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Thursday, September 10, 2015


·         4 whole wheat lasagna noodles
·         10 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
·         1 cup 1% cottage cheese
·         1 TBSP dried basil
·         1 tsp. salt
·         1 tsp. crushed red pepper
·         1 cup marinara sauce (50 calories per ½ cup)
·         ½ cup shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
·         2 TBSP shredded or grated Parmesan cheese
·         Cooking Spray

1.      Preheat oven to 350˚ and lightly spray an 8x8 inch baking dish well
2.      Prepare noodles using package directions, omitting salt and oil, and drain well
3.      In a medium bowl, stir together the spinach, cottage cheese, basil, salt, and red pepper flakes
4.      Place noodles on a flat surface, such as a cutting board and spread spinach mixture over each noodle
5.      Starting at one end, roll up each noodle, then place with seam side down in baking dish, leaving about ½ inch between rolls
6.      Spoon ¼ marinara sauce over each roll and sprinkle evenly with mozzarella cheese
7.      Bake for 25 minutes, or until thoroughly heated
8.      Remove from oven and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese

Servings:  4
Serving size:  1 roll

Nutritional Information
Calories:  203
Fat:  2 g
Saturated Fat:  .5 g                         
Cholesterol:  7 mg              
Sodium:  381 mg                  
Carbohydrate:  27 g            
Fiber:  7 g
Protein:  19 g

"The Perfect Day"
By: Nanette Cameron, RD

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