Simple Apricot Glazed Pork Tenderloin

I made this one night this week (we grilled ours) and Jeff ate dinner so slowly because he knew he would be sad when it was all done!! Thankfully, it makes lots of leftovers   Ingredients 1/2 cup apricot preserves 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dried oregano 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 (3-pound) boneless pork loin ...

Pork Chops with Carolina Rub

I stole this recipe from Cooking Light and I love it! It is a touch spicy and sweet.  We love these chops grilled. Enjoy! 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon salt 4 (4-ounce) center-cut pork loin chops Cooking spray ¼...

Southwest Salad

Love this salad!  It is high in protein from the ground turkey and very filling.  Plus I love black beans and corn together – yum!  Feel free to add other mix-ins like cilantro, onion, tomato, and avocado.   1 package of 99% fat free ground turkey 1 package of taco seasoning shredded lettuce (or any lettuce but I like a crunchy lettuce for this...

Spicy Thai Tempeh with Cashews

Spicy Thai Tempeh with Cashews

Jan 20, 2012

Dare to try a “meatless” dish??  This is a great place to start!  The tempeh is a fermented soy product that you can find in the tofu section.  It has a texture much like ground beef and absorbs the flavor of the spices it is cooked in.  It’s also a great source of protein and as far as soy is concerned it is a better alternative to...

Balsamic Chicken with Roasted Tomatoes

Balsamic Chicken with Roasted Tomatoes

Jan 20, 2012

This is a very fresh dish that might give some pizazz to your otherwise boring baked or grilled chicken 1 pint grape tomatoes 1 tablespoon honey 1 1⁄2 teaspoons olive oil 1⁄2 teaspoon salt divided 4 (6-ounce) skinless boneless chicken breast halves 1⁄2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Cooking spray Balsamic vinaigrette salad spritzer (such as...

Bean Salad

Bean Salad

Nov 25, 2011

I love this because it is refreshing and light and the cranberries give it just enough sweetness to satisfy. Salad: 1 can wax beans 1 can green beans 1 cup frozen corn 1/2 c shelled edamame 1/4 c craisins (I use apple sauce sweetened, not sugar) 1/4 sweet onion 1/4 red pepper   Honey Lime Vinaigrette: Whisk together: 1 TBSL honey 1/4 c apple cider...