Southwest Spinach Dip

16 oz frozen chopped spinach 8 oz reduced-fat cream cheese 1 1/4 cup reduced-fat Mexican cheese 10 oz can diced tomatoes with green chiles, undrained 1 packet taco seasoning* *Instead of a packet, I prefer to measure out spices as follows: 1 tbsp chili powder 1 1/2 tsp cumin 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp black…

Quinoa Italiano

1/2 cup white quinoa, rinsed well 2 cups crushed tomatoes (less than one 28-oz can) 1 small/medium zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 small eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/2 small onion, diced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup water or vegetable stock 1 TbspĀ Italian seasoning 1/2 tsp smoked paprika sprinkle of crushed red pepper…

Roasted BLT Cauliflower

Prep time: 20 min / Cook time: 40 min 1 head cauliflower, rinsed and cut into florets (approx 5-6 cups) 2 Roma tomatoes, diced, with seeds and pulpy inside scooped out and discarded 1/4 cup diced red onion 2 garlic cloves 1 tbsp olive oil 1 cup Greek yogurt 1/4 cup bacon bits 1/4 cup…

Greek Cucumber Salad

1 regular cucumber, sliced and quartered (or half of an English cucumber) 12 kalamata olives, halved 6 large greek olives stuffed with feta, sliced 12 mild banana pepper rings, diced 1-2 roasted red peppers, diced 1/4 red onion diced small (or less, depending on preference) 1/4 cup reduced fat feta cheese crumbles 12 small cheese…