Cucumber Garbanzo Bean Salad

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Serves 4 1 English cucumber, diced 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, drained ¼ cup parsley 1/3 cup red onion, diced 1/3 cup yellow bell pepper, diced 3 Tbsp. Udo’s Oil (or flax seed oil) 3 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice ½ tsp. ground black pepper ½ tsp. … Read More

Italian Cheeseburgers

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Italian Cheeseburgers 1 pound of extra lean ground beef 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp. Italian seasoning 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley Olive oil spray 4 whole-wheat English muffins, toasted 4 handfuls of arugula 1 Roman tomato sliced 4 slices part-skim mozzarella 4 Tbsp. fresh pesto Mix beef with … Read More

Heirloom Tomatoes, Kale and Orzo Salad

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8 ounces (1 ¼ cups) whole-wheat orzo pasta 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 ¼ pounds mixed heirloom tomatoes, chopped 4 ounces (6 cups) baby kale ½ cup diced red onion 2 ½ Tbsp. lemon juice 3/4 tsp. fine sea salt 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper ½ cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves, … Read More

Turkey Apple Wrap

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½ lb. deli sliced turkey breast (or use leftover roast turkey) 1 Tbsp. minced red onion ¼ cup chopped celery ¼ cup chopped green apple 1 Tbsp. minced dried cranberries ½ tsp. garlic granules 3 Tbsp. canola oil mayonnaise 1 Tbsp. nonfat sour cream ½ tsp. Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar Pinch of … Read More

Strawberry Chicken and Arugula Salad

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4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (or use leftover chicken or ready prepared roast chicken for convenience) 4 sliced strawberries 4 cups arugula 2 Tbsp. raw walnuts For the Dressing: ½ cup red wine vinegar 1 Tbsp. olive oil ¼ cup water ½ tsp. minced garlic ½ tsp. sea salt ¼ tsp. black pepper Combine … Read More

Baked Turkey Burgers

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1 pound ground white turkey breast ¼ cup yellow bell pepper, diced ¼ cup red bell pepper, diced ¼ cup orange bell pepper, diced ¼ cup onion, diced 1 egg 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. Italian seasoning Salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 350. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and … Read More

Pesto Quesadillas

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1 to 2 Tbsp. Skinny Pesto (or store bought) 1 Ezekiel, brown-rice or whole-wheat tortilla 4 ounces cooked roasted boneless, skinless chicken breast, shredded (or ⅓ cup cannellini or navy beans, smashed) 2 cups chopped fresh spinach 1 Tbsp. shredded low-fat mozzarella cheese 1 plum tomato, thinly sliced Olive oil spray Spread the pesto evenly … Read More

Chicken Salad Pita

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1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast (you can also use left-over chicken or buy a premade rotisserie chicken and skip Step 1 for convenience) 3 Tbsp. yogurt cream cheese 4 Tbsp. canola oil mayonnaise 1 Tbsp. white distilled vinegar 2 tsp. Dijon mustard ½ tsp. sea salt ¼ tsp. garlic powder ¼ tsp. black pepper … Read More

Simple Black Bean Burger

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1 can organic black beans, rinsed and drained ¼ cup dry whole-wheat or gluten-free bread crumbs 1 green onion finely chopped 1 egg (omit if making vegan) 1 Tbsp. olive oil Pour 1 Tbsp. of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Mash the beans with a fork in a large bowl, almost … Read More

Mediterranean Lentil Salad

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1 cup dry brown lentils 1 cup diced carrots 1 cup diced red onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 bay leaf ½ tsp. dried thyme 2 Tbsp. lemon juice ½ cup diced celery 1 tsp. sea salt ½ tsp. ground black pepper ¼ cup olive oil In a saucepan combine lentils, carrots, onion, garlic, bay … Read More