Wednesday, July 13, 2011

recipes : lunch & dinner

I'm back with a few more recipes from  Seriously, check out the site if you haven't yet.  Oodles of yummy recipes.  I haven't tried anything yet that I don't like! { Given I've only tried four of them... }

Yesterday, I made the Skinny Chicken Waldorf Salad for lunch, and then we had the Spinach Lasagna Rolls for dinner.  I made the Lasagna Rolls the day before - I put a few in the fridge and a few in the freezer.  Both recipes were delicious; both will be made again.

Ingredients (makes 3 servings)

7 oz (1 breast) boiled chicken breast
1 medium apple, peeled and cut into small cubes
1 cup seedless grapes, cut in half
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1/4 cup mayo
2 Tbsp fat free Greek yogurt
2 Tbsp pecans or walnuts
mixed baby greens, like spinach or arugula


Combine mayo, yogurt, s&p.  Mix well.  Add chicken, grapes, apples, celery, and let chill in fridge until ready to eat.  Mix in pecans just before serving.  Serve over baby greens.  Enjoy!

I made a side of roasted broccoli to go along with the salad.  My all-time favorite way to eat broccoli.
Thank you, Tiffany!  ;)

Ingredients (makes 9 servings)

9 lasagna noodles, cooked
10 oz frozen chopped spinach, thawed and completely drained
15 oz fat free ricotta cheese
1/2 c grated Parmesan cheese
1 egg
32 oz tomato sauce
9 Tbsp part skim mozzarella cheese, shredded


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Combine spinach, ricotta, Parmesan, egg, s&p in a medium bowl.  Ladle about 1 cup sauce on the bottom of a 9x12 baking dish.  Place a piece of wax paper on the counter and lay out lasagna noodles.  Make sure noodles are dry.  Spread about 1/3 cup of ricotta mixture even over each noodle.  Roll carefully and place seam side down in baking dish.  Repeat with remaining noodles.  Ladle sauce over the noodles in the baking dish and top each one with 1 Tbsp mozzarella cheese. Put foil over dish and bake for 40 minutes, or until cheese melts.  Enjoy!

And just so I'm not all about food, two days in a row, here's a look at the curtains I sewed last week for my kitchen window.  They're cute, but will look way cuter once the kitchen cabinets are painted { a project lined up for sometime this fall }.

{ pretend like the dishes in the sink aren't there, k? }

ps - have you seen this?  It totally works!


  1. both these recipes looks so delicious. I'm gonna give that waldorf salad a try :o) and I love your new curtains!

  2. I LOVE me a good waldorf salad! Next time we go to the store, I'm so getting the ingredients. Curtains look wonderful, of course! And the hair thing, I've tried, but my hair was too wet, so I have to try it again with just lightly damp hair...maybe tonight!!! :)