Category Archive: Main Dish

Polenta Tamale Pie

Polenta Tamale Pie

This dish has plenty of good things to enjoy. Gooey cheese melted over the top of  a well seasoned ground beef and black bean enchilada filling which is layered over a bed of polenta cubes. Leftovers if you have any, reheat beautifully. This is going to become one of your favorite go to recipes when you need something …

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Santa Fe Chicken – Slow Cooker

Santa Fe Chicken Slow Cooker

Chicken breasts, salsa, black beans and corn all simmer together in the slow cooker. As if that isn’t already a fabulous recipe, it gets even better. Prior to serving, some light cream cheese is stirred into the mix. Yum right? It gets all melty and creates a wonderful rich and creamy sauce. All of the recipes …

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Classic Crab Cakes

Classic Crab Cakes

 The recipe was perfect. In fact just typing up this post is making me want these all over again. So flavorful, satisfying and low calorie! Classic Crab Cakes 2 slices whole wheat bread, cut into little pieces, trim off crust and discard 1 tablespoon non fat milk 1 tablespoon reduced fat mayo made with olive …

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Cider Braised Pork and Fall Vegetables

Cider Braised Pork and Fall Vegetables

Apple cider makes this stew rather sweet so be sure and choose a tart apple to add the last 20 minutes of cooking time. The pork loin was tender and moist. Although tasty, the end result was really sweet – we like less sweet main dishes so if I made this again I would cut …

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Turkey Tamale Potpie with Avocado Cream

Turkey Tamale Potpie

Nothing warms you up like spicy Mexican flavors baked into a piping hot potpie! This is another winning recipe that utilizes lean ground turkey. Of course if you are not a fan of ground turkey feel free to use lean ground beef. Recipes are just an idea of how to combine ingredients and there is …

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