Turkey & Spinach Stuffed Shells

Ingredients: Makes 6 servings6 servings jumbo shells1 jar high-quality tomato sauce (we used a low-sodium option)1 pound ground turkey1 cup part-skim ricotta, plus more for topping1 cup packed frozen spinachSalt and pepper, to taste Directions:Preheat the oven to 350.Cook pasta shells to al dente, according to package instructions. Once cooked, drain them, and set aside.AddContinue reading “Turkey & Spinach Stuffed Shells”

Light Penne Alfredo

Ingredients: Makes 2 servings2 servings penne1/2 cup 2% milk1/2 tablespoon flour2 tablespoons Neufchatel or whipped cream cheese1/4 cup fresh Parmesan, gratedOptional: 1/2 teaspoon fresh garlic, finely choppedDirections:Cook pasta according to package instructions. If using garlic, in a medium pan, add garlic and milk; season with salt and pepper, and heat on medium-low for 2-3 minutes.Continue reading “Light Penne Alfredo”

Whole Wheat Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Ingredients: Makes 1 pizza1 package whole wheat pizza dough2 cups part-skim mozzarella2 cups grilled chicken, chopped1/2 cup low fat ranch dressing1/4 cup buffalo sauce Directions:Let dough come to room temperature. Preheat oven to 425. Stretch out dough to fit a standard pizza pan. Top it with ranch, then cheese and chicken. Bake 10 minutes, thenContinue reading “Whole Wheat Buffalo Chicken Pizza”

Light Fish & Chips

Ingredients: Makes 2 servings2 pieces frozen cod, fully defrosted1/4 cup Italian-style breadcrumbs1 sweet potato, sliced into fries1 teaspoon olive oil1/2 teaspoon paprikaSea salt, to taste Directions:Let fish sit 20-30 minutes at room temperature before cooking.In a bowl, combine breadcrumbs and Parmesan. Coat fish in breadcrumb mixture, then cook in an air fryer 10 minutes atContinue reading “Light Fish & Chips”

Open-Faced Cheeseburger Sliders

Ingredients: Makes 8 open-faced sliders1 pound lean ground turkey or 93% lean ground beef, plus olive oil for sautéing pattiesSalt & pepper, plus other seasonings as desired4 whole wheat slider buns, separated1 small sweet onion, sliced2 cups sliced mushrooms2-4 slices deli Swiss cheese, quartered Directions:Add meat to a large bowl. Season generously with salt andContinue reading “Open-Faced Cheeseburger Sliders”