Chicken, spinach, feta and pasta bake

This is super easy, light, healthy and yummy!!! Lucy ate it up!

Here is what you need:
2-3 cooked chicken breast cut in bite size pieces.
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1/2 chopped onion
8 oz crumbled feta cheese
3 ripe medium tomatoes
1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
1-2 cups of fresh spinach
About 3/4 box of pasta of choice (use whole wheat to make this healthier)

Here is what to do:
Cook pasta according to the directions

To cook the chicken:
Cut chicken into bite size pieces and place in a pan with olive oil and onion
Season the chicken with garlic salt and pepper
Sautéed until cooked all the way thru.
Set aside

In a baking dish combine: spinach, tomatoes, and feta. Add chicken and pasta top with shredded mozzarella.

Bake at 475 about 15 minutes.

Enjoy!!

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Spinach stuffed shells

Seriously one of my favorites! Lucy and I love Italian nights!

What you need:
1 package of stuffed shells
I jar (or of course homemade is better) red marinara sauce
I package of mozzarella cheese
1/2 block of fat free cream cheese (I try)
1/2 container cottage cheese, about 2 cups (much healthier than ricotta)
I egg
Fresh spinach

What to do:
Cook shells according to the directions.
In a medium sized mixing bowl mix together: cream cheese, spinach, 1/2 mozzarella, egg, and cottage cheese.
After the shells are cooked and cooled, stuff with mixture.

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Top with sauce and the remaining mozzarella cheese.
Bake at 350 for about 20 minutes or until the sauce is boiling and it is heated all the way through.

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Enjoy!

Egg, Spinach and Egg Casserole

Great pre made breakfast! It is also good heated in a tortilla! Top with salsa or sour cream for a little more flavor.

What you need:
8-10 large eggs
1 package of baby spinach
1/2 package of shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 package of shredded cheddar cheese
Salt and pepper

What to do:
In a greased baking dish place spinach as the bottom layer.
Next top with cheese.
Then add beaten eggs on top. Mix slightly.
Bake in oven @375 for 15-20 minutes or until fully cooked.

Enjoy!

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Macaroni and cheese with spinach

This is my grandma’s mac and cheese recipe but added spinach. Yes, I attempted to add nutrition to the comfort food of mac and cheese!

What you need:
1 package of macaroni or noodle of your choice
2 cans cream of cheddar cheese soup
1 package shredded cheddar cheese
1 can evaporated milk (or about 1/2 cup of regular milk)
1 garlic clove

1 cup of shredded fresh spinach (also good with out spinach)

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What to do:
Cook pasta according to directions.
In a separate bowl combine all other ingredients and set aside.
In a large pan mix cheese mixture with cooked pasta.
**if freezing do now. Label and place in freezer.
Bake at 350 degrees until it bubbles.

Enjoy!