Ground Turkey & Summer Squash Casserole

This was a very tasty meal, super fast and easy! Right after we had dinner, Jason was asking me to make it again soon! :) This is a great way to get in vegetables without the family complaining too much!

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Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil/ canola oil
  • 2 cups of yellow summer squash
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 6 tablespoons of smart balance butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup of whole wheat bread crumbs

Directions:

  1. In a large skillet, cook turkey in oil over medium heat until no longer pink.Add the squash and onion. cook until vegetables are crispy.
  2. In a small bowl, combine eggs, milk, cornstarch, cheese, butter, salt and pepper. Stir into the turkey mixture. Transfer to a greased 8" square baking dish. Sprinkle with bread crumbs.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 375 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until heated through.

Oatmeal/ Banana/ Peanut Butter Protein Squares

Oatmeal/ Banana/ Peanut Butter Protein Squares

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Ingredients:

  • 1 & 1/2 cups of old fashioned oats
  • 1/4  cup of stevia/brown sugar blend
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup of almond milk
  • 1 Large mashed banana
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup of creamy natural Jiff peanut butter

 

Directions:

  1. Mix together the oats, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon
  2. Add in the vanilla extract, milk, and egg
  3. Mix the ingredients together
  4. Add in the mashed banana and peanut butter 
  5. Mix the ingredients together
  6. Pour the mixture into a lightly greased 8x8 baking pan. 
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 min
  8. Cool and cut into squares

Makes 12-14 squares

ENJOY!

10 grams of protein per square

6 grams of carbohydrates

4 grams of sugars

Cindy's Chocolate Chip & Walnut Cookies

Ingredients:

Ingredients

2 1/4 cups wheat flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon sea salt

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened (smart balance)

3/4 cup granulated stevia

3/4 cup packed stevia/brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 large eggs

2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) Dark Chocolate Morsels

1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions:

PREHEAT oven to 375° F.

COMBINE flour, baking soda and sea salt in small bowl. Beat butter, stevia, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels and nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.