Guiltless Garlic Edamame Bean Spread

Guiltless Garlic Edamame Bean Spread Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 20 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups cooked edamame (shelled soy beans) Pinch of salt 3 Tbsp freshly-squeezed lemon juice 1 Tbsp tahini or almond butter 4 to 5 Tbsp water 1/2 cup (about 3/4 ounce)


Low-Calorie Lentil Soup

Low-Calorie Lentil Soup Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 1 hour 10 mins Total time: 1 hour 20 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 onion, chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 2 carrots, diced 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp dried oregano 1 bay leaf 1 tsp dried basil 1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes 2 cups


Best-in-Show Red Beet Hummus

Best-in-Show Red Beet Hummus Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 5 mins Total time: 10 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 4 medium-sized red beets, scrubbed, cooked and cubed 1/4 cup tahini 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 small clove garlic, pressed 1/4 tsp salt Instructions Place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Serve with whole wheat crackers


FUN! Non-Fat Yogurt & Grape-Nut Dipped Banana Bites

Non-Fat Yogurt & Grape-Nut Dipped Banana Bites Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 2 hours Total time: 2 hours 5 mins Serves: 1 Ingredients 1 firm banana 3 oz non-fat strawberry Greek yogurt 3-4 Tbsp grape nuts Instructions Slice the banana into thick pieces. Dip the slices in the yogurt then the grape nuts and then freeze two hours,


Tuna Nicoise Inspired Salad

Tuna Nicoise Inspired Salad Cook time: 12 mins Total time: 12 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 cup olive oil 1 cup chopped fresh basil or 2 Tbsp dried 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 small head green leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces 4 large tomatoes, cut into wedges 3 hard-boiled eggs, quartered 3


Slow Cooker Low-Fat Chicken Enchilada Soup

Slow Cooker Low Fat Chicken Enchilada Soup Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 6 hours Total time: 6 hours 20 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients 3 cups low-sodium chicken stock 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp chili powder 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, optional Salt and pepper, to taste 1 (14.5 ounce) diced


Crispy to Bake Sweet Potato Spears

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Spears Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 45 mins Total time: 55 mins Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 2 pounds sweet potatoes, about 3 large ones 1/4 cup olive or other vegetable oil 1 Tbsp sugar 1 Tbsp salt 1-2 Tbsp spice or spice combination of your choice: chipotle powder, smoked paprika, Chinese five-spice, cajun seasoning Instructions


Vanilla Spinach Protein Smoothie

Prep time: 5 minutes Yield: 1 3/4 cups Ingredients: 1 small ripe banana, cut up 1 cup fresh spinach 1 serving Ferrigno Fuel Rebuild protein power (1/2 to 1 scoop) 1 cup of almond or soy milk 1/2 cup ice 1/4 avocado (optional) 1 tbsp chia seeds (optional) Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a blender and pulse