Slow Cooker Mushroom Chicken and Vegetables

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Four boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 small white onion, sliced 6 raw carrots, peeled and chopped 6 red potatoes, chopped 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp. black pepper 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 can organic cream of mushroom soup (like Amy’s or if you’re diary-free try Imagine) Place chicken breasts in … Read More

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan

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Four boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 jar marinara sauce (preferably organic with minimal sugar) 1 box whole-wheat penne or spaghetti pasta 2 cups fresh broccoli florets 4 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese Place four boneless skinless chicken breasts in the crockpot and cover with 1 jar of marinara sauce. Cook on High for 3 ½ – 4 … Read More

Turkey Meatballs

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Makes 4 servings 1 pound extra-lean ground turkey 3 garlic cloves, minced ¼ cup finely chopped onion ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley ½ teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon dried oregano 1 large egg, beaten ½ cup cooked brown rice, cooled (healthy substitute for bread crumbs Olive oil spray Combine … Read More

Family Night Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

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4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 cup multi-colored bell peppers, sliced 1 small onion, chopped ½ cup cremini mushrooms, sliced 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 2 Tbsp. olive oil Mexican Seasoning blend (like Frontier Organic) 1 small container of plain low-fat Greek yogurt (to use as a sour cream substitute or low-fat sour cream) 1 … Read More

Spring Shrimp Pasta Salad

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Spring Shrimp Pasta Salad Makes 6 servings 1 pound brown rice pasta or whole wheat pasta (I like Tinkyada’s brown rice vegetable spirals.) 1 cup red, yellow and orange bell peppers, sliced 1/2 cup zucchini, sliced 1/4 cup red onion, diced 6 cups baby spinach 2 lbs. medium raw shrimp, shelled, deveined, with tails attached … Read More

Homemade Broccoli Soup

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1 large head of broccoli, washed and chopped 1 large onion, diced 2 red potatoes, chopped 1 tsp. sea salt 2 garlic cloves, pressed 2 cups vegetable broth Place all ingredients in your Vitamix (or a comparable blender like the Nutribullet) and start at variable one (or use Soup setting). While the machine is running quickly … Read More

Turkey Meatloaf and “Southern Slaw”


Heat olive oil in a sauce pan and sauté the onions and parsley until the onions are translucent. Transfer to a mixing bowl. Add the ground turkey, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, egg, salt and pepper. Mix and combine into a loaf. Coat a loaf pan with olive oil cooking spray and transfer the meatloaf. Drizzle ketchup over the top, sliced onions, salt and pepper.

Recipe of the Week: Spring Shrimp Pasta Salad


Cook pasta according to package directions, drain, and rinse with cold water. Combine all dressing ingredients in a blender to make a vinaigrette dressing (refrigerate left-over). Toss pasta with vegetables and 1/2 cup of dressing.

Recipe of the Week: Family Night Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos


Marinate 4 chicken breasts in 2 Tbsp. olive oil and Mexican Seasoning blend and cover in the refrigerator for at least two hours. Place chicken in a crockpot and cover with sliced bell peppers, mushrooms, onion and chicken broth. Cook on High for 3 1/2 hours (can also make on low for 7 hours).