Category Archives: Lighter Side

Grilled Summer Pork

My refreshing and delicious Grilled Summer Pork recipe that was made from all local ingredients! That makes me HAPPY!  Grilled Summer Pork Pork: 4 bone in pork chops 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper Topping: ¼ English cucumber –deseeded-sliced thin … Continue reading

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Acorn Squash Stuffed Healthy

    Acorn Squash Stuffed Healthy  2 large acorn squash- cut in half and seeds scooped out 3 cups cooked rice 2 cups broccoli spears-cooked 1-15.5 ounce can red beans-drained 1 clove garlic-minced 2 cups almond milk 1 teaspoon five … Continue reading

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Fall Vegetable Quiche

  Fall Vegetable Quiche 2 Tablespoon Butter or Olive Oil 1 Large Sweet potato-thinly slice- 1 Zucchini –spiraled or thinly sliced 2 Cups Fresh Baby Spinach-washed and dried 3 Vine Tomatoes –quartered 5 Eggs ½ Cup Half and Half 1 … Continue reading

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Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

  Stuffed Spaghetti Squash  1 Large Spaghetti Squash Drizzle Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to Taste 2 Gloves Garlic-Diced 1 Small Onion-Diced 1-28 Ounce Can San Marzano Peeled Tomatoes 1 Teaspoon Dried Basil ½ Teaspoon Dried Oregano Preheat oven to … Continue reading

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Kale and White Bean Stuffed Portabella Salad

Summer is creeping up and that means bathing suit time….!  Getting ready, staying healthily and feeling full and satisfied with this easy recipe! Drizzle Olive Oil 1 Onion- diced 2 Cloves Garlic-Diced 1/2 Red Pepper-diced 4 Ounces Fresh  Kale -washed … Continue reading

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Squash/Zucchini Rollatini

I am still on my healthy eating plan, with a busy scheduled, I have not been able to post.  I have not had my lasagna yet, but looking forward to it!  Meanwhile I made these rollatini, which I really enjoyed. Squash/Zucchini Rollatini http://bellasbanquet.com/?p=1392 … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken

  On my quest to eat healthy, I came up with a quick and easy chicken recipe, because we all know on busy days it’s hard to eat healthy. This recipe can be made quicker then your pizza can be delivered, and keeps you … Continue reading

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Greek Yogurt, Nut Mixture and Agave Nectar

It’s time I start eating healthy! I am on a new path of eating organic and healthy!  I still plan on enjoying a big plate of  lasagna when I feel like it, but in moderation.  All the use and abuse I … Continue reading

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Gemelli White Bean and Spinach Soup

Healthy, Easy and Delicious! Gemelli White Bean and Spinach Soup Large Drizzle Olive Oil 1 Large Onion 2 Carrots-Diced 2 Celery Stalks-Diced 3 Garlic Cloves-Diced Salt and Pepper to Taste 1 – 28 Ounce Can Crushed Tomatoes 1 Tablespoon Dried Parsley 1/2 Tablespoon  Dried … Continue reading

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Bella’s Gazpacho Soup

I have never tried, made or ordered Gazpacho soup…EVER!  The question is why o why didn’t I! The bigger question is why didn’t someone tell me it was so darn good! WHY!???  (Yes I am yelling)  What a great way to utilize your fresh veggies … Continue reading

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