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Hungry Girl Today: 7.24.14
We've got two great new recipes for mealtime! They're low-carb, lightened-up versions of items everybody loves -- pizza! tacos! -- and they're all-natural. So much yum...
Entire recipe: 253 calories, 7.5g fat, 568mg sodium, 9g carbs, 1g fiber, 5g sugars, 37g protein -- PointsPlus® value 6*
Here's the dreamy, decadent sister of the original Pizza-fied Chicken... Don't worry, we won't ask you to pick a favorite!
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
3 tbsp. low-fat/light ricotta cheese
3 tbsp. shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 cup chopped onion
One 4-oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast cutlet, pounded to 1/2-inch thickness
1/8 tsp. each salt and black pepper
3 fresh basil leaves
2 thin slices plum tomato
In a medium bowl, combine ricotta cheese, 1 tbsp. mozzarella cheese, and 1/8 tsp. garlic powder. Mix until uniform.
Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Cook and stir onion until lightly browned, 2 - 3 minutes. Stir onion into ricotta cheese mixture.
If needed, clean skillet. Re-spray and return to medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt, pepper, and remaining 1/8 tsp. garlic powder. Cook chicken for about 3 minutes per side, until cooked through.
Reduce heat to medium. Evenly top chicken with ricotta mixture, and sprinkle with remaining 2 tbsp. mozzarella cheese. Top with basil and tomato. Cover and cook for 1 minute, or until cheese has melted. Dig in!
MAKES 1 SERVING
Shrimp & Avocado Lettuce Tacos
Entire recipe: 257 calories, 10g fat, 276mg sodium, 15.5g carbs, 5g fiber, 7.5g sugars, 28.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 6*
Skip the tortillas... These fresh and fabulous tacos are exactly what you're craving!
Prep: 10 minutes
4 oz. ready-to-eat shrimp
2 oz. (about 1/4 cup) chopped avocado
1/4 cup chopped mango
2 tbsp. chopped red onion
2 tbsp. chopped cilantro
1 tbsp. lime juice
3 medium butter lettuce leaves (or other round lettuce leaves)
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients except lettuce leaves. Mix well.
Evenly distribute mixture among lettuce leaves. Eat up!
MAKES 1 SERVING
Hungry for More?
Each of these natural meals has only FIVE ingredients -- our Veggie-Quinoa Teriyaki Stir-Fry and Sesame-Ginger Pork 'n Veggies await you!
Need more natural goodness? How do Honeybunch Mango Chicken and Roasted Veggie Spreaddip sound to you?
And if you crave naturally delicious foods with only THREE ingredients, our Avocado Tomato Crisps, Shrimp 'n Slaw Marinara, and Pizza-Stuffed Mushrooms are just a click away.
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Today, July 24th, is National Tequila Day. A few years back, we made some great recipes using tequila, and they're still delicious -- Te Quiero Tequila Shrimp and Strawberry Margarita Mousse!
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