Baked Papaya with Lime - Turn the tropical fruit into an impressive dessert or snack with just two ingredients (skip the kiss of agave - papaya is so sweet, you won't need it!)
Cod with Shiitake-Bacon Crust and Arugula Salad (Omit oil, and use 18 oz. fish to serve 4) This is triple-whammy umami--shiitakes, bacon, and cod all deliver complex tastes. You can also use haddock or halibut.
Grilled Herb Turkey Breasts - simply omit the oil for Phases 1 and 2.
15-minute Grilled Tuna with Red Pepper Relish - also great with halibut. Try this over a bed of fresh arugula.
(Sub 15 drops stevia for the maple syrup) Crockpot Healthy Baked Beans - These are a much healthier version of Bush's Baked Beans that taste almost exactly the same. Makes 6 yummy protein servings.
(Skip the oil, and sub 4 diced and/or toasted Phase 1 tortillas for the avocado) Easy Taco Salad - Always a great go-to meal!
(Sub 15 drops stevia for honey, and omit sesame seeds) Rainbow Soba Salad - A versatile salad of great veggies and whole grain buckwheat soba noodles. Prepare it in about 20 minutes to enjoy as a light meal (add your favorite protein; serves 4) or side dish, or pack it in a lunchbox for a healthy meal on the go.
Naturally Sweet Mint Lemonade is sweetened with xylitol, so it's a healthy way to refresh.
Summer Berry Salad with Mint Sugar - just sub xylitol for the sugar!
Ina Garten's 5-star Balsamic Roasted Beef - just 5 ingredients (including salt and pepper).
This Pineapple Salsa is full of juicy pineapple, crunchy bell peppers, cooling cucumbers and more to make the perfect sweet, spicy, crunchy salsa ever!
Roasted Chickpea Ratatouille - just chop and bake, so easy. Skip the oil and use 1 cup chickpeas to serve 2.
(Omit oil) Heirloom Tomato and Herb Salad - This salad brings out the best in seasonal produce and fresh herbs. A simple drizzle of white balsamic vinegar and some salt and pepper make the natural flavors shine.
Fresh Tomato Salsa (pico style) - love this one, because you just throw everything in the food processor -- done.
From our blog: Peach-Strawberry Lemon Spritzers for a crowd -- Beyond yummy! The ultimate summer mocktail.
From our blog: Frozen Fruit Kebabs for the most effortlessly cool cookout dessert.
From our blog: 3-ingredient Fat-Burning Watermelon Slices get just enough kick from chili and lime.
From our blog: White Bean Dip with Bacon is absolutely delicious and perfect to take to a cookout or party -- not to mention perfect for Phase 1.
From our blog: These Spiced Turkey Burgers might just be the best we've ever had. FMD-er Sarah Kyllonen of St. Paul, Minn., won our reader recipe contest with this a couple of years ago, and we just keep coming back for more! Perfect for your July 4 cookout.
From our blog: Happy 4th of July! Here are some BBQ-inspired recipes for your Independence Day cookout, starting with our deliciously simple Cumin Beef Kebabs.
(Skip the yogurt; use 2 oz. chicken) Healthy Burrito Bowl -- fresh, filling, and fast.
(Omit oil for Phase 1) Roasted Chickpea & Tomato Salad - Roasted chickpeas stand in for rustic bread in this gluten-free version of the classic Italian panzanella salad.
From our blog: These fun and delicious Lemonade Cucumber Spa Popsicles are so great for the summer. You can’t go wrong with these and they’re so easy to make, you’ll need one in-hand at all times!
(Skip the pepitas for Phase 1; serves 3) Creamy Mashed Chickpea and Veggie Sandwich -- Super creamy but no mayo or oil! Fully loaded with your favorite veggies. Use 1 slice sprouted-grain bread per serving.
Pair cold melon with some crunchy cucumbers, a squeeze of lime juice, a dash of sea salt and some fresh mint and you have yourself an amazing snack.