Tag Archive: Spinach

Sep 16

Danielle’s Spinach Pie

Spinach Pie

First of all, thank you for all of your vegetable-related emails. Many of you who either 1) love vegetables or 2) hate them like I do, have taken pity on me and sent me recipes or suggestions for making veggies more palatable. I’m planning to try many of your suggestions, however once again, Danielle sent …

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Jul 09

Crustless Ham and Spinach Quiche

Yay for cottage cheese! Once again, cottage cheese has swooped in to save one of our favorite, typically-cheese-laden dishes – the quiche. And it is now low-carb and P90x-friendly to boot! This came out really flavorful and tasty – my hubby thought it had the perfect amount of seasonings, and he usually adds salt to …

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Jun 28

Mandarin Salad with Candied Almonds

I am so excited about this one, guys, because not only is it a delicious salad, it is a recipe for P90x CANDY! Woot! Can’t argue with that. This is my mom’s famous salad that she takes to potlucks, except I used honey to candy the almonds instead of plain sugar. Ingredients for Candied Almonds: …

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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 20

Pesto Feta Scramble

Pesto Feta Scramble

Welcome to our first use of the leftover pesto from the Spinach Pesto recipe! Pesto adds great interest to morning scrambled eggs. Ingredients: 1 Tb. Spinach Pesto 6 eggs 1 oz. feta cheese 1 (loosely packed) cup spinach, torn into small pieces Heat skillet over medium heat, spray with nonstick cooking spray. In a bowl, …

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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 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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