March 22, 2022

Kickin’ It Healthy With Vegetable Quesadillas

Quesadillas have a reputation for being unhealthy. It’s true that they can be very high in fat and calories but it is possible to lighten up this classic dish. Cheese is still required to hold the tortillas together, but now you can get creative by adding high-fiber, detoxifying protein and antioxidant-rich vegetables for more nutrients. Spinach and beans create a heartier and more filling base while spicy salsa and creamy avocado add flavor and texture. For a quick, healthy dinner or lunch this quesadilla recipe features convenience foods that are common pantry staples. Next time you need dinner in a […]
June 3, 2020

Vegan Swiss Chard & Spicy Guacamole Quesadillas

Stuffed with perfectly spiced veggies and creamy guacamole, these cheese-free quesadillas will awaken your senses with unique pops of flavor from plumped raisins and orange juice. Ingredients 1 ripe Hass avocado (peeled and pitted; reserve pit) 2 Tbs. fresh cilantro (minced) 1/4 cup red onion (diced) 1 clove garlic (minced) 1/4 (about 1/2 tsp.) fresh habanero or jalapeño chile (seeded and finely chopped) 1 Tbs. fresh lime juice 1 pinch cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp., plus more to taste coarse sea salt 2 Tbs/ raisins (optional) 1 large bunch (1 pound) Swiss chard chiffonade 1/2 Tbs., plus a little extra extra-virgin […]