1. Teriyaki Chicken Bake

    Ingredients 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 cup teriyaki marinade sauce 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 small onion, cut into long slices 1 small green bell pepper, cut into thin strips 1 (8 ounce) package fresh mushrooms, coarsely chopped 4 slices mozzarella cheese Directions To Marinate: Place chicken in a seal-able plastic bag. Pour marinade over chicken and massage lightly. Refrigerate for…Read More

  2. Roasted Edamame Snack

    Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package shelled edamame 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon kosher salt Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Toss edamame, olive oil, and salt together in a large bowl. Spread in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Roast in the preheated oven until edamame are crispy, 25 to 30 minutes.…Read More

  3. How to Survive Your First Week of Weight Loss

    Let's face it, committing to a healthy lifestyle is easier said than done.  Sure, we get excited about the prospect of FINALLY losing weight the right way, but when we're faced with actually getting started, we end up looking like a deer-in-the-headlights and freeze right where we stand. Here are 3 tips I learned MY VERY FIRST WEEK on my weight loss program that helped me focus on my new lifestyl…Read More

  4. Baked Parmesan Zucchini Chips

    Ingredients 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices 1/2 cup seasoned Panko bread crumbs 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 1 egg 1 cup marinara sauce Directions Preheat the oven to 475 degrees. In one small bowl, stir together the bread crumbs, pepper and Parmesan cheese. Place the egg in a separate bowl and whisk together. Dip zucchini slices into the egg, t…Read More

  5. Stuffed Kale Rolls

    Ingredients 2/3 cup water 1/3 cup uncooked brown rice 8 large kale leaves 1 pound ground turkey 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 24 oz jar tomato sauce Directions In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Bring a large, wide saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Ad…Read More

  6. Fruity Balsamic Chicken

    Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 pounds chicken, cut into bite-size pieces salt and pepper to taste 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar, or to taste 20 dried apricots 1 cup chicken stock 1/2 cup apricot preserves 1/2 teaspoon thyme Directions Heat the olive oil in a large skillet with a lid over medium-high heat. Season the chicken with salt an…Read More

  7. Refreshing Cucumber Salad

    Ingredients 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon honey 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh dill 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 2 tablespoons avocado oil 2 cucumbers, sliced 1 cup sliced red onion 4 roma tomatoes, quartered Directions In a large bowl with a lid, mix the vinegar, honey, salt, dill, pepper, and oil. Add cucumbers, onion, and tomatoes. Toss, and let stand at least 3…Read More

  8. Soy Ginger Stir-Fry

    Ingredients 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 1/2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 teaspoons chopped fresh ginger root, divided 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided 1 pound of chicken breasts, cubed 1 small head broccoli, cut into florets 1/2 cup snow peas 3/4 cup julienned carrots 1/2 cup halved green beans 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 1/2 tablespoons water 1/2 medium onion, chopped Directions In a large bowl, blen…Read More