Spicy Tofu

INGREDIENTS: 1 package of tofu (18 ounces: 510 grams) 3 tablespoons cooking oil 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon sesame seeds 1 clove garlic, minced ½ cup minced onion 2 green onions, chopped For the sauce, mix in a small bowl: 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon hot pepper flakes ½ cup water DIRECTIONS: Rinse…

Tomato & Lemon Orzo

For those on WW this is 3 points! 1 cup cooked orzo 1 cup quartered grape tomatoes 2 tsp olive oil 1 tsp thyme 1 tsp fresh lemon zest 1 tsp lemon juice 1/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper DIRECTIONS: Drizzle mixture of tomatoes and lemon juice over cooked orzo.  Serving size 1/2 cup.

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Ingredients:   1 bag frozen cauliflower rice 2 scrambled egg(s) 1 Tbsp olive oil  1 pinch table salt  1 bag frozen mixed vegetables 2 medium clove(s)garlic clove(s)  1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce  1 onion chopped Directions: In a small pan cook the scrambled eggs.  Once complete set aside. In a wok/ large pan cook down the onions and…

Lemon Garlic Chicken

6-8 boneless chicken thighs (I used 4 chicken breasts) sea salt and pepper to taste 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes optional or to taste 2 Tablespoons olive oil 3 Tablespoons butter 1/2 small onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves sliced or minced Juice of 1 lemon 2 teaspoons…

Cauliflower Poppers

INGREDIENTS: 1 head cauliflower 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp table salt 1/2 tsp pepper DIRECTIONS: Heat oven to 400 degrees.  Spray pan with cooking spray. Cut cauliflower into bite size pieces and put in large mixing bowl.  Add all the ingredients and toss to coat. Place cauliflower on baking sheet…

Chicken Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp sesame oil 1 1/2 lbs. skinless, boneless chicken breast, or tenders thinly sliced into smaller strips 2 Tbsps minced fresh ginger 3 fresh garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp chili flakes, or to taste 1 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed and halved 2 red bell peppers, seeded & sliced 2-3 Tbsps reduced-sodium soy…

Coffee Rubbed Tuna Steak

Ingredients: 2 (4-ounce) high-quality tuna steaks Extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons finely ground coffee 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon chili powder   Instructions: Brush the tuna steaks with olive oil. In a small bowl, combine the coffee, pepper, salt, cinnamon, and chili powder. Sprinkle…

Chili Lime Shrimp Wraps

Wow, these wraps have some serious flavor!  The whole family was pleasantly surprised with this healthy alternative to shrimp tacos! Ingredients: 1.5 lb. raw shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp smoked paprika 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced 2 Tbsp avocado oil, or extra-virgin olive oil, divided in half sea salt and…

Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

This shredded chicken recipe is great over rice or served on hamburger buns.  It has become a new family favorite! PS – I eliminated the corn starch when I cooked it. Ingredients For the Chicken: 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs — or chicken breasts 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce 1/3 cup honey 2…

Balsamic Baked Chicken

A variation on our capers chicken recipe, this one is juicier in the oven.  Enjoy! Ingredients 4 skinless chicken breasts 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon salt cracked black pepper, to taste 1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic, (5-6 cloves garlic) 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved…