Healthy Recipes: Main Course

In this section of the site, you can find all of the Skinny Chef main course recipes. Typically, there are several pages with recipes - so scroll down and use the paged navigation.... or search for the recipe by title:

 

Eggplant Manicotti

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Manicotti, which means “muff” in Italian, are idea for filling with cheesy ricotta. Slices of eggplant mimic this pasta-free way to enjoy the same flavors you’ll find in the original recipe. Adding kale to the filling boosts nutrition, lowers calories and fat.

Salmon Cakes

Salmon Cakes

Serve salmon cakes on top of a lightly dressed mesclun or baby spinach salad. Sprinkle fresh chopped chives and enjoy as an alfresco lunch or the start to an elegant meal. Fish lovers will be hooked on this tasty preparation. A great way to use up leftover white wine and extra fresh herbs, these cakes also freeze beautifully.

Superfood Slimming Salad

Peanut Pomegranate Salad

Whether I’m looking for an energy boost, or a tasty unique meal, Superfoods always come to mind because they do both best.

Turkey Chili

turkey chili

This turkey chili makes a tasty, high-protein meal, because it’s made with lean ground turkey. Get creative with the topping, a tablespoon of your favorite cheese, salsa, or sour cream. Beans add a good dose of fiber but if you want to ramp up the nutrition even more, add a handful of your favorite green, such as kale or spinach during the last minute of cooking.

Gluten-Free Lasagna

gluten free lasagna

This is no ordinary lasagna, it’s gluten-free and fortified with two of my favorite superfoods, mushrooms and kale. Gluten-free diets can be unhealthy when you don’t include veggies, but this one dish meal has it all.

Heavenly Huevos Rancheros

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In this video of my new HEALTHY CHEATS video series, I’ll show you my take on a classic Latin American dish — including some additions that increase the health factor while maintaining the flavors you’re looking for.

Perfect Lump-Free Mashed Potatoes

Become Your Own Top Chef

Smooth mashed potatoes are easy to make when you follow my latest How-To Video: Always mash the cook potatoes when they are still hot. Make sure the milk is warm, cooling down the potatoes can cause the starch to thicken and get lumpy.

Roasted Butterflied Turkey

thanksgiving day turkey

Millions of turkeys get cooked every year on Thanksgiving – the #1 question? How to keep your turkey juicy, and from drying out. You’ll find the answer in my complete Thanksgiving how-to video series…