Quickie Cheeseless Quesadillas
avocado and fruit salad with citrus dressing
Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Salad with Lemon-Dijon Dressing. Vegan and Gluten free.
Tex-Mex Egg Muffin-This is an easy, quick recipe for a delicious and filling breakfast. This would be a good option for a weekend breakfast or brunch. It makes 1 serving of 2 muffin halves and eggs per serving. It is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sodium, heart-healthy and WeightWatchers (6) PointsPlus recipe.
Mother's Day Brunch Idea: Tex-Mex Egg Muffin
Overnight French Toast Cups - Convenient make-ahead breakfast options :) Use 1 1/4 cup egg whites vs. 5 eggs if managing elevated cholesterol & LDL is important for your health -- Substitute 1/3 cup Splenda for 1/3 cup sugar if you are managing high blood sugars or high triglyceride levels. Enjoy!
Spinach & Roasted Beet Salad with Berry-Balsamic Vinaigrette | Savor this new flavor with yellow beets, blackberries and try: turkey bacon and fat-free feta cheese for heart smart substitutions - be sure to check out the source for more: lemonsandanchovie...
Taco Spiced Kale Chips - Try a lower-sodium Taco seasoning mix or Pleasoning Taco seasoning for those needing to reduce sodium in their diet.
Citrus-Tamari Tofu Steaks with Warm Satsumas & Rosemary - Tofu and other soy proteins are nature's "complete" protein and has an FDA approved health claim: 25 g soy protein per day can help maintain healthy serum cholesterol and LDL levels...plus this just looks amazingly yummy.
Make-Over Corn Casserole | "Skinnytaste" made this timeless favorite into a yummy option for those needing to lower saturated fat and cholesterol in their diet. For the lowest saturated fat, substitute tub margarine, either regular tub or lite tub as "lite butter" still contributes some saturates.
Tomato-Beet Salad - simply beautiful. With colors so vivid, it's bound to be good tasting and good for us.
Greek Yogurt, Apple, Raisin & Walnut Cake: This luscious Greek-inspired cake (made with Greek yogurt and olive oil instead of butter and eggs) has a soft moist crumb, is dotted with sweet fruit, and has a lovely hint of cinnamon and nutmeg. ~ *sub with dates & pecans for the fruit & nuts as that's what I have
Grilled Eggplant Roll-ups with Ricotta Pesto - Ricotta cheese is lower in sodium than cottage cheese and is also a bone friendly source of protein and calcium. Choose "part-skim" or "fat-free" versions if you are needing to manage cholesterol and LDL levels.
White Bean Salad with Peas and Mint - Helpful fibers in the white beans and green peas can reduce cholesterol and LDL while decreasing risks of diabetes and colon cancers.
Aubergine (Eggplant) pizza -- substitute ham or canadian bacon or turkey pepperoni for a lower saturated fat alternative.