Turkey Penne with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Turkey Penne with Sun-D...

I was a little skeptical when I made this but it was actually really good. The soy sauce puzzled me the most but it was actually very good and super easy to make.

Yield: 6     (serving size 1/6 recipe)

8 oz. penne pasta, freshly...

Black Bean Quesadillias

Black Bean Quesadillias...

These yummy quesadillas are ready in about 15 minutes. If you like extra heat, try using pepper Jack cheese or adding a little minced jalapeño pepper. Makes a great lunch or dinner option for kids and adults.

I made these for the boys the other day while they were assembling...

Sesame Chicken Salad

Sesame Chicken Salad...

A new favorite of mine. The dressing is low-fat and very flavorful so a little goes a long way. I usually make this for lunch once or twice a week. Try adding snow peas, sweet grape tomatoes, or chopped zucchini for extra variety. Hope you enjoy this salad as much as I have.

Yield:...

Latin Baked Chicken

Latin Baked Chicken...

One of my absolute favorite meals!!  I love chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, the smell is wonderful.

Yield: 8     (serving size: 1 chicken breast half)

1/3 cup fresh lime juice

1/4 cup less-sodium soy sauce

3...

Spinach & Pear Salad

Spinach & Pear Sal...

Yield: 5     (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)

2 tbsp. water

1 1/2 tbsp. red-wine vinegar

1 tbsp. oilve oil

1 tbsp. honey

2 tsp. Dijon mustard

1/4...

Lean & Spicy Taco Meat

Lean & Spicy Taco ...

Made this for a family birthday celebration and it was a big hit!

Yield: 6

8 oz. 93% lean ground beef

8 oz. 99% lean ground turkey breast

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 (10 oz....

Cantonese Chicken with Vegetables

Cantonese Chicken with ...

Made this a few nights ago and it was fantastically delicious!! Make the sauce and chop the vegetables ahead of time and this dish is ready in a snap. The best part about this recipe is that its a one dish meal – carbs, meat & veggies all in one and ready to eat at the...

Thai-Style Chicken Roll-Ups

Thai-Style Chicken Roll...

from Health Magazine, September 2005

I made these for Daniel’s lunches a month or two ago and he inhaled them.

Yield: 4 servings

2 tbsp. creamy peanut...

Stewed Rhubarb

Stewed Rhubarb...

This is one of my favorite desserts! It is delicious served over low-fat vanilla yogurt & topped with a little cool whip.  Not only is it a snap to prepare but it’s also sugar-free. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Yield: 4 (serving size:...

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata...

from Cooking Light Annual Recipes 2002

I made this dish the other night and am still enjoying the left-overs.  Daniel loves artichokes so this was a big winner...