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Sausage Peppers and Onions

Ingredients 6 cups yellow onions (~1½ large onions), peeled and sliced into rings 2 large bell peppers (4 cups) sliced (about ¼ inch thick), I used 1 red and 1 yellow bell pepper 1 (12-ounce) package, fully cooked reduced-fat chicken or turkey sausages (4 sausages), I used Trader Joe’s garlic herb chicken sausages, see shopping […]

Crockpot Stuffed Peppers

INGREDIENTS: 4 large bell peppers 1/2 lb ground beef 1/2 cup chopped onions 1 large garlic clove, finely chopped 1 (15 oz) or 2 (8 oz) cans tomato sauce 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper 2/3 cup uncooked couscous 1/2 cup water Pine nuts, optional Cilantro, […]

Chicken & Wild Rice Casserole

Ingredients Non-Stick cooking spray 1-1/2 cups uncooked wild rice 1 tbsp cooking oil (1-1/2 lbs) boneless, skinless, chicken breast halves, cubed 1/4 cup chopped onions 3 cups sliced fresh mushrooms 2 (14-1/2 oz) cans ready-to-serve chicken broth 1/4 cup cup soy sauce 1/4 tsp hot sauce 1/4 cup flour 1 (8 oz) can sliced water […]

Easy Chicken Tetrazzini

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb spaghetti, uncooked 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in bite-size pieces 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms 1 bell pepper (any color), cut in strips 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup flour 1 cup milk 1 cup fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese […]

Chili Cheese Fries Made Guilt-Free (Taco Style)

Cook and Bake Time: 40 minutes Ingredients for Chili: 1 cup onions, chopped 1 (1.25 pound) package 99% fat free ground turkey breast 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes 1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained ¾ cup water 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning, I used Lawry’s

Mexican Style Chicken and Cornbread Casserole

Bake Time: 45 minutes Ingredients 1¼ cups onions, chopped 2 tablespoons reduced-fat butter or Smart Balance Light 1 (14.5 oz) can cream-style corn 1¼ cups chicken breast, cooked and diced, see shopping tips 1 egg, I love Egg-Land’s Best eggs 1 tablespoon fat-free milk ¼ teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon chili powder 1 (8.5 oz) box […]

Magnifico, Skinny Penne Alla Vodka Sauce

SOURCE: SkinnyKitchen This restaurant quality pasta dish is absolutely delicious.  The luscious, creamy, tomatoey vodka sauce is rich, slightly spicy, with just a zing of vodka. Penne Alla Vodka became quite popular in the late 1980‘s and is still popular today. Normally it includes real cream for richness but I’m using reduced-fat milk. In addition, I’m […]


Lean Italian chicken sausage with summer bell peppers and zucchini sauteed with baby red potatoes and fresh herbs for a quick one pot meal. INGREDIENTS: 1 lb baby red potatoes, cut in half or quartered 2 tsp oil 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp kosher salt fresh cracked pepper 14 oz Italian chicken sausage, sliced […]

Apples and Cinnamon Breakfast Quinoa

Ingredients: 1 cup dry quinoa, rinsed well 1 1/2 cups water 1 tsp cinnamon + more for sprinkling 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/4 cup golden raisins 1 cup warmed fat-free milk for drizzling (non-dairy milk is fine) 1 gala apple, peeled and diced 1/4 cup pecans, chopped Directions: Combine quinoa, water, […]

Easy & Quick SW BBQ Chicken Quesadilla

Ingredients 2 ounces of cooked and finely chopped chicken breast, skin removed 1 wedge The Laughing Cow Light Creamy Swiss cheese 1 tablespoon BBQ sauce ( 2-tablespoons serving contains about 45 calories) 2 tablespoons of shredded low-fat Mexican-blend cheese 1 medium-large high-fiber flour tortilla with about 110 calories 1 tablespoon of frozen sweet corn kernels, […]