Kathy Cooper’s Healthy Kitchen: Healthy, Fast & Delicious Part.1
Sep10

Kathy Cooper’s Healthy Kitchen: Healthy, Fast & Delicious Part.1

Access Tucson Presents: Kathy Cooper’s Healthy Kitchen: Healthy, Fast & Delicious Part.1

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Pupkin Treats; Healthy Snacks for Your Pups!

Super Yummy Healthy Pumpkin Dog Treats ½ C. canned pumpkin 4 T. molasses 4 T. water 2 T. vegetable oil 2 C. whole wheat flour ¼ t. baking soda ¼ t. baking powder 1 t. cinnamon (optional) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 1. Mix pumpkin, molasses, vegetable oil, and water together in a bowl. 2. Add the whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder and cinnamon to the mixture and stir until dough softens. You may find it easy to use your...

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Grilled Saucy Teriyaki Burgers
Jul22

Grilled Saucy Teriyaki Burgers

Grilled Saucy Teriyaki Burgers with Grilled Fresh  Pineapple The Sauce ¼ C. ketchup 2 T. reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 T. brown sugar 1 T. unsweetened crushed pineapple 1 – 1½  t. ginger 1      garlic clove, minced ½ t. sesame oil The Burgers 1 egg white, lightly beaten 3 green onions, chopped 2 T. unsweetened crushed pineapple ¾ lb. lean ground beef ¾ lb. lean ground turkey The Toppings 6 fresh cut pineapple slices (or canned     ...

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It’s Peachy, Chicken
Jul09

It’s Peachy, Chicken

It’s Peachy, Chicken 2T. olive oil 4 (4oz.) chicken breasts pounded to 1/2 inch thick ½ t. sea salt ½ t. fresh ground pepper 2 T. shallots thinly sliced 2 t. chopped thyme (fresh if possible) 4 small peaches (or 2 large) cut into 8 wedges each ½  C. + a splash of chicken broth 2 t. honey Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Sprinkle chops evenly with salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan; cook for 3...

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Star-Spangled Fourth of July Treats!

Blueberries Strawberries Mini Marshmallows 6-10” skewers The marshmallows will easily slide on the skewers if you put the fruit on first. Cheesecake Dip 1 (7oz.) jar of marshmallow fluff 1 pkg. cream cheese-softened Combine the cream cheese and the marshmallow fluff in a medium bowl and mix well. Star-Spangled Strawberries Cut a smidge off the bottom of a strawberry so it can sit on a plate or platter Remove the green tops Put a small...

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Slop-Sloppy Joooooooooo’s with Shrooms
Jun20

Slop-Sloppy Joooooooooo’s with Shrooms

Slop-Sloppy Joes with  Shrooms  1t. olive oil 1 pkg. ground turkey (or beef or half turkey and half beef) 2 (8oz.) pkgs mushrooms 1 medium ion chopped (1C.) 3 gloves of garlic ½ C. no salt tomato paste 1T. oregano 2T. apple cider vinegar 2T. Worcestershire sauce 1T. molasses ¼ t. salt ¾ t. pepper ½ t. hot sauce (tobasco)   Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, add oil; swirl to coat. Add ground turkey (or beef);...

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Summer Rosemary Chicken Salad
Jun17

Summer Rosemary Chicken Salad

Summer Rosemary Chicken Salad  3 cooked skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 5oz. each) 3 chopped green onions ½ large green pepper finely chopped ½ large red pepper finely chopped ½ C. chopped roasted almonds ½ C. dried cranberries ¼ C. plain Fage greek yogurt ¼  C. mayonnaise 1 T. chopped fresh rosemary (this REALLY makes the salad!) 1/8  t. salt 1/8 t. freshly ground black pepper Fresh green leaf lettuce   Shred, tear or...

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Sweet and Spicy Chicken Thighs
Jun01

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Thighs

  Sweet and Spicy Grilled Chicken Thighs ½ C. rice vinegar 5T. honey 1/3 C. soy sauce 2T. Sesame oil ¼- ½ t. red pepper flakes 3T. minced garlic Salt 10 boneless chicken thighs Whisk the vinegar, honey, soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, red pepper and garlic, and salt in a bowl until smooth. Place the chicken thighs into a large plastic zipper bag. Pour 1C. of the marinade over  the top of the thighs. Squeeze all the air out of the...

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Saucy Chicken Shredded Joes
Jun01

Saucy Chicken Shredded Joes

Saucy Chicken Shredded Joes 1 medium onion 2t. olive oil ¾ C. chili sauce ½ C. water 2T. Worcestershire sauce 1T. brown sugar 3C. cooked shredded chicken In a large saucepan, sauté onion in oil until tender. Stir in the chili sauce, water, Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Stir in chicken; heat through. Serve on...

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Saucy Summer Pork Tenderloin
May31

Saucy Summer Pork Tenderloin

  Saucy Summer Pork Tenderloin 2 lbs. pork loin roast 1T. garlic salt 1 smidge of black pepper 1T. Cajun spice 3T. Olive oil 1T. brown sugar 2T. canola oil 1 shallot 3T. diced jalapeno 2T. diced garlic 3 C. ketchup ¼ C.  chicken stock 1 C. orange juice ½ C. molasses ¼ C. coke ½ C. brown sugar 1T. liquid-smoke seasoning 1t. garlic salt The Sauce: In large sauce pan add the oil, heat for just smidge then and add the garlic,...

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Guacamole-The Good Fat Dip
May11

Guacamole-The Good Fat Dip

Guacamole-The good fat dip! 3 ripe avocados 3 vine tomatoes (or plum tomatoes)-removed seeds and juice and dice them ½ C. onion-diced 1 lime 3T. cilantro 1t. salt 1t. cumin Pepper   Slice the avocados in half, remove the pit (save them), cut them again so they are in quarters and remove the skin. Put them in a bowl. Squeeze the lime over the avocados, add the salt and mash with a big fork to desired consistency. Add the onion,...

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Tenderloin-Sweet-Tater-Chini-Meal
May04

Tenderloin-Sweet-Tater-Chini-Meal

Pork Tenderloin Sweet Potatoes Zucchini Olive oil Salt Pepper   Sweet Potatoes: Preheat oven to 425, place sweet potatoes on the lower rack and bake for 45 minutes. Take them out and cut the top with an X and individually wrap in a kitchen towel and firmly squeeze to release the skin. Repeat with each potato. (Be VERY careful! They will be very HOT!!) Pork Tenderloin: Heat the grill to medium high. Sprinkle salt (or garlic salt)...

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Chicken Thigh Stir Fry…MMmmm-Good!
May04

Chicken Thigh Stir Fry…MMmmm-Good!

Chicken Stir Fry Lactose Free For a gluten-free recipe, use Tamarind sauce instead of soy sauce. 8 boneless chicken thighs 2 T. sesame oil 2 t. ginger 2 gloves of garlic 1 medium onion chopped 3 C. slices fresh mushrooms 1 red pepper sliced thinly 3 T. soy sauce Brown rice Heat sesame oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken, sprinkle with ginger and cook until done, about 15-20 minutes. Put the chicken in a large...

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Sporty Spag & Munchie Meatballs; A Power Packed Meal!
Apr15

Sporty Spag & Munchie Meatballs; A Power Packed Meal!

  Spaghetti and Meatballs For a lactose free recipe, omit the cheese For a gluten free recipe, use quinoa, or rice pasta instead of whole wheat pasta or serve over rice or mashed potatoes! INGREDIENTS Sauce: Cooking spray 1 C. finely chopped onion 3 garlic gloves, minced 2 T. tomato paste ¼ t. salt 1 (14-ounce) can less-sodium beef broth 2 (28-ounce) cans diced tomatoes, undrained Meatballs: 1 package (4-ounce) turkey Italian...

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The Popeye!
Apr13

The Popeye!

The Popeye! For a Lactose-free recipe omit the cheese Gluten Free-use gluten-free dressing 4 cooked chicken breasts cooled and cut into bite size pieces 10 C. fresh baby spinach 1 (11oz.) can mandarin oranges 1 pint blueberries 1 pint strawberries 1 C. fresh pineapples or 1(10oz.) small can of pineapple tidbits 1 small bag of dried cranberries ½ C. fresh grated parmesan cheese Drew’s poppy Seed Dressing (available at Sprouts)  ...

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I Don’t Feel Like Cookin’ Tonight….

I Don’t Feel Like Cookin’ Tonight   1 lb. ground turkey or lean ground beef 1 medium onion 1-2t. garlic 2t. cumin 2 (14 ½ oz.) cans of diced tomatoes 1 can white cannellini beans 1 (16oz.) bag of whole wheat spiral pasta 1 bag of kale (or a large bunch of kale)   Brown the ground meat with the onion on medium high heat until no longer pink. Drain of excess juices. Add in the garlic, cumin, diced tomatoes, stir. Cook on...

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