Tag Archive: Mozzarella

Basil, Tomato and Mozzarella Salad


Recently my obsession with the tomato, basil, and mozzarella combo has raised its ugly (tasty?) head. Basil is so cheap during the summer that I bought a massive basil plant and have been eating off of it for weeks. I wanted to make my tomato, basil, and mozzarella sandwich, but it was bugging me how …

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Portabella Pizza Bites

Portabella Mushroom Pizza Bites – Pizza Without the Carbs! 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 …

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Jessica’s Stuffed Peppers

Can you have too many P90x-friendly stuffed pepper recipes? I think not!
Oh, and I know this is the second reader-submitted post in a row. If you’re wondering if I’m getting lazy and just relying on my readers to supply all of my recipes for me, the answer is ABSOLUTELY. 😉

Take it away, …

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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 …

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Italian Polenta

Today’s recipe is less of a recipe, and more of a serving suggestion! I recently learned that polenta (aka corn grits) can be served Italian-style in the place of pasta. So you basically cook the polenta, and then serve it with some tasty sauce on top. I served it with my Meat Spaghetti Sauce over …

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Danielle’s 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 …

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Danielle’s Kicked Up Stuffed Peppers

So Danielle totally read my mind. I have been thinking for some time that a stuffed bell pepper recipe was missing from this site, but I have been too lazy to get off my butt and come up with one! Boy am I glad for my laziness now, because Danielle did the work for me, …

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BBQ Chicken Quesadilla

Hiya folks. First of all I wanted to let you know that I won’t be posting for the next week or two – we’ve had a death in the extended family that I need to take some time off to deal with. =/ I’ll start posting again the week of August 18th.

I’ll leave you …

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Pollo Relleno

Here is another one of my favorite dishes from pre-P90x, with a few minor tweaks to make it work within the P90x portion approach! I formerly made this in a similar fashion to Chicken Cordon Bleu, with the ingredients inside chicken that had been pounded thin and rolled. Then …

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Grilled Parmesan Zucchini

You know me – vegis are not my favorite thing in the world. However I want to be healthy, so I do force them down, and of course now that I’m managing my hubby’s P90x nutrition, he has at least 4 servings a day. As a result, I am constantly on …

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Three Cheese Marinara Muffin Melt

So I spent most of yesterday trying to make homemade whole-wheat no-egg-yolk ravioli for you guys. I started around 9 a.m., and it was finally ready to eat at 2 p.m. It was beautiful, filled with yummy filling, and totally gross! lol. Sorry, I tried!

As I was slaving over it, …

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BBQ Rice Meatloaf

My hubby and I have never really liked meatloaf. That is, until I discovered this BBQ version – it turns out that it was the ketchup that was ruining it for us. Just wait until your family smells this P90x-friendly recipe cooking! I had to fend my husband and a swarm of …

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Chicken Caesar Wraps

This Chicken Caesar Wrap is so simple, and so good! I don’t know if you can tell in this lame camera-phone picture (my real camera’s new battery charger is on order!) but I was so excited about this one that I actually took a bite of it before I remembered I …

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Ground Beef Tacos

Tacos are a quick, easy lunch or dinner, and you can pack in a bunch of different types of P90x servings. The handy thing is that it’s a mix-and-match meal – add whatever toppings are necessary to fulfill the servings you need for the day!


3 corn tortillas (1 carb serving) …

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Chicken Cordon Bleu with Honey Mustard Sauce

Now doesn’t this sound fancy? lol. Don’t be scared, it’s way easier than it sounds! This is a nice addition to my list of P90x recipes because it uses only a few, fairly common ingredients, but seems just a bit gourmet! This recipe makes enough for one, but it’d be easy to …

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Basil, Tomato and Mozzarella Sandwich

You won’t find many tomatoes in my recipes, because my hubby hates them! lol. (Suffice it to say that for most of my P90x recipes, you could chop a tomato into them to add a full vegi serving and tons of color.) However, sometimes I can’t resist buying a few tomatoes and making …

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