3 Bean Apricot Salad

Thursday, July 8, 2010


3 cups fresh green beans (steam and blanch so they stay crisp)
1 can Black or Red kidney beans
2 cups fresh edamame (steam and blanch so they stay crisp)
4TBSP Fruit Only Apricot preserve or orange marmalade
4 TBSP balsamic vinegar
2-3 TBSP EVOO (add more if too vinegary for your taste buds)
Salt and pepper to taste


Mix all ingredients in a large salad bowl and refrigerate at least one hour before serving.
Yields 4 servings


Strawberry and Mango Salad


1 Mango (red, Philippine, whichever you prefer)
6 medium strawberries
3 cups fresh Spinach
Your favorite Balsamic or Raspberry Vinaigrette 


Dice Mangos and Strawberries and place over Spinach in a large salad bowl.  Drizzle with Dressing.  Mix and serve immediately!  Perfect for a side dish or pot-luck.

DIG IN!!!!

Yields 4 Servings
Calories will vary depending on dressing choice.  Roughly 38 calories per serving without dressing.

Tyler's BBQ Chicken Pizza

Friday, July 2, 2010


1 Rustic Organic Sourdough Pizza Doug
1 8 ounce chicken breast (poach or grill and slice prior)
1 red bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped red onion
5 medium sized baby portabella mushrooms sliced
1 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
4 TBSP Smoking Joe Jones' Low Carb (no sugar added) BBQ sauce
2 TBSP fresh chopped cilantro


Place dough on pizza stone or cookie sheet, spread BBQ sauce on dough.  Layer/combine all ingredients on top of the dough.  Bake for 12 minutes at 425 degrees.  Serve while it is hot.

DIG IN!!!!
Yields 8 slices @ 195 calories per slice

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