GC4W Food and Recipes

Rainbow Veggie Hummus

Rainbow Veggie Hummus Recipe Courtesy of Feasting at Home Rainbow Veggie Hummus is not only a great appetizer, it’s a great lunch! High in fiber and nutrients, this vegan lunch is easily packable. Ingredients BASIC HUMMUS INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/2 –3/4 cup tahini paste (See notes. Make sure it tastes fresh, not bitter or rancid.) 2–3 garlic cloves 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup water, more to desired…

Angel Food Cake

Angel Food Cake Recipe Courtesy of Food Network and Alton Brown Alton adds orange extract to his angel food cake for a citrusy variation on this classically low-fat dessert. Ingredients 1 3/4 cups sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup cake flour, sifted 12 egg whites (the closer to room temperature the better) 1/3 cup warm water 1 teaspoon orange extract,…

Easy Southwestern Veggie Wraps

Easy Southwestern Veggie Wraps Recipe Courtesy of Taste of Home I developed this recipe when corn was in the farmer’s market and big, red, juicy tomatoes were in my garden. To make this wrap light and healthy, I use fat-free sour cream, whole grain tortillas and brown rice. Although it’s vegetarian by nature, change it up with a large chicken…

Crispy Almond Flour Waffles

Crispy Almond Flour Waffles Recipe Courtesy of iFoodReal Almond Flour Waffles Recipe that will exceed your expectations. Delicious healthy waffles with super simple ingredients. See for yourself! Ingredients 3 large eggs 1 1/2 cups applesauce, unsweetened 1 1/4 cups any milk (I used unsweetened almond milk) 1/2 cup maple syrup or honey 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 2 cups oat flour…

S’mores Banana Bites

S’mores Banana Bites Recipe Courtesy of RIAN HANDLER of Delish This recipe is easily double, tripled, or quadrupled depending on how many you’re serving! INGREDIENTS 1 banana 1/4 c. marshmallow Fluff 1/4 c. graham crackers, crushed into crumbs 1/2 c. bittersweet chocolate chips, melted DIRECTIONS WATCH VIDEO Slice banana into 12, 1/2″ pieces. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper. Assemble bites: Place…

Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan Meatballs

Slow-Cooker Chicken Parmesan Meatballs Recipe Courtesy of EatingWell and Devon O’Brien Turn classic chicken parm into meatballs with this easy load-and-go appetizer recipe with a cheesy surprise inside. Making meatballs for a party? Switch your crock pot to warm for serving all party long. Ingredients Sauce 1 (28 ounce) can no-salt-added crushed tomatoes ½ medium onion, grated ¼ cup dry…

Pesto Vegetable Pizza

Pesto Vegetable Pizza Recipe Courtesy of Taste of Home and Kate Selner  My family loves pizza, but we rarely have it delivered since I created this fresh and flavorful version. Always a winner in my house, it is a fast and delicious meal that even my young son looks forward to. –Kate Selner of Lino Lakes, Minnesota. Ingredients 1 prebaked…

Matcha Green Smoothie

MATCHA GREEN SMOOTHIE Recipe Courtesy of Broma Bakery This healthy matcha green smoothie is the perfect protein packed way to start your morning. With a little extra caffeine for your morning!  INGREDIENTS 1 scoop Vital Protein’s Matcha Collagen Powder 1/2 large banana 3/4 cup frozen mango 1 cup frozen spinach 1/2 date, pitted 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup almond milk 1 tablespoon almond butter INSTRUCTIONS Place all ingredients…

One-Pan Balsamic Chicken and Asparagus

One-Pan Balsamic Chicken and Asparagus Recipe courtesy of Delish and RIAN HANDLER This one-pan meal is one of our most frequented weeknight dinners. What’s not to love? It’s healthy, easy, and it has the BEST SAUCE EVER. INGREDIENTS 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 tbsp. honey 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard 2 cloves garlic, minced pinch of crushed red pepper flakes 2…