Monthly Archive: January, 2013

Cucumber and Tomato Salad with Marinated Garbanzo Beans, Feta, and Herbs

Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients 1 can garbanzo beans (chickpeas) rinsed and drained well 1 1/2 cups diced cucumbers with skin on 1 1/2 cups diced tomatoes 2 T balsamic vinegar 3 T good… Continue reading

Recipe for Chopped Greek-Style Salad with Red, Yellow, and Orange Bell Pepper

Makes 3-4 servings Salad Ingredients 1 cup grape tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise (or use diced fresh garden tomatoes) 1 European cucumber (or 2-3 small regular or Persian cucumbers) 1/2 red bell pepper… Continue reading

Chicken and Feta Sandwich

Chicken : Good! ; Feta : Good! Olives : Good! ; Basil : Good! What’s not to like ? :D Quick and easy to prepare, you’ll fall in love with this saporous sandwich ! Ingredients… Continue reading

Southwestern Quinoa Salad with Black Beans, Red Bell Pepper, and Cilantro

Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients Salad Ingredients 3/4 cup quinoa (rinsed if needed, check the package) 1 1/2 cup water 1/2 tsp. salt 1 red bell pepper, chopped into small dice 1 can black… Continue reading

Easy Pesto Pasta Salad with Olives and Roasted Red Peppers

Makes 4-6 servings 12 oz. Dreamfields or whole wheat Rotini pasta 1 can black olives, drained well, then cut in half 12 oz. jar roasted red bell pepper, drained well and diced 1/3… Continue reading

Tuna Pita Sandwich

 1 whole-wheat pita pocket 1 can of white tuna in water 3 tbsp. fat-free salad dressing 1 tbsp. horseradish mustard 1/4 c. shredded lettuce 1/2 tomato, sliced Directions:
Cut pita pocket in half… Continue reading

Mediterranean Tostada with Hummus, Feta, and Kalamata Olives

Makes 2 tostadas Ingredients 2 low-carb or whole wheat flour tortillas 2 tsp. + 2 tsp. olive oil 1/2 cup very finely chopped lettuce 1/4 finely crumbled Feta 10 Kalamata olives, finely chopped… Continue reading

Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps with Capers and Tomatoes

Makes about 4 servings or 8 individual wraps; This recipe has adapted from The Ultimate Low-Carb Cookbook by Mary B. Johnson and can be found on the following : Kalyn’s Kitchen.    Ingredients 10-12 oz.… Continue reading

Whole-Wheat Pasta Shells with Spicy Tomato Pesto and Winter Greens

Yield: Serves 5 (serving size: 2 cups)   Ingredients Pesto 1 cup boiling water 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, packed without oil 1/4 cup sliced almonds 1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated Parmesan cheese 1/4… Continue reading

Filet Mignon with Fresh Herb and Garlic Rub

Covered in herbs and garlic, Filet mignon is a succulent dish that you can serve with red potato and steamed broccoli florets. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 steak) Ingredients 2 teaspoons bottled… Continue reading

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