow onions1/4 cup cider or balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard1/2 teaspoon rosemary2 or more cloves garlic choppedSalt and pepper to taste Wash and cut the vegetables into chunks about 1-inch thick(I know the peppers will not be this […]

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Blackened Chicken Pizza with Yellow Tomato Salsa

(Recipe from the FOOD NETWORK courtesy of Rachael Ray)   1 tablespoon grill seasoning (recommended: Montreal Grill Seasoning) or other seasoning blend 1 teaspoon sweet paprika – eyeball it 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon dried cayenne pepper 3/4 pound thin cut chicken breast 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, 1 turn of the pan All-purpose flour […]

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Salmon with Dill Mustard Sauce

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 4 salmon fillets (4 ounces each) ¼ cup fat-free mayonnaise (I use Vegenaise) 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill   Dill sprigs (optional)   Combine lemon juice and lime juice in glass baking dish.  Rinse salmon; pat dry.  Place salmon in juices; […]

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Spicy Vegetable Chow Mein

This dish is refreshingly spicy, crunchy and light. · 1 10-oz package Chinese egg noodles · 1 TB sesame oil · 3 TB peanut oil · 2 cloves garlic, sliced thinly · 1/2 cup chopped onion · 2 TB minced ginger · 1 celery stalk, sliced thinly on the diagonal · 1 large carrot, peeled, […]

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Luscious Layered Dinner

6 potatoes — sliced1 large onion — sliced2 carrots — sliced1 green pepper — sliced1 zucchini — sliced1 cup corn, frozen or fresh1 cup peas, frozen or freshOptional vegetables: mushrooms, broccoli, green beans Sauce: 2 1/2 cups tomato sauce1/4 cup tamari*, low-sodium (* the healthier version of soy sauce)1 tsp thyme — ground1 tsp dry […]

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Bean Enchiladas

2 cups cooked pinto beans, drained and mashed (can use refried beans)2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided1/2 cup chopped onion2 1/4 oz sliced ripe olives15 oz tomato sauce, divided4 oz diced green chilies2 tsp garlic salt12 (7 in.) corn tortillas1 tsp chili powder1/8 tsp bottled hot pepper sauce Combine beans, 1 cup cheese, onion, olives, 3/4 cup […]

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Veggie Fajitas

1 large onion, sliced1 green pepper, cut into strips1 red pepper, cut into strips1 jalapeno pepper, chopped1 tbs cilantro1 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp chili powder1 tsp ground cumin1 tsp ground coriander1/4 tsp salt8 oz can chopped tomatoesA dozen 8" flour tortillas Toppings: sour cream, guacamole, shredded cheddar cheese,salsa Combine onion, green pepper, red pepper, Jalapeno […]

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VEGETABLE WRAPS

 1 large onion, chopped1 green bell pepper, chopped1 carrot, cut in half lengthwise, then sliced½ teaspoon minced garlic½ cup vegetable broth1 bunch green onions, cut into 1 inch pieces1 ½ cups thinly sliced cabbage1 tablespoon soy sauce or tamari1 teaspoon chili powder (more or less to taste)1 teaspoon leaf oregano2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes2 cups […]

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