Skinny Lasagna

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Thin sliced zucchini instead of lasagna noodles turns this into a delicious yet hearty low carb meal.  You won’t even miss the pasta!

Skinny Lasagna

Cook Time: under 60 minutes        /            Serves: 4

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 lb. 85% lean ground beef
  • kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 – 24 oz jar tomato basil pasta sauce ( I like Bertolli)
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil (plus a few leaves for garnish (optional)
  • 5 shakes of italien  herbs (about 1/2 tsp.)
  • 1 large or two medium zucchini (sliced 1/8″ thick using a mandolin)
  • 1 cup part-skim ricotta
  • 1/4 cup Parmigiano Reggiano
  • 1-2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

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Coco-Banana Bon Bons

I love chocolate covered bananas when I go to the local fair or Disneyland.  Here's my version of this sweet and salty treat.

I love chocolate covered bananas when I go to the local fair or Disneyland. Here’s my version of this sweet and salty treat.

Coco-Banana Bon Bons

Ingredients:
12 oz. semisweet chocolate chips
2/3 cup toasted and chopped almonds, walnuts, pistachios or pecans
2 bananas
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