Posts Tagged ‘healthy’

Zucchini Linguine (Under 300 Calories)

Monday, March 27, 2017 @ 08:03 AM
posted by mrscaz

I know we share a variety of recipes on our blog, while this is healthy and lo-cal it’s also delicious. Try it and see for yourself… Zucchini Linguine Prep - 15 m    Cook - 15 m    Ready In - 30 m Ingredients:  zuch linguini

  • 1 (8 ounce) package linguine pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 zucchini, shredded
  • 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic until it starts to brown. Stir in a handful of grated zucchini; cook for 1 minute and then add the rest of the zucchini. Cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Toss pasta with zucchini, cheese and yogurt. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well and serve.

Enjoy! Recipe By:BROMFIELD“A nice low fat and healthy recipe.” This recipe and image are sole property and courtesy of AllRecipes.comBROMFIELD

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Oven-Roasted Chickpeas (Let the kids try these)

Monday, January 23, 2017 @ 08:01 AM
posted by mrscaz

These little things are yummy and a great guilt-free, healthy movie snack!

Ingredients:

  • 3 (15 ounce) cans chickpeas, drained  chic
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon salt, divided, or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 2 teaspoons ground paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  • Combine drained chickpeas, olive oil, 2 teaspoons salt, hot sauce, paprika, garlic powder, chili powder, black pepper, and cumin in a large bowl. Spread evenly over 2 baking sheets.
  • Bake in the center of the preheated oven, stirring every 10 to 15 minutes, until chickpeas are golden and look dry on the outside, about 45 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon salt. Let cool before serving, 5 to 10 minutes.

Enjoy!

Recipe by: bpuckett87 “This is a great, healthy snack or finger food that pairs well with a cold beer, if desired. I came up with this recipe and needed to share.”

This recipe is courtesy and sole property of Allrecipes.combpuckett87

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Zucchini Tots – (The Kids Won’t know it’s healthy)

Friday, January 20, 2017 @ 08:01 AM
posted by mrscaz

So, these zucchini tots not only taste much better than tater tots, but they are much healthier and the kids don’t even have to know. I call ‘em yummy tots. They’ll never know…

Ingredients:

  • cooking spray  zucchini
  • 1 cup grated zucchini
  • 1/4 cup grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray a mini-muffin tin with cooking spray.
  • Combine zucchini and carrot in a large bowl. Squeeze out excess water using a paper towel.
  • Mix bread crumbs, feta cheese, basil, egg, salt, pepper, and oregano into zucchini-carrot mixture. Scoop mixture using a mini ice cream scoop or 2 spoons and press mixture into the prepared muffin tin using the back of a spoon.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until tops are golden brown, 15 to 18 minutes.

Enjoy!

Recipe by: deliciouslystylish “Crispy, crunchy, veggie-packed, deliciously stylish zucchini tots and cutlets. Because kids eat with their eyes first too!”

This recipe and image are courtesy and sole property of AllRecipes.comdeliciouslystylish

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