2 teaspoons olive oil • 1 cup sliced green onion • 1 tsp minced garlic • 1 medium zucchini – total weight 7 ounces • 1 medium yellow squash – total weight 7 ounces • 2 cups sliced cauliflower • 1 medium tomato – total weight 7 ounces • 1 tsp dried thyme • ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper • 1 cup shredded low fat Italian cheese Instructions 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Finely dice the onion and mince the garlic. Sauté both in a skillet with olive oil until softened (about five minutes). 2. While the onion and garlic are sautéing, thinly slice the rest of the vegetables. 3. Spray the inside of an 8×8 square or round baking dish with non-stick spray. Spread the softened onion and garlic in the bottom of the dish. Place the thinly sliced vegetables in the baking dish vertically, in an alternating pattern. Sprinkle generously with salt, pepper, and thyme. 4. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil, top with cheese and bake for another 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is golden brown
1 Tbsp lime juice ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp ground pepper 1 tsp hot sauce 4 tsp canola oil 2 cups jicama, peeled, cut into matchstick-size pieces 1 cup diced red bell pepper ¼ cup minced fresh cilantro ¼ cup diced scallions 1 clove garlic, minced Directions 1. Combine lime juice, salt, pepper, and hot sauce in a large bowl. Slowly whisk in oil. 2. Toss the jicama, red pepper, cilantro, scallions, and garlic with the dressing. 3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving. Nutrition:110 calories | 10g fat | 6g carbohydrates | 1.5g protein Prep time: 10 minutes Yield: 2 servings Per serving: 3 Green | 21/2 Condiments | 2 Healthy Fats
Labor Day is this weekend and many of us are holding onto the end of summer. Here is a collection of healthy recipes to use up those summer veggies that are still in peak season. Many of these I make year round too. Of course, these are healthy recipes but they are FULL of FLAVOR! Let me know which ones are your favorites!
In Health and Happiness,
Certified Health and Wellness Coach