Sunday, December 20, 2015

Healthy Alfredo







     No need to suffer, all things are possible in the world of health with a little tweeking... not to be confused with twerking!  Such is the case with the beloved Alfredo Sauce, which will henceforth be referred to as Healthy Alfredo and can be a weekly staple in your dinner circuit.  Enjoy over a cup of sauce for 316 calories, 6.8g net carbs and 16g protein.  Time to start making a list of all the things you can pour it on!  ;)

Ingredients for Healthy Alfredo~
6 Swiss Cheese Laughing Cow Triangles
1 Tablespoon "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter"
2 Tablespoons Parmesan
Dash Garlic Powder
Dash Onion Powder
Dash Pepper
3/4 cup So Delicious 35 cal/cup Cashew Milk

     Heat unwrapped Laughing Cow, Butter and Parmesan in microwave til melted, stirring to combine.  Add seasonings and small amounts of Milk to stir in til smooth, continue adding milk while stirring to incorporate well.  Use in any way desired that would be appropriate for Alfredo!

Healthy Chicken Alfredo~
1 Spaghetti Squash, cut in half lengthwise and seeds removed
1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 medium Yellow Onion, diced
1 Tablespoon chopped jarred Garlic
Dash Cayenne
8oz fresh sliced Mushrooms
1- 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless Chicken Breast, sliced into strips
4 cups fresh Broccoli Florets
1 batch Healthy Alfredo Sauce
Diced Roma Tomato
Dash Salt and Pepper

     Bake de seeded Spaghetti Squash halves face down on foil lined pan at 375 for one hour.  Meanwhile, heat EVOO in skillet, add Onions, Garlic and Cayenne til golden brown.  Then add Mushrooms til thoroughly cooked, next add Chicken and cook while breaking into bite size pieces with spatula, and finish by adding Broccoli til crisp tender.  Add lid to steam faster if desired.  Pour Healthy Alfredo over mixture and stir in til well incorporated.  Serve over baked Spaghetti Squash, top with diced Tomatoes and season as desired.  Enjoy  :)

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