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These chicken parmesan meatballs have jumped to the top of our favorite healthy meals list!

Here’s the problem I have with managing my weight: My social life.

The Husband and I always say that if it wasn’t for the enjoyment of traveling, dining out and celebrating life with family and friends, staying slim wouldn’t be a problem.

So every Sunday, without fail, I have to regroup after a weekend of fun and get back to eating healthy with the stash of lean and green meals I’ve collected from Julie Brinkley.

Last night I made a new recipe that was absolutely delish! I snagged it from Julie’s Facebook page and it’s safe to say that it’s jumped to the top of our favorite healthy meals list.

Seriously, you need to try this. It’s a cinch to make, filling and here’s the best part: Healthy.

This recipe makes three servings.


1 lb. lean ground chicken

1/2 cup parmesan cheese

1/2 tsp pepper

½ tsp garlic salt

1/2 tsp Italian seasoning

1/4 tsp onion powder

3/4 cup reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, divided

1 1/2 cups Italian diced tomato, divided


Preheat oven to 350 degrees; lightly spray 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

Blend tomatoes in a blender to resemble tomato sauce.

Combine chicken, parmesan, spices, 1.5 oz. of mozzarella and 3 tbsp tomato sauce and mix well.

Form into meatballs and place in baking dish; bake 25 minutes.

Pour tomato sauce over meatballs and sprinkle with remaining mozzarella; broil until cheese is melted and lightly browned.

You will love it!


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