TROPICAL DREAM CHIA PUDDING-1 Tbsp chia seeds,1 medium banana, 1/2 cup of fresh diced pineapple, 1/4 cup of water--In a blender, blend banana and water.Pour blended mixture into a dessert container or bowl. Add chopped pineapple.Stir in 1 Tbsp of chia seeds. Mix very well. Pop into refrigerator to set up. The longer you let it set up the better it tastes. Let it refrigerate over night.
Healthy Chicken salad with NO mayo! 1 1/4 cup plain, nonfat yougurt 1/2 cup grapes (cut in half) 1/2 cup apple (chopped) 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or almonds 2 cups cooked, chopped chicken. Mix yogurt, grapes, apples and nuts. combine chicken and yogurt mixture and place on top of salad.
Cheesecakes in Jars makes 24 little cheesecakes. (the recipe is easily halved) you will need 24 4-ounce regular mouth jelly jars Ingredients 2 cups graham cracker crumbs (16 whole graham crackers, ground) 2 tablespoons sugar 8 tablespoons butter, melted 4 8-ounce packages of cream cheese, room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 4 eggs, room temperature 1 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (I used 1/4 teaspoon vanilla paste) zest of 1 lemon Raspberry
Tennessee Honey Corn Pudding ~ one of those dishes that once you take it to a potluck, you're asked to bring it every time. The LA Times re-tweeted it to over a half million people and you should hear the raves! You can't find anything like this in the frozen food section at the grocery. They'll scrape the bowl, or lick it if you're not watching!
Peanut Butter Balls: Make a batch of these no-bake peanut butter balls at the beginning of the week and keep them in a container in your fridge for easy access. A few of these will keep you from raiding the less-healthy options in your kitchen.
Lauren Conrad's "7 Days to skinny Jeans" ... Oatmeal Smoothies Ingredients: 1 cup ice. 1/2 cup frozen raspberries or strawberries. 1/2 cup plain lowfat yogurt. 1 banana. 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats. 1 tablespoon honey.
crispy baked parmesan garlic edamame, good alternative to popcorn
This is our favorite way to eat broccoli of all time! My husband says he would rather eat this than fries. I put a few Tbsp of olive oil in a ziploc with some salt and pepper and the broccoli and shake. Then spread on a cookie sheet and spread minced garlic over it and roast at 425 deg F for 20-25 minutes.
Corn and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers Ingredients: 1/2 pound ground turkey, 1/2 large onion, 1 cup black beans, 1 cup frozen corn, 1 tbsp. taco seasoning (make my own), 3 large bell peppers, 1 cup of shredded cheese (I used Monterrey jack)