Category Archives: dinner

Refreshing Cucumber Salads for Summer

Cool, refreshing, low-calorie cucumbers are filling the bins in abundance at the farmers market. A cup of cucumbers may only tally up to a scant 16 calories, but it’s packed with plenty of potassium, fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K and magnesium. Whether in a salad, sandwich or dip, cukes add a light, hydrating and energizing freshness to everything they’re served… Read More

Honey Sriracha Glazed Salmon

If you’re a sweet heat lover, the perfect balance of sweet, savory, spicy and zesty flavors captured in this salmon dish will toss you right up into your personal heaven. Flaky and melt-in-your-mouth tender, this Thai inspired fish requires only a small handful of flavorful ingredients and about thirty minutes to whip up and serve.   1 large salmon fillet,… Read More

One-Pan Dinners: Honey Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Garlic Thyme Roasted Roots

What’s for dinner tonight? Sweet and sour glazed chicken pieces with a side of herb-roasted root veggies, all cooked up in one pan for easy cooking, serving and clean up. Here’s a sweet and savoury rib-stickin’ dinner you’ll really look forward to coming home to. Balsamic Glazed Chicken Thighs with Garlic-Thyme Root Veggies 4 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs 1 cup… Read More

Under 130 Calories: 4 Gorgeously Grilled Veggie Side Dishes

Don’t put the grill away just yet. Sure, you’ve been using it to fire up juicy burgers, tender steaks and finger-lickin’ chicken all summer long. But have you been taking advantage of this quick and handy tool when it comes to creating super easy, low-cal side dishes that are tasty, light, and ready to be devoured in a matter of… Read More

Vegetable Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

As the weather starts to get cooler, cravings for warmer comfort foods start to stir again. Take advantage of the fresh, end-of-season garden harvest that’s still abundant at the market, and use it to turn this old favorite meaty dish into a high-fiber, low-fat bowl of healthy mouth-watering goodness that’s teeming with fresh nutrients and flavors. Serve these delectably saucy… Read More

Pomegranate Pear & Pecan Salad on Detoxifying Bitter Greens

This salad is loaded with flavorful bitter greens that are naturally detoxifying, nutrient-packed, fiber-filled and that quickly fill you up on very few calories. It manages to stimulate and satisfy every part of your taste palate, with the pleasant sourness of pomegranate and orange balanced by the bitterness of dandelion, chicory, arugula and endive greens, complimented with the natural sweetness… Read More

Spinach, Feta & Broccoli Spaghetti Squash Bowls

Bowls are making a major come-back these days. That’s why everything from bread to tacos to smoothies have been getting epic bowl-inspired image makeovers from their Instagram stylists. So why fight fashion? Go bowling for dinner. Here’s a dinner bowl that you don’t even have to wash afterwards. Low-calorie spaghetti squash noodles (is it spaghetti? is it squash? it’s both,… Read More

Quick & Healthy Sushi Salad

Love the idea of fresh and healthy home-made sushi for dinner…but HATE the tedious time and effort necessary to turn said brilliant idea into reality? As it turns out, laziness breeds destruction AND creation. Deconstruct your fav sushi roll, toss it into a salad bowl and POOF – you’ve created an entirely new weight-loss meal masterpiece that’s gorgeous to look… Read More

Healthy Mouth-Watering Burger Recipes

Mouth-watering juicy burger, flame-grilled your way, seasoned to perfection, freshly cut crisp toppings, bursting with flavor, sink your teeth into summer….says the deep masculine voice as shooting red charcoal flames lick the surface of a sweating grill ready to broil up the answer to every carnivorous prayer you’ve ever had… Too bad that soggy fast food hamburger never quite manages… Read More

Chili Lime Chicken Fajita Salad

Just because cheese stuffed, sour cream soaked burritos don’t make the weight loss cut, doesn’t mean Mexican inspired dishes are off the menu. Light in carbs and loaded with flavor, this dish is a fantastically satisfying weight loss meal, a burst of high-fiber veggies, greens, healthy fats and lean protein. It’s also a burst of bright summery colors, making it… Read More