Monthly Archives: November 2014

Jicama and Red Pepper Salad

Medifast Jicama Recipe

Jicama and Red Pepper Salad

Prep time: 10 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

Per serving: 3 Green | 21/2 Condiments | 2 Healthy Fats

 

Ingredients

1 Tbsp lime juice

¼ tsp salt

½ tsp ground pepper

1 tsp hot sauce

4 tsp canola oil

2 cups jicama, peeled, cut into matchstick-size pieces

1 cup diced red bell pepper

¼ cup minced fresh cilantro

¼ cup diced scallions

1 clove garlic, minced

 

Directions

1. Combine lime juice, salt, pepper, and hot sauce in a large bowl. Slowly whisk in oil.

2. Toss the jicama, red pepper, cilantro, scallions, and garlic with the dressing.

3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Nutrition:

110 calories | 10g fat | 6g carbohydrates | 1.5g protein

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

cupcakecrop

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Yield: 3 servings (Serving size: 1 muffin)

Per serving: 1 Medifast Meal | 2 Condiments | 1 Healthy Fat

Ingredients:

2 packages Medifast Spiced Pancakes

1 package Medifast Original Style Eggs

½ tsp baking powder

1 tsp pumpkin pie spice, divided

1 Tbsp canola oil

¼ – ½ cup water

2 Tbsp low-fat cream cheese

¼ tsp vanilla extract

¼ tsp cinnamon

1 packet of calorie-free sweetener

Cooking spray

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

2. Combine pancake mixture, egg mixture, baking powder,

and a ½ teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice in a medium

bowl. Add oil and water, and mix until a batter-like

consistency.

3. Lightly grease a muffin tin, divide batter into three portions, and fill three muffin cups. Bake for about 15 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean.

4. Beat cream cheese with vanilla, cinnamon, and calorie-free sweetener until blended. Spread over cupcakes.

Caprese On a Stick

caprese on a stick
Ingredients

cherry or grape tomatoes
small fresh mozzarella balls
basil leaves
balsamic vinegar
salt and pepper
toothpicks

Directions: Place one cherry tomato, a basil leave (or half a leaf if it is large), and a mozzarella ball on each toothpick. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar if desired and sprinkle with salt and pepper.