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Cilantro Chicken Fajitas

The cilantro lime marinade is the star of this fajita dish and would work equally well over shrimp or a mild white fish. For a vegetarian option, substitute strips of tofu. Time: Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 15 minutes Serves 4 2 (8 ounce) chicken breasts 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice 2 tablespoons […]

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Mexican Beef and Quinoa Burritos

Mexican food cooked at home is quite different then recipes with Anglo and Northern Mexican influences, which are called “Tex-Mex”. The recipes are different mostly due to the fact that most homes in Mexico do not have ovens. Some of the recipes prepared in Mexican homes include soup, barbecues, tacos (small tortillas folded in half, with various fillings), tamales (filled […]

Ethnicity > Asian 0

Thai Beef Lettuce Wraps

Add a taste of Asia to your next lunch. A bold, nutty beef filling is nestled in delicate lettuce leaves for delicious flavour and texture contrasts. Serves 4 Cooking spray 1 lb/450 g extra-lean ground beef 1 tsp finely grated gingerroot (or 1/4 tsp) 1 clove garlic, minced (or 1/4 tsp) 1 1/2 cups diced English cucumber (with peel) 1/2 […]

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Grilled Chicken Fajitas

First, grill the chicken, peppers, and onions on the barbecue for a smoky flavour, then have everybody assemble their own fajita – now that’s a time-saver! Be sure to lay the chicken thighs flat on the grill to speed up the cooking time. Serves 4 2 tbsp olive (or canola) oil 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 […]

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Chipotle Turkey Joes

We’re not sure who the famous sloppy Joe was named after, but we’re sure he’d be proud to have his name attached to this sweet and spicy update to the classic sandwich. Chipotle peppers (pronounced chih-POHT-lay) add some smoky heat. Serves 4. 1 tsp canola oil 3/4 lb ground turkey 1 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped roasted red pepper […]

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Mandarin Turkey Wraps

Juicy mandarin oranges are truly outstanding in this wholesome wrap of turkey, apple, pecans and cranberries. Makes 4 wraps. 1/2 cup canned mandarin orange segments, drained 1/4 cup chopped unpeeled tart apple (such as Granny Smith) 2 tbsp chopped pecans, toasted 2 tbsp dried cranberries 2 tbsp non-fat plain yogurt 1 tbsp mayonnaise 4 whole wheat tortillas (9 inch, 22 […]

Ethnicity > Asian 0

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Cut the carbs by replacing tortillas with lettuce leaves in these sweet and spicy Asian-flavoured wraps. Use the large outside leaves from a head of green leaf lettuce, or overlap two smaller leaves. Makes 8 wraps. Serves 4. 2 tsp sesame (or canola) oil 1 lb boneless, skinless, chicken breast halves, cut into 1/4 inch (6 mm) strips 2 garlic […]

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Toasted Chicken Caesar Sandwiches

Transform your favorite meal salad into a sandwich! Makes for the perfect light lunch. Makes 4 sandwiches 2 cups chopped cooked chicken 1/4 cup light creamy Caesar dressing 2 tbsp finely chopped red onion 2 tbsp grated Romano cheese 2 tbsp real bacon bits 4 whole-wheat bread slices, toasted 4 romaine lettuce leaves, torn in half 4 whole-wheat bread slices, […]

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Mexican Beef Taquitos

Makes 4 to 6 servings I Time estimate: 25 minutes active time I 5 minutes inactive time I 83 cents on a shoestring I If bought it: $3.83 per serving (frozen) 1 pound lean ground beef 1 medium-sized onion, peeled and diced 2 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing 1 teaspoon […]

Ethnicity > American 0

Chicken Fajitas

The beauty of fajitas is that you can put anything you like on them, in whatever quality – as long as you don’t overload the tortillas. If you don’t have leftover chicken breasts, simply brown uncooked chicken in oil until cooked through, season as directed in the recipe, and cut into very thin slices so it won’t break the tortilla […]

Ethnicity > American 0

Cajun Daube Sandwich

Serves: 1 Approximate costs: $4.25 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise 1 teaspoon yellow mustard 2 slices thickly-sliced whole wheat bread 2 or 3 slices thinly-sliced lean roast beef 2 to 3 slices of sweet dill pickles 1 small tomato, sliced 2 or 3 leafy green lettuce leaves Directions: Stir the mayonnaise and mustard together. Spread over both slices of bread. […]

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Apple Honey Mustard Turkey Sandwich

Serves: 1 Costs: Approximately $4.50 per serving Ingredients: 2 slices whole grain or multi-grain bread 2 deli slices oven-roasted turkey 1 large apple, core removed, skin intact, sliced into thin, large round slices, ends discarded Lettuce leaves as desired Honey Mustard Spread: 2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon yellow mustard Directions: Stir the mayonnaise, mustard, and honey together. […]

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Tex-Mex Chilli Bean Burritos

Servings: 5-10”inch tacos Costs: 3.50 per serving, not including the costs of the spices; $17.50 for the entire meal 1 large green pepper (about 1-1/2 cups), medium-diced 3 to 4 tablespoons canola oil 1 small yellow onion, (about 3/4 cup), diced .450 kg/1 pound extra-lean ground chicken 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1/2 teaspoon salt Pinch of black pepper 1 […]

Ethnicity > Italian 0

Italian Pizza Pomodoro

The word ‘pomodoro’ is Italian for ‘tomato’. The pizza as we know it, originated in Naples, Italy in the 18th and 19th century. Before the 18th century it started out with a flatbread crust, topped with cheese, garlic and basil. As early as 1830 pizza was sold in Italian restaurants. Italian immigrants brought pizza to the U.S. in the late […]

Ethnicity > Greek 0

Greek Pizza with Pepperoni and Sauteed Vegetables

Greek pizza is served in Italian-style restaurants in Greece by Greek restaurant owners. These restaurants usually sell other Greek recipes such as Greek salad and gyros. The crust of a Greek pizza is chewy, with a mixture of mozzarella and cheddar, and lots of oregano. The toppings used don’t have to be Greek, and can be varied. Serves: 2 side […]

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Italian Spicy Cold Cut Subs

  This spicy Italian Sandwich was brought to restaurants in America by immigrants coming from Italy, during the 20th century. An Italian immigrant began selling this traditional Italian sandwich in 1910, in his New Jersey restaurant, called “Dominic Conti’s Grocery Store” . The term submarine was named for it’s shape and appearance of a submarine prior to the United States […]

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Chicken, Kraut, and Apple Panini

Servings: 4 (1 sandwich each) II Start to finish: 30 minutes 1 cup canned sauerkraut 8 very thin slices firm-texture whole wheat bread Nonstick cooking spray 12 ounces sliced cooked chicken breast 1 apple, cored and thinly sliced 4 thin slices Swiss cheese (2 to 3 ounces total) Place sauerkraut in a colander and rinse with cold water. Drain well, […]

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Barbecue Chicken Pizza

When picking your pizza crust, think thin. The thick crust variety is much higher in fat, calories and carbohydrates per serving than the thin kind. 6 servings II Preparation time: 10 minutes II Bake time: 10 minutes 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast 1/3 cup barbecue sauce 1 package (10 ounces) ready-to-serve thin Italian pizza crust (12 inches in diameter) […]

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Italian Sausage with Sloppy Peppers – Salsiccia Italiana con Peperoni Sporchi

This dish takes advantage of many varieties of peppers that you can find at some specialty grocery stores, ethnic grocery stores and farmer’s markets. If you aren’t able to find more of these varieties, you can substitute Anaheim, poblano, jalapeno or other peppers of your liking. This is a very sloppy, fun-to-eat dish! Servings 6 II Prep time: 15 minutes […]