Monthly Archives: August 2015

Black Bean & Chicken Chilaquiles

A healthier baked version of the traditional mexican breakfast! This simple dish can be enjoyed at any time of the day. Experiment with different types of salsa, and top with a variety of toppings such as diced avocado, tomato wedges, cilantro, or even an egg! Leftovers can be reheated easily by drizzling some water over the top before microwaving. 

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Ingredients:
cooking spray
1 cup thinly sliced onion
5 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
1 can black beans, rinsed & drained
1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup bottled salsa (or for a more traditional dish, use salsa de chile fresco)
15 (6-inch) corn tortillas, cut into 1-inch strips
1 cup shredded mexican blend cheese Continue reading

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Veggie Pizza with Cauliflower Crust

This low-carb pizza is made with a cauliflower crust! Reduce the calories without sacrificing flavor. Feel free to top the pizza with your favorite vegetables – the more variety of vegetables the better! 

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Ingredients:
1 cauliflower head, roughly chopped (about 3 lbs)
cooking spray
2 tsp olive oil, divided
1/2 cup crimini mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup sliced red bell pepper
1/2 cup sliced fresh basil, divided
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/8 tsp salt, or to taste
3 garlic cloves, minced
2/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
2 large egg whites
1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
1/2 cup thinly sliced seeded tomatoes
2/3 cup fresh baby spinach Continue reading

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