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Now You’re Cookin’ – Back To School Recipes

Veggie Meatloaf Cups

The school year has officially begun, which means it’s time to kiss summer goodbye and get into the ‘back to school’ routine. This time of year can make for a challenging transition as kids go back to school, parents get busy shuttling their kids back and forth to activities and time is of the essence. With such a busy routine, finding time for family meals can be tough. That’s where Profile comes in!

Unstuffed Pepper Skillet

All of the "stuff" you like to "stuff" into a "stuffed" pepper…but without the pepper! Well, without the actual pepper but made with the delicious Profile Roasted Red Pepper Marinara Sauce.
Profile by Sanford Roasted Red Pepper Marinara Sauce
TOTAL TIME
30 Mins
COURSE
Main Course
CUISINE
American
SERVINGS
4
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 bell peppers chopped
  • 14.5 oz. can chopped Italian style tomatoes
  • 1 package Profile Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
  • 1 package frozen cauliflower rice
  • ¼ cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onion and bell pepper and cook, stirring occasionally.
  • Add ground beef and cook, breaking it up into pieces, until browned.
  • Stir in tomatoes and Profile Roasted Red Pepper Sauce.
  • Bring to a simmer, cover, and cook for 5 minutes.
  • While mixture is simmering, cook cauliflower rice according to package directions.
  • Stir in the cooked cauliflower rice to the mixture.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and serve.
NOTES
Profile Exchange: 4oz. lean protein, 2 cups vegetables, 2 fats
 
Get the Profile Roasted Red Pepper Sauce from our online store!
KEYWORD
Low Carb Ground Beef Recipes, Profile Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Easy Sheet Pan Cashew Chicken

Easy, weeknight chicken recipe. The whole family will love this!
Easy Sheet Pan Cashew Chicken
TOTAL TIME
30 Mins
COURSE
Main Course
CUISINE
Asian
SERVINGS
4
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into ¼-½ inch pieces
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • ½ cup Profile Zesty Asian Vinaigrette
  • ½ cup unsalted cashews
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Line a large sheet pan with non-stick foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Place the chicken, broccoli, red bell pepper, and cashews onto prepared baking sheet, spreading out evenly.
  • Pour Profile Zesty Asian Vinaigrette over the chicken mixture and mix well.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender.
  • Serve with cauliflower rice or brown rice.
NOTES
Profile Exchange: 4oz. very lean protein, 1 cup vegetables, 1 fat, 1 free food
 
Profile Zesty Asian Vinaigrette Dressing
KEYWORD
Asian Stir-Fry, Profile Zesty Asian Vinaigrette Dressing, Profile-Friendly Asian Cuisine

Crock Pot Chicken Caesar

An awesome, Profile-friendly crock pot or slow-cooker recipe.
Veggie Meatloaf Cups
TOTAL TIME
4-6 Hrs
COURSE
Main Course
CUISINE
American
SERVINGS
8
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup Profile Parmesan Caesar Dressing
  • 1 to mato chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • Romaine lettuce leaves
  • Whole wheat buns
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Place chicken in slow cooker and add water.
  • Cook for 4-5 hours on high, or 5-6 hours on low, until chicken is thoroughly cooked but still moist and fall-apart tender.
  • About 30 minutes before serving, check chicken to be sure it’s fully cooked and then shred cooked chicken using two forks.
  • Once the chicken is shredded, add Profile Parmesan Caesar Dressings and Parmesan cheese and stir until chicken is coated.
  • Add more dressing if needed.
  • Continue cooking for about 30 minutes to allow flavors to meld.
  • Immediately before serving, stir in chopped tomatoes and fresh parsley.
  • Serve as lettuce wraps or on whole wheat buns and enjoy!
NOTES
Profile Exchange: 3oz. very lean protein, 1 cup vegetables, 1 fat, 1 free food
KEYWORD
Low Carb Slow Cooker, Profile Slow Cooker, Slow-Cooker

Meatloaf Cupcakes

Remember that time you went to your friend’s house to watch the game and he whipped out a pan of meatloaf just before kickoff? Yeah, me either. Meatloaf would make for a pretty strange football party snack…but meatloaf cupcakes; now that’s an entirely different story altogether! If you’re looking for a fun, original and finger-licking good gameday snack – check these out. You’ll be glad you did!
Veggie Meatloaf Cups
TOTAL TIME
30 Mins
COURSE
Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
CUISINE
American, Profile
SERVINGS
12
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup cauliflower par cooked and finely chopped
  • 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ cup green bell pepper finely diced
  • ¼ cup white onion finely diced
  • ¼ cup shredded carrot
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • ½ tsp. dried parsley
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 12 small cubes of mozzarella cheese
  • ¾ cup reduced-sugar/sugar-free ketchup
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Preheat oven to 450. Line a 12-muffin tin with muffin liners
  • Cook 1 cup cauliflower in a microwave-safe bowl with a small amount of water. Microwave on high for 2-3 minutes. Drain off water and chop fine, using a food processor. Set aside.
  • Add onion, pepper, carrot and garlic in food processor until finely diced.
  • Mix ground beef, egg, cauliflower, Worcestershire and seasonings along with vegetables in a large bowl.
  • Portion less than ¼ cup of mixture and add a mozzarella piece to the center and roll into a ball and place in a muffin liner. Repeat to fill the pan. Top each with 1 tbsp. ketchup.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, let rest for 5 minutes. Serve immediately.
NOTES
Profile Exchange: 3 oz. lean protein + 1/3 cup veggies + 1 fat
KEYWORD
Profile Football Foods, Profile Meatloaf, Profile Snacks