This chicken tetrazzini is a comforting creamy low fat version of lusciousness! A cheesy pasta bake loaded with juicy chicken and plump mushrooms. When you bake this pasta casserole, some of the sauce bakes into the pasta, the flavors marry and something wonderful happens. You’ll know what I mean when you try it. Ridiculously good, easy to prepare, kid friendly, reheats well and freezer safe. P.S. you can further simplify this by using rotisserie chicken – You’re welcome ‘ma friends in advance!
This recipe is one of our favorites for a variety of reasons, but the biggest benefit is that it’s a one-pot dish that creates multiple killer meals. By combining 93 percent-lean ground turkey and a variety of vegetables—including Roma tomatoes and mushrooms—with garlic, cilantro, and scallions, you get a one-pot wonder that yields 4-5 servings! Looking to add even more zest? Try squeezing in the juice of a fresh lemon for an added kick!
Salmon has earned its research reputation as a health-supportive food based largely on its unusual omega-3 fatty acid content. In our World’s Healthiest Foods rating system for food, only two foods provide more omega-3s per standard serving than salmon. Those two foods are walnuts and flaxseeds. Combined with a stout beer which has a hearty molasses flavor that intensifies when the beer is reduced makes this a delish slimmer dinner. That sweetness is a perfect complement to rich salmon (use wild caught salmon vs. farm raised), especially when paired with the woodsy aroma of roasted mushrooms. We absolutely love this dish for our Metabolic Jump Start Program and 400 – 600 calorie entree.
I don’t have to re-explain the importance of a healthy diet and its benefits. At Cronus Health & Fitness that is the main hurdle we have, is teaching our in home personal training clients how to create a healthy nutritional plan and stay on it. It doesn’t have to be flu season for the body’s immune system to need immune-boosting nutrition to fight off the latest bug. The good news is, that the immune system is a finely tuned and complex defense system that can be strengthened by regular exercise and a strong nutrition plan.
The glory about quesadillas is that anything can go in them. No need to dip these wedges into salsa, because it’s already in the quesadilla! Not only does it add flavor it makes the filling juicy. Serve them as appetizers for parties and you’ll hit a home run with this 324 calorie lean lunch that fits well within our 400 – 600 calorie meal plan.