Avocado & Apple Chicken Salad

Easy, Entrees, Recipes

Ingredients: 2 cups cooked chicken or turkey breast, cut in 1” pieces 1 cup diced sweet red apple ¼ cup thinly sliced celery ¼ cup lightly toasted pecans, coarsely chopped ½ cup roughly chopped Italian flat-leaf parsley ¼ cup chopped red onion 1 ½ Tablespoon chopped mint (optional) 1 ½ Tablespoon chopped jalapeno pepper ½ [...]

April 4th, 2012 | Comments (0)

Grilled Halibut with Spicy Tomato-Avocado Salsa

Easy, Entrees, Recipes

Ingredients: 4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets 10 green onions, trimmed Cooking spray Salt and Pepper to taste 4 tomatoes, diced 1 jalapeno, minced 1 avocado, peeled and diced 4 lime wedges Directions: Prepare grill. Coat fillets and onions with cooking spray. Sprinkle fish evenly with pepper and salt. Place fish and onions on grill rack coated [...]

February 17th, 2012 | Comments (0)

Southwest Quinoa Salad

Intermediate, Recipes, Sides

Ingredients: 3 cups cooked quinoa, cooled 1 (16-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup cooked corn kernels, cut off the cob ½ red onion, finely chopped ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro 4 scallions, thinly sliced 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded, deveined, and finely chopped 2 Plum tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 Avocado, diced 4 [...]

January 27th, 2012 | Comments (0)

Mexican Chopped Salad with Creamy Cilantro-Avocado Dressing

Easy, Recipes, Sides

Ingredients: ½ head romaine lettuce, chopped 1/2 cup Pinto, Black, or Kidney Beans 1 ear corn, cooked and corn cut off cob 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced 4 small radishes, thinly sliced Dressing: 1/2 avocado, ripe 3/4 cup cilantro, packed 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt 2 scallions, chopped 1 garlic clove, quartered 1 tablespoon lime juice 1/2 teaspoon Agave 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: To make the dressing, puree [...]

January 27th, 2012 | Comments (0)

Pepper Steak Salad with Mango, Avocado and Jalapeno Vinaigrette

Easy, Entrees, Recipes

Ingredients: 1 ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 2 boneless beef top loin (strip) steaks, cut ¾-inch thick 8 cups mixed salad greens 1 mango, cut into ¼-inch slices 1 small avocado, cut lengthwise into 8 slices Salt to taste 1 shallot, very thinly sliced and separated into rings Jalapeno Vinaigrette 2 jalapeno peppers 2 Tablespoons [...]

January 18th, 2012 | Comments (0)

Zesty Guacamole

Easy, Recipes, Snacks

  Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons red onion, minced 1 ½ Tablespoons fresh lime juice ¾ cup canned white beans, rinsed and drained ½ medium avocado, peeled and chopped ¼ cup plum tomato, finely diced ½ jalapeno pepper, minced 1 ½ Tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro ½ garlic clove, minced ¼ teaspoon Sea salt Directions: Combine the onion [...]

November 30th, 2011 | Comments (0)

Chicken Quinoa Salad with Garlic Shallot Dressing

Easy, Entrees, Recipes

Ingredients: 2 large skinless, boneless chicken breast 2 cup cooked quinoa 8 cups spinach 4 medium tomatoes, diced 1 cucumber, diced 2 avocado, diced 4 shallots, thinly sliced 2 garlic clove, minced Juice of 2 lemons ¼ cup olive oil Salt, pepper, oregano leaves, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper to taste. Directions: Place chicken breast [...]

November 18th, 2011 | Comments (0)
veggie omelet

Vegetable Omelets

Breakfast, Easy, Recipes

  Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon olive oil ½ clove garlic, minced 2 cups fresh Spinach leaves 4-6 Eggs ½ cup Green Onions, chopped 1 cup squash or zucchini, sliced 1 Roma Tomato, chopped Sea Salt and black Pepper to taste Almond Cheese, grated (optional) 1 Avocado, sliced Directions: Heat half of the oil in an omelet [...]

November 10th, 2011 | Comments (0)

Chicken Carne Asada Tacos with Pickled Onions

Entrees, Intermediate, Recipes

Ingredients: ¼ cup fresh orange juice 3 Tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon honey, agave or pure maple syrup ½ teaspoon cumin seeds ½ medium red onion, thinly vertically sliced ¾ pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs, trimmed and cut into thin strips ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon [...]

November 3rd, 2011 | Comments (0)

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