- Citrus Swordfish
Garnish with slices of orange, lemon, and lime.
- Enlightened Crab Cakes
These are delicious with a swirl of avocado sauce—avocado mashed with low-fat sour cream and lemon juice.
- Florentine-Swiss Omelet for One
Two eggs, shredded spinach, and reduced-fat Swiss are perfect partners.
- Fresh Lemon Broccoli Pesto-Style Sauce
Put all ingredients in blender and blend for about 20 seconds. If mixture is too thick, add a little more vegetable broth. Serve hot or cold.
- Fresh Mushroom Sauce
Pour over pasta or serve with grilled meat, chicken, or fish.
- Fresh Tomato Sauce
Mix all ingredients and refrigerate until ready to use, or use immediately. To make the dipping sauce, put it in a blender and blend on high about 10 seconds.
- Garlic Walnut Sauce
This is a great sauce for meat, fish, fowl, or pasta. You can also use it as a spread for crackers or bread.
- Fruited Buckwheat Pancakes
Add chopped peaches after you have poured the pancakes on the griddle.
- Ginger Grilled Pork
Marinate pork tenderloin in a mixture of Dijon mustard, soy sauce, garlic and ginger.
- Grilled Salmon Steaks
Baste the steaks with dipping sauce, then grill for about 10 minutes.
- Red Rosemary Vinegar
To prepare as a gift, strain the vinegar into pretty bottles. Add a fresh sprig of rosemary to each.
- Roasted Asparagus
Roast for 15 to 20 minutes (depending on thickness of asparagus), shaking once to turn spears. Pour on balsamic vinegar and serve hot or at room temperature.
- Simple Salmon with Dill Sauce
Serve hot or cold with dill sauce: low-fat sour cream, cucumber, and fresh dill.
- Southeastern Seasoned Catfish
Rub the fillets with spices, then broil for about eight minutes, turning once.
- Vegetable Dip Mix
These ingredients are in the right proportions for one batch of dip mix. For a gift jar, keep adding a round of all five ingredients until you have enough to fill the jar.
- Zesty Grilled Chicken with Thyme
Each serving contains about 133 calories, 27 g protein, 2 g fat (14 percent calories from fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 1 g carbohydrates, less than 1 g fiber, and 110 mg sodium.
- Mandarin Stir-Fry Beef
Asian flavors combine in a dish that's light, filling, and full of nutrients.
- Grilled Lemon-Sage Chicken
Fast, fresh, and healthy - a perfect dish for an outdoor summer sit-down.
- California Marinated Salad
Fresh, delicious, and ready to serve in short order - a super salad that's perfect for parties - or dinner at home.
- Bronzed Mushrooms
Fabulous creamed mushrooms that can be served over toast, pasta, chicken, or beef.
- Mushroom Barley Soup
A fast and delicious meal that's perfect for lunch or dinner.
- Mushroom Crab Appetizer
Deliciously decadent, but healthy! Garnish with chopped red pepper for extra color or a shot of Tabasco for spiciness.
- Crunchy Chicken Salad
The perfect solution for that leftover chicken!
- Skillet Zucchini with Chopped Tomatoes
Fast and easy side dish that's ready in minutes.
- April Fool
A quick English dessert of cooked berries layered with whipped cream.
- Strawberry Spinach Salad
Sweet and savory combine into a delicious Spring salad.
- Strawberry Spread
A healthy topper for toast, waffle or pancakes.
- Seedless Raspberry Sauce
This takes some patience, but you will be rewarded with a rich, seedless sauce, perfect for topping anything from fruit, to meat, to chocolate cake!
- Raspberry Mustard Dip
You can buy ready-made raspberry mustard, but you won’t find the depth of flavor you get when you mix your own.
- Summer Squash Saute
This recipe takes about 10 minutes to cook, once you’ve cut all your vegetables. It’s a good dish to top pasta or serve with grilled chicken, lean beef, or salmon.
- Brussels Sprouts with Mushroom Sauce
A perfect dressing for a perfect party vegetable.
- Lime Shrimp Kebabs
Add a green salad and fresh corn on the cob and you’re good to go.
- Fruity Nutty Spinach
A salad that provides a host of health benefits.
- Broccoli and Walnut Salad
This nutty salad is chock full of vegetables and complementary flavors.
- Roasted Asparagus and Mushrooms with Rosemary
Roasting really brings out the flavors of this delicious combination.
- Homemade Chicken Parmigiana
Healthy ingredients combined into am Italian classic.
- Blue-Green Canapés
Healthy appetizers for you and your guests.