Parmesan-Ricotta Cheese Sauce

This is a thick but creamy cheese sauce that is good over pasta and vegetables.

Parmesan Ricotta Cheese Sauce

  • A creamy cheese sauce great for pastas or vegetables.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes Serves: 8
    Cooking Time: 10 minutes Yield 20 tbs


  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup All-purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup Part Skim Ricotta Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Salt
  • 1 tsp Chicken Bullion


  1. Melt butter on Medium High
  2. Stir in flour until thoroughly blended
  3. Gradually add milk and stir until thickened
  4. Reduce heat to low
  5. Add cheeses, salt and chicken bullion cube and stir until melted
  6. Continue stirring until fully blended

Easy Chicken and Rice Bake (Lo-Cal)

This recipe is nothing special.  It is quick, easy, and relatively nutritious.  The recipe can be made in 60 minutes, start to finish and goes for about 330 calories with only 7 grams of fat.  Use a low sodium soup if you can.


  • 1 can (10.5 oz) cream of chicken or cream of celery soup
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup uncooked white rice
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves


  1. Preheat oven to 375°
  2. In a separate bowl mix soup, rice, water and paprika.
  3. Spray 13×9 baking dish with non-stick spray, and pour soup and rice mix into bottom of dish
  4. Place 4 chicken breast on top of rice
  5. Sprinkle additional paprika over the chicken breasts
  6. Bake for 45-50 minutes

When finished the rice should be creamy but not soupy.  If you have water standing, keep cooking it.