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Chicken Zucchini Enchiladas

Posted by on Sep 5, 2019 in blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Chicken Zucchini Enchiladas

This week instead of Taco Tuesday we had…Enchilada Tuesday! Doesn’t quite have the same ring to it but moving forward we might need to make this a thing. Instead of the traditional flour tortilla enchiladas, though, I put a healthy spin on it by whipping up Chicken Zucchini Enchiladas. Since so much of the taste is in the sauce and spices, it’s easy to forget you’re even eating zucchini (hint hint cough cough for all of you mamas feeding picky eaters). While the focus of this recipe is on zucchini enchiladas, I also made one dish of enchiladas substituting the zucchini for Egg Crepinis , which I have linked. I found these at Costco and they look like mini...

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One Pan Shrimp Fajitas

Posted by on Aug 30, 2019 in blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on One Pan Shrimp Fajitas

At my house we are officially in the full swing back to school mindset, which means I am loving anything that is minimal mess and maximum taste for dinner. That’s where these One Pan Shrimp Fajitas come in! In less than 30 minutes you have a full meal with a perfect balance of vitamin C filled veggies, protein filled shrimp, and if you don’t want the carbs from the fajita tortillas, try it wrapped in lettuce!  This recipe was adapted from No. 2 Pencil blog so you can check out the original there or scrolled down for our take on it! One Pan Shrimp Fajitas 2019-08-30 09:32:20 Write a review Save...

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Fresh Veggie Flatbread

Posted by on Aug 23, 2019 in blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fresh Veggie Flatbread

Just because school is starting back up doesn’t mean that summer is over! And in that spirit, today we are bringing you a fresh veggie flatbread to enjoy for the rest of these beautiful days! Crispy flatbread and the perfect mix of sweet and salty veggies…enjoy this one as a snack, appetizer, or meal! I used a store-bought flatbread and coated it lightly in olive oil, minced garlic, and salt before sprinkling goat cheese on top and baking the flatbread to a crisp according to package instructions (about 10 minutes at 425 degrees F). While that baked, I chopped up my veggies and lightly marinated them with lemon juice and the spice mixture. When the flatbread...

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Veggie & Protein Packed Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce

Posted by on Aug 15, 2019 in blog, blogs, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Veggie & Protein Packed Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce

Happy Thursday, Mamas! I am so excited to share this less-than-30 minute pasta recipe with you today, it’s packed full of veggies, protein, and Mama Jess pasta sauce of course! I have always joked that one of my special talents is turning anything in the fridge into a delicious pasta dish, and I am proud to say that I have succeeded once again. Which means I’m sharing it with you! The special part about this dish, though, is in the sauce! I chose to take our no-sugar added, veggie-based pasta sauce and add in a dash of heavy whipping cream to create a luscious creamy tomato sauce and it was such a treat! PS: the leftovers are even better because the pasta has...

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Roasted Cauliflower “Nachos”

Posted by on Aug 8, 2019 in blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Roasted Cauliflower “Nachos”

Here at Mama Jess, we are constantly trying to think up new ways to make our old favorite snacks and meals healthy. With school back in session in less than two weeks (we are almost there!) we wanted to provide you with some kick-butt snacks to have in your arsenal for when everyone gets home hungry (husbands included). So today, we bring you roasted cauliflower nachos. Cheesy, savory, packed with veggies, topped with classic nacho toppings, and oh so simple…you can’t go wrong with these! I used a full head of cauliflower rather than frozen because it will crisp better when roasted if the cauliflower is dry. This recipe is quick to pop in the oven for a...

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Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan

Posted by on Aug 2, 2019 in blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Air Fryer Eggplant Parmesan

I received the gift that keeps on giving for Mother’s Day: an Air Fryer! This thing is practically magical. I have been making french fries, crunchy veggies, and even crispy chicken nuggets for my son who can’t have grains…it’s the best! It has essentially replaced our toaster oven and I think we all like it better…Quick plug: it’s from Costco and you can find it HERE. This week I took on a family favorite: Eggplant Parmesan because it’s eggplant season! Top it with Mama Jess Garden Good Organic Pasta Sauce and you have a no sugar added, veggie-packed, low carb meal! Xoxo, Jess and the Mamas at Mama Jess Air Fryer...

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