Main Dishes · Pasta and Rice · Vegetables

Step-by-Step Lite Lasagna, with Mushrooms instead of Meat

See Notes at bottom for instructions on how to add Spaghetti Squash and Eggplant to this recipe. Here is how I do my meatless lasagna. I suggest doing it with any “quick cook lasagna noodles” if you don’t have the time to boil them first. I make my own fresh tomato sauce, any tomato sauce recipe… Continue reading Step-by-Step Lite Lasagna, with Mushrooms instead of Meat

Fish · Main Dishes · Pasta and Rice

Quick Spaghetti with Scallops, fresh tomato, dijon white wine garlic sauce

This is such a quick and healthy dinner.  Went to my fave fish store and was thinking of making spaghetti clam sauce but decided on scallops because the local ones I get from Barnegat bay are just sweet , cook quickly and easily and are so SWEET. Here’s how simple it is 3 cloves garlic-smashed… Continue reading Quick Spaghetti with Scallops, fresh tomato, dijon white wine garlic sauce

Chicken and Turkey · Main Dishes

Chicken Marsala with veggies and balsamico

Here’s how I made this flavorful dish. I bought some Bell and Evans (great free range, antibiotic free brand) boneless chicken thighs.  I cut them up into small pieces and dusted them in italian seasoning and a little flour (rice flour or any), added salt and pepper. Into a pan I added about 2 tablespoons… Continue reading Chicken Marsala with veggies and balsamico

Main Dishes

Colorful Veggie Chili (Vegan, Vegetarian or with Turkey)

1 lb ground turkey 1/2 chopped vidalia or sweet onion 2 stalks organic celery 2-3 organic carrots -sliced into coins 2 cloves garlic-chopped Large can organic Muir Glen fire roasted tomatoes-crushed or whole and crush them 1 tablespoon chili powder 2 teaspoons ancho chili powder (optional, see notes for alternatives) ciinnamon shake on a bit… Continue reading Colorful Veggie Chili (Vegan, Vegetarian or with Turkey)

Chicken and Turkey · Main Dishes

Grilled marinated chicken and eggplant parmesan with fresh tomato basil vinagrette and organic greens

It’s that time of the year in NY/NJ. Time to get out the grills and start cooking outside. Love to grill marinated veggies. And chicken cutlets (free range, antibiotic free if possible is best). Here’s a simple, quick and delicious way to do it, saving calories and fat by grilling and not frying. A little… Continue reading Grilled marinated chicken and eggplant parmesan with fresh tomato basil vinagrette and organic greens