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Fiesta Taco Salad

Fiesta Taco Salad

Flavor-packed Dish for Labor Day

My Fiesta Taco Salad is loaded with a variety of flavorful ingredients and textures that make this dish stand-alone. The best part is that you can serve it as a side dish or simply add your favorite protein, such as grilled chicken or steak, and it becomes a meal in and of itself.

Meatball Parm Stuffed Zucchini

Meatball Parm Stuffed Zucchini

Low carb and only 200 calories!

Zucchini is such a versatile vegetable. With its mild flavor and subtle texture, it can be used in a variety of dishes. With that being said, I used it in today’s recipe for the base of my Meatball Parm Stuffed Zucchini, as it allows for the full flavor of the meat to come through and provides a low-carb alternative to the standard bread roll or pasta that typically accompanies this dish.

Thai Red Curry Chicken

Thai Red Curry Chicken

Boost metabolism & flavor with red peppers

All foods are "thermogenic,” because the body must use energy to digest them, however, not all foods elicit the same thermic effect; lean protein from solid food sources has the most thermic effect, while fat has the least. This THAI RED CURRY CHICKEN recipe features the following foods and spices that have been deemed to be elevate thermogenesis.

Stuffed Grilled Chicken Florentine

Stuffed Grilled Chicken Florentine

Only 5 grams of fat

By swapping just a few ingredients in a standard chicken Florentine dish, you can significantly reduce calories without sacrificing any of the flavor. My version has only 5 grams of fat per serving! To further the light fare, serve with steamed veggies or rice instead of a heavy pasta. Enjoy!