Rosemary Sweet Mustard Mushroom

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Rosemary Sweet Mustard Mushroom

Lately, I have been very busy. That make me realize that there are many people who are like me that don’t have much time to make snacks or decent meals. Because of this, I have decided to create a few easy snacks and meals recipes that only uses a few ingredients. I hope this tasty recipe of rosemary, sweet mustard mushroom works for you! Quick Fab Fact: Rosemary is not only fragrant it’s believed to improve memory as well!
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Easy recipe: Serves 4
 8 oz large white button mushrooms, halves (or substitute for your favorite mushroom)
 1 tsp rosemary leaves (use more if you prefer)
 4 to 5 tbsp spicy sweet mustard (I use the Trader Joe’s brand)
 1 tbsp olive oil (add more if you prefer)
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Cooking instructions
 Preheat oven to 375°F
 Mix all the above ingredients (mushrooms, rosemary leaves, mustard and olive oil) in a bowl
 Scoop the mixture onto a cookie sheet in a single layer
Bake for about 20 minutes. Remove and serve as snack or side dish
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Calories: about 85 per serving
Enjoy the delicious taste of baked mushrooms coated in rosemary, sweet mustard and olive oil!

 

Teriyaki Turkey Meatball

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Teriyaki Turkey Meatball

Who doesn’t love meatballs! They’re so easy to make and can be enjoy as a snack or meal. This dish goes well with rice, salad, pasta or by itself. You can have fun adding your favorite ingredients too. Here is an easy recipe of teriyaki turkey meatball

Easy recipe: Serves 6
 1 lb lean ground turkey
 6 oz white button mushrooms, diced
 2 egg whites, whisk
 8 stalks of green onion, chopped or cut
 1/2 onion, diced
 3 tbsp teriyaki sauce
 1 tsp sesame oil (optional)
 1 tsp minced garlic (or garlic powder)
 Salt to taste
 1 cucumber, sliced

Cooking instructions
 Preheat oven to 375°F
 Mix the all the above ingredients (turkey, mushrooms, egg whites, green onion, onion, teriyaki sauce, sesame oil, garlic and salt) except cucumber in a bowl 
 Scoop a small mixture onto your palm and roll into a ball
 Place all meatballs onto a cooking sheet and bake them for 20 minutes (or until meatballs are cooked)
 Remove and let cool for 5 minutes. Serve each meatball with a slice of cucumber and secure with toothpick if needed
If you prefer your meatball a little more moist, heat 1/4 cup of teriyaki sauce and pour over meatballs before serving

Calories: about 145 per serving

Enjoy!

Garlic Shrimp Cucumber Wrap

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Garlic Shrimp Cucumber Wrap

Do you crave for a light and refreshing snack that is easy to prepare? I love the taste of cooked, spicy garlic shrimp mix with the taste of fresh vegetables. This recipe is idea as a snack or meal. What’s more, it’s less than 100 calories per serving! So go ahead and enjoy this guilt-free yet delicious garlic shrimp cucumber wrap.

Easy recipe: Serves 2
 6 lettuce wraps
 18 medium shrimp, shell removed and deveined (12 pieces if the shrimp are large)
 2 tsp minced garlic
 1/2 tsp chili flakes (skip this if you prefer non spicy)
 1/2 cucumbers, diced
 6 to 8 grape tomatos, diced
 1 to 2 tsp of balsamic vinaigrette
 Salt to taste
 Olive or coconut oil spray

Cooking instructions
 Spray cooking oil in a cooking pan and set to medium-high heat. Add garlic and chili flakes and stir fry for about 1 minute
 Add shrimp and salt. Continue cooking until shrimps are cooked. Shrimps turned pink when cooked
 Mix cucumber, tomatoes and balsamic vinaigrette in a bowl. Scoop the mixture onto each lettuce wrap
Add cooked shrimp on top of the mixture

Calories: about 95 per serving
Enjoy! 

Jalapeño Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

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Jalapeno Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers

I’m always striving to create simple recipes like this jalapeño, ground turkey and onion stuffed in bell peppers. They are easy to cook and utilizing less ingredients. If you are like me, I prefer to spend more time enjoying my meals with friends and family than in the kitchen. Hopefully, you already have most of the ingredients at home.
 
Easy recipe: Serves 2
 2 large bell peppers (green or red), cut half length wise, core and seeds removed
 8 oz ground turkey
 1 to 2 jalapeño, core and seeds removed, diced (optional)
 1 onion, sliced or diced
 1/2 envelope of taco seasoning 

 1 tsp garlic powder
 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese
 6 tbsp salsa (optional)
 Olive or coconut oil spray
 
Cooking directions
 Preheat oven to 375°F

 Place bell peppers on a baking tray and spray oil on both sides of peppers. Place baking tray in heated oven with peppers inside face down and bake for 15 minutes
 Mix together ground turkey, jalapeño, onion, garlic and taco seasoning in a bowl
 Remove bell peppers from oven. Scoop mixture onto the cavity of bell peppers
 Bake stuffed peppers for another 30 minutes, remove at 20 minutes to add mozzarella cheese on top. Bake for another 10 minutes or until cheese melt
Serve with salsa if desired

Calories: about 329 per serving
Enjoy the spicy, meaty taste of jalapeño ground turkey stuffed peppers!

Avocado Yogurt Pear Snack

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Avocado Yogurt Pear Snack

Avocado is a nutrient-dense food packed with vitamins (vitamin K, B, C and E) and minerals. The delicious creamy and rich texture makes a Fab ingredient to many recipes. Avocado is high in fat content but most of it is monounsaturated fat and is considered to be a “good fat” that help reduces levels of bad cholesterol in your blood and lowers your risk of stroke and heart disease. Here is an easy to prepare avocado yogurt pear snack.

Easy recipe: Serves 2
 2 small to medium size avocados, halves lengthwise, pitted
 1/2 pear, diced
 4 to 5 tbsp lite greek yogurt (featured here is Yoplait greek 100 calories vanilla flavor yogurt)
 1 tbsp freshly squeeze lime juice
 1 lime, quartered (optional)

Preparation directions
 Mix pear, yogurt and lime juice in a bowl
 Divide mixture into 4 portions and scoop them onto avocados
Serve each avocado with 1 wedge of lime for squeezing
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Calories: about 185 per serving
Enjoy the easy to prepare avocado yogurt pear snack!

 

Avocado Tomato Cream Cheese Roll

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Avocado Tomato Cream Cheese Roll
If you have busy schedule like me, I’m always thinking of an easy way to prepare snacks using less ingredients. 
Here is a 4 ingredient recipe using avocado, tomato, cream cheese and tortillas Feel free to substitute one or more ingredients.

Easy recipe: Serves 2
 2 whole grain soft tortillas (about 8 inches in diameter)
 3 oz soft cream cheese (featured here is the Neufchâtel Cheese by Challenge brand)
 1 avocado, thinly sliced
 3/4 cup of grape tomatoes, quartered (or 1 regular size tomatoes, diced)

Preparation instructions
 Warm tortillas in microwave for about 20 seconds and place them on flat surface, such as cutting board 
 Spread cream cheese onto each tortillas
 Add avocado and tomatoes on cream cheese spreading them like you would for a pizza
Roll each tortillas and slice them into finger food size

Calories: about 370 per serving
Enjoy this healthy yet delicious avocado tomato cream cheese roll!

 

Chicken Cheese Eggplant Pizza

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Chicken Cheese Eggplant Pizza

Want a low calorie, healthy and filling recipe without compromising on taste? This Fablicious chicken, cheese, mini sweet peppers on eggplant is a winner for me. I hope you love them too! With a preparation time of only 10 minutes and baking time of 20 minutes or less, you can whip up a good meal for you and your family!

Easy recipe: Serves 4
1 large eggplant, sliced into 8 pieces and dipped into salt water to prevent browning
1 cooked chicken breast, diced (see here for our baked chicken recipe
3 mini sweet peppers, core and seeds removed, sliced (or 1/2 bell pepper, any color)
4 tbsp tomato paste ( replaced with spaghetti sauce or salsa if you prefer) 
8 basil leaves, diced
1/2 cup mozzarella cheese (or grated parmesan cheese)
Olive or coconut oil spray
Salt to taste

Cooking instructions
 Preheat oven to 400°F
 Spray oil on a baking pan
 Place each slice of eggplants on baking pan single layer
 Spread tomato paste and add cheese. Cheese can also be added as top layer
 Add both sweet peppers and chicken. 
 Bake chicken cheese eggplant pizza for 15 to 20 minutes, or until cheese melt
Remove and let cool for at least 5 minutes and top with basil

Calories: about 155 per serving
Enjoy this recipe as a snack or a meal!

Jalapeño Ground Turkey Flatbread

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Jalapeño Ground Turkey Flatbread

There are days that I crave for Mexican food but some of it may not be the healthiest. Especially if you are in a Mexican restaurant, calories can quickly add up! Here is a healthier recipe of jalapeño, ground turkey, pico de gallo and cheese with flatbread.
This delicious easy recipe can be made into snack or meal.
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Easy recipe: Serves 2
 4 oz ground turkey
 2 whole grain flatbreads (or your favorite tortilla). Featured here is whole grain middle eastern flatbread from Trader Joe’s
 2 tbsp taco seasoning
 1 jalapeño chili, core and seeds removed, diced
 1/2 onion, diced
 2 to 3 tbsp pico de gallo (or salsa)
 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese (or your favorite cheese)
 Olive or coconut oil spray
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Cooking instructions
 Preheat oven to 375°F
 Spray cooking oil in a cooking pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and jalapeno. Stir fry for about 2 minutes
 Add ground turkey and taco mix to the mixture and stir fry till ground turkey is cooked
 Scoop mixture in between 2 layers of flatbread. Add pico de gallo and then cheese on top layer of flatbread
 Bake until cheese is melted, about between 10 to 15 minutes
Tip: If you don’t like your cheese melted, you can save a step by heating the flatbread in a microwave for 30 seconds and skip the baking 
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Calories: about 285 per serving
Enjoy! The jalapeño, ground turkey with pico de gallo and cheese with flatbread is delicious and satisfying.

 

Easy Tuna Cheese Celery Snack

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Easy Tuna Cheese Celery Snack

I was at the cream cheese section of grocery store yesterday. I saw Neufchâtel cheese by Challenge brand and was curious to find out how it tasted. The packaging indicated that the texture is smooth and silky, and has 1/3 less fat than cream cheese. I decided to use it for an easy to prepare recipe of tuna, cream cheese on celery sticks snack.
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I’m glad that I tried it as I do like the taste of the Neufchâtel cheese. Since Challenge brand make good butter, I’m glad that their cheese taste good too. For this recipe, you can also use your favorite cream cheese.
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Easy recipe: Serves 3
 6 celery ribs, cut into 3 pieces each
 1 can 5 oz can of chunk light tuna in water, drained
 2 oz cream cheese (featured here is the Neufchâtel cheese by Challenge brand)
 Tabasco sauce (skip this if you prefer non spicy)
 1 to 2 tbsp cilantro, roughly cut or chopped
 Salt to taste
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Preparation instructions
 Spread a layer of cream cheese onto celery stick
 Add tuna on top of cream cheese
 Sprinkle with salt and tabasco sauce
Top with cilantro
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Calories: about 90 per serving
Enjoy this delicious easy to prepare tuna, cream cheese on celery sticks!

 

Stuffed Bell Pepper with Egg Mushroom and Tomato

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 Stuffed Bell Pepper with Egg Mushroom and Tomato

Wake up in the morning to a delicious stuffed bell pepper with egg white, mushroom and tomato! Bell pepper is a great ingredient to use if you want to eat healthy. It’s low in calories, high in taste and filling too. Egg is a smart choice as it keep you fuller longer. Have fun by adding your favorite ingredients instead. I love mine with tomato, mushroom and top with salsa.

Easy recipe: Serves 2
 2 large bell peppers (any color), cut half length wise, core and seeds removed
 4 egg whites, whisked
 4 white button mushrooms, sliced
 6 grape tomatoes, quartered (or regular size tomatoes, diced)
 4 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
 8 tbsp salsa or pico de gallo
 2 tbsp cilantro, roughly chopped
 Salt to taste
 Olive or coconut oil spray

Cooking instructions
Preheat oven to 375°F
 Place bell peppers on a baking tray and spray oil on both sides of peppers. Bake for 15 minutes with peppers inside face down.
 Remove baking tray and turn peppers inside face up.
 Add 1 tbsp of salsa or pico de gallo and 1 tbsp parmesan cheese to each half of pepper.
 Then layered with 1 mushroom and 1 1/2 grape tomatoes
 Stir cilantro to whisked egg whites and then pour mixture onto each pepper. Add salt if desired
 Bake stuffed peppers for another 25 minutes or until eggs are cooked
 Remove and serve with salsa or pico de gallo

Calories: about 135 per serving
Enjoy the delicious yet filling stuffed bell pepper with egg white, mushroom and tomato recipe!