Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Healthy Cheeseburger Casserole

original recipe: www.dashingdish.com

1 head Cauliflower (or about 6 cup florets)
1.25 Extra lean ground turkey (or beef)

Plain low fat Greek yogurt
2 tbsp. Mustard (yellow or Dijon)
2 tbsp. tomato paste
1/2 tsp pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese (I substituted with Garlic & Herb Bread Crumbs)
1/2 Cup low fat shredded cheese

1 cup low fat shredded cheese
2-4 slices cooked, turkey bacon

1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray a large baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
2. Prepare Cauliflower:
Wash cauliflower and cut into bite size pieces. Place cauliflower into a large pot, add 2 cups of water, cover, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce head to medium and cook for 5-8 minutes or until cauliflower is tender to fork. Drain cauliflower in a colander and place into a large bowl.
3. Prepare ground turkey:
In a large skilled sprayed with cooking oil, cook ground turkey over medium heat, breaking it up as it cooks. Cook until turkey is browned, and is cooked through.
4. Prepare Casserole:
Mix ingredients for sauce together in a small bowl. Add sauce and cooked ground turkey to cauliflower, and stir until well combined. Pour into baking dish. Sprinkle topping over cauliflower.
5. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until cheese is melted on top. Serve warm or refrigerate up to 5 days.
Nutrition Information
8 Servings in recipe
198 calories per serving
10 g fat
7 g carbohydrates
2 g fiber
26 g protein

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs!

original recipe: www.dashingdish.com

oh y'all. this crazy life of mine has got to calm down sooner or later right! 
I feel like life has been non-stop. But then again, I CAN'T complain! 
When life is busy, life is GOOD!!

Well, I FINALLY have a few seconds to type up this recipe for you guys so you can start making these delicious creations!

1.25 lean ground chicken
1 large egg
3/4 cup Italian Breadcrumbs
1/4 tsp salt (optional)
1/4 tsp pepper (optional)
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 tbsp dried parsley
1 1/2 cup buffalo sauce

  1. In a medium bowl, combine ground meat, egg, breadcrumbs (or oats), and seasonings. Roll the meat mixture into 14 balls (about the size of a golf ball, or about 2 tbsp each) -- or put into mini muffin tin! 
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place meatballs in oven for 30 minutes or until they pass the clean toothpick test!