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Healthy Recipe: Cottage Cheese Bedtime Bowl

Serves 1 8 oz. cottage cheese 2 tbsp. toasted flaxseeds Combine ingredients in a bowl. Nutrition Facts: 253 calories, 31g protein, 10g carbs, 9g fat

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Healthy Recipe: Stir-fried Sweet Potato

Serve 1 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 large sweet potato 1 tsp. brown sugar Heat oil in a skillet. Meanwhile, peel potato and cut into chunks. Cook potato in oil, stirring occasionally, until tender. Add brown sugar and stir to melt. Nutrition Facts: 291 calories, 4g protein, 40g carbs, 14g fat

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Healthy Recipe: Double Roasted Chicken

Work-time: 20 minutes Total time: 40 minutes Serves 4 1 quartered chicken (2 ½ ib.) skin removed ½ cup olive oil 2 tbsp. lemon juice (from 1 lemon) ¾ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper 4 large onions, sliced 4 large pitas (6 ½ in.) 2 tbsp. pine nuts, toasted Heat oven to […]

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Healthy Recipe: Sausage and Mushroom Lasagna

Makes: 4 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes 6 lasagna noodles (about 4 oz) ½ lb fresh sweet Italian sausage 2 garlic cloves, minced ¼ cup plus 1 tbsp. shredded parmesan 2 tbsp. finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 tbsp. olive oil ½ medium onion, finely chopped ¼ tsp. salt plus additional […]

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Healthy Recipe: Hot or cold pasta salad

Work time: 15 minutes Total time: 25 minutes Serves 4 2 tbsp. sliced almonds 6 oz. orzo (about 1 cup) 2 tbsp. olive oil 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/8 tsp. ground red pepper, optional 1 lb. asparagus, trimmed, cooked by any method, and cut diagonally into quarters ¾ tsp. salt 1 tbsp. plus 1 […]

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Healthy Recipe: Sweet Potato Wedges

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Makes 4 servings Nonstick cooking spray 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/3 inch thick wedges 1 tbsp. canola oil ½ tsp. chili powder ½ tsp. garlic powder ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. dried oregano Coat the grill rack with cooking spray; heat the grill to […]

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Healthy Recipe: Mexican-Style Chicken Soup

Makes: 6 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 large yellow onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped 2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. dried oregano I tsp. ground cumin 1 quart reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 ¼ lb. plum tomatoes, diced 1 […]

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Chef Rich Nimkie

Healthy Recipe: Broiled Lemon-Dill Chicken with Peppers

Serves: 4 Prep time: 18 minutes Cook time: 18 minutes 5 chicken breasts on the bone with skin, trimmed of excess fat (each should weigh about 1 ½ lb.) 5 lemon slices 5 large dill sprigs 2 tsp. minced garlic, divided ¼ tsp. salt, divided ¼ tsp. freshly ground pepper, divided 1 large red bell […]

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Grilled patty pan squash steaks with herb sauce

This is a perfect dish for great big patty pan squash that you can find at the local farmer’s market. Cut them into thick slices, grill, and then serve with this easy Italian style topping. The thick slices grill up just like steaks! For the Herb sauce: For four servings, start with a generous handful […]

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Healthy Recipe: Easy Peach Crisp

4 Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup low-fat granola without raisins 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 large peaches, pitted and sliced 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup vanilla low-fat frozen yogurt Preparation Preheat broiler to high. Place granola on a jelly-roll pan, spreading evenly. Broil 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute. Melt butter […]

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