Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Tilapia

Broccoli and cheese Stuffed tilapia

Broccoli and cheese Stuffed tilapia
Ingredients:
•4-ouncefresh or frozen skinless sole, flounder, or other fish fillets, about 1/4 inch thick
•1 cupfrozen cut broccoli, thawed
•1 beaten egg
•1 8-ounce containersoft-style cream cheese with chives and onion
•1/4 cupgrated Parmesan cheese
•3/4 cupherb-seasoned stuffing mix
•2 tablespoonsmilk
•2 tablespoonsdry white wine

Instructions:

1. Thaw fish, if frozen. Rinse fish and pat dry with paper towels. For stuffing, drain broccoli, pressing out excess liquid. Combine egg, half of the cream cheese, and the Parmesan cheese. Stir in broccoli and stuffing mix. Spoon one-fourth of the stuffing onto an end of each fillet. Roll up, securing rolls with wooden toothpicks. Place fish in a greased 2-quart square baking dish. Bake, covered, in a 350 degree F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork and stuffing is hot.

2. Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small saucepan cook remaining cream cheese, milk, and wine until heated through, stirring often. Serve sauce over fish. Makes 4 servings.

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Lime Chicken

Zesty Chicken!

Zesty Chicken!


You’ll Need:
* 3 tablespoons soy sauce
* 2 Tbs. honey
* 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
* Juice of 1 Lime
* 1 teaspoon minced garlic
* 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

In a small bowl combine soy sauce, honey, vegetable oil, lime juice, and garlic.

If you want to have grilled breasts, Place chicken breast halves into the mixture, and turn to coat. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 30 minutes. If you prefer kebabs, as are pictured, cut the chicken into large chunks, skewer onto bamboo sticks that have been soaked in water for 5 minutes, and marinate for at least 30 minutes.

For a slightly zestier version, add a teaspoon of Freshly Chopped cilantro to the marinade.

Grill on medium high heat for 6 to 8 minutes on each side, until juices run clear. Serve with fresh salad, steamed veggies, baked potato or any of your favorite sides. For variation, try marinating shrimp, (which will take 2-4 minutes to grill in all!)

Fruit Ice Cubes

Fruit Ice Cubes

Fun ice cubes for your drink of choice!

Fun ice cubes for your drink of choice!


This is great fun, healthy (pure fruit!), super easy and will add a touch of pure, refreshing class to your drinks! This is a guaranteed pleaser for kids and adults alike. Why didn’t I think of this years ago?

You will need:
• Blender (although you could mash the fruit quite successfully in a bowl if you want to do it ‘low-tech’ style!)
• Ice cube trays
• Your favorite fruit

Put the desired fruit in the blender and either puree or blend for a shorter time in order to leave some chunks (notice how great this looks with berries, kiwi and other fruit). Pour the blended fruit into your ice cube trays, freeze and you’re done!

Add cubes to lemonade, water or frozen drink of choice!

Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

Easy Stuffed Peppers

Easy Stuffed Peppers


Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ingredients:

1 lb lean chopped turkey meat

1 garlic, minced

1/4 onion, minced

1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp cumin powder

salt to taste

3 large sweet red bell peppers, washed

1 cup fat free chicken broth

1/4 cup tomato sauce

1 1/2 cups cooked rice

Olive oil spray

1/4 cup reduced fat shredded cheese

Directions:

Heat oven to 400°. Spray a little olive oil spray in a medium size saute pan and heat on a medium flame. Add onion, garlic and cilantro to the pan. Saute about 2 minutes and add ground turkey. Season with salt and garlic powder, and cumin and brown meat for several minutes until meat is completely cooked through. Add 1/4 cup of tomato sauce and 1/2 cup of chicken broth, mix well and simmer on low for about 5 minutes. Combine cooked rice and meat together.

Cut the bell peppers in half lengthwise, and remove all seeds. Place in a baking dish.Spoon the meat mixture into each pepper half and fill it with as much as you can.Place all stuffed pepper halves on the baking dish and pour the remainder of the chicken broth on the bottom of the pan. Cover tight with aluminum foil and bake for about 35 minutes. Top with shredded cheddar cheese and enjoy.

Servings: 6 servings (1/2 pepper) • Time: 55 minutes • Old Points: 4 • Points+: 5

Calories: 184.7 • Fat: 2.3 g • Protein: 20.8 g • Carb: 20.2 g • Fiber: 1.6 g

Strawberry Mint Spa Water

Refreshing hydration!

Refreshing hydration!

Strawberry Mint Spa Water

Ingredients:
2 lemons
1/2 cup strawberries
1/4 cup blueberries
10-12 fresh mint leaves
3 quarts water

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Chill Time: 8 hours
Yields: 6-8 glasses

Method:

1. Slice strawberries and lemons. Place lemons, strawberries, and blueberries in the bottom of the pitcher. Toss in mint leaves. Add water

2. Chill overnight or for at least 8 hours.

Chicken Apple Wraps

CHICKEN APPLE WRAPS
Ingredients
1/2 cup chopped cooked chicken breast
3 tablespoons chopped Fuji apple
2 tablespoons chopped black or red grapes
2 tablespoons Crunchy Peanut Butter
1 tablespoon lite mayonnaise (or greek yogurt)
2 teaspoons honey
Iceberg lettuce

Preparation
Chop chicken meat and fruit, mix in bowl. Mix in peanut butter, mayonnaise and honey.

Spoon into open lettuce leaf, roll and serve.

To take the calorie count down:
Use only 1 tablespoon of reduced fat crunchy peanut butter and 1 teaspoon of honey (cut both of these ingredients in half as opposed to the original recipe) and it’s 323 calories a wrap and they make a nice size one. Try Tyson’s Chicken Trimmed and Ready Thin Sliced Boneless Skinless Breast, they are only 95 calories for the 4 oz. sizechickenapplewrap

Crock Pot Terriyaki Chicken

Easy as I-2-3!

Easy as I-2-3!

Crock Pot Chicken Terriyaki:
Ingredients:
1lb chicken (sliced, cubed or however)
1c chicken broth
1/2c terriyaki or soy sauce
1/3c brown sugar
3 minced garlic cloves

Place in crock pot and slow cook 4 hours.
Serve over fresh veggies or brown rice.

Prenatal Massage Benefits

Benefits of Massage

Benefits of Massage


Pregnancy is a time of overwhelming emotions and can put stress on your body. Today many are turning to massage as part of their prenatal care due to the many benefits. Woman can begin massage at any time during pregnancy, however, some facilities may deny massage during the first 12 weeks due to the possibility of miscarriage.

Prenatal Massage Benefits:

* Reduce anxiety
* Decrease symptoms of depression
* Relieve muscle aches/joint pain
* Mood regulation
* Improve cardiovascular health
* Improve outcomes in delivery and newborn health
* Reduction of swelling
* Improve nerve pain in lower back
* Improve sleep
* Reduce headaches

Discuss massage with your health care provider to discuss the risk of prenatal massage. Call Body-N-Balance to schedule your prenatal massage today!

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