Kickin’ Swiss Grilled Chicken

If you don’t know by now I love spicy!

This is not allergy free. To be allergy free simply remove the swiss cheese. Be sure to read all ingredients.

I have not taken a calorie count.

What you need:
1 Bottle of Hot Sauce
1 TBL Minced Garlic
1 Packet of Taco Seasoning
1 tsp Crushed Red Peppers
3-4 Chicken Breast
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How to:
Add everything to a large zip lock baggie except taco seasoning.
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Close baggie and rub chicken well.
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Sprinkle taco seasoning over chicken.
Reclose bag and rub again.
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Allow chicken to marinate over night.
Grill and place a piece of swiss cheese over top and serve!

Garlic Spinach, Cheese, and Chives Stuffed Mushrooms

Garlic, cheese, mushrooms does life get any better than that? Why, yes it does! How about a HEALTHY garlic cheese stuffed mushroom!

This is not allergy free.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

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What you need:
Olive Oil cooking spray
6 Large White Mushrooms cleaned and steams removed
Fresh Spinach Leaves
1 TBL Minced Garlic
1 TBL Chives
6 Triangles of Spreadable Cheese (healthy version)
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How to:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Line a cookie sheet with foil and spray with olive oil cooking spray.
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Add chives, garlic, and cheese triangles to a bowl and mix well
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Add spinach leaves to bowl. Tear spinach leaves into smaller pieces
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Mix very well.
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Spoon cheese mixture into mushrooms
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Cook in over for about 15-20 minutes or until top of cheese mixture just turns golden brown
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Serve and enjoy!
Great appetizer or side dish!

Skinny Pizza

Who says you can eat pizza! Not I! This pizza was amazing! Seriously tasted just like a pizza not a “skinny” pizza. Only thing I didn’t have was greasy fingers! So good!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

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What you need:
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Flour Tortilla
Spaghetti Sauce of your choice
Mini Sweet Bell Peppers (red/orange/green) chunk cut and cleaned
Onion sliced and separated
White Mushrooms sliced and then halved
Fresh Spinach Leaves
Cherry Tomatoes halved and washed
Shredded Cheese (your choice) (dairy free if needed)
Ham – lunch meat
Olive Oil
Any other veggies you would like to add

How To:
Preheat oven to 375 degree
Line cookie sheet with foil for easy clean up
Brush Olive oil on back side of flour tortillas and lay on cookie sheet. This allows them to “crisp” up as they are cooking and not become soggy.
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Spread Spaghetti Sauce over tortillas
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Add spinach leaves
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Add sweet mini peppers
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Add cherry tomatoes
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add onions
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Add Ham
Add cheese about 1/4 cup per pizza
Add Mushrooms
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Top with hot sauce if you would like a little spice
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Bake for 15-25 mintues or until cheese is melted and tortilla is crispy.
These are amazingly good and taste just like pizza.
Add your own toppings to create a pizza just for you. Make it a family fun night and everyone create their own style!

Chicken Enchilada – Allergy Free – Healthy –

I love, love, love Mexican style foods! Enchilada’s are one of my all time favs!
Here is a quick easy recipe to help with that Mexican craving we all get!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
Flour Tortilla
1 Jar Salasa
7-8 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
1/2 Cup Hot Sauce
5-10 Jalapenos
2 Sweet Bell Peppers (washed and diced)
1 packets Taco Seasoning
2 tsp Garlic Salt
2 cans Enchilada Sauce
Black Olives (optional)
Black Beans (optional)
Dairy Free Cheese (optional)
Any additional toppings of your choice

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How To:
Combine salsa, jalapeños, hot sauce to crock pot on high.
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Lay frozen chicken breast on top.
Add garlic and taco seasoning to top of chicken.
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Cook in crockpot on high for about 6-8 hours.
After chicken is cooked through and fork tender.
Remove chicken from crock pot and shred with two forks
Return to crock pot for about 30 mins – 1 hour.
Preheat over for 375 degree
Take a glass casserole style dish and empty one can of enchilada sauce into dish.
Take a tortilla shell and fill with shredded chicken from crockpot.
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Continue until all shredded chicken is used.
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Add the second can of enchilada sauce over top of all stuffed tortillas.
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Add olives, cheese, black beans, etc to the top.
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Bake for approx. 45 minutes or until heated through and cheese is a bit crispy.
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Serve with your choice of toppings or as is!
Enjoy!

Sauteed Potatoes and Ham Pita

This is perfect to fill the need for some meat and potatoes but still staying a wee bit healthy and low calorie.

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
2 med/lg potatoes peeled and diced
Diced Cooked Ham
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2 TBL Olive Oil
2 tsp chives
2 tsp minced garlic
Pepper to taste
If you like it spicy add a dash or two of cayenne pepper

How To:
Add oil and all spices to sauce pan.
Simmer on low until garlic is fragrant.
Add in diced potatoes on med heat.
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Sautee / cook potatoes until about 1/2 through their tenderness.
Add cubed cooked ham.
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Continue cooking until ham gets a little golden brown in spots and potatoes are tender to fork.
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Stir often while cooking.
Divide amongst 4 pita halves and serve!
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You can add in dairy free cheese if you would like before stuff the pita with potatoes and ham.
So filling and so yummy! Great for left overs and reheat for quick lunches.

Spicy Roasted Veggies

Sometimes it is hard to find a side dish that is low in calorie and filling. This side dish was by far both of those. This could easily be a meal all on its own!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
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Your choice of fresh veggies.
I used white mushrooms, asparagus, sweet baby peppers (yellow, orange, red), sweet green pepper, zucchini.
Wash and chunk cut all veggies.
1-2 TBL Olive Oil
Pinch of Salt and Pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp red pepper flakes
To taste cayenne pepper

How To:
Preheat oven 400 degrees
Toss all veggies in olive oil.
Spread out evenly on a cookie sheet.
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Add all spices and toss with hands until all are coated in spices.
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Bake for 20-25 minutes or until veggies are tender. If you like them a bit more crispy turn oven to 425 degrees and bake for an additional 10-20 minutes or until the reach how you would like them cooked.
Serve and enjoy!
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Buffalo Baked Cauliflower

As you may already know spicy, Cajun, buffalo flavor is one of my favorites! It give food a whole new taste and helps me in continuing to eat healthy because every bit is SO good!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
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1 TBL Olive Oil
Black Pepper to taste
2 tsp Garlic Salt
1/4 Cup of your favorite Hot Suace
15-20 pieces of Cauliflower (cut and cleaned)

How to:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Add Cauliflower and oil to a large baggie and shake coating all cauliflower.
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Add Garlic and Pepper to baggie and shake coating all cauliflower.
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Add hot sauce to baggie and shake coating all cauliflower.
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Spread prepared cauliflower out onto a cookie sheet.
Bake for 20-25 minutes. We like our a little crispy so for the last 5-10 minutes after cauliflower is soft we turn the temp up to 400 degrees and let it brown and crisp.
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Serve as the main meal in substitution of buffalo chicken wings or as a side dish.

Cajun Chicken Salad

I can not get enough spicy foods lately. This Cajun Chicken Salad hit the spot perfectly!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
Baby Spinach Leaves
Cherry Tomoatoes (whole)
Mini Sweet Peppers (cored and chunked)
Cucumbers (peeled and diced)
Green Onions (cleaned)
Shredded Cheese
2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
1/2 Cup Hot Sauce (your choice)
2 TBL Cajun Seasoning

How To:
Combine Hot Sauce, Cajun Seasoning, and Frozen Chicken Breast into a large zip lock baggies.
Allow chicken to thaw in baggie. Marinate for at least 2 hours best if left in fridge over night.
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Time to cook!
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Bake chicken until fork tender and cooked through.
Time to prepare your salad.
Add spinach leaves and cherry tomatoes to bowl.
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Add sweet peppers.
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Add diced cucumbers.
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Add green onions.
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Add shredded cheese.
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Now add dressing of your choice. I used 2 TBL of Buffalo Ranch Dip (see dips section for recipe)
Once chicken has finished cooking either slice or dice (your choice) and add to salad.
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Easy Skinny Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad is one of my hubs favorite foods. So I needed to be able to make this for him in a healthy way. I got the thumbs up from him on this Easy Skinny Chicken Salad! Of course it is already packed for his lunch tomorrow.

This is NOT an allergy free meal.

I have not taken a calorie count on this meal.
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What you need:
1 TBL Chives
1 TBL Digon Mustard
1/4 tsp Garlic Salt with Parsley
1/4 tsp Onion Powder
1/4 Sugar
1 tsp Lemon Juice
Salt and Pepper to taste
1/2 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt
2 Large Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts or 1 very large breast
1 TBL Olive Oil
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How to:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Add olive oil to glass baking dish
Cook Chicken breast until fork tender and cooked through
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Allow chicken to cool and shred with two forks.
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Combine all other ingredients into a bowl.
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Mix all ingredients well.
Add shredded chicken.
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Combine chicken into other ingredients until well mixed.
Refrigerate until ready to eat.
You can add any toppings of your choice: lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, cheese, etc.
You may also mix in celery, apples, raisins, soynuts etc.
Serve on bread, toast, buns, cucumbers, crackers, possibilities are endless!
Enjoy ❤
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Brown Sugar Candied Carrots – Crock Pot

I love candied carrots! This was simply and so yummy!

It is free of dairy, egg, peanut, and tree nut. Be sure the food items you use are free of these allergens to ensure your recipe is safe for your loved one by reading all labels and calling the manufacture if needed for how it is produced.

Calorie count: I have not taken a calorie count on this yet.

What you need:
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1 bag Baby Carrots
2 TBL Spoons Butter (allergy free)
1/2 Cup Light Brown Sugar
Pinch of Salt

How To:
Add all ingredients to the crockpot.
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Mix well and chop up butter.
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Turn on low and cook for 4-5 hours or until carrots are tender.