A Gourmet Done Skinny Healthy Thanksgiving Menu
Looking for a healthy Thanksgiving menu without sacrificing taste? Check out these delicious healthy Thanksgiving recipes! I've even included healthy Thanksgiving Sides and healthy Thanksgiving desserts. Of course Thanksgiving is the one day that everyone loves to splurge but your guests won't even realize these are on the healthier side because they are so yummy!
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Quick and Easy Roasted Cherry Tomato Sauce
Wondering what to do with all of your cherry tomatoes? Want a quick, easy delicious fresh tasting sauce for pasta or chicken? Try my quick and easy Roasted Cherry Tomato Sauce! You can use an immersion blender to completely blend it into a sauce, or freeze it as is for bruschetta, or to have roasted tomatoes on hand. The choice is yours! I like having a mixture of both on hand for different purposes. (Updated August 31, 2020)
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Easy Tomato Mozzarella Salad Hasselback Style
This tomato mozzarella salad is simple, yet elegant. It tastes absolutely amazing if you use fresh homegrown or farmer's market tomatoes and a great quality balsamic vinegar. For the best look, plate them individually on salad plates when serving for a dinner party.
I have to admit, this is not an original idea. I saw a version of this online somewhere with mozzarella slices but thought if you used the mozzarella pearls or Ciliegine (cherry sized mozzarella) it would be a little ...
Creamy Blue Cheese Mushroom Skinny Pasta
This savory Creamy Blue Cheese Mushroom Pasta features blue cheese, mushrooms, and bacon all blended together in a creamy low carb, "pasta" dish. By using zoodles (zucchini noodles), you eliminate the calories of traditional pasta. Add some chicken or shrimp to make it an excellent main dish or serve it as a delicious side dish. (updated 5/20/20).
What are Zoodles?
Zoodles are zucchini noodles and a great low carb option to traditional noodles. Because zucchini is mild in taste, it ...
Skinny Delicious Blue Cheese Dressing and Dip
Updated (Originally published May 26, 2017)
Homemade Healthy Blue Cheese Dressing
Looking for an easy and fast healthy delicious blue cheese dressing recipe? This homemade blue cheese dressing made with greek yogurt is simply the best! Only 4 ingredients! It makes a perfect dip as well.
What blue cheese should I buy?
You can use really any blue cheese. Originally I used Treasure Cave Blue Cheese Crumbles and Salemville Amish Blue Cheese because the crumbles were easier. ...
Clean Out Your Refrigerator Stir Fry Recipe
This healthy stir fry recipe is made with vegetables and meat you have on hand in your refrigerator. You can use pretty much any protein - beef, chicken, pork, ground turkey, shrimp and whatever vegetables you have in the fridge. The key to this delicious and easy stir fry recipe is the stir fry sauce - a delicious homemade hoisin sauce, which brings it all together and makes it taste great!
How to make Clean Out Your Refrigerator Stir Fry in pictures:
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Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup
Looking for a quick comfort soup? This healthy Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup is perfect when you want a hot, slightly spicy, comfort soup. It's definitely similar to a chicken noodle soup but with a Mexican flair and uses tortillas instead of noodles. There's not much prep work involved, basically you chop the onions, throw in the spices and other ingredients, press the soup button for 30 min and that's it!
Can you make it on the stove?
Yes definitely! I've included ...
Easy Ginger Scallion Sauce
This Ginger Scallion Sauce is super easy to make and it takes any dish from blah to WOW in a matter of seconds! Once you realize how easy it is to make, you'll be sure to keep it as a staple in your refrigerator. Try it on fish, chicken, pork, beef and vegetables.
At first glance of the recipe, you may think, "How is this healthy?" Well you're not going to use a ton of it, just a tiny bit in recipes. And you do need some fat in your diet. Remember, I'm all about ...
Mexican Stuffed Chicken and Bacon Rolls
Mexican Stuffed Chicken and Bacon Rolls are so yummy you won’t believe they are healthy! This lightened up cream cheese stuffed chicken recipe definitely falls in the comfort food category. Stuffed with green and black olives, pimento, bacon, jalapeño, green onions and a little light cream cheese, they are like a healthy chicken enchilada without the tortilla. Serve them with my homemade Tomatillo Green Salsa or store-bought green salsa and a little Jalapeño Cream.
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Crispy Air Fried Reuben Egg Rolls
These crispy air fried Reuben Egg Rolls make an amazing appetizer or even a light dinner. Serve them with my Healthy Thousand Island Dressing or a dab of course mustard. Easy to make and perfect to take to a Superbowl Party or St. Patrick's Day party! You can "fry," them in your air fryer or even bake them in your oven.
Inspiration for these delicious air fried egg rolls
Inspiration from The Forge in Carmel, California
I first had a version of these egg rolls about 15 years ago at one ...