Ready in 30 minutes!  Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 Tbsp canola or avocado oil 1 large sweet onion 1 C chopped mushrooms 1 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano 1 tsp salt, divided 1 (15 oz) can lentils, drained and rinsed (or 1 1/2 C cooked lentils) 1 C (packed) finely chopped spinachContinue Reading

Winter Stew Ingredients: 1/2 pound winter squash, diced (or 1/2 can, about 8 ounces low-sodium sweet potatoes, drained) 1/2 pound turnips, diced (or 1/2 can, about 8 ounces, low-sodium sliced potatoes, drained) 1/2 C onions, diced 2 1/2 C low-sodium tomato juice 1/4 tsp black pepper 1 Tbsp paprika 1Continue Reading

Beef Orange Stir Fry Ingredients: 1 Tbsp cornstarch 1/4 C cold water 1/4 C orange juice 1 Tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce 1/2 tsp sesame oil Dash red pepper flakes 1/2 lbs boneless beef sirloin steak, cut in strips 2 tsp canola oil, divided 3 C frozen sugar snap pea stir-fryContinue Reading

Gnocchi Skillet With Chicken Sausage & Tomatoes Ready in 15 minutes.  Serves 4. Note:  Ad more veggies, if you’d like! Ingredients: 1 pound frozen or shelf-stable gnocchi 1 Tbsp olive oil Salt & Pepper—to taste 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes sliced in half lengthwise 9 ounces cooked chicken sausageContinue Reading

Chicken Pita Sandwiches Ready in 15 minutes.  Serves 6.  Includes 1/3 Cup fruits & vegetables per serving! Ingredients: 2 C cooked chicken, chopped 1/2 C celery, diced 1/2 C apple, diced 1/2 C grapes, halved 1/3 C dried cranberries OR raisins 1/3 C plain low-fat yogurt Pepper, to taste 6Continue Reading

Pork Tenderloin Kebabs Ready in 35  minutes; Serves 4.  Serving Size 3 kebabs. Ingredients: 1 pound pork tenderloin 2 bell peppers, diced (any color, or variety) 1 zucchini, cut into 1 to 2 inch chunks 1 red onion, cut into 1 to 2 inch chunks 1 pineapple, cubed 10 ouncesContinue Reading

Spicy Cold Gazpacho Soup Ready in 30 minutes; Serves 4 Ingredients: 5 large tomatoes, cut into quarters 2 zucchini, cut into cubes 2 cloves garlic 1 onion, cut into quarters 1 jalapeño pepper, stem and seeds removed 2 Tbsp olive oil (divided) 3 C low-sodium vegetable broth 3 Tbsp redContinue Reading

Asparagus, Mandarin Orange, Chicken, and Rice Ready in 30 minutes; Serves 4 Ingredients: Vinaigrette Dressing: 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp rice vinegar 3 Tbsp mandarin orange juice (reserved from oranges) 1 Tbsp soy sauce, reduced sodium Salad: 3 1/3 C fresh asparagus (trimmed) 2 cans (11 oz) mandarin orangesContinue Reading

New Orleans Coleslaw Ready in 15 minutes.  Serves 6. Ingredients: 1 head of savory or white cabbage (about 2 pounds before trimming) 2 carrots 2 sticks celery 4 scallions or green onions 1 C Light mayonnaise 4 Tbsp 2% buttermilk 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup (or try using honey) 2Continue Reading

Black Beans & Corn With Poached Eggs Prep 20 minutes; Ready in 30 minutes.  Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1/2 C corn kernels (frozen or fresh) 1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp driedContinue Reading