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Skinny Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken Recipe

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. (about 2) boneless skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of fat 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes with mild green chilies*, drained 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 1/2 cups (12 oz.) low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup (8 oz.) frozen corn 1 large green bell pepper, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper 1 teaspoon each: chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, ground cumin, cayenne pepper (or to taste) 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 6 scallions, chopped Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Cajun Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

ingredients 8 ounces fettuccine or your favourite pasta 1 tablespoon butter 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth 1 cup heavy/whipping cream 1 cup parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated 1/2 tablespoon cajun seasoning or to taste 1/4 cup green onion, sliced (optional) Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Pasta Recipe

ingredients 8 ounces penne 2 tablespoons butter 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 3 tablespoons flour 2 cups milk 4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 1/4 cup parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated 1/2 cup mozzarella, shredded 1 (14 ounce) can artichoke hearts, coarsely chopped 8 ounces spinach, coarsely chopped salt and pepper to taste Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Cilantro Lime Grilled Shrimp Recipe

ingredients 1 pound shrimp, shelled and deveined 2 limes, juice and zest or 1/4 cup lime juice 1 tablespoon oil 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped 1/2 jalapeno, coarsely chopped (optional) 1 clove garlic, grated salt and pepper to taste Click link below for recipe.

Contributed by Karen Webb

Strawberry Banana Soft Serve!

Ice cream doesn't get much healthier than this. Ingredients: * 2 large bananas, peeled, frozen and cut into 1″ chunks * 2 C frozen strawberries * 1 tsp vanilla * 1/2 C milk(any kind will do!), plus a little more if needed. Personally, I just toss some frozen bananas in the food processor with cocoa powder and a bit of almond milk. Allow to set in the freezer, and top with peanut butter. Perfection.

Contributed by Tori Griffin

Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce!

This sauce is perfect! Creamy, cheesy, just a little nutty. Even my mother, a bona fide vegetable hater, had to admit that this is just as good as Alfredo sauce—without the artery-clogging cream and butter. INGREDIENTS * 8 large cloves garlic, minced * 2 tablespoons butter * 5-6 cups cauliflower florets * 6-7 cups vegetable broth or water * 1 teaspoon salt (more to taste) * ½ teaspoon pepper (more to taste) * ½ cup milk (more to taste) P.S. This sauce is pure heaven when mixed into rice.

Contributed by Tori Griffin

Microwave Peach Cobbler!

This cobbler is super quick and healthy with a few substitutions. 1 Tbl. butter (I use Smart Balance) 2 Tbl. brown sugar, not packed 2 Tbl. flour 2 Tbl. milk 1/8 tsp. baking powder 1/8 tsp. cinnamon 1 peach, peeled and sliced I've used applesauce for the butter and stevia for the brown sugar, and it always comes out perfect!

Contributed by Tori Griffin

Baked Apple Donuts

White whole wheat flour and baking instead of frying make these donuts way healthier than their Krispy Kreme cousins, and they taste so good and fresh. I've used a muffin pan instead of a donut pan, and they come out just fine. Also, to cut the calories even more, you can replace the vegetable oil with yogurt or more applesauce and use stevia for part of the sugar.

Contributed by Tori Griffin

Healthy Candy Bar Cupcakes

This recipe definitely does not taste healthy! The cake is super moist from the yogurt, and the rich date caramel and peanut butter sauce send them over the top! Only 220 calories each.

Contributed by Tori Griffin

Healthy Cookie Dough Dip!

This dip is super healthy and super delicious. Don't let the main ingredient fool you—it really does taste like cookie dough! * 1 1/2 cups chickpeas or white beans (1 can, drained and rinsed very well) (250g after draining) * 1/8 tsp plus 1/16 tsp salt * tiny bit over 1/8 tsp baking soda * 2 tsp pure vanilla extract * 1/4 cup nut butter of choice * up to 1/4 cup milk of choice, only if needed * Sweetener of choice (see note below, for amount) * 1/3 cup chocolate chips * 2 to 3 tbsp oats

Contributed by Tori Griffin