Archive for 2013

Roasted Chicken Chili Recipe!

This recipe is not only 280 calories per serving, but simply very tasty and really easy to prepare.  If you want to save some time, purchase a roasted chicken from your local grocery store and feel free to purchased canned, seasoned chopped tomatoes if you don’t want to roast your own.  I also make my... Read more »

Healthy Weekly Menu Ideas!

Enjoy this simple recipe/menu plan and feel free to email me for more details about how to prepare dishes.  Here’s to healthy and whole!! Salads: • Orzo Pasta Salad: 105 Calories/8 oz. Orzo, dried pomegranate, roasted pine nuts, goat cheese; balsamic • Corn Salad: 71 Calories/8 oz. Corn, green peppers, red peppers, red onion, basil, vinegar,... Read more »

Super Bowl Appetizer 2013: Hot Artichoke/Spinach Dip

This is a very simple, easy great tasting recipe, low fat version, to get your guests ready for Super Bowl Sunday! Remember to use jarred artichokes which are packed in water, not oil, to keep the calorie count down. This recipe makes 4 servings, double it for a bigger crowd! Enjoy!!! Ingredients: 1-14 ounce canned,... Read more »
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Super Easy Weekly Menu Recipe Ideas!

SALADS: • Romaine Greens: 10 Calories/8oz. Plus fresh grape tomatoes, celery &, carrot sticks, English cucumbers, red pepper sticks • Fresh Iceberg Lettuce & Mixed Greens: 10 Calories/8 oz. Keep it healthy by adding a balsamic dressing: Add to calorie content • Orzo Pasta Salad: 105 Calories/8 oz. Orzo, dried cranberries, roasted pine nuts •... Read more »

Super Easy Cranberry Turkey Burgers

Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds ground Turkey, lean 1 onion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon sage, fresh, chopped 6 tablespoons panko bread crumbs 4 tablespoons cranberries, whole, cooked 1/2 cup applesauce 2 teaspoons canola oil Splash of black pepper 4 whole wheat buns, lettuce, tomato 4 teaspoons cranberry; reserved from above Mix the turkey, onion, sage in... Read more »

Flu Fighting Foods

Top 10 Flu Fighting Foods: 1. Ginger 2. Red Onions 3. Spinach 4. Raw Garlic 5. Honey 6. Fresh Strawberries 7. Cloves 8. Turmeric 9. Cayenne Pepper 10. Cinnamon Each one of these is packed with antioxidants which can help prevent flu and colds. Don’t forget to keep eating those fruits and veggies, which are... Read more »
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Healthy and Tasy Menu 2013!

SALADS/SOUP/SIDES: • Iceberg & Arugula Mix: 10 Calories/8oz. Add-ons of grape tomatoes, celery stalks, carrot sticks • Fresh Organic Romaine Greens: 10 Calories/8 oz. Keep it healthy by adding a balsamic or low-fat dressing: Add to calorie content • SOUP: “Mock” Hamburger Soup 145 Calories/8 oz. Lean ground turkey, onions, carrots, celery, tomatoes, basil, barley,... Read more »
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    Chef Jody

    Professional Chef and Wellness Coach, specializing in specific dietary needs. Includes diabetics, renal failure, cancer and chemo patients, low fat/high protein, gluten free, protein free, and overall healthy cooking. Most recipes are under 350 calories or less! Graduate of Kendall College, Chicago, IL. Certifications in Professional Chef, Bakery and Pastry Chef, Dining Room Management and Catering. Studied in Lyon, Paris, France.

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