Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Chicken Bruschetta Grill

Absolutely love this recipe! Healthy, fresh, delicious, easy...

Ingredients for 2


  • ¾ to 1 lb. boneless and skinless chicken breast
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette dressing, divided
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste, divided
  • 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, more or less
  • 2 tablespoons diced red onion, or sliced green onion, if preferred
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 small garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese, optional 
  • 2 slices thick sourdough bread

Chicken is visible in photo, if you click on it to enlarge

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Cheesy Cabbage and Celery Bake

After baking

Ingredients


  • 4 cups cabbage, coarsely chopped
  • 3 cups celery including tops, cut into chunks
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seed
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons butter or butter substitute - I used 1 tablespoon Smart Balance Buttery Spread
  • 2 tablespoons whole-grain flour
  • 1¼ cups low fat milk
  • ½ cup beer, if desired - or, use additional ½ cup milk or other liquid (the beer gives it great flavor, though!)
  • 1 cup low fat finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, as desired
  • 3 to 4 fresh sage leaves, crumpled - optional
  • Bread crumbs, if desired - I cubed 2 slices of pumpernickel rye bread