Healthy Recipes: Main Course

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Whole Wheat Crepes

If you can make pancakes, you can definitely make crepes! I know that they might seem fancy, but they are incredibly versatile and can be served with both savory and sweet fillings and store extremely well.

BLT Pasta

I created this recipe for my friend, the Fresh Grocer, Tony Tantillo. It’s an Italian spin on classic American flavors of bacon, lettuce, and tomatoes. I also added fresh fennel for extra flavor and texture.

Grilled Cheese with Turkey and Arugula

Everyone loves grilled cheese. This high protein version has less fat and a serving of veggies. Serve with a wedge of apple and you’ve got the four food groups.

Herbed Leg of Lamb

My Granny used to cook a large leg of lamb every year for our large Easter gathering, along with small roasted red potatoes. She would set the table with a basket centerpiece that displayed her antique collection of hand carved, wooden Ukrainian eggs brought back from her travels around the world.

Hearty Vegetable Ham Soup

Winter is the perfect time for soup and this one can even help you to keep your New Year’s resolution. High in protein and low in fat, this chunky soup will help you to feel full without packing on the pounds.

Corn Chowder

Corn makes a sweet and satisfying soup. The potatoes help to thicken the broth without adding any fat. Top it off with low-fat cream cheese to give this soup it’s sinful texture that is so rich and thick, they won’t believe it’s not made with heavy cream. Use the flour for a thick heavy soup or skip it if you want a lighter texture.

Quinoa Crusted Chicken Fingers

Chicken fingers are always a hit for kids but grown-ups will love this version with the added nutrition that quinoa provides. I tested these out on my ‘big kid’ (my husband) as well as my friend Chad’s seven year old son, Luke.

Tomato Salad with Goat Cheese and Roasted Pepper

Need your vitamin C? Look no further, between fresh tomatoes and red bell pepper you’re getting a huge helping of vitamin C with a this sweet and savory salad. Fresh goat cheese adds a note of creaminess without too much fat.