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Recipe of the Week

Fattoush salad

Ingredients:  Salad:  2 pita breads, cut into medium squares  1 tomato, cut into square pieces  1 medium size Iceberg lettuce, chopped   2 green onions, chopped  1 medium-sized English cucumber, chopped into small squares  4 large-sized radishes, thinly sliced with stems removed  1 cup fresh parsley, chopped with stems removed  1 medium-sized bell pepper, chopped into small squares  ½ cup sliced black olives    Salad Dressing:   2 large fresh lemon juices  ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil  dash of salt, …

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Pumpkin bread

Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups flour 3 cups sugar 4 eggs 2 tbsp. baking soda 2/3 cup water 1 cup oil 1 15 oz. can pumpkin (or two cups) 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. nutmeg 1 tsp. ginger   Yields 2 loafs or 1 Bundt   Instructions: Before …

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Semi-homemade blueberry lemon pie

Ingredients:  Crust:  1 1/2 cups flour  1/4 tsp. sea salt  1 tsp. sugar  1/2 cup chilled butter  2 tbsp. ice cold water    Filling:  1 can blueberry pie filling  1 can lemon pie filling  2 tbsp. brown sugar    Instructions:  First, start by making the crust, as it will need …

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Koshary, an Egyptian dish

Ingredients  ½ cup cooked basmati rice (cooked in 1 cup of water with sprinkle of salt and tsp. sunflower cooking oil for about 15 minutes)  1/2 cup cooked small elbow pasta (cooked in 1 1/2 cup water with sprinkle of salt and tsp. sunflower cooking oil for about 15 minutes)  1/2 cup cooked brown lentils (cooked in 1 1/2 cup water with sprinkle of salt and tsp. sunflower cooking oil for …

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Chillytime chili

Ingredients:  2 cans chili beans  1 can diced tomatoes  1 can tomato paste  1 can tomato sauce  1/2 bag fresh spinach  1 bag chili seasoning  1-2 tbsp. fresh minced garlic  minced onion seasoning to taste  onion powder to taste  garlic powder to taste  parsley seasoning to taste  dash cayenne pepper  …

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Healthy fajitas

Ingredients 1 green bell pepper, sliced  1 orange bell pepper, sliced  3/4 onion, sliced  1 Roma tomato, diced  2-4 small mushrooms, diced  1 package fajita seasoning  2 tbsp. olive oil  dash salt  dash pepper  1 can kidney beans  shredded Colby-Jack cheese  small corn tortillas  sour cream (optional)    Instructions In …

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No-bake protein energy balls 

Ingredients:  1 cup peanut butter  1 cup oats  1/4 cup flax seeds  1/4 cup dried cranberries  1-2 tbsp. honey  1/2 cup dark chocolate chips    Instructions:  To begin, combine the peanut butter, oats, flax seeds, dried cranberries, honey, and dark chocolate chips in a medium-sized bowl. If you wish to …

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Vegetarian tater tot casserole

Ingredients:  1 bag frozen tater tots  1 can cream of mushroom  1 can cream of potato  1 can peas  1 can corn  1 block sharp cheddar cheese, shredded  dash salt  dash pepper  dash garlic powder  dash cayenne pepper  dash paprika  dash parsley     Instructions:  Before beginning, preheat the oven to …

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Spinach lasagna 

Ingredients 1 box lasagna noodles  1 16 oz. container cottage cheese  1 cup Parmesan cheese  1 bag frozen spinach, thawed  1/4 cup sour cream  1 large jar tomato/spaghetti sauce  1/2 tbsp. minced garlic  2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese  1 tsp. garlic powder  1/2 tbsp. basil  1 cup water  dash salt  …

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Simple cinnamon apple pie

Ingredients 1 2-pack uncooked piecrust  1 20 oz. can apple pie filling  2 tbsp. cinnamon  1/2 tbsp. nutmeg  1 tbsp. brown sugar  1/2 tbsp. sugar  1 egg white    Instructions To begin, locate a typical pie pan—preferably glass, as it will cook more evenly—and spray it lightly with cooking spray. …

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