Easy homemade salsa

Who doesn’t love chips and salsa?! It is one of my favorites! Again, store bought is full of preservatives that our bodies do not need… So I make it myself. Plus the amount of money you save is pretty unreal! It cost me less than $5 to make a huge bowl, probably 1/3 of it would fill a normal store bought jar of salsa which is about $3-$5 depending on the brand!

What you need:
6 Roma tomatoes
1 onion
8 cloves of garlic
1 bunch of cilantro
1 jalapeño
1 Anaheim chili
1 can diced tomatoes
1 pinch of salt

What to do:
Mix it all together! I used a chopper and chopped each item and then combined it all together in a large bowl.

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Fresh spinach and three cheese pizza on whole wheat flat bread

I am not a huge pizza fan but this is yummy and so healthy! I use a whole wheat flat bread instead of a fattening, carb filled crust. No fun, right? This is the one I usually get, or the whole wheat with flaxseed.

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What you need:
2-3 Whole wheat flat bread pieces (I make 2-3 small pizzas)
About 2 cups of spinach
1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup of crumpled goat cheese
1/4 cup (if that) crumbled blue cheese, this can be strong so put as much as you desire
1 cup of spaghetti sauce (I used store bought tonight– shame on me!)

What to do:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Lay the pieces of flat bread out on a cookie sheet, and place in oven to get crispy (this prevents the middle pieces from being soggy)
Layer: sauce, spinach and cheese
Bake for about 15-20 minutes, or until it has reached your desired crispness!

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Meatballs…buffalo style

Meatballs, chicken, buffalo. YES please!!! Did I mention there are hidden veggies in this?? So that means buffalo chicken can be HEALTHY!!

What you need:
1 pound ground chicken
1 carrot
1/2 yellow squash
1/2 zucchini (hand chop or use a food processor for all the veggies)
Blue cheese crumbles (I used about a cup, blue cheese can be strong use to your liking)
1/4 bread crumbs
1 egg
Buffalo hot sauce

What to do:
Mix everything together. Use some buffalo sauce in the chicken mixture (again to your liking- the more you put on the hotter it is!)
Roll the chicken mixture into balls and place on baking pan.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes or until fully cooked.
Drizzle buffalo sauce on top of the cooked meatballs.

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Enjoy!