ChefBinks's Recipes - Page 3

Chicken And Parsley Walnut Pesto Pasta In A Yogurt Sauce

The season for potlucks, picnics and barbecues is here and a quick, easy and healthy dish to prepare for a gathering is this chicken and walnut pesto pasta. This recipe is quite unusual and has got a little bit of a twist to it. Walnuts replace pine nuts and... - 99.8236

Healthy Beef Shitake And Snow Pea Stir-fry

If you love Asian infusion dishes you will love this simple healthy stir-fry recipe. Calling for lean beef and nothing that spikes blood-sugar levels, this is the kind of dish that those who are trying to lose body fat should have! Chef Binks ensures that... - 101.261

Roasted Chicken Breast With Spiced Apple

Here's a new twist on chicken, not to mention a yummy way to get that apple a day into your diet. Baking then mashing the apples creates a flavorful, chunky sauce for the chicken and lets you sneak more fruit into your diet, too. Using lean chicken breast... - 97.9186

Lean Beef And Vegetable Kebabs

Beef and Vegetable kebab, is a great healthy, all inclusive meal on a stick! It’s all about the cooking method on this one! The act of grilling adds so much of flavor onto its self. Watch Chef Bink and Dr. Derek make these colorful lean beef and veggie... - 101.415

Pan Seared Pepper Steak With Shallot Balsamic Sauce

There is something comforting about a strip steak cooked to perfection. If you want to make a simple, fast lean protein main course, this steak is just what you should be making. Pepper crusted strip steak pan seared then drizzled with a delicious thin pan... - 99.7229

Healthy Lasagna In A Bowl

Lasagna in a bowl? Yes the name is a bit confusing but this is a quick and easy version of the classic. The pasta is on the outside rather than on the inside but what’s on the inside is all really good and healthy! It tastes very similar to lasagna but is... - 101.336

Healthy Sweet Potato Duchess

Here is a classical French potato with a new twist. Duchess potatoes are nothing but fancy schmancy, rather precious way of serving mashed potatoes. They've been piped in decorative swirls, usually formed into individual portions, painted with butter, and... - 114.857

Summer Fennel Salad

The nutty almonds and citronette complement the slight licorice hint of the fennel. This is one of those salads in which the sum is greater than its parts. It's so simple, yet all the flavors marry perfectly together. This cold salad makes a wonderful side to... - 101.713

Low-fat Healthy Sweet Potato Mash

Considered a super food, sweet potato is a nutritional powerhouse packed with flavor. Resist smothering your sweet potatoes in loads of butter and skip the overly-sweet traditional casserole with marshmallows, brown sugar, spices and maple syrup and try this... - 102.735

Mediterranean Orzo Salad With Artichokes Feta Cheese

This colorful and healthy cold salad reminds you of a hot summer day and instantly transports you to the Mediterranean. Whole wheat orzo is a versatile base and excellent substitute for rice or pasta in side dishes, and this one is chock-full of zesty... - 101.528

Roasted Broccoli And Red Pepper Pasta Salad

If you are looking for a healthy pasta salad that’s not drowning in an oily dressing, this recipe is for you. This one is packed with good nutrients and no-unhealthy fats. Something pretty amazing happens when you roast vegetables in the toaster. You... - 105.596

Lemon And Cilantro Sauteed Zucchini And Summer Squash

If you like to eat what’s in season, try this delicious and super healthy summer squash and zucchini recipe. Summer squash and zucchini are at their peak freshness in summer and low in calories and fat. You also get vitamins C and A, but the best part is... - 106.84

Healthy Mushroom Brown Rice

Most of us look for new ways to add flavor to rice, a universal side dish that goes well with almost everything. Brown rice with mushrooms, garlic, scallions cooked in a stock- who could beat that? This heart-healthy low-fat high-fiber side dish can be... - 115.041

Healthy Citrus Broccoli Pasta

A quick, fresh, one pan wonder that combines different flavors and textures to create one healthy and delicious side dish. This one is high in vitamins, fiber, slow-releasing carbohydrates, good fat and great taste! This low-fat, low-sodium pasta dish pairs... - 98.5168

Cheesy Broccoli Rice

Cheesy Broccoli Rice, there is nothing cheese about this dish! Try this healthier version of the classic broccoli, cheese, and rice casserole, using brown rice instead of white and substituting the cheese sauce with low-fat sharp cheddar. You'll give your... - 105.385

Healthy Green Beans Almondine

A healthy version of the traditional classical French-American family favorite; green beans with almonds. This one is a winner when you are looking for a great vegetable side dish to accompany your meat on the plate! Turning an unhealthy dish into something... - 113.675

Healthy Lemon Garlic And Gingered Carrots

A nice light and healthy approach to glazed carrots, this dish is a great lower calorie alternative to buttered carrots or corn side dishes. This carrot side dish is packed with flavors and goes with a lot of dishes like pork, beef and veal. These steamed,... - 100.92

Cucumber And Zucchini Salad

Looking for a crunchy and fresh vegetable side for your main? Watch chef Steve Binks along with his friend Dr. Derek Alessi showing how to make rather assemble a colorful fresh cucumber and zucchini salad spread over with a flavorful vinnaigrette. Light with... - 116.563

Nutritionally Dense Low-fat Side Salad

This salad is a real fun way to incorporate healthy vegetables into your game without getting real fancy. You don’t have to cook it, it’s not really a salad, or a vegetable but combines both things together beautifully to be nice and easy. This salad... - 104.473

Healthy Daily Green Side Salad

Including a fresh crisp salad as a side to your dinner is a good way to include a whole lot of other nutrients into your meal. Dr. Derek guides Chef Binks into which lettuces are good for your daily salad and which are not nutritionally dense and can be left... - 102.782

Cashew And Cranberry Wild Rice Pilaf

If you are trying to eat healthy, low fat, whole grain foods, this is one recipe that must be on your “healthiest rice recipe" repertoire after being on your "tastiest rice recipe" list! Wild rice marries with cashews and dried cranberries in an updated... - 122.515

Healthy Mexican-style Black Beans And Brown Rice

This recipe is for anyone following a meat-free diet. This one’s pretty straight forward. Brown rice, black beans, bell peppers, stewed tomatoes, a bit of onion and oil, and in about fifteen minutes you have a hearty, delicious meal that is high in fiber,... - 102.959

Healthy Cauliflower Mash

If you are a cauliflower lover you will love this dish and if you are not, you will still love this dish! Pureed or mashed cauliflower is a great substitute for mashed potatoes. Low in carbs and high in nutrients, the "cauli-taste" is very mild. Garlic, leeks... - 101.498

Sauteed Broccoli Rabe

Broccoli rabe is something that causes a little confusion with most people but it’s a cool leafy green veggie, a macho, darker and bitter alternative to broccoli and a great side dish to get into your game. Chef Binks shows you how to cook broccoli rabe... - 101.355

Barley And Garbanzo Bean Salad With Lemon Pepper Vinaigrette

Here is a healthy recipe for a lighter, side dish. Fortunately healthy can also mean high in flavor, such as this anti-cholesterol, high fiber high protein salad! It is a great twist to the traditional pasta side dish. It is hearty and delicious salad that... - 101.887

Pan Seared Tender Asparagus With Parmesan

Asparagus is a wonderful, nutritious and delicious green vegetable but finding a nice fresh, fast and healthy way to make it is a bit of a challenge. A little bit of Parmesan helps you to do that. Pan sautéed asparagus cooked al dente and topped with... - 101.117

Honey Spice Crusted Pork Tenderloin

The sweet raw taste of honey makes a sensational counterpoint to the fiery spice crust on this succulent pork tenderloin. The succulent sweet-spicy crusted pork tenderloin tastes like an island vacation. In the oven during the winter or on the grill in... - 98.2301

Pan Roasted Chicken Breast With Lemon Walnut Brown Rice

This is a one pan wonder meal and a must have on your list of low-fat high protein recipes. The whole-wheat flour egg white breaded chicken breast is pan roasted to crispy tender perfection and served with a lemon-walnut pilaf fragrant with fresh parsley. A... - 97.5086

Pan Seared Chicken Over Lemon Leek Tossed Whole Wheat Linguine

Add fresh flavors to a weeknight staple with this “light” chicken pasta recipe. It is an easy yet elegant meal that is appealing to just about any palate and adds zest and zip to your dinner if you are on a weight loss or low-fat diet! This inexpensive... - 101.537

Spice Crusted Steak With Cherry Tomato And White Bean Saute

This combination of medium-rare beef, with all its lovely resting juices, alongside creamy sweet white beans and juicy cherry tomatoes is a classic and an absolute must if you’ve never tried it before. A-1 sauce on this steak? That will be blasphemy. The... - 99.8783

Classic Shepherd's Pie

Classic pies are timeless and good at anytime. Catch up with chef Binks showing how to make Shepherd's Pie rich with beef sirloin meat, vegetables and seasonings. Beef in its best form with this one! - 131.848

Healthy Chicken Spaghetti

If you are getting tired of the same old spaghetti recipes with truck loads of cheese or tomato sauce, it may be time to try something different. Here is a quick, easy and healthy recipe using whole wheat spaghetti tossed with olive oil and garlic sauteed... - 101.057

Turkey Hamburger Casserole

Turkey and ham dishes can be a real surprise for special guests in a simple way too. Watch the video showing how to make casserole with turkey hamburger made of lean ground ham or turkey as the key ingredient with other ingredients to give it a creamy feel.... - 118.507

Walnut And Rosemary Chicken

Fried chicken are good as always and even better with different flavors. Check out chef Steven Binks showing how to oven-fry chicken with walnut and rosemary flavor with a high feel of almond and other seasonings. Good as a snack or even for meal! - 126.444

Baked Salmon With Dill Sauce

Fish like Salmon are good when served with interesting sauces. Check out the video showing how to bake Salmon fillet and serve with flavorful and seasoned dill sauce. Good for a casual dinner with friends with drinks! - 116.962

Stir Fried Pork And Bok Choy

Looking for an idea to make this weeknight meal a special one? Watch Chef Steven Binks in the video showing how to make Pork and Bok Choy Stir Fry with typical Asian flavors, seasonings and techniques that are easy enough. This one is sure to make the day! - 126.728

Pork Tenderloin Cutlets In Fig Port Sauce

With this recipe, Chef Steven Binks shows you how to make Pork Tenderloin Cutlets with a fig and Port wine sauce. This dish showcases how deliciously pork complements the sweet and tart tastes of fruit. This beautiful healthy pork recipe is perfect for a... - 101.122

Oven-fried Honey Chicken Fingers

Who doesn’t like chicken fingers? Kids love them, adults love them! Chef Binks finds a way to make the southern favorite without it spiking your blood sugar level and without going into the deep fat fryer and making an ungodly mess! Chicken tenders are... - 113.329

Pan Seared Steak With Lemon Vinaigrette Dressed Arugula

It’s no wimpy little salad here. Thick slices of tender-perfectly cooked lean beef over peppery arugula greens drizzled with a lemony vinaigrette. It's a marriage of summer flavors, entirely healthy and satisfying. Chef Binks and Dr. Derek show you how easy... - 99.9328

Oven Seared Salmon Steak With Creamy Tarragon Chili Sauce

This salmon recipe is quick, easy, healthy and packed with flavor. Chef Binks recreates a low-fat chili mayo sauce using low-fat mayo, yogurt flavored with tarragon and chili garlic. The spicy herbed sauce is the perfect complement to salmon fillets. Dr.... - 97.1502

Low Fat Chicken Salad With Cottage Cheese

Chicken salad makes a wonderful meal, and it doesn't have to be laden with fatty ingredients. Try this healthy chicken salad recipe for lunch or dinner and find out how tasty and satisfying a creamy cheesy chicken salad can be without it being calorie dense.... - 102.496

Healthy Chicken Fricassee

Chicken Fricassee, this recipe is like chicken stew, chicken pot roast all rolled up into one BUT healthy, low in fat and sugar! This is a one-pan wonder. It takes about 45 minutes to finish up in the oven but it’s so worth the wait. This chicken recipe is... - 103.91

Pan Seared Chicken Breast With Low-fat Sour Cream Mustard Sauce

Tired of chicken? Well you will not be with this one. This recipe is a work of art! It uses lean chicken and turns it into one mean dish; low in fat, nice and moist, and tons of mustard flavor! Chef Binks makes the recipe fun, easy and tasty while Dr. Derek... - 95.6846

Beef Asparagus And Portobello Mushroom Stir-fry With Brown Rice

If you love stir fries and the Asian flare stuff, give this healthy one a try! Chef Binks and Dr. Derek share a “no peanut sauce” version of the classic. This recipe is low in saturated fat and uses lean beef and arrowroot instead of corn-starch. Tender... - 100.188

Texas-style Baked Haddock

A fun tex-mex style recipe created by Chef Binks in an attempt to clean out the leftover ingredients in the refrigerator and resulting in a fantastic quick and easy dinner recipe that is not “completely unhealthy” but definitely delicious. Herb crusted... - 112.361

Cheaters Barbecue Burgers

Not every recipe is about sixteen ingredients, twenty four hours of cooking, classical French techniques! This barbecue burger recipe is one of those which is about saving time and being ready for a summer picnic, football party, camping trip or a last minute... - 114.566

Jerk Spiced White Fish

When we think of “jerked” Caribbean, beef, pork or chicken come to mind but rarely do we think of fish. This recipe is not the traditional use of “jerk seasoning” and is a “I’m ready to eat dinner now” kind of a dish that takes literally 10... - 101.191

Baked Italian-style Haddock

This is nice easy one that you can reproduced at home to save quite a few bucks from going out to enjoy a fancy Italian restaurant-style quality meal. Cooking fish is something most people are intimidated by cause it’s a bit tricky to get a perfectly... - 98.7158

Hot And Sweet Chili Prawns On Skewer

Sweet, tangy, and spicy, these shrimp skewers are a hit as a party appetizer when served alongside margaritas or are perfect for days you don’t feel like cooking! It’s a recipe for beginners cause it needs It two ingredients and 10 minutes to get on the... - 100.543

White Bean And Spicy Turkey Sausage Salad Dressed With Mustard Vinaigrette

Avery flavorful, comforting dinner salad for a chilly Spring evening. Spicy lean turkey sausage with white beans, roasted red pepper, green capsicum, red onion and crispy lettuce all thrown into a bowl dressed with a mustard vinaigrette. This can be on the... - 102.494

Healthy Turkey Meatballs In Mushroom Gravy

Finally, a way to eat turkey that doesn't involve hours of roasting, and a half dozen side dishes that are loaded with fat and calories! This low fat version of a classic Italian dish substitutes extra lean turkey for the beef or pork and mushrooms for tomato... - 111.224

Healthy Asian-style Shrimp And Zucchini Stir-fry

Asian-style shrimp and zucchini stir-fry using sesame oil, flavored with soy sauce, garlic and ginger. This is a one pan, quick and easy dish, not a lot of prep involved and cooking in a sequence so you are not dirtying a lot of things. You got protein, good... - 99.4885

Barbecue Pork Panini

Whole-grain bread slices, slathered with spicy barbecue sauce, topped with pepper jack cheese red onion, smoky bacon and a large meaty grilled pork chop. This mean monster sandwich is hot, smoky, gooey, porky, and absolutely heavenly and gives you the taste... - 100.639

Balsamic Marinated Shrimp And Bell Pepper Brochettes

Shrimp brochettes can be prepared in several different ways. This recipe uses something that is usually reserved for salads; balsamic vinaigrette! Using it as a marinade for shrimp along with roasted garlic and crushed basil and paprika helps to give the... - 99.5082

Brinner Jafafa

Some breakfast dishes are good enough for other meals like dinner. Here is a video showing how to cook Jafafa, a potato, egg and bacon preparation in a simple way that is good for breakfast as well as dinner when saved and served. Right for soccer moms and... - 124.824

Grilled Turkey Spinach Sandwich

Panini's are all the rage now so why not start making them at home for a fancy lunch or casual dinner? This one is so easy yet so delicious with a unique yet wonderful combo of ingredients! There is lean turkey meat, Colby Jack cheese and baby spinach on... - 113.798

Low-fat Chicken And Pesto Panini

This recipe was is the perfect one to pull out when you have company over for lunch and no time to prepare. With leftover rotisserie chicken or grilled boneless chicken breasts on hand and prepared pesto, these delightful sandwiches come together prestissimo!... - 113.67

Buffalo Chicken Wrap

You got chicken, barbecue sauce, hot sauce and load of cheese all in a wrap on the panini grill. Now how could this go wrong? Its fast and delicious and the kids will think you are a hero when you put this wrap on a plate as an after school snack or even as a... - 100.288

Grilled Artichoke And Chicken Panini Wrap

This is a very simple yet exciting dish your friends and family will love. It’s something different from your average chicken roll recipe. Score big points with at a summer brunch or party with this hearty chicken artichoke and pesto wrap grilled on a... - 100.409

Greek Chicken Salad Pita Panini

It's a Greek style sandwich; whole wheat pita pockets filled with chicken, feta, tomato, onion, spinach, dressed with a vinaigrette and grilled in a Panini toaster. Upgrade sandwich night by serving these hearty pita sandwiches which make for a light, simple... - 111.308

Fresh Bocconcini Tomato And Basil Salad

This fresh Bocconcini salad super easy, rustic with just five simple ingredients. This salad is really just cutting board to plate, served cold and reminds you of a hot summer day! Slices of Italian cheese and tomato arranged on a plate, scattered with fresh... - 102.259

More Than Beans And Greens

A really gorgeous nontraditional recipe of beans and greens. Black beans are sautéed with garlic and cooked with wine and tomatoes then mixed with pesto, arugula, smoked polish sausage and cherry tomatoes before the pasta is added and tossed to pretty... - 97.8929

Breakfast Panini

Taking a fresh approach to the morning meal, Chef Binks transforms the classic combination of bacon, eggs and cheese with toast into an iconic sandwich that is cooked to crisp perfection on a panini press. There’s nothing more instantly mouth-watering than... - 100.704

Apple Pork Panini Sandwich

Panini's are all the rage now so why not start making them at home for a fancy lunch or casual dinner? This one is so gourmet and delicious with a unique yet wonderful combo of ingredients! There is pork, cheddar and apple on whole-grain bread. It’s meaty,... - 101.315

Garlic Shrimp Broccoli Angel Hair Pasta In White Cream Sauce

Angel hair pasta is tossed with sauteed garlic shrimp and steamed broccoli, and topped with a rich cream sauce. What’s not to love about that? And it is all a one pan wonder! An elegant fancy and delicious meal in minutes! - 95.8525

Baked Chicken Parmesan Bundles

Baked or breaded chicken is an indulging food for one and all. Catch up with Chef Binks in the video as he shows how to bake chicken parmesan bundles with a cheesy feel and a crispy texture using less oil and fat in healthy methods. Goodness reassured with... - 126.329

Greek-style Healthy Chicken Salad

This salad will help you reduce body fat! Slices of cooked chicken breast, onions, olives, peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers and feta cheese over a bed of crisp lettuce dressed with an Dijon lemon vinaigrette. You won’t believe that this dish is a good thing to... - 127.096

Greek Yogurt Glazed Salmon

Fish like salmon are light with subtle texture to cook. Check out Chef Binks in the video showing how to cook salmon with a glaze of fat-free Greek yogurt and mayonnaise. Good for a light meal with a drink! - 113.31

Low Fat Creamy Mushroom Chicken

Chicken dishes are sought after in healthy and low fat versions these days. Here's a recipe by chef Steven Binks to cook chicken along with low fat ingredients including mushrooms in a simple way that renders a creamy texture to the final preparation. Good... - 116.037

Tuna Steak With Fresh Roasted Red Pepper Sauce.

Create an easy, yet elegant meal for weekend entertaining or for dinner tonight. Simple and super healthy, this easy dish is a beauty to behold and a pleasure to eat. The light refreshing sea flavors of tuna are accented with a spicy-sweet roasted red pepper... - 101.212

White Wine Poached Chicken Breast With Low-fat Sour Cream Dijon Sauce

Tired of the same old roasted, grilled or baked chicken breasts? Transform your dinner from ho-hum to high-flavor with this easy and fast recipe for any occasion. Very few ingredients needed and tastes phenomenal. Pan-seared chicken breasts are drenched in a... - 116.939

Low Fat Pork Fajitas

Meat preparations like pork in Mexican cuisine can be simple and good enough. Watch Chef Steven Binks in the video showing how to make a low-fat Fajita using pork along with some seasonings and vegetables in a simple way. Good with drink for a casual and... - 123.864

Chinese Take-away Style Beef Stir Fry

A super easy, quick and inexpensive one-skillet meal that is perfect for college kids. No white take-away containers but literally a third the price! 5 minutes and a couple of bucks and you got a healthy and delicious classic pepper steak stir-fry on the... - 98.4637

Healthy Chicken Salad

Chicken can be wholesome at the same time light in salads. Watch the video showing how to make a healthy chicken salad with low fat mayonnaise and cheese along with leftover or pre-cooked chicken pieces. Fulfilling enough for any meal! - 121.941


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Penne And Sausage Parmesan

This simple hearty pasta dish is studded with chunks of left over sausage tossed with caramelized onion and a ready marinara sauce, crusted with a thick cheesy layer of Parmesan and baked to perfection! A perfect comfort dish for a busy weekday night. - 97.6559

Twice Baked Breakfast Potato

College kids are going to love this one! It is portable and you can carry it with you as a midday snack, you can make it the night before and heat it up in the microwave in the morning, it's inexpensive and it's got everything you need to keep you going until... - 99.6161

Pan Grilled Beef Fajita

Here is a fun, easy and festive dish perfect for a teenager’s party. It’s a do-it-yourself type of dish perfect for such occasions! Pan grilled marinated beef steak strips, onions and bell peppers, served sizzling hot with fresh tortillas, guacamole, sour... - 100.476

Classic Italian Eggplant Rotini Stuffed With Ricotta Filling

A dual purpose vegetarian dish that can be served as an appetizer or as an entrée. Fresh eggplant breaded and rolled with a ricotta, sundried tomato and basil filling and slices of fresh mostadella cheese and baked to golden cheesy perfection, makes for an... - 102.362

Red Marinara Sauce For Pasta

Are you looking for a change after being tired of eating the same sauce with pasta? Learn from Chef Steven Binks in the video to make a classic Dormet style Marinara Sauce which he also refers to as Lover's sauce with fresh tomatoes and some simple common... - 122.866

Sun Dried Tomato And Basil Sauce

There are only two places you can have this delicious sauce, at Chef Mike Lucarelli’s banquet center or at home, if you try this recipe. Chef Binks invites his good friend Chef Mike Lucarelli to share his restaurant’s signature dish, Sundried Tomato Sauce... - 98.9463

Bocconcini, Sundried Tomato Mushroom And Herb Stuffed Chicken Breasts

If you're looking for something a little special to do with boneless chicken breasts, this just might be the Chef Binks invites Chef Mike Lucarelli to show us an easy but fancy, restaurant style dish. Chicken breasts are stuffed with a mixture of mushrooms,... - 98.8966

Healthy Ground Turkey And Pasta Casserole

Casseroles don’t have a lot of love for healthy diets. Classic casseroles are made all the more delicious with the help of gobs of heavy cream, butter and cheese. Without sacrificing the "creamy" comfort of the dish, Chef Binks and Dr. Derek set out to make... - 115.046

Crispy Honey Chicken Fingers

A healthy twist on chicken nuggets, this is definitely a kid pleaser! Why buy frozen packaged ones when the ingredients for this recipe are so readily available in your kitchen and it’s a snap to make? Tender lean chicken breast, little bit of honey, egg... - 97.9987

Orange Chicken Rice Bowl With Asian Salad Dressing

Chicken turns interesting with tangy flavors and seasonings. Here is a video showing how to cook chicken with a citrus feel using orange, rice and Asian Toasted Sesame Salad Dressing. Good on any occasion! - 124.604

Baked Crispy Parmesan Chicken

Baked chicken recipes are low in fat and good in texture and taste. Here is a video where chef Steve Binks shows a healthy way to cook breaded chicken with parmesan cheese. Good as it is or with drinks. - 121.792

Lemon Caper Baked Halibut

Halibut is wonder lean protein, low in calories and good source of health-promoting omega-3 fatty acids. Add this wonderful fish recipe to your “Healthiest Way of Eating” in just 15 minutes! Baking fish is the best way to retain the goodness of fresh fish... - 99.4421

Baked Buffalo Chicken Cutlet

This recipe is a trick on the taste buds! It tastes great but somehow is good for you! This is a buffalo chicken wing breaded variation which is healthy. It has lean sources of protein from the chicken, slow releasing carbohydrates from the whole wheat bread... - 99.5626