Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Crust Pizza
 
Prep Time: 15 minutes     Cook Time: 19 minutes
Total Time: 34 minutes     Yield: Serves 4
    Calories per serving: 109     Fat per serving: 7g

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked, riced cauliflower
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1/2tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • Olive oil (optional)
  • Pizza sauce
  • Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • Other additional toppings of your choice

Instructions

  1. Take 1 large head of cauliflower, remove the stems and leaves, and chop the florets into chunks. Add to a food processor and pulse just until it looks like rice. Alternatively, you can grate the cauliflower with a cheese grater.
  2. Place the riced cauliflower in a microwave safe bowl, add 1/4 cup water, and microwave for 6-8 minutes, stirring half-way through.
  3. To make the pizza, preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Spray a pizza pan or cookie sheet ...

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Posted Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees

 
 
 

Healthy Hamburger Buddy

Healthy Hamburger Buddy
Servings: 6 
Prep time: 15 mins; cooking time: 25 mins
Calories/serving: 326 calories,
 10g fat (4g Sat, 3g Mono) 
38g carb, 23g protein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 10 ounces white mushrooms, large ones cut in half
  • 1 large onion, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 pound 90%-lean ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 14-ounce can reduced-sodium beef broth, divided
  • 8 ounces whole-wheat elbow noodles, (2 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, or chives for garnish

 

Directions

  1. Fit a food processor with the steel blade attachment. With the motor running, drop garlic through the feed tube and process until minced, then add carrots and mushrooms and process until finely chopped. Turn it ...

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Posted Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees

 
 
 

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving Recipes

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving dinner conjures up images of turkey, carbs, pies and second helpings!  This year we've picked our favorite healthy recipes to feature in  the Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving.  So check out this showcase of  the best appetizers, side dishes, desserts and more and let us know your favorites.

 

 

 

 

 

APPETIZERS

 Garlic Grilled Tomatoes                                             No-Cook Shrimp Dip

 Garlic Grilled Tomatoes                                         No-Cook Shrimp Dip                                                                                                                                       

                                                          Avocado-Feta DipHummus, Fresh and Homemade

Hummus, Fresh and Homemade                           Avocado-Feta Dip  

 

Spinach & Brie Topped Artichoke Hearts                                                         

Spinach & Brie Topped Artichoke Hearts                        Curried Butternut Squash Bisque

 

 SIDE DISHES

 Healthy Potato Gratin with Herbs                                                            Cheesy Potato Casserole

Healthy Potato Gratin with Herbs                             Easy Butternut Squash Risotto

 

Healthy Creamed Spinach Casserole                                                             Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes with Vanilla
Healthy Creamed Spinach Casserole                       Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes with Vanilla

 

Honey Balsamic Carrots                                                              
Honey Balsamic Carrots                                            Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

 

TURKEY

Oven-Roasted Turkey

Oven Roasted Turkey

 

DESSERTS  

pumpkin coconut tart - activenow                                                             Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie

Pumpkin Coconut Tart                                            Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie

 

Indulgent Coconut Cupcakes                                                             Super Green Raw Brownies

Skinny Key Lime Pie                                                Super Green Raw Brownies

 

Apple Squares                                                                  

Apple Squares                                                         Dark Chocolate Nut Bark

 

 

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Posted Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 by Michael Gonzales in Guides, Holiday Happenings, Recipes, Appetizers, Dessert, Entrees, Side Dish

 
 
 

Portobello Cheese Steak Sandwich

Portobello Cheese Steak Sandwich
Servings: 4 
Prep time: 10 mins; cooking time: 15 mins
Nutrition/serving: 268 calories,
10 g fat (4g Sat)
35g carbohydrates, 13g protein 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 4 large portobello mushrooms 
  • 1 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano, or 2 teaspoons dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 ounces thinly sliced reduced-fat provolone or mozzarella cheese
  • 4 whole-wheat buns

 

PREPARATION

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until soft. Add mushrooms, bell pepper, oregano, and pepper, and cook until the vegetables are soft about 10 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to low; sprinkle the vegetables with flour and stir to coat. Stir in broth and soy sauce; bring to a simmer. Remove from the heat, lay cheese slices on ...

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Posted Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees