Category Archives: Healthy

Creamy Guacamole

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A light creamy guacamole that even picky eaters will love! Yield:  4-6 servings Ingredients:  2 large ripe avocados*2 tablespoons lime or lemon juice3 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro1/4 cup minced red onion1/2 teaspoon saltSeveral shakes of Tapatio or your favorite hot sauce1/2 cup sour cream Instructions:  1. Slice open avocados, remove… Read more »

Grilled Steak Stir Fry Salad

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Thin-sliced grilled steak and grilled stir-fry veggies, tossed together with Romaine lettuce, fresh diced tomatoes, and feta cheese for a flavor-rich and filling salad! Yield:  4-6 servings (as a main dish) Ingredients:  8 cups bite-size broccoli florets1 large red onion1 1/2 teaspoons salt1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper2 teaspoons (about 4… Read more »

Grilled Peppers with Chicken Santa Fe

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Crisp-tender grilled bell pepper halves, stuffed with a delicious Chicken Santa Fe rice and shredded Mexican cheese blend Yield:  8 stuffed pepper halves Ingredients:  4 large bell peppers (any color), halved with stems and seeds removedOlive oil 1 clove garlic, minced1/2 cup diced onion1/2 cup diced fresh tomato1/4 cup chopped… Read more »

Strawberry Green Smoothie

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A delicious and healthy strawberry smoothie with spinach! Yield: 2 servings Ingredients:  1 cup milk1 large handful of fresh spinach leaves (about 3oz.)1 tablespoon sugar or xylitol (optional)*1 small banana (optional)**6-8 frozen strawberriesWhipped cream, for serving (optional) Instructions:  1. Whirl milk, spinach, and sweetener in blender on high until foamy and… Read more »

Peach Mango Salsa

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Yield:  7-8 cups of salsa Ingredients:  1 large ripe peach1 large ripe mango3 medium-size tomatoes1/2 sweet onion1/2 green, red, or yellow bell pepper1 clove garlic, minced2 teaspoons (or more) minced fresh Jalapeno pepper1/2 cup (or more) freshly chopped cilantro1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice1/2 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon sugar Instructions:  1…. Read more »

Soft Kefir Cheese (or Yogurt Cheese)

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A creamy soft cheese made from kefir or yogurt. Easy to make and a perfect substitute for sour cream, cream cheese, and more! Yield:  Varies Ingredients:  8 cups (or more) homemade kefir or homemade yogurt Supplies needed: StrainerBowlCheesecloth or thin dish towel Instructions:  1. Place your strainer in the bowl…. Read more »

Easy Refried Beans

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Quick and easy homemade refried beans! These beans are soft, flavorful, and good enough to eat all by themselves! Yield:  about 2 cups Ingredients:  2 cups cooked pinto beans*2 tablespoons oil1 small clove garlic, minced1 tablespoon chopped onion1 tablespoon chopped green pepper1/4 teaspoon ground cumin~1/2 cup water, as neededSalt, to… Read more »