Tag Archive: Mushrooms

Mar 16

Portabella Pizza Bites

Welcome Pinterest people! Check out my P.P.P.S. below just for you!! =) If you haven’t noticed by now, I’m a big fan of pizza. For some reason it just seems so special and indulgent to me, perhaps because it has gotten such a bad rap as a junk food. Well, the good news is that …

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Feb 20

Cream of Mushroom Soup

As I’ve mentioned before, my hubby is a fan of all things mushroom. Thus, when I was thinking of coming up with a meat-free soup for the cold weather, I decided that Cream of Mushroom should be first on the list! It came out well – hubby cleared his bowl. =) So here’s a random …

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Nov 08

Portabella Pesto Mini Pizzas

Portabella Pesto Mini Pizzas

Baby pizzas with a grown-up taste! They are yummy. Try them. Ingredients: 4 Tb. prepared pesto (try my Spinach Pesto) 3/4 cup raw sliced portabella mushrooms 2 whole wheat English muffins 3 oz. low-fat Mozzarella cheese 1 egg white Turn oven broiler to High. Grate Mozzarella, and combine in a bowl with one egg white. …

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Oct 26

Creamy Tofu Pesto with Artichokes and Mushrooms

OK, guys. I’ve made a super exciting discovery! (Well, exciting as food discoveries go. I have to take my thrills where I can get them!) Remember how in the Creamy Pesto and Kielbasa recipe I was a little concerned about adding yogurt to my Spinach Pesto in order to add creaminess, because it adds that …

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Jun 18

Creamy Pesto with Kielbasa

Imagine my exceeding great joy today when I discovered that kielbasa, one of my favorite meat ingredients of all time, comes in a lean turkey variety, 95% fat free! Woot! I’m really starting to love how turkey has been turned into a parody of all of my favorite pork products… I’ve checked the stats, and …

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Jun 09

Muffin Cup Frittatas

Sorry about the lame camera-phone photo – my battery charger for my nice camera has disappeared. You get the idea anyway! lol. Try out these tasty egg muffins – they are a great use for whatever vegis or meats you happen to have on hand, and they make for an easy, portable P90x breakfast! Ingredients: …

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May 28

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Shish Kabobs

Happy Friday before a holiday! In honor of the three-day weekend, I’m posting my husband’s favorite meal. This was actually his favorite meal that I make, even before I added it to my P90x recipes. It’s the one he always requests when company is coming over. It didn’t take much to “X” it up a …

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May 24

Mediterranean Mushrooms and Garlic Chicken

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Shhh, here’s my favorite P90x cooking secret: mushrooms are an excellent substitute for pasta! I just take my favorite pasta recipes, and if my hubby has already had his carb for the day, I put mushrooms in where the pasta would normally be. This healthy Mediterranean recipe is a perfect example. Normally it would be …

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May 17

Spinach Pesto

One of the hardest parts of the first phase of P90x (or any low-carb diet, for that matter) is that you end up missing complex flavors. Sauces tend to be the first thing to go. This pesto is the antidote to that!! Ingredients for Pesto Sauce: 1 cup spinach 1 cup fresh basil 1 clove …

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May 16

Big Salad

Remember when Elaine on Seinfeld said all she wanted was a BIG SALAD? If you’re not a vegetable lover, a lunch salad is a great time to pack in the vegi servings, when you can douse them in a few tablespoons of dressing! I use the 2 cups of lettuce as a base, then a …

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May 14

Ham and Mushroom Omelet

You’ll find mushrooms in a lot of my recipes because my hubby loves them! So here’s this morning’s breakfast. Ingredients: 3 egg whites 3 oz. turkey ham (I get the prepackaged chunk ham in the meat section, not slices.) 4 mushrooms 1 oz. lowfat cheese (I get the already shredded Mexican blend made with 2% …

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May 13

Portabella Tasties

Portabella Tasties

I have never cooked with portabella mushrooms before, but my husband loves mushrooms in all forms, so I came up with this easy concoction! Ingredients: 2 portabella mushroom caps 4 1/2 oz. cooked turkey breast (I use Foster Farms pre-packaged turkey) 2 (loosely packed) cups raw spinach 2 slices turkey bacon low-sodium chicken broth (as …

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