Crockpot Turkey Chili

Ingredients 2 lbs ground turkey, extra lean or 1.5 lb leftover cooked turkey, chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 large onions, diced 4 large celery stalks, chopped 3 large bell peppers, chopped 14 oz can red kidney beans, drained & rinsed 14 oz can any white beans, drained & rinsed 28 oz can tomato sauce…

Mashed Avocado Toast

Now featured in every single trendy restaurant in New York City, Avocado Toast is the simplest meal to make, and yet the most overpriced meal to eat if out at a restaurant. I make this for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, INGREDIENTS 1 avocado, mashed 2 slices of toasted bread 2 tablespoons of sunflower seeds 1…

Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Zucchini Noodles

Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 30 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce: 2 roasted red peppers, weighing 8 ounces 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2 ounces of soft goat cheese, (usually labeled chevre) 1 Teaspoon sea salt For the Zucchini Noodles: ¼ cup extra virgin olive…

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Ingredients: RED VELVET BROWNIES 2 large eggs 1/2 cup (1 stick or 115g) unsalted butter 1 cup (200g) granulated sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/4 cup (21g) unsweetened cocoa powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon liquid or gel red food coloring 3/4 teaspoon white vinegar 3/4 cup (95g) all-purpose flour CHEESECAKE SWIRL 8 ounces (224g)…

Avocado Spinach Dip

Spinach dip is perhaps my absolutely favorite food/appetizer/guilty pleasure. So simple to make, and SO delicious. The only problem is that between the 8 oz of sour cream and cup of mayonaise, it is not exactly healthy for your spring break bikini bod… SO I decided to work on a little experiment so I could…

Baked Avocado Fries (with Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce)

PREP TIME: 15 mins COOK TIME: 15 mins TOTAL TIME: 30 mins INGREDIENTS 4 avocados, pits removed and cut into slices ½ cup flour 3 eggs + 2 tablespoons water 1¼ cups bread crumbs 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon salt sauce 2 cup sour cream or plain greek yogurt juice…

Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil 1/2 cup lite brown sugar packed 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 1/4 cup Gold Medal Flour’s white whole wheat flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 1/4 cup chocolate chips instructions In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder,…

Grilled Chicken-Basil Almond Pesto Flatbread

INGREDIENTS: 1 whole wheat tortilla or pita 3/4 cup of Basil Almond Pesto (on the blog!) 2 grilled chicken breasts 3/4 cup of low fat mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup of basil for garnish INSTRUCTIONS: 1.Heat oven to 350 degrees 2. Brush whole wheat tortilla with Olive oil, place on cookie sheet…

Basil Almond Pesto

Ingredients 2 cups fresh Basil 3/4 cup olive oil 1/4 c cup roasted whole almonds 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 garlic clove salt and pepper, to taste Instructions In a food processor, pulse the whole almonds and 1 garlic clove until all are ground well. Add basil, Parmesan and olive oil and pulse…

Baked Onion Rings

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups cornflakes 1/2 cup plain dried breadcrumbs 1 large egg 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 medium sweet onion, such as Vidalia, quartered crosswise and broken into rings (discard small center rings) 2 tablespoons olive oil For the Chipotle Aioli:…

Eggplant Meat(less)balls and Roasted Tomatoes with Zucchini Zoodles

Ingredients:  cooking spray 1 tbsp olive oil 1 lb unpeeled eggplant, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 cup cooked white beans (or drained, rinsed canned) 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs or panko (use gf crumbs…