Salmon Piccata

four 6 oz. skinless salmon fillets sea salt and lemon pepper (or black pepper), to taste 1/4 cup flour 2 tablespoons butter or ghee 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 medium garlic cloves, minced 1/3 cup dry white wine 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth 1 heaping teaspoon cornstarch 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 4 tablespoons rinsed and drained capers 2-4 tablespoons coarsely chopped parsley lemon slices Season both sides of salmon fillets evenly with salt…

Tropical Fish Tacos

mango lime red cabbage, 4 oz. southwest spice blend, 1 tbsp. flounder, 11 oz. sour cream, 4 tbsp. chipotle chili powder, 1 tsp. flour tortillas, 6 cilantro, 1/4 oz. olive oil salt & pepper, to taste Wash and dry all produce. Peel mango, then remove flesh from pit; discard pit. Cut into thin slices, then…

Sweet Potato + Black Bean Salad

1 lb sweet potatoes 1 small red onion 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt Juice and zest from 1 lime 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 cup cooked black beans, drained and rinsed if using canned 1/2 cup cilantro 1/4 cup pepitas Preheat oven to 400˚ F. Peel sweet potatoes,…

Brunswick Stew

1 pound ground beef 1 pound ground pork 1 pound ground chicken 3 cans creamed corn 1 c. ketchup 1 c. BBQ sauce 1/2 c. hot sauce 1 bell peper, diced 1 large sweet onion, diced 1 bottle Campbell’s tomato juice, 64 oz. Brown meats separately and process in a food processor until fine. Place…

Zucchini Noodles w/Chicken Feta & Spinach Meatballs

meatballs 2 1/2 cups fresh baby spinach 3 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled, plus extra for topping 1 pound lean ground chicken 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce 1/3 to 1/2 cup seasoned panko breadcrumbs 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 3 tablespoons fresh oregano, plus extra for…

Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

1 dried smoked chili pepper or 1 poblano pepper Olive oil 1 medium white onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced. 1 to 2 medium jalapeños (optional, use one for medium spicy soup and two for spicy soup) 1 teaspoon ground cumin 14-ounce can crushed tomatoes or chunky tomato sauce* 32 ounces (4 cups)…

Mediterranean Spaghetti Squash Bowls

spaghetti squash & filling 2 spaghetti squash 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained, or 1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas 1 red bell pepper, chopped ⅓ cup chopped red onion (about ½ small onion) ¼ cup thinly sliced Kalamata olives 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil…

Zoodles w/Creamy Corn Sauce

3 zucchini, spiralized 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil a few tablespoons of chopped onion, minced garlic, or a combo 4 ears fresh sweet corn, kernels cut off the cob 1/2 cup chicken broth, milk, water, etc. pinch of salt, to taste parmesan, pepitas, fresh basil, or anything else your heart desires to add to…

Creamy Spaghetti Squash w/Ricotta & Spinach

3 1/2 pound(s) uncooked spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeded 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil 1 small uncooked onion(s), finely chopped 2 cup(s) grape tomatoes, halved 2 clove(s), large garlic clove(s), chopped 6 oz fresh baby spinach, (about 6 cups) 15 oz part-skim ricotta cheese 1/2 cup(s), shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided 3 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese, divided 1/4 cup(s) basil, fresh, chopped 1 tsp table salt 1/2 tsp black pepper,…

Fresh Tzatziki

1/3 cup(s) plain low fat Greek yogurt 1/8 cup(s) English cucumber(s), diced (2 Tbsp) 1 Tbsp uncooked red onion(s) 1 Tbsp dill, or mint leaves, finely chopped 1 tsp minced garlic 1 pinch table salt 1 pinch black pepper, freshly ground Stir all ingredients together. Keep refrigerated until serving. photo and recipe: weightwatchers.com

Cornbread

2 cups cornmeal 1 1/3 cups flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 tbsp & 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 2 eggs, beaten 2 1/2 cups buttermilk 1 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup oil Heat oven to 400 degrees with cast iron skillet in the oven. Mix dry ingredients together. Add the eggs, butter, and…

Texas Taters

2 sleeves Ritz crackers, crumbled 8 ounces sour cream salt & pepper, to taste 1 bag Southern-style hash browns 1 small onion, chopped 1 can cream of chicken 1 stick butter, melted Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Thaw hash brown and mix sour cream, cream of chicken, onion, salt and pepper together, until thoroughly mixed….