Jennifer Beckman of Virginia submitted this recipe for our Healthy Eating Contest.
Jennifer Beckman describes her recipe:
This isn't first-week-of-January food, to eat when you've just recommitted to a lifestyle change and are combing the health food store for chia seeds to add to your Green Machine smoothie. This is first-week-of-February food, to eat when you're feeding a family, trying to keep them happy and healthy. It is loaded with power greens, nutritional treasure troves that don't always taste as good as they make you feel. It is spiked with just enough high-test feta cheese to lend a briny tang without too much of a saturated fat whollop. And the golden, flaky phyllo has been anointed with heart-healthy olive oil, instead of the traditional saturated-fat laden butter. My family of picky eaters gobbles this down, with a chunky tomato and cucumber salad on the side, and only I know that this "treat dinner" is actually loaded with health.